MBBS/BDS Seats in India through NEET

NEET 2020 is the most anticipated and coveted exams of the year where students get an opportunity to pursue their medical aspirations. All candidates aim to get into their dream colleges, but only a few manage to get through due to the restriction on seat availability in both MBBS and BDS courses.

NEET is slated to be conducted on 13th September 2020. This pen-paper test carried in the offline mode is a 3-hour long test with 80% of its syllabus constituted by the class 11 & 12 syllabi. Medical seats have been increased up to 5200 with the inclusion of 10% reservation under EWS category (Economically Weaker Section), as NEET is the single level examination for admissions to approximately 76,928 MBBS seats, 26, 949 BDS seats in nearly 532 medical colleges and 313 dental colleges across India. With this increase in the number of seats, there are more chances now than ever for aspirants to get through NEET and hence to medical institutes in private, government, central/deemed institutes.

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For the academic year 2020-2021, as stated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the authorities for New Delhi, Puducherry, AIIMS, JIPMER will decide NEET scores for candidates seeking admission to around 1,205 AIIMS MBBS and around two hundred JIPMER MBBS seats that are presented in different colleges.

The column also states the details of the gross intake in all INI (Institute of National Importance) JIPMER and AIIMS institutes apart from the MBBS and BDS seats presented in India through these exams.

Here through this write-up with MBBS/BDS Seats in India through NEET, we aim to aid medical aspirants in inspecting the availability of seats state-wise, the fees requisites of deemed universities which can help them take admissions aligning to this.

We have collated important information from statements issued by different Ministries in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha along with the data presented on the official website of Dental Council of India (DCI) and the Medical Council of India (MCI).

MBBS/BDS seats in India – Increase In The Number Of Seats

To put up with these necessities, the Government of India has been striving to increase the seat availability in medical and dental colleges in view of the increasing requirements of India’s exponentially growing healthcare division through the NEET exams year on year. Here the objective is to pervade more and more doctors in this field and hence intensify the system.

The state-wise list of the gross MBBS and BDS seats in institutes across India split as per different types of colleges-private, central and government, categories etc. is as given in the table below. Candidates can refer to this to seek admissions in UG courses across medical and dental colleges in India.

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MBBS/BDS Colleges and Seats in India

College Category MBBS BDS
No. of Seats No. of Colleges No. of Seats No. of Colleges
Private Colleges

(inclusive of Deemed Universities)

35,540 260 23,260 263
Government Colleges 41,388 272 3513 50
Seats through NEET (Total) 76,928 532 26,773 313
JIPMER & AIIMS institutes JIPMER (200),

AIIMS (1205)

JIPMER (2),

AIIMS (15)

Total 78,333 549 26,773 313

MBBS/BDS seats In India – State-wise

The table below lists down the total MBBS and BDS seats offered state-wise across the country. The state counselling (85%) for MBBS and BDS seats enables candidates to apply as per their state of eligibility. The data provided in the given table is from the official website for MCI (Medical Council of India) and is inclusive of the ESW seats that are included in the year 2019. Read more about counselling and seats here.

Government MBBS/BDS Colleges and Seats

Government Institutes
Name of State/Union Territory MBBS BDS
No. of Seats No. of Colleges No. of Seats No. of Colleges
Andaman & Nicobar 100 1 0 0
Andhra Pradesh 2360 13 140 2
Arunachal Pradesh 50 1 0 0
Assam 900 6 176 3
Bihar 1140 9 40 1
Chandigarh 150 1 100 1
Chattisgarh 670 6 100 1
Delhi 1015 6 162 3
Goa 180 1 50 1
Gujarat 3350 17 500 4
Haryana 710 5 100 1
Himachal Pradesh 720 6 75 1
Jammu & Kashmir 485 3 126 2
Jharkhand 280 3 50 1
Karnataka 2550 18 160 3
Kerala 1455 10 240 5
Madhya Pradesh 1570 10 50 1
Maharashtra 4080 23 260 4
Manipur 200 2 100 2
Meghalaya 50 1 0 0
Orissa 1150 7 50 1
Pondicherry 180 1 40 1
Punjab 600 3 80 2
Rajasthan 2600 14 40 1
Tamil Nadu 3450 25 100 1
Telangana 1440 8 100 1
Tripura 125 1 0 0
Uttar Pradesh 2278 18 190 3
Uttarakhand 425 3 0 0
West Bengal 2600 14 250 3
Total 36836 236 2,930 47

Private MBBS/BDS Colleges and Seats

Private Institutes
Name of State/Union Territory MBBS BDS
No. of Seats No. of Colleges No. of Seats No. of Colleges
Andaman & Nicobar 0 0 0 0
Andhra Pradesh 2,850 19 1,200 13
Assam 0 0 0 0
Bihar 400 3 200 3
Chandigarh 0 0 0 0
Chattisgarh 450 3 500 5
Daman & Diu 0 0 100 1
Delhi 200 1 0 0
Goa 0 0 0 0
Gujarat 1,000 7 840 9
Haryana 850 6 850 9
Himachal Pradesh 150 1 280 4
Jammu & Kashmir 100 1 100 1
Jharkhand 0 0 300 3
Karnataka 6,195 39 3,360 44
Kerala 2,800 21 1,730 20
Madhya Pradesh 1,800 12 1,320 14
Maharashtra 4,220 30 3,250 34
Manipur 0 0 0 0
Meghalaya 0 0 0 0
Orissa 500 4 300 3
Pondicherry 1,050 7 300 3
Punjab 1,050 5 1,150 13
Rajasthan 1,200 8 1,460 14
Sikkim 100 1 0 0
Tamil Nadu 3,600 24 2,760 28
Telangana 2,650 18 1,040 11
Tripura 0 0 0 0
Uttar Pradesh 4,150 30 2,400 24
Uttarakhand 450 3 200 2
West Bengal 550 4 300 3
Total 36,315 247 24,130 260

AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS Seats

The table below depicts the seat availability in AIIMS and JIPMER. The seats are listed state-wise for convenience.

Seats under AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS:

AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS
Name of State/Union Territory MBBS
No. of Seats No. of Colleges
Andhra Pradesh 50 1
Bihar 100 1
Chattisgarh 100 1
Delhi 107 1
Madhya Pradesh 150 1
Maharashtra 50 1
Orissa 150 1
Pondicherry 200 2
Rajasthan 100 1
Uttrakhand 100 1
Total 1,107 11

Central MBBS/BDS seats

Candidates interested in knowing the seat availability under the central universities for MBBS/BDS courses can check the below-given table:

Central Institutes
Name of State/Union Territory MBBS BDS
No. of Seats No. of Colleges No. of Seats No. of Colleges
Uttar Pradesh 151 2 88 2
Total 151 2 88 2

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