Delhi gets a new medical college

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 09:17

New Delhi: Delhi has got another medical college with the Medical Council of India according permission to Hamdard Institute Of Medical Sciences (HIMSR), Jamia Hamdard, to conduct MBBS programme from the current year.

According to top MCI officials, the Hamdard College has been given permission to admit 100 students in the first year from this year onwards.

These seats will be filled through an entrance examination to be held on July 15, the Hamdard College Dean said.

A statement from the College said while there will be 42 general category seats in the first year, a total of 43 reserve category (Muslims) seats have also been earmarked.

Besides, there will be 15 management quota seats reserved out of the total 100 seats this year.

The College has kept July 5 as the last date for applications and forms can be filled online as well as offline.

Jamia Hamdard, a deemed university, is a minority institution set up for the welfare of Muslims. It was conceived as a seat of higher learning in Unani Medicine, Islamic Studies, Biosciences, Pharmacy, Nursing and other areas of knowledge.

Delhi already has six medical colleges with an annual intake of 830 MBBS seats. With the new College, the total number of MBBS seats in Delhi will rise to 930.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 09:17

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