No scholar needs free medical schooling supplied by Sri Madhusudhan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (SMSIMSR) at Muddenahalli in Chikkaballapur district in Karnataka. The seats include the situation of working on the institute for five years.
Of the 50 sanctioned medical seats, solely 5% (3 seats) administration quota seats had been stuffed.
Seven college students opted for the seats within the first spherical of NEET counselling, which was performed by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) not too long ago. But the scholars usually are not displaying any curiosity in getting admission within the faculty. Instead, they’ve put it as choice-3 and have opted for second spherical counselling.
The SMSIMSR administration had determined to supply free medical schooling within the 40% authorities quota seats. The administration had proposed to the State Government that 40% of presidency quota seats might be reserved for college students from Karnataka, together with college students who’ve studied the qualifying examination from the academic establishments of the Sri Satya Sai University for Human Excellence or the sponsoring physique, by means of Special Free of Cost Admission Reservation Policy (SFCARP).’
Instead of introducing a separate coverage, the federal government had instructed the KEA to permit the SMSIMSR to supply free medical schooling to college students who conform to work within the establishment, together with different circumstances, underneath authorities quota seats.
This yr, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has sanctioned 50 medical seats to the establishment. The SMSIMSR has submitted to the KEA the seat matrix — 40% (20 seats) authorities quota seats, and 40% (20 seats) personal or cost seats with zero payment or free seats, 15% (7 seats) NRI quota seats, and 5% (3 seats) administration quota seats with payment of ₹40 lakh per yr.
In the primary spherical of NEET counselling, which was performed by KEA not too long ago, college students didn’t present curiosity within the free seats.
S. Ramya, Executive Director of KEA, informed The Hindu, “In the first round of NEET counselling, zero fee medical seats were allotted to seven students. But, these students have not shown any interest in joining the college. They have opted for second round of counselling. Therefore, we will put all theses seats for second round counselling.”
Govinda Reddy, Chief Liaison officer of SMSIMSR, stated, “Already 5% of management quota seats have been filled. But, in the counselling, students are not showing interest in the free medical seats. After second round of NEET counselling, we will take a decision on the next course of action.”