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Counselling for MBBS, BDS from July 21

Staff Reporter

NTR-UHS to issue notification on July 9

Counselling to be held at five centres in State

Online submission of applications allowed

VIJAYAWADA: Counselling for admissions into MBBS and BDS courses will commence on July 21. The Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences (NTR-UHS) will issue a notification to this effect on Monday.

Counselling will be held at five centres – NTR-UHS, Vijayawada; JNTU, Hyderabad; Osmania University, Hyderabad; Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati; and the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. The university has also introduced online submission of applications for the first time.

NTR-UHS Vice-Chancellor A.V. Krishnam Raju told reporters on Saturday that the online downloading and registration of applications would apply to eight undergraduate courses, including MBBS and BDS. The services of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) would be used to ensure instant transmission of data.


For submission of applications online, candidates could visit the website between 10 a.m. on July 10 and 6 p.m. on July 16. Applications could be downloaded after feeding the relevant information asked by the portal. The system would generate a registration number for future reference of the candidate. After printing the online application, candidate would have to send it for registration along with a photograph and a demand draft of prescribed amount to the university Registrar on or before 6 p.m. on July 18.

Applications for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS, BPT, B.Sc (MLT) and B.Sc Nursing should be made simultaneously. An expert committee would scrutinise all applications to check caste and other documents. Registration cards would be made available on the portal and the candidates would have to show a printed copy of the same at the counselling centre. Merit list would be displayed on the web and at all the five counselling centres from 10 a.m. on July 20.

Students can get their queries clarified at 0866-2451206, ext 116 and 115, said Prof. Raju.

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