A.   Admission to MBBS Course

 

Q1

Where do we need to apply in order to get admission in Symbiosis Medical College for Women (SMCW)?

 

Ans

For admission in SMCW, following is the procedure-
1. Qualify NEET Exam
2. Register yourself for admission process through MCC/DGHS. Pl note that you need to Register yourself under the category of Deemed universities and give preferential choice of SMCW.

 

Q2

How many marks are required for admission to SMCW in NEET-UG?

 

Ans

Cut off marks for General Category (127 seats) for the year 2020-2021: 528

 

Q3

What is the NEET-UG eligibility of Marks for MBBS admission?

 

Ans

For qualifying in NEET, students have to score a minimum of 50 percentile for UR (unreserved) and 40 percentile for SC (scheduled castes)/ST(scheduled tribes)/OBC (other backward class) category.

 

Q4

Can a foreigner directly apply to SMCW who has not qualified NEET?

 

Ans

No. To get admission under any category, you have to be NEET qualified and apply to MCC under deemed university.

 

Q5

How many seats are there for Management Quota? What is the fee for this quota?

Ans

A total of 150 seats are available, out of which 127 seats belong to General category and 23 seats belong to NRI category. Check the eligibility criteria for General/NRI category at www.mcc.nic.in.

 

Q6

How much is the donation/ capitation fee for admissions of NEET eligible (but not selected) candidate?

 

Ans

All admissions are carried out as per the norms/ rules/ guidelines of MCC/DGHS (Govt. of India). No donation/ capitation fee is accepted for admission under any category in SMCW.

 

Q7

What is the minimum and maximum age limit for first year MBBS admission?

 

Ans

Lower limit – 17 years completed as on date 31st Dec 2021

Upper limit – Case is pending with Hon’ble Supreme Court. (However, you are requested to refer the MCC website for latest updates)

 

Q8

How are the counselling rounds conducted at SMCW?  

 

Ans

The counselling rounds are conducted as per the norms/ rules/ guidelines of MCC; where usually after the end of the first, second and mop up rounds if the seats still remain unfilled, then a stray vacancy round is conducted at the institution as per MCC/ DGHS/ SIU guidelines.

 

Q9

During the scrutiny of documents at SMCW, if declared as ineligible, then what should I do?

 

Ans

During the admission process, if mandatory documents as required by MCC/SMCW are not available or there is some ambiguity; then SMCW will declare the candidate as ineligible for admission at SMCW. However, you can contact MCC for seeking further guidance/ clarification.

 

Q10

If I have got admitted through NRI category and there is a vacancy in General category, will you shift me from NRI to General category and refund the remaining amount?

 

Ans

No. If you have secured admission through NRI category, then you have to continue with the same.

 

B.    Eligibility for Admission

 

Q1

How many marks are required in 10th (SSC) Exam?

 

Ans

There is no such criteria.

 

Q2

Which subjects are required in SSC Exam?

 

Ans

There is no such criteria.

 

Q3

Is Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra essential?

 

Ans

Not required for Deemed Universities.

 

Q4

Is Indian Nationality certificate mandatory?

 

Ans

Yes, for General category candidates. However, it is not mandatory for NRI category.

 

Q5

Are the Persons of Indian origin (PIO) eligible or not?

 

Ans

Yes; however, they should possess PIO card.

 

Q6

Are the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) eligible or not?

 

Ans

Yes; however, they should possess OCI card.

 

Q7

What are the documents required to prove NRI/ PIO/ FN (Foreign National)/ OCI status?

 

Ans

Please refer MCC/NTA Brochure at www.mcc.nic.in

 

Q8

What is required to satisfy eligibility criteria as far as only 12th Std. is concerned? Is it 50% marks in PCB or 50% in PCBE or 50% in grand total?

 

Ans

1. General category: A candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology at the Qualifying Examination.                 

2. SC, ST and OBC-NCL category: The marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology taken in qualifying examination must be 40% marks.                                                                                                                                                

3. For candidates with Benchmark Disabilities, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together must be 45%. For more details, visit: https://ntaneet.nic.in/Ntaneet/Infarmation-Bullten.aspx

 

Q9

How many seats are kept for Reserved (SC/ ST/ VJ/ NT/ OBC/ SBC) category candidates?

