West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017


West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will not be conducting their state level entrance examination in accordance with the Supreme Court judgement. Admissions for the various medical and dental institutes under the state of West Bengal will now be done on the basis of the NEET scores. Applications for West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017 will tentatively begin during the last week of August, 2017 and the counselling process from the first week of September, 2017. The state of West Bengal offers aspirants seats in over 23 participating medical and dental institutes. Read the full article below for details on important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure and more of West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017.

Salient Features of West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017

Entrance Examination: NEET 2017

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Admission Committee
: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board

Course: MBBS and BDS

Exam Level: State Level

Participating Institutes of West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017

S.No Institute Name Institute Type
1. Burdwan Dental College, Burdwan Government
2. Haldia Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, Haldia, Purba Medinipur Private
3. Gurunanak Institute of Dental Science & Research, Panihati, Kolkata Private
4. North Bengal Dental College, Darjeeling Government
5. Dr. R. Ahmad Dental College, Kolkata Government
6. I CARE Medical College & Hospital, Haldia Private
7. IQ City Medical College & NH Hospital, Durgapur Private
8. K.P.C Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata Private
9. College of Medicine & J.N Memorial Hospital, Kalyani, Nadia Government
10. ESI PGIMSR, Joka, Kolkata Government
11. College of Medicine & Sagar Dutta Hospital, Kolkata Government
12. Murshidabad Medical College & Hospital Government
13. Maldah Medical College, Maldah Government
14. Midnapur Medical College, Paschim Medinipur Government
15. I.P.G.M.E.R Kolkata Government
16. North Bengal Medical College, Darjeeling Government
17. Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan Government
18. Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura Government
19. Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata Government
20. R.G Kar Medical College, Kolkata Government
21. N.R.S Medical College, Kolkata Government
22. Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata Government

West Bengal MBBS 2017 Important Dates

Applications for West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017 will tentatively start after the conclusion of NEET 2017 Examinations. Given below is the list of tentative dates of West Bengal MBBS 2017.

S.No Event Dates
1. Online registrations for Counselling starts 4th Week of August, 2017
2. Process of Seat allotment Round 1 4th Week of August, 2017
3. Publication of Result Round 1 1st Week of September, 2017
4. Round 2 of Counselling & Seat allotment 1st Week of September, 2017
5. Publication of Result Round 2 1st Week of September, 2017
6. Round 3 of Counselling & Seat allotment 3rd Week of September, 2017
7. Publication of Result Round 3 3rd Week of September, 2017
8. Publication of Vacancy of Mop Up Round & Seat Allotment 4th Week of September, 2017
9. Publication of Result of Mop Up Round 4th Week of September, 2017

Eligibility Criteria of West Bengal MBBS 2017

Along with the NEET scores, West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017 aspirants have to fulfil certain criteria to be eligible to apply and qualify for admission into the various participating institutes.

S.No Category Details
1. Citizenship Candidates have to be a citizen of India
2. Age Candidates have to be of minimum 17 years old
3. Domicile
  • The parents of the candidate should be permanent residents of West Bengal holding a permanent address.
  • The candidates should have resided in West Bengal for the last 10 years.


Candidates should have completed their Higher Secondary (10+2) examination or equivalent examination from a recognized institute.
5. Qualifying Marks Candidates should have passed individually in Physics, Biology, Chemistry and English.

General – Minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together. 30% marks in English.

ST/SC/OBC – Minimum of 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together. 30% marks in English.

PWD – Minimum of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together. 30% marks in English.

West Bengal MBBS 2017 Application Procedure

Applications for West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017 will tentatively start from the 4th week of August, 2016. Candidates applying for West Bengal MBBS Admission 2017 are advised to read the eligibility criteria before filling the application form to check if they are eligible for the course or not.

The following steps needs to be followed by the candidates while filling the West Bengal MBBS 2017 Application Form.

  1. Candidates will have to register for West Bengal MBBS 2017 Counselling Process. Click Here (Link will be updated after it is activated)
  2. Candidates have to fill in their personal details while registering for the counselling process.
  3. Candidates will have to select either offline or online mode for payment of fees. For offline payment, an e-challan will be generated for candidates to make the payment which has to be downloaded.
  4. After paying the fees, candidates have to submit their Transaction ID while logging in using “New User Registration After Payment”.
  5. Candidates will then have to fill in their address and select a security question of their account. Password also has to be changed by the candidate.
  6. After submitting, a registration slip is generated which is to be taken as a print out for future use.
  7. After logging in again, candidates now have to select their preferred college and lock it by clicking on “Save”. Editing cannot be done after locking. The preferred choice of the candidate will reflect on the screen and the candidate can take a print out for future use.
  8. Allotment of seats is then done as per the candidates’ rank in NEET. Candidates who successfully secure a seat are then requested to go to the allotted college for document verification and payment of fees.

Application Fee of West Bengal MBBS 2017

Given below is the counselling application fee of West Bengal MBBS 2017:

S.No Category Fee
1. Unreserved Category Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges
2. SC/ST/OBC A/OBC B/PH Candidates Rs. 1500 + Bank Charges

Merit List of West Bengal MBBS 2017

The merit list of West Bengal MBBS 2017 will be tentatively released on the 1st week of September, 2017. Candidates securing the minimum required score in NEET and also fulfilling all of the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the West Bengal Joint Admissions Board will qualify for the counselling process. Qualified candidates have to attend the counselling process to secure a seat under West Bengal MBBS 2017.

West Bengal MBBS 2017 Reservation of Seats

A number of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the reserved category. Reserved category candidates are requested to submit their official valid certificate confirming their category while filling the application form online and also during counselling process.

Nature of Institutions Applicability of Reservation Rule for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD Category of Students
 Government Medical/Dental Colleges  As Per the Reservation Rule of the Government of India
Private and Self Financing Medical/Dental Colleges

West Bengal MBBS 2017 Counselling

Candidates who have secured the NEET qualifying marks and fulfil all of the eligibility criteria will be called in for Counselling. Online counselling is done to admit candidates into the MBBS and BDS course and is conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education, Department of Health & Family Welfare, West Bengal.

The names of qualified candidates are released in batches and candidates have to go online for their counselling. During the counselling process, candidates are allotted seats in different institutes according to their choices which they had previously mentioned in their application form. After the seat allotment, the candidates have to report at the allotted institute for document verification and payment of fees. The following documents need to be brought to the allotted institute for document verification by the candidate:

  • Allotment Letter
  • Duly filled up Verification Form
  • Reporting centre copy of E-Challan form showing the bank transaction ID
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet
  • Age Proof (Birth Certificate/Class 10 Admit Card or Certificate)
  • Medical Certificate
  • ST/SC/OBC A or B/PH certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate

After the document verification, candidates have to pay the tuition fees at their allotted institutes. Failing to bring any of the above mentioned documents may lead to disqualification of the candidate. The counselling process is carried on for the second and third round until all the available seats are filled.

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board,
AQ-13/1 Sector V, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata – 700091.