No MBBS, BDS fee hike in Telangana this year
Telangana: There would be no MBBS, BDS fee hike in Telangana this year as the state government has recently decided to retain the existing fee structure keeping in view of the pandemic. This will apply to all the Private Unaided Non-Minority, Minority Medical and Dental Colleges and also Army College of Dental Sciences for the year 2020-2021
The order to this effect was issued by the government on Monday and the authorities were instructed to retain the existing MBBS and BDS fee structure and not to increase it this year.
In the order, the state government stated, "Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby decide to retain the existing fee structure for the Undergraduate Medical and Dental Courses in Private Unaided Non-Minority, Minority Medical and Dental Colleges and also Army College of Dental Sciences for the year 2020-2021 in view of the special circumstances due to COVID-19 pandemic..."
The existing annual tuition fee in medical colleges for medical students in A category (50 per cent) is Rs 60,000, for students in B Category (35 per cent) is Rs 11,00,000 and tuition fee for C Category (15 per cent) is set up to maximum of two times of 'B' Category. The annual tuition fee across dental colleges in the State for students under A Category (50 per cent) is Rs. 45,000, B Category (35 per cent) is Rs. 4,00,000 and C Category (15 per cent) is Rs 5,00,000.