Establishment of Medical College Regulations, (Amendment), 2019

May 23, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Board of Governors in supersession of the Medical Council of India on May 13, 2019, has published the Establishment of Medical College Regulations (Amendment), 2019 in order to make further amendments in the Establishment of Medical College Regulations, 1999. It will come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is May 20, 2019.

The amendments made in Establishment of Medical College Regulations, 1999 are:

In Clause 2 (Definition clause), the definitions of Consortium, Consortium Leader, Consortium Member, Registered Memorandum of Understanding / Agreement has been added.

The Clause 2(5.A) has been added which permits a Consortium to make an application for the establishment of new medical college.

In Clause 2(7), the following has been added:

“In addition to the Bank Guarantees to be submitted by the individual members of the Consortium to the Council under the Registered Memorandum of Understanding / Agreement, the Consortium has to submit a Performance Bank Guarantee of double the amount prescribed for a non-governmental entity establishing a Medical College for the permitted intake capacity.”

In Form-1, Format of Application for Permission of the Central Government to Establish a New Medical College the term ‘Company” and “Consortium” shall be added in entries no. 1, 4, 7 & 9.

These amendments are being made with the object of inviting greater participation from the private sector to come forward for establishing medical colleges and imparting high quality medical education and training facilities to the students aspiring to become doctors without compromising the standards of medical education.

[Notification No. MCI-34(41)/2019-Med./112859]

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