85 MBBS seats in three J&K medical colleges for weaker sections

Srinagar

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (GoI) on Friday increased the 85 MBBS seats in Jammu and Kashmir for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) for the admission in Medical Education Institutions under Constitution Amendment (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act. The seats have been increased under EWS Quota for the academic year 2019-20.

“I am directed to refer to the Provisions of the Constitution Amendment (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 dated 12.01.2019 for implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in admission to educational Institutions for the academic year 2019-20 and BoG-MCI’s letter No.MCI-34(4I)(EWS)/20I9-Med./I22349 dated 04/06 June 2019 seeking applications from the Medical Colleges/Institutions for an increase of MBBS seats to implement EWS quota and to say that BoG-MCI after considering the applications, vide letter No.MCI-34(4l)(EWS)/20l9-Med./125319-20 dated 20.06.2019 submitted a proposal to the Ministry containing the names of Medical Colleges with permitted MBBS seats under EWS quota for 2019-20,” the order issued by GoI reads.

“After carefully considering the matter Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has accepted the proposal of the BoG-MCI and hereby directs the Counselling Authorities (States/UTs/AIQ) for filling up the MBBS seats under EWS quota as per rules in the forthcoming academic year 2019-20,” the order reads.

In Government Middle College Jammu thirty seats have been increased, and a total number of the seats are 180. In Government Middle College Srinagar thirty seats have been increased and a total number of the seats are 180. In Srinagar’s SKIMS hospital 25 seats have been increased and a total number of seats available now are 125.

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