The competition for getting admission in Indian medical among the International students is increasing due to the standardized education system and the course recognition by the countries across the globe. MCI is offering special quotas for the international and the NRI students. The Non Resident Indian (NRI) students can apply for the MBBS admission under this quota where 15% pf seats are reserved for them.

MBBS admission  for NRI students in India

The NRI students who are interested in pursuing their medical education in the top medical colleges of India can apply for the MBBS counseling conducted by the MCI. The NRI students should appear for the NEET exam and clear the exam with required cut-off to get qualified for the NEET UG counseling. Clearing the NEET exam requires a lot of training as this is the nationwide entrance exam for all medical aspirants to get admission in the Indian medical college. The NRI students can opt for online training to crack the NEET UG exam.  

The NRI students can compete only for the 15% of seats  reserved under the NRI quota in All India counseling and State counseling.  The admission process will be similar to that of the Indian students and the students can apply for the counseling online. 

Who are all called NRI students?

You can apply for the 15% NRI quota seats, only if you are coming under any one of the following categories. The categories are as follows,

  1. Indian citizens and their children who are living or settled in the foreign countries are considered as NRI.
  2. The children of the individual’s who are employed under the state or central government and serving their deputation period in the overseas ground can apply for the NRI quota seats.
  3. Candidates who are of Indian origin but living abroad are considered as the NRI candidates.
  4. Individuals born in international grounds to the Indian students are also considered as NRI students.
  5. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and POI are also included in the NRI candidates list.

If you are coming under any one of the mentioned categories then you are eligible for applying to the medical admission in top Indian medical colleges. 

NRI MBBS admissions Important dates

The important dates involved in the NRI MBBS admission process are mentioned below

S NOParticularsDates
1Application beginsTo be announced
2Application last dateTo be announced
3Application correction window openingTo be announced
4Application correction window closedTo be announced
5Admit card releaseTo be announced
6NEET UG 2022 examMay 2022
7Answer key releaseTo be announced
8NEET exam resultTo be announced
9NEET cut off releaseTo be announced
10 NEET counseling schedule To be announced
11NEET counselingTo be announced

What are the eligibility criteria for NRI students in MBBS admissions 2022?

For getting MBBS admissions in the Indian medical universities, the NRI students must have the following eligibility criteria,

  • The candidate must possess the supporting documents to prove they are NRI candidates.
  • The students must have a valid passport.
  • The student should have cleared the NEET exam with qualifying scores.
  • The aspirant should have completed school education in the 10+2 format or an equivalent education system.
  • The candidates must have completed their school education with Biology as one of their major subjects and other subjects like physics, chemistry, math must be included in their syllabus.
  • Candidates must have a real blood relation with the financial supporter, like father, mother, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, etc.
  • The candidates must be of the required age limit i.e 17 years and above.

What are the documents required for NRI students MBBS admission?

The documents required for NRI students MBBS admissions are mentioned below .

  1. Class X marksheet
  2. Class XII marksheet
  3. School course completion certificate
  4. NEET score card
  5. Valid passport
  6. Student visa
  7. No objection certificate issued by the ambassador of the candidates native country
  8. NOC from the MInistry of external affairs, India
  9. Birth certificate
  10. Vaccination certificate
  11. Transfer certificate
  12. Migration certificate
  13. Health certificate
  14. Health insurance certificate
  15. Community certificate
  16. Declaration form
  17. Passport size color photograph
  18. Stamp size photograph. 

NRI MBBS admission process

The NRI MBBS admission process is very similar to that of the Indian students’ admission process. The NRI students will be  allocated MBBS seats under the 15% of seats reserved under the NRI quota. This 15% seats will be shared among the international students who are willing to apply for the medical admissions in the Indian universities.

The NRI MBBS process follows the following steps,

  • The candidates have to apply for the NEET UG exam and clear the exam with qualifying scores.
  • Then the candidates have to apply for the NEET UG counseling with your NEET scores.
  • Based on your cut-off, you will be called for the online counseling process and the  seat will be allocated according to the NRI quota.
  • After the seat allocation the candidate can approach the college for paying the tuition fee and confirming the admission. 

NRI Quota MBBS seats allocated and fees structure

The NRI quota seats available in the Indian medical colleges differ between 6000-7000 seats. The number of seats available in each college differ based on their seat availability. The NRI students can apply for both Government and the private medical colleges. These students are also eligible to apply for the management quota seats. The Government College fees structure for the NRI students also differ between INR 14 Lakhs to INR 20 Lakhs and Private College fees structure for the NRI students also differ between 20 Lakhs to 35 Lakhs based on the type of college they have chosen to study. 

