Bengaluru: Post Graduate medical aspirants in the state of Karnataka have reason to rejoice. An addition of 120 PG seats is likely, in the state run medical colleges; for which admissions have already begun.An official communique is expected in this regards, from the Medical Council of India(MCI), soon.
Dr Sachidanand, Director Medical Education Department said, “We have already received initial communication from MCI regarding availability of 38 more seats at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) and three seats at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubballi. Further communication is expected by the end of the month, on the availability of some more seats, at a few other colleges.”
The Department is seeking enhancement of seats in government medical colleges, offering clinical courses, reports TNIE.
According to Officials a seat increase is expected in, Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Shivamogga, Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Mysore, Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), Mysuru, Ballari, Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences (BIMS) Belagavi, and Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS), Hassan.
The enhancement of seats follows the union government’s announcement of a Budget seat increase .
The number of aspirants in the state increase every year, to become least five times more than the seats available.