Powers and Functions of the National Medical and Dental Academic Board

owers and Functions of the National Medical and Dental Academic Board

National Medical and Dental Academic Board is a sub-regulatory body under the umbrella of the Pakistan Medical Commission. To make it simpler we have broken down its functions below.

(a) It will formulate accreditation standards, for undergraduate medical and dental programs of study based in Pakistan and recommend to the Council for its approval.

(b) It will formulate the curriculum and scope of undergraduate medical and dental programs of study in Pakistan leading to general or specialist registration of the graduates of those programs to practice medicine and dentistry in Pakistan and recommend to the Council for its approval.

(c) It will formulate the examination structure and standards for the MDCAT for approval of the Council.

(d) It will formulate the examination structure and standards of the NLE for grant of provisional medical and dental practice licenses upon completion of undergraduate training and to set up and authorize a committee of not less than three persons to formulate the examination papers of NLE for approval of the Council.

(e) It will formulate the examination structure and standards for the NEB examinations of different levels and to set up and authorize a committee of not less than three persons to formulate the NEB examination papers for approval of the Council.

(f) It will formulate and recommend to the Council for its approval the standards, scope and structure of the license re-validation standards (LRS) and to formulate the necessary procedures for re-validation of licenses.

(g) It will review and issue recommendations in respect of the academic standard of any foreign institution referred by the Council.

(h) It will recommend to the Council matters pertaining to policies for the improvement of the quality of medical and dental practitioners and health-care in Pakistan.

That was all about the powers and functions of the National Medical and Dental Academic Board, If you want to completely understand the structure & role of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), then you should read our this article What will be Composition of Pakistan Medical Commission.

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