PG CET: Not Happening in 2012. Thanks for the mess!

Oh well, this question has been bugging us endlessly for the past few weeks, ever since the MCI declared on its website (ridiculously named MCIIndia.org. Redundancy five!) the much vaunted plan to redesign the ridiculous exam that guards the gates leading into the pantheons of post graduate medical education in India. And now, it seems, … Continue reading PG CET: Not Happening in 2012. Thanks for the mess!

Got A Coupla’ Crores Lying Around? Go, Buy An MD Degree!

Rant Alert: The post below comes from a MCQ-mauled, beleaguered medical student who is suffering an early mid-life crisis. So switch off your brain cells before you commence reading! If you are the type whose sensibilities are easily hurt, turn back. You have been warned… Bit of news from today’s newspaper.  So I know a … Continue reading Got A Coupla’ Crores Lying Around? Go, Buy An MD Degree!

On the Wrong Side of Right…

A terrific TED talk that I stumbled on Dr. Ravi’s Posterous blog. A great bit: “The way to succeed in life is to never make any mistakes: we learn these really bad lessons really well.” The thing that struck at me in this narrative, which I zoned out for a little bit at the end, … Continue reading On the Wrong Side of Right…

A Test of Character

I had another examination today. As the readers of my blog probably know, I am working and simultaneously studying to get into a post graduate degree course in Medicine. Now I will write more on that later, because, for the time being, I just had an epithet regarding the Indian post grad medical examination system: … Continue reading A Test of Character