Andhra Pradesh is an Indian state in the South-eastern coastal region. It is the seventh most populous state by region and the tenth-largest state. The state has a fully developed education system. Three out of 13 Indian presidents were from Andhra Pradesh and the state has the distinction of having given the country the most number of Presidents.

The NEET was conducted in 10 towns of the state with more than 59,000 State students registering for the examination for medical entry. The exam was conducted under strict Covid protocols. Andhra is home to 14 government medical colleges. Here in this blog let’s have a quick look at the top 10 medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

1. Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam

Andhra Medical College located in Vshakpatanam is affiliated with NTR University of Health Sciences. It is Andhra Pradesh’s oldest medical school and India’s sixth oldest. The college is recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam
Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years26
MD General Medicine 3 Years20
MD Psychiatry  3 Years 19
MS General Surgery  3 Years 19
MD Anaesthesiology  3 Years 18
MD Tuberculosis, Respiratory Diseases  3 Years 14
MD Paediatrics  3 Years 12
MS ENT3 Years11
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 11
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 7
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 6
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 6
MD Microbiology 3 Years 6
MD Pathology 3 Years 6
MD Physiology 3 Years 5
MS Anatomy 3 Years 5
PG Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy2 Years5
DM Cardiology 3 Years 4
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 4
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years4
DM Endocrinology 3 Years 3
DM Gastroenterology 3 Years 3
DM Nephrology 3 Years 3
DM Neurology 3 Years 3
M.Ch Neurosurgery 3 Years 3
M.Ch Urology 3 Years 3
M.Ch Plastic Surgery 3 Years 2
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 2
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery 3 Years 1
Diploma in Anaesthesia 2 Years
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology  2 Years
Diploma in Ophthalmology  2 Years
PG Diploma in Radiotherapy  2 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology  2 Years

Website: https://amc.edu.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

2. Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women, Tirupati

Sri Padmavathi Medical Institution is a medical university in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. The college is managed by the University Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Science’s University. The college was founded in the year 2014 and It is India’s second state government medical college for female students.

Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women, Tirupati
Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women, Tirupati

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years175

Website: http://svimstpt.ap.nic.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET-UG examination.

3. Guntur Medical College, Guntur

Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences/Guntur Medical College is an Indian medical college located in Guntur. It provides Medical Sciences courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The college is affiliated with NTR University of Health Sciences and is preparing to become autonomous as Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences.

guntur medical college
guntur medical college

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
Diploma in Anesthesia Technician 2 Years30
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology  2 Years 30
B.Sc Medical Lab Technology  2 Years 20
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years12
Diploma in Medical Imaging Technician  2 Years 10
Diploma in Perfusion Technician  2 Years 10
Diploma in Respiratory Therapy Technician  2 Years 10
MD Anesthesiology3 Years10
MD General Medicine 3 Years 9
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 9
Diploma in ECG Technician  2 Years 8
Diploma in Cardiology Technician2 Years6
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 6
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 6
MD Pathology 3 Years 6
MD Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 6
MS General Surgery 3 Years 6
Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistant2 Years5
MS ENT 3 Years 5
MD Microbiology 3 Years 4
Diploma in Dark Room Assistant 2 Years 3
Diploma in Radio Graphic Assistant 2 Years 3
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 3
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 3
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 3
Diploma in Blood Bank Technician 2 Years 2
Diploma in Psychological Medicine 2 Years 2
DM Cardiology 3 Years 2
DM Neurology 3 Years 2
M.Ch Neuro Surgery3 Years2
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery 3 Years 2
M.Ch Urology 3 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
MD Social and Preventive Medicine3 Years2
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis 2 Years1
MD Radiology 3 Years 1
MD Radiotherapy 3 Years

Website: http://gunturmedicalcollege.edu.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

3. Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool

Kurnool Medical College was founded in 1956. it is the third medical college in the state. The college is located in the Kurnool district. Basic, clinical, and demographic-based research at the Medical College leads to enhanced scientific knowledge and advanced healthcare services.

