The National Medical Commission’s Post Graduate Medical Education Board has announced guidelines as to how medical colleges and institutes will conduct exams. As per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) announced, the medical colleges will conduct exams as per guidelines set by PGMER and will keep a video record of the exam process and all relevant data about the examiners including the examination process, details of the cases kept for the examination and thesis of the students.
The guidelines, the education board said, will be implemented with immediate effect for the purpose of evaluating the examination as a part of inspection for recognition and recognition against increased intake and renewal of recognition of the medical programmes.
There will be no physical or online inspection of the exam process and the medical colleges can go ahead with the conduct of examination as per schedule, it added.
Physical assessment of the medical colleges and institutes will be done after the examination is over and will assess the college regarding the infrastructure, clinical material, investigative material and other facilities and examination details.