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Health Ministry nod to More MBBS seats in 24 Medical Colleges, 2280 MBBS seats added

Health Ministry nod to More MBBS seats in 24 Medical Colleges, 2280 MBBS seats added

New Delhi: Bringing joy to thousands of medical aspirants across the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released a public notice announcing its decision to issue Letter of Permission to Various medial institutions for establishment of new Medical Colleges/Increase in intake capacity in existing Medical Colleges for the academic session 2018-19. With the permission a total number of 2280 MBBS seats will be added to the undergraduate medical seat pool for the coming academic session.

This came after the Medical Council of India has recommended to Central Government to issue Letter of Permission (LoP) for the same

Medical Council of India recommended the Central government to issue LOP for the establishment of 13 new government medical colleges adding 1350 MBBS seats and 4 private medical colleges with 600 seats.

A. Establishment of new Medical College


S.No. State Name of Colleges Place Seats
1 Arunachal Pradesh Tomo Riba Institute of Health 86 Medical Sciences, Naharlagun 50
2 Himachal Pradesh Dr. Radhakrishnan Govt. Medical College Hamirpur 100
3 Madhya
Govt. Medical College Datia Datia 150
4 Maharashtra Govt. Medical College, Jalgaon Jalgaon 100
5 Mizoram Mizoram Institute of Medical Sciences Falkawan 100
6 Odisha Bolangir Medical College Bolangir 100
7 Odisha Balasore Medical College Balasore 100
8 Rajasthan Govt. Medical College Bhilwara Bhilwara 100
9 Rajasthan Govt. Medical College Bharatpur Bharatpur 100
10 Rajasthan Govt. Medical College Churu Churu 100
11 Rajasthan Govt. Medical College Dungarpur Dungarpur 100
12 Rajasthan Govt. Medical College Pali Pali 100
13 Telangana Government Medical College, Siddipet Siddipet 150


S.No. State Name of Colleges Place Seats
1 Telangana Ayaan Institute of Medical Sciences R R District 150
2 Uttar Pradesh MSY Medical College & Hospital Meerut 150
3 Gujarat Banas Medical College and Research Institute Palanpur 150
4 West Bengal Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Science 86 Hospital Kolkata 150

The central government has also issued permission for increase of seats in existing medical colleges. A Total of 180 seats will be added in existing government medical colleges as well as 150 seats will be added in 3 private medical colleges

 Increase in Intake Capacity


S. No. State Name of Colleges Increase Intake
1 Gujarat Government Medical College Surat 150 to 250
2 Gujarat Shri M.P Shah Govt. Medical College 200 to 250
3 Maharashtra Armed  Force Medical College, Pune 140 to 150
4 Gujarat Medical College Baroda 180 to 250


S. No. State Name of Colleges Increase Intake
1 Andhra Pradesh NRI Academy of Sciences, Guntur 150 to 200
2 Andhra Pradesh Great Eastern Medical School 86 Hospital, Srikakulam 100 to 150
3 Bihar Narayan          Medical        College       86

Hospital, Jamuhar, Rohtas

100 to 150

The Ministry will issue necessary letters calling for documents etc. shortly and the letters will also be uploaded on the website of the Ministry.

The notice iterated that the Colleges whose Schemes have been approved are required to furnish the following documents/undertaking for getting the Letter of Permission (LoP) from the Central Government:-

  •  The applicant shall provide all infrastructural facilities in terms of teaching and non-teaching staff, buildings, equipment, and hospital facilities as per Medical Council of India norms.
  • No student shall be admitted in the above course till the formal permission of the Central Govt. is granted.
  • The Private Medical College should provide Bank Guarantee of required amount (wherever applicable) in favor of Medical Council of India, New Delhi valid for three years from a nationalized/ scheduled Bank as per MCI’s norms. However, medical colleges/institutions governed by the State Govt. are required to furnish only an undertaking to provide funds in their budget till the facilities are fully provided as per time bound programme indicated by them.

The applicant colleges except who have already furnished the required Bank Guarantee/ Undertaking etc., are therefore advised to be ready with necessary documents so that the same can be sent to the Ministry on receiving the letter for such documents. The last date for issuing LoP is 31.05.2018. In case of any difficulty, applicant organizations may communicate at dvkrao@nic. in 86 sushil.bading79@nic. in.

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