MBBS In Assam

Overview

Currently, there are 10 medical colleges in Assam where students can get Assam MBBS admission. There are 1250 total MBBS seats in Assam 2023 for students to get MBBS admission in Assam. Of these 10 colleges, the Diphu Medical College and Hospital was introduced recently in year 2020 and Diphu medical college MBBS seats amounting to 100 has rounded off the total MBBS seats in Assam 2023 to 1250.

Surprisingly, there is even higher scope of pursuing postgraduate studies in Assam since there are 8 colleges offering MD and MS programs with a collective seats count of around 670. One more addition here is the Lokopriya Gopinath Borodoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur that offers students 11 seats in MD in Psychiatry. Speaking of super specialty, the students can pursue DM/MCH in 2 Assam medical colleges, namely the Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati and Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati that altogether offer 48 total seats.

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Fees & Seats - Govt Medical Colleges

Refer to the below table for Total Tuition Fees, MBBS intake, Establishment Year, Cut off for All India Quota and State Quota Seats for every Govt Medical College in Assam

LIST OF ASSAM GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGES
Sr. No. Name of
Medical College
Year of
Establishment
Annual
Intake
(Seats)
Total
Course Fee
(Govt. Seat)
Cut off(State
Counseling)
Cut off
(All India
Counseling)
1 Assam Medical College Dibrugarh 1947 200 1.35 Lacs 534 623
2 Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati 1960 200 1.48 Lacs 571 635
3 Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Jorhat 2010 125 1.08 Lacs 545 619
4 Silchar Medical College, Silchar 1968 125 1.21 Lacs 536 621
5 Diphu Medical College and Hospital, Diphu 2020 100 NA NA NA
6 Tezpur Medical College and Hospital, Tezpur 2014 125 1.44 Lacs 534 619
7 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta 2012 125 1.12 Lacs 535

619

8 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Guwahati 2022 50 NA NA NA
9 Dhubri Medical College, Dhubri 2022 100 NA NA NA
10 Lakhimpur Medical College 2021 100 NA NA NA
11 Kokrajhar Medical College 2023 100 NA NA NA
12 Nagaon Medical College 2023 100 NA NA NA
13 Nalbari Medical College, Nalbari 2023 100 NA NA NA

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) 8-15Lacs/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

Teaching Experience of Medical Colleges

In Assam, most of the colleges were established before the Year 2012, very few colleges were established in the last 5 years. It is always important to select an old medical college as there is no shortage of faculties and they are well experienced too, which is the primary requirement of a MBBS student for their learning.

Teaching Experience Name of Medical College
Less Than 5 Years

1. Diphu Medical College and Hospital, Diphu
2. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Guwahati
3. Dhubri Medical College, Dhubri
4. Lakhimpur Medical College

5-10 Years

1. Tezpur Medical College and Hospital, Tezpur
2. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta

10-25 Years

1. Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Jorhat

More Than 25 Years

1. Assam Medical College Dibrugarh
2. Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati
3. Silchar Medical College, Silchar

Important Dates for NEET-UG 2023

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the NEET (UG) 2023 examination on Sunday, 7th May 2023 in pen & paper mode. The examination served as a uniform entrance examination for MBBS admission and other streams like BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/ BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses.

You can find the tentative date for NEET-UG 2023 & 2024 Exam

EVENT NEET 2023 NEET 2024
NEET exam notification 15th Dec 2022 14th Sept 2023
NEET application form date by NTA March 23 To be Announced
Last date to submit NEET application form April 23 To be Announced
NEET-UG Admit Card Release Date 4th May 2023 To be Announced
NEET Exam Date 7th May 2023 5th May, 2024
NEET Result 13th June 2023 2nd week of June, 2024

NEET-UG 2023 Cut Off

The Directorate of Medical Education, Guwahati is responsible for conducting State counseling for allocation of 85% of MBBS Seats in Govt and Private Medical College under State Quota. However, MCC is the governing body for filling rest 15 % seats through All India Quota seats in Govt Medical College and 100% Seats in Deemed University. Those who qualified NEET are eligible to apply in both counseling processes. Please refer the table below to find Cut off marks for each category.

