MBBS/BDS Seats in India through NEET
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 - 6:38 p.m. IST by PriyamDave

MBBS/BDS Seats in India through NEET - Class 12 medical students and guardians are always curious to know the total number of MBBS and BDS seats across India through NEET. With the implementation of 10% reservation under EWS (Economically Weaker Section) category, the medical seats in India have been increased up to 5200. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is the only entrance examination for admission to as many as 76,928 MBBS and 26,949 BDS seats across India in 532 and 313 medical and dental colleges, respectively. After the increase of total MBBS/BDS seats in India through NEET has gauged the chances of aspirants for admission in government, private, deemed/central institutes.
LATEST: NEET application form 2020 will be released on December 2, 2019.

As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), from the academic session 2020-21, AIIMS, New Delhi and JIPMER, Puducherry will determine NEET scores for admission to 1,205 AIIMS MBBS and 200 JIPMER MBBS seats offered in various campuses. Besides MBBS/BDS seats offered in India through NEET, the article mentions annual total intake details in all Institute of National Importance (INI) AIIMS and JIPMER institutes. This article on MBBS/BDS seats in India through NEET helps medical candidates to analyse the state-wise number of seats, deemed universities fees, so that they can take admissions accordingly. Candidates must note that the data has been collected from the announcements by various Ministeries in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as well as the information listed in the official website of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Dental Council of India (DCI).

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct NEET 2020 on May 3, in pen and paper based mode. NEET application form 2020 will be released on December 2, 2019, and can be filled till December 31.

Increase in MBBS/BDS seats in India

To cope up with the requirements of the country’s rapidly growing healthcare sector, the Government of India has been attempting to raise the number of seats and colleges in MBBS and BDS through NEET every year. The aim is to infuse more doctors into the system and strengthen it further. Aforementioned, the government has increased MBBS and BDS seats available on account of the implementation of EWS quota which was announced for the economically weaker section of the society.

The comprehensive state-wise list of the total MBBS and BDS seats in colleges across India, segregated as per categories, type of college- government, private, central, etc. is given in the table below for the reference of candidates aspiring for admission in undergraduate (MBBS or BDS) courses of medical/dental colleges in India.

Total MBBS/BDS Seats and Colleges in India

Type of Colleges

MBBS

BDS

Total Colleges

Total Seats

Total Colleges

Total Seats

Government Colleges

272

41,388

50

3,513

Private Colleges including Deemed Universities

260

35,540

263

23,260

Total Seats through NEET
532
76,928
313
26773

AIIMS & JIPMER institutions


15 AIIMS; 2 JIPMER
1205 (AIIMS) + 200 (JIPMER)
-
-

Grand Total

549

78,333

313

26773

MBBS/BDS Seats in India state wise:

While the total seats (both AIQ and State Quota) are mentioned above, the MBBS seats in India state wise are mentioned below along with the BDS seats for each state. MBBS and BDS seats (85%) are through the state counselling which a majority of students apply as per their state of eligibility.

List of Government Medical/Dental Colleges and Seats (MBBS/BDS)

GOVERNMENT COLLEGES

State/UT

MBBS

BDS

Total Colleges#

Total Seats*

Total Colleges#

Total Seats*

Andaman & Nicobar

1

100

0

0

Andhra Pradesh

13

2360

2

140

Arunachal Pradesh
1
50
0
0

Assam

6

900

3

176

Bihar

9

1140

1

40

Chandigarh

1

150

1

100

Chattisgarh

6

670

1

100

Delhi

6

1015

3

162

Goa

1

180

1

50

Gujarat

17

3350

4

500

Haryana

5

710

1

100

Himachal Pradesh

6

720

1

75

Jammu & Kashmir

3

485

2

126

Jharkhand

3

280

1

50

Karnataka

18

2550

3

160

Kerala

10

1455

5

240

Madhya Pradesh

10

1570

1

50

Maharashtra

23

4080

4

260

Manipur

2

200

2

100

Meghalaya

1

50

0

0

Orissa

7

1150

1

50

Pondicherry

1

180

1

40

Punjab

3

600

2

80

Rajasthan

14

2600

1

40

Tamil Nadu

25

3450

1

100

Telangana

8

1440

1

100

Tripura

1

125

0

0

Uttar Pradesh

18

2278

3

190

Uttarakhand

3

425

0

0

West Bengal

14

2600

3

250

Total

236

36836

47

2,930

Note: Compiled from MCI website including EWS seats added in 2019.

List of Private Medical/Dental Colleges and Seats (MBBS/BDS)

PRIVATE COLLEGES

State/UT

MBBS

BDS

Total Colleges#

Total Seats*

Total Colleges#

Total Seats*

Andaman & Nicobar

0

0

0

0

Andhra Pradesh

19

2,850**

13

1,200

Assam

0

0

0

0

Bihar

3

400

3

200

Chandigarh

0

0

0

0

Chattisgarh

3

450

5

500

Daman & Diu

0

0

1

100

Delhi

1

200

0

0

Goa

0

0

0

0

Gujarat

7

1,000

9

840

Haryana

6

850

9

850

Himachal Pradesh

1

150

4

280

Jammu & Kashmir

1

100

1

100

Jharkhand

0

0

3

300

Karnataka

39

6,195

44

3,360

Kerala

21

2,800

20

1,730

Madhya Pradesh

12

1,800

14

1,320

Maharashtra

30

4,220

34

3,250

Manipur

0

0

0

0

Meghalaya

0

0

0

0

Orissa

4

500

3

300

Pondicherry

7

1,050

3

300

Punjab

5***

1,050

13

1,150

Rajasthan

8

1,200

14

1,460

Sikkim

1

100

0

0

Tamil Nadu

24

3,600

28

2,760

Telangana

18

2,650

11

1,040

Tripura

0

0

0

0

Uttar Pradesh

30

4,150

24

2,400

Uttarakhand

3

450

2

200

West Bengal

4

550

3

300

Total

247

36,315****

260

24,130

MBBS Seats in AIIMs and JIPMER:

Candidates interested in knowing the number of MBBS seats in AIIMs and JIPMER can check the table below for the details. The seats are listed state wise.

Seats and Colleges established under AIIMS and JIPMER (MBBS)

State/UTs

MBBS

Total Colleges

Total Seats

Andhra Pradesh

1

50

Bihar

1

100

Chattisgarh

1

100

Delhi

1

107

Madhya Pradesh

1

150

Maharashtra

1

50

Orissa

1

150

Pondicherry

2

200

Rajasthan

1

100

Uttrakhand

1

100

Total

11

1,107

List of Central Medical/Dental Universities and seats (MBBS/BDS)

CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES

State/UT

MBBS

BDS

Total Colleges

Total Seats

Total Colleges

Total Seats

Uttar Pradesh

2

151

2

88

Total

2

151

2

88

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