Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, located in Jammu, is a prestigious medical college in India that offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine and healthcare. The college is affiliated with the University of Jammu and is recognized by the Medical Council of India. Founded in 1995, Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences has a rich history of providing quality education to students aspiring to pursue a career in the medical field. The college is committed to providing a conducive learning environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for a successful career in the healthcare industry.

The college has a dedicated and experienced faculty that comprises of highly qualified and experienced professionals from various medical specialties. The faculty members are committed to providing students with an excellent education and are always ready to help students with their queries and doubts. The college has state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure that include well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and libraries. The college also has a modern hospital attached to it that provides students with ample opportunities for clinical exposure and hands-on experience.

Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu State Cutoff for Govt seat: 
Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu State Cutoff for Mgmt seat: 

Quick Summary

Year of Establishment 1995
No. of Seats (MBBS) 100
Specialty in PG Courses NA
Seats in PG courses NA
Management Type Trust
Affiliated (University) Jammu University
Listing and Recognition National Medical Council (NMC)
Affiliation (Hospital) -
Postal Address Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir 180017
Web Address

MBBS Fee Structure 2022-23

Seat Type Government Seat Other than NRI/OMs Seat NRI seat
Total MBBS Course Fee INR 7.5 lacs INR 22.5 lacs INR 30 lacs

MBBS Course

The duration of MBBS is five and a half years including 12 months of internship. The internship comprises practical training in subjects like orthopedics, medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, community health, child health, emergency medicine, surgery, and various other specialties. The guidelines are provided by the erstwhile MCI (Currently NMC). Admission to any MBBS program is granted based on marks scored in the NEET-UG examination which is held by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu accepts students through Jammu & Kashmir State counseling conducted by The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Jammu & Kashmir in NEET 2023.

Important Dates for NEET-UG 2023

The table below illustrates all the important dates a NEET aspirant must be aware of. Candidates must go through it and take note

EVENT NEET-UG 2022 Expected Date NEET-UG 2023
NEET exam notification 6th April 15th Dec 2022
NEET 2022 application form date by NTA 6th April Mar 2023
Last date to submit NEET 2022 application form 20th May Apr 2023
NEET UG 2022 Admit Card Release Date 1st/2nd Week Jul 1st Week of May 2023
NEET 2022 Exam Date 17th July 7th May 2023
NEET 2022 Result 7th Sept 1st Week of Jul 2023

Private Medical Colleges Vs MBBS Abroad

There are numerous benefits to the MBBS Abroad over study at Private Medical College in India. You can refer to the below table to understand the values we fetch in MBBS Abroad on various critical parameters, that are crucial before deciding the right path

MBBS Abroad 

Key Parameter MBBS Abroad Private Medical College
University Type Public & Private Both Only Private
World Ranking Available Not Available
Recognition WHO, WFME, ECFMG, US GMC,UK etc NMC and very few international recognition
Teaching Experience Up to 200 Years Mostly up to 10 Years
Tuition Fee 5/6 Years 3-5 Lacs/Year(Affordable) 8-15 Lacs/Year(Expensive)
Global Exposure Very High, Students from across world No Exposure
Teaching Methodology Small Groups of 15-20 Students in each batch, Test after every Conceptual Class 100-150 students in a batch
Grading of Academics Mostly European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) University Level, CBME
Opportunities for Global Medical PG US, CANADA, Gulf Region, UK and other European Countries incl India Primarily India
Patient Interaction Moderate to High Very Less
Affiliated Hospitals Multiple Hospitals for different speciality College Hospital only

NEET-UG Counseling Process

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Jammu & Kashmir is responsible for filling 100% of MBBS Seats in Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu under State Govt Quota, Management Quota, and NRI Quota. Those who qualified for NEET are eligible to apply for the counseling process. Please refer to the table below to find Cut off marks for each category.

Please find the table below indicating the NEET-UG cut-off 2021,2022 & Expected 2023

Category NEET 2021 Cut off Percentile NEET-UG 2022 Cut off Marks NEET-UG 2023 Cut off Marks(Expected)
General 50th percentile 138 125
SC/ST/OBC 40th percentile 108 98
General (PwD) 45th percentile 122 110
SC/ST/OBC (PwD) 40th percentile 108 98

Important Dates of NEET-UG Counselling 2023

Seat allocation is being done in multiple phases both in All India counseling and State counseling of Jammu & Kashmir. This is because, many seats become vacant due to the withdrawal of seats by the students for not getting the college of their choice, not being able to arrange the funds for fees, Lack of proof of the category under which they applied, etc. Once the dates for reporting to the college/ Fee deposits/Submitting documents are passed all such seats are made available for the next rounds. In the below table, you can find the details for counseling rounds in All India and State counseling followed for MBBS Seat Allocation-

 Note: After counseling rounds of MBBS admission in Jammu & Kashmir, if the seats remain vacant, then there will be a mop-up round to allocate the seats.

Counselling Round NEET-UG Counselling 2022 (Actual) NEET-UG Counselling 2023 (Expected)
Announcement of Counselling Dates 3rd Week of Oct 2022 3rd Week of Aug 2023
Result of All India Counselling Round-1/Round-2 1st/2ndWeek of Nov 2022 1st Week/2ndWeek of Sep 2023
Result of All India Counselling Mop Up and Stray Round 1st/2ndWeek of Dec 2022 1st/2ndWeek of Oct 2023

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Jammu & Kashmir under the guidance of Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER), Mumbai, and all the candidates who’ve scored well enough in the NEET exam can secure a seat in the medical colleges in Jammu & Kashmir. Students can assess their chance to get the college of their choice based on the previous year’s Cutoffs of that college. If you want to be sure about the chances it is recommended to use MOKSH College Predictor which utilizes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology. Also, this college predictor will give you an idea and will predict the college possible for you based on your current NEET Ranking, Reservation category, and Other Quotas applicable to you.

