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 Union Health Ministry is all set up with a plan for the implementation of NEXT, a common final year undergraduate medical examination, which will come into effect in three years. The ministry claims that it has given itself a deadline of six months for preparing the groundwork for implementation of NEXT. The Minister said […]