Medical Colleges in India

The permission for establishment of new medical colleges and to increase MBBS and PG seats is granted as per the provisions of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the MCI Regulations namely the Establishment of Medical College Regulations, 1999 and The Opening of a New or Higher Course of Study or Training and Increase of Admission capacity in any course of Study or Training Regulations, 2000. At present there are 387 medical colleges in the country, out of which, 181 are in Government sector and 206 Medical Colleges in Private sector. The total intake capacity for MBBS course of these medical colleges is 51,979 and 23,931 for PG seats. The State-wise details of Medical Colleges along with their intake capacity for MBBS & Post-graduate seats are at Annexure-I & II respectively. To facilitate setting up of more medical colleges and to increase the MBBS & PG intake capacity in various medical colleges, the Central Government has amended the respective regulations relaxing in terms of teacher-students ratio, land requirement, bed strength, bed occupancy, maximum admission capacity, increase in age for appointment as teaching faculty and allowing establishment of government medical colleges by utilizing the facilities of the hospitals owned and managed by respective State Governments. Further, financial assistance has been granted to 72 State Government Medical Colleges under the Scheme of “Strengthening and Upgradation of State Government Medical Colleges for starting new PG course/ increasing PG seats”. At present there are no new medical colleges attached to the District Hospitals . During the academic year 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 a total number of 275 applications were received for establishment of new medical colleges. Out of these applications, permission has been granted to 66 medical colleges for staring MBBS course. For the same period 215 applications have been received for increasing MBBS seats in existing medical colleges. Out of which, 77 medical colleges have been permitted for increase of MBBS seats State/UT-wise details of proposals received and approved for the academic year 2011-12, 2012-13 and 201314 are at Annexure-III & IV.

Annexure-I

STATE-WISE DETAILS OF MEDICAL COLLEGES & MBBS SEATS Government Sl. No. State Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chandigarh Chhattisgarh Delhi Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Orissa Pondicherry Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim No. of College 15 5 9 1 4 5 1 9 3 2 3 3 12 7 6 19 2 1 3 1 3 6 0 Seats 2450 626 950 100 450 800 150 1530 400 200 400 350 1500 1100 800 2600 200 50 550 150 400 1200 0 Private No. of Colleges 28 0 4 0 1 2 0 13 4 1 1 0 34 18 6 25 0 0 5 7 7 4 1 Total Seats 6350 626 1310 100 600 1000 150 3230 800 350 500 350 6755 3100 1700 5745 200 50 1050 1050 1245 1750 100

No. of Seats Colleges 3900 0 360 0 150 200 0 1700 400 150 100 0 5255 2000 900 3145 0 0 500 900 845 550 100 43 5 13 1 5 7 1 22 7 3 4 3 46 25 12 44 2 1 8 8 10 10 1

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Tamil Nadu Tripura Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal AIIMS JIPMER Total

21 2 14 2 14 7 1 181

2715 200 1849 200 2050 677 127 24774

24 0 16 2 3 0 0 206

3500 0 1900 250 400 0 0 27205

45 2 30 4 17 7 1 387

6215 200 3749 450 2450 677 127 51979

Annexure-II

State wise details of postgraduate seats in the country Sl. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 State Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chandigarh Chhattisgarh Delhi Goa Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir Total 2715 368 462 38 79 1113 74 1620 280 153 367

12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Orissa Pondicherry Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim Tamil Nadu Tripura Uttar Pradesh Uttaranchal West Bengal Total

187 3286 1186 688 3108 72 8 461 369 1028 924 22 2392 30 1418 149 1166 23763*

* In addition to these seats, 168 super-specialty seats have been approved for the academic session 201314 Total PG seats including broad and super-specialty seats = 23763+168= 23931

Annexure-III Number of proposals received and approved for establishment of new medical colleges from the years

2011-12 to 2013-14. S. State/UT No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24. Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhattisgarh Delhi Gujarat Himachal Pradesh Haryana Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Orissa Puducherry Punjab Rajasthan Tamil Nadu Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal Sikkim Number of proposals received 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 Received Approved Received Approved Received Approved 10 1 3 2 3 6 4 1 2 6 5 2 7 4 2 2 13 8 5 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 0 16 1 6 3 2 3 2 1 1 7 2 10 4 1 6 8 1 3 0 3 1 1 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 0 14 0 7 8 2 1 2 1 2 3 14 8 2 7 0 3 0 1 4 6 14 1 5 2 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 2 0

25 26 27. 28. 29.

Meghalya Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh Mizoram Tripura

0 0 0 0 0 86

0 0 0 0 0 21

0 0 0 0 0 77

0 0 0 0 0 20*

1 1 1 1 1 112

0 0 0 0 0 25

TOTAL

Total Proposals received (last 3 years) Proposal approved during the last three years

: :

86+77+112

= 275

21+20+25 = 66

* In additional, 6 new AIIMS were established during the year under PMSSY.

Annexure-IV

Number of proposals received/approved for increase in undergraduate seats in existing medical colleges from the year 2011-12 to 2013-14. S. State/UT No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhattisgarh Delhi Goa Gujarat Himachal Pradesh Haryana 2011-12 Received Approved 7 0 4 0 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 Number of proposals received 2012-13 2013-14 Received Approved Received Approved 15 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 11 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24. 25

Jammu & Kashmir Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Orissa Puducherry Punjab Rajasthan Tamil Nadu Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal Sikkim

1 3 20 8 4 13 0 0 3 1 7 7 7 0 10 1 104

0 1 8 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 1 4 0 2 0 33

0 0 8 1 1 8 0 1 1 2 0 4 3 0 1 0 51

0 0 3 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 24

0 1 10 1 2 4 0 3 1 3 5 5 4 2 2 0 60

0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 4 2 1 2 0 30

TOTAL

Total Proposals received (last 3 years) Proposal approved during the last three years :

:

104+51+60

= 215

33+24+30= 87

This information was given by Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare20-August, 2013 13:50 IST

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