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Telangana, Andhra: 8 new medical colleges this year

Telangana, Andhra: 8 new medical colleges this year

With the Supreme court declining the petition of Vyapam whistleblower Anand Rai, 8 new medical colleges will be given a chance to admission. These include 3 medical colleges in Telangana and 5 medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

The Supreme Court  rejected a PIL seeking the quashing of three orders by the Justice Lodha-headed Oversight Committee for allegedly arrogating to itself the powers of the central government while granting approval to 25 new medical colleges.

Read more: SC junks PIL questioning Justice Lodha panels nod to new medical colleges 

With this, these medical colleges will be allowed to take students. President of AP Medical Colleges Association G Bhaskar Rao told Deccan Chronicle  that  these colleges will fill up the convenor quota seats in the second phase counseling of EAMCET for 2016-17. The seats coming under B-Category will be filled based on the NEET ranks, he said.

The 5 medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh include

  • Maharaja (Vizianagaram),
  • Gayatri (Visakhapatnam),
  • Vishwabharathi (Kurnool);
  • NIMRA (Vijayawada) and
  • Fatima (Kadapa).

The three medical colleges in Telangana include

  •  Mahaveer Institute of Medical Sciences at Vikarabad,
  • Maheshwara Medical College at Patancheru and
  • RVM Institute of Medical Sciences in Medak.

Source: with inputs
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