The government is set to make the NEET (National Eligibility cum and Entrance Test) compulsory for even those students who wish to study medicine outside India from this year.
Official sources in the Health Ministry said that the move is gone for guaranteeing that exclusive “great quality” understudies think about the medical study in abroad.
At present, medical graduates who get their degrees from colleges abroad need to take the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination led by the Medical Council of India before they are enlisted for practices as specialists in India.
Their passing rate, in any case, has been horrifyingly poor.
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“Just 10-15% of these graduate can clear the MCI licentiate examination consistently which says a ton in regards to the nature of students and standard of medical training they get in different nations,” an authority in the ministry revealed.
Around 6-7,000 students go outside of India to study medical courses, for the most part to China and Russia. At present, any student who has passed class XII from any board with 50% only needs to procure an Eligibility Certificate from Medical Council of India in order to move abroad to become a doctor.
“There are worries about the quality of the students who can without much of a stretch get a degree in medicine from abroad and the low quality of education transferred to the colleges they go to. By making NEET obligatory, we can at any rate address one of the fundamental issues,” the authority included.
The new rule will imply that exclusive those students who are in top 50 percentile of NEET will be qualified to pick medical study outside India.
The Union ministry of health and family welfare after as of late having dialogues with the Ministry of Education of the Chinese government has additionally recognized 45 medicine schools which have been arranged as “good”.
Sources in the MCI said that students, at the time of looking for eligibility certificates, will be guided on these “perceived” medical universities as China draws in the most extreme number of medical students from India consistently.
The CBSE, which conducts NEET for entrance into MBBS, BDS and a few different courses in the field of medicine, in the interim, is probably going to advise details related with the examination on Thursday, February 8 and the test will be hung on May 6.
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