Indian Medical Council Act

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Indian Medical Council Act
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Enacted byParliament of India
Status: In force

Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 is an Indian legislation. The Act provides for the constitution of the Medical Council of India (MCI). The MCI regulates standards of medical education, permission to start colleges, courses or increase the number of seats, registration of doctors, standards of professional conduct of medical practitioners.


Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was passed by Rajya Sabha on 1 August 2016 approving the applicability of NEET.[1]


  1. ^ "Parliament passes bills assigning constitutional status to NEET", Live Mint, 2 August 2016