Govt rises annual fees of medical, dental, nursing courses

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Thiruvananthapuram: The State Government has issued orders raising the annual fees for the 2023-24 academic year for degree and PG courses run by the government medical, dental, nursing, and pharmacy colleges.

The annual MBBS fee, including tuition fee, caution deposit, and other fees, has been hiked from Rs 27,580 to Rs 28,950.

The new fee rates are Rs 26,540 for BDS, Rs 23,170 for B Pharm, Rs 23,170 for B Sc Nursing, Rs 81,050 for Medical PG, Rs 1,84,410 for Medical PG Super Specialty and Rs 6,380 for D Pharm.

Self-financing MBBS fee

In the self-financing medical colleges in the state, the MBBS annual tuition fee has been hiked to the range of Rs 7.05 lakh to Rs 8.44 lakh. The Palakkad P K Das Medical College has the lowest fee of Rs 7,05,805. The highest fee of Rs 8,44,551 is at the D M Medical College, Wayanad. A special fee of Rs 53,107 to Rs 1,08,456 will be levied. The annual tuition fee in the NRI quota has been increased to Rs 20,86,400.

The fee for MD, MS, and PG Super specialty courses in self-financing medical colleges has been set at Rs 17,61,665. The tuition fee for non-clinical courses has been hiked to Rs 10,69,583. The NRI fee has been hiked to Rs 37,01,600. The special fee rates are from Rs 61,373 to Rs 92,596.

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