MBBS Admissions 2017 Latest News: Supreme Court allows Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre to take admissions

Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre at Deralakatte, Mangaluru has been given permission by the Supreme Court to admit students for MBBS in academic year 2017-18.

Earlier the Medical Council of India (MCI) had debarred the college for 2 years and had also forfeited Rs. 2 crore bank guarantee.

With this development, 150 more MBBS seats will be available to students who are finding to get MBBS seat in India and are now looking at options to study MBBS abroad.

MBBS Admission 2017 Latest: Supreme Court extends deadline till 07 Sept. for Deemed Universities – 5150 seats vacant

The Supreme Court of India has extended the admission deadline for MBBS in deemed Universities till 07 September, 2017.

After 3rd round of counseling by DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services), nearly 5,150 MBBS seats are still vacant in the various deemed Universities in India.

The ratio of 1: 10 will be maintained for counseling from interested candidates.

This year many Indian students are preferring MBBS abroad as tuition fee in deemed Universities is very high.

MBBS Admission 2017 Latest News: Kerala NEET 2017 Phase 6 MBBS Allotment List Released

The Office of the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) has today published the 6th phase list for MBBS / BDS admissions in the vacant seats.

The list can be checked on the official website.

Counseling for the same will be held on 28th & 29th August, 2017 and candidates have to confirm before 5.00 PM of 29th August, 2017 failing which their will loose their allotment.

Vacant seats, if any after 5.00 PM will be filled through spot admission.

Due to high fees in Private Medical Colleges, many students from the state are looking for MBBS admission abroad in MCI recognized Government Universities which is available at a lower cost.

MBBS Admission 2017 Latest News: Kerala – 650 plus Medical seats vacant after 2nd round

The 2nd round of counseling for NEET 2017 has concluded in Kerala and still a huge number of seats are vacant.

There are 11 self-financed private colleges in Kerala having approx. 1,250 seats. Only 604 candidates have confirmed admission after paying fees out of 798 who were allotted a seat.

Situation in Government Medical Colleges is no different. Nearly 74 seats are vacant out of 1,063 total MBBS seats in 9 Government Medical Colleges.

Candidates from Kerala are considering study MBBS abroad option due to high fees in Private Medical Colleges.

MBBS Admission 2017 Latest News: Kerala MBBS Admissions One more round of Counseling on 27th August, 2018

As per the orders of the Kerala High Court, the Commissioner of Entrance Exams (CEE), Kerala will conduct another round of counseling on 27th August, 2017 for the seats vacant due to non-payment of fees and other reasons.

More details are available on the website of CEE.

Since some colleges have been debarred by MCI recently, many students from the state are looking at options for MBBS abroad.

MBBS Abroad Latest News: NIOS Certificate holder’s not eligible for MBBS Abroad

On August 9th, 2017 Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a circular stating candidate’s who have done Class 11 & 12 from National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) are not eligible to do MBBS abroad as they have not undergone practical examination.

No eligibility certificates will be issued to study MBBS abroad from 2017-18 academic year onwards.

State Open School (SOS) Certificate holders will also not be eligible to apply for MBBS admission abroad eligibility certificate.

The eligibility certificate is a legal proof given by the MCI that the medical university, which the student attends to study MBBS abroad, is authorized by the medical education regulator.

Please click on this link to view the circular:




MBBS ADMISSION 2017 LATEST NEWS: More than 50% MBBS seats vacant in Private Medical Colleges

Deemed Universities & private Colleges in India offering MBBS & BDS courses are worried as more than 50% & 84% of the seats are lying vacant after the 3rd round of counseling of NEET 2017.

The final round to fill seats, popularly known as mop up round is on 28th August, 2017 and admission procedures have to be completed by 31st August, 2017 as per the Supreme Court order.

This year admissions are to be done only through centralized counseling and Private Medical Colleges and deemed Universities are not allowed to give admission directly.

Fees is these colleges is extremely high and as a result many medical students are going to study MBBS abroad as the fees there is affordable. One can complete MBBS in Kyrgyzstan for around Rs. 16 lacs in 6 years including all expenses whereas fees in Indian Private Medical Colleges is in the range of Rs. 8-15 lacs per year.

MBBS ADMISSION 2017 LATEST NEWS: Maharashtra Mop Up Counseling on 27th August, 2017

The Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DME, Maharashtra has announced that the mop up round for counseling in the vacant seats in MBBS & BDS will be held on 27th August, 2017.

Candidates who are selected in the mop up round have to finish admission formalities immediately. Many students, whose names are not in the mop up round list area already looking at options to Study MBBS abroad.

MBBS ADMISSION 2017 LATEST NEWS: AIIMS announces 3rd round Counseling List  

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has announced the list of eligible candidates for 3rd round of counseling on their website.

The Counseling is scheduled for 4th September, 2017 and the candidates whose name were their in the 2nd round but did not participate are not eligible for counseling in 3rd round.

Details of the vacant seats will be made available by 5.00 PM of 30th August 2017 on the website.

AIIMS is a premier & most preferred Medical College in India and medical aspirants who don’t get admission here prefer to do MBBS abroad and  MBBS in Ukraine at Bogomolets National Medical University as the standard of education in this University is equivalent to AIIMS.