Maharastra MBBS Admission 2018 – Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharastra conducts the counselling for admission to undergraduate MBBS programme in the medical College/Institution of the state Maharashtra. It does not conduct any entrance exam for admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course in the medical colleges. It only conducts online counselling based on the NEET Exam score.

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Aspirants who appeared in the NEET 2018 are required to fill in the application form and have to pay the registration cum counselling fee in order to participate in the counselling procedure. Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharastra will conduct counselling for 85% state quota seats only. However, admissions to remaining 15% seats will be filled on all India quota basis and counselling will be conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) separately.

Maharashtra MBBS Admission via NEET 2018 Important Dates and Updates

  • Notice – NEET-UG-2018 – Procedure of MOP-UP Round (only for MBBS/BDS Course) – Click Here
  • NEET-UG-2018- Second Selection List for MBBS/ BDS Courses Dated- 12/08/2018 – Click Here
  •  Notice – NEET UG – 2018 Revised Schedule for State Quota MBBS/BDS Courses dated 08/08/2018 – Click Here
  • Maharashtra First State Provisional Merit List has been released on 19th June 2018. To check the Merit List – Click Here

There is a slight change in the eligibility criteria to register for the Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018. The update has been made in the eligibility criteria section in bold letters. Candidates who are going to register, kindly check the criteria before registering. 

Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 Application Form has been released in online mode on 7th June 2018. The last date to apply for Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 Application Form is 17th June 2018. Candidates need to upload their NEET 2018 Score and Rank in the application form. Link to apply is provided in the “Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 Application Form” section given below.

The date of important events for Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 has been announced by Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER) on 6th June 2018. The officially announced dates of the activities has been updated in the table given below.

S. NoActivitiesDates (announced)
1.Online Registration/Application07.06.2018 to 17.06.2018
2.Last date to pay by challan at any branch of SBI18th June 2018
3.Publication of Provisional Merit List19th June 2018 after 5.00 PM
4.Document verification for NRI Candidate at Grant Govt. Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai only21.06.2018 to 25.06.2018
5.Document verification at 8 centres

Mumbai – Grant Govt. Medical College, Byculla

Mumbai – R.A. Podar, Ayurvedic College, Worli

Pune – B.J. Govt. Medical College, Sasoon Hospital

Nagpur – Govt. Medical College, Hanuman Nagar

Nagpur – Govt. Ayurvedic College, Raje Raghuji Nagar

Aurangabad – Govt. Medical College, Ghati Hospital

Nanded – Govt. Ayurvedic College, Vazirabad

Osmanabad – Govt. Ayurvedic College, Tuljapur Road

21.06.2018 to 25.06.2018
6.Publication of revised Provisional Merit List26th June 2018
7.Online Preference Filling Process26.06.2018 to 29.06.2018
8.Declaration of selection list of 1st Round2nd July 2018
9.Last date of joining to the selected college during 1st round12th July 2018
10.Commencement of Academic Session1st August 2018

Institute/Colleges affiliated with Directorate of Medical Education and Research

Some names of the Government and Private Institute are listed in the table below.

S. NoName of the Institute/CollegesLocation
1.Grant Government Medical College J.J. Hospital Compound, Byculla.
2.Lokmanya Tilak Medical CollegeSion
3.Seth G. S. Medical CollegeParel
4.Topiwala National Medical CollegeMumbai Central
5.Rajiv Gandhi Medical College & Cht. Shivaji Maharaj HospitalOld ThaneBelapur Road
6.Dr. Vaishampayam Memorial Govt. Medical CollegeInfrount of District Court
7.K. J. Somaiya Medical CollegeEastern Express Highway
8.Terna Medical CollegeSector – 12, Phase –I
9.B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical CollegeSawarda
10.Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical CollegeMumbai bypass

Eligibility Criteria of Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018

Directorate of Medical Education and Research, the official board of counselling prepares and releases the set of eligibility conditions required to participate in the counselling procedure for admission to MBBS programme. Aspirants need to possess all the eligibility criteria mentioned below in order to apply for Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018.

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • NRI candidate will be eligible for institutional quota seat only. NRI Candidate will not be eligible for other seat.
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) / Persons of Indian origin (PIO) eligible to apply.
2.DomicileThe student must be domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and
passed the SSC and HSC examination from an institution situated in the state Maharashtra.
3.AgeCandidate must have born on or after 31st December 2001.
4.Academic QualificationThe candidate who have passed SSC or equivalent examination from an institution situated outside the state of Maharashtra is also eligible subject to final decision in said petition, provided he/she has passed HSC or qualifying examination situated in the State of Maharashtra and also possess Domicile State of Maharashtra.

Candidates must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying 10+2 examination.

40 % for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and OBC category candidates.

Person Person with disability candidate in General category must secure not less than 45% .

5.NEET 2018Applicant must have appeared in NEET 2018 Exam

Application Form Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018

The application form for Maharashtra MBBS Admission for the academic year 2018-19 is available now. The Maharashtra MBBS Admission application form has been released in online mode on 7th June 2018. The last date to apply is 17th June 2018. Last date to pay by challan at any branch of SBI is 19th June 2018. Link to apply is provided below.  Aspirants must be aware of the eligibility criteria before going to fill up the application form.

To register for Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 – Click Here

Merit list Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018

The Directorate of Medical Education and Research determines and prepares the merit list for admission of applicants to MBBS programme in the colleges/Institution of the state Maharashtra. Merit list is prepared by considering the following factors :-

  • Number of applicants applied for MBBS programme
  • Seat availability
  • Marks and Rank obtained in the NEET 2018 exam.

Counselling is done based on the rank obtained in the merit list. If the registered candidate does not find his/her name on the merit list, then they are not eligible for the admission. Merit list of Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018 is expected to be published in 3rd week of July 2018.

Counselling and Seat Allotment Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018

If a candidate finds his/her name in the merit list, then they should report at the counselling venue (chosen while filling up the application form). Based on the preference of college and marks obtained in NEET exam, applicants will be allotted seats in the college of their preferred choice.

If the candidate successfully allotted a seat in the college, then he/she should physically report to the college along with the necessary documents within specified date and time. Candidates have to pay the academic fee in order to confirm their seats. If any candidate is not satisfied with the seat allotment, then he/she can opt to sit for next round of counselling.

Seat Reservation Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2018

The government of state Maharashtra reserves a certain percentage of the seat for the candidates belonging to reserved categories in all the participating Institute/Colleges. Reserved category here indicates the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC) etc.

Applicants must choose their category from the drop-down list while filling up the application form for counselling. Students claiming reservation are required to produce valid supporting documents in the prescribed annexure (available in the official brochure) at the time of counselling in order to avail the benefit of reserved seats, failing which the category claim will not be granted.  To know about the percent of seats reserved for each category, refer the table given below:-

S. NoCategoryReservation Quota
Reservation from available State quotaReservation from Private Unaided Institutions/Colleges
1.Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (SC)13 %6.5 %
2.Scheduled Tribes (ST)7 %3.5 %
3.Vimukta Jati (VJ) DT-A3%1.5 %
4.Nomadic Tribes (NT-1) NT-B2.5 %1.5 %
5.Nomadic Tribes (NT-2) NT-C3.5 %1.75 %
6.Nomadic Tribes (NT-3) NT-D2%1 %
7.Other Backward Classes (OBC) including SBC19 %9.5 %
Total50 %25 %

So by going through this article, candidates will get to know about the Maharashtra MBBS Admission via NEET 2018.


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