The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has released the state merit list for Maharashtra medical aspirants today, July 12, 2017. The online registration process had started in the month of June and counselling of students will begin based on the state merit list published by DMER. Admission to MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) and BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) courses in private and deemed universities across the state will be done based on the merit list. A total of 50,623 candidates have been named in the merit list who have qualified for the two counselling rounds.
Rucha Herlekar, with National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) All India Rank (AIR) 33, has been placed at the top in the merit list.
With most of the states like Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and West Bengal already declaring their state merit lists, Maharashtra was left out for long. The 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats allotment will take place from tomorrow onwards.
The DMER has also notified about the provisional merit list of NRI candidates selected for counselling in private and deemed colleges. A total of 191 candidates have been selected for the NRI category admission in various medical colleges across the state.
Keeping in mind the government decision, DMER will provide 85% medical seats to the domicile candidates who have completed their higher secondary examination from the state in private and deemed university medical colleges. DMER is responsible for filling the rest of the 85% seats in the 22 government colleges and 27 private and deemed colleges across the state. 15% seats in the private and deemed universities will be filled by the institute under management quota for NRI and management quota students, based on NEET 2017 ranks.
After checking the merit list, the candidates will have to get ready for their document verification process for admission. Candidates have to fill up their online preferences on the DMER website from July 15. Candidates will be able to fill up their online medical college preferences till July 21. The document verification will take place at four colleges in the four regions of Maharashtra. The four colleges are:
|Regional Centre||Name and Address of Regional Centre|
|Mumbai||Grant Government Medical College, Sir J. J. Hospital Campus, Byculla, Mumbai|
|Pune||B.J. Government Medical College, Sassoon Hospital Campus, Pune|
|Aurangabad||Govt. Mediccal College, Ghati Hospital Campus, Aurangabad|
|Nagpur||Govt. Medical College, Hanuman Nagar, Nagpur|
The document verification process for admission at the regional centres will begin from July 15 and conclude on July 21. Candidates will be called according to their NEET All India Rank (AIR) for the document verification process at various regional centres.