All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination – 2016
(For Admission to 50% MD/MS/DIPLOMA COURSES Seats of All India Quota)

The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on All India Basis and utilizing existing healthcare infrastructure for capacity building.

National Board of Examinations conducts entry and exit examinations at Postgraduate, Post Doctoral level and licensing examinations as Screening Test for Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Qualifications

The National Board of Examination has been notified by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India to conduct a competitive entrance examination on All-India Basis for admission to All India 50% quota MD/MS/Diploma Seats (except for colleges located in Jammu & Kashmir and Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh).

The entrance examination will be governed by the rules and regulations specified by the Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Directorate General Health Services/and orders of Hon'ble Courts.

 Duration of the Courses:

Three years from the date of admission. Candidates are eligible for admission
after completion of compulsory rotating internship.
Two years from the date of admission after completion of compulsory rotating

The scheme for selection of candidates for admission to All India 50% quota MD/MS/Diploma Seats-2016 Admission Session shall be applicable to all Medical Colleges/Institutions throughout the country and no Medical College/Institution shall hereafter conduct competitive entrance examination of its own for these seats on all-India basis, except the States of Jammu & Kashmir and Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh which have been excluded by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India vide their judgement dated 21.07.1986 (Writ Petition (Civil) no. 348-352 of 1985 in the matter of Dr. Dinesh Kumar & ORS vs Moti Lal Medical College Allahabad & ORS). Therefore, the students having passed their MBBS examination from any Institution in these two States shall not be eligible to participate in the 50% All India Competitive Entrance Examination for selection of candidates against these seats.

However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under Central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible to apply for admission, subject to submission of a bond on a Non-Judicial Stamp Paper of Rs. 10/- to this effect. A copy of the nomination letter must be attached with the bond.


1. The information pertaining to number of seats available for the year 2016 has not been communicated by all the participating Medical colleges covered under this Scheme till the time of publication of this Information Bulletin. The number of seats available in different colleges, with their subject-wise break-up, shall be displayed on the website of Medical Counseling Committee www.mcc.nic.in in due course. Candidates are advised to visit these websites regularly.

2. Stipend/Bond/Fee structure/ course duration/ bond amount/ non stipendiary etc may vary from State to State and from Institution to Institution. Some seats may be non-stipendary. The candidates need to examine these points before opting a seat at a Medical College. The Ministry of Health & FW/ Directorate General Health Services/ National Board of Examination (NBE) shall neither be responsible nor shall entertain any case on the above grounds including the law and order /local issues if any.

3. The total number of seats available for All India Quota 2015-2016 academic session was 5663 This number may vary for the academic year 2016-17. Candidate may refer website www.mcc.nic.in for distribution of seats across various medical colleges (Academic Year 2016-17)

4. Applicants are advised to refer to the website/Information available with Counseling Authority/Universities/Medical Colleges reg. seat availability.