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NEIGRIHMS Shillong MBBS Entrance Exam Notification Dates 2016

NEIGRIHMS Shillong Admission Open for MBBS Courses Session 2016-17

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for NEIGRIHMS Shillong MBBS entrance Exam 2016. North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong has announced notification for admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Program for the session 2016-17

NEIGRIHMS 2016 Entrance Exam for MBBS Admission

North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) is an autonomous Postgraduate Medical Institute situated in Shilong. NEIGRIHMS is an Institute of Excellence in Medical Education & Human Resource Development by providing quality Medical Education
The North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences offers the MBBS Course, which is of the duration of 4 years and 6 months as per Academic Calendar of Medical Council of India (MCI), followed by 1-year compulsory rotary internship

The course is under affiliation of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong. The course generally commences during the month of August of the year. The current annual intake is 50 seats

Distribution of Seats

Arunachal Pradesh (04); Meghalaya (09); Mizoram (03); Nagaland (08); NE (Open to all North Eastern States including Sikkim) (18*); Seats to be filled on the basis of Common All India Entrance Test by CBSE (08); Total - 50 Seats
*The Entrance Examination is held for filling up of 18 (eighteen) seats only under the NE open seats category

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Applicant must be a Resident Indian National and Permanent Resident/Domicile of one of the 8 (eight) Northeastern states of India including Sikkim
The Applicant should have studied and completed their course in the schools located in India in the preceding two years
He/She has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2016 of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS
The applicant should have passed the qualifying exams in the manner mentioned below:

i) The Higher/ Senior Secondary Exam or the Indian School Certificate Exam, which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Exam after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology) (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education

ii) The applicant must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (or Botany and Zoology) and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Botany & Zoology at the qualifying exam
Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing in the qualifying exam in March/April 2016

Selection Criteria

Selection for admission to the 18 (eighteen) seats under the NE open seats category shall be based on the Entrance Examination to be held on the 28th May 2016 (Saturday)
Candidates securing less than 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English in aggregate in the Entrance Exam will not be considered for admission to the Institute and their names will not be included in the merit list
Inter se merit: In the case of two or more candidates, securing equal marks in the Entrance Exam their inter-se merit shall be determined from the marks of the Entrance Exam as follows:

a) Eliminating first English marks
b) If there is still a tie by eliminating Physics marks
c) If there is still a tie by eliminating Chemistry marks
d) If there is still a tie by eliminating Botany marks

Entrance Exam Pattern

All candidates will be required to appear the Entrance Test to be conducted by the NEIGRIHMS, Shillong on Saturday, 28th May 2016
Duration of Exam: 2 Hours 30 minutes (As indicated in the Admit Card)

The Entrance Test shall be conducted in English medium only. The Entrance Test will be of 2 hours 30 minutes duration and will have one paper consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English

The distribution of questions is: (a) Physics 40; (b) Chemistry 40; (c) Botany 40; (d) Zoology 40; (e) English 40
The Entrance Test will be On-Line Based Distributed Object System of Exam
Each answer with correct response shall be awarded 1 mark and zero mark will be awarded for the questions not answered or wrong answer. There is no negative marking


The questions for NEIGRIHMS MBBS Entrance Test 2016 will be based on the syllabus as prescribed by State Board/CBSE for XI & XII Standards for Science stream
The Institute for the exam has prescribed no syllabus

Test Centre

The candidate should indicate his/her choice of centre with due care and thought. Shillong, Kohima, Aizawl, Agartala, Imphal, Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Itanagar, Silchar, Kolkata, Siliguri & Dimapur
Choice of center opted by the candidates will be on first come first serve basis

How to Apply

Online Prospectus, Registration Forms and Application Forms are available 26th February 2016 to 31st March 2016 in the NEIGRIHMS Website www.neigrihms.gov.in (No Printed Hard copy will be made available)
Choice of center opted by the candidates will be on first come first serve basis
The Fee for online submission of complete Application Form includes the Exam Fees for Entrance Exam is Rs.1500/- (non-refundable) plus bank charges as applicable
The candidate is required to go through the prospectus and guidelines carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling of the online Application Form
It will be the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that correct address, email address and mobile number is entered in the Application Form

Admit Card

The Admit Card will be available and downloadable from NEIGRIHMS website www.neigrihms.gov.in after 09th May 2016 onwards
In case the status of a candidate’s Admit Card is not available on website, he/she should immediately call the Help line No 18002660791 and give his full particulars of the Registration Form

Procedure of Payment

The prescribed amount of Exam Fee Rs.1500/- plus charges as applicable may be deposited through Credit card/Debit card to "NEIGRIHMS MBBS ACCOUNT"
Candidates are advised to retain a printout copy of the online Application Form and the proof of submission of Application
Note: It will be the responsibility of the candidates to ensure to provide correct address in the Application Forms

Important Dates for MBBS 2016

Online Registration of Applications on NEIGRIHMS Website Opens: 26th February 2016
Registration of Applications closes on: 31st March 2016 (Thursday)
Status of Registration including in application as indicated: 18th April 2016
Last Date for complying with deficiencies in application as indicated: 22nd April 2016
Availability of Admit Cards on Institute’s Website: 09th May 2016 (Monday) onwards
Date of Entrance Exam: 28th May 2016 (Saturday)
Expected date of Results of the Entrance Test: 31st May 2016
01st Counseling: 22nd July 2016
Commencement of the Session: 01st August 2016 (Monday)


(An Autonomous Institute, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India), North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong-793018, Meghalaya, Website www.neigrihms.nic.in



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