Post Graduate Medical & Dental Courses Rules, 2013 1


G.O.Ms.No. 93 Dated:  01-07-2013 In  pursuance  of  the  judgment  of  Hon’ble  Supreme  Court  of  India dt. 12-8-2005 in Appeal (Civil) No. 5041 of 2005 filed by P.A. Inamdar Vs. State of Maharashtra (AIR 2005 SC 3226), discussions were held with the Private Unaided Non-Minority Medical / Dental Colleges in the State of A.P. for the Postgraduate Degree and Diploma courses i.e., MD/MS/MDS/Diploma/ Super Speciality Courses, a consensual arrangement was arrived in adopting the admission   policy   and   seat   matrix   for   the   Competent   authority   seats /Management seats in private Unaided Non-Minority Medical / Dental Colleges in the State.

The  State Government and the Private Managements of professional colleges,     since   then,   having   worked   out   periodically   under   consensual arrangements,   providing   for   seat   sharing,   process   of   admissions   and determination   of   fee   structure;   and   said   ‘arrangements   /   consensual agreements,  were  given  effect  to  by  issuance  of  necessary  notifications/ executive orders by the state Government in GO s 3rd , 4th  , 6th    and 7th  read above.

The  Government have examined the  representation 9th  read above of the A.P. Private Medical and Dental Colleges Managements Association  agreed to continue the  consensual arrangement for the ensuing academic year as well. After an extensive consultation process, keeping in view the need for effectively implementing the Reservation Policy of the State, as well as facilitating better access to professional courses to the students of State of Andhra Pradesh, in consonance with Article 371-D(2)(c) in the Constitution of India and also to maintain ‘the imparting of quality  education’ to the student community, while also ensuring quality health care in teaching hospitals , subject to the Medical Council of India guidelines, have decided to provide for a consensual agreement’; as stated hereunder

During  the  deliberations,  there  were  several  opinions  as  to  the inadequacy of funding due to implementation of Sixth Pay Commission’s pay scales in private educational institutions and also under the current high costs of imparting quality education.  In view of the larger interest of the students and at the same time ensuring the   viability of the institutions and their growth by providing  appropriate  minimum  of  funding  and  to  take  all  steps  that  are necessary to give legal sanction for the arrangements; and keeping in view the time constraint and the need to achieve certainty, the members of private Institutions having met and deliberated on the request made; resolved to adopt a policy in line with reservation policy of the State in consonance with Article 371-D(2)(c) in the Constitution of India and participate and contribute to the welfare  measures  of  the  State.  Accordingly  it  was  decided  under  due authorization by the members of the Association as it is agreed now between “the Government” and by “the Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges Management  of  A.P.”  that  following  CONSENSUAL  AGREEMENT,  set  out  in detailed  terms/conditions  of  agreement  as  hereunder,  being  within  the framework   of   law   as   contemplated   under   P.A   Inamdar’s   decision,   be implemented for the Post Graduate Courses / Super Speciality Courses from the academic year 2013-14 with specific conditions, as set out hereunder:

The following notification shall be published in the Extraordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh Gazettte dated: 04.07.2013.

N O T I F I C A T I O N

In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 3 and 15 of the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Prohibition of Capitation Fee) Act, 1983 (A.P. Act No: 5 of 1983), and in supercession of the orders issued in GOs 3rd , 4th   , 6th and 7th read above,  the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following Rules for admission into the Post Graduate Professional Courses in Medical and Dental / Super Speciality Courses in Un- aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions in the State:

1.       Short title, applicability and commencement:-

(i)       These rules may be called the Andhra Pradesh Un-aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions (Regulation of Admissions into Post Graduate Medical and Dental Professional Courses / Super Speciality Courses) Rules, 2013.

(ii)      They shall apply to all Un-aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions imparting Post Graduate / Super Speciality Courses Professional Education in Medical and Dental courses for which admissions shall be made to the “Competent authority seats”, and “Management seats” in such manner as prescribed herein.

(iii)     These Rules shall come into force from the academic year 2013-14.

