Seats in medical colleges Rules to be framed for new, bigger quota
Ahmedabad: The quota bar for management seats in medical colleges across state has been finally raised. The Gujarat government has scrapped the 15% reservations for NRIs and merged them with the management quota. Taking the management quota from 10% to 25%. This year, even NRIs will need to take the class 12 examination in the state in order to compete for seats at self-financed medical colleges across the state. As of now, no new name has been suggested for the new pool of management seats, neither has the high court-appointed fee committee decided on specific fee slabs. The state government will form a special consortium at BJ Medical College in Ahmedabad to frame rules and lay down procedure to fill these managements seats shortly. The government will begin online admissions from the second week of June.
Of the 3,840 medical seats in government and self-financed colleges in state, nearly 600 seats will be part of the management quota. At government medical colleges, the Admission Committee for Professional and Medical Education courses (ACPMEC) will conduct admissions to 85% of the seats, with a merit formula assigning 60% weight to class 12 marks and 40% to GujCET scores. The other 15% seats will be filled on NEET scores. In case of self-financed medical colleges, the ACPMEC will conduct admissions to 75% of seats, while admissions to 25% will be based on NEET scores.