National Medical Commission

Foreign MBBS graduates could need double internships to practice in India

As of now, these medical graduates, except those who get their degrees in US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, are required to clear the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination and an internship.

published on : 16th November 2021

NMC gives nod to Ariyalur Government Medical College for intake of 150 students in 2021-22

For a long time, people have been demanding the Tamil Nadu government to set up a government medical college in Ariyalur district.

published on : 13th November 2021

TS HC questions Kaloji varsity’s stand on supplementary exam, pattern  

A student named K Geethika and 30 others filed a petition challenging the examination pattern set by KNRUHS and seeking second supplementary examinations.

published on : 13th November 2021

Regulator proposes 10-year cap to finish MBBS course for medical aspirants

This, said top officials in the National Medical Commission (NMC), is aimed at removing non-serious candidates from the field.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Non-MBBS teachers in medical colleges staring at an uncertain future

The ministry, however, seems to have turned a blind eye to their petition. Association members pointed out that the Teachers Eligibility and Qualifications guidelines of the previous regulator,

published on : 30th October 2021

Medical colleges asked to amend unscientific information about LGBTQIA+ in textbooks

The NMC advisory was issued on the lines of Madras HC judgment that said medical courses in India reaffirm queerphobia and discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities and called for necessary reforms.

published on : 14th October 2021

Government medical colleges too catch faculty data fudge bug

The Commission said its Medical Assessment and Rating Board observed that faculty positions in many departments of government medical colleges have stayed vacant for several years.

published on : 13th October 2021

Telangana HC issues notices to Centre, Kaloji varsity over MBBS first year exam pattern

The petitioners counsel informed the court that there was a mismatch between the question paper set by the university and the guidelines framed by the National Medical Commission.

published on : 12th October 2021

Regulation of medical education has become business, tragedy of nation: SC on NEET

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas of 41 Post Graduate doctors and others who have challenged the last minute changes made to the syllabus.

published on : 6th October 2021

NMC says no plan to allow MBBS course in Hindi, regional language 

The medical education regulator clarified that there is no plan to amend norms to allow medicine courses in languages other than English. 

published on : 21st September 2021

National Medical Commission blinks on new norms for PG medical education

Senior officials at the Commission met representatives of the IMA on Thursday and accepted suggestions to modify various contentious clauses.

published on : 11th September 2021

IMA seeks removal of one-week posting provision for medical interns in Ayush medicine 

In a letter to the NMC, the IMA warned that the one-week period exposure especially in another system of medicine will only pave the way for a "half-baked mixopathy, which is disastrous for the countr

published on : 15th July 2021

Parents' and students' association appeals for justice to medical students

About 450 medical students in the State passed with marginal marks, however, they weren’t promoted to second year.

published on : 11th July 2021

Dhanbad administration orders lodging of FIR against four doctors for not joining duty

Besides lodging FIR, the deputy commissioner has also recommended to the National Medical Commission (NMC) and Jharkhand Medical Commission for cancelling their medical practising license.

published on : 4th May 2021

NMC Bill: IMA protest receives mixed response in Karnataka

The protest is against the National Medical Commission Bill that will be tabled in the Parliament on Saturday.

published on : 28th July 2018
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