1. MBBS Maharashtra State Quota

For government medical colleges, 15% of medical seats are reserved for All India quota, the remaining 85% of the medical seats are reserved for Maharashtra state quota.

Maharashtra Private Medical Colleges have  management quota, minority quota (if college is minority institution) and Institutional quota.

  • Management Quota – 85%
  • Institutional Quota – 15%

Management Quota seats in Maharashtra Private Medical colleges are available for Maharashtra domicile candidates based on their MH state rank. Institutional Quota Seats are filled on All India Merit Basis which includes NRI/OCI and Candidates from other states. If any seats remain vacant after mop-up round of counselling, they are surrendered to respective college for stray round counselling.

2. Category Seat Reservations

2.1 Category Reservations in Maharashtra State for Government Colleges

  • COMN/Open/ GN / UR – Open / General / Unreserved Category <===> 9%
    • EWS – Economically Weaker Sections <===> 10%
  • OBC / SBC – Other Backward Class / Special Backward Class <===> 19%
    • SEBC – Socially Educationally Backward Classes <===> 16%
  • VJ / DT-A – Vimukta Jati / De-Notified Tribes <===> 3%
  • NT-1 / NT-B – Nomadic Tribes <===> 2.5%
  • NT-2 / NT-C – Nomadic Tribes <===> 3.5%
  • NT-3 / NT-D – Nomadic Tribes <===> 2%
  • SC – Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism <===> 13%
  • ST – Scheduled Tribes <===> 7%

2.2 Category Reservations in Maharashtra State for Un-Aided Private Institutions

  • MGMT – Management Quota Reservations <===> 35%
  • Open/ GN / UR – Open / General / Unreserved Category <===> -%
    • EWS – Economically Weaker Sections <===> 10%
  • OBC / SBC – Other Backward Class / Special Backward Class <===> 9.5%
    • SEBC – Socially Educationally Backward Classes <===> 16%
  • VJ / DT-A – Vimukta Jati / De-Notified Tribes <===> 1.5%
  • NT-1 / NT-B – Nomadic Tribes <===> 1.25%
  • NT-2 / NT-C – Nomadic Tribes <===> 1.75%
  • NT-3 / NT-D – Nomadic Tribes <===> 1%
  • SC – Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism <===> 6.5%
  • ST – Scheduled Tribes <===> 3.5%
  • NRI – Non-Resident Indian <===> 15% under Institutional Quota

Special Reservation Categories

  • PWD – Persons with Disability
  • DEF – Defense Category
  • HA – Hilly Area Reservations
  • MKB – Maharashtra – Karnataka Disputed Border Area Residents
  • ORPHAN – Orphan Reservations ( Without biological parents / adoptive parents / legal guardians )

Minority Reservation to Others

  • Jain Minority
  • Muslim Minority
  • Christian Minority
  • Gujarati / Sindhi Minority
  • Hindi Linguistic Minority

To claim Communal Reservations

A candidate needs to submit his or her Caste Certificate to claim the communal reservations of the Maharashtra state. Also, he or she needs to submit the Caste Validity Certificate for the respective categories such as  OBC, SBC, SEBC, NT-A, NT-B, NT-C. The Caste Validity Certificate valid up to 31st March of the current year issued by the appropriate authorities will be considered as proof.

To claim Female Reservations

Maharashtra state offers separate female reservations only for female candidates. 30% female reservations are available in all medical courses. This reservation can be claimed by the females under categories like Common, EWS, OBC, SEBC, VJ, NT-1, NT-2, NT-3, SC, ST, with special reservations also like Hilly Area(HA), Maharashtra Karnataka Border (MKB) & Defense(D). If the female reservations are not claimed, those seats were reverted to male candidates of respective categories.

To claim NRI Reservations

If a candidate wants to claim the NRI reservation, either parent or candidate should have NRI status. In private institutions of Maharashtra, NRI/OCI candidates can claim seats under 15% institutional quota.

These are the certificates needed to claim the NRI reservation:

  • Residence of NRI with a valid VISA,
  • Passport of the candidate or Nationality certificate,
  • A copy of Foreign bank account passbook with entries of the last 6 months preceding,
  • Proof of the residence that shows minimum continuous stay of 182 days as NRI in Abroad.

NRI certificate of the students where he or she is related to his or her father/mother or else any straight blood lines residing Abroad are also accepted as NRI.

To claim EWS Reservations

If a candidate wants to claim the EWS reservation, he or she should produce Caste Certificate, Caste Validity Certificate and Non-Creamy Layer Certificate at the time of physical document verification process. However, the EWS candidates should produce eligibility certificate issued by the competent Authority. If the candidates fail to produce the above certificates they will be considered as Open Category Candidate. They cannot claim the EWS reservations.

To claim PWD Reservations

PWD candidates should submit the proof of his/her medical disability with the prescribed proforma certificate issued by the medical board authorities. Persons with Disability quota seats will be distributed under 30% Open category of State quota.

To claim Defense Reservations

If a candidate want to claim a seat under Defense category, they need to submit the proper defense certificate from appropriate authorities. Defense quota seats are reserved only for the Defense personals. Ex-defense service personnel’s or Active defense personnel’s son/daughter/spouse can claim the Defense quota seats in the state of Maharashtra. Defense quota seats will be filled by the Maharashtra state region.

To claim Hilly Area Reservations

Domicile certificate of the parent’s village is declared as a Hilly Area places. That should be specified in the respective regions list issued by the concerned department that includes the Vidarbha / Marathwada / Rest of Maharashtra Regions. This certificate should be obtained from the concerned Revenue Officer or Tehsildar.

To claim MKB Reservations

If the candidate wants to claim the Maharashtra-Karnataka Disputed Border Area Resident Reservations through the online application form, he needs to get the Disputed area certificate from the respective authorities. To claiming the MKB quota reservation there is no document is required at time of online registration. Click here to see the Maharashtra – Karnataka Disputed Border Area Residents.

To claim Religions / Minority Reservations

If the candidate wants to claim the  Jain / Muslim / Christian minority reservation they need to submit the school leaving certificate that says he or she belongs to Jain / Muslim / Christian minority. Minority certificate from a Religious place can be valid to claim the minority reservations.

To claim Gujarati / Sindhi Reservations

If the candidate belonging to the Gujarati / Sindhi minority they have to submit the school leaving certificate with an Affidavit mentioning that they belong to Gujarati / Sindhi Minority.

To claim Hindi Linguistic Reservations

If the candidate wants to claim the Hindi Linguistic minority reservation they need to submit the school leaving certificate which mentions that the candidate mother tongue is Hindi. The Hindi Linguistic certificate can be issued by the school headmaster/principal.

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