NRI Quota in Medical Colleges in Rajasthan - As many as 11 government and private medical colleges in Rajasthan are offering NRI admissions for MBBS. Out of total seats of 1350, in the 11 medical colleges, as many as 205 are reserved for NRI students in government and private medical colleges of Rajasthan. As per Medical Council of India, 15% seats are reserved for NRI admissions in private medical colleges. However in Rajasthan, certain number of seats in government medical colleges are also reserved for NRI admissions. Office of the Chairman, NEET UG Medical and Dental Admission/Counselling board oversees the admission of students to MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges of Rajasthan. NRI admission process for MBBS is similar to an Indian resident and is based on merit i.e. score achieved by the candidate in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test exam (NEET). NEET-UG is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET is scheduled to be held on May 5, 2019. The government and private medical colleges in Rajasthan are affiliated to below universities, which award the degree to students:
For NRI admission, students will have to register online for counselling by submitting the application form and paying a fee of Rs 2000. The last date of form submission and other dates concerning counselling are mentioned at the end of the article. Students applying through the NRI quota have to be present on the day of counselling for verification of documents and payment of a fee. After NRI admission, students will have to pay the entire tuition fee or in case of installments, submit a bond/bank guarantee for the remainder of the fee.
NRI Definition for Government and Private Medical colleges in Rajasthan
Candidates seeking NRI admission must understand and satisfy the definition of Non-Resident Indian. According to the Income-tax Act of 1961, any Indian citizen who does not meet the criteria as a "resident of India" is a non-resident of India. This also includes PIO and OCI.
A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) is a citizen of any country other than Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal or Pakistan, if he at any time held an Indian passport, or he or either of his parents or spouse were citizens of India by virtue of the Constitution.
Overseas Citizenship of India - is a pseudo-citizenship scheme established because the constitution of India does not permit full dual citizenship. An OCI card, which is a long-term visa with restrictions on voting rights and government jobs, acts as proof of OCI and is available to certain PIOs.
As per directions of the High Court of Rajasthan, the following conditions are also applicable for NRI admissions:
At least one of the parents of student should be an NRI and ordinarily reside abroad as an NRI; or the sponsor should have a first degree relation (i.e. real brother or sister) with the student and ordinarily reside abroad as an NRI; or if the student has no parents and is taken as a ward by the nearest relative, such students will be considered for admission provided the guardian has bona fide treated the student as a ward. Following are the relations that can become a guardian provided that such person is an NRI:
1. Real brother and sister of father or mother (uncle and aunt)
2. Grandparents from fathers or mothers side
3. First degree-paternal and maternal cousins.
NRI-seat Eligibility Criteria: As per a Supreme Court order, the eligibility criteria for NRI seat aspirants are:
‘Nearest relative’ is defined as:
Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) are also allowed for NRI admission, which will be given on priority in the below order:
Any seats remaining after exhausting the NRI quota in medical colleges would be converted into normal fee seats.
Counselling and online choice filling
First round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted college
Second round of seat allotment
Last day of reporting at the allotted college
Early August 2019*
Commencement of classes
Mop-up round of counselling
August 4 – August 8, 2019*
Last date of joining after mop-up round
Second week of August*
Documents Required for Medical Colleges in Rajasthan for NRI students
For NRI admission, candidates should bring the original and self-attested copies of documents given below:
Candidates seeking NRI admission should note that respective colleges will ensure the NRI status of the applicant at their own level.
Eligibility Criteria for NRI Quota in Medical Colleges in Rajasthan
Government and Private Medical Colleges in Rajasthan
Fee (USD for full course)
Ananta Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Rajsamand
Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital,Udaipur
Jaipur National University Institute of Medical Sciences and Resarch Centre, Jagatpura, Jaipur
25,50,000 INR per annum
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur
Government Medical College, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Government Medical College, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
Government Medical College, Churu
Government Medical College, Dungarpur
Government Medical College, Pali, Rajasthan
Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar
RUHS College of Medical Sciences, Jaipur
All the Government Medical colleges have opened this year and hence, did not admit NRI students last year.
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