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NRI Quota: MBBS admission for NRI students in India

NRI Quota: MBBS admission for NRI students in India- Know Everything

NRI Quota: MBBS admission for NRI students in India– Popular medical courses like MBBS, BDS and other UG level courses as a career is demanding among the students after 12th study and to pursue their medical education they have to crack NEET entrance exam.

NTA Neet exam, medical education rules, policies are managed and authorized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

MCI allocates seats of different colleges for admission on the basis of students score/rank on Neet results and category.

These seats for admission are divided in All India quota and State quota, where 15% of seats belong to All India Quota and 85% to State Quota. (For Indian Resident Students)

Apart from All India Quota and State Quota, there is also a 15% reserved special quota for NRI (non-Indian residentials) called as NRI Quota.

NRI Quota specially reserved by MCI for the students who live, study outside India but originally belong to the country.

Via NRI Quota these NRI students can easily get admission in these 15% reserved seats and can study in Indian medical colleges.

Indian Origin (POI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are also included in the NRI Quota.Ā 

But still, they have to clear the Neet Exam to get qualified for admission.

In this post, I am going to share all the information like all the candidates come in NRI quota, eligibility, documents required and the step by step process after the results.

I also added a FAQ section in the end, answering all the most asked questions related to NRI quota.

So letā€™s dive into it!

But first, letā€™s understand which candidates come under 15% NRI quota reservation.

Candidates come under NRI Quota criteria

These Students/candidates come under the NRI quota as they are meeting below following criteria,

  • Indian Origin (POI), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and their children are considered as NRIĀ 
  • Students who are children of State or Central Government employees, who are staying abroad on deputation period are considered as NRI.
  • Students must belong to Indian origin and live or study in a foreign country.
  • Indian citizens’ children staying abroad for business or employment are also considered as NRI.
  • Candidates who are born abroad but the parents are of Indian origin fall under the NRI category.

These criteria fulfilling students applicable for NRI quota, Now letā€™s see what are their eligibility to get admission under NRI quota in India.

NRI Quota Eligibility to Get Mbbs Admission

  • Students must fulfil above NRI quota criteria
  • Applicants must be holding a valid passport
  • The seats offered under NRI Quota will only be allocated to bonafide NRIā€™s
  • Candidates must have qualified NEET exam
  • Candidates applying under NRI sponsorship must have a real blood relation to the financial supporter, be it the mother, sister, father, brother, aunt or uncle.Ā 

Documents required for NRI quota MBBS Admission in India

NRI Quota: MBBS admission for NRI students in India

The following documents are required to be submitted by the candidates,

  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class X Passing Certificate
  • Marksheet of the Qualifying Examination
  • Vaccination CertificateĀ 
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Health Insurance Certificate
  • Valid passport
  • Student visa
  • NOC from the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI (Government of India), New Delhi
  • Non-Objection Certificate (NOC) issued by the Ambassador/ competent authority of the candidateā€™s country to allow their stay and study in India
  • Health Certificate
  • Migration Certificate

NRI Quota: Mbbs Admission Process

NRI quota admission for eligible candidates began with the NEET entrance exam, where they have to score qualifying marks.

After the results are announced, candidates need to register themself on MCI official website for the counselling process.

Then students who ranked higher got their seats allocated first based on Neet scores and category.

Each state has a separate counselling process for admission in NRI quota.

Colleges and Seats information for NRI Quota Mbbs admission

Below are some medical colleges which have NRI Quota seats for MBBS admission.

Colleges Ā NRI SEATS
GMERS Medical College, Himmatnagar 23
Vinayaka Missions Medical College & Hospital, Karaikal 41
Sree Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC TUMKUR), Tumkur 19
AMCMET Medical College, AhmedabadĀ  23
Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana 22
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS), Wardha 30
GMERS Medical College, VadnagarĀ  23
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore 23
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, BelgaumĀ  30
Surat municipal institute of medical education and research (SMIMER) 23
BVDU Medical College & Hospital, Sangli 23
Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi 15
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College, Pune 23
Pramukhswami Medical college, Karamsad 23
Dr D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre (DYPMC), Pune 38
GMERS Medical College, SOLA, AhmedabadĀ  23
GMERS Medical College, JunagadhĀ  23
GMERS Medical College, Valsad 23
GMERS Medical College, Dharpur, Patan 22
GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar 23
GMERS Medical College, Gotri, VadodaraĀ  22
Smt. NHL Municipal medical college, Ahmedabad 38
CU shah medical college, SurendernagarĀ  23
Shantabaa Medical College, AmreliĀ  23
Gujarat adani institute of medical sciences, Bhuj 23

FAQ: Most asked question for NRI quota Mbbs admission

What is the NRI quota in MBBS?

Apart from All India Quota and State Quota, there is 15% reserved special quota for NRI (non Indian residentials) students called as NRI Quota.
NRI Quota specially reserved by MCI for the students who live, study outside India but originally belong to the country.
Via NRI Quota these NRI students can easily get admission in these 15% reserved seats and can study in Indian medical colleges.
Indian Origin (POI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are also included in the NRI Quota.

Who is eligible for the NRI quota in NEET or Medical colleges?

NRI- non Indian residents students, Indian Origin (POI), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and their children, Students who are children of State or Central Government employees, who are staying abroad on deputation period are considered as NRI.
Students belong to Indian origin and live or studyĀ  in a foreign country.
And the candidates who are born abroad but the parents are Indian origin are eligible for NRI Quota.

How to apply for NRI quota in NEET?

NRI quota admission for eligible candidates began with the NEET entrance exam, where they have to score qualifying marks.
After the results are announced, candidates need to register themself on MCI official website for counselling process.
On this step they have to choose NRI quota seats offering colleges of their choice.

What are the documents required for the NEET examination from an NRI student?

The documents required from NRI students is one ID proof – Valid visa and Passport number, Grade 10 and 12 or equivalent qualifying exam mark-sheet.
At the time of NEET exam, students need to bring Admit Card and ID proof only.

How to get admission in MBBS through NRI quota?

Eligible NRIĀ  students need to clear NEET exam and then after the results are announced, qualifying ones have to register themselves on MCI official site to start the counselling process for NRI Quota seats.

Is there an NRI quota in JIPMER & AIIMS?

Yes, there are NRI quota seats available in JIPMER. Out of 200, 6 seats are reserved for NRI students.
and there are 07 seats in AIIMS for foreign nationals.And addition to this some

How can an NRI student get admission in a government/ private medical college under NRI quota?

First you have to clear the Neet exam with higher rankings because whether you will get the admission in a private college or a government college depends on your ranking.
After that you have to participate in counselling process to get a seat in a private or medical college.
If your ranking is higher than you will get admission in a government medical college.

Should an NRI student come to India for NEET Exam?

Yes, they need to physically come to India to attend the NEEt exam.

Are there any NEET Examination Centres Outside India for NEET?

Currently, there are none examination centres outside India for NEET.

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