NMC Advice to Students: National Medical Commission (NMC) has advised Indian students not to take admission in medical colleges in Pakistan. The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) had urged Indian students not to enroll themselves in any college or educational institution in Pakistan through a joint consultation a few days ago, following which the NMC Public notice has been issued.
The notice states, ‘‘Any citizen/overseas national of India who wishes to take admission in MBBS/BDS or equivalent medical course in any medical college in Pakistan, may be required to appear in FMGE or seek employment in India. shall not be eligible, except those who had taken admission in degree colleges/institutions of Pakistan after obtaining security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs before or after December 2018.’’ Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) and ‘National Exit Test’ (NEXT) is a licensing exam for students to practice in India.
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