Victory: KM Medical College cancels MBBS fee hike
Uttar Pradesh: To the great relief of MBBS students of the Krishna Mohan Medical College and Hospital, Mathura, the college authorities have taken a U-turn on the MBBS fee hike. They recently announced that there will be no fee hike in the tuition fees of 2019-batch MBBS students till further notice.
According to a recent report by the IndiaTV news, the college authorities informed the students that after discussing with the Managing Committee of the college, the chairman has decided not to increase the fee and to keep the tuition fee of MBBS students at rupees 8.5 lakh only.
Rs.8.5 lakhs is charged as tuition fee, Rs.1 lakhs as enrollment fee (only in first-year), Rs.1.5 lakhs for hostels with fan, Rs.2.5 lakhs for a hostel with cooler, Rs.3.5 lakhs for hostels with AC, Rs.1.65 lakh as mess fee (lunch on Sundays not provided), Rs.3 lakh as security fee (one-time during admission) and Rs.61,750 as registration fee by the college administration every year. And recently, 7 per cent fee hike was announced by the medical college administration to which the students opposed.
Now the IndiaTV has confirmed that the college authorities after receiving the mails of the students and their parents have rolled back their decision of implementing the new hike in the fee structure. "After a discussion with Chairman yesterday we have decided that the till the verdict of the college's appeals no.2 (M.E) of 2019 is announced, the tuition fee of MBBS student of 2019-batch will stay at Rs.8.5 Lakh. There will be no hike," the order of the college stated.