Telangana Has 11 Govt, 23 Private Medical Colleges
The total intake is 4,790, and 1,640 of them are government seats.
Hyderabad | 18th September 2019
The Telangana medical, health and family welfare minister Etala Rajender on Wednesday said that the government had set up four government medical colleges after the formation of the Telangana state.
Replying to a question in the State Assembly, he said that the Telangana region had had only five government medical colleges before being made a separate State, and four more had been set up since then, in Siddipet, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda and Suryapeta.
Each medical college had 150 MBBS seats, he added.
He also said that the Center had also set up a medical college under the aegis of ESIC.
The Minister also said that the MPs of the State had fought in Parliament and got an AIIMS set up at Bibinagar.
He said that thus the State now had 11 government medical colleges and 23 private medical colleges, with a total intake of 4,790.
Of the total seats, 1,640 were government seats, he added.
Rajender said that the government had also filled up top posts in the various medical colleges, including those of Professors and Assistant Professors.
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