To serve the nation Foreign Medical Graduates are waiting for internships in India

To serve the nation Foreign Medical Graduates are waiting for internships in India

India is facing an alarming situation due to COVID-19 rising cases with more than three lakh cases being reported daily, more than 70,000 Foreign Medical Graduates(FMGS) looking forward to getting themselves enrolled in internships amid the crisis.

The National Medical Council(NMC) has also released a new draft of regulations for FMGs stating that there will be no license allowed to obtain till they fulfil the eligibility criteria. “A person intending to practice in India after obtaining primary medical qualifications has to qualify the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination(FMGE) until the National Exit Test(NExT) becomes operational,” The draft read, also inviting comments.

It has also been requested to keep NEXT 1 and NEXT 2 the same for Foreign medical graduates as it is for Indian Medical Graduates. On 15 April, Indian Foreign Medical Students(IFMS) welfare MCI Gurukul Trust addressed in their letter to the Prime Minister, Health Minister, Chief Ministers, requested to provide relaxation to the students by reducing the passing percentage to 30% to curtail the shortage of MBBS doctors.

Source:- Hindustan Times

 

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