BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri: Admissions 2020-21

BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri: Admissions 2020-21

B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College is a blessing in disguise as it is the much-needed medical institute in the entire rural region of Ratnagiri. The medical college is precisely situated at Sawarda village that lies across Mumbai-Goa Highway. BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College was started in 2015 by S.V.J.C Trust. The sole purpose of founding this medical college is to provide modern medical services to the rural population at their doorsteps.

BKL Walawalkar offers medical courses at UG and PG level in multiple specializations. The college has been affiliated to ‘Maharashtra University of Health Sciences’ i.e. MUHS. The college is well recognized by the National Medical Commission (Earlier MCI) and UGC as well. BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College is well attached with a Multispecialty hospital that is dedicated to offering medical services at the most affordable costs. Besides it, the hospital also offers much clinical exposure to its students and facilitating them to acquire expertise in their field of interest in Medical Sciences.

Name of the InstituteB.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College 
Popular NameWalawalkar Medical College, Ratnagiri 
Location Kasarwadi, Sawarde, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra- 415606
Official Websitehttps://bklwrmc.com     
Year of Establishment2015
Institute TypePrivate/Trust
Affiliated WithMaharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Approved ByNational Medical Commission
Recognized ByMinistry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
Courses OfferedMBBS, MD, and MS 
Counselling BodyDMER, Mumbai

Eligibility Criteria:

Walawalkar Rural Medical College offers MBBS at the Undergraduate level and MD, MS at the Postgraduate level. BKLWRMC, Ratnagiri is a privately established medical Institution in the state facilitating with appropriate reservation as per the order mentioned by DMER, Mumbai. To secure a seat in MBBS and PG Courses in Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri, the candidates need to hold certain eligibility criteria which are discussed below.

For MBBS Aspirants:

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English having 50% marks from any recognized board. Candidates from the reserved category need to possess 40% in the same. 
  • Candidates need to attain 17 years of age till 31st of Dec. Less than mentioned age will not be entertained in any circumstances.
  • Candidates must have qualified NEET-UG with the required percentile. 

For MD/MS Aspirants:

  • Candidates must have passed MBBS from a recognized University by the NMC.
  • Candidates need to have completed 1 Year of mandatory Internship on or before 31st of March in the same year of applying.
  • Candidates need to produce permanent/provisional registration provided by the NMC (Earlier MCI) or the respective state medical council.
  • Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET-PG for General Category and reserved category, the requirement is 40 percentile in the same.

Admission Process:

All the admissions to any of the Medical Courses in BKLWRMC, Ratnagiri are strictly based on merit gained in the All India Entrance Exam i.e. NEET-UG and NEET-PG for Postgraduate courses. BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri offers MD and MS Courses in several Clinical and Non-Clinical programs. 

Students who wish to take admission in this college, need to obtain the required percentile in NEET followed by the counselling conducted by Maharashtra CET. All the students seeking admission into BKLWRMC, Ratnagiri need to register themselves on the official website of Maharashtra CET at the time of counselling. Only NEET-qualified candidates are eligible to participate in the counselling. 

Seat Matrix:

As per the guidelines laid down by NMC (Earlier MCI) and the relaxation given by the Govt. of Maharashtra, BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri offers admission to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses of the college. Combined with regulations and orders passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court and the National Medical Commission, Other Backward Castes and the Reserved Category are entitled to obtain seats as per the reservation conferred to them by the State Government. Necessary details are being mentioned below.

        Name of Streams  General/Management Quota
                MBBS                      100
  MD (Doctor of Medicine)                      26
    MS (Master of Surgery)                      15

Reservation Criteria for MBBS:

                          Quota  Permitted Percentage
                                        Management                                     35%
                Scheduled Castes                  6.5%
                Scheduled Tribes                  3.5%
                Vimukta Jati (VJ)                  1.5%
          Nomadic Tribes (NT-1)                1.25%
          Nomadic Tribes (NT-2)                1.75%
          Nomadic Tribes (NT-3)                          1%
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)                9.5%
                        EWS                  10%
                                            NRI                                                             15%

Additionally, there is a mandatory reservation for the female candidates of 30% in every state and management quota as per the constitutional quota applied by the Govt. of Maharashtra.

