Incident Reports

Doctors agitated demanding 70 percent open quota for MD/MS study


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi

Non-government doctors have been agitated by the publication of the entrance examination two weeks ago by Medical Education Commission Sanothimi. In the entrance examination scheduled for October 13 the commission has allocated 50 percent seats for open category, 40 percent seats for government and 10 percent seats for foreign medical students.  The agitating doctors submitted a memorandum demanding the annulment of the allocation and also tried to padlock the office of the Medical Education Commission.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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