The National Medical Commission (NMC) mandates online counselling for postgraduate medical admissions, enforcing common admission procedures across all Indian medical institutions. The “Post-Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2023” emphasize online counselling by state or central authorities and require colleges to declare fees for each course. The regulations introduce changes in examination methods, including formative assessment and multiple-choice questions. District Residency Programme (DRP) criteria are modified, allowing training in district hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds. The regulations aim to streamline admissions and enhance training standards.