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Haryana to seek Rs 10 crore bond from private medical colleges

August 01, 2017 10:31 AM

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
JALANDHAR :
Haryana Health Minister, Anil Vij said that private medical colleges and private unaided medical institutions would sign a bond of Rs 10 crore so that they do not close down in-between like Goldfield Medical College, Faridabad and leave future of medical students in dark.

Vij said that students have to face many adjustment difficulties in these colleges. The matter of acquiring of Goldfield Medical College is under consideration by the Chief Minister, Manohar Lal and its decision would be taken soon. He said that the fee limit has been fixed for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and other courses in private medical colleges and private unaided medical institutions. This would bring uniformity in fee structure and would end the financial exploitation of students.

He said that the Chief Minister has given his approval for the fixation of their fee. Under this, the tuition fee including development charges of Rs 10 lakh annually and 1,10,000 US Dollar tuition fee of NRI students has been fixed for MBBS course. Earlier, private medical colleges used to take an exorbitant fee from students, now this would not happen in future. Besides this, private universities and deemed universities would also be covered by the Haryana Private Health Sciences Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission, Fixation of Fee and Maintenance of Educational Standards) Act, 2012, he added.

He said that the tuition fee including development charges of Rs 2.80 lakh annually and 44,000 US Dollar tuition fee of NRI students has been fixed for BDS course. Similarly, the tuition fee including development charges of Rs 1.50 lakh annually and 25,000 US Dollar for 15 per cent NRI seats in BAMS and BHMS, tuition fee including development charges of Rs 60,000 annually and 15,000 US Dollar for 15 per cent NRI seats in BPT, MPT, B.Sc. Nursing and Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course and tuition fee including development charges of Rs 75,000 annually and 15,000 US Dollar for 15 per cent NRI seats has been fixed for M.Sc. Nursing Course. Except for BPT and MPT courses, there would be an annual increase of five per cent in the fee of all other courses.


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