Here is a good news for MBBS aspirants in the country. The Government of India has decided to decrease the doctors and population ratio to a greater extent in the coming years. The Government is considering the proposal to increase 3000 MBBS seats in the coming years.
There are about 45000 MBBS (Medical) seats in various medical colleges across the country. The Medical Council of India (MCI) has also giving approvals to new colleges and accepting proposals to increase seats in existing medical colleges after receiving positive signals from the Central Government.
The number of seats have been increased in several colleges which were established 10 years ago. The number of seats have been increased from 50 to 100 in some colleges and 100 to 150 in some other colleges.
Several applications for starting new colleges are also there with MCI for approvals. At present, there are 362 medical colleges across the country. About 45000 MBBS seats are available in these colleges.