MBBS In Himachal Pradesh


There are 7 MBBS colleges in Himachal Pradesh offering MBBS course. The admissions will be granted to 870 total MBBS seats in Himachal Pradesh 2021 on the basis of NEET score obtained by the candidate and other factors. Of these 7, 6 are government medical college in Himachal Pradesh for MBBS and one is a private medical college. As a result, a majority of the total MBBS seats in Himachal Pradesh 2021 is available in government medical colleges. Speaking numerically, there are total 720 government MBBS seats in HP 2021, and 150 private college seats being offered for Himachal Pradesh MBBS admission 2021.

Speaking of postgraduate options, there are 3 medical colleges offering about 310 seats in MD/MS/Diploma program. Furthering towards, super specialty programs, there is only 1 college i.e. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla that offers precisely 7 seats in DM/MCH programs.


  • Fees, Seats - Govt Medical Colleges
  • Fees, Seats - Private Medical Colleges
  • Teaching Experience of Medical Colleges
  • NEET UG Counseling Process
  • Important Dates NEET 2022
  • Predict Your Chance for MBBS Seat
  • Medical PG or NEXT
  • Medical PG in USA (USMLE)
  • Medical PG in Germany
  • Complete details of all Govt and Pvt Medical college in Himachal Pradesh

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 Himachal Pradesh

Sr. No. Name of
Medical College
Year of
Total Course Fee
(Govt. Seat)
Cut off
(All India
1 Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla 1966 120 5.85 Lacs 595 655
2 Dr. Rajendar Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda 1966 120 6.62 Lacs 572 643
3 Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College, Hamirpur 2018 120 5.85 Lacs 528 632
4 Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Government Medical College, Chamba 2017 120 6.62 Lacs 518 631
5 Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, Mandi 2017 120 7.85 Lacs 559 636
6 Government Medical College, Nahan, Sirmour 2016 120 5.85 Lacs 535 634

Fees & Seats - Private Medical Colleges

In the table below you can find the Total Tuition Fees, MBBS intake, Establishment Year, Cut off for All India Quota and State Quota Seats for every Govt Medical College. In Himachal Pradesh, Private Medical Colleges participate solely in State Counseling procedures and not in All India Counseling. Hence, All India Quota cut off details is not available.

Name of
Medical College
Year of Establishment Annual Intake (Seats) Total Course
Fee (Govt. Seat)
Cut-off (State Counseling)
(Govt. Seat)
Total Course Fee
Cut-off (Mangmt. Seat)
1 Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College & Hospital, Solan 2013 150 43.4 Lacs 498 73.4

Teaching Experience of Medical Colleges

In Himachal Pradesh, most of the colleges have established before Year 2010, very few colleges established in last 5 to 10 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

Experience of Teaching Name of Medical College
5-10 years

1. Dr. Radhakrishnan Government Medical College, Hamirpur
2. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Government Medical College
3. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, Mandi

10-25 years

1. Government Medical College, Nahan, Sirmour
2. Maharishi Markandeshwar Medical College & Hospital, Solan

25+ years

1. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
2. Dr. Rajendar Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda

Himachal PradeshNEET-UG 2021 Counseling Process:

The MCC conducts centralized Himachal Pradesh MBBS counseling on the basis of NEET marks. The state quota applicants will participate in HP University led HP MBBS counseling 2021.

The Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla 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 the counseling processes. Please refer the table below to find Cut off marks for each category.

Category Cutoff Percentile 2020 ( Actual) 2021 ( Actual) 2022( Actual)
General 50th percentile 147 138 117
SC/ST/OBC 40th percentile 113 108 93
General (PwD) 45th percentile 129 122 105
SC/ST/OBC (PwD) 40th percentile 113 108 93

Important Dates:

Seat allocation is being done in multiple phases both in All India counseling and State counseling of Himachal Pradesh. 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 All India Counselling State Counselling All India & State 2022
Round-1 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 To be Announced
Round-2 Feb 2022 Feb 2022 To be Announced
Mop Up Round NA Feb 2022 To be Announced
Stray Round NA Mar 2022 To be Announced

The HPU, Shimla, Prepares and publish the State Merit list of 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.


