Medical Council of India (MCI) vis-a-vis National Medical Commission (NMC)

As is required of every Top Medical College, the syllabus, campus and faculty of UV Gullas College of Medicine, has been ratified by the MCI (Medical Commission of India) today also known as the National Medical Commission (NMC). The current dynamic reforms implemented by the Government of India, warrants us to talk about the recent developments with regards to MBBS – both within and abroad.

With a rise in the number of students expressing interest to do MBBS abroad, there are a few Questions that comes afore and they are :

About MBBS from abroad

MBBS Abroad is not valid in India. It requires the concerned student to first pass the MCI screening test(Before it was called the FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduate’s Exam) and from 2022 it will be the NEXT(National Exit Test)). If a student was to however, complete the MBBS from countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, then the Indian Medical Board wouldn’t be asking questions to practice in India.  From anywhere else warrants the student to pass the exam to get the license to practice in India.

NEET result NEWS

The court has upheld the MCI’s (Medical Council of India) regulation for NEET for students planning to study MBBS abroad. As per the verdict, from year 2019, it is mandatory for students to first clear NEET exam, to study medicine in foreign Universities.


As of July 29, 2019, the MCI (Medical Council of India) was repealed and the National Medical Commission (NMC) was invoked. The same was done due to the sluggishness, ineffectiveness and the corruptions charges that the body has being infamous for. The NMC is a valid body which calls for development and regulation of all aspects of medical education, professions and institutions. It also provides for setting up a medical advisory council and make recommendations to the panel. The NMC bill proposes a common final year MBBS exam called the National Exit Test (NEXT) for admission to post-graduate medical courses and for obtaining license to practice medicine. The NMC Bill proposes to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), which was dissolved in 2010 following corruption charges against its president Ketan Desai by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

UV Gullas College of Medicine Authorized Admission Office in India, based in Vadapalani, Chennai has ensured that the MCI has given documentation validating the students and the college by itself, before the students head abroad to do MBBS in Philippines. MBBS abroad entails the UV Gullas college of Medicine with a responsibility to ensure that it’s students studying in its campus are safe, recognized and able to go back to their respective countries to practice and serve human mankind.

NEXT (National Exit Test)

NEXT or also known as National Exit Test. It is the final year MBBS exam that will be conducted online. This exam will be attended  by all who have studied medicine and would want a license to practice in India. National Medical Commission Bill 2019 states that NEXT – the MBBS Exit Test to be implemented under the NMC Billwill replace the NEET PG Exam in the next three years, as clarified by Union Health Minister on July 30, 2019.

The MCI screening ((Medical council of India screening) test also called the FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduates Exam) is not cancelled for foreign studying students. Actually name of MCI screening test has been changed to NEXT and it is compulsory to clear this test for both students studying Medicine in India and Abroad. In NEXT if you get 126 marks out of 300 you are eligible to work in India. The test would be online.

NEET PG (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for PG)

The NEET PG will be conducted separately and the students for now, have to pass this exam if they wish to continue their medical studies. The authority, through an official notification, has announced that NEET PG 2020 will be conducted on January 5, 2020NEET PG exam is conducted once in a year for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD), Masters of Surgery (MS) and Postgraduate Diploma (PG diploma).

Preparation for the MCI exam (Medical council of India Examination)

The preparation for MCI lies purely in the student’s hands. Always plan to clear the fundamental subjects first before going for clinical subjects. Follow standard books.

Clearing MCI (Medical council of India) Examination is extremely an intense assignment which needs consistent practice and modification. The examination is high octane and you should be set up for to clear it.

Follow some points to clear MCI Screening Test ((Medical council of India Screening Test) is given below : –

  1. Give importance to both your weak areas as well as strong areas.
  2. You can just skip your weak areas in the beginning to allocate time for studying those.
  3. Set up preparation plan according to the MCI Screening Syllabus ((Medical council of India Screening Syllabus)
  4. As per the MCI Screening syllabus make study notes for each sections
  5. Revise topics at regular intervals so that information is retained even at the time of the exam.

Always trying attempting MCI Mock Test Exams (Medical council of India Mock Test Exams) to test your knowledge and for time management as well. Look up an MCI entrance coaching institute (Medical council of India Coaching Institute) in case your college isn’t offering help. It will make sure that you will cover all the topics and there will be assistance if you encounter with any problems.

These are some Useful Links you can check them : –

UV Gullas College of Medicine, MCI and NEXT

UV Gullas College of Medicine, Philippines conducts MCI based entrance coaching for the students to come back and pass the exam. The NEXT coaching classes that happen on campus are taken up by the most exuberant and active professors in the field. For more than 4 decades, UV Gullas College of Medicine guarantees tales of success through the script it has created by the pass percentage achieved by its students attending USMLE. With more than 80% pass percentage in USMLE, UV Gullas College of Medicine ensures that its students are always the best.

If you would like to do MBBS in Philippines, then you could check out our college UV Gullas College of Medicine.

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