NMC Reopens Application Portal For New Medical Colleges: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has reopened the application portal for new medical colleges across the country. This step has been taken by the NMC to address the increasing demand for healthcare professionals and to enhance medical infrastructure.
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The NMC has recently announced that colleges and institutions that were unable to apply for the establishment of new medical colleges or an increase in MBBS seats due to the 100 MBBS seats per 10 lakh population requirement can now do so. However, these colleges must meet other conditions to be eligible.
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The stakeholders must submit the application fee to the National Medical Commission’s secretary at Pocket 14, Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi 110077, including 18% GST.
As per a previous circular released by the commission, stakeholders can now obtain a letter of permission under Chapter 1 of the ‘guidelines for undergraduate courses under the establishment of new medical institutions, the starting of new medical courses, an increase of seats for existing courses and assessment and rating regulations, 2023’.
Steps To Apply
Follow the steps below to apply for the online application for MBBS courses for academic year 2024-25:
- Go to the official website at nmc.org.in
- Click on the “Submission of Online Application for MBBS courses for Academic Year 2024-25”.
- Now go to the “Application for Establishment of New Medical Colleges for AY 2024-25”.
- A new page will appear fill out the information and click on the register now.
- Download the application and click on the submit button.
- Save the same for future reference.
The National Medical Commission (NMC) and UGMEB have decided to implement new guidelines for the ratio of 100 MBBS seats per 10 lakh population in states from the academic year 2025-26.
The new medical colleges can have a maximum of 150 MBBS seats on the condition that the institute follows the ratio of 100 MBBS seats for every 10 lakh population in the state. The National Medical Commission (NMC) had postponed these rules as per an official notice dated November 15, 2023.
Furthermore, the NMC had also stated that hospitals must have at least 220 beds and be situated within a maximum travel time of 30 minutes from the medical college.
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A: Any institution in India, whether government or private, interested in establishing a new medical college can apply.
A: The process is now simpler and more user-friendly. Updated guidelines outline the criteria for new medical colleges.
A: The NMC commits to regular updates for applicants, ensuring clear communication about the progress of their applications.
A: To address the demand for healthcare professionals and improve medical infrastructure, encouraging the establishment of new medical colleges.