Guntur: The Guntur Medical College’s proposal for a sanctioning of 45 additional PG medical seats to the Medical Council of India is being looked at optimistically by the college authorities, who are confident of getting a Council nod.The college is in a state of readiness for making the necessary arrangements to fulfil the criteria of norms of the medical education regulator. The college has applied for additional seats in orthopaedics, general surgery, gynaecology, paediatrics and general medicine.
It was after the MCI made suggestions to colleges to apply for additional PG seats, that the government medical colleges of the state went ahead with the applications.
The decision of the government to increase PG seats came after bifurcation of the state of Andhra Pradesh, as most of the super speciality courses went Telangana’s way.Keeping this aspect in mind, the Council has decided to grant additional seats, reports Hans India
Principal, Guntur Medical College, Dr G Subba Rao informed that the college has sent a proposal to the Medical Council of India to sanction 45 additional PG seats. He said a team was going to New Delhi soon to complete formalities with the MCI. Mr Rao was confident that the college will get additional PG seats for the next academic year.