NMC Guidelines to Restart Medical Colleges After a Break: All you need to know

NMC guidelines explained and summarised.

By now all the UG students might have started off their MBBS journey after a “short” break, but still the route in front is not clear for everyone. Taking a peek into the NMC (National Medical Commission) guidelines regarding the reopening of the medical colleges complying to which the colleges have already reopened on December 1st 2020, with academic calendar including schedule of examinations for all UG batches.

According to the guidelines, the new UG academic session for 2020-21 should commence from 1st February 2021 and the new PG academic session for 2020-21 should begin at least from 1st July 2021.

2020-21 Batch: would begin their academic session from February 2021.

1st year Examination: January 2022

2nd year Examination: December 2022

3rd Year Examination: December 2023

Final Year Examination: February 2025

2019-20 Batch (Current First Year Students)

1st year Examination: February 2021

2nd year Examination:  January 2022

3rd Year Examination: January 2023

Final Year Examination: February 2024

Completion of internship: February 2025

2018 -19 Batch (Current Second Year Students)

2nd year Examination: April 2021

3rd Year Examination:  March 2022

Final Year Examination: February 2023

Completion of internship: February 2024

2017-18 Batch (Current Third Year Students)

3rd Year Examination: April 2021

Final Year Examination:  March 2022

Completion of internship: March 2023

2016-17 Batch (Current Final Year Students)

Final Year Examination: April 2021

Completion of internship: April 2022

2015 Batch (Current Interns):

  • NMC has issued a separate advisory (No.NCM/UGMEB/25447) asking the institutions to review the missed internship training for its own students and to issue a revised training schedule so as to complete the training by 05.2021 or earlier depending on the period of internship lost/completed by the institution prior to or during the lockdown.

*All the above summarized details are based on NMC Advisory (No.NMC/Secy/2020/05) dated 25.11.2020 and may vary according to different universities.

Sources : https://www.nmc.org.in/MCIRest/open/getDocument?path=/Documents/Public/Portal/LatestNews/Advisory-external%20Examiner-04.08.2020%20.pdf

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