‘Missing’ Medical Colleges list will be updated in second phase says DME DR Reddy

Hyderabad: Various Medical colleges names which were reported missing from the Medical Counselling Committee’s (MCC) list will be added and made available in the second phase of counselling as announced by Director of Medical Education Dr. K Ramesh Reddy on Tuesday.

The MCC is the body that conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG Counselling for all India quota of 15 per cent, TOI reoprted.

Dr Reddy said: “The officials informed that the list of principals with contact details of Telangana was 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 counselling.

DME Reddy along with Osmania College Principal Dr Nagender travelled to New Delhi to meet the Director General of Health Services, MCC to find out about the ‘missing’ colleges from the Telangana 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 MCC have promised to issue them permanent IDs and Passwords which will avoid such instances in the near future said the officials.

Previously, a technical error left five out of seven government medical colleges missing from the MCC list, which created panic among medical aspirants and parents.

Osmania Medical College, Kakatiya Medical College and other medical colleges from Nizamabad, Mahbubnagar, Adilabad along with newly recognized college at Siddipet were all missing from the list while only Gandhi Hospital and ESI appeared.