MBBS seats doubled in Jammu and Kashmir medical colleges, 50% seats reserved for girls – education
In one of the important decisions, MBBS seats in the Jammu and Kashmir government medical colleges have more than doubled this year and 50 percent of the seats have been reserved for female applicants. Medical seats have been increased from 500 for 2018-19 to 1100 during the current 2020-21 academic session.
The Department of Health and Medical Education of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir obtained a Letter of Permission (LoP) from the National Medical Commission of New Delhi for the Government Medical College Doda to admit 100 MBBS students for the current academic session 2020-2021 while the Government Medical College Anantnag and the Government Medical College Baramulla also have permission to admit a second group of 100 students.
“Government Medical College Rajouri and Government Medical College Kathua have already obtained permission for the second lot with 115 and 100 seats respectively, so the total of MBBS seats at J&K has now been improved from 500 (2018-19) to 1100 (2020- 21) seats during the current 2020-21 academic session, ”the official J&K government spokesperson said in a statement.
He said the change arrangement for the admission of MBBS students to the Doda Government Medical School to accommodate the lecture theaters, laboratories, dissection room, library, museum, teachers’ rooms, administrative block, etc. start MBBS classes in the current academic year.
“The main buildings of all new government medical colleges are in various stages of completion and are expected to be ready for use in the coming months. An addition of 115 MBBS students this year will make 1,100 MBBS seats available in the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory medical colleges for MBBS course applicants, which is a great achievement of the UT government. “
The government said 50 percent of these seats will be available to applicants under UT’s MBBS Admission Policy.