NMC issues new guidelines on the selection of Examiners for MBBS exams

New Delhi – The National Medical Commission (NMC) has now issued the modified guidelines with relaxations in the appointment of examiners for MBBS exams also.

According to the new advisory given by National Medical Commission (NMC) to all medical colleges and universities must in the first instance try to adhere to the existing norms regarding external examiners as provided for in Regulations for graduate Medical Education. If it’s not feasible, Universities advised to follow one of the options. With respect to External examiners for the MBBS examinations considering the risk stratification of the areas where the Medical colleges/institutions are located, if External examiner are not available from outside the state due to the pandemic then External examiners to be selected from a different University in the State and these examiners has to be physically present at the venue of the examination. In case States having all the medical colleges under the same University i.e State Health University, Medical Colleges may engage External Examiners from any other college under the State Health University of such External Examiners should be physically present during the examination.

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