Admission Eligibility

The candidate must be of 17 years of age or above as of 31st December of the enrollment year. The candidate must be a graduate of a Higher Secondary School with a 10+2 degree in science stream with Biology (or bio-technology), Physics, and Chemistry as their subject. Minimum 50% marks are eligible (40% in case of SC/ST and 45% for OBC Category).

Your Chance to get an MBBS Seat

 get an MBBS Seat in Govt Medical College Gujarat

The most difficult time for any of the students is to wait after NEET till the Counseling process to know whether he/she is getting a college of his/her choice or not? Sometimes this dilemma continues for a couple of months due to multiple rounds of Counseling. It has become more difficult due to parallel Counseling of All India Quota and various States due to COVID-19. The Counseling process is very complex where 550+ Govt. and Private colleges offer 83000+ Seats and fee variation is also huge that ranging from less than 1 Lac to 2.5 Cr for the course.

Dreams shatter when any silly mistake in choice filling or wrong selection of college leads to getting a poorly ranked college. Imagine getting paid seats or no seats at all due to a lack of genuine guidance!

MOKSH AI-based MBBS college predictor predicts your chances of getting an MBBS seat in Jammu & Kashmir State Medical colleges in All India Counselling NEET-UG 2021 and Jammu & Kashmir State Counselling NEET-UG 2021 under various Seat categories like Govt., Management, or NRI Seat. For assessing your chances of getting a seat, the MOKSH Predictor algorithm takes categories/sub-categories or various Quotas into consideration as per Govt. regulations. It also takes into account historical data published by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) or State Dept. responsible for counseling State Common Entrance Test Cell, Jammu & Kashmir  

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Medical PG in India or NEXT

During MBBS study, a student realizes the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness to secure MD/MS Seat in Govt College. If we look at the success ratio to get PG in Govt Medical College which is 11% Broadly we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get PG Seat whereas the chances of getting a Clinical specialty is 1 out of 20 applicants. It is obvious that the PG journey is going to be very difficult or else students should have enough money to get the paid seat in Pvt Medical College which may be in Crores!

Total Applicants NEET PG 2021 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
1.75 Lacs
MD (Non Clinical) 15K 8.6% 10K
MS (Clinical) 8K 4.6% 5K
Total 23K 11.4% 15K

Do you feel early preparation and the right mentorship will pave your dream of becoming a specialist?

NMC already notified the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India from 2023. This exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The exam will be conducted in two parts NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student’s Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only post-qualifying of NEXT-1 any Medical student will be eligible for an Internship. Post completion of the internship Students needs to go thru NEXT-2 which will assess their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping of Medical history. Those who will clear NEXT-2 are awarded a license to practice and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the Next Exam.

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Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

We are well aware of the difficulty of getting a PG in India. With the introduction of NEXT, maximum students in India are getting attracted to USMLE prep from 1st year of MBBS since it simulates the new NMC Competency-based curriculum much more easily. US Healthcare system is considered one of the best health care systems because of numerous reasons like High rewards, excellent infrastructure, Merit-based assessment, Open opportunities for Super specialties. Most of the countries trying to replicate the US health care assessment system for their Medical Graduates USMLE exam are divided into 3 Parts. One can appear in USMLE Step 1 after 2nd Year, USMLE Step 2 CK during an internship, and Step-3 during your residency (Medical PG). The USMLE is an online exam and can be taken at the PROMETRIC centers present across India.

Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

MOKSH Coaching focuses on a patient-centered learning approach which helps students score high on both USMLE & NEXT. MOKSH is the leading name in USMLE Coaching. Currently, 1000+ Students from Indian and Abroad medical colleges are preparing for USMLE steps via the MOKSH Platform.

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Medical PG IN UK (PLAB)

Till 2024, the Professional & Linguistic Assessments Board Test (PLAB test) is the instrument to assess the skills and knowledge of an International Medical Graduate. It also judges whether she is fit to be trained to practice medicine in the UK. 

In short, an IMG's performance in PLAB determines her eligibility to practice in the UK.The PLAB test has two stages. PLAB 1 is an exam that has 180 MCQs that tests your recall. On the other hand, PLAB 2 is a practical OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) that tests your clinical skills.

The GMC ascertains your linguistic skills by assessing your score in specific tests. It may be the IELTS (Band Score 7.0 or higher) or OET (Grade B in reading, writing, listening & speaking).
After you pass PLAB 1 & 2, you apply for the GP registration. There is one constraint. You have a window of 2 years after clearing PLAB 2 during which you may apply no later.

By 2024, the UK Medical Licensing Assessment will replace the PLAB. The COVID pandemic has resulted in a major change that has affected life everywhere and at every level.
Especially the healthcare sector has faced unprecedented pressure. Consequently, the GMC UK is going to change certain things in PLAB and create the UKMLA exam.

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Medical PG in Germany

Medical PG in Germany

PG in Germany after MBBS in India is another great option, though it requires you to learn the German language. Of the 6 levels starting from A1 to C2, you need to clear A1 and A2 which would qualify you to apply for the visa.

Once the Language formalities are done, you get into the phase where you do Observer-ship from a German hospital approved by the German Medical Council. This is followed by Residency.

This may sound simple here but the process is quite complicated. To know more about PG in Germany after your MBBS in India,

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