Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai

Admission 2021-22, Courses, Fees, and much more

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences is one of the most premier medical institutes in the state of Chhattisgarh. The medical institute is widely known as SSIMS, Bhilai. The city of Bhilai is widely acknowledged as an industrial town of the state of Chhattisgarh. 

SSIMS, Bhilai was established in 2013 by the Shri Gangajali Education Society. However, the academic programs had commenced in 2016 as soon as the recognition was bestowed from the National Medical Commission. 

SSIMS, Bhilai is one among the very few private medical colleges in Chhattisgarh that has also been imparting MD/MS programs through its PG Courses. Undoubtedly all PG programs are well recognized by the NMC and have also been approved by MoHFW, Govt. of India.   

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai is well supported by the Government of Chhattisgarh. SSIMS, Bhilai is affiliated with Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Sciences and Ayush University, Raipur. Admission shall be made to SSIMS, Bhilai on the basis of NEET Score followed by the counselling conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education, Raipur. 

The proposed Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences in the region is the very first medical institution in India to be named after Adi Shri Shankaracharya and blessed by all Jagadgurus. Currently, SSIMS, Bhilai is imparting MBBS at the UG level. The candidate must be NEET-UG qualified with the required percentile. 

Besides it, several Clinical and Para-clinical specializations are also being offered at SSIMS, Bhilai. All MD/MS programs have got due permission from the NMC, New Delhi. More details regarding admission, fees, etc are explained in the following article.   

Name of the InstituteShri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences
Popular NameSSIMS, Bhilai
Location SSIMS, Dist- Shanti Nagar, Anustha Residency, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh- 490020
Official Website 
Year of Establishment2016
Institute TypePrivate/Trust
Affiliated WithPt. Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Sciences & Ayush University, Raipur
Approved ByNational Medical Commission, New Delhi
Recognized ByMoHFW, Govt. of India
Courses OfferedMBBS, MD, and MS 
Counselling BodyDME, Raipur

SSIMS, Bhilai: Eligibility Criteria

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai offers MBBS at the Undergraduate level and MD, MS at the Postgraduate level. Aspiring students need to qualify in NEET conducted by NTA followed by the counselling conducted by DME, Raipur.

To secure a seat in MBBS and PG Courses in Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai. 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. 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 for reserved category, the requirement is 40 percentile in the same.

SSIMS, Bhilai: Admission Process

All the admissions to any of the UG and PG Courses are strictly based on merit gained in the All India Entrance Exam i.e. NEET-UG and NEET-PG for Postgraduate courses. Shri Shankaracharya Medical College, Bhilai offers MD and MS Courses in several clinical and paraclinical specializations, recognized by NMC, New Delhi. 

Students who wish to take admission in this college, need to obtain the required percentile in NEET followed by the counselling conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education, Raipur. For All India Quota seats, students need to participate in the counselling conducted by MCC. 

Candidates can certainly visit the official website of the state medical counselling at for more details. Only NEET-qualified candidates are eligible to participate in the counselling. 

SSIMS, Bhilai: Seat Matrix for Distinct Quotas

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhilai is the premier medical institute in the state of Chhattisgarh. The college has gained so much appreciation for producing expert medical professionals and humane doctors of distinct specializations. 

As per the guidelines of the previous MCI (Now NMC), Shri Shankaracharya Medical College, Bhilai Administration has reserved 50% for State Domicile Category students, 35% seats are for Management Quota. According to the NMC guidelines, 15% of seats are reserved for NRI/Foreign Category. 

As far as the Postgraduate seat matrix in Shri Shankaracharya Medical College, Bhilai is concerned, 50% of total intake is reserved under Govt. quota for state domicile Category, and for the Management quota, 35% of total seats are reserved. 

There is a separate Management/NRI quota under which candidates across the globe can claim an MD/MS seat in the 15% NRI quota. Necessary details along with course streams are mentioned below.

          ProgramsState Docmicile QuotaManagement QuotaNRI/AIQ Quota
MBBS7552            23

SSIMS, Bhilai: MBBS Admission Process

Being the Premier Medical College in Chhattisgarh, Shri Shankaracharya Medical College, Bhilai offers Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery. The college offers an MBBS Program that carries a duration of 4.5 years of Academic Course and 1 year of Mandatory Internship. The entire duration of the course is 5.5 years. 

Aspirants seeking admission to SSIMS, Bhilai need to qualify for NEET-UG. Candidates are required to go through a centralized Counselling process conducted by DME, Raipur. Students need to visit for participating in the counselling process. 

All rounds of Counselling are held online. However, if seats remain vacant after the Final/Mop-Up Round of Counselling conducted by DME, Raipur then Candidates are called as per their NEET Rank for the stray round of Counselling conducted by the college itself as per the guidelines laid down by the NMC, New Delhi. The entire Counselling process has been discussed in the article. Candidates then need to report to the college with certain essential documents.

Course NameBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Popular NameMBBS
Duration 5.5 Yrs including 1 year of Mandatory Internship
Eligibility NEET-UG
Total Intake                                                  150

SSIMS, Bhilai: MD/MS Admission Process

Being the Top Medical College in Haryana, Shri Shankaracharya Medical College, Bhilai is widely acclaimed for its postgraduate courses in Medical Science. SSIMS, Bhilai offers MD Degree in 5 distinct branches. 

SSIMS offers Community Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, and more specialties with a duration of 3 years. Students across the state seriously look forward to earning MD and MS degrees from SSIMS, Bhilai. 

Aspirants are supposed to have completed 1 year of mandatory Internship and must possess Provisional/Permanent Medical Registration from the respective medical council of the state before taking admission to any of the Postgraduate Courses in this reputed Medical Institute. 

Course NameDoctor of Medicine & Doctor of Surgery
Popular NameMD & MS
Duration 3 Years
Eligibility NEET-PG
Total Intake18

SSIMS, Bhilai: Courses Offered

Shri Shankaracharya Medical College a constituent of Shri Gangajali Education Society and affiliated with Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Memorial Health Sciences and Ayush University, Raipur is offering several courses in distinct specializations in Medicine. Currently, the college is offering MBBS at the UG level. Details of MBBS Course and Fees are mentioned below.   

  • MBBS Fees Details:  (For Yr. 2021-22)
ParticularsFees Per Annum
For State Domicile Merit Quota (50%) Rs. 6,45,156 /-
For Management Quota (35%) Rs. 15,00,000 /-
For NRI Quota USD $35,000
Admission Fee (One-Time)Rs. 7,000 /-
Security Deposit (Refundable)Rs. 20,000 /-
Hostel and Mess FeesRs. 2,00,000 /-
Miscellaneous FeeRs. 20,000 /-
Student Welfare FeesRs. 15,000 /-
Clinical and Transportation FeesRs. 60,000 /-

Total of Rs. 9,73,156 /- needs to be paid at the time of admission by DD, in favor of “SSIMS College-1”.

  • PG Seat Details and Fees:  (For Yr. 2021-22)
              PG ProgramsTotal SeatsPer Annum Fees
MD Biochemistry04
Tuition fees and other charges will be updated soon.
MD Physiology02
MD Pathology05
MD Microbiology03
MD Community Medicine04

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