The National Medical Commission (NMC) has warned aspiring Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) to undertake their mandatory rotational medical internships (CRMIs) only at universities that have been approved by the NMC for this role. Candidates can find the complete advertisement along with the rules laid down on the official website of NMC: nmc.org.in.
On Thursday, the Undergraduate Medical Education Board (UMEB) told medical aspirants that their mandatory 12-month internships in India should be completed only at NMC-approved colleges, and not at institutions/clinics self-employed that are not affiliated to any institute that does so. they do not have the green signal from NMC to offer CRMI to FMG.
The NMC also clarified that state medical boards are required by law to allot seats to foreign students who have qualified the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE), only in medical colleges.
However, the NMC has also strictly instructed all state colleges to first ensure that all CRMI applicants have successfully cleared the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE).
Further, NMC also clarified that autonomous PG institutes conducting DNB-PDCET and non-teaching hospitals are not eligible to conduct CRMI, after the release of CRMI Regulations 2021 by NMC. Candidates have been advised to check the state list of colleges. which have been approved by NMC by CRMI.