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MBBS seats increased in West Bengal

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In the era of pandemic Twitter is a great way of communication. May it be to take action against something wrong, to make something trending, or to bring a change and now medical seats. Something similar was the way of West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee.

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Mamata Banerjee’s tweet for medical seats

She took to Twitter and announced, “I am pleased to announce that we now have 4,000 MBBS seats for Bengal’s vibrant medical students with the initiation of the first MBBS batch in Purulia Govt MCH consisting of 100 seats & the addition of 150 MBBS seats in Gouri Devi Medical College.” She had already highlighted the need for an increase in medical college seats in the state.

The number of medical seats from the year 2011

Previous year Chandrima Bhattacharya, minister of the state for health informed the assembly regarding this point. She said that the state was having 1.355 MBBS seats when Trinamool Congress came to power in the year 2011.

NEET Counselling dates 

NEET results are out.  All India Quota (AIQ) and state quota seats counseling will start soon. The Directorate General of Health Science (DGHS) will manage 15% of AIQ NEET counseling. The counseling organised by AIQ will have an intake from all government colleges except for the college of Jammu and Kashmir state. Moreover, 100% Deemed Universities, Central Universities ESIC, and AFMS seats as well as counselling for 85% state quota seats will be organised by state authorities.

Need minimum percentile for counselling

Minimum percentile is required for the counselling procedure. DGHS will announce the dates for NEET counselling 2020 on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee. One can check dates for counselling from MCC’s official website. The counselling dates for admission in MBBS/BDS course would be available on the official website of MCC.


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