The Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (popularly known as BMC) was started in the year 1955 by Dr. Shivram and Dr. Mekhri. It was initially run by Mysore Education Society as a private medical college. The college was later handed over to the Government of Karnataka in 1956 and was affiliated to Bangalore University. In the year 1996 it got affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Being the only government medical college in Bangalore, it is one of the most sought-after colleges of the country.
For MBBS program- NEET
Candidates seeking admission to Bangalore Medical College must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.
Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.
NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.
EXAMINATION DATE – MAY 7TH 2017
The question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours. The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
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The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school.
The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.
85% of the seats are reserved for students of Karnataka under state quota and 15% under all India quota. Additionally, 50% of seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBCs.
Total number of seats - MBBS : 250
MBBS fees at Bangalore Medical College is around Rs.357,000 per annum.
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