About NCISM

    The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine is the statutory body constituted under NCISM Act, 2020 vide Gazette notification extraordinary Part (ii) Section 3(ii) dated 21.09.2020.

    An Act to provide for a medical education system that improves access to quality and affordable medical education, ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals of Indian System of Medicine in all parts of the country; that promotes equitable and universal healthcare that encourages community health perspective and makes services of such medical professionals accessible and affordable to all the citizens; that promotes national health goals; that encourages such medical professionals to adopt latest medical research in their work and to contribute to research; that has an objective periodic and transparent assessment of medical institutions and facilitates maintenance of a medical register of Indian System of Medicine for India and enforces high ethical standards in all aspects of medical services; that is flexible to adapt to the changing needs and has an effective grievance redressal mechanism and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

    Conduction of a uniform Post-Graduate National Entrance Test for admission to postgraduate courses in each discipline of the Indian System of Medicine (Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha) in all medical institutions is governed under NCISM Act 2020 (Ref. Clause 16 of NCISM Act 2020).