NMC Advice to Students: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has advised Indian students not to take admission in medical colleges in Pakistan. The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) had urged Indian students not to enroll themselves in any college or educational institution in Pakistan through a joint consultation a few days ago, following which the NMC Public notice has been issued.
In consultation with the UGC and AICTE, it was said that if the students failed to do so, they would not be eligible to find a job or pursue higher education in this country. In the notice issued on April 29, it has been said that ‘all concerned are advised not to travel to Pakistan for medical education’.
“Any citizen/overseas national of India who wishes to take admission in MBBS/BDS or equivalent medical course in any medical college in Pakistan shall not be eligible to appear in FMGE or get employment in India,” the notice said. except those who had enrolled in degree colleges/institutions of Pakistan after obtaining security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs before or after December 2018.” Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) and “National Exit Test” ( NeXT) is a licensing exam for students to practice in India.
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