Considering the outbreak of Omicron virus, the examinations of medical students conducted by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) have been postponed and the examinations of postgraduate students will now be held from 14th February 2022. These exams were to start from January 17, 2022. The examinations of all the faculties of the graduate courses will be held from 28th February, 2022, Which were earlier scheduled from January 31, 2022.
The decision has been taken keeping in view the need for medical services of medical teachers and students of affiliated colleges of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in case of high prevalence of Omicron virus in the state.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Amit Vilasrao Deshmukh. The meeting was attended by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Lieutenant General (Retd.) Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar, Secretary Department of Medical Education,Saurabh Vijay, Commissioner of Medical Education,Virendra Singh, Director Dr. Dilip Mhaisekar, Joint Director Dr. Ajay Chandanwale, Registrar,Dr. Kalidas Chavan, Controller of Examinations Ajit Pathak and concerned officers.