The Union Cabinet of India has approved the draft National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, which seeks to replace the existing medical education regulator Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body to ensure transparency. Currently, the MCI is the statutory body for establishing uniform standards of medical education in India, but, with introduction of this draft bill, MCI will be replaced with a new Commission. The bill provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate and postgraduate education, assessment and accreditation of medical institutions and registration of practitioners under the NMC. The draft bill proposes a common entrance exam and licentiate exam which all medical graduates will have to clear to get practicing licences, an official said.
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