Recognized 86 Permitted Seats of 2 Medical College in Odisha.
MCI has recognized 86 permitted seats of 2 benign medical colleges in Odisha. There are 7 medical colleges in Odisha and only 2 government colleges have been given recognition by MCI. Medical Council of India gives recognition to the permitted seats based on the facilities of the medical colleges. It means that the remaining medical institutions could not up to date their facilities as per the norms set by MCI in this year.

Recognized 86 Permitted Seats of 2 Government Medical Colleges 

We are talking about MKCG Medical College, Berhampur and VSS Medical College, Burala who had offered 43 each i.e., total seats for inspection to MCI & got recognized 86 permitted seats. Both the institution till the year 2012 had 214 MCI recognized seats & MCI recognized 86 permitted seats.

Recognized 86 Permitted Seats of 2 Medical College in Odisha.

After assessment of the facilities in these 2 Medical Colleges, the MCI recommended for recognition of the existing 43 Permitted seats to each college.

  • Hence from the academic year 2012-13 all 150 seats of MKCG Medical College and 150 seats of VSS Medical College are recognized & offered for admission.
  • It means any student who has joined MKCG Medical College and VSS Medical College of Odisha from the year 2012 will be taking admission in a seat given recognition by MCI.

The students after passing from a seat recognized by MCI will enjoy all kinds of eligibility criteria required for higher studies of Post Graduation as well as jobs in Government sector.

Details of the Increased MCI Recognized 86 Permitted seats of 2 MBBS Institutions in Odisha are as under


Name of
Medical College

Seats Till 2012 -13

Total Recognized Seats in 2012-13




MKCG Medical College





VSS Medical College









MKCG Medical College & VSS Medical College – Location, Affiliation, Courses & OJEE   

MKCG Medical College is situated in Berhampur and was established in the year 1962, affiliated to Berhampur University. VSS Medical College is in Burala, Sambalpur and was established in the year 1959, affiliated to Sambalpur University.

  • The Policy Planning Body with the approval of Government of Odisha conducts the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE). The seats are allotted by merit & counseling.
  • To get admission in these government institutions the students of Odisha have to qualify in OJEE, a common entrance examination held in the month of May every year. 

The government medical institutions have MBBS course as well as PG Courses. The 2 medical colleges with recognized 86 permitted seats are prestigious institutions in Odisha under the management of the Government of Odisha.

MKCG Medical College & VSS Medical College – Address, Phone & Emails

The landline and the email of the medical colleges are provided below for the students to contact for further details.

Address, Phone & Emails of the MBBS colleges in Odisha

S. No.

Name of Institution


Phone / Email


Maharaja Krushna Chandra

Gajapati Medical College


Phone : 0680-2292746Email : mkcgmcb@sancharnet.inEmail : prin_mkcgmcberhampur@yahoo.


Veera Surendra Sai Medical



Phone : 0663-2430768Email :


Preference to Recognized Seat is a Better Option Than a Permitted Seat!

A recognized seat empowered a student to be eligible to practice or become eligible for PG Courses or apply jobs in government institutions & hospitals in any part of India. Whereas a permitted seat has certain limitations making the student eligible for higher studies and government jobs in India.

The above article is presented to enlighten the students who are aspiring to join MBBS course.

Details provided in the above article are inconclusive please contact the institution for more details.

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