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Center plans NEET PG as common exit exam for all Medical graduates

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NEET PG 2016 is proposed to be held in first week of Dec 2016NEET PG will also act as licensing exam for all MBBS students in India (both govt. and private medical colleges) as per the proposal.For permanent registration, all students will need to qualify (>50 %ile marks) NEET PG.The PG seats will be allotted as per the merit in NEET PG and those who qualify but fail to get PG seat will be given permanent registration of state medical council or MCI.FMGE will also be merged into NEET PG.

Source: Indianexpress
Armed with recommendations from the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the parliamentary standing committee on health and family welfare, the Centre is considering instituting an exit examination for MBBS students passing out of government and private medical colleges.

All students would have to clear the test before they can start practising medicine, as well as to get admission in postgraduate medical courses. This year’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Post Graduate (…

PG and superspeciality admissions 2016-17 will be via NEET

The introduction of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) as the sole entrance test by amending the Indian Medical Council Act and Dentists Act has granted statutory status to the test. For 2016 admissions, only state governments have the option of either filling up the seats at state government institutions or filling up state government quota of seats for UG (MBBS and BDS courses only) through NEET or their own test. However, this applies only to the NEET UG. Private universities, deemed universities, private medical and dental colleges cannot conduct their test for admissions and it is binding on them to fill up all their seats through NEET only, including the management quota seats. NEET PG is for entry to the MD/MS courses, which will be conducted in December 2016. NEET PG (MDS) is for entry to postgraduate-level dental courses. Will all states participate? According to Prof (Dr) Bipin Batra, executive director, National Board of Examinations, it is binding and obligatory…