Indian medical colleges to get single entrance exam

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 29 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i856
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. A1 Mumbai

India’s health ministry has taken the next step towards the introduction of a single common entrance examination for graduate and postgraduate medical degrees in all colleges in India.1 2

JP Nadda, the union health minister, approved the proposal made by the Medical Council of India for an amendment to the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. When passed, the amendment will let the council conduct a national common medical entrance test that will apply to …

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