With the end of the Model Code of Conduct after the elections of Lok Sabha, the government of Gujarat declared the new entrance in the universities according to the quota of the backward economic class that will be implemented as of this academic year. According to the new admission declared by Deputy CM Nitin Patel, medical and paramedical education will obtain 6,809 new seats to reach a total of 38,699 in the state. These seats include doctors, dentists, Ayurveda, homoeopathy, nursing, physiotherapy and paramedical students.
6,809 new seats in health education.
Deputy CM Nitin Patel, who also owns the health portfolio, told the media Wednesday that “Gujarat was the first state to implement a 10% share of EBC and we will implement it in all higher education courses this year. been taken at the cabinet meeting in the presence of senior officials. ” According to the new formula, if the state wants to implement the quota in the education institutes, it needs to increase the number of seats by 25%.
According to the new quota, MBBS consumption will increase from 4,350 to 5,264, an addition of 914 seats. The 150 seats requested for the medical school in Amreli have also been sanctioned, said Patel. In total, MBBS, dental, ayurveda, homeopathy, nursing, physiotherapy and paramedical seating will see a total increase of 6,809 seats. The total number of seats will increase from 31,690 to 38,699.
Engineering and pharmacy
Non-medical courses such as engineering, pharmacy, MBC, MCA and architecture will also see a 25% increase in positions. The government has decided to increase admission to government and self-financing schools by 44,530 seats. This decision will be implemented in 107 engineering, pharmacy and technical institutes administered by the government and 601 self-financing institutes.
Who benefits from the EWS Quota?
According to the state’s decision, students in the “Open” category whose parents earn less than Rs8 lakh per year, will receive benefits within the EBC fee. The current reserve division of OBC (27%), ST (15%) and SC (7%) should not be altered.