MCI Eligibility Certificate is now mandatory !


 

PUBLIC NOTICE – Medical Council of India, New Delhi

Source – TOI 27/05/2016

This is to inform to all ‘concerned that the requirement of obtaining Eligibility Certificate to pursue Primary Medical Qualification (MBBS or its equivalent) by an Indian, Citizen/Overseas Citizen of India is mandatory in terms of section 13(4B) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. It is also brought to attention that the requirement of obtaining

Eligibility Certificate was dispensed with by the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) First and Second Ordinance, 2013. However, with the lapse of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2013, the requirement of obtaining Eligibility Certificate from the Medical Council of India stands revived w.e.f. 04.01.2014. The Executive Committee of the Council has decided to restart issuance of Eligibility Certificate w.e.f the current Academic Year i.e 2016-2017.

Accordingly, public at large is hereby informed that in terms of Section 13(48) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and Clause 4(2) of the Screening Test Regulation, 2002, an Indian National/Overseas Citizen of India who desires to take admission into MBBS or its equivalent course in a Medical University/Institution outside the country, is required to obtain Eligibility Certificate from the Medical Council of India, New Delhi before leaving the country. It is not permissible for holder of a primary medical qualification to appear in the Screening Test without obtaining an Eligibility Certificate from Medical Council of India.

Therefore, all the applicants who have taken and/or desire to take admission into MBBS or its equivalent course in a Medical University/Institution outside the country may apply for Eligibility Certificate to the Medical Council of India, New Delhi on the prescribed application Form No. 1 along with all relevant documents and fee. The said application form may be downloaded from the MCI website

Dr. Reena Nayyar

Secretary (VG)

www.mciindia.org.

 

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