ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Medical Education : Extreme Close-up

Extreme Close-up THE MBBS marks scandal, as the newspapers are dubbing it, in Mumbai University is now at a stage when the fundamental issues which have been raised will be all but forgotten. The governor, also the chancellor of the university, has issued a show-cause notice to the vice-chancellor, Snehalata Deshmukh, asking for an explanation for the award of some eight grace marks to students in the paper on preventive and social medicine (PSM) after declaration of the results. As may be recalled, the 64 students of the final MBBS course had petitioned the vice-chancellor to award grace marks in the PSM paper, become so active on the issue of the which they claimed had been a difficult marks scandal is commendable, but one, so that they could secure passing rather surprising. The logical follow-up marks in that paper. The petition was should be for it to set up a review of granted, but later investigations have the process by which a student is posed several issues: that according to declared as having graduated

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