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MBBS Admission Process in Andman And Nicobar Medical Colleges


Talking about MBBS in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, there are a total of 100 MBBS seats. The college name is ‘Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS)’ situated in the capital city of Port Blair. It is a government, a non-profitable institution. The college is affiliated with Pondicherry University. ANIIMS Port Blair was established in the year 2015.


Fees & Seats - Govt Medical Colleges

Below is the table mentioning details of ANIIMS Port Blair including Andaman and Nicobar medical college fee structure, Andaman and Nicobar Islands MBBS cutoff 2023.

Medical College in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Sr. No. Name of
Medical College
Year of Inception of College Annual Intake (Seats) Total Course fee
(Govt. Seat)
Cut off(State Counseling) Cut off
(All India counseling)
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences 2015 100 6 Lacs 551 619

Private Medical Colleges Vs MBBS Abroad

There are numerous benefits to the MBBS Abroad over study at Private Medical College in India. You can refer to the below table to understand the values we fetch in MBBS Abroad on various critical parameters, that are crucial before deciding the right path

MBBS Abroad 
Key Parameter MBBS Abroad Private Medical College
University Type Public & Private Both Only Private
World Ranking Available Not Available
Recognition WHO, WFME, ECFMG, US GMC,UK etc NMC and very few international recognition
Teaching Experience Up to 200 Years Mostly up to 10 Years
Tuition Fee 5/6 Years 3-5 Lacs/Year(Affordable) 8-15 Lacs/Year(Expensive)
Global Exposure Very High, Students from across world No Exposure
Teaching Methodology Small Groups of 15-20 Students in each batch, Test after every Conceptual Class 100-150 students in a batch
Grading of Academics Mostly European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) University Level, CBME
Opportunities for Global Medical PG US, CANADA, Gulf Region, UK and other European Countries incl India Primarily India
Patient Interaction Moderate to High Very Less
Affiliated Hospitals Multiple Hospitals for different speciality College Hospital only

NEET-UG Exam dates 2023

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the NEET (UG) 2022 examination on Sunday, 17 July 2022 in pen & paper mode. The examination will serve as a uniform entrance examination for MBBS admission and other stream like BDS/ BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS/ BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses.

Pl find the tentative date for NEET UG 2023 Exam

EVENT NEET 2022 (Actual) Expected Date NEET 2023
NEET exam notification 6th April 15th Dec 2022
NEET application form date by NTA 6th April March 23
Last date to submit NEET application form  20th May April 23
NEET UG Admit Card Release Date 1st/2nd Week Jul 1st Week of May 2023
NEET Exam Date 17th July 7th May 2023
NEET Result 7th Sept 1st Week of Jul 2023

NEET-UG 2023 Cut Off

  • The Counseling Process for ANIIMS, Port Blair is monitored by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), which is the administrative body, which is going to conduct Andaman and Nicobar Islands MBBS counseling 2023.
  • The admission is given on the basis of marks scored in NEET exam.
  • The counseling sessions are always held after the declaration of state merit list.
  • The Andaman and Nicobar Islands NEET counseling 2023 is supposed to be held in online mode.
  • Candidates are expected to clear the Andaman and Nicobar Islands NEET cutoff 2023, in order to get placed in ANIIMS.
  • There are supposedly 2 main counseling rounds, and an obvious mop up round, that is; if needed.
  • Students, who will be allotted seats, will need to report to Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) to verify their documents.
  • In second round, no provision for free exit will be given. That is, if the candidate leaves during the second counseling, her/his counseling will not be refunded.
    Those who qualified NEET are eligible to apply in both the counseling processes.

