Andhra Medical College

Govt   |  Est. 1923   |   Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

About College

Andhra Medical College (AMC) is the oldest medical college in Andhra Pradesh and the sixth oldest in India. It came into being on 19th July 1923 and rapidly acquired national attention as a center of higher learning in medical education. The first principal was Captain F. J. Anderson and 32 students were admitted in that year. The ‘medical school’ was initially affiliated to Madras University. AMC students have been well know nationally and internationally, not only for their excellence in academics but also in the areas of sports and cultural activities. The students have shown a strong patriotic spirit since the very early days and participated in many struggles to achieve the freedom that we continue to firmly believe in. 

Medical Education Cell (MEC) at AMC, Visakhapatnam was conceptualized on 22nd Jan 1995 by Dr.C.Syamalamma Principal , Andhra Medical college with the aim to keep faculty members and students abreast with latest trends in teaching methodologies and advancements in clinical and basic sciences. It was created to accomplish requirements of teacher and also learners with respect to medical education. In addition, support and strengthen high quality research activity by imparting desired knowledge on research methodology and ethics to researchers. Since its inception it has tried to keep pace with growth of the Institution from a medical teaching college to a full-fledged tertiary care teaching hospital. It is steadily moving towards achieving the desired objective and is in the phase of building up of resources and utilizing the available things for best outcome. Dr R Rednam Surya Prasada Rao professor of ophthalmology who trained many ophthalmologist is considered teacher per excellence As an honor Government Regional Eye Hospital was named after him. Dr M Suryanarayana Murthy professor of Ophthalmology was considered as one of the greatest teachers which Andhra Medical College ever produced. His encyclopedic knowledge use to enthrall the students. He was called the "Walking Duke Elder" ho wrote 16 volumes on eye called the system of Ophthalmology.

The college is recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC)   and is affiliated with Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. The College has an annual in take of 250 MBBS seats, 210 seats in 22 disciplines of Post-Graduate studies and 25 seats in 9 disciplines of Super-Specialization studies.

The medical college has a unitary campus of more than 25 acres. The administrative block has Principals office (50 Sq.m) Staff Room (60 Sq.m)College Council Room (82 Sq.m)Office superintendent Room (15 Sq.m) Office (200 Sq.m)Record room (100 Sq.m). There are separate common rooms for Male and Female students with attached Bathroom near the Administrative block. Six lecture hall of which five are having 250 capacity and one with 500 capacity. All lecture halls are provided with Audio visual aids. An auditorium with 2000 Sq.m.(presently damaged due to Hudhud cyclone and is proposed to be rebuilt). There is an Animal house Under the Department of Pharmacology. An air-conditioned Central Library (3400 Sq.m) There is a 24 Hours reading room out side the central library for 200 students. There are Staff room , librarian room, journal room, airconditioned computer room with Medlar and internet facility with 25 nodes present. There are good play grounds and a gymnasium for the staff and students. There is a full time qualified Physical Education instructor looking after the sports activity and maintenance. The college has won many championship shields in different competition held statewide and national wide. There are six laboratories which are being used by Physiology biochemistry pathology, histology, histopathology, clinical pharmacology, Heamatology, Microbiology and community medicine. Apart from these Anatomy, Pathology ,Pharmacology ,Microbiology, Forensic Medicine, departments are having museums. There is a fully equipped central research lab under control of the Principal. There are separate Hostel facilities for Boys & Girls. 

The Teaching hospitals

These Teaching Hospitals are attached with the Andhra Medical College:

King George Hospital : King George Hospital (shortly KGH) is a Government General Hospital located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the largest and busiest government hospital in Andhra Pradesh. The hospital served the needs of north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjacent Orissa for more than 150 years. The hospital sees over 1250 outpatients everyday in various departments. Laboratory tests can be done inside the hospital. 

The Government Victoria General Hospital : Generally called as Gosha Hospital which is first women and children hospital in the Visakhapatnam city which has served more than a century is located at Chengal Rao Peta, Visakhapatnam. This hospital service for women and children's with current capacity of this hospital is 200 beds and Government of Andhra Pradesh expanding it with 100 more beds.

