The National Medical Commission (NMC) has issued an advisory to all the medical colleges concerning the conduct of final year MBBS examinations in view of the second wave.
According to the advisory signed under the authority of Dr Aruna V. Vanikar, President of Undergraduate Medical Education Board of the National Medical Commission, it is directed to all the universities:
“The universities must try to adhere to the existing norms.
Considering the risk stratification of the areas where the Medical colleges/institutions are located, if the external examiners are not available from the outside the state due to the pandemic, at least one examiner must be called from outside the state to conduct the exams online.
The other external examiners may be invited from the Health University who is to remain present physically.
The internal examiners must conduct the exams physically in the same premises.”