2.       Definitions:-

1.  In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires;

i)        “Act”   means   the   Andhra   Pradesh   Educational   Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Prohibition of Capitation Fee) Act, 1983 (A.P. Act No. 5 of 1983)

ii)       “Competent Authority” means the Vice Chancellor, NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada.

iii)       “Committee for Admissions” means the Committee nominated by the Competent Authority to select and make allotment of candidates to Professional Institutions offering P.G.Medical and Dental Courses / Super Speciality Courses in the State for Admissions in accordance with the rules laid down.

iv)      “Common Entrance Test” means, the examination conducted by NTR UHS for assigning rank or merit to candidates, which will be the basis for admission of the candidates into the Post Graduate Courses / Super Speciality Courses concerned in various Un-aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions in the State.

v)        “Competent Authority Seats” means the seats earmarked from out of the sanctioned intake of seats in each course and in each college to be filled by the Committee for Admissions.

vi)      “Management Seats” means the seats earmarked from out of the sanctioned intake of seats in each course to be filled by the Management        of    the    Un-aided    Non-Minority    Professional Institutions in such manner as may be prescribed by the Government or by the committee of admissions constituted by the Competent authority.

vii)      “Inspecting  Authority”  means  the  Authority  appointed  by  the Competent   Authority   for   inspecting   and   scrutinising   the Admissions of the candidates made in the Un-aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions.

viii)     “Institutions” means, unless otherwise specifically mentioned, all the Un-aided Non-Minority Professional Institutions imparting Professional Education in Medical and Dental courses.

ix)      “Local  Area”  means  the  territorial  jurisdiction  prescribed  for identifying the local candidate.

x)       “Local Candidate” means the Candidate in relation to the local area as specified in Presidential Order.

xi)      “Qualified  Candidate”  in  respect  of  seats  to  be  filled  by  the ‘Competent Authority’ means the candidate who has appeared for the Entrance Test for Post Graduate course / Super Speciality Courses admission and has been assigned ranking in the Common merit list.

xii)      “Qualifying Examination” means the examination of the minimum qualification prescribed which entitles one to seek admission into the relevant Professional Post Graduate Course / Super Speciality Courses

xiii)     Rule of reservation as defined by Social Welfare Department.

Words and expressions used but not defined in these rules shall have the same  meaning  as  assigned  to  them  in  the  Andhra  Pradesh  Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Prohibition of capitation fee) Act, 1983 (Act No. 5 of 1983) unless otherwise defined by the Government in Health Medical and Family Welfare Department or by the Competent Authority.

3)     Seat Sharing and  Admissions:-

i) The Association of Private Medical & Dental Colleges Management of AP members, imparting studies in Post Graduate education in Medical and Dental Sciences / Super Speciality Courses in their respective Institutions, would make available 50% of intake of their seats course wise; out of the total intake  available, in each of their member – Medical  and  Dental

G.O.Ms.No. 93 A.P.   Private   Medical ) Rules, 2013 Colleges,  to the Government’s PG CET Cell / Super Speciality CET, for counseling and allocation of seats; based on merit; as per ranking to be determined/assigned by the Common Entrance Test, being conducted by the Governmental agency – PGCET   or National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-PG / Super Speciality CET, as the case may be, and as per Rules framed for the purpose in accordance with the terms of this agreement.

ii)  The seat matrix regarding the Convener and Management quota seats in each speciality in each Medical /Dental College shall be prepared by the University every year before counseling and any additional seats permitted by the MCI/ DCI and the University will be included in the counseling process.

iii) If there is one seat in a speciality in a college , it shall be rotated between the Management and convener quota following the last years sequence. Similarly, if there are 3 seats, one seat for convener quota and one seat for Management quota will be allotted and the 3rd seat will be rotated between the Management and Convener quota following the last years sequence. If in a speciality one seat in degree and one seat in Diploma are available, the degree seat will be for Management and Diploma seat will be for convener quota and it will be vice-versa  in the next year between  the Management and Convener quota following the last year’s sequence.

