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Posted on 30th May, 2020
Posted By Vivek Wagh
The counselling for medical seats in Punjab is conducted by the Baba Faridkot University of Health Sciences. This counselling is held for the 85% seats of government medical colleges and 100% seats of private medical colleges. The remaining 15% seats of Government colleges come under the All India Quota. The counselling for these 15% seats is conducted by the Medical Counselling Committee.
There are 3 government medical colleges and 5 private medical colleges in Punjab state. Students need to compete for the 600 government medical seats and 625 private medical seats. For these seats students need to score qualifying marks in NEET UG exam i.e. minimum of 50% for general category students and 40% for reserved category students.
The Punjab domicile students can apply for both the government and private colleges’ seats. Those students who are non-domicile from Punjab state can apply for the management quota seats in private medical colleges.
To take admission in these college students need to follow rounds. There are four rounds, Round 1, Round 2, Mop-up round, and Stray round.
The competition for the government seats in All India Quota was very high in both the rounds for year 2019. The competition can be seen by the rank of the general category student who got the last seat. It was 5667th ranked student who got the last seat in AIQ seats.
Students can get Private seats at Government fees of 220000, Management seat at 660000 and seat offered in Adesh Institute of Medical Science at 1190000 Per Annum.
Government Medical College, Amritsar is the top most choice of the students. Many students have put it in the top position while filling the choices. On the other hand, Dayanand Medical college, Ludhiana is the top priority among all the Private medical colleges.
Punjab offers the very low fee structure for Private Management seats among all the Private Medical colleges in India after Kerala.
The students who are seeking for the private seats under management quota are advised to target Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Science, Amritsar. It has lower cut off compared to other medical colleges in Punjab.
Due to the Covid-19 situation the mentioned timetable and schedule can be changed as per further notice. Consider this as the temporary schedule.
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