AIZAWL, July 29 - Mizoram Institute of Medical Education & Research (MIMER), the first medical college in Mizoram, is all set to begin regular classes near here from August 7 next, the college authority said.
Of the total 100 seats, 70 are reserved for locals. Of the State quota, admission has been done for 62 seats, while 14 of the 15 seats reserved for NRIs have been filled.
�Fifteen seats are reserved for Central pool. We have not been informed how many students have been admitted under the Central quota,� an official said. Admission at the institute has been done through NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test).
The medical college will start with three courses � anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.
The State Government will have to spend around Rs 50 crore annually, for running the new medical college. It has already appointed former Chief Justice of Tripura High Court T Vaiphei as chairman of the fee fixation committee.