New Delhi :The only body responsible for the foundation and maintaninence of high standards of medical education is MCI. With the permission from central government these regulations have been modified and amended as per required standards time to time with the previous approval of Central Government to take measures towards enhancement of the quality of medical education. With the passage of IMC Amendment Act, 2016, a uniform entrance examination for admission to medical courses in the country viz. National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) has been introduced from this year. It would help curb malpractices in medical admissions especially in private medical colleges will lead to greater transparency and ensure better standards of Medical Education. The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.