mci elgiblity certificate criteria NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
By Live Dr - Wed Oct 08, 1:21 pm
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria :
He / She is a citizen of India.
Possesses primary medical qualifications that are recognized by the Government of
the country issuing that qualification and the holder of that qualification is entitled for
practice in that country. The said medical school must be listed in WHO directory of
He / She had obtained “Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India
(applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after
15.03.2002). This requirement shall not be necessary in respect of Indian citizens
who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before
15th March 2002.
All students who have taken admission abroad prior to 15.03.2002 and are required
to qualify the Screening Test for their registration, shall be allowed to appear in the
Screening Test even if they do not meet the minimum admission norms of MCI for
joining undergraduate medical course, subjected to the compliance of the Judgment(s)
of the Hon’ble Supreme Court/Competent Courts in this regard including but not limited
to judgment dated 8th March 2002 in Civil Appeal No. 2779 of 2000 & other judgments
/orders as well as instructions issued by MCI from time to time.
From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility
Certificate from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.
Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on
Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council
of India. The same may be referred to at www.mciindia.org or obtained from Secretary,
Medical Council of India, Sector 8 Pocket 14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033,
25367035 Fax: 25367024.