NMC clarifies on eligibility for appearing in final year PG exams 2022

Medical students will be allowed to appear in the final PG exams provided they complete the Online course in Research Methods in 6 months, the NMC said.

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Anu Parthiban | Jun 9, 2022 - 9:57 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has issued a clarification regarding the eligibility criteria for final year postgraduate (PG) students without completing the ‘Online course in Research Methods’ for appearing in the final examination 2022. Medical students will be allowed to appear in the final exams provided they complete the course in six months, as per the official statement.

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The NMC in a latest notification said, “The course is applicable for super speciality courses also.” “Students who have not completed the course may be allowed to appear in the final examination. However, such students have to complete the course within six months for which the Dean will facilitate in registration of the course and the result of such students may be declared after completion of the course,” it said.

However, in case of non-availability of slots in ICMR, then the respective Institute may itself conduct the course and the Dean should issue a certificate for having completed the course, for the present batch only, it added.

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The Board also decided that the Inspector or Assessor will verify that the students have completed the course or not.

The decision was taken after a number of representations from various medical institutes and PG students seeking exemption from completing the ’Online Course in Research Methods.


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