JALANDHAR: The MBBS fee structure of Jalandhar’s Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) will be similar to that of other private medical colleges in the state.
The Medical Council of India (MCI) is expected to inspect the college facility next month before deciding on granting it permission to run medical courses.
Dr Apparao Mukkamala, a member of the PIMS medical and education charitable society that runs the institute under a public-private partnership, said 50% students would be admitted through university counselling based on their performance in the Punjab Medical Entrance Test. “These students will pay Rs 1.5 lakh per annum as fee,” Mukkamala, who is a professor at the Michigan State University, said.
Mukkamala said 35% seats would be filled under the management quota through university counselling in which the fee would be Rs 4.5 lakh per annum. “The fee for the remaining 15% seats under NRI quota will be $100,000,” he said. “The NRI quota students will pay $60,006 in the first year followed by $20,000 each in second and third year,” he said.
He said US-based doctors would frequently visit PIMS to give lectures.