Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 2016 – The state of Andhra Pradesh offers the best education to students in every field. Andhra Pradesh is steadily improving the medical aspect of their education domain by building up their medical and dental courses in different institutes. Andhra Pradesh is slowly rising in the All India Ranking of Medical Institutes with a number of institutes emerging to provide aspirants proper medical education. The state of Andhra Pradesh will be conducting its state level examination for admission of new medical students. Andhra Pradesh is one of the three states of India who have been exempted from following the Supreme Court’s orders regarding centralized medical entrance examinations. The reason for exemption is that these three states were neither involved in AIPMT nor will they be with NEET. The admissions will be done based on the state level entrance examination and the eligibility criteria set by the state government.
The private medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh have more strength in numbers than the public ones. The top most ranked medical college in Andhra Pradesh is Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam with a state ranking of AAAA followed by Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati with a state ranking of AAA+. Among the private medical institutes of Andhra Pradesh, the top-ranked institute is GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam with the state ranking of AA+.
Top 5 Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 2016
|S.NO||NAME OF THE COLLEGE||PUBLIC/PRIVATE||NO. OF SEATS||ESTIMATED FEES PER ANNUM (IN RS.)|
|1||Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam||Public||200||Rs. 14,000|
|2||Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati||Public||100||Not available|
|3||GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam||Private||150||Rs. 15,60,000|
|4||Ranga Raya Medical College, Kakinada||Public||150||Rs. 7,017|
|5||Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool||Public||200||Not available|
The state of Andhra Pradesh offers a variety of medical institutes for all aspirants. Andhra Pradesh will be conducting their own state level medical entrance examination as the NEET eligibility rule is not applicable in this state. Candidates will have to secure the minimum required scores in the state level examination and fulfil all the eligibility criteria set by the state to qualify for the counselling process. Seats will be allotted to the candidates after document verification and medical examination.
Andhra Pradesh has total 33 Private/Government medical institutes which offer 4650 seats to all medical aspirants. 12 government medical institutes are available for applicants who want admission in government seats. Total 1900 government medical seats are currently vacant each year to take in eligible students. The top government medical colleges are Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam followed by Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati and Ranga Raya Medical Colleg, Kakinada.
All private institutes of Andhra Pradesh will be conducting their own counselling sessions to admit students into their institutes. All candidates who wish for admission in a private institute can apply among the 21 available private medical institutes of Andhra Pradesh which offer 2950 seats. Some of the private medical colleges of Andhra Pradesh are GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chittoor, Viswabharti Medical College, Kurnool and more.
The state ranking given above is based on the ranking done by Careers360