NEET-PG: Telangana Gets 27 PG Medical Seats

Published: | March 07, 2018
NEET-PG: Telangana Gets 27 PG Medical Seats
  • Government medical colleges in Telangana have secured permission from MCI to offer 27 post-graduate medical seats.
  • At present, State-run teaching hospitals including Osmania and Gandhi in Hyderabad and Kakatiya Medical College in Warangal offer 677 PG medical seats.

For the first time, government medical colleges in Telangana have secured permission from MCI (Medical Council of India) to offer 27 PG medical seats in one go. MCI has officially approved the additional 27 seats and an official notification on the same was sent to the state government on March 06, 2018.

Additional PG Seats Approved by MCI: -

Name of the College

Name of the Course

Total No. Of Additional Seats Approved

Gandhi Medical College

Anaesthesiology

01

Pulmonary Medicine

02

Kakatiya Medical College

Dermatology

01

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

05

Radio Diagnosis

03

ENT and Ophthalmology

01

Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences

Anaesthesiology

06

Osmania Medical College

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

04

ENT

03

Also Read: Telangana Govt. to Provide Free NEET Coaching to Government Intermediate Students

The total number of PG medical seats across government and private medical colleges across Telangana is 1,477. At present, government medical colleges including Gandhi Medical College, Osmania Medical College and Kakatiya Medical College offer 677 seats in PG medical courses. Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences offers 72 PG medical seats.

Apart from the above-mentioned PG seats offered by government medical colleges, private medical colleges offer 728 PG and diploma seats. However, 50% (328) of seats in private medical colleges are available in convenor quota. The rest of the 50% of seats come under management quota of private PG medical colleges.

Also Read: Telangana Joins National Pool of NEET for UG and PG Medical Admissions

On March 02, 2018, Health Minister of Telangana, Mr. Lakshma Reddy conducted a review meeting on NEET-based admission process for PG medical courses. He assured that the admission process will be conducted in a fair manner.

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