The Medical Council of India (MCI) is the statutory body responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards in medical education. The Regulations are amended from time to time with the previous approval of Central Government to take measures towards enhancement of the quality of medical education.
With the passage of IMC Amendment Act, 2016, a uniform entrance examination for admission to medical courses in the country viz. National Eligibility–cum–Entrance Test (NEET) has been introduced from this year. It would help curb malpractices in medical admissions especially in private medical colleges will lead to greater transparency and ensure better standards of Medical Education.