Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

National Exit Test (NEXT)

One of the key changes in the national medical commission bill is the proposed National Licentiate Examination (NLE), now approved to be amended to a National Exit Test (NEXT). This is aimed at ensuring a minimum quality standard for the nearly 61,000 MBBS (bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery) graduates India produces annually. NEXT intends ..

Government tighten norms to tackle declining sex ratio

In the direction of effectively arresting the falling sex ratio at birth in the country, the Government has made it compulsory for MBBS doctors to go through training at recognized centres before opening up a sonography centre. The govt will monitor the efforts to curb the menace of foeticide at all levels, including the district ..

NEET by Medical Council of India for MBBS from 2012

Students aspiring for MBBS admissions will not take the EAMCET route but write the National Entrance and Eligibility Test by Medical Council of India (MCI) from 2012. The test will be conducted at the national level by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on behalf of MCI but the counselling and selection would be ..