iv) The unfilled seats after second and the final counseling for Competent authority seats shall be surrendered to Managements to fill them as Management quota seats.  If a candidate allotted a seat after second and the final counseling of the convener quota fails to join the course in a private college, that seat can be filled by the Management, treating it as a Management quota seat.

v) The 50% of the sanctioned intake of the seats (Management quota) shall be filled by the individual Private Un-aided Non-Minority Institutions with the eligible candidates in the order of merit in a manner that fulfils the test of being fair, transparent and non-exploitative.

vi) Weightage of 15% of marks is allotted to interviews while preparing the merit list “ to assess the candidate’s characters,  motivation and suitability for the medical profession and studies ”.

4)       Procedure for  Grant of  Admissions into  PG  [Medical,  Dental &  Super Specialty] Courses under the  Management Quota Seats

i) The individual college shall issue notification in two newspapers calling for applications for admission into Management Quota seats in PG Medical, Dental and  Super Specialty Courses also making a provision for downloading the application forms by the prospective candidates from the web-site of the colleges.

ii)         Information  regarding  seat  matrix  in  different  specialities  under Management quota shall be made available in the web-site of   the respective colleges.

iii) The College shall issue a receipt for the application form received.

iv)  a) Post Graduation Admissions :- Calling for interviews

The college shall scrutinize applications  received and prepare a list on the basis of the individual cumulative performance at the first, second and third MBBS examination and display the eligible list of the candidates in the college notice board and their respective colleges website indicating the  date and time of the interview to be attended by the respective candidates.

(b) Super Speciality admissions:- :- Calling for interviews

The college shall scrutinize applications  received and prepare a list on the  basis  of  the  individual  cumulative  performance  in  the  Post Graduate (MD/MS) University  Examination   and display the eligible list of the candidates in the college notice board and their respective colleges website indicating the  date and time of the interview to be attended by the respective candidates.

v)  (a)  Post Graduation Admissions:- Preparation of final merit list

A final merit list of candidates shall be prepared on the basis of individual’s cumulative performance at the first, second and third MBBS examination which shall carry 85% weightage and marks obtained by the candidate in the interview which shall carry 15% weightage and the same shall be tabulated and displayed on the notice board of the college and their  respective college website and be sent to the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences  for approval. The college shall admit the candidates strictly in the order of merit shown in the approved merit list.

(b)  Super Speciality admissions: – Preparation of final merit list

A final merit list of candidates shall be prepared on the basis of individual’s cumulative performance in the Post Graduate (MD / MS) University Examination which shall carry 85% weightage and marks obtained by the candidate in the interview which shall carry 15% weightage and the same shall be tabulated and displayed on the notice board of the college and their respective college website and be sent to the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences for approval. The college shall admit the candidates strictly in the order of merit shown in the approved merit list.

vi) (a) Post Graduate Admissions:- Constitution of committee

The committee conducting interview shall comprise the following:-

Chairman: Dean/Principal/Director of the College. Members:

1. One senior faculty from pre and para clinical subjects.

2. One senior faculty from clinical subjects.

3. One member from management committee of the college.

vi) (b) Super Specialty  Admissions:- Constitution of committee

The committee conducting interview shall comprise the following:-

Chairman: Dean/Principal/Director of the College. Members:

1.  One senior faculty of the concerned specialty.

2.  One member from management committee of the college.

5)       Fee Structure:-

i)        Regarding  the   fee   structure,  the   recommendations  of the    AFRC  to be implemented.

ii)        The   fee   shall   be  collected  for  the  first   year   and   the college may  obtain a  bank  guarantee for  the  remaining period of the course, for payment of fee.

iii)       The  member institutions can  collect the  stipend amount equivalent to  the  total  stipend payable for  the  period of the  course at  the  time  of  admission from  the  candidate admitted.


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  • Sravani reddy

    U have given very valuable information sir ..i want to know more about local nan local rules (people belong to telangana but studied BDS out of state like Karnataka ) during pg admission …are they considered as telangana people and seat allotment will be normal ???are they considered as non local and seats availability will be how ????please look into this matter sir