Ludhiana, April 8 -- Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) director Dr William Bhatti and principal Dr Jeyaraj D Pandian released a book on the applied aspects of training for the new competency-based MBBS curriculum on Thursday. The book was released during the inauguration of a day-long training workshop 'GAP' (good assessment practices) organised for doctors of various medical colleges.

The book's author, Dr Dinesh Badyal, who is the convener of National Medical Commission for faculty development, said the new MBBS curriculum focuses more on skill-based or application-based learning than the simple recall of memory-based facts. The examination pattern has changed significantly from this year and it is based more on direct obse...