Kurnool Medical College
Kurnool Medical College

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
MD General Medicine3 Years 20
MS General Surgery 3 Years 20
MD Anaesthesiology 3 Years 12
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 12
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 11
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 11
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 10
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 7
MS ENT 3 Years 6
Diploma in Anesthesia2 Years5
Diploma in Gynaecology and Obstetrics 2 Years 5
MD Dermatology and Venerology 3 Years 4
MD Pathology 3 Years 4
MD Physiology 3 Years 4
MD Social and Preventive Medicine 3 Years 4
Diploma in Child Health2 Years3
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 3
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 3
MS Anatomy 3 Years 3
DM Cardiology 3 Years 2
DM Gastroenterology 3 Years 2
DM Nephrology 3 Years 2
M.Ch Neuro Surgery 3 Years 2
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery 3 Years 2
M.Ch Urology 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology 3 Years 2
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 2
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis 2 Years1
M.Ch Plastic Surgery 3 Years 1
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 1

Website: http://kurnoolmedicalcollege.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

4. Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati

Sri Radhakrishna Ramnarain Ruia founded Sri Venkateswara Medical College in Tirupati. From 1960 to 1986, this SVMC was officially formed and affiliated with S.V.University, Tirupati, and afterwards with NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. Sri Venkateswara Medical College now offers 200 MBBS seats as UG courses each year.

Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years240
MD General Medicine3 Years25
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 20
MS General Surgery 3 Years 19
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 14
MD Anesthesiology 3 Years 11
MD Pathology 3 Years 7
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 6
MD Dermatology and Venerology 3 Years 4
MD Microbiology 3 Years 4
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 4
MD Social and Preventive Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Anatomy 3 Years 3
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 3
Diploma in Anesthesia2 Years2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 2
MD Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 2
Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology2 Years1
Diploma in Ophthalmology 2 Years 1
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology 2 Years 1
MD Physiology 3 Years 1
MS ENT 3 Years 1

Website: https://svimstpt.ap.nic.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

5. Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada

Siddhartha Medical College was founded in November 1980 by Siddhartha Academy of General and Technical Education, Vijayawada-10. The college was opened on March 13, 1981, by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Sri. T. Anjaiah and the regular session began on March 16, 1981.

Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada
Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years175
MD General Medicine3 Years14
MS General Surgery 3 Years 14
MD Anesthesiology 3 Years 12
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 8
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 8
MD Pathology 3 Years 6
MD Anatomy 3 Years 4
MD Microbiology3 Years4
MD Physiology3 Years4
MD Dermatology and Venerology 3 Years 3
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine 3 Years 3
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years3
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis2 Years2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 2
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 2

Website:

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

6. Ranga Raya Medical College, Kakinada

Rangaraya Medical College is an Andhra Pradesh government medical college. It is located in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India, and was founded in 1958. The college is affiliated with Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences.

Ranga Raya Medical College, Kakinada
Ranga Raya Medical College, Kakinada

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
BSMLT3 Years30
Diploma in Medical Lab Technician2 Years 30
MD General Medicine 3 Years 20
MD Anesthesiology 3 Years 18
MS General Surgery 3 Years 12
Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology2 Years10
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 10
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 9
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 9
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 8
MD Microbiology 3 Years 6
MD Pathology 3 Years 6
MS ENT 3 Years 6
Diploma in Orthology Assistant 2 Years 5
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 5
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 4
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 4
MD Dermatology and Venerology3 Years3
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 3
M.Ch Neuro Surgery 3 Years 2
DM Neonatology 3 Years 1
M.Ch Plastic Surgery3 Years1
MD Anatomy 3 Years 1
MD Physiology 3 Years 1
MD Radio Diagnosis 3 Years

Website: http://rmckakinada.com/contactus.php

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

7. SVIMS Tirupati – Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical institute and a speciality hospital in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. It is established under the State Legislature Act and was modelled after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.

