NMC to Implement Seat Allocation Ratio in UG Seats

By implementing this seat allocation ratio, there remains ample room for an approximate addition of 40,000 MBBS seats across the country, provided that medical colleges are distributed evenly. This potential expansion stands to benefit aspiring medical students and the healthcare sector as a whole.

CBME Guidelines Amendment Cannot be Applied Retrospectively

The NMC has clarified that changes introduced in the Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) Guidelines by the September 1, 2023 amendment will apply only to future students rather than those who have already completed their education or training.

Maintenance of Standards of Medical Education
Regulations, 2023

These regulations, amongst other aspects, contemplate an annual disclosure report to be submitted by medical colleges and medical institutions to the UGMEB or the PGMEB, as the case may be. The Boards will then evaluate these reports to verify if the medical colleges or medical institutions satisfy the conditions or regulations issued by NMC from time to time.