New Delhi: The National Medical Commission (NMC), India has accomplished the impressive milestone of obtaining the esteemed World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Recognition Status for an impressive duration of 10 years. This recognition serves as a testament to NMC’s steadfast dedication to maintaining the highest standards in medical education and accreditation.
This recognition has brought along multiple benefits for the medical students, which include:
- All 706 existing medical colleges in India will be accredited by WFME, and the new medical colleges that will be established in the next 10 years will receive automatic WFME accreditation.
- The recognition will improve the quality and standards of medical education in India by aligning them with global best practices and benchmarks.
- Indian medical graduates will have the opportunity to pursue postgraduate training and practice in countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand that require WFME recognition.
- The international recognition and reputation of Indian medical schools and professionals will be enhanced, enabling academic collaborations and exchanges, promoting continuous improvement and innovation in medical education, and cultivating a culture of quality assurance among medical educators and institutions
- With NMC’s WFME accreditation, all Indian students are now eligible to apply for the Education Commission on Foreign Medical Education and the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
Dr. Yogender Malik, Member of the Ethics and Medical Registration Board and Head Media Division at NMC on this landmark achievement said, ‘WFME’s recognition underscores that the quality of medical education in India adheres to global standards. This accolade empowers our students with the opportunity to pursue their careers anywhere in the world, while also making India an attractive destination for international students due to our globally recognized standards.’