 

Ans

There are only 2 categories: 1. General and 2. NRI; and all admissions are merit based. Hence, there are no seats for reserved category.

 

Q10

Is there any quota reserved for Economically weak section/ Differently abled people?

 

Ans

No, there is no such separate quota. There are only 2 categories: 1. General and 2. NRI; and all admissions are merit based.

 

C.   Documents Required

 

Q1

If selected through NRI quota, which documents should I produce to prove my NRI status?

 

Ans

As per NTA/MCC booklet. (visit: www.mcc.nic.in)

 

Q2

Which are the mandatory documents and desirable documents for a General Category candidate?

 

Ans

All the documents given in MCC-NTA brochure are mandatory.

(visit: www.mcc.nic.in)                                                                                                  

*For General Category:

1) Admit Card of NEET-UG 2021

2) NEET-UG 2021 Score Card

3) Provisional Allotment Letter

4) Nationality Certificate/ Valid Indian Passport

5) Birth Certificate (If not mentioned in Metric Certificate. It needs to be in English.)

6) 10+2 Certificate

7) 10+2 Mark Sheet

8) Class 10 Certificate

9) Aadhar Card/ Passport/ PAN Card/ Driving License

10) Medical Fitness Certificate

11) Transfer Certificate

12) Migration Certificate

13) Passport Size Color Photographs (total 8 in number)

14) Demand Draft for Payment of Fees

If applicable:

1) Caste Certificate

2) Non-Creamy Layer Certificate

3) Physical Disability Certificate (PWD)

4) Gap Certificate

 

Q3

Which are the mandatory documents for a candidate selected through NRI Category?

 

Ans

 

 

*For NRI Category, following documents are required in addition to those mentioned in above Ans.2:

1) Passport and Visa of Sponsorer

2) Embassy Certificate

3) Sponsorship Affidavit            

4) Relationship Affidavit

 

Q4

Is it necessary for the Xerox set of certificates to be signed/ attested by a gazetted officer?

 

Ans

Self-attested copies shall suffice. However, all required originals will be scrutinized for the confirmation of admission.

 

Q5

If a candidate from reserved category is selected through Open/General category by MCC; then will the Caste certificate be mandatory?

 

Ans

Yes. (In case the candidate has availed the benefit [eg: relaxation in eligibility criteria] due to caste, the caste certificate is required to be scrutinized).

 

Q6

If a candidate belonging to economically weaker section gets selected through Open/General category by MCC, then will the Income certificate be mandatory?

 

Ans

Yes.

 

Q7

If I don’t have Nationality Certificate, but I have a Passport showing Indian Nationality, will it be accepted?

 

Ans

Yes, it is accepted.

 

Q8

If the Passport and Nationality certificate is issued by Tahsildar/Dy. Collector and not Dist. Collector, will it be accepted?

 

Ans

Only passport issued by an appropriate authority will be accepted.

 

Q9

A candidate has Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra. Is Nationality Certificate still required separately?

 

Ans

Yes.

 

D.   Fees & Refund

 

Q1

What is the Academic fee for General category? (Pl also visit www.smcw.edu.in)

 

Ans

 

Total Fees for General Category

1st Year (Amount in Rs.)

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

10,00,000

Institute Deposit (Refundable)#

50,000

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)#

15,000

Hostel Fees (Per Annum)

1,09,450

Mess Fees (Per Annum)

70,950

Total Fees

12,45,400

# Onetime fees at the time of admission to M.B.B.S. Programme. Deposit amount will be refunded without interest after completion of M.B.B.S. Programme and on clearing ‘No Dues’ from all concerned.

 

Q2

What is the Academic fee for NRI category?  (Pl also visit www.smcw.edu.in)

 

Ans

 

Total Fees for NRI Category

1st Year (Amount in USD)

Administrative Fees (Non-Refundable)

$510

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

$41,960

Institute Deposit (Refundable)#

$710

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)#

$210

Hostel Fees (Per Annum)

$1,530

Mess Fees (Per Annum)

$990

Total Fees

$45,910

# Onetime fees at the time of admission to M.B.B.S. Programme. Deposit amount will be refunded without interest after completion of M.B.B.S. Programme and on clearing ‘No Dues’ from all concerned.

 

Q3

Is the exam fee separately charged or is it included in the Academic fee?

