ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURAL & MEDICAL COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (EAMCET)
IS CONDUCTED BY ONE OF THE STATE Universities for admission to
MBBS/BDS/BPharm (including BAMS/BUMS/BHMS) courses in all the
medical colleges in the State. Following are exempted from EAMCET:
(i) In service candidates of State Govt departments; (ii) Govt
of India nominees; (iii) Telugus domiciled abroad.
Admission is open to Indian nationals and residents of Andhra Pradesh. Following are considered as State residents:
(i) Candidates who have resided in the State for 10 yrs excluding periods of study outside the State; (ii) Candidates either of whose parents have resided in the State for 10 yrs; (iii) Candidates either of whose parents/spouses of those in State/Central, Public Sector Undertakings, Local Bodies, Universities employment within the State at the time of application.
Reservations SC 15% ST 6% BC 25% Children of Service/Ex-Servicemen 1% Women candidates 330-1/3% Anglo-Indian 1 seat Physically handicapped/NCC/Sports personnel 1/4% each. Seats are also reserved for Govt of India nominees.
Eligibility Age MBBS/BDS 17-below 22 yrs (17-below 25 yrs in case of BSc/MSc degree holders and SC/ST candidates) as on 31st December of the year of admission. BPharm 16 yrs. Academic qualification MBBS/BDS Passed/appeared in Intermediate exam (10+2) with Phy, Chem, Biol (including practicals). BPharm Passed/appeared in Intermediate exam (10+2) with Phy, Chem, Biol (as optionals) from the Board of Intermediate Education, AP or equivalent. Candidates should be medically fit.
Application Procedure Application form alongwith Instruction Booklet can be obtained from notified branches of Andhra Bank in the State on cash payment of Rs. 175 or by post from the Convener, EAMCET, through bank draft in favour of the Convener alongwith stamped (Rs. 6) envelope of 32*25 cms size. Completed application should reach the Convener, EAMCET….. by the prescribed date.
Selection Merit in EAMCET conducted at Ananthapur, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Warangal centres. The question papers are set in English/Telugu. Candidates opting to write the entrance test in Urdu are allotted Centre at Hyderabad. The questions consist of Phy, Chem and Biol and are of objective type (multiple choice and fill-up blanks) and of Intermediate standard. Candidates are required to obtain 30% marks to qualify the test. Candidates are ranked in order of merit in EAMCET. The merit list is notified in colleges/local dailies.
Admission Candidates whose name appear in the merit list are also required to apply separately for admisssion in the State Medical Colleges. Application form can be obtained from the college on payment of Rs. 100 Completed applications with registration fee of Rs.300 through Bank Draft should reach the Registrar, NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada by the notified date. The admission notification is issued sometime in June. Fees MBBS Govt Medical colleges Rs. 6,000 per annum; Private Medical Colleges Free Seats Rs 20,000 per annum, Payment Seats Rs 75,000 per annum, registration fee extra.