These five new medical colleges will become operational from the upcoming academic session 2018-19. They have got the approval by the Medical Council of India and ministry of health and family welfare recently. The new medical colleges are situated in Pali, Dungarpur, Bharatpur, Churu and Bhilwara.
Each new college will have 100 MBBS seats. Fifteen percent of total seats will be reserved under NRI quota, 15% will be reserved for All India quota, 70% will be state quota (50% of state quota seats will be given on the basis of merit with normal fees, while 50% have been declared as payment seats).
The tuition fee has also been fixed. A candidate getting admission in these new medical colleges will have to shell out $1lakh (full course), Rs 7.5 lakh tuition fee per year has been fixed for payment seats and for students getting admission under state quota on merit basis, will have to pay normal tuition fee plus other fees, which is Rs 77,000 per year.
Also, definition of candidates applying under NRI quota has also been fixed. “Only those candidates, who will be given undertaking from their nearest NRI relatives, will be eligible for NRI quota. Nearest relatives include, real brother and sister of father i.e. real uncle and real aunt, real brother and sister of mother i.e. real maternal uncle and maternal aunt, father and mother of father i.e. grandfather and grandmother, father and mother of mother i.e. maternal grandfather and maternal grandmother, first degree-paternal and maternal cousins,” Dr Suresh Chand Soni, additional director (medical education), medical education department.
Besides, candidates who have at least one of the parents of students should be an NRI and shall ordinarily be residing abroad as an NRI or the person who sponsors the student for admission should be a first degree relation of the student (i.e. real brother / real sister) and should be ordinarily residing abroad as an NRI, will also be eligible for NRI quota.