Foreign medical graduate exam must for Ukraine medical students, no exception can be granted to them for pursuing medicine: NMC official – ET HealthWorld

Medical students returning from war-torn Ukraine will have to clear the foreign medical graduate exam if they wish to pursue medicine in India, a senior official at the National Medical Commission (NMC), the body that regulates medical education in the country, told ET. “There are clear-cut rules for students pursuing medical education in other countries and the same will be followed for those returning from Ukraine,” NMC member Vijayendra Kumar told ET. He said there is no proposal to make an exception for medical students returning from Ukraine, which is…

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Gujarat: NeXT aims to replace MBBS finals, NEET-PG, FMGE – ET HealthWorld

AHMEDABAD: To be held on the lines of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), the National Medical Council aims to conduct National Exit Test (NeXT) for final year MBBS students from 2023. The NeXT will replace the final year undergraduate examination and will also be the basis for admission to postgraduate specialty courses, replacing the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (PG). Students who clear the exam will be granted a licence to practice modern medicine in India and for enrolment in the state medical register or the national medical register, as…

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