In so far as the Central Government is concerned admission to 15% of open medical seats in MBBS/BDS and 50% of open medical seats in PG (MD/MS/MDS), which are available to students on all India basis irrespective of the State or University from which they come from, is granted purely on merit on the basis of all India entrance examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education and All India Institute of Medical Sciences respectively. The States of Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh do not participate in the all India quota Scheme which has been framed and approved by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is also maintaining a central Pool of (MBBS/BDS) medical seats by seeking voluntary contribution of seats from donor States/UTs/Medical Institutions and in –turn allocating these medical  seats to those States/UTs which are not have medical colleges of their own and to some Government Departments. The selection of candidates against these medical seats is made on merit basis by the beneficiary States/UTs/Government Departments.

Source: PIB