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 Himachal Pradesh
  • Must have passed 12th Standard exams with subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and have secured minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in case he/she is from unreserved category, and minimum 40% marks if he/she hails from a reserved category.


  • The candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply with a State Quota.
  • He/she must be a bona fide of Himachal Pradesh
  • He/she must have completed 10th as well as 12th standard from any recognized board in Himachal Pradesh
  • Those candidates who are bona fide resident of Himachal Pradesh and whose parents are employed outside of the state in course of any All India Services are eligible to seek admission through State Quota


The first thing applicants must do is Himachal Pradesh MBBS Admission registration via MCC or HPU application (subject to the Quota with which the candidate is applying). Either way, the candidates must complete the registration by providing the personal details, contact details, program they’re applying for and other essential details.

The next step is to fill the Himachal Pradesh MBBS admission application form and enter academic details such as the score obtained in NEET UG, percentage in 10th and 12th standard. After doing so, the candidates must further into the Himachal Pradesh MBBS admission process and upload documents pertinent to the Himachal Pradesh MBBS admission application process. The documents need to be uploaded can be found in the ‘DOCUMENTS REQUIRED’ section ahead. The last step to complete the application process is to pay the requisite amount that goes towards application cum counseling fee. Applicants are advised to keep with themselves a couple or more printouts of the Himachal Pradesh MBBS admission application form for future reference.


Please find the list of the documents required for the procedure of admission to MBBS colleges in Himachal Pradesh

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


The MBBS colleges in Himachal Pradesh include both government colleges and private colleges. The reservation policy for government medical colleges differs from that of private medical college in Himachal Pradesh. The former maintains a seat ratio of 85:15 for state quota students and All India quota students respectively. On the other hand, the latter divide the seats equally among State quota students and management students. For reservation based on caste and other categories, check the table below.

SC candidates 13
ST candidates 17
OBC candidates 4
PwD 3

NEET-UG Exam dates 2022

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the NEET (UG) 2021 examination on Sunday, 12th September, 2021 in pen & paper mode. NEET-2021 Exam was delayed due to second wave of COVID-19. CBSE announced 12th Board exams for 2022 in April and May It is expected NTA may conduct NEET-UG 2022 Exams in the month of July’22. If it happens then NEET result will be decleared in the month of Aug. In such scenario NEET UG Counseling 2022 will take place in the month of Sept. The examination will serve as a uniform entrance examination for MBBS admission and othe stream like BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/ BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses.

Pl find the tentative date for NEET UG 2022 Exam

3rd Week Aug

EVENT Date NEET 2022
NEET exam notification 6th April
NEET 2022 application form date by NTA 6th April
Last date to submit NEET 2022 application form 20th May
NEET UG 2022 Admit Card Release Date 1st/2nd Week July
NEET 2022 Exam Date 17th July
NEET 2022 Result 7th Sept
Announcement of Counseling Dates 3rd Week Sept
Commencement of All India Counseling 1st Week of Oct

Your Chance to get a MBBS Seat

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? Sometime this dilemma continues for 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 poor ranked college. Imagine getting paid seats or no seats at all due to lack of genuine guidance!

MOKSH AI-based MBBS college predictor predicts your chances of getting a an MBBS seat in Himachal Pradesh State Medical colleges in All India Counselling NEET UG 2021 and Himachal Pradesh 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-category 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 counselling Himachal Pradesh University (HPU).

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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 chances of getting 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
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 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 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 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 easily. US Healthcare system is considered as 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 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 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 that 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 and Pvt Medical college in Himachal Pradesh

You can find complete information about any Govt and Private colleges of Himachal Pradeshby clicking on the respective college in the table below

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