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Medical Council of India approves proposal for single entrance exam for medical school

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 12 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5438
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

The Medical Council of India has approved a proposal from the health ministry for a single national exam for entry to medical school.

Currently students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate medical degrees in India have to take multiple entrance exams set by individual state governments, private medical colleges, and universities.

The joint proposal for a single national exam, prepared by the health ministry and the Medical Council of India, was unanimously adopted at …

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