950 More Medical Seats from This Year

Published: 14th July 2014 08:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th July 2014 08:14 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Arrangements are being made for the smooth conduct of MBBS counselling slated to begin on August 5, health and medical education minister Kamineni Srinivas has said.

“Discussions are on with the Telangana government to sort out issues, if any, in this regard,” he said and hoped that admission process will not be delayed.

At a news conference at the BJP state office in Vijayawada Sunday, the minister said that due to the Central government’s support as many as 950 additional MBBS seats had been allotted to Andhra Pradesh by the Medical Council of India (MCI) this year.

While 650 seats are in government medical colleges and 300 in private medical colleges.

Allocations

Government medical college (Nellore) - 150

Padmavathi Medical College (Tirupati) - 150

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (Ongole) - 100

Siddartha Medical College (Vijayawada) - 50

Government Medical College (Guntur) - 50

SV Medical College (Tirupati) - 50

Rangaraya Medical College (Kakinada) - 50

Andhra Medical College (Vishakapatnam) - 50

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