Published on: July 10, 2021


ALL INDIA QUOTA SCHEME What is in news : The Union Health Ministry has announced 27% reservation for the OBCs (Other Backward Classes) and 10% quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the all-India quota (AIQ) scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses from 2021-22. What is AIQ scheme :

    • Introduced in 1986
    • Under the directions of the Supreme Court
    • Provide for domicile-free merit-based opportunities to students from any State aspiring to study in a medical college located in another State
    • Comprises 15% of the UG seats and 50% of the PG seats in government medical colleges