Sunday, May 19, 2013

Number of MBBS and PG medical seats in India


LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 37 dated 23rd NOVEMBER, 2012
 (a) The number of Government and private medical colleges in the country indicating the number of seats for graduation (MBBS) and Post Graduation (PG) seats therein, State/UT-wise;
(b) Whether the number of MBBS and PG seats available in the medical colleges is sufficient to meet the shortage of doctors in the country;
(c) If so, the details thereof and if not, the steps taken/proposed by the Government to increase the number of MBBS and PG seats in existingmedical colleges and set up new medical colleges or upgrade the districts hospitals across the country, State/UT-wise;
(d) The details of proposals received, approved, rejected and pending for setting up of medical colleges during each of the last three years and current year, State/UT-wise?
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)
(a) to (d) A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 37 FOR 23rd NOVEMBER, 2012
(a) At present, there are 362 medical colleges in the country, out of which 168 are in Government sector and 194 in private sector. The intake capacity for MBBS course of these medical colleges is 45629 annually and 22503 for postgraduate courses. The state-wise details of MBBS seats and Post Graduate (PG) seats are at Annexure-I & II.
(b) & (c) No Sir. However, in order to increase the number of MBBS and PG seats in the country, the Central Government has rationalized the Medical Council of India (MCI) Regulations in terms of land requirement, bed strength, bed occupancy, maximum admission capacity, increase in age of teaching faculty, utilization of district hospitals for establishment of new medical colleges in the government sector and increase in teacher students ratio for PG courses. This has resulted in increase in 10262 undergraduate seats and 7585 PG seats during the last three years i.e. 2010-11 to 2012-13.
Further under the scheme for strengthening & upgradation of governmentmedical colleges for increase of postgraduate seats, 72 medical colleges have been supported which envisages increase of approximately 4000 PG seats. The 12th Plan envisages establishment of medical colleges by upgrading the district hospitals and increase in intake capacity of MBBS seats in the existing government medical colleges.
(d) The detail of proposals for setting up new medical colleges received and approved during the last 3 years and for the next academic year is as under:
Academic yearNo. of proposals receivedNo of proposals approved
2010-113714
2011-128621
2012-137720
2013-14109-

The state/UT wise detail of proposals for the last three year and the current year is at Annexure-III.
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 37
Annexure-I
STATUS OF INTAKE CAPACITY OF MBBS SEATS
Sl. No.StateGovernmentPrivateTotal
No. of CollegesSeatsNo. of CollegesSeatsNo. of CollegesSeats
1Andhra Pd.142050263550405600
2Assam5626005626
3Bihar7540436011900
4Chandigarh15000150
5Chhattisgarh3300003300
6Delhi475022006950
7Goa1150001150
8Gujarat91530131700223230
9Haryana230044006700
10Himachal Pradesh2200002200
11J & K325011004350
12Jharkhand3250003250
13Karnataka111350324655436005
14Kerala61000171850232850
15Madhya Pd.67206900121620
16Maharashtra192200242995435195
17Manipur2200002200
18Meghalaya15000150
19Orissa345044007850
20Pondicherry1150790081050
21Punjab33507795101145
22Rajasthan68004550101350
23Sikkim0011001100
24Tamil Nadu192205233350425555
25Tripura2200002200
26Uttar Pradesh101240151800253040
27Uttaranchal220022004400
28West Bengal1317502250152000
29AIIMS7377007377
30JIPMER1127001127
31BHU, Varanasi15900159
32AMU, Aligarh1150001150
168205741942505536245629
Annexure-II
State wise details of postgraduate seats in the country
Sl. No.StateTotal
1Andhra Pradesh2648
2Assam362
3Bihar440
4Chandigarh38
5Chhattisgarh79
6Delhi1111
7Goa74
8Gujarat1585
9Haryana274
10Himachal Pradesh146
11Jammu & Kashmir363
12Jharkhand187
13Karnataka3161
14Kerala1146
15Madhya Pradesh629
16Maharashtra2996
17Manipur72
18Meghalaya8
19Orissa434
20Pondicherry368
21Punjab1003
22Rajasthan871
23Sikkim22
24Tamil Nadu2255
25Tripura25
26Uttar Pradesh1315
27Uttaranchal123
28West Bengal1115
Total22850
Annexure-III
Number of proposals received during last three years and current year.
S. No.State/UTNumber of proposals received
2010-112011-122012-132013-14
ReceivedApprovedReceivedApprovedReceivedApprovedReceived
1Andhra Pd.4310116314
2Assam011-110
3Bihar2-31616
4Chhattisgarh2-2-3-8
5Delhi1-3-211
6Gujarat5-63331
7Himachal Pradesh2-----2
8Haryana1141211
9Jammu & Kashmir1-1-1-2
10Jharkhand0-2-1-3
11Karnataka01627217
12Kerala2-5-2-5
13Madhya Pradesh0-21--2
14Maharashtra1-7-1027
15Manipur01----0
16Orissa0-4-412
17Puducherry01----0
18Punjab1-22--1
19Rajasthan0-2-1-4
20Tamil Nadu115133626
21Uttar Pradesh1-848214
22Uttarakhand1---1-1
23West Bengal2153315
24.Sikkim0000002
25Meghalya0000001
26Nagaland0000001
27.Arunachal Pradesh0000001
28.Mizoram0000001
29.Tripura0000001
TOTAL371486217720109
Total Proposals received (last 3 years)                :         37+86+77=    200
Proposal approved during the last three years   :           14+21+20+=   55
Source: Lok Sabha Q&A