As per the new National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha there will be a final BHMS exit exam at the national level, common PG counselling and National Teachers Eligibility test with saving clause to existing teachers
“A common final year undergraduate medical examination, to be known as the National Exit Test, shall be held for granting licence to practice as medical practitioner of Homoeopathy and for enrolment in the State Register or National Register, as the case may be.
A uniform Post-Graduate National Entrance Test shall be conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in Homoeopathy in all medical institutions governed under this Act.
The Commission shall specify by regulations the manner of conducting common counselling by the designated authority for admission to the postgraduate seats in all medical institutions governed under this Act.
The Commission shall conduct the National Teachers’ Eligibility Test for Homoeopathy through such designated authority and in such manner as may be specified by regulations – nothing contained in this section shall apply to the teachers appointed prior to the date notified under sub-section
All these become operational on such date, within three years from the date on which this Act comes into force, as may be notified by the Central Government:
Other important points are
- Provided that no Member shall either himself or through any of his family members, directly or indirectly, own or be associated with or have any dealings with the managing body of a private or non-government medical institution which is regulated under this Act.
- The Central Government shall, by notification, constitute the following Autonomous Boards, under the overall supervision of the Commission, to perform the functions assigned to such Boards under this Act, namely:— (a) the Homoeopathy Education Board; (b) the Medical Assessment and Rating Board for Homoeopathy; and (c) the Board of Ethics and Registration for Homoeopathy.
Each Board referred to in sub-section shall be an autonomous body which shall carry out its functions under this Act in accordance with the regulations made by the Commission.
3. Provided also that a foreign citizen who is enrolled in his country as a practitioner of Homoeopathy in accordance with the law regulating the registration of such practitioners in that country may be permitted temporary registration in India for such period and in such manner as may be specified by regulations.