Please find the table below indicating the Actual NEET UG cut-off for 2021 and 2022 and NEET 2023 Cut off

Category Cut-off Percentile NEET 2021 NEET 2022 NEET 2023
General 50th 138 117 137
SC/ST/OBC 40th 108 93 107
General (PwD) 45th 122 105 121
SC/ST/OBC (PwD) 40th 108 93 107

Assam NEET-UG Counselling 2023 dates

Seat allocation is being done in multiple phases both in All India counseling and State counseling of Assam. This is because, many seats become vacant due to withdrawal of seats by the students for not getting college of their choice, not able to arrange the funds for fees, Lack of proof of their category under which they applied etc. Once the dates for reporting to the college/ Fee deposits/Submitting documents is passed all such seats 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-

Counselling Round Dates
Announcement of Counseling Dates 2023 11th July
All India Quota seats in Assam/ Deemed Universities/Central Universities (Round-1) 2023 15th-26th July
All India Quota seats in Assam/ Deemed Universities/Central Universities (Round-2) 2023 8th-18th Aug
All India Quota seats in Assam/ Deemed Universities/Central Universities (Mop Up Round) 2023 31st Aug - 6th Sept
All India Quota seats in Assam/ Deemed Universities/Central Universities(Stray Round) 2023 18th Sept - 23rd Sept
Assam State Counseling 2023 (Round-1 /Round-2 / Mop Up/ Stray Round) 15th July- 15th Sept

The DME, Guwahati, Prepares and publishes the State Merit list under each category. Students can assess their chance to get college of their choice based on previous year’s Cut offs 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 for you.

Eligibility for Assam NEET-UG 2023 Counselling

Before applying to Assam MBBS admission 2023, the candidate must go through the eligibility criteria set by the Directorate of Medical Education, Assam.

1. The candidate…

  • Must have qualified the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test
  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Must have completed 17 years of age by 31st December of the year he’s applying for MBBS admission in Assam
  • Must have passed 12th Standard exams with subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and have scored minimum 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in case he/she is from unreserved category, and minimum 50% marks if he/she hails from a reserved category.

2. To avail the benefits of State quota, the candidate must have studied in any school-based out of Assam from 7th to 12th Standard.
3. To further qualify the criteria of State quota, the candidate’s parents must be residing in the state of Assam for a minimum of 20 years.

How to Register for Assam NEET UG Counselling 2023

The foremost step towards Assam MBBS admission process is to register at the official website of Directorate of Medical Education, Assam by submitting your personal info and contact details. After submitting the information, a user ID and password will be mailed to the candidate on the e-mail ID provided at the time of Assam MBBS admission registration. The candidate would then login with the user ID and password and fill the Assam MBBS admission application form. After filling the personal details, the candidates would be asked to choose the colleges based on their preference which shall be done with due carefulness. Afterwards, the candidates must furnish his/her academic details required to complete the process. Once the Assam NEET merit list 2023 is released, those who have their name on the list would be enabled to further into the process and attend the counseling procedure.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

The documents that are mandatory for the eligible candidates to submit at the time of counseling are illustrated below.

  • 10th and 12th standard certificate
  • 10th and 12th standard marksheet
  • NEET hall ticket
  • NEET Score card
  • Birth certificate
  • Identity proof (Aadhaar card, Driving License, Passport, Voter ID)
  • Passport sized photographs (The photograph must be the same as those used in the NEET application form and hall ticket)
  • Fee payment receipt
  • Printout of the application form

Documents that are subject to applicability –

  • Reservation category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • PWD (Persons With Disability) certificate
  • Gap period affidavit
  • Income certificate
  • Freedom fighter certificate

RESERVATION POLICY

The total no of MBBS seats in Assam 2023 available for admission annually are primarily reserved for those candidates who are based out of the state of Assam. Of the total MBBS seats in Assam 2023, 85% are reserved for the state quota while 15% can be availed by candidates with an All India Quota. Moreover, reservation is applicable to the candidates coming from backward castes and candidates with a disability. The table below explains the percentage of reserved seats allotted to each section.

RESERVED CATEGORY PERCENTAGE OF MBBS SEATS ALLOTTED
Candidates from Other Backward classes OR
More other backward classes
25.5%
SC (Scheduled Caste) candidates 7%
ST from Plains (Scheduled Tribes from Plains) candidates 10%
ST from Hills (Scheduled Tribes from Hills) candidates 5%
Person with Disabilities (PWD) 3%

Your Chance to get a MBBS Seat in Assam

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 ranges 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 a an MBBS seat in Assam State Medical colleges In All India Counselling NEET UG 2023 and Assam State Counselling NEET-UG 2023 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 Directorate of Medical Education (DME).

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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 2022 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
2.06 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)

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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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Details of all Govt Colleges in Assam

You can find complete information about any Govt Colleges of Assam by clicking on the respective college in the table below

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