LIST OF TOP MEDICAL COLLEGES IN ANDHRA PRADESH BASED ON 2020 RANKING

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Andhra Pradesh is a place for best and decent medical colleges in India. The top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh offer both UG and PG medical education. There are a total 36 colleges here, out of which 24 are private and 12 are public medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

  • The list of these top colleges includes Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, GITAM, Visakhapatnam and Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, among multiple others.
  • One of the institutes providing distance education is Government Degree College, Srikakulam.
  • Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati is ranked as the best medical college in Andhra Pradesh by many ranking agencies.
  • The state has 2 dedicated colleges offering medicine in distance education mode.

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Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Rankings

Various ranking agencies release the list of top medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh on the basis of different parameters every year. These rankings are based on parameters like Perception of the University, Teacher-Student Ratio, Placement Reports, Faculty Quality and many more. Many ranking agencies release separate ranking lists for Private medical colleges and Government medical colleges.

Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF is the initialism for National Institutional Ranking Framework. It is the national ranking agency for colleges and universities in Andhra Pradesh and is run by the Ministry of HRD, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Listed below are the top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh in 2020 according to the NIRF survey:

COLLEGE NAME

NIRF ALL INDIA RANK 2020

NIRF ALL INDIA RANK 2019

CHANGE

AVERAGE ANNUAL FEES

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati

38

29

-9

INR 67,900

NIRF has ranked Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences as the best Medical college in Tirupati city of Andhra Pradesh. The institute was founded in 1993.

  • Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati grabbed 38th All India Rank among all the top medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh, as per the NIRF 2020 survey.
  • Other premier institutes participated in this list are GITAM, Visakhapatnam and Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati has topped in Andhra Pradesh from not listing in 2018 ranking.

NIRF bases its rankings on 5 different parameters. The following chart shows the comparison of the weightage allotted to these parameters.

NIRF Ranking Parameters and Weightage

Source: NIRF Official Website

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Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Admission Process

There are a total of 36 Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh out of which 24 are private Medical colleges and 12 are public. These colleges give admissions mainly on the basis of top medical entrance exam NEET

Number of Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh
Mentioned below are some of the top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh and their details:

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati is the best Medical college in Andhra Pradesh and is ranked 38th among all the top Medical in India. The institute has also been ranked as the best college in Andhra Pradesh for the learning experience.

  • Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati was established in 1993 and was maintained by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. It is referred to as a tertiary care referral centre and a jewel in the crown of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.
  • SVIMS has been recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) since 2003 for conducting various DM, MCh, MD courses.
  • In 2006, the Government of India included SVIMS as one of the institutions for upgrading at par with AIIMS, New Delhi.

GITAM Visakhapatnam

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam is the most popular Medical college in Andhra Pradesh with state of the art equipment and most efficient teaching faculty. The institute has also settled in the top of private colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

  • GITAM was established in 1980 under the affiliation of Andhra University, later it was recognised as a deemed university by UGC in the year 2007. It was recognised for offering various courses including Medicine.
  • The institute offers multiple medical courses based on GMET (GITAM Medical Entrance Test).
  • It also offers special postdoctoral certificate courses and senior residency.

Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Entrance Exam Wise

Admissions in Andhra Pradesh Medical colleges are done mainly through entrance exams like NEET and NEET PG. Some institutes might admit students on the basis of merit or through some quota offered by them. Listed below are some of the top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh entrance exam wise.

Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh Accepting NEET Score

NEET or National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test is conducted for admissions in colleges of India for the courses of UG and PG Medical courses. The exam is generally conducted in the month of May.

  • NEET exam is conducted in offline mode and has a duration of 3 hours. There are three sections: Physics - 45, Chemistry - 45, Biology - 90 questions each. A correct response gives the candidate 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. No marks are deducted if the candidate has not attempted a question.
  • NEET score is accepted by 422+ colleges and 16 colleges in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The National Testing Agency is the conducting body for the NEET exam.

Category

Quota

Mode

Gender

Amount

General, OBC

-

Online and Offline

Male

INR 1,400

ST, SC

-

Online and Offline

Transgender, Female, Male

INR 750

General, ST, SC, OBC

PWD

Online and Offline

Transgender, Female, Male

INR 750

Following are some of the top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh accepting NEET score:

  • RangaRaya Medical College, Kakinada
  • Andhra Medical College (Andhra University), Visakhapatnam
  • Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Foundation, East Godavari
  • Katuri Medical College and Hospital, Guntur
  • Gsl Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry

Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh NEET Cutoff

Given below is the NEET cut off for 2018 for the Government medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh:

Name of College

UR

OBC

SC

ST

NEET Rank

NEET Score

NEET Rank

NEET Score

NEET Rank

NEET Score

NEET Rank

NEET Score

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam

5414

562

 –

41782

455

47168

445

Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool

8917

543

 –

28694

482

41643

455

Guntur Medical College, Guntur

7959

548

 –

47628

444

41632

455

Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada

8900

543

 –

62273

421

52192

437

Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada

9302

541

 –

58010

427

59686

425

ACSR Govt Medical College, Nellore

9465

541

59114

526

61596

422

SVIMS – Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women, Tirupati

9571

540

 –

62367

421

60093

424

Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati

8673

544

 –

54243

433

43803

451

Government Medical College, Anantapur

9827

539

 –

61447

422

62002

421

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa

9514

540

 –

60953

423

51746

437

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Srikakulam

9694

540

 –

62135

421

62214

421

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Ongole

9862

539

 –

62377

421

62035

421

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Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: Specialization Wise

There are a total of 57 specializations offered at Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Given below is a brief about the same:

Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh for Medicine

MD Medicine is a two-year postgraduate course that studies medicine in detail. This is one of the specialties under the medical stream that teaches and prepares future doctors. In the course of this study, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.

The course fee ranges between INR 1-2 lacs for the total duration. The probable salaries offered to successful postgraduates in this field are between INR 3-6 lacs per annum.

Some of the top medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh for Medicine are:

  • Maharajah’s Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Kurnool Medical College
  • Katuri Medical College and Hospital
  • NRI Medical College
  • Guntur Medical College

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Top Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh: FAQs

Ques. Which college is best for Medical in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. Some of the best engineering colleges in India are:

  • King George's Medical University, Lucknow
  • Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • Era's Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow

Ques. How many Medical colleges are there in Andhra Pradesh?

Ans. There are 36 colleges in AP out of which 17 colleges offer Medicine.

Ques. What is the cost of doing a Medical?

Ans. It differs based on the university varies from INR 1-77 lakh

Ques. What is the cut off mark for NEET?

Ans. NEET cut off score 2019 for General category candidates is 50 percentile while 40 percentile for OBC/ SC/ ST

Ques. Is there Medicine at Andhra Medical College (Andhra University), Visakhapatnam?

Ans. It offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medicine courses

Ques. Which private college is best for Medical?

Ans. GITAM, Visakhapatnam is the best private college for Medicine

Ques. Which college is best for Medical in East Godavari?

Ans. RangaRaya Medical College, Kakinada is the best medical school in East Godavari.

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