Medical seats number increased by 5,200 for EWS: NEET

  • 25Jul,2019
    Home Notice Medical seats number increased by 5,200 for EWS: NEET

    Minister of state, Ashwini Kumar Choubey announced the news of an increase in 5200 number of MBBS seats for the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) reservation quota medical colleges by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Mr.Choubey brought this news today on 24th July 2019 in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha which is only applicable for the state government’s colleges, state government aided society run colleges, municipal corporation’s colleges & colleges set up in private-public mode for the academic session 2019-20.

    According to Union minister Harsh Vardhan, within 2 years, the number of seats increased for UG and PG in medical colleges is 24,698. During the period of 2017-18 to 2019-20, the number of seats increased for UG and PG are 15,815 & 2,153 respectively. Mr. Vardhan submitted the data on 12th July 2019 that 10,565 UG and 2,153 PG seats have been increased in 2019-20. He informed that there are total 75,000 MBBS seats are now available for NEET qualifiers.

    The EWS reservation will be allotted for the increased seats not for the existing seats already declared. Here is the data of increased seat number according to state wise


    Sl. No.
    State
    Seats Increased
    1Andhra Pradesh
    360
    2Assam
    174
    3Bihar
    190
    4Delhi
    115
     5Goa
    30
    6Gujarat
    700
    7Haryana
    110
    8Himachal Pradesh
    120
    9Jammu & Kashmir
    85
    10Jharkhand30
    11Chattisgarh120
    12Kerala
    155
    13Madhya Pradesh
    270
    14Manipur
    2 5
    15Maharashtra
    970
    16Orissa
    100
    17Pondicherry
    30
    18Punjab
    100
    19Rajasthan
    450
    20Telangana
    190
    21Tripura
    25
    22Uttar Pradesh
    326
    23Uttarakhand
    75
    24West Bengal
    450

    Total5200


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