Government Hospital For Mental Care: The Government Hospital for Mental Care was one of the earliest mental care hospitals. is run by Government of Andhra Pradesh located at Chinna Waltair, Visakhapatnam, India. It was established in the year of 1871 with 94 patients. In the present day (2019) it has 300 beds, which will be enhanced to 450.

Rani Chandramani Devi Government Hospital: is a children's hospital located at Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam. The hospital was started with 20 beds, later expanded to 100 beds.

Government TB and Chest Hospital : It is all so called as Government Hospital for Chest and Communicable Diseases is located at Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam. it's one of the important government hospital in the City. The hospital gives services for Swine influenza, Pneumonia, Interstitial lung disease and TB Cases. This hospital was the only test multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)samples in the state of Andhra Pradesh before establishing the testing center of Anantapur.

Government Regional Eye Hospital : also known as Dr. Rednam Surya Prasadrao Government Regional Eye Hospital, is located in Rama Talkies Road, Visakhapatnam. It is the only government eye hospital serving Andhra Pradesh. 

Government ENT Hospital : which serves ear, nose and throat Diseases across Coastal Andhra, is located in Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam. The hospital started a cochlear implant surgery programme in 2015.


Andhra Medical College

Maharanipeta , Visakhapatnam – 530002

Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: 0891 2561157, Toll free No: 1800-425-2131

Email:   [email protected]


Admission Process

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in Andhra Pradesh

The medical aspirants seeking MBBS/BDS admission at Dr. NTR University Of Health Sciences will have to register themselves for the Dr. NTRUHS admission process by filling out their application form. Counselling for MBBS Students (NEET-UG) in Andhra Pradesh will be conducted by Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) Vijayawada. Andhra Pradesh, MBBS/BDS admission is done on the basis of marks secured in NEET-UG. Candidates who will qualify NEET-UG Exam and meet the eligibility requirements only can register and fill the application form for Andhra Pradesh, MBBS / BDS  admission. Dr. NTRUHS counseling is conducted in Three rounds (Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-up Round) and the fourth round being the College Round. Suppose the number of vacant seats is x, then 10x the list of registered candidates will be sent to the college and is to be exhausted strictly in order of merit. Seat selection for Government Seats (Competent Authority Quota) and for Management Quota(MQ) seats will be through web counseling. Under NTRUHS, the Counselling procedure is divided into Convener quota-CQ (Govt.) and Management Quota(MQ1 & MQ2).

Eligibility For Admission


  • 12th or (10+2 Equivalent) with Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English for UR &  40% for SC/ST/OBC.
  • Those who have qualified NEET-UG by scoring the minimum qualifying percentage will be eligible for Admission and Counseling. Candidates should have earned a minimum of 50 percentile (40th  percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 45th percentile for General-PH) in order to become eligible for NEET-UG counseling rounds
  • AGE: A student must have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission under NEET-UG eligibility or should complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.

Government Seats (Competent Authority Quota)

It includes seats in Government colleges and Government shares of seats in Private colleges.

  • 85% of Seats in Government colleges (after exclusion of 15 % seats transferred to All India Quota)
  • 50% of Seats in case of Private Un-aided Non-Minority and 50% of Minority Medical college and 50% in case of private Non-Minority Dental College
  • Non-local candidates are eligible for 15% unreserved seats only. The local candidates are also eligible for 15% unreserved seats along with 85% seats reserved for the local area.

Local Areas:

  1. For admission to the Andhra University: Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam
  2. For admission to the Osmania University: Adilabad, Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad and Warangal
  3. For admission to the Sri Venkateswara University: Ananthapur, Kadapa, Kurnool, Chittoor, and Nellore

Local Category:

Candidates who wish to apply for Andhra Pradesh NEET-UG counseling as local candidates will have to meet any of the following criteria with respect to the local area.

