Practical Based Approach, Right from the first year
New Delhi: Medical Students across the country, will be getting a new curriculum for MBBS education from next year, as the Medical Council of India as well as the Central Government are making strides in bringing the new syllabus to reality. The development will mark the change in the syllabus after a long span of almost two decades.
The course structure, which has taken almost two-and-a-half years to prepare, recently took a step forward by getting the in-principal nod of the Oversight Committee. The curriculum, called Competency Based Integrated Curriculum for UG Medical Education aims to instill a practical based training approach to medical education, with students getting practical exposure from the very first year. It will see a three pronged strategy to develop problem based learning and develop skill based competencies of medical students.This will be done through integration of three aspects- classroom teaching, hospital based medicine and community medicine.
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