Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences Palghar Admissions 2021.

Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences Palghar Admissions 2021.

Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences is the newest established medical institute in the Palghar district in the state of Maharashtra. The college is popularly known as VIMS and this is the very recent privately established medical institute in the district of Palghar.

VIMS was established in 2017 and affiliated to ‘Maharashtra University of Health Sciences’ i.e. MUHS, Nashik. The college is well approved by the National Medical Commission (Earlier MCI). Currently, VIMS offers MBBS at the Undergraduate level. The duration of the course is 5.6 yrs including 1 year of Mandatory Internship. The Institution has an excellent academic atmosphere, excellent culture, and the best infrastructural facilities provided to the students of the college itself.

Name of the InstituteVedanta Institute of Medical Sciences 
Popular NameVIMS, Palghar 
Location Saswand, Dhundalwadi, Palghar, Maharashtra- 401606
Official Website     
Year of Establishment2017
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 
Counselling BodyDMER, Mumbai

Eligibility Criteria

Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences offers MBBS at the Undergraduate level. VIMS, Palghar 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 Course in VIMS, Palghar, 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. 

Admission Process

All the admissions to the Medical Course in VIMS, Palghar are strictly based on merit gained in the All India Entrance Exam i.e. NEET-UG. 

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

Seat Matrix:

As per the guidelines laid down by NMC (Earlier MCI) and the relaxation given by the Govt. of Maharashtra, Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences, Palghar offers admission to the Undergraduate 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                      150

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: 

Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences, Palghar 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 VIMS, Palghar need to qualify NEET-UG followed by the Counselling conducted by Maharashtra CET. Candidates can visit the official website at

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 Intake150

Course Offered 

Vedanta Institute of Medical Sciences is offering a full-time MBBS Program in Medicine. Presently, the college is offering ‘Recognised’ seats in MBBS at the Undergraduate level. The course, respective duration, total intake in the course, and Fees are mentioned below.   

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

ParticularsOpen Category   (INR)NRI/Institutional Quota    (INR)
Tuition Fees        Rs. 16,60,000            Rs. 38,00,000
Hostel Fees        Rs. 1,00,000            Rs. 1,00,000
Caution DepositRs. 25,000  (Refundable)        Rs. 25,000  (Refundable)
MUHS Eligibility Fee          Rs. 66,600              Rs. 66,600
Total Fees/Annum      Rs. 18,51,600          Rs. 39,91,600

Hospital for Clinical Practice:

Vedanta Hospital & Research Center is an integral part of the Medical College itself. VIMS, Palghar has all facilities for theoretical knowledge. Besides it, there is a Multispecialty general hospital equipped with 350 beds. The hospital was established in the same year 2017 as the foundation of the medical college. There are several departments in the hospital to provide hands-on clinical practice to the pursuing students. Some significant facilities provided by Vedanta Hospital & Research Center are mentioned below.  

  • An advanced and ultra-modern OPD and several IPDs are there in the hospital. OPDs are spacious enough to care for 650 patients per day by the expert team of Physicians and Surgeons of respective departments.
  • Advanced Imaging Radiology center inbuilt in the hospital that is equipped with X-Ray, Sonography, Vaccination, and all blood-urine investigations at a very reasonable rate.
  • Several Laparoscopic and other related operations are performed in the hospital at a very nominal rate.
  • Vedantaa Hospital & Research Center, Palghar is facilitated with a well-equipped and modern Casualty department. Emergency cases and complex surgeries are performed on critically ill patients along with post-surgery care.
  • The Hospital has a Pharmacy store that runs round the clock to serve IPDs patients and patients treated in separate departments of the hospital.
  • Vedantaa Hospital & Research Center has a central clinical laboratory where investigation support is rendered by CCL specialties such as Biochemistry, Pathology, Hematology, and clinical microbiology. There are very frequently Internal and External quality control programs are executed by the expert team of clinical pathologists.
  • The Hospital is facilitated with 3 ultra-modern and advanced operation theatres. Each OT is allotted separately for distinct surgical departments that function throughout the day.
  • There is a dedicated demonstration room along with a practical hall for teaching purposes. VIMS, Palghar firmly believes in imparting clinical exposure and Hands-on clinical practice to its students so that to transform them into expert medical professionals.

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