With several speculations surrounding the conduct of the National Exit Test (NExT), the medicos have been waiting for official clarification for a long time. The uncertainty is finally over and the framework for NExT is here. The National Medical Commission (NMC) in its recently issued draft of ‘The Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2021’ has mentioned that the National Exit Test is soon going to be the gateway for PG medical admissions across the country in each academic year.
The National Medical Commission (NMC) has come into existence from September 25 as the apex regulator of medical education and profession in India. The NMC, with a new set of frameworks, aims to usher in major changes in the medical education sector. Let’s examine the relevance, provisions, and implications of this newly constituted medical regulatory body