Important guidelines for the NRI candidates

The  NRI students should follow certain guidelines to get admission in the NRI quota seats. These 15% seats in the AI counseling and state counseling will be shared along with the oreign nationalities competing for the medical admissions.

  1. Though the candidates have completed their school education abroad, the students have to appear for the NEET exam and clear the exam with qualifying scores. They are eligible to apply for the counseling process only if they have appeared for the NEET examination.
  2. at least one of the parents must be residing abroad as a NRI and should be residing outside India for a minimum of 5 years.
  3. The student’s sponsor must have a first degree blood relation with their financial sponsor.
  4. Incase the candidates is not having a parent or a first degree blood relation, the following relations will be considered,
  • Uncle and aunt (Brother or siser of the father)
  • Maternal uncle or Maternal aunt (Brother or sister of the mother)
  • Grandparents (parents of the father or mother)
  • First degree paternal and maternal cousins
  1. A proof of being the NRI sponsor of the candidate from the Indian embassy or residence proof from the residing country’s ministry is required.
  2. To showcase the proof of their financial status, the bank passbook is required.
  3. The valid ID cards of the financial sponsor like their passport, visa, work permit, etc are required as a proof.

NRI Quota admissions in the Government medical colleges

The NRI students have the opportunity to get admission in the government medical colleges also. However the tuition fee for the NRI students will be varying from those of the Indian students. In Government colleges also nearly 15% of seats are reserved for the NRI students. As the NRI students are participating in the AI counseling their chance for getting admission in the government medical colleges are high. The NRI students have the opportunity to get admission in the government medical colleges also. However, the NRI seats in Government colleges are available only in 5 states of the country, namely Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Puducherry, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. The tuition fee for the NRI students will be varying from those of the Indian students. The fees for the NRI students will be between INR 14 Lakhs to INR 20 Lakhs per annum. In Government colleges also nearly 15% of seats are reserved for the NRI students. As the NRI students are participating in the AI counseling their chance for getting admission in the government medical colleges are high. The NRI students have the opportunity to get admission in the government medical colleges also. However the tuition fee for the NRI students will be varying from those of the Indian students. In Government colleges also nearly 15% of seats are reserved for the NRI students. As the NRI students are participating in the AI counseling their chance for getting admission in the government medical colleges are high. 

