Santhiram Medical College (SMC), Nandyal

About College

Santhiram Medical College (SMC) & General Hospital is the only government hospital situated in Nandyal. The SMC hospital is recognized by the Medical Council of India & Government of India and is affiliated with Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh.

The college started its curriculum in the academic year 2005-06, offering an MBBS course with an annual intake of 100 seats.

Santhiram Medical College Campus is spread over a large area of 153 acres with all the modern amenities needed for medical institutions of this stature. The campus has facilities like spacious roads, gardens and illumination, landscape gardens, a children’s park, central water purification and treatment plant, a Utility store, social and health clubs, a telecommunication facility center, generator facilities, an underground drainage system, semi furnished residential complexes with intercom telephone, etc.

Additionally, for the students, the college has other facilities, such as:

  • Lecture halls
  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Gym
  • Digital library
  • Sports
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Hospital Medical
  • IT Infrastructure

Quick Highlights about Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal

College name Santhiram Medical College
Establishment of college 2005
Affiliated Hospital Santhiram medical college and general hospital
Courses