6 private medical colleges in MP fined for ‘selling’ government MBBS seats

Madhya Pradesh government has slapped a fine of Rs 13.10 crore on six6 private medical colleges in MP for flouting rules during MBBS admissions and filling govt quota MBBS seats through management quota during academic session 2013-14.

Dr Anand Raj from Indore had filed a complaint in this regard to the Madhya Pradesh Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee or MPAFRC. According to a Committee official as many as 158 government seats were filled through management quota. If the medical colleges fail to deposit the fine within two months, they will have to pay extra charges of 12% per annum as additional fine.

MPAFRC Secretary Dr Sunil Kumar said that the amount collected from the colleges as fine will be directed to the MP Higher Education Loan Fund and will be disbursed to deserving students who are seeking education loans to pursue higher education.

The six medical colleges that were fined are:

Name of Medical College Amount of fine imposed on it
Index Medical and Research Centre, Indore Rs 5.5 crore
L N Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal Rs 2.45 crore
Chirayu Medical College and Research Centre, Bhopal Rs 2.25 crore
People’s College of Medical Science, Bhopal Rs 2.15 crore
Aurobindo Institute of Medical Science, Indore Rs 40 lakh
R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain Rs 35 lakh