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Dr NTR University of Health Sciences

Dr NTR University of Health Sciences

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Behind TGIF, beside Cancer Hospital, Padavalarevu, Gunadala, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520004
City: Vijayawada
State: Andhra Pradesh
Contact No: 08662450569, 08662450569
Email: drntruhs@gmail.com, registrardrntruhs-ap@gov.in
Established: 1986
Type: Government

About Institute

About Dr NTR University of Health Sciences ,  Vijayawada

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh was established by the Act.No. 6 of the Andhra Pradesh legislature and was inaugurated on 9-4-1986 by the late Sri N.T. Rama Rao, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. It was then known as the 'University of Health Sciences' and it started functioning at Vijayawada from 01-11-1986. After the death of its founder Sri N.T. Rama Rao the University was named after him as NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) with effect from 2.2.98 vide Act No.4 of 1998. Until April 2002 the University office was accommodated in Siddhartha Medical College when it got its own building. The University has over 316 colleges affiliated to it. The Degrees awarded by the University are recognized by the Statutory bodies like the  Medical Council of India  , the Dental Council of India, the  Central Council of Indian Medicine  and the  Central Council of Homoeopathy  and Indian Nursing Council. NTR University of Health Sciences is conducting interactive Programme on Research Methodology which will focus on Medical Research. The University has introduced Ph.D. Courses for those having PG degree in subjects of Modern Medicine and is planning to start the same in Unani and Nursing faculties soon. In the faculty of Modern Medicine even the students possessing MBBS, M.Sc. Medical Sciences or M.Sc. Science groups of pre clinical and para clinical subjects may be considered for admission to Ph.D. based on performance in an Entrance Examination specifically conducted for the purpose.The qualifying marks shall be 60% since this provision is intended only to encourage the excellent candidates without MD, MS, DM or M.Ch. degree to pursue research in the field of Modern Medicine. For other than in-service candidates a grant of fellowship from CSIR, NET, ICMR, UGC etc. is a pre requisite. Duration of the Ph.D. course will be two years for candidates with MD, MS, DM or M.Ch. degree, while it will be 4 years for candidates having M.Sc. and MBBS 3 years for candidates having M.Phil.

Information compiled from: Dr NTR University of Health Sciences Website

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