  1. Applicants must have studied for a period of four years consecutively in that area: the last year being the year of the qualifying examination
  2. Applicants must have resided in that area for four consecutive years immediately preceding the date of commencement of the qualifying examination
  3. Applicants possess a Local status certificate, issued by MRO


  • 50% of the available seats for admission by the University for MBBS/ BDS shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Backward Classes as follows:
                    Types of Reservation               CategoriesSeat Reservation
Social Reservation (Vertical reservation)Scheduled Caste15%
 Scheduled Tribe6%
 Backward Classes – A7%
 Backward Classes – B10%
 Backward Classes – C1%
 Backward Classes – D7%
 Backward Classes – E4%
Special Categories (Horizontal Reservation)CAP (Army)1%
 National Cadet Corps1%
 Sports and Games0.50%
 Physically Challenged3%
 Police Martyrs Children (PMC)0.25%
  • 10% of total seats in specified Government Medical / Dental Colleges reserved for economically weaker section ( EWS ) Category
  • 33 1/3% of seats are reserved for women candidates which are horizontal reservation

Management Quota

50% of Seats in case of Private Un-aided Non-Minority and  50% in case of Minority Medical College

The Management Quota Seats are categorized into Management Quota

(a) Sub - Category - B. 35%, Management Quota &  35%, Management Quota Minority Medical College

 (b) Sub - Category - C. 15% NRI quota (NRI/NRI Sponsored) 

Candidates from all the States and Union territories of India are eligible.

*Foreign Students / NRI candidates are eligible for admission into MBBS and BDS Courses under Management Quota Category – C Seats. Candidates should specifically put the option for NRI Category in the online application to be considered for NRI / C-Category

                                                                                            SEAT MATRIX - Dr. NTRUHS
 Competent Authority QuotaManagement Quota Management NRI Quota
Government College100%--
Private College50%35%15%
Private College (Minority)50%*35%15%
SVIMS Tirupati (Autonomous)85% 15% 

(*) Category-A Seats in Minority Colleges will be allotted to the respective minority candidates only

Schedule Of Andhra Pradesh MBBS Counseling:

Release of Online Application Form by DR NTRUHS for Government quota
Last Date to fill the Application Form
PwD Candidate Verification
Provisional Merit List Released of applied candidate
Verification of Original Documents (online/offline depend upon covid 19 situations)
Final Merit List
Filling and Locking of Choices
Web Allotment for Phase 1 government quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Second Round of Telangana MBBS Counseling  government quota
Publication of Round 2  Result
Reporting at the Allotted College
Release of Online Application Form by DR NTRUHS  for Management Quota
Last Date to fill the Application Form
Provisional Merit List Released of applied candidate
Verification of Original Documents
Final Merit List
Web Allotment for Phase 1 management quota
Publication of Round 1 Result management quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Web Allotment for Mop-up 1 government quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Web Allotment for Phase 2 management quota
Publication of Round 2 Result management quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Web Allotment/Offline for Mop Phase 2 ( extended MOP UP)  government quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Web Allotment for Mop Phase  management quota
Web Allotment /Offline for extended Mop-up round  government quota
Reporting at the Allotted College
Transferring of reaming seat to concern college for stray vacancy round

AP NEET-UG Counselling  Documents Required For verification:-

  • NEET admit card
  • NEET result
  • Class 10 mark sheet/Birth Certificate
  • Memorandum of marks of qualifying examination in Intermediate or Equivalent examination.
  • Transfer certificate
  • Aadhaar card (or any other valid photo ID proof)
  • Study Certificate(s) from 6th class to Intermediate.
  • In case candidates studied in the institutions outside the state of Andhra Pradesh, a residence certificate of the candidate or either of the parent issued by MRO / Tahsildar.
  • In case claiming fee exemption, the latest Income certificate of the Parent issued by MRO / Tahsildar or white ration card.
  • Special Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste/Community certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate (if applicable)
  • Minority certificate, issued by Minorities Welfare Department (if applicable)
 Competent Authority QuotaManagement Quota Management NRI QuotaSeats Contributed to National Pool under All India Quota (15% Seats
MBBS (250)212--38

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