In India, there is a huge craze for pursuing medical education and become an MBBS doctor because of which the ratio of medical aspirants appearing for NEET entrance exam is increasing every year.
Although the biggest drawback in India, is that the total number of seats for both MBBS and BDS are limited and not everyone manages to secure admission in Indian medical universities because of the huge competition that is going on between the aspirants in order get into different medical courses in India.
The admissions for medical courses in India include all government, semi-government, private and deemed medical colleges and central universities and in this article, we will provide information about the total number of MBBS seats in India.
The total number of MBBS seats in India are mentioned below:
In India, the total Undergraduate MBBS seats are divided into two categories:
Upon the successful completion of the eligibility criteria, these 85% of respective state counselling quota is allocated to the domicile candidates of a particular state. Besides this, in the process of allotment only those medical aspirants will be considered who are qualifying in NEET cut-off percentage.
Out of total MBBS seats, 15% of seats are reserved for all India quota and are filled on the basis of NEET counselling in India which include government medical and dental colleges.
The cut off percentage for MBBS for different categories are mentioned below through which you will get a hint for this year’s NEET cut off score:
|Category||NEET Cut-off marks||NEET 2021 – Cut-off|
In India, as there are limited number of seats for MBBS the competition is quite tough although the cut off is not much higher. Hence it is the fact that if you want to secure admissions in India in your preferred university, you will need to score more than the passing score and not just qualify the exam.
According to the below mentioned statistics, you will get to know about the available medical seats and quota in India:
Total number of medical colleges offering MBBS in India – 595
As on 28th November, 2021 the Number of MBBS seats are – 8837
In India the total number of Government medical colleges in India are - 302
Number of Private medical colleges - 218
Deemed Universities - 47
Central Universities - 03
Total Number of AIIMS for MBBS in India - 19
For your reference, below mentioned are the top best medical colleges in India:
|Total Colleges||Total Seats|
Following is the list of Government Seats in India for MBBS
|Total No of Colleges||Total Seats|
|Andaman & Nicobar||1||100|
|Jammu & Kashmir||3||485|
Following is the list of Private Medical colleges and Seats in India for MBBS
|Total No of Colleges||Total Seats|
|Andaman & Nicobar||0||0|
|Daman & Diu||0||0|
|Jammu & Kashmir||1||100|
Mentioned below is the List of Central Medical Universities and Seats for MBBS in India
|Total Number of Colleges||Total Seats|
So, this is the complete information about the medical seats for MBBS course in India, thus, all the aspirants are suggested to not to lose hope once the NEET results are out. If any of the aspirant score less marks that does not mean that he cannot become a doctor or is not intelligent because he could not get into an Indian medical college it simply means that the competition is tough and there are other factors because of which meritorious candidates fail to secure MBBS admissions in India such as reservation system, huge amount of donations in Indian private medical colleges and so on.
The number of medical seats in India remains the same but the ratio of medical aspirants planning to pursue MBBS in India are increasing every year and the competition is also increasing, so the aspirants are advised to not to give up on your dream and plan to pursue MBBS in Abroad, MBBS in Russia, MBBS in China and MBBS in Bangladesh.