Sports to Join MBBS Curriculum

The Medical Council of India has made yoga and sports a part of the undergraduate medical education curriculum. Under the new regulations, 78 of the total of 1,880 academic hours in the first two years will be allotted to sports, extracurricular activities and yoga.

The Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 2012 released by the MCI allot nearly 4 percent of the total teaching hours in the first two years of MBBS to sports and extracurricular activities including yoga.