Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017: MBBS admissions in the state of Punjab will be held by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences on the basis of the NEET scores. Candidates may note that the entrance exam for the medical courses across the country have been replaced by a common national exam – NEET. Candidates who have qualified in NEET 2017 will be required to fill the online application form and fill their choices of colleges for the Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017. The application process will tentatively start in July 2017 after the declaration of the NEET 2017 Result. Check the complete details of the Eligibility Criteria, Application Procedure, Important Dates, Counselling, Merit List, Cutoff and more below on this page for the Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017.
Salient Features of Punjab MBBS Admission 2017
Entrance Examination -There is no exam. Admissions will be on the basis of NEET 2017
Admission Committee– Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot
Course – MBBS and BDS
Seats Available – 1150 (MBBS)
Punjab MBBS 2017 Participating Institutes & Seat Intake
The following list of Institutes will be offering admissions to the eligible aspirants under Punjab MBBS Admission 2017.
List of MBBS Colleges
|S.No||Name of the College||Total Seats||Websites|
|1.||Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot||100||http://www.ggsmch.org/|
|2.||Government Medical College, Amritsar||200||http://gmc.edu.in/|
|3.||Government Medical College, Patiala||200||http://www.gmcpatiala.com/|
|4.||Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana||100||http://www.dmch.edu/|
|5.||Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar||150||http://www.sgrdimsr.in/|
|6.||Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Patiala||100||—|
|7.||Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar||150||—|
|8.||Chintpurni Medical College & Hospital, Gurdaspur||150||http://cmch.org.in/medical-college/|
List of BDS colleges
|S.No.||Name of the College||Total Seats||Websites|
|1.||Govt. Dental College, Amritsar||40||http://www.gdcamritsar.com/|
|2.||Govt. Dental College, Sangrur Road, Patiala||40||http://gdcpatiala.com/|
|3.||Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, Talwandi Road, Faridkot||100||http://www.dasmeshinstitutes.com/|
|4.||Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences & Research,
G.T. Road, Amritsar
|5.||Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College Hospital & Research Institute, Sector 40, Urban Estate, Ludhiana||100||http://bjsdentalcollege.com/|
|6.||Guru Nanak Dev Dental College & Research Institute, Patiala Bathinda Road, Sunam-148028||100||http://www.gnddentalcollege.com/|
|7.||Desh Bhagat Dental College & Hospital, Kotkapura Road, Muktsar||100||http://www.dbdch.com/|
|8.||National Dental College, VPO Gulabgarh, Tehsil Dera Bassi, Distt. Patiala||100||—|
|9.||Luxmi Bai Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Sirhind Road, VPO Baran, Distt. Patiala||100||http://www.lbdcpatiala.com/|
|10.||Genesis Institute of Dental Sciences & Research (Dental College & Hospital), Ferozepur-Moga Road, Ferozepur||100||http://www.gidsr.com/|
|11.||Gian Sagar Dental College, Village Ram Nagar, Banur, Distt. Patiala||100||http://www.giansagar.org/|
|12.||Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Dental College, VPO Sarabha, Distt. Ludhiana||50||http://www.sarabhadentalcollege.in/|
|13.||Rayat-Bahra Dental College, VPO Sahauran, Distt. Mohali||100||http://www.rbdch.rayatbahra.com/|
|14.||Sri Sukhmani Dental College & Hospital, Derabassi, Distt. Mohali||100||http://srisukhmanigroup.edu.in/?page_id=558|
Admissions for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017 will tentatively start after the conclusion of NEET 2017 examinations. Given below is the list of tentative important dates for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017.
|1.||Online Submission of Preferences- Round 1 Counselling||July 2017|
|2.||Allocation of Seats as per Merits- Round 1 Counselling||July 2017|
|3.||Verification of documents for allocated college- Round 1 Counselling||July 2017|
|4.||Round 2 Counselling- Online Submission of Preferences||July 2017|
|5.||Round 2 Counselling- Seat Allotment as per Merits||July 2017|
|6.||Round 2 Counselling- Verification of Documents for allocated College||July 2017|
|1.||Age||Candidates have to be 17 years old on or before 31st December of the admission year.|
|2.||Education||Candidate must have completed their higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination from a recognized institute.|
|3.||Qualifying Marks||To be eligible for the admission candidate must have passed individually in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.General- Aggregate of minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.SC/ST/OBC/PH- Aggregate of minimum 45% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.|
|4.||NEET Scores||as prescribed by the authorities|
Applications for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017 will start tentatively from July, 2017. Candidates applying for MBBS courses in Punjab are advised to read the eligibility criteria before filling the application form to check whether they are eligible or not. It is compulsory for candidate to take part in Online counselling for the allotment of seat.
Payment Details of Application Fee
|1.||Application Fee||Rs. 3000/-|
The following steps are needed to be followed by the candidate to fill the application form for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017.
- Register for Punjab MBBS Admission 2017.
- After paying the fees, the candidates have to fill their NEET details given during the time of registration for NEET entrance examination.
- Candidates will then have to fill in their basic personal details- name, parents name, address etc.
- Next step is to fill their educational details.
- After that, candidates can fill their maximum preferences of colleges/quota/category/specialty wise.
- Candidates must take a printout of their Application form
Merit List of Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017
The merit list for counselling sessions for Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017 will be releasing in July 2017. The merit list will be released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on the basis of the NEET Scores. Candidates who have appeared in the Entrance Examinations and have secured the minimum required percentile will be called for the counselling process. The merit shall be considered by obtaining minimum percentile in NEET 2017 for all categories and the order of choices filled in by the candidate in the online application form.
