NRI Quota in Private Medical Colleges in Bihar - NRI admissions are open to NRI students aspiring to study MBBS in private medical colleges of Bihar. There are 3 private medical colleges in Bihar which offer NRI admissions. Of all the seats, 15% are reserved for NRI students as per the instructions of Medical Council of India. Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) is responsible for ensuring fair admissions and conducts the MBBS counselling for private medical colleges in Bihar. It is also responsible for competitive examinations conducted for the purpose of admission in various courses of Medical, Engineering and Agricultural streams. NRI admission process is similar to that for an Indian student and is done on the basis of candidate’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) score. The private medical colleges in Bihar are affiliated to two universities:
B.N. Mandal University
Veer Kunwar Singh University, Bihar
NRI students need to appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test and qualify to be eligible for NRI admission. NRI admission will be done on the basis of merit i.e. rank achieved by the student in the NEET-UG exam. Students have to fill an online form, available at the website, and pay a registration fee of Rs 1200 for NRI admissions. The important dates concerning form submission and different rounds of counselling are given at the end. A medical of the NRI student will be conducted before NRI admission and the candidate will be accepted only after he/she is declared fit.
NRI Definition for Private Medical Colleges in Bihar
To be eligible for NRI admission, candidate must be a NRI or PIO or OCI. NRI definition followed in the state of Bihar is similar to the one defined by the Income Tax Act of 1961.“Non Resident Indian” is a person of Indian origin who is not a “resident”. This refers to the tax status of a person who, as per section 6 of the act, has not resided in India for a specified period. ‘Resident in India’ requires a person to stay in India for least 182 days in a financial year, or 365 days spread over four consecutive years and at least 60 days in that year. Any Indian citizen who does not meet the criteria as a "resident of India" is a non-resident of India.
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 the proof of OCI and is available to certain PIOs.
Eligibility Criteria under the NRI quota for MBBS
To be eligible for NRI admission, candidate must satisfy the following requirements:
Educational qualifications – Passed 10+2 / ISC examination or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology in last 2 years of education
Individually passed in English and science subjects with at least 50% in each subject
Minimum 50th percentile in NEET exam
Accorded the status of NRI by the concerned authority
Age Limit – Candidates seeking NRI admission must be atleast 17 years of age from the date of examination and not be born after 31.12.2000
Documents Required for NRI students
Originals of the below documents must be submitted for NRI admissions:
Original Admit Card of NEET(UG)-2018
Passing certificate and Mark sheet of Matric and Intermediate exam or its equivalent.
Six copies of passport size photographs, similar to the one affixed on the admit card of NEET
Print out of Application Form (Part A & Part B) of UGMAC-2018.
Equivalence Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India.
Annual Fee for NRI admission to Top Private Medical Colleges
(USD per annum)
Katihar Medical College, Katihar
Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College, Kishanganj
Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Sasaram
Important Dates for Bihar MBBS Counselling 2018
Online Application release date
June 22, 2018
Last date to submit the application form
June 26, 2018
Last date of payment
June 27, 2018
Bihar MBBS 2018 Merit List
June 28, 2018
First Round of Bihar MBBS 2018 Counselling
June 29, 2018
Last date to report at the allotted college
July 12, 2018*
Second round of Bihar MBBS 2018 counselling
July 15 – July 26, 2018*
Last date to report at the allotted college
August 3, 2018*
August 4 – August 8, 2018*