MBBS Admissions under N.R.I. Quota 2024: Eligibility, Documents, Quota, Colleges, and More.

MBBS Admissions under N.R.I. Quota 2024

Medical courses in India are highly sought after by many students. The National Medical Commission regulates the admissions process for these courses. To secure admission, students must take the NEET examination, and their scores determine their eligibility for various medical colleges in the country. In addition to the15% All India Quota (A.I.Q.) and the 85% state quota seats, deemed universities in India reserve a portion of seats for N.R.I. candidates under the 15% N.R.I. quota, as allocated by the N.M.C. The N.R.I. quota encompasses Overseas Citizens of India (O.C.I.), Persons of Indian Origin (P.O.I.), and non-OCI foreign nationals. N.R.I. students can apply for both N.R.I. and management reserved seats, while O.C.I., P.O.I., and non-OCI foreign nationals are only eligible to apply for N.R.I. quota medical admission. To secure MBBS admissions under N.R.I. quota, all N.R.I. candidates must successfully clear the NEET 2024 exam. N.R.I sponsored candidates get very limited options for govt. medical colleges.

Who falls under the N.R.I. quota?

  1. Indian Origin (P.I.O.), Overseas Citizens of India (O.C.I.), Non-OCI, and their children fall under the N.R.I. category.
  2. Students who are kids of State or Central Government employees staying foreign on deputation are considered N.R.I.
  3. Candidates must belong to Indian origin and reside or study in a foreign country.
  4. Indian citizens' kids staying abroad for business or employment are also considered N.R.I.
  5. Students born abroad but the parents are of Indian origin come under the N.R.I. category.

Which candidates come under O.C.I. Quota?

O.C.I. candidates are Overseas Citizens of India whose parents or Grandparents reside in another nation and have citizenship of that county but originally belonged to India. So these students are qualified to apply as O.C.I. if granted Overseas Citizenship of India and have an O.C.I. card. And according to the Karnataka High Court, Students holding Overseas Citizens of India cards must be considered Indian citizens for admission to medical courses. They can get admission under the state quota.

Who is eligible for the N.R.I. quota?

To be eligible for the N.R.I. Quota, you must fulfill the following criteria:
  1. Successfully cleared the NEET Exam.
  2. Possess a valid passport.
  3. Have at least one parent who is currently residing abroad as an N.R.I.
  4. According to the Supreme Court of India, the sponsor responsible for financing your education must be a first-degree relative of yours and a non-resident Indian (N.R.I.).

Note:SC/ST/OBC/PH category NEET-qualified students are not eligible under the N.R.I. quota.

If you do not have any parents or relatives, your guardian must be an N.R.I. living abroad and legally declare you as their ward. This should be substantiated by an affidavit demonstrating their active involvement and interest in your educational matters.

Please ensure that you have the following documents ready for submission by the sponsor:

  1. A certificate issued by the Indian Embassy or the Government of India confirming their NRI/OCI/PIO status.
  2. A certificate signed by the parents affirming the sponsor's relationship with the student.

Additionally, the sponsor must submit the following documents:

  1. An affidavit states their responsibility for the student and commitment to cover the entire program's cost.
  2. Bank account passbook(s) belonging to the N.R.I.s.
  3. Valid passport(s) of the sponsor.
  4. Visa document(s) validating their current residential status abroad.
  5. Proof of residence document(s) establishing the sponsor's overseas address.
  6. Birth certificate of the student.
  7. Work permit certificate (if applicable) indicating the sponsor's legal employment abroad.
  8. Embassy Certificate of the Sponsorer (Certificate from the Consulate).
  9. NEET Score Card of the candidate.

Please ensure all these documents are provided to complete the required documentation for the N.R.I. Quota.

You are eligible if you are an N.R.I. and want to get admission to AIIMS. MCC will conduct the counseling process for AIIMS across the country. There will be four rounds of counseling (Round 1, Round 2, Mop-Up Round & Stray Vacancy Round). All the students who have qualified for NEET-UG based on their rank in NEET UG conducted by NTA will be eligible.

