On the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) today shifted 150 fourth-year MBBS students of Chintpurni Medical College and Hospital (CMCH), Pathankot, to three government and five private medical colleges in the state.These students were shifted for the second time in the past over a month after some of them moved the High Court. On May 6, the High Court directed the DMER to make the allotment on the basis of merit. BFUHS today conducted counselling for these students as per their marks in PMET-2011. As a result, 142 of the 150 students got new colleges.As many as 46 students, who had already passed the theory examinations and were now undergoing one-year internship, asked BFUHS not to shift them. However, the university rejected their plea.
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