The list of government and Private colleges accepting NRI admissions

Best medical college in India for NRI students

College NameStateNRI QuotaSeatsFees per Annum
ANIIMS, Port BlairAndaman Nicobar1525.15 Lakhs
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta Assam2534.25 Lakhs
Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, JORHATAssam2329.67 Lakhs
SILCHER MC, SILCHAR Assam1525.56 Lakhs
Tezpur Medical College, TezpurAssam1533 Lakhs
Darbhanga Medical College, Laheriasarai Bihar1530 Lakhs
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna Bihar2030.42 Lakhs
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Bhagalpur Bihar1527 Lakhs
NALANDA MC, PATNA Bihar1526.89 Lakhs
PATNA MC, PATNA Bihar2322.13 Lakhs
Pt. J N M MEDICAL COLLEGE, RAIPURChhattisgarh1530.98 Lakhs
Dr. B.S.A. Medical College, DelhiDelhi1534 Lakhs
NDMC Medical College, DelhiDelhi1527.93 lakhs
University College of Medical Sciences, DelhiDelhi1525.90 Lakhs
GOA MC, PANAJIGoa1528.90 Lakhs
BJ MC, AHMEDABAD Gujrat1522.99 Lakhs
GOVT. MC, SURATGujrat2014 Lakhs
M. C. BHAVNAGAR Gujrat2333.55 Lakhs
M.C. BARODAGujrat2531.44 Lakhs
MP SHAH MC, JAMNAGAR Gujrat1524.22 Lakhs
Pt.D.D.U.M.C., RAJKOT Gujrat1530.90 Lakhs
GMERS (GMERS Medical College and Hospital), GandhinagarGujrat2215 Lakhs
BPS Govt. Med. College, SonepatHaryana1517 Lakhs
ESIC Medical College, Faridabad Haryana2326.11 Lakhs
PT. BDS PGIMS, ROHTAK Haryana1522.78 Lakhs
SHKM GMC, Nalhar, Mewat, Haryana Haryana1533.93 Lakhs
MGM MC, JAMSHEDPUR Jharkhand2031 Lakhs
PMC, DHANBAD Jharkhand2025 Lakhs
RIMS, RANCHI Jharkhand1523.14 Lakhs
B.M.C, BANGALORE Karnataka1522.90 Lakhs
BIMS, BELGAUMKarnataka1532.76 Lakhs
BIMS, BIDARKarnataka2331 Lakhs
C Institute of Medical Sciences, ChamarajanagarKarnataka1531.90 Lakhs
ESI-MC&PGIMS&R, BangloreKarnataka1529 lakhs
ESIC MC, Gulbarga, Karnataka Karnataka1522.75 Lakhs
GIMS, Gadag Karnataka3033.11 Lakhs
GIMS, Gulbarga Karnataka1524.56 Lakhs
HIMS, HASSAN Karnataka2032.90 Lakhs
K.I.M.S, HUBLI Karnataka1535 Lakhs
Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, KarwarKarnataka1522.67 Lakhs
KIMS, KoppalKarnataka2027.90 Lakhs
Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, Kodagu Karnataka1532 Lakhs
MIMS, MANDYA Karnataka1528.22 Lakhs
MMC & RI, MYSOREKarnataka2031.31 Lakhs
RIMS, RAICHUR Karnataka1520.78 Lakhs
SIMS, SHIMOGA Karnataka1526 Lakhs
TDMC,ALLAPPUZHA Karnataka2031 Lakhs
V.I.M.S,BELLARY Karnataka1529.12 Lakhs
G.M.C, KOTTAYAMKerala1527.90 Lakhs
GMC, KOZHIKODE Kerala1531.90 Lakhs
GMC, Mallapuram, Kerala Kerala2031 Lakhs
B.M.C.,SAGARMadhya Pradesh2032.93 Lakhs
GANDHI MC, BHOPAL Madhya Pradesh1515 Lakhs
GR MC, GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh2327.47 Lakhs
MGM MC, INDORE Madhya Pradesh1522.78 Lakhs
NETAJI SCB. MC, JABALPUR Madhya Pradesh2528 Lakhs
SS MC, REWA Madhya Pradesh1533.56 Lakhs
BJ MC, PUNE Maharashtra1524.14 Lakhs
Dr. RNCGH, Juhu, MumbaiMaharashtra1535 Lakhs
DR. VM MC, SHOLAPUR Maharashtra1529 Lakhs
G.M.C, NAGPURMaharashtra2727.34 Lakhs
GMC & SIR J.J.HOSP MUMBAI Maharashtra3031.78 Lakhs
GMC, AKOLA Maharashtra1526 Lakhs
GMC, AURANGABADMaharashtra2031.89 Lakhs
GMC, LATURMaharashtra2325.25 Lakhs
GMCH,ChandrapurMaharashtra2033 Lakhs
IGMC, NAGPUR Maharashtra2534 Lakhs
LTM MC, MUMBAIMaharashtra2033.91 Lakhs
RCSMGMC, KOLHAPURMaharashtra3028.77 Lakhs
RGMC-CSM HOSP,THANE Maharashtra2829.41 Lakhs
SETH GS MC, MUMBAI Maharashtra2632.51 Lakhs
SH.B.H.G.M.C, DHULEMaharashtra1027.86 Lakhs
SH.V.R.N.M.C, YAVATMAL Maharashtra1533 Lakhs
SRTR MC, AMBAJOGAI Maharashtra2035 Lakhs
TN MC, MUMBAIMaharashtra1528.93 Lakhs
JLN IMS, IMPHALManipur1722 Lakhs
RIMS, IMPHAL Manipur1829 Lakhs
NEIGRIHMS, SHILLONGMeghalaya2825 Lakhs
SCB MC, CUTTACKOrissa1524.89 Lakhs
VSS MC, BURLAOrissa2221.99 Lakhs
I.G.M.C.& R.I, PUDUCHERRY Pundyucherry2032.55 Lakhs
G.G.S MC, FARIDKOTPunjab3831 Lakhs
G.M.C, AMRITSAR Punjab2731.44 Lakhs
GOVT. MC, PATIALA Punjab2017 Lakhs
DR SN MC, JODHPUR Rajasthan1825 Lakhs
JHALAWAR MEDICAL COLLEGE, JhalawarRajasthan1525 Lakhs
JLN MC, AJMER Rajasthan1031 Lakhs
RNT MC, UDAIPURRajasthan2434.84 Lakhs
RUHS College of Medical SciencesRajasthan2326.34 Lakhs
SMS MC, JAIPUR Rajasthan1533.12 Lakhs
SP MC, BIKANER Rajasthan2027.30 Lakhs
CMC, CHENGALPATTUTamil Nadu2333.56 Lakhs
CMC, COIMBATORETamil Nadu1531.90 Lakhs
ESI-PGIMSR, Chennai, Tamil Nadu2231 Lakhs
G.V.M.C., VELLORE Tamil Nadu1514 Lakhs
GDMC, DHARMAPURI Tamil Nadu2314.11 Lakhs
GMC ESI and Hospital, CoimbatoreTamil Nadu1515 Lakhs
GMC, Omandurar Tamil Nadu2217 Lakhs
GTMC, THIRUVARURTamil Nadu2316 Lakhs
GVMC, VILLUPURAMTamil Nadu2314 Lakhs
K.G.M.C., ASARIPALLAM Tamil Nadu2217 Lakhs
KILPAUK MC, CHENNAI Tamil Nadu3015 Lakhs
MADRAS M.C, CHENNAITamil Nadu2814 Lakhs
MADURAI MC, MADURAI Tamil Nadu3715 Lakhs
STANLEY MC, CHENNAI Tamil Nadu3016 Lakhs
THENI M.C., THENI Tamil Nadu2314 Lakhs
Thiruvannamalai MC, Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu1514.05 Lakhs
TMC, THANJAVUR Tamil Nadu2414.05 Lakhs
TMC, TIRUNELVELITamil Nadu2714 Lakhs
SVIMS (Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences), Tirupati Andhra Pradesh2315 Lakhs
AGMC, AGARTALATripura2814.56 Lakhs
BRD MC, GORAKHPUR Uttar Pradesh3714 Lakhs
JLN Medical College (Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College)Uttar Pradesh514 Lakhs
GMC, Azamgarh, UP Uttar Pradesh2815 Lakhs
GMC, Jalaun, UP Uttar Pradesh1514 Lakhs
GSVM MC, KANPUR Uttar Pradesh2714 Lakhs
IMS BHU, Varanasi, UPUttar Pradesh2425 Lakhs
KGMC, LUCKNOW Uttar Pradesh3828 Lakhs
LLRM MC, MEERUTUttar Pradesh3527.90 Lakhs
MLB MC, JHANSI Uttar Pradesh2733 Lakhs
MLN MC, ALLAHABADUttar Pradesh1529 Lakhs
RIMS & R, SAIFAI Uttar Pradesh3031 Lakhs
SN MC, AGRAUttar Pradesh2634 Lakhs
SUHMMHMC, SaharanpurUttar Pradesh2729 Lakhs
DR.R.P.G.M.C.,TANDA Uttarakhand2025 Lakhs
GGMS & R, SRINAGAR, PAURIUttarakhand1533 Lakhs
I.G.M.C, SHIMLAUttarakhand2028.43 Lakhs
UT. F H T M C, HALDWANIUttarakhand2529 Lakhs
BS MC, BANKURAWest Bengal1529 Lakhs
BURDWAN MC, BURDWANWest Bengal2334 Lakhs
CN MC, KOLKATAWest Bengal2235 Lakhs
COM & JNM HOSP,KALYANI West Bengal2529 Lakhs
ESIC PGIMSR, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal2231 Lakhs
IPGMER, KOLKATA West Bengal1531 Lakhs
M.C. KOLKATAWest Bengal1530.12 Lakhs
MALDA MED. COLLEGE, MALDAWest Bengal2031.89 Lakhs
MMC, MIDNAPUR West Bengal2233 Lakhs
Murshidabad M C & Hospital, MurshidabadWest Bengal1831 Lakhs
NB MC, DARJEELING West Bengal1534 Lakhs
NRS MC, KOLKATA West Bengal2031 Lakhs
RG KAR MC, KOLKATA West Bengal1530.67 Lakhs
Sagar Dutta Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata West Bengal2331 Lakhs


