Doctors from Ukraine and China get waiver
New Delhi: Final year students who have returned to India due to Covid war and Russia and Ukraine and who have graduated from their institutes no later than June 30, 2022 will be allowed to take the exam of overseas medical graduates, the National Medical Commission said on Friday.
Once qualified for the Foreign Medical Graduates (FMG) examination, they will be required to complete a mandatory rotating medical internship (CRMI) for two years instead of the current year, the NMC said in a public notice.
Foreign medical graduates will only be able to enroll after completing the two-year CRMI, he added, adding that the relaxation given to foreign medical students is a “one-off measure” and should not be treated as “a priority in the future”. .
“In accordance with the order issued by the Supreme Court on April 29, it is advised that Indian students who were in their final year of their undergraduate medical course (had to leave their foreign medical institutes and return to India due to Covid-19, Russia-Ukraine war, etc.) and have subsequently completed their studies and also obtained a certificate of completion by their respective institute, no later than June 30, 2022, will be allowed to attend the ‘FMG review,’ the review said.
“Subsequently, after passing the FMG exam, these foreign medical graduates are required to take the CRMI for a period of two years to compensate for the clinical training that they could not physically undergo during the medical course. undergraduate in the foreign institute as well as to acquaint them with the practice of medicine in Indian conditions,” the notice states.