Cutoff Marks for the Punjab MBBS Admission 2017
Check the minimum required NEET scores to be considered for the MBBS admissions below.
|S.No||Category||Percentile in NEET 2017|
|1.||GENERAL||50 Percentile and Above (145 marks and Above)|
|2.||GENERAL PH||45 Percentile and Above (131 marks and Above)|
|3.||OBC NCL||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
|4.||SBC NCL||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
|5.||SC||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
|6.||ST||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
|7.||ST-STA||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
|8.||CATEGORY PH||40 Percentile and Above (118 marks and Above)|
Reservation of Seats for the Punjab MBBS Admissions
Out of total seats, 15% seats (All India Quota) in MBBS courses shall be filled by Government of India through centralized counselling by CBSE on the basis of merit in NEET 2017. The remaining 85% will be through the state held counselling for the Govt colleges and institutes. A number of seats are reserved for the candidate belonging to reserved category. Reserved candidates have to submit their valid official certificates to confirm their category while filling the application form online and during the counselling process.
State quota seats in Government Institutes in various categories for admission in MBBS in Government Medical Colleges shall be as under:
|3.||Backward Area/Border Area(1% Each)||2%|
|6.||Children/Grand Children of Terrorist Affected Persons||1%|
|7.||Children/Grand Children of Sikh Riot Affected Persons||1%|
|8.||Wards of Defense Personnel||1%|
|9.||Wards of Punjab Police Personnel, Armed Police, Home Guards, Para-Military Forces||1%|
|10.||Children/ Grand Children of Freedom Fighters of Punjab||1%|
Admission to Private Institutes
The distribution of seats in Private Medical Institutions shall be:
- Government Quota Seats -50%
- Management/Minority Quota Seats-50% (including 15% NRI Quota)
Reservation in Private Medical Institutes (for Government/Management Quota Seats) shall be as under:
|3.||Physically Handicapped/Orthopedically Handicapped||3%|
|4.||Migrants from Jammu & Kashmir due to Terrorist Violence||1%|
|5.||Children/Grand Children of Terrorist Affected Persons||1%|
|6.||Children/Grand Children of Sikh Riot Affected Persons||1%|
Counselling Procedure for the Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017
Candidates who have successfully secured the minimum qualifying marks in NEET 2017 will be called for the counselling process of Punjab MBBS Admission 2017. Online counselling will be conducted to admit candidates in MBBS courses by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
The names of the candidates will be announced and shortlisted candidates will have to go for online counselling. The Seat Allotment will be based on the Merit List and the choices entered by the candidates.. After allotment of seats, candidates have to report to the allotted college for document verification and payment of fees. The following documents need to be brought at the allotted Institute for Document Verification by the candidate:
- Matric or Equivalent Certificate for Date of Birth.
- Mark sheet/Certificate of 10+2 (Senior School Certificate Examination) or its equivalent.
- NEET 2017 Admit Card and Score Card.
- SC/ST/OBC/PH Valid Certificate.
- Punjab Residence Certificate.
- Provisional Allotment Letter generated online.
- Bank Challan form for Online Payment of requisite Fee.
- After affixing, self-attested recent photograph regarding GAP year, if there is a GAP after 10+2 Examination.
There will be two online counselling and one physical counselling of Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017. After verification of all the documents and eligibility, Principal of the respective College will issue a Bank Challan for deposition of Tuition Fee at any branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce or HDFC Bank. After depositing the tuition fee, candidate will again report to the college for their joining and medical checkup.
In case, candidate wants to change/upgrade their seat they will have to participate in the subsequent round of counselling and give their preferences afresh for the college/course/category/quota.
If in case, candidate seat is upgraded/changed in the subsequent round of counselling and they have already deposited the fee, then they are not required to deposit the fees again, provided he/she has to deposit any difference in the fee, if any.
If any candidate wants to quit the course/seat, he/she have to submit the application to the respective college as well as to the University regarding their surrender of seat well in advance before start of next round of counselling.
Fee Structure for the Punjab MBBS and BDS courses:
- Fee for admission to Government Medical/Dental Institutes:
|S.No||M.B.B.S./B.D.S.||Fee Annually (in Rs.)|
|1.||First Year||Rs. 80,000/-|
|2.||Second Year||Rs. 90,000/-|
|3.||Third Year||Rs. 1,00,000/-|
|4.||Fourth Year||Rs. 1,10,000/-|
|5.||Fifth Year||Rs. 60,000/-|
Other fee including Hostel fee will be charged as per medical college website.
- Fee for admission to Private Institutes:
|Course||Government Quota 50%||Management Quota 35%|
|1st Year||Rs. 2,20,000/-||Rs. 6,60,000/-|
|2nd Year||Rs. 2,42,000/-||Rs. 7,26,000/-|
|3rd Year||Rs. 2,66,200/-||Rs. 7,98,600/-|
|4th Year||Rs. 2,92,820/-||Rs. 8,78,460/-|
|5th Year||Rs. 3,22,102/-||Rs. 9,66,306/-|
|Course||Government Quota 50%||Management Quota 35%|
|1st Year||Rs. 1,65,000/-||Rs. 2,20,000/-|
|2nd Year||Rs. 1,81,500/-||Rs. 2,42,000/-|
|3rd Year||Rs. 1,99,650/-||Rs. 2,66,200/-|
|4th Year||Rs. 2,19,615/-||Rs. 2,92,820/-|
The above given fees structure can be changed as per the Notification of the Government.
Tuition fees for the 1st year shall be paid to the Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
There are total 1150 seats offered by the Government/Private medical colleges for the Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017. Eligible candidates can appear for the counselling process which will be tentatively held in July 2017.
This article is based on previous year’s data. The article will be updated as soon as more information on Punjab MBBS Admissions 2017 is released officially.
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences,
Sadiq Road, Faridkot,
Punjab-151 203, India.