Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, established in 1923 is the oldest medical college in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The College is affiliated to the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada and is recognized by the Medical Council of India. 

It offers a wide range of UG, PG , super speciality and diploma courses, the admission to which are completely based on the students’ rank in the NEETNEET-PG and NEET-SS exams. Moreover, the college is attached to some of the top government teaching hospitals in Visakhapatnam, which includes colleges such as, King George Hospital (KGH) Government Chest Hospital, Government ENT, Regional Eye Hospital and Government Hospital for Mental Care, Visakhapatnam, etc.

Andhra Medical College Visakhapatnam Highlights

Established | Type 1923 | Public
Recognized by Medical Council of India
Affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada (NTRUHS)
Courses offered UG and PG
Admission criteria Entrance-based
Accepted test scores NEET, NEET-PG, and NEET-SS
Intake UG: 250 and PG: 212
Facilities available Hostel, Library, Medical, Auditorium etc.
Official website| Contact| +91 891 2561157

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam Courses

The institute offers the MBBS course in UG, and MD, MS and Diploma courses in PG. It also offers M.Ch and DM as super specialty courses. The following table shows the details of all the courses:

Courses Details
MBBS Duration: 4.5 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with science stream with minimum 50%
Intake: 200
Selection criteria: NEET
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MD/ MS Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MBBS Intake: MD- 108, MS- 47
Specialization: Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, General Medicine, Microbiology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis, Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine, Anatomy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Anatomy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, ENT, General Surgery, Orthopaedics.
Selection criteria: NEET PG
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Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: MBBS
Intake: 41
Specializations: Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy; Anaesthesia; Child Health; Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Ophthalmology; Laryngology; Psychological Medicine; Public Health; Radio Therapy; Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
Selection criteria: NEET PG

DM Course Type: Super speciality
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MD/MS/PG Diploma
Intake: 13
Specialization: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology.
Selection criteria: NEET-SS
M.CH Course Type: Super speciality
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MD/MS/PG Diploma
Intake: 8
Specialization: Neuro Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
Selection criteria: NEET-SS

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Andhra Medical College Visakhapatnam Admission

Admission to all its courses are based on marks obtained in entrance examinations like NEET, NEET PG and NEET SS.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Register with necessary details like name, place, email, contact information etc
  • Payment of application fees
  • Print of the application form
  • The student may fill seats of choice when counseling begins online

Documents required

The aspiring students must submit the following documents to avail an admission into the college:

  • NEET/ NEET PG/ NEET SS Hall ticket (Depending on the courses they are applying)
  • NEET/ NEET PG/ NEET SS Scorecard and Rank card (Depending on the courses they are applying)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Intermediate Certificate or plus two
  • MBBS degree Certificate (For PG courses)
  • MBBS Consolidated Marksheets (For PG Courses)
  • Caste Certificate (Only for students from reserved category)

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam Facilities

  • Library:  The college has a fully air-conditioned Central Library spread over 3400 sq. metres of land. The library is well equipped with a 24 hours reading room with a capacity of 200 students at a time.
  • Laboratories: The college has six well equipped laboratories which are being used by the students of different specializations, the laboratories are well equipped with some of the latest technologies. The institute has also a fully equipped Central research lab which is under control of the Principal
  • Medical: The college has some state-of-the-art medical facilities which includes well equipped Intensive Care Units (ICU), Intensive Coronary Care Units (ICCU), Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), SICU, IRCU and Burns Unit.
  • Hostel and Staff Quarters: The college provides separate hostel and mess facilities for both boys and girls. The college also provides staff quarters to all its faculties.

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam Faculty

Andhra Medical College has some highly esteemed faculty members across all its 31 departments. Most of them are Doctorates. The college also invites some renowned personalities as visiting faculties. There are an adequate number of faculties including more than 9 PhD holders who have studied from top notch universities abroad. 

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Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam Notable Alumni

Passed outs of the Institution have been able to put their mark in the diverse areas including in the Academics and in the sports and other extracurricular activities like sports both within the country and abroad. Since its inception, the College has been successfully producing some of the most skilled surgeons. Some of the eminent personalities who were once part of this institute includes:

  • Sangeetha Kalanidhi, (General Physician and recipient of Padma Bhushan)
  • Hilda Mary Lazarus, (Ex Principal of AMC)
  • M. G. Kini, (Eminent Professor of Orthopedics)
  • V. Ramalingaswami (Eminent Nutritional Scientist and recipient of Padma Bhushan)
  •  P. Brahmayya Sastry, (Eminent Professor of Physiology)
  • P. Kutumbaiah, (Eminent Professor of Medicine)
  • Kakarla Subba Rao, (Director of Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences)
  • L. Suryanarayana, Professor of Surgery, (Vice-Chancellor, NTR University of Health Sciences.
  • P. Siva Reddy (Director of Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital)
  • Ponduri Venkata Ramana (Director of Institute of Preventive Medicine)
  • Sonti Dakshina Murthy, (Eminent Professor of Social and Preventive Medicine)
  • Ranganadha Rao, (First urologist of Andhra Pradesh)
  • Raman Viswanathan, (Eminent Chest physician and Padma Bhushan awardee)

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam FAQs

Ques. What is the fee structure of the courses?

Ans. Students aspiring to pursue MBBS have to pay INR 55,293 per annum, for MD courses fees per year is INR 10,000.

Ques. Is it good to pursue an MBBS from Andhra Medical College?

Ans. Andhra Medical College is the oldest medical college in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh, the college has its own legacy. Students pursued MBBS from this college are very well settled in India and abroad. Moreover, the college is blessed with some very well qualified faculties which makes it a dream college for many of the aspirants.

Ques. What is the cut off for getting into the MBBS course in the college?

Ans. Students from open categories have to score 562 for getting into the MBBS course of the college.