Nellore: AC Subba Reddy Government Medical College after having come under the Medical Council of India (MCI), scanner has been denied a hundred and fifty seats for the academic year 2017-18. The apex educational body has cited infrastructural deficiencies and inadequate teaching facilities as reasons for denying the college the above mentioned seats for the next academic session.
The MCI officiating team said the medical college did not come up to the requisite standards, as per norms during the inspection. Further, the MCI team observed that 25 professor posts and 45 assistant professor posts in the college lay vacant, making approval an impossible proposition
Shortage of nurses in the district headquarters hospital attached to the medical college, defective CT scan and X-ray machine; less number of investigations in microbiology and pathology wings, poor outpatient turnout and low inpatient admissions were some of the other observations of the inspecting team,which made it refrain from giving the college permission for the 150 seat requested for.