SVIMS Tirupati - Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
SVIMS Tirupati – Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years175
B.Sc Nursing4 Years100
BPT 4.5 Years50
M.Sc Nursing2 Years30
B.Sc Medical Lab Technology3 Years20
M.Sc Bioinformatics 2 Years 15
M.Sc Biotechnology 2 Years 15
B.Sc Anaesthesia Technology 3 Years 12
MPT 2 Years 12
B.Sc Radiography and Imagining Technology 3 Years 9
MD Anaesthesiology 3 Years 9
MD General Medicine 3 Years 9
PG Diploma in Medical Records Science 2 Years 8
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 7
B.Sc Dialysis Technology 3 Years 6
B.Sc ECG and Cardiovascular Technology 3 Years 6
B.Sc Emergency Medical Services Technology 3 Years 4
Diploma in Radiotherapy Technology 2 Years 4
DM Cardiology 3 Years 4
M.Ch Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 3 Years 4
M.Ch Genitourinary Surgery 3 Years 4
MD Nuclear Medicine 3 Years 4
MS General Surgery 3 Years 4
PhD Biotechnology6 Years4
DM Neurology 3 Years 3
M.Ch Neurosurgery 3 Years 3
M.Sc Medical Biochemistry 3 Years 3
M.Sc Medical Microbiology 3 Years 3
MD Radiotherapy 3 Years 3
B.Sc Cardiac Pulmonary Perfusion Technology 3 Years 2
B.Sc Neurophysiology Technology EEG and ENMG 3 Years 2
B.Sc Nuclear Medicine Technology3 Years2
DM Endocrinology 3 Years 2
DM Medical Oncology 3 Years 2
DM Nephrology3 Years2
M.Ch Surgical Oncology 3 Years 2
M.Sc Medical Anatomy 3 Years 2
M.Sc Medical Physiology3 Years2
MD Emergency Medicine 3 Years 2
Post Basic Diploma in Hemo Dialysis Nursing1 Year2
Post Basic Diploma in Peritoneal Dialysis Nursing 1 Year 2
Post Basic Diploma in Renal Transplantation Nursing1 Year2
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology3 Years1
M.Sc Echocardiography2 Years1
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 1
MD Microbiology3 Years1
MD Pathology3 Years1
MD Transfusion Medicine 3 Years 1
PhD Bioinformatics 6 Years1
PhD Cardiology6 Years1
M.Sc Cardiac Catheterization Intervention Technology2 Years
M.Sc Dialysis Technology 2 Years
PhD Biochemistry6 Years
PhD Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 6 Years
PhD Endocrinology 6 Years
PhD General Medicine 6 Years
PhD Microbiology 6 Years
PhD Neurology  6 Years
PhD Neurosurgery and Nursing 6 Years
Post Basic Diploma in CT Surgery Nursing1 Year

Website: http://svimstpt.ap.nic.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

8. ACSR Government Medical College, Nellore

Established in the year 2014, A.C Subha Freddy college is popularly known as ACSR Nellore. The college is affiliated with NTR University of Health Sciences.

ACSR Government Medical College, Nellore
ACSR Government Medical College, Nellore

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years175

Website: http://www.acsrgmcnlr.edu.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

9. Government Medical College, Anantapur

The college is located in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. It has an affiliation with NTR University of Health Sciences. The medical college is linked to a government general hospital. The Medical Council of India has approved and recognised the college and hospital.

government medical college anantapur
Government Medical College, Anantapur

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years12
MS General Surgery3 Years8
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years6
MD General Medicine 3 Years 5
MD Microbiology 3 Years 4
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 4
MD Pathology 3 Years 4
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 3
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 3
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 2
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 2

Website: Not Available

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations.

10. AIIMS Mangalagiri – All India Institute of Medical Sciences

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri is a public medical research higher education institute in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of four All India Institutes of Medical Sciences in “Phase IV.” It is situated between Guntur and Vijayawada.

AIIMS Mangalagiri - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
AIIMS Mangalagiri – All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years 50

Website: https://www.aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET-UG examination.

Other Government Medical Colleges

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Srikakulam
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Ongole
  4. Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada

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