NRI Admissions: Know private medical colleges in Gujarat
Updated on Dec 5, 2018 - 3:47 p.m. IST by Team Careers360

NRI Quota in Private Medical Colleges in Gujarat - There are 5 private medical colleges in Gujarat for students interested in pursuing MBBS through NRI quota. As many as 650 seats are available in these colleges for NRI admission, out of which 15% are reserved for NRI students as per Medical Council of India. NRI admissions to private medical colleges in Gujarat are conducted by the Gujarat Medical Council through the Admission Committee for Professional Under Graduate Medical Education Courses (ACPUGMEC). This committee has been constituted to oversee the NRI admission of candidates to the Professional Medical/ Dental/ Ayurveda/ Homeopathy/ Naturopathy degree courses and carry out the counselling process in a fair and transparent manner. For a student aspiring to study through the NRI quota for MBBS, NRI admission in a private college is done on the basis of merit.

The private medical colleges in Gujarat are affiliated to a number of universities which will award the degree for their respective colleges:

  • Saurashtra University

  • Gujarat University

  • KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj

  • Parul University, Vadodara

  • Sardar Patel University

NRI admission procedure to MBBS courses in Gujarat is similar to an Indian candidate, which is qualifying through NEET conducted by National Testing Agency(NTA). NEET-UG is scheduled to be conducted on May 5, 2019. After qualifying the exam, aspirants have to register for counselling organised by the committee. Admission through NRI quota for MBBS will be given by ACPUGMEC on the basis of merit, which is determined by the All India Overall Rank of the candidate at the NEET undergraduate examination. 

NRI students will have to register online with the Gujarat Medical Council by purchasing a PIN costing 200 Rs. Candidates applying through NRI quota need to remember that document verification and submission will only be done only at the Office of ACPUGMEC ( located at GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar). After online application, candidates applying through NRI quota for MBBS will have to submit a Demand draft of Rs. 10,000/- as process fee.

NRI Definition for Private Medical Colleges in Gujarat

To take NRI admission in medical colleges, one must be a Non-Resident Indian.“NRI” is defined under the Income Tax Act, 1961 along with the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. FEMA defines the term NRI as ‘A person residing outside India who is either a citizen of India or a person of Indian origin (PIO).’

Person of Indian Origin (PIO) is a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan, given that he has held an Indian passport or is the spouse of an Indian citizen; or he or either of his parents or grandparents were a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India.

Eligibility Criteria under the NRI quota for MBBS

As per notification by Government of Gujarat, a candidate should fulfil the following criteria to be eligible for NRI admission under the NRI quota:

  1. Either parent should be an NRI and shall ordinarily be residing abroad as an NRI
  2. The NRI sponsor the student for admission should be a first-degree relative of the aspirant and residing abroad as an NRI
  3. If the aspirant has no parents or near relatives or has been taken as a ward by a nearest relative such aspirants may also be considered for the NRI seat provided the guardian has bona fide treated the student as ward and the guardian is required to file an affidavit showing his/her interest in the affairs of the student and also their relationship with the student and such a person should be an NRI, and ordinarily residing abroad.

“Provisional Eligibility Certificate” should be obtained from the concerned University within a month of NRI admission for MBBS.

Documents Required for NRI students

Application of the students through NRI quota will only be considered if the following certificates are presented, duly notarized:

  • Printout of online Application

  • School Leaving Certificate or other document showing place of birth

  • High School Certificate Examination (HSCE) or Equivalent Examination mark sheet. For NRI admission, students must provide transcripts of previous education and an Equivalence Certificate.

  • NEET – Examination Mark Sheet

  • Passport of the NRI candidate and his/her parents

  • Visa /Resident permit / OCI or PIO card if applicable

  • Address proof

  • Undertaking in regard to the fees from NRI Student/Parent

  • Documents for Proof of Origin (Citizenship Card/P.R. Card etc.)

Students aspiring for NRI admission must keep in mind that no application will be considered unless accompanied by notarized copies of certificates and documents, and all documents should be in English language only.

Annual Fee and AIR rank for NRI admission to Top Private Medical Colleges

S. No.

College Name

NRI Seats

FEE (annual in USD)

AIR Opening

AIR Closing


CU Shah Medical College, Surendra Nagar






GCS Medical College, Ahmedabad






Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj






Parul Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Vadodara






Pramukhswami Medical College, Karmsad



(full course)



Important Dates for Gujarat MBBS Counselling 2019


Important Dates*

PIN Number purchase in person from bank or online for registration

June 2019

Online application form release date

June 2019 (12.00 pm)

Last date for submission of application form

June 2019 (07.00 pm)

Document verification

June 13 - June 20, 2019 (12.00 pm to 3.00 pm)

Gujarat MBBS 2018 merit list

Fourth week of June 2019*

Mock round of choice filling and result

Fourth week of June 2019*

First Round of Counselling

June 25 – July 5, 2019*

Last date of reporting to the allotted college

July 12, 2019*

Second Round of Counselling

July 15- July 26, 2019*

Last date of reporting to the allotted college

August 3, 2019*

Offline mop-up round of counselling

August 4 – August 8, 2019*

Seat allotment for the mop-up round

Second week of August*

*tentative dates


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