MBBS Admission Process:

BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri offers Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery. The MBBS course in this college is 5.5 years long including 1 year of mandatory internship. Candidates seeking admission to MBBS in BKLWRMC, Ratnagiri need to qualify NEET-UG followed by the Counselling conducted by Maharashtra CET. Candidates can visit the official website at https://info.mahacet.org. All rounds of counselling are held online. Candidates as per secured rank in NEET-UG will acquire a seat and then need to report to the college with essential documents.

Course NameBachelor in Medicine and Surgery
Popular NameMBBS
Duration5.5 Years including 1 Year of Mandatory Internship
Total Intake100

MD/MS Admission Process:

As one of the Newest Private Medical Colleges in the Southern region of Maharashtra, BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri is imparting several Advanced Postgraduate Medical Courses. At present, BKLWRMC offers MD in several Clinical and Non-Clinical specializations along with MS in Orthopaedics and OBGY with a duration of 3 years. All the admissions to these PG Courses in the BKLWRMC, Ratnagiri are based on the score of NEET-PG followed by the centralized counselling conducted by the Maharashtra Cet, Mumbai on the behalf of DMER, Mumbai.

Candidates need to participate in the counselling conducted by MahaCET for distinct quotas. Besides this, MBBS students need to have completed 1 year of rotating internship and must possess permanent/provisional Medical registration provided by the NMC or the respective state medical council. Candidates not having domicile of Maharashtra can only apply for admission through the Management quota. 

Course NameDoctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery
Popular NameMD & MS
Duration3 Years
Total Intake41

Courses Offered:

BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College a constituent of Shri Vithalrao Joshi Charities Trust, Ratnagiri is offering several courses in distinct specializations in Medicine. Presently, the college is offering ‘Recognised’ seats in several MD and MS Programs carrying almost every Clinical and Non-Clinical Specialisations. The courses, respective durations, total intake in the course, and Fees are mentioned below.   

MBBS Fees Details: (For Yr. 2020-21):

ParticularsOpen Category   (INR)OBC/EWS/EBC   Category (INR)NRI/Institutional Quota      (INR)
Tuition Fees        Rs. 9,27,602    Rs. 4,63,801            Rs. 46,38,010
Hostel Fees        Rs. 70,000      Rs. 70,000              Rs. 70,000
Development Fees        Rs. 97,398    Rs. 97,398            Rs. 4,86,990 
Library Deposit          Rs. 5,000      Rs. 5,000              Rs. 5,000
Lab. Deposit          Rs. 5,000      Rs. 5,000              Rs. 5,000
Hostel Deposit        Rs. 10,000             (Refundable)                 Rs. 10,000          (Refundable)                       Rs. 10,000                 (Refundable)           
Mess Charges        Rs. 42,000      Rs. 42,000            Rs. 42,000
Total Fees/Annum      Rs. 11,57,000    Rs. 6,93,199          Rs. 52,57,000

MD/MS Fees Details: (For Yr. 2020-21):

      Programs    Total         Intake      Merit      Quota    Management     Quota  NRI quota
MD General Medicine08Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MD Paediatrics02Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MD Anesthesia05Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MD Radio Diagnosis03Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MD Pathology 04Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MD Community Medicine04Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MS General Surgery08Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MS Orthopaedics04Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
MS Obs. & Gynae03Rs. 10,25,000Rs. 41,00,000Rs. 51,25,000
                  Hostel Fees  Rs. 84,000  Rs. 84,000  Rs. 84,000
Hostel DepositRs. 15,000Rs. 15,000Rs. 15,000
MUHS Eligibility FeesRs. 66,600Rs. 66,600Rs. 66,600
Library DepositRs. 15,000Rs. 15,000Rs. 15,000
Mess ChargesRs. 42,000Rs. 42,000Rs. 42,000
              Total FeesRs. 12,47,600Rs. 43,22,600Rs. 53,47,600

Hospital for Clinical Practice:

B.K.L. Walawalkar Hospital, Diagnostic and Research Centre is an integrated arm of the medical college itself. The hospital has been established by the same trust i.e. SVCT with an objective to provide medical facilities to the poor villagers around Dervan. The Hospital & Research Centre is situated in the hilly region of beautiful Konkan.