  1. Is it mandatory for the NRI students to appear for the NEET exam?

Yes, it is mandatory for the NRI candidates to appear for the NEET exam if they wish to apply for the MBBS admissions in the Indian medical colleges.

  1. What is the percentage of seats reserved in the NRI quota for MBBS admissions?

The percentage of seats reserved for the NRI students under the NRI quota is 15% of seats. These seats will be shared among the NRI students and the international students. 

  1. How can I get admissions in the Indian Medical college under NRI Quota?

To get admission, the candidates have to first appear for the NEET exam and clear the exam with eligible scores. Once the cut-off is released , based on the scores you can apply for the NEET  counseling process. You will be called for the counseling where you can select the required college. 

  1. Is there any gulf quota in medical colleges in India?

There are no  special Gulf quota seats reserved in the Indian medical colleges. Students from the gulf region can apply for the medical admissions under the international students quota.

  1. Are there any Examination Centers in Gulf/ Middle East/ Outside India for NEET-UG?

No, there are no NEET exam centers outside India. If you wish to appear for the exam, the only option for you is traveling to India to attend the NEET-UG exam.

  1. Should an NRI student come to India for NEET preparation?

The NRI students need not come to India for NEET preparation. Instead they can opt for online NEET preparation. There are a lot of coaching institutes offering NEET online classes for the students to guide them in preparing from their native country.

  1. How can NRI students apply for NEET exam?

The NRI students can apply for the NEET-UG exam through online application. The application will be released in the month of december.