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.
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
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.