National Medical Commission has proposed NEXT in 2019
NEXT aim is to replace NEET PG and the professor exam in the university
NEXT will replace existing FMGE and NEET PG
It will be the qualifying final exam for MBBS students
It will be licensing test for MBBS student to practice medicine in India
It will also be a gateway to post-graduation.
The test will be conducted in two stages - NEXT-1 and NEXT-2.
PG seats will be allotted to the students according to the marks obtained in NEXT 1 only.
NEXT 2 is a pass-fail exam, the candidate will get the license after clearing NEXT 2.
NEXT –1 is in MCQ mode and it will comprise 240 questions for 960 Marks from major and minor subjects.
NEXT-2 will test practical skills and will be conducted after the completion of one year internship