Please find the table below indicating Actual NEET UG cut off for 2021 and 2022 and Expected NEET 2023 Cut off

Category Cut-off Percentile NEET-UG 2021 Cut-off
NEET-UG 2022 Cut-off
NEET-UG 2023 Cut off
General 50th percentile 138 117 125
SC/ST/OBC 40th percentile 108 93 98
General (PwD) 45th percentile 122 105 110
SC/ST/OBC (PwD) 40th percentile 108 93 98

Andaman and Nicobar Islands NEET-UG Counselling 2023 dates

Seat allocation is being done in multiple phases both in All India counseling and State counseling of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This is because, many seats become vacant due to withdrawal of seats by the students for not getting college of their choice, not able to arrange the funds for fees, Lack of proof of their category under which they applied etc. Once the dates for reporting to the college/ Fee deposits/Submitting documents is passed all such seats made available for the next rounds. In the below table, you can find the details for counseling rounds in All India and State counseling followed for MBBS Seat Allocation-

Counselling Round NEET-UG Counselling 2022 (Actual) NEET-UG Counselling 2023 (Expected)
Announcement of Counselling Dates 3rd Week of Oct 2022 3rd Week of Aug 2023
Result of All India Counselling Round-1/Round-2 1st/3rd Week of Nov 2022 1st Week/3rd Week of Sep 2023
Result of All India Counselling Mop Up and Stray Round 4th Week of Nov/1st Week of Dec 2022 4th Week of Sep/1st Week of Oct 2023

Eligibility for Andaman and Nicobar Islands NEET-UG 2023 Counselling

The eligibility criteria for MBBS in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences are stated here in the following;

  • Your age must be atleast 17
  • You need to qualify NEET
  • 10+2 with minimum 50% if you are unreserved, and 40% if you belong to reserved category (SC, ST, OBC) in PCB recognised by a board.
  • Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology must be included in your core subjects.

How to Register for Andaman and Nicobar Islands NEET UG Counselling 2023

The application process for MBBS in ANIIMS goes like the following;

  • Visit the official website of Medical Counsel Committee (MCC), Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • After landing on the website of MCC, you need to fill the Andaman and Nicobar Islands admission online application
  • The first set of details always include the candidates’ personal details such as name, father’s name, and mother’s name, date of birth, etc.
  • After filing the form, you will be needed to fill your contact details, through which you will get the notifications on any kind of development in Andaman and Nicobar MBBS counselling
  • An OTP will be sent to you on the registered mobile number. The OTP will help you set up your new password.
  • After filling the information correctly, you will be needed to fill the information about your domicile, category and academic details, such as marks obtained in 12th grade, subject studies, etc.
  • While filling the information, do not forget to save the details you filled.
  • Fill the information cautiously, and head towards uploading the documents.
  • The final step is to pay a certain amount that goes towards Andaman and Nicobar Islands MBBS admission form fee. The total amount that is needed to be paid is INR 1000/-.
  • Lastly, take a printout of the registration receipt of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands MBBS admission form and keep it for the future reference.


Documents required for MBBS in ANIIMS are given below. Please follow the guidelines below:

  • 10th and 12th standard certificate
  • 10th and 12th standard mark sheet
  • NEET hall ticket
  • NEET Score card
  • Birth certificate
  • Identity proof (Aadhaar card, Driving License, Passport, Voter ID)
  • 10 Passport sized photographs (The photograph must be the same as those used in the NEET application form and hall ticket)
  • Fee payment receipt
  • Printout of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands MBBS admission form.
Documents that are subject to applicability –
  • Reservation category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • PWD (Persons with Disability) certificate
  • Gap period affidavit
  • Income certificate


Andaman and Nicobar MBBS admission seats consists of All India Quota, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Quota, and Andaman and Nicobar inhabitant reserve seats; which are 15%, 10% and 85% respectively. Under Andaman and Nicobar inhabitant reserved seats, there are several categories that allow other classes a chance to get the admission. Category-I gets 20% of 85 seats, who are the tribal people. Category-II gets 10% of 85 seats, category-III gets 50% of 85 seats, and category-IV gets another 20% of 85 seats to other locals who do not fall under either of the categories above.

