Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Government has made it mandatory that the admissions under the Management and the NRI quota in the state will be done online by a consortium of self-financed medical colleges. This pertains 15% of management quota and 10% of NRI quota within the system.
The government has also made it clear that the admissions based on these quotas will be done on the basis of the National Eligibility and Enterance Test (NEET).
According to the Minister of State for Health , Shanker Chaudhary, as told to TOI, this decision came after a meeting held between the state government and the consortium of these self-financed medical colleges in the state.
The responsible body for maintaining the one window that will be created by the consortium of the self-financed private medical colleges .
The Students aspiring for admissions under the management quota and NRI quota will now have to start afresh with application by filling forms online and registering with the pin number provided by the banks decided by the consortium..
Concerning the Management quota only, the Minister of State for Health that, “The admission to these 15% management seats will be done from the Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society run medical college in Gandhinagar.”
As per a medical dialogue report earlier, with the government announcing the abolishment of NRI quota in self finance medical colleges of the state, indeed a strong court battle had begun. With the students challenging the validity of the state government’s ordinance, it seemed that the Gujrat High court had partially bought the arguments of both the sides.