Andhra Pradesh is one of India’s most prominent states. AP, like every other Indian state, has a plethora of natural and man-made resources. It also has a rich culture and legacy. The state has a population of roughly 5 crore people and is divided into 13 districts.

62,051 students from Andhra Pradesh have registered for NEET 2020 and out of it, 57,721 students have appeared for the examination. The state has 18 Private medical colleges and 14 Government medical colleges. The state had 10 exam centres for NEET 2021. Now, let’s have a look at the top 10 private medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

1. GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam

The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management University, or GITAM, was founded in 1980. This was founded by an inspired group of business people and notable intellectuals with the purpose of creating a world-class institution for higher education in a variety of professional education. This was the first institution of higher education and research with global standards, and it was recognised as a university in 2007 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. GITAM institute of medical sciences and research was founded in 2015.

GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam
GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Visakhapatnam

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150

Website: http://gimsr.gitam.edu/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG examination.

2. NRI Institute of Medical Sciences, Sangivalasa

Anil Neerukonda Educational Society (ANES) established the NRI Institute of Medical Sciences, aka NRIIMS Visakhapatnam, in 2012. The college provides high-quality medical programmes under the supervision of highly qualified faculty. NRIIMS Visakhapatnam is one of the most prestigious medical schools in Andhra Pradesh.

NRI Institute of Medical Sciences, Sangivalasa
NRI Institute of Medical Sciences, Sangivalasa

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
MD General Medicine3 Years6
MS General Surgery 3 Years 6
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 6
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 4
MD Pathology 3 Years 4
MD Respiratory Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine 3 Years 4
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 4
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 3
MD Microbiology 3 Years 3
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 2
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 2
MD Radio Diagnosis 3 Years 2
MS ENT 3 Years 2
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 2

Website: https://nriims.com/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

3. NRI Medical College, Chinakakani

The NRI Academy of Medical Sciences is also known as the NRI Medical College. It was founded in 2003-2004 by a team of 30 NRI doctors from the United States, all of them were born and raised in the Andhra Pradesh districts of Guntur and Krishna. The medical college is quite famous around the state.

NRI Medical College, Chinakakani
NRI Medical College, Chinakakani
Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years200
Diploma in Cardiology Technician2 Years30
Diploma in Medical Imaging Technician3 Years30
Diploma in Operation Theatre Technician 2 Years 30
Diploma in Radiotherapy Technician 2 Years 30
B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology 3 Years 20
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology 2 Years 20
Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistant 2 Years 20
Diploma in Optometry Technician 2 Years 20
Diploma in Radiographic Assistant 2 Years 20
MD Anaesthesia 3 Years 15
MD General Medicine 3 Years 14
MS General Surgery 3 Years 14
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 12
Diploma in Anaesthesia Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Audiometry Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Cath Lab Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Dark Room Assistant 2 Years 10
Diploma in ECG Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Respiratory Therapy Technician 2 Years 10
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 6
MS Orthopaedics3 Years6
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 5
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 5
Diploma in Dialysis Technician 2 Years 4
Diploma in Perfusion Technician 2 Years 4
MD Microbiology 3 Years 4
MD Pathology 3 Years 4
MS ENT3 Years4
Diploma in Anaesthesia 2 Years 3
Diploma in Child Health 2 Years 3
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology2 Years3
Diploma in Orthopaedics 2 Years 3
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 3
MD Radiotherapy 3 Years 3
Diploma in Radiodiagnosis 2 Years 2
DM Critical Care Medicine 3 Years 2
M.Ch Urology 3 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 2
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 2
MS Ophthalmology2 Years2
Diploma in Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 2 Years 1
Diploma in Ophthalmology 2 Years 1
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology2 Years1
Diploma in Psychological Medicine 2 Years 1
Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases 2 Years 1
DM Cardiology3 Years1
M.Ch Cardio-Thoracic Surgery3 Years1
M.Ch Neuro Surgery 3 Years 1
MD Family Medicine 3 Years 1
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 1

Website: http://www.nrias.net/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

Alluri Sitaramaraju Academy of Medical Sciences was founded as a non-profit organisation in 1999. The medical college and hospital are spread across approximately 100 acres of land. Alluri Medical College has emerged as a pioneering medical college with exceptional teaching and research facilities in coastal Andhra Pradesh.

4. Alluri Sitaramaraju Academy of Medical Sciences, Eluru

Alluri Sitaramaraju Academy of Medical Sciences, Eluru
Alluri Sitaramaraju Academy of Medical Sciences, Eluru

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years150
MD General Medicine3 Years14
MS General Surgery3 Years13
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 10
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 10
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 10
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 10
MD Anesthesiology 3 Years 6
MD Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 6
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 5
MD Pathology 3 Years 5
MS ENT 3 Years 5
Diploma in Anesthesiology 2 Years4
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 4
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 4
Diploma in Clinical Pathology2 Years3
Diploma in Orthopaedics 2 Years 3
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis 2 Years 3
MD Psychiatry3 Years3
Diploma in Child Health 2 Years 2
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 2
MD Physiology3 Years2
Diploma in Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 2 Years 1
Diploma in Ophthalmology 2 Years 1
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology 2 Years 1
Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases 2 Years 1

Website: http://www.asram.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

5. PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam

The P.E.S. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research is the first medical college in the town of Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh. It was founded in 2003. Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated it. It is affiliated with Vijayawada’s NTR University of Health Sciences.

PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam
PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years150
B.Sc Nursing4 Years100
BPT4.5 Years50
B.Sc Cardiac Technology3 Years30
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2 Years 30
B.Sc Anaesthesia Technology3 Years20
B.Sc Emergency Medical Technology 3 Years 20
B.Sc Imaging Technology 3 Years 20
B.Sc Medical Lab Technology 3 Years 20
B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology 3 Years 20
B.Sc Respiratory Therapy Technology 3 Years 20
Diploma in Radiographic Assistant2 Years20
MS General Surgery 3 Years 12
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 11
Diploma in Anaesthesia Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Audiometric Technician Training 2 Years 10
Diploma in Cardiology Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Cath Laboratory Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Dark Room Assistant 2 Years 10
Diploma in Dialysis Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in ECG Technician Training 2 Years 10
Diploma in Hospital Food Service Management Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Hospital Sterilisation Management and Operation Theatre Technology 2 Years 10
Diploma in Ophthalmic Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Respiratory Therapy Training 2 Years 10
MD Anesthesiology3 Years10
MD General Medicine 3 Years 9
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 9
MD Pathology3 Years6
M.Sc Community Health Nursing 2 Years 5
M.Sc Medical-Surgical Nursing 2 Years 5
M.Sc Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing 2 Years 5
M.Sc Pediatrics Nursing 2 Years 5
M.Sc Psychiatric Nursing 2 Years 5
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 5
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 5
MS ENT 3 Years 5
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 4
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 4
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine 3 Years 4
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 3
Diploma in Child Health2 Years2
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Emergency Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
Diploma in Anaesthesia 2 Years 1
Diploma in Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 2 Years 1
Diploma in Ophthalmology 2 Years 1
Diploma in Orthopaedics 2 Years 1
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology 2 Years 1
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 1
PGD Radio Diagnosis2 Years1

Website: http://www.pes.edu/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

6. Dr Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences, Chinoutpalli

Dr P Siddhartha Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Foundation was established in 2002 in Andhra Pradesh. Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education, Vijayawada, which runs 18 educational institutions, has started the Siddhartha Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Foundation.

Dr Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences, Chinoutpalli
Dr Pinnamaneni Siddhartha Institute of Medical Sciences, Chinoutpalli

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2 Years20
Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistant 2 Years 20
Diploma in Radiographic Assistant2 Years20
MD General Medicine3 Years12
MS General Surgery3 Years12
Diploma in Anaesthesia Technician 2 Years 10
Diploma in Audiometry Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Cardiology Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Dialysis Technology 2 Years 10
Diploma in ECG Technician2 Years10
Diploma in Medical Imagine Technology 2 Years 10
Diploma in Optometric Technician 2 Years 10
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years8
MD Anaesthesia 3 Years 7
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 7
MD Paediatrics3 Years6
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years6
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 5
MD Pathology 3 Years 5
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 5
MS ENT 3 Years 5
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 5
Diploma in Respiratory Therapy2 Years4
MD Microbiology 3 Years 4
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 4
MD Psychiatry 3 Years4
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine  3 Years 4
PG Diploma in Clinical Pathology2 Years4
DM Cardiology  3 Years 2
M.Ch Urology3 Years2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health 2 Years 1

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

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

7. Nimra Institute of Medical Sciences, Vijayawada

Nimra Institute of Medical Sciences, often known as NIMS Vijayawada, was founded in 2016 by the Nimra Educational Society. This is affiliated with the NTR University of Health Sciences. This medical college is located on the main national highway between Vijayawada and Hyderabad. The institution is 17 km away from the capital city Vijayawada.

Nimra Institute of Medical Sciences, Vijayawada
Nimra Institute of Medical Sciences, Vijayawada

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years150

Website: http://www.nims.in/hospital/

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

8. GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry

GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry, was established in 2002 and is one of the country’s best private medical institutes. GSL Medical College was founded with a heavenly objective in mind: to deliver international standards of healthcare to the doorsteps of the rural poor and to excel medical graduates of current scientific medicine who can function independently in urban or rural locations.

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years200
MD General Medicine 3 Years14
MS General Surgery  3 Years 14
MD Paediatrics3 Years10
MD Anaesthesiology 3 Years 8
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years8
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 7
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 6
MD Pathology 3 Years 6
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 6
MD Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 5
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 4
DM Oncology 3 Years 3
MS ENT 3 Years 3
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 3
DM Reproductive Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology3 Years2
MD Physiology3 Years2
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 2
MD Radiotherapy 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 1

Website: http://www.gslmc.com/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

9. Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa

The college gives their students actual experience, which helps them gain an in-depth understanding of medical ethics. The majesty of the entrances, the beauty of the structures, the serenity of the environment, orderliness in administration, and dedication in management all contribute to a peaceful environment for patients and students alike.

Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa
Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MD General Medicine3 Years8
MD Paediatrics3 Years4
MS General Surgery3 Years4
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years3
MD Radio Diagnosis3 Years3
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years3

Website: http://www.fimskadapa.in/contact.html

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

10. Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chittoor

Apollo Medical College is located in the town of Chittoor. The institution was established in the year 2016. The Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research accepts 150 students to the MBBS programme each year. The college is affiliated with NTR University of Health Science.

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chittoor
Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chittoor

Courses Offered

Courses Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years150

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

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

Other Private Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

  1. Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Chinthareddypalem
  2. Santhiram Medical College and General Hospital, Nandyal
  3. Great Eastern Medical School and Hospital, Srikakulam
  4. Katuri Medical College and Hospital, Guntur
  5. Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Foundation, Amalapuram
  6. Gayatri Vidya Parishad Institute of Health Care and Medical Technology, Visakhapatnam
  7. Maharajahs Institute of Medical Sciences, Nellimarla
  8. Viswabharathi Medical College and General Hospital, Kurnool

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