BKL Walawalkar Hospital, Diagnostic & Research Centre is a fully functional, modern, and Multispecialty treatment center that is equipped with Ultra-Modern facilities, international Collaborations for Research, regular research seminars, and has been an active participant of the community services. Some significant facilities and remarkable achievements acquired by the hospital are mentioned below.

  • BKL Walawalkar Hospital & Research Centre has a fully functional and serving department of Emergency Medicine. The capacity to manage emergency cases is 24 patients at a time, equipped with dedicated OT and a staff room. The casualty area is very frequently busy carrying Trauma cases round the clock.   
  • There are 10 bedded Intensive Care Unit in the Emergency department adjacent to the casualty area. Multiple dedicated ICUs are Surgical ICU, Neonatal ICU, Paediatric ICU, etc. ICUs are equipped with Operation Theatres and a well-equipped Diagnostic Centre, CT Scanner, 2D-Echo, Color Doppler, and Haemodialysis Unit.
  • BKL Walawalkar Hospital & Research Centre is the only medical treatment center having an ICU dedicated to Neonatal in the entire Konkan region. Neonatal ICU is equipped with 10 Incubators and a Ventilator. Thousands of neonates have been nursed so far in the Neonatal ICU of the hospital.
  • 12 well-equipped operation theatres are available in the hospital with separate Surgeons & Anaesthetics room, Sterilization room, and an observation gallery for students. One OT is exclusively allotted for Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgeries, and one is allotted for Surgical, Gynae & ENT Operations. There are routinely surgery performed including major, super major surgeries like Cancer Surgeries, Plastic Surgeries, Endoscopic Surgeries, and Spine Surgeries.
  • BKL Walawalkar Hospital has started the Cath Lab setup with state-of-the-art Ultra-Modern machinery PHILIPS FD-10, the very first in the Konkan region. The Cath Lab setup covers facilities for Non-Invasive and Invasive Cardiac Investigations, including Electrocardiography and Echocardiography. It also covers Coronary angiography and angioplasty, insertion, and testing of implantable devices like pacemakers, loop recorders, and cardioverter.
  • The Hospital has a full-fledged comprehensive Cardiac Centre. The CCU deals with dedicated OPD, Non-Invasive Investigation, ECG, Cardiac Stress Test, Echo Cardiography (2D-Echo), Pathology services, etc. In the comprehensive Cardiac Care Centre, Walawalkar Hospital, a well-equipped advanced ‘Cardiac Theatre’ has started functioning since 2018. It performs Holter monitoring, diagnose ASD, VSD, PDA, and Closure. There is a dedicated team of full-time Cardiologists, Radio feathers, Cath lab, Technicians and Cardiac Nurses are readily available in the hospital.
  • There is a dedicated department of Urology in the Walawalkar Hospital which is well established OPD Clinic supported by comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities. Hi-Tech OTs are available for the treatment of patients suffering from Kidney Stones. Certain Uro surgery of PCNL, DJ Stenting, Ureteroscopy, Bladder Surgery, and Cancer are routinely performed in the hospital.
  • BKL Walawalkar Hospital, Diagnostic & Research Centre is proudly engaged with several community wellness schemes. There is various Govt. Sponsored schemes and Trust-funded Wellness Schemes are facilitating to take care of the health needs of the poor people of the region. Some remarkable exclusive programs are:
  1. Walawalkar Ladoo Gopal Yojana
  2. Walawalkar Dant Chikitsa Yojana
  3. Walawalkar Sudama Yojana
  4. Walawalkar Yashoda Yojana
  5. Walawalkar Sukanya Yojana
  6. National Rural Health Mission
  7. Rural Empowerment and Community Reach
  8. Rural Health Training Centre     

BKL Walawalkar Hospital has an Ultra-Modern Joint Replacement Centre to help patients suffering from Arthritis and injuries of the Joints mainly Hip, Knee, and Ankle. There is a total hip replacement facility in the hospital to restore the integrity of the joint. The Ortho innovative procedures include Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Baloon Kyphoplasty, Spine Surgery, and Arthroscopy. 

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