Gujarat has got 47 new medical seats for post graduation (PG) courses after the recent meet of Medical Council of India (MCI). The addition is the highest in India, said state education department officials. Out of 47, AMC's MET Medical College at the LG Hospital will get 40 and Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences at Bhuj will get 7 seats.Officials added that medical colleges at Sola and Gandhinagar might get 30 PG medical seats each next year after they complete four years of its establishment.
The NHL Medical College is also expected to get 10 seats for super-speciality courses after an inspection in July by the authorities. At the moment, the state has 800 PG seats with va rious colleges.State medical officials said that the decision was taken at a meeting of MCI convened on January 29 under chairmanship of Dr Jayshree Mehta.The admission process for these seats would take place from April."MET college had asked for 56 seats against which it has got 40 on the basis of existing infrastructure and facilities. Out of the seats, surgery and medicine has got five seats each whereas gynaecology , paediatrics, radiology and anaesthetics have got three seats each.