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Why All Is Not Lost For Indian Medical Students In Philippines Despite Losing Delhi High Court Case

Why All Is Not Lost For Indian Medical Students In Philippines Despite Losing Delhi High Court Case

Deprived by the new regulations enacted by the medical education regulator National Medical Commission (NMC) on November 18, 2021, some students had challenged it in the Delhi High Court

09 August 2022
Indian Medical Education System Needs To Treat Itself For Queerphobia

Indian Medical Education System Needs To Treat Itself For Queerphobia

There is an urgent need to bring curricular reforms to ensure that Indian health professional students are trained to be competent, scientific and empathetic...

02 August 2022

Actor Sonu Sood Asks Edu Tech Company To Remove His Content To Safeguard Medical Students’ Careers

National Medical Commission’s new regulation has made it impossible for students to become doctors in India with foreign MBBS degrees. Realising that his...

How Education Agents Mislead Medical Students And Thwart NMC’s Efforts To Stop Them From Going Abroad

How Education Agents Mislead Medical Students And Thwart NMC’s Efforts To Stop Them From Going Abroad

Many Russian colleges, that admit students through entrance tests, have started receiving applications from Indian students and they will start offering...

14 June 2022

Supreme Court Ruling Casts Shadow Over Indian MBBS Students’ Study Abroad Ambitions

By upholding National Medical Commission regulations, the Supreme Court has greenlit norms that make it impossible for Indian students to practice in India...

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21 May 2022
Why Are Terms Like ‘Lesbian’ And ‘Sodomy’ Still Mentioned As Sexual Offences In Medical Syllabus?

Why Are Terms Like ‘Lesbian’ And ‘Sodomy’ Still Mentioned As Sexual Offences In Medical Syllabus?

Lesbianism is still being considered a sexual perversion in medical terminology which is against the 2014 Supreme Court order.


29 April 2022
SC Directs NMC To Frame Scheme For Rescued MBBS Students Hit By Ukraine Crisis, Pandemic

SC Directs NMC To Frame Scheme For Rescued MBBS Students Hit By Ukraine Crisis, Pandemic

The apex court took note of the plight of the student who could not complete the clinical training physically in the Chinese institute due to the pandemic...


26 April 2022
Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Nitin Gadkari Bats For Indian Students In Philippines, Asks NMC To Examine Issue

Over 10,000 students studying undergraduate medical courses in the Philippines are staring at an uncertain future after the Indian medical education regulator...


11 April 2022
NMC Snubs Indian Embassy In Philippines, Refuses Relief To Over 10,000 Medical Students

NMC Snubs Indian Embassy In Philippines, Refuses Relief To Over 10,000 Medical Students

The Indian Embassy in Manila in Philippines, requested NMC (National Medical Commission) to give special exemption to these students but has been turned down.


09 April 2022
How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

The disconnect between foreign minister S Jaishankar's wish to get medical students admitted in universities in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries and the...


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05 April 2022
1.96:1000 Nurse-To-Population Ratio In India At Present: Govt To Rajya Sabha

1.96:1000 Nurse-To-Population Ratio In India At Present: Govt To Rajya Sabha

Responding to a question in the Upper House, the Health Minister said that the nurse-population ratio in the country at present is 1.96 nurses per 1,000...


31 March 2022
Why Over 10K Indian Medical Students In Philippines Deserve Immediate Relief From NMC

Why Over 10K Indian Medical Students In Philippines Deserve Immediate Relief From NMC

The National Medical Commission’s recent advisory invalidating the medical courses of the Philippines has put the careers of scores of students in jeopardy.


25 March 2022
Indian Medical Students Abroad With Incomplete Internship Due To Compelling Situations To Get Relief

Indian Medical Students Abroad With Incomplete Internship Due To Compelling Situations To Get Relief

The candidates must have cleared FMGE (screening test), which is mandatory for Indian students with foreign medical qualification to practice medicine in...


25 March 2022
Career At Stake, Indian Medical Students In Philippines Say 'NMC Betrayed Us'

Career At Stake, Indian Medical Students In Philippines Say 'NMC Betrayed Us'

Students allege the the National Medical Commission (NMC) had assured them that it would not derecognize retrospectively the bridge course offered by...


16 March 2022
After Ukraine, Future Of 10,000 Indian Medical Students Studying In Philippines At Stake

After Ukraine, Future Of 10,000 Indian Medical Students Studying In Philippines At Stake

Medical studies regulator NMC has invalidated pre-medical course from Philippine colleges, making students ineligible to practice in India


12 February 2022
1,425 PG Medical Seats Remained Vacant Last Academic Year: Govt

1,425 PG Medical Seats Remained Vacant Last Academic Year: Govt

The health minister was responding to a question on the number of seats for PG medical courses which remained vacant in the last academic year.


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12 November 2021
National Medical Commission Exceeds Supreme Court's Deadline For College Inspection

National Medical Commission Exceeds Supreme Court's Deadline For College Inspection

While in 2016, SC had fixed May 31 as the last date to complete the process, several medical colleges that Outlook spoke to confirmed that the NMC’s...


06 October 2021
Changes In NEET-Super Speciality Exams From Next Year: Centre

Changes In NEET-Super Speciality Exams From Next Year: Centre

The Centre informed the Supreme Court that the changes in the pattern of the NEET-Super Speciality examination will be implemented from next academic year...


06 May 2021
NMC’s Draft Regulation Discriminates Against Foreign Medical Graduates

NMC’s Draft Regulation Discriminates Against Foreign Medical Graduates

To meet the challenges posed by Covid, health infrastructure is required to be augmented rapidly. Some estimates suggest that there are about 100, 000 foreign...


05 December 2020
Law Violated By National Medical Commission In Framing Norms For MBBS Admissions?

Law Violated By National Medical Commission In Framing Norms For MBBS Admissions?

National Medical Commission must give 30 days time for state governments, medical professionals and the general public to give their views on the new MBBS...


21 October 2020
National Medical Commission: Website ‘Flouts’ Law, Messes Up Organisational Structure

National Medical Commission: Website ‘Flouts’ Law, Messes Up Organisational Structure

The NMC Act says that it is a 32-member body and all decisions will be made by voting of the majority of its members.


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