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Medical education is a miracle for poor students

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Amaravati

With the process of MBBS/BDS admission process to start shortly tension prevails in the students aspiring for pursing medical education.

The fee for government and private medical colleges under convener quota is 50 per cent and the fee per annum is Rs.10,000 but under the management quota, it goes to Rs.12.20 lakh according to sources.

There are 2,850 seats under convener quota and out of which 1,750 seats in government medical colleges and 1,100 seats in private medical colleges. As many as 1,150 seats are under management quota.

With the ‘B’ category (convener quota) seats of 10 per cent that were handed over to private medical colleges management, the meritorious poor students are left with no option except to depend on convener quota or management quota. Under management quota, 35% seats were added and the NRI quota of 15% the fee ranges from Rs.2.5 crore to Rs.3 crore according to sources. With this, poor students who wish to pursue medical education has become a miracle.

The State government has accorded deemed status to GITAM University. With this, it will not have convener quota seats. If it is not a deemed university, 50% of the seats would have to be allotted under convener quota that gives way to the poor students to get admission.

As of now, as many as 20,551 students have registered for ‘A’ category seats that comes to an end by Wednesday evening 5pm. Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Registrar Dr.S.Appalanaidu said that 18,500 students have paid the fee. He said students can apply for ‘B’ category and NRI seats by July 19. It may be recalled that 17,500 applications received for MBBS/BDS courses seats so far as on Tuesday.


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