9372261584@MBBS Admissions for NRI Students in India 2021:-Eligibility, Documents, Quota, Colleges, No. of Seats

9372261584@MBBS Admissions for NRI Students in India 2021:-Eligibility, Documents, Quota, Colleges, No. of Seats

MBBS for NRI Students in India: Medical courses in India are the choice of a vast number of students. Indian medical education is governed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). For popular medical courses at the UG level, the admission is done based on the NEET examination. Based on the NEET scores, students are allocated seats in different colleges across the country. 

Apart from the 15 per cent All India Quota (AIQ) and 85 per cent State Quota, deemed universities in India offer admission to NRI students under 15 per cent NRI quota reserved by the Medical Council of India. both, Persons of Indian Origin (POI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) are included in the NRI Quota. However, it is necessary for them to clear NEET. 

Who Are NRI Candidates?

A candidate falls into the NRI category if he/ she meets the following criteria:

  • The candidate must be of Indian origin and settled in a foreign country.

  • Indian citizens’ children staying in abroad for business or employment are also considered as NRI.

  • Candidates who are born abroad but the parents are of Indian origin fall under the NRI category.

  • Candidates who are children of State/ Central Government employees who are staying abroad on deputation period are considered as NRI. 

MBBS Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria for NRI Students

Here are the eligibility requirements that NRI students need to meet to apply for MBBS colleges in India. 

  • Applicants must be holding a valid passport

  • The seats offered under NRI Quota will only be allocated to bonafide NRI’s

  • Candidates must have qualified NEET 2021

  • Candidates applying under NRI sponsorship must have a real blood relation to the financial supporter, be it the mother, sister, father, brother, aunt or uncle. 

Documents Required for NRI MBBS Admission in India 2021

Here is a list of documents that an NRI student must carry at the time of MBBS admission. 

  • Valid passport

  • Student visa

  • NOC from the Ministry of External Affairs, GOI (Government of India), New Delhi

  • Non-Objection Certificate issued by the Ambassador/ competent authority of the candidate’s country to allow their stay and study in India

  • Class X Marksheet

  • Class X Passing Certificate

  • Marksheet of the Qualifying Examination

  • Vaccinaton Certificate 

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Health Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Health Insurance Certificate

  • Community Certificate

  • Passport size colour photographs of candidates (six copies)

  • Joint declaration by parent and the applicant as per the format

  • Recent stamp size colour photographs (four copies)

NRI Quota Fees and Seats for MBBS Admission in India 2021

The table below shows some of the top medical colleges/ universities in India offering MBBS admission under NRI quota. The lowest tuition fees for the colleges is also mentioned in the table.




Number of NRI Quota Seats

Vinayaka Missions Medical College & Hospital, Karaikal




Sree Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC TUMKUR), Tumkur




Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana




Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS), Wardha




Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore




Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum 




BVDU Medical College & Hospital, Sangli




Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi




Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College, Pune




Dr D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre (DYPMC), Pune