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6150 MBBS seats were denied in 2017-18: Health Minister informs parliament

6150 MBBS seats were denied in 2017-18: Health Minister informs parliament

New Delhi: A total of 6150 MBBS seats were lost as the Medical Council of India/Central government did not give renewal permission/recognition to around 54 medical colleges in the year 2017-18. A detailed response to this effect was given by Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey through a written reply in Lok Sabha, whereby the minister provided the details of denial to various medical colleges across the country.

As per the Provisions of Indian Medical Council (IMC) Act 1956 and Regulations made thereunder, permission for establishment of a Medical College is granted initially for a period of one year. The permitted medical colleges have to get yearly renewal permission till the first batch of students appear in final year examination and the course is recognized. For this purpose the MCI conducts yearly inspection of the colleges and makes its recommendation to the Central Government. Colleges found deficient in terms of faculty, residents, clinical material and other facilities for proper functioning of the medical college and for offering minimum standard of medical education are not given renewal permission/recognition. 54 Medical Colleges were not granted renewal permission for the year 2017-18. State/UT wise & College wise list of such Colleges including those in Andhra Pradesh is given below:

S. No State/UT Name of Institution Seats Seats not renewed
1 Andhra Pradesh RVS Institute of Medical Sciences, Chittoor 150 150
2 Chhattisgarh Govt. Medical College, Ambikapur 100 100
3 Chhattisgarh Raipur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, 150 150
4 Delhi Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, New Delhi 100 100
5 Gujarat Pramukhswami Medical college, Karamsad 100-150 50
6 Haryana World College of Medical Sciences & Research , Village-Gurawar, Jhajjar, 150 150
7 Haryana N C Medical College & Hospital, Israna, Panipat, 150 150
8 Jharkhand Patliputra Medical College, Dhanbad 50-100 50
9 Karnataka Al-Ameen Medical College & Hospital, Bijapur 100-150 50
10 Karnataka Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore 150 150
11 Karnataka Sri Siddhartha Medical College 130-150 20
12 Karnataka Kempegowda Inst. of Medical Sciences 120-150 30
13 Karnataka Sambhram Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Kolar Distt 150 150
14 Kerala Al-Azhar Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital 150 150
15 Kerala Mount Zion Medical College, Adoor, Kerala 150 150
16 Kerala Kannur Medical College, Kannur, Kerala 100-150 50
17 Kerala S R Medical College & Research Centre, Thiruvanathapuram, 100 100
18 Kerala Kerala Medical College, Palakkad, 150 150
19 Madhya Pradesh Sri Aurbindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore 100 to 150 50
20 Madhya Pradesh Sakshi Medical College & Research Centre, Guna, 150 150
21 Madhya Pradesh Sukh Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Mouja, Chargawan, Jabalpur, 150 150
22 Madhya Pradesh Modern Institute of Medical Sciences & Sevakunj Hospital & Research Centre, Kanadia, Indore, 150 150
23 Madhya Pradesh Advanced Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bhopal 150 150
24 Maharashtra Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Medical College, Dhule 100 100
25 Odisha Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, Rourkela 100 100
26 Punjab Chintpurni Medical College and Hospital, Pathankot, Punjab 150 150
27 Rajasthan Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Nathdwara, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Rajasthan 150 150
28 Rajasthan American International Institute of Medical Sciences, Bedwas, Udaipur, 150 150
29 Tamil Nadu Madha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai 100 100
30 Tamil Nadu Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research 150 150
31 Tamil Nadu Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Medical Sciences, Kancheepuram, Chennai, 150 150
32 Tamil Nadu Annaii  Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kancheepuram, 150 150
33 Telangana Malla Reddy College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana 150 150
34 Telangana SVS Medical College, Mahabubnagar 100-150 50
35 Telangana Mediciti Inst. of Medical Sciences 100-150 50
36 Telangana Mahavir Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranga Reddy, Vikarabad, 150 150
37 Telangana RVM Medical College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mulugu Mandal, Medak Distt. 150 150
38 Uttar Pradesh Saraswati Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur 100-150 50
39 Uttar Pradesh Rohilkhand Medical College & Hospital, Bareilly 100-150 50
40 Uttar Pradesh Major S.D Singh Medical College and Hospital 100 100
41 Uttar Pradesh Era’s Medical college & Hospital, Lucknow 100-150 50
42 Uttar Pradesh Subharti Medical College, Meerut 100-150 50
43 Uttar Pradesh Hind Inst. Of Medical Sciences, Sitapur 150 150
44 Uttar Pradesh Glocal Medical College, Super Specialty Hospital & Research Center, Mirzapur 150 150
45 Uttar Pradesh G.C.R.G. Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 150 150
46 Uttar Pradesh Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences, Banthara, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, U.P 150 150
47 Uttar Pradesh Krishna Mohan Medical College & Hospital, Mathura, 150 150
48 Uttar Pradesh Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences, Gajaraula 150 150
49 Uttar Pradesh Varunarjun Medical College, Banthra, Shahjajanpur, U.P. 150 150
50 West Bengal ICARE Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Haldia 100 100
51 West Bengal North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling 100-150 50
52 West Bengal Midnapore Medical College, Medinipur 100-150 50
53 West Bengal IQ City Medical College, Durgapur 150 150
54 West Bengal Gouri Devi Institute of Medical Sciences, Durgapur, Burdwan, 150 150
Total 6150

Further, in cases where the State Government withdraws Essentiality Certificate earlier granted to a College, such College is ordered to be closed and the students in the College are allowed to be shifted to other Colleges of the State as proposed by the concerned State Government. During the year 2017 students of three Medical Colleges namely (i) Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Patiala (Punjab), (ii) Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mayani, Satara  (Maharashtra) and  Chintpurni Medical College & Hospital, Pathankot (Punjab) were permitted to be shifted to other Medical Colleges of the respective State as proposed by the concerned State Government and recommended by MCI.

Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa which was not granted renewal permission for the year 2015-16 was allowed to admit students provisionally in that year in compliance with the interim order dated 29.09.2015 of the High Court of A.P. & Telangana in Writ Petition (C)  No.3137 of 2015 filed by the College. Subsequently, the High Court dismissed the Writ Petition on 20.04.2016 and ordered the College to refund the entire amount collected from the students towards fee and other expenses. Petitions challenging the order of the High Court were also dismissed by the Supreme Court. As such admission of those students into MBBS Course for the year 2015-16 stood cancelled.

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