Your Chance to get a MBBS Seat

The most difficult time for any student is waiting till the counseling process after NEET to know whether he/she is getting the college of his/her choice or not? Sometimes this dilemma persists for a few months due to multiple rounds of counselling. Due to COVID-19 it has become more difficult due to All India Quota and parallel counseling of different states. The counseling process is very complex where 550+ government.. and private colleges offer 83000+ seats and the fee variation is also huge which ranges from less than 1 lakh to 2.5 crore for the course. Dreams are shattered when a silly mistake in choice filling or wrong selection of college leads to a poorly ranked college. Imagine getting a paid seat or no seat at all due to lack of real guidance! MBBS WALA Al-based MBBS college predictor to obtain MBBS seat under various seat categories in Andaman and Nicobar Islands State Medical Colleges in All India Counseling NEET-UG 2023 and Andaman and Nicobar Islands State Counseling NEET-UG 2023 like Govt. predicts your chances of ., Management, or NRI Seats. MBBS wala predictor algorithm takes categories/sub-categories into account to assess your chances of getting a seat. Keeping in view the categories or different quota as per government rules. It also takes into account the historical data published by the Medical Consultative Committee (MCC) or the State Department, which is responsible for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) consultation.

Medical PG in India or NEXT

During MBBS study, a student realizes the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness to secure MD/MS Seat in Govt College. If we look at the success ratio to get PG in Govt Medical College which is 11% Broadly we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get PG Seat whereas the chances of getting a Clinical specialty is 1 out of 20 applicants. It is obvious that the PG journey is going to be very difficult or else students should have enough money to get the paid seat in Pvt Medical College which may be in Crores!

Total Applicants NEET PG 2021 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
1.75 Lacs
MD (Non Clinical) 15K 8.6% 10K
MS (Clinical) 8K 4.6% 5K
Total 23K 11.4% 15K

Do you feel early preparation and the right mentorship will pave your dream of becoming a specialist?

NMC already notified the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India from 2023. This exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The exam will be conducted in two parts NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student’s Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only post-qualifying of NEXT-1 any Medical student will be eligible for an Internship. Post completion of the internship Students needs to go thru NEXT-2 which will assess their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping of Medical history. Those who will clear NEXT-2 are awarded a license to practice and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the Next Exam.

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Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

We are well aware of the difficulty of getting a PG in India. With the introduction of NEXT, maximum students in India are getting attracted to USMLE prep from 1st year of MBBS since it simulates the new NMC Competency-based curriculum much more easily. US Healthcare system is considered one of the best health care systems because of numerous reasons like High rewards, excellent infrastructure, Merit-based assessment, Open opportunities for Super specialties. Most of the countries trying to replicate the US health care assessment system for their Medical Graduates USMLE exam are divided into 3 Parts. One can appear in USMLE Step 1 after 2nd Year, USMLE Step 2 CK during an internship, and Step-3 during your residency (Medical PG). The USMLE is an online exam and can be taken at the PROMETRIC centers present across India.

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Medical PG IN UK (PLAB)

Till 2024, the Professional & Linguistic Assessments Board Test (PLAB test) is the instrument to assess the skills and knowledge of an International Medical Graduate. It also judges whether she is fit to be trained to practice medicine in the UK. 

In short, an IMG's performance in PLAB determines her eligibility to practice in the UK.The PLAB test has two stages. PLAB 1 is an exam that has 180 MCQs that tests your recall. On the other hand, PLAB 2 is a practical OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) that tests your clinical skills.

The GMC ascertains your linguistic skills by assessing your score in specific tests. It may be the IELTS (Band Score 7.0 or higher) or OET (Grade B in reading, writing, listening & speaking).
After you pass PLAB 1 & 2, you apply for the GP registration. There is one constraint. You have a window of 2 years after clearing PLAB 2 during which you may apply no later.

By 2024, the UK Medical Licensing Assessment will replace the PLAB. The COVID pandemic has resulted in a major change that has affected life everywhere and at every level.
Especially the healthcare sector has faced unprecedented pressure. Consequently, the GMC UK is going to change certain things in PLAB and create the UKMLA exam.

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Medical PG in Germany

PG in Germany after MBBS in India is another great option, though it requires you to learn the German language. Of the 6 levels starting from A1 to C2, you need to clear A1 and A2 which would qualify you to apply for the visa.

Once the Language formalities are done, you get into the phase where you do Observer-ship from a German hospital approved by the German Medical Council. This is followed by Residency.

This may sound simple here but the process is quite complicated. To know more about PG in Germany after your MBBS in India,

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Details of all Govt Medical college in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

You can find complete information about any Govt college of Andaman and Nicobar Islands by clicking on the respective college in the table below