NAHARLAGUN, Jul 18: The Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIH&MS), Naharlagun has completed counselling for the first batch of MBBS students here on Tuesday last.
With 1 August marked as the date of start of the academic session, the TRIH&MS authorities are confident that of the 40 seats, 39 will be allotted in the first batch.
The Medical Council of India (MCI) had earlier on 15 May, granted letter of permission to the TRIHMS for starting the college from this year with an intake of 50 MBBS students. Of the 50 seats, eight have been reserved for students from central pool, while two seats have been allotted under NRI quota.
TRIH&MS authorities have on Wednesday, informed that students will have to undergo medical examination at TRIH&MS hospital in Naharlagun between 19 to 21 July next, then furnish their medical reports to a TRIH&MS hospital-constituted seven member state standing medical board, which will be held on 23 July next.
The TRIH&MS authorities have further stated seat allotment order against the students will be later issued by the Director of Higher and Technical Education (DH&TE).