‘Missing’ Telangana medical colleges to be available in phase 2

The names of various medical colleges from Telangana, missing from the Medical Counseling Committee’s (MCC) list, will be added to its database by June 23 and made available during the second phase of counseling. This was announced by Dr. K Ramesh Reddy, Director of Medical Education (DME) of Telangana.
Education News The MCC is the body that conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG Counseling for all India quota of 15 per cent.

“The officials informed that the list of principals with contact details of Telangana were not included in their database and cited it as a reason for not sending passwords. We have submitted all the required details and MCC has updated its database. They will be sending passwords to all the colleges by June 23 and our colleges will be included in the second phase of counseling,” said Reddy who, along with the principal of Osmania Medical College, Dr Nagender, had travelled to New Delhi to meet the Director General of Health Services, MCC to find out about the ‘missing’ colleges from the state.

“There is no need to panic. There won’t be any loss of seats and even those students who have opted for other colleges can shift to our colleges in the second phase,” Reddy added. The officials said MCC promised to give them permanent user IDs and passwords and said that there won’t be any problem in the future.

Earlier, due to a technical error, five out of seven government colleges from the state went missing from the MCC list creating panic among students and their parents.

While Gandhi Hospital and ESI appeared on the list, Osmania, Kakatiya, and medical colleges from Nizamabad, Mahbubnagar, Adilabad along with the newly opened college at Siddipet did not feature on it.

Source: PTI
Published on 6/20/2018 1:20:00 PM

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