North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS)


NEIGRIHMS was established by the Government of India in 1987. It has been designed as aa Postgraduate Medical Institute in lineage of AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh.

It is the 1st Postgraduate Medical Institute in North Eastern Region and the 3rd in the country.

Destined to be the “Pride” of North Eastern Region, NEIGRIHMS as the “Island of Excellence” bears the mission of an apex coordination centre to guide the health care policy with international health organizations like WHO, UNICEF, World Bank etc. in the activities of health sector with a vision of developing an apex seat of learning cum health care and capacity buildings as also to develop a self-sustainable resource centre of Health & Medical Sciences through the trinity of training, services and research.

NEIGRIHMS started the MBBS course in 2008. The Institute conducts it’s won professional examinations and entrance examinations for the courses it offers.

The Institute has 50 seats every year and some are reserved for other North East States like Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya etc.

The Institute conducts this test for MBBS only for 18 seats.

Examination Pattern

This is a Computer based test (CBT). A mock test is available on the Institute’s website.

There is 1 paper with 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.

There are 40 questions in each – Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology & English.

Exam is multiple choice with 4 options given and the candidate has to choose the correct answer.

Duration of exam is 3 hours.

Each correct answer carries 1 marks. There is no negative marking.

Medium of Examination is English only.

Eligibility Criteria

(a) The candidate should be a Permanent Resident / Domicile of one of the 8 North Eastern States including Sikkim.

(b) Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of his/her admission. Upper age limit is 21 years. Hover for SC/St candidates the age limit is further relaxed by 3 years.

(c) Candidates must have studies Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English in Class 12th and should have an aggregate of over 50% in PCB from a Government recognized Board/University.

Recommended Syllabus

There is no prescribed syllabus. CBSE / State Board prescribed syllabus for Class 11th & 12th is followed.

Important Dates

Online Registration Starts – 1st week of April 2016

Last Date for Registration – 1st week of May 2016

Date of Exam – Last week of May 2016

Information Bulletin

Information Bulletin for 2016 not yet released.

Please click here to download the 2015 Information bulletin.

Official Website