Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has granted permission for admission to MBBS course in four different government medical colleges in Odisha for the current academic session 2019-2020.
According to official sources, the admissions have been allowed for 100 seats each in Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital at Koraput, Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital at Baripada, Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital at Balangir and Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore.
While this will be the second batch for Balasore and Bolangir medical colleges; Koraput and Baripada colleges would carry out admissions for the third batch.
The MCI has granted the permission for admission to MBBS course of the colleges for the current academic year 2019-20. The permission is valid for a period of one year and would be renewed on yearly basis by the MCI.
The next batch of students will be admitted after renewal of permissions by the MCI, sources said.
With the admission approval to the four colleges, the total number of medical seats in the seven government medical colleges in Odisha has gone up to 1150.