Govt. approves eit exam for docs after MBBS completion

The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the new National Medical Commission Bill-2013, which replaced the Medical Education Regulatory Medical Council of India, which has already been dissolved. In the new law the provision of exit test is being done to ensure the quality of the doctors. After completing the MBBS course, a Common Examination of the National Exit Test (NEXT) has been made in the final year. After passing this examination, doctors will get the license to do a medical practice. Secondly, the PG students will get admission only on the basis of next examination. Apart from this, students who do MBBS from abroad will also have to take the same examination instead of FMGE.

While giving information about Cabinet decisions, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the central cabinet has given its approval to the National Medical Commission Bill, In the fourth year of MBBS, a common exchender provision has been made at the national level. Its name will be the National Exit Test. This Exam will also work with NEET PG. Based on its marks, students will get admission in PG courses. Apart from this, students completing MBBS from abroad will also have to take the same examination for screening. It has been proposed to bring all national importance institutions, including AIIMS, into the realm of neutral and common counseling.


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