MBBS Curriculum - MCI President, Dr. Jayshree Mehta says, “Competency-based curriculum in the offing for MBBS”
The MBBS curriculum design starting from 2019 will be based on competency in order to train doctors as per the international standards. The advent of NEET according to the MCI president, also has helped to standardize the quality of students takinf up medicine.
NEET: NIOS students may not be allowed to appear as per MCI proposal
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) and distance learning students will no longer be eligible to appear for NEET if a new amendment proposed by the Executive Committee of the Medical Council of India (MCI) is approved. Union MHRD and MHFW ministers Prakash Javadekar and JP Nadda are currentl..
MCI to be replaced by National Medical Commission: MBBS Exit Exam, National Register and other highlights
The Union Cabinet has approved the ‘National Medical Commission Bill 2017’ on December 15, paving the way for the creation of the National Medical Commission (NMC) to replace the scam-tainted Medical Council of India.
NEET 2018 could be held by May 10, reveals MCI Executive Committee Report
As per the minutes of MCI Executive Committee meeting held on October 25, 2017, the CBSE will conduct NEET 2018 before May 10, 2018. Other dates approved by the MCI and forwarded for the CBSE’s consideration include those related to NEET counselling and result declaration. Candidates are however a..
Medical education is a victim of a very cavalier approach, says Dr Jayshree Pranshankar Mehta, MCI President
Careers360 speaks to Dr Jayshree Pranshankar Mehta, President of Medical Council of India on various factors roiling the country’s medical education system. Read this interview to know what the MCI president shares on state of medical education in India.
NITI Aayog recommends replacing MCI with NMC
NITI Aayog has suggested scrapping of Medical Council of India (MCI) and creating a new body– National Medical Council (NMC). Check here to know more on NMC.
MCI: Time for a clean-up!
With the MCI being termed a ‘den of corruption’ a Parliamentary Committee report comes on the dot, suggesting a road map for a clean medical education system for the country. Careers360 brings you experts insights on this.
NEET not possible for 2016 admissions, say MCI and Health Ministry
The Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Health Ministry have opined that conducting a common entrance test this year itself is not possible.
Supreme Court clears way for common medical entrance examination across India
The Supreme Court of India has cleared the Medical Council of India (MCI) proposal for a common entrance examination for medical colleges across the country setting aside its previous order under which common entrance examination for MBBS, BDS and PG courses were proscribed. In 2013, the court had ..
Medical Council of India needs complete restructuring, says parliamentary panel
The parliamentary standing committee on health and family welfare has demanded a complete restructuring of the Medical Council of India (MCI). Read more parliamentary standing committee report on

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