MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA PUBLIC NOTICE Dated: 25/08/2012 It is brought to the notice of all concerned that the Regulations framed under Section 33 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 with prior approval of Central Government provides for following time schedule for admission to the M.B.B.S., Postgraduate and Super-specialty medical courses. Universities, Medical Colleges, institutions, State Governments including [...]
Important Points about MCI
The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, now repealed, with the main function of establishing uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of medical qualifications in India and abroad. The number of medical colleges had increased steadily during the years after Independence. It was felt that the provisions of Indian Medical Council Act were not adequate to meet with the challenges posed by the very fast development and the progress of medical education in the country. As a result, in 1956, the old Act was repealed and a new one was enacted. This was further modified in 1964, 1993 and 2001.
The objectives of the Council are as follows:-
Maintenance of uniform standards of medical education, both undergraduate and postgraduate.
Recommendation for recognition/de-recognition of medical qualifications of medical institutions of India or foreign countries.
Permanent registration/provisional registration of doctors with recognised medical qualifications,
Reciprocity with foreign countries in the matter of mutual recognition of medical qualifications.
The Official Website is at http://www.mciindia.org/AboutMCI/Introduction.aspx
CET / NEET : Common Entrance Test / National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test
DNB : DipNB : Diplomate National Board : National Board of Examinations : Natboard
FMGE : Foreign Medical Graduate Examination India
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TIME-SCHEDULE FOR COMPLETION OF THE ADMISSION PROCESS FOR FIRST MBBS COURSE POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL COURSES AS NOTIFIED IN THE MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION REGULATIONS, 2000
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