National Medical Commission (NMC) is an Indian regulatory body of 33 members which regulates medical education and medical professionals. It replaced the Medical Council of India on 25 September 2020. NMC has been constituted by an act of Parliament known as the National Medical Commission Act, 2019, which came into force on 25.9.2020 by gazette notification dated 24.9.2020. The Board of Governors in supersession of the Medical Council of India constituted under section 3A of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 stands dissolved. NMC full form is National Medical Commission.
The Commission grants recognition of medical qualifications gives accreditation to medical schools, grants registration to medical practitioners, monitors medical practice and assesses the medical infrastructure in India.
Here in this section, we are providing a short overview of NMC (National Medical Commission). Let’s have a look.
|NMC||National Medical Commission|
|Predecessor||Medical Council of India (MCI)|
|Purpose||Medical Regulatory Agency|
|Affiliation with||Ministry of Health and Family Welfare|
|Established||25 September 2020|
|Chairman||Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma|
The National Medical Commission (NMC) (former Medical Council of India/MCI) is the authority liable for conducting and overseeing major screening tests. While it manages tests like the NEET-UG and NEET-PG, it performs the famous Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) in India for students having an MBBS Abroad degree. This is compulsory for those Indian students who have completed their medical degrees abroad and want to study abroad and complete their medical education from MCI or NMC Approved Medical Colleges in India.
In this selection, We will inform you that the commission consists of four autonomous boards. Let’s have a check.
|Andaman Nicobar Islands||102||0||0||37||17|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||87||0||0||28||17|
|Jammu & Kashmir||1210||1423||179||405||890|