There is only 1 medical college in Meghalaya that teaches MBBS: North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences which is abbreviated as NEIGRIHMS. This is a government medical college in Meghalaya and apparently, there are no private medical colleges in Meghalaya. The answer to how many medical seats are there in Meghalaya is 50.
There is also scope to pursue MD/MS (Postgraduate courses) from this medical college in Meghalaya since it offers PG course in 14 specializations.
- Fees, Seats - Govt 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
- Medical PG in Germany
Fees & Seats - Govt Medical Colleges
Refer to the below table for details such as NEIGRIHMS MBBS fee structure, Meghalaya medical college cut off, etc. included in the table below.
|Medical College in Meghalaya|
|Sr. No.||Name and Address of
Medical College / Medical Institution
|University Name||Year of Inception of College||Annual Intake (Seats)||How Old the College is?||Total Course fee
|Cut off(State Counseling)||Cut off
(All India counseling)
|1||North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong||North Eastern Hill University, Shillong||2008||50||13||0.1 Lacs||521||629|
Meghalaya NEET-UG 2021 Counseling Process:
The Directorate of Health Services, Meghalaya 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 (PwD)||45th percentile||129||122||105|
|SC/ST/OBC (PwD)||40th percentile||113||108||93|
Only candidates whose names are featured in the NEET 2021 Meghalaya merit list can attend the counseling procedure and look forward to the 50 total MBBS seats in Meghalaya. The date of NEIGRIHMS MBBS counseling will be declared post the release of the NEIGRIHMS MBBS merit list 2021. Those who have been shortlisted for the counseling procedure will be expected to be present at the NEIGRIHMS seat allotment venue on the prescribed time and date.
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 DHS, Meghalaya, 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 eligibility criteria for Meghalaya MBBS admission to NEIGRIHMS is illustrated below –
The candidate applying for admission to NEIGRIHMS must…
- Be a bona fide resident of any of the Indian Northeastern states including Sikkim,
- Have completed the last couple of years of schooling from India,
- Have attained minimum 17 years of age by 31st December of the year he/she is applying for admission,
- Have passed 12th standard with subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and, in case of General category students, score minimum 50% marks in the aforementioned subjects and minimum 40% for SC/ST/OBC students.
- Must have qualified the NEET UG exam as well as cleared the Meghalaya medical college cut off.
Candidates are to begin their Meghalaya MBBS admission process from the official Meghalaya MBBS admission portal of NEIGRIHMS @ neigrihms.gov.in. At the website, they must visit the ‘New Registration’ link. After Meghalaya MBBS admission registration, they will be asked to fill in their personal details.
(NOTE – Throughout the Meghalaya MBBS admission application process, the candidates must ensure the information provided by them is authentic.)
Afterwards, the candidates will be required to upload the photograph and signature of themselves. The instructions pertinent to photograph and signature will be made available via the prospectus published/to be published on the official website.
Now, it is time for the candidate to fill his/her academic details as requested by the Meghalaya MBBS admission process. Once done with filling the academic details, the candidates must pay a specific amount that goes towards counseling fee. The candidates must note the counseling fee is non refundable. After going through all these prerequisite steps, the candidates have successfully applied for Meghalaya MBBS admission.
The documents that will be needed during Meghalaya MBBS admission application @ NEIGRIHMS are illustrated below –
- 10th and 12th standard certificate
- 10th and 12th standard mark sheet
- 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)
- 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
The reservation policy for Meghalaya MBBS admission is illustrated in the table below which incorporates the categories in which reservation is applicable and seats offered in each of the categories. As per the table below, 9 seats have been allotted to the Meghalaya State quota 2021.
|CATEGORIES ELIGIBLE FOR RESERVATION||SEATS OFFERED|
|Candidates applying with All India Quota||8|
|Candidates based out of Any North Eastern state including Sikkim||18|
|Candidates based out Arunachal Pradesh||4|
|Candidates based out of Meghalaya||9|
|Candidates based out of Mizoram||3|
|Candidates based out of Nagaland||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 the second wave of COVID-19. CBSE announced the 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 the NEET result will be declared in the month of Aug. In such a 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 other streams 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? 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 Meghalaya State Medical colleges in All India Counselling NEET UG 2021 and Meghalaya 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 counseling Directorate of Health Services (DHS).
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|
|MD (Non Clinical)||15K||8.6%||10K|
|MS ( Clinical)||8K||4.6%||5K|
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 be 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.
Medical PG in USA (USMLE)
We are well aware about 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 US health care assessment system for their Medical Graduates USMLE exam are divided in 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.
MOKSH Coaching focuses on 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 MOKSH Platform.
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
Details of all GovtMedical college in Meghalaya
You can find complete information about any Govt colleges of Meghalaya by clicking on the respective college in the table below