Gujarat Global News Network, Gandhinagar
The PIN distribution for online registration for admission to medical colleges in Gujarat will begin from June 17. The students can register for counselling till June 23. The PIN can be obtained from Axis Bank. This year the government has decided to grant 10 percent seats for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in all the colleges.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that like last year the domicile regulations will be applicable. Accordingly students born outside the state but have passed 12th exams from Gujarat will have to produce domicile certificate. The students who have not passed 10th class from state but have passed 12th class and have domicile certificate are eligible for admission to medical seats.
A new medical college of 150 seat capacity has started in union territory of Diu, Daman and Dadra Nagar Haveli. The college has allotted 10 seats to Gujarat. Admission on these seats will be given through centralised admission committee.
There are more than 5,000 MBBS seats in the state. In addition there are over 5,000 seats in ayurveda, naturopathy, homoepathy and dental courses. Students born in Gujarat and have cleared 12th from the state need not give domicile certificate.
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