Skip to main content

Each district to get one medical college; 2,400 MBBS seats to be added

The Telangana government has focused on medical education. With CM KCR‌ overseeing the medical health department, he is making quick decisions regarding the new medical college.
Medical College
Each district to get one medical college

Arrangements are being made to reach the target of establishing a medical college for the district. This will give more students the opportunity to pursue medical education. The joint state has Osmania, Gandhi and Kakatiya colleges as well as government medical colleges at Adilabad and Nizamabad. After the formation of Telangana, the government set up new colleges at Mahabubnagar, Siddipet, Nalla Gonda and Suryapet. In addition, there are currently 9 government medical colleges. They have 1,640 MBBS seats. In the next two years, a total of 2,400 MBBS seats will be available, up from 1,200 in the first year and 1,200 in the second year, officials said.

150 seats in each college
Colleges will be set up at Sangareddy, Mahabubabad, Manchiryala, Vanaparthi, Bhadradri, Kottagudem, Jagittala, Nagar Kurnool and Ramagundam in 2022–23. The government has already decided to set up new medical colleges in 2023-24 in Vikarabad, Sirisilla, Jayashankar Bhupalpally and Kamareddy districts as well as in four other districts. 150 MBBS seats will be available in each medical college. A senior official of the medical health department said that they would apply to the Center seeking permission for 8 medical colleges before September 28. The remaining 8 colleges will apply for the year 2022.


Published date : 20 Sep 2021 04:57PM