There are 276 Private Medical Colleges in the country.As per information provided by the National Medical Commission (NMC), 82 Private medical colleges have been established after 2014.As per information provided by the National Medical Commission (NMC), 37 applications for establishment of private medical colleges have been received for the academic year 2021-22.
The India Medical Association (IMA) is a private organisation of registered medical practitioners and is not authorised to conduct inspection of medical colleges. The statutory body constituted under the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 to regulate medical education in the country was Medical Council of India (MCI) that has now been replaced with the National Medical Commission, constituted with effected from 25th September, 2020. As per the information provided by the NMC, the number of private medical colleges that were found deficit in terms of requirement of faculty, infrastructure, equipment and clinical material on inspection by erstwhile MCI or by NMC during 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21 is as under. These colleges were not granted permission of renewal to admit fresh batch of students.
|Year||No. of Colleges|
State-wise details of Private medical colleges.
|Sl. No.||State||Private Medical college|
|2||A & N Islands||0|
|8||D& N Haveli||0|
|14||Jammu & Kashmir||1|
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha