Kerala Private Medical College Managements to hold Meet on August 31

The Kerala Private Medical College Managements Association has expressed hope that it will convince the Supreme Court that there would not be enough students in the rank list published by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) to fill the management seats in its affiliated colleges.

Reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision not to stay the Kerala High Court’s verdict declaring void and inoperative the entrance test conducted by the association on 30th May, 2010 for admission to the management seats in 11 self-financing medical colleges under it, Fazal Gafoor, president of the association, said here on Monday that the apex court had given them 10 days time to check whether it would be possible to get students from the rank list published by the CEE for filling the management seats.

He said the association representatives will meet here on Tuesday to chalk out the steps to be taken in the wake of the verdict given by the Supreme Court.

Stating that the verdict given by the apex court was difficult to implement, Dr. Gafoor said even the Muslim minority colleges affiliated to the association would not be able to admit students belonging to their community, if the verdict was implemented.

Talks Proposed

Education Minister M.A. Baby said here on Monday that the government would hold talks with the representatives of the Kerala Private Medical College Managements Association to resolve the deadlock over admissions.

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