AIIMS Reservation Policy

Category Reservation Percentage
S.C. 15%
S.T. 7.5%
O.B.C. (Non-Creamy Layer) as per the Central O.B.C. list 27%
E.W.S. as per Central Government norms 10%
PwD (Horizontal Reservation) as per N.M.C. norms 5%

**Only OCI/PIO/Foreign Nationals candidates will be eligible for the Foreign National seats.

Documents to be submitted along with the application and at the time of counseling:

N.R.I. category:

  1. The NEET rank card is required.
  2. A qualifying examination marks memo is necessary.
  3. If the candidate studied abroad, an equivalent certificate from a recognized board in India is needed.
  4. Proof of DOB and place of birth is required.
  5. A school or college leaving certificate (transfer certificate) from the last institution studied is necessary.
  6. A study certificate from VI class to intermediate/equivalent is required.
  7. The candidate's citizenship status (N.R.I. Citizenship/Residence or equivalent) must be provided.

Documents to be furnished by N.R.I. parent:

  1. A recent N.R.I. status certificate of the parent issued by the respective embassy, bearing their seal, or an OCI/PIO/Permanent citizenship certificate from the competent authority is required.
  2. A copy of the N.R.I. bank account statement for the last six months must be provided.
  3. An employment certificate of the N.R.I. parent is necessary. In the case of self-employment, the nature of the business, annual income, and supporting proof must be furnished, along with a copy of the income tax returns filed for the previous financial year.
  4. A passport with a valid visa is required.

N.R.I. sponsored category:

  1. NEET Rank Card
  2. Intermediate Scorecard
  3. School Transfer Document
  4. S.S.C. Certificate
  5. Academic Record from 6th to 12th Grade
  6. Ancestral Lineage Certificate Granted by Tahsildar or Higher Authority

Documents (Photocopies) of N.R.I sponsorer to be submitted:

  1. N.R.I. status certificate
  2. Copy of the passport with a valid visa
  3. Copy of N.R.I. bank account statement for the last six months
  4. Employment certificate

How can N.R.I. candidates get MBBS admission to medical colleges in India?

To get MBBS admissions under the N.R.I quota, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the NTA website and apply for the NEET exam.
  2. Clear the NEET exam and get the minimum cutoff.
  3. Register for state counseling and attend counseling rounds to get MBBS admissions in government/private medical colleges in India under the N.R.I. quota.
  4. Check the state counseling website, as every state has its counseling process for admission in the N.R.I. quota.

Note: If your score is low, you will get to participate in deemed or private colleges' admission process.

Who comes under N.R.I. sponsored candidate?

The person who is sponsoring the N.R.I student studies should be their first-degree blood relative, like the candidates' real brother or sister, the candidate's father's real brother or sister, the candidate's mother's real brother or sister, the candidate's grandfather or grandmother, the candidate's maternal grandfather or grandmother, first-degree paternal and maternal cousins.

Indian to N.R.I. Conversion

MCC allows converting categories before rounds 1 and 2 and mop up.

Indian states that have N.R.I quota seats in Govt. Medical Colleges:

  • Rajasthan
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Punjab
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Pondicherry

  • Indian states that have N.R.I (Sponsored candidate) quota seats in Govt. Medical Colleges:

  • Rajasthan
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Pondicherry

  • Let’s look into the seat matrix of each state.


  • Total Govt. Colleges- 12
  • Total N.R.I. seats- 546

  • College No. of Seats
    RUHS, Jaipur 22
    RNT, Udaipur 15
    JNMC, Ajmer 15
    JMC, Jhalawar 30
    GMC, Kota 15
    SKMC, Sikar 15
    GMC, Bhilwara 22
    GMC, Pali 22
    GMC, Bharatpur 23
    GMC, Churu 22
    GMC, Barmer 19
    GMC, Dungarpur 22


    Total Govt. Colleges-1

    Total N.R.I Seats-22

    College No. of Seats
    GMCR, Puducherry 22


    College No. of Seats
    Smt. NHLMC Ahmedabad 38
    AMCMET MC, Ahmedabad 30
    SMIM, Surat 30
    GMERS, Sola, Ahmedabad 30
    GMERS, Gandhinagar 30
    GMERS, Gotri, Vadodara 30
    GMERS, Valsad 30
    GMERS, Junagadh 30
    GMERS, Hadiyol, Himmatnagar 30
    GMERS, Dharpur Patan 30
    GMERS, Vadnagar, Mehsana 30


    College No. of Seats
    Pt. BD Sharma, Rohtak 6
    Kalpana Chawla GMC, Karnal 3
    Shaheed Hasan Khan GMC, Nalhar 3
    Maharaj Agrasen, Agroha, Hisar 3

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