Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2021: Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER) Maharashtra carries out the admission procedure. Candidates who appear in NEET 2021 can register themselves for the Maharashtra MBBS/ BDS admissions. To participate in the whole admission drive, candidates had to submit their respective applications. Candidates are called in for the counselling procedure by DMER on the basis of the NEET 2021 performance and merit list. Further, this article includes Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2021 Schedule, Eligibility Criteria, Registration Procedure, Merit List, and Counselling and Seat Allotment.

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Maharashtra MBBS Admission 2021

The admission is granted purely on the basis of merit. Candidates have to submit the application form on time to apply. Further, on the basis of applicants’ NEET Score, a merit list is prepared. These merit list students are further considered for seat allotment. In addition, all the admission processes are carried out as per the schedule. Hence, the candidates should keep themselves updated with the Maharashtra NEET 2021 Admission activities dates.

Publication of Information Brochure– To be Announced –
Publication of Seat Matrix– To be Announced –
Online Registration and Payment of Registration Fees Through Online Payment Gateway for MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BPTh/ BOTh/ BASLP/ BP&O/ B.Sc (Nursing)– To be Announced –
Online Preference (Choices) Filling Process for MBBS/ BDS course– To be Announced –
Publication of Provisional Merit List for the MBBS/ BDS course– To be Announced –
Declaration of selection list of 1st Round for MBBS/ BDS course– To be Announced –
Last date of joining the selected college during 1st round for the MBBS/ BDS course– To be Announced –

Maharashtra MBBS Admissions Highlights

  • Maharashtra MBBS Admissions is taken care of by the Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER) located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • MBBS and BDS admissions in the Maharashtra government and private colleges are done on the basis of the NEET score secured by candidates.
  • There are around 7500 seats offered for both MBBS and BDS programmes in around 70 government and private colleges/ institutes/ universities.
  • The Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER) conducts admission recruitment for about 85% of total applicants. The rest 15% is taken care of by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC).

Maharashtra MBBS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested in pursuing their graduation in the field of medicine at one of the campuses offered through the Maharashtra MBBS Counseling must possess certain qualities and qualifications. The following are the guidelines set forth by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER). Candidates must clear these guidelines in order to be eligible to pursue medical admission in Maharashtra.


  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Other than that, a candidate who holds an Overseas Citizen of India Card can also apply.

Domicile Factor

  • Candidates seeking Maharashtra MBBS/ BDS Admission for the medical programmes must satisfy the domicile criteria of Maharashtra, i.e. students with either root in Maharashtra, who have spent a considerable amount of years in Maharashtra and has done the schooling from Maharashtra shall be considered eligible.

Age Factor

  • The minimum age required to apply is 17.
  • The age limit is 25 years for candidates belonging to the General and OBC categories.
  • There shall be an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ ST categories, i.e. SC/ ST candidates can apply till 30 years of age.

Qualifying Examination

  • The qualifying examination is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
  • Other than that, candidates must have passed 10+2 from the State Board of Maharashtra.

Qualifying Subjects

  • Candidates who have studied 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Biotechnology are eligible for seeking admission.
  • Other than that, proficiency in English is considered desirable.

Qualifying Marks/ Percentage

  • Candidates must have cleared the 10+2 examination with a combined aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • There shall be a relaxation of 5 marks for physically handicapped students, and a relaxation of 10 marks is given to candidates belonging to OBC/ SC/ ST categories.
  • The qualifying marks from NEET 2021 are announced and updated eventually. For the previous session, candidates were required to score a minimum of 50 percentile in the NEET exam.

Domicile Criteria

  • To be eligible as a domicile of Maharashtra, a person must have stayed in the state of Maharashtra for a minimum of 15 years. There are a few exceptions that shall allow candidates to take part in the admission process.
  • Candidates who are dependent on employees of the Government of Maharashtra are also eligible to apply.

Maharashtra MBBS Application Form 2021

Candidates who clear the eligibility criteria for seeking admissions in medical programmes various government and private colleges/ institutes/ universities can proceed to the Maharashtra MBBS/ BDS Application Form Submission. The complete procedure to fill the application form is as follows.

  • Visit the official website of the Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER) –
  • Locate the link that leads to the new application submission.
  • Fill in the application form; candidates have to enter in basic information
  • Pay the application fee by challan at the nearest SBI branch.
  • After two days of challan payment, candidates are required to upload their scanned documents.
  • After the final submission, candidates can take a print of the application form.

Application Fee

  • The Application Fee is INR 1060 which is to be deposited at SBI bank with a pay-in-slip or e-challan.
  • E-challan is generated once the candidates submit their application forms.
  • Note that if the application fee is not paid before the due date, then the form is considered incomplete and invalid.

Merit List for Maharashtra MBBS 2021 Admissions

The Merit List for Admissions in Maharashtra colleges and universities under medical programmes is prepared by the Directorate of Medical Education & Research (DMER). This rank list is for the seats reserved under the 85% state quota. Merit List is prepared on the basis of performance of candidates in NEET 2021, availability of seats, and a number of applicants. Merit Lists are an essential decider for the seat allotment procedure. DMER Maharashtra allots seats as per the merit list only. Apart from that, candidates under special categories get some preferences under quota. DMER Maharashtra shall release Merit Lists for each counseling round. Furthermore, the rank list for 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats is released by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC).

Maharashtra MBBS 2021 Counselling

Maharashtra MBBS Counselling 2021 is the final admission round through which seats are allotted to the eligible students. DMER prepares a merit list based on the candidates who register for the Maharashtra MBBS/ BDS 2021 Admission. Based on the Merit List, candidates are called in for participating in the counselling sessions. Seats are allotted to candidates therein, and they can confirm their admission by paying the admission fees before the last date. Counselling sessions go up to two or more rounds until the conclusion of the whole admission procedure.

The list of documents that is to be presented at the time of verification is as follows:

  • Domicile certificate
  • NEET 2021 Result Copy
  • NEET 2021 Admit Card
  • Counselling letter
  • Class XII mark sheet and passing certificate.
  • Class X mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Age Proof (Birth Certificate/ Class 10 admit card).
  • ID Proof such as a copy of Voter card/ Aadhar card/ Passport.
  • Caste Certificate and category (if applicable).
  • Copy of Maharashtra MBBS/ BDS fee transaction slip and application form

The allotment of seats is solely based on the NEET Score of the candidate and Merit List prepared by the counseling conducting body. However, there are reserved seats for candidates from OBC, SC, and ST categories. Last year the following percentage of seats were allotted under reservation status.

CategoryPercent of Reserved Seats
Scheduled caste and Schedule tribe converts to Buddhism19.5%
Scheduled Caste10.5%
Vimukta Jati4.5%
Nomadic Tribes12.25%
Other Backward Class28.5%
Women Candidates (for all categories)60%
PWD (for all categories)10%



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