 

Ans

It is included in the Academic fee. (Pl also visit www.smcw.edu.in)

 

Q4

How should I pay the fees at the time of selection & joining SMCW to confirm my admission (Cheque/DD/RTGS/Cash, etc.)?

 

Ans

Fees need to paid through DD only in one stroke at the time of admission.

 

Q5

How many Demand drafts (DDs) should be brought; one or two? If two, then what is the amount required on each?

 

Ans

2 DDs are required:-

1. For General Category:

1) Academic fees + Institute Deposit: 10,50,000/- drawn in favor of “Symbiosis Medical College for Women” payable at Pune.            

2)1,95,400/- Hostel & Mess fees, Hostel deposit – drawn in favor of “Symbiosis Medical College for Women” payable at Pune.

2. For NRI Category:

1) Academic fees + Institute Deposit

 $42,670 drawn in favor of “Symbiosis Medical College for Women” payable at Pune.

2)$ 3,240 Administrative fees, Hostel & Mess fees, Hostel deposit drawn in favor of “Symbiosis Medical College for Women” payable at Pune.

 

Q6

If I cancel my admission within the prescribed date, then how much amount will be deducted & how much will be refunded?

 

Ans

It will be as per the directives of DGHS/MCC/NMC.

 

Q7

After cancellation of admission; within how many days will the fees be refunded? What will be the mode of refund?

 

Ans

On cancellation within the stipulated period, your DD will be returned as per DGHS/MCC/SIU guidelines.

 

Q8

If MCC upgrades me to my higher choice during the second/ subsequent round, then within how many days will I get my fee refunded (in order to use the same money for admission in the new upgraded college)?

 

Ans

You shall get your DD back as soon as possible within 15 days.

 

Q9

Will the Academic fees of Rs.Ten lakhs be constant for all years till the completion of course?

 

Ans

No, there will be an increase by 10% every subsequent year.

 

Q10

How much will be the academic fee during supplementary term and during repeater terms?

 

Ans

The repeater/ backlog (academic and examination including supplementary examination) fees shall be prescribed and charged separately.

 

E.    Status Retention

 

Q1

After taking admission in SMCW, should I submit Status retention form?

 

Ans

If you are happy with SMCW admission & don’t want any upgradation in the next round of MCC, then Yes.

 

Q2

Is it mandatory to submit status retention form after admission?

 

Ans

No, the decision is totally yours (pls refer the above answer).

 

Q3

What are the advantages & disadvantages of Submission of status retention form?

 

Ans

Advantages of submission of status retention form –

Your admission will be confirmed at SMCW.

Disadvantages –

You will not be eligible for further upgradation.

 

Q4

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Non-submission of status retention?

 

Ans

Disadvantage –

1) You will lose seat in this institute if you are allotted another institute (upgraded) in the next round.

2) Your admission will not be confirmed.

Advantages –

1)You are eligible for upgradation.

 

F.    Upgradation/ Transfer/ Change of faculty

 

Q1

After admission, am I eligible for upgradation to Government Medical College?

 

Ans

Yes, provided further rounds are conducted by MCC and if it is within the stipulated period given by MCC.

 

Q2

If I get admission to Govt. Dental College after admission in SMCW, then can I leave SMCW?

 

Ans

Yes; as per State/Central Government rules, you can leave SMCW if it is within the stipulated period given by MCC. However, relieving certificate will be issued as per MCC rules/ norms/ guidelines.

 

Q3

After admission in SMCW, can I participate in the Institutional stray vacancy round of other Govt./Private/Deemed medical colleges?

 

Ans

If you have got your admission confirmed by mop-up round, you are not eligible to participate in the stray vacancy round of any institute. However, refer MCC website for latest updates on rules/ regulations. www.mcc.nic.in

 

G.   Miscellaneous

 

Q1

If the student gets MBBS degree from SMCW, then will she be able to apply for PG admission abroad?

 

Ans

Yes.

 

Q2

Can the student seek PG admission under SMCW? / Any chances of it in near future?

 

Ans

We are in the process of starting PG courses, the admission to which will be through PG-NEET.

 

Q3

SMCW is affiliated to which University?

 

Ans

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

 

*All information is subject to changes according to MCC/DGHS(Government of India)/ SIU/SMCW guidelines