Quota for Medical Seats

The following reservation quota is prescribed for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses under the All India Quota and central Government institutions:

 i. Scheduled Castes                –             15%

ii. Scheduled Tribes               –             7.5%

 iii. Other Backward Classes – 27% (only in central Government Institutions/ Universities). The benefit of reservation can be extended only to the OBCs included in the Central List and the implementation of reservations for OBCs has to be without any change in the seats available for Unreserved Category.

 Further, the regulations of Medical Council of India’s (MCI) provides that for both PG and UG, 3% seats of the annual sanctioned intake capacity shall be filled up by candidates with locomotors disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% and in case the quota remains unfilled on account of unavailability of such candidates then such unfilled seats shall be filled by candidates with locomotors disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50%.

No specific case has been reported to this Ministry by Delhi University and Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

 This information was given by the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare ShriGhulamNabi Azad in written reply to a question in the LokSabha today.