NMC extends renewal of recognised PG medical courses by a year

The NMC also warned universities that failure to seek timely renewal of recognition will result in stoppage of admission to the PG course.

NMC extends renewal of recognised PG medical courses by a year
Anu Parthiban | Oct 6, 2021 - 10:42 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has decided to extend all recognized postgraduate medical courses for another one year for the academic year 2020-21.

In an official notice, NMC said, “As per the postgraduate medical education board, it has been decided that recognised PG courses will be extended to another one year when those are granted by the specific university (in which the PG course are running under or granted) for the academic year 2020-21.”

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On September 15, the NMC issued a letter addressing all principals, vice-chancelllors of medical universities and said that it will be valid for a period of one year or as notified by the commission, which is earlier.

Institutes can apply for renewal of recognition as granted after the extension period. The NMC also warned that failure to seek timely renewal of recognition will result in stoppage of admission to the PG course.

It further said that there were three types of inspection to recognise PG qualification, which were - recognition of PG courses, recognition against increased intake of PG course, renewal of recognition of PG course.

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