On September 27, the top court had pulled the National Medical Commission (NMC) and the National Board of Examinations (NBE) over last-minute changes to the syllabus for the (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021. The top court emphasised that doctors cannot be left at the mercy of insensitive bureaucrats and warned of issuing strictures if a solution is not found.
"Doctors cannot be left at the mercy of insensitive bureaucrats," it said, telling the NBE and the NMC to hold consultation with Health Ministry, to resolve the matter.
The results of NExT -- Step 1 and 2 -- will then be used for the qualifying final MBBS exam, to get a license to practice modern medicine in India and for merit-based allocation of post-graduate (PG) seats in broad specialties.
Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commissions (UGC) has warned students keen to take admissions in modern medicine offered by Singhania University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. In a notice, the Commission has stated that the courses offered in modern medicine by Singhania University are without approval of NMC (Erstwhile MCI). “It is brought to the notice of students and […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Medical Commission (NMC) on Saturday notified its first major regulation titled as “Minimum Requirements for Annual MBBS Admissions Regulations (2020)”. The notification issued today replaces the “Minimum Standard Requirements for Medical Colleges, 1999 (for 50/100/150/200/250 Annual Admissions)” of the erstwhile Medical Council of India (MCI). The new Regulation shall be applicable to […]
New Delhi: Parliament on Monday passed amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act as well as the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill after Lok Sabha approved minor changes made by Rajya Sabha. On August 1, Rajya Sabha cleared the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. […]
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the biggest reforms for medical education in the country. The bill that seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 was passed by a […]
Bhubaneswar: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Odisha unit joined the 12-hour cease-work stir by the IMA and observed Black Day here today protesting the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill seeking to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Wearing black badges and holding banners, over 100 medical students took out a […]
New Delhi: The IMA has opposed the draft bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, claiming it will cripple the medical profession. The draft National Medical Commission Bill was on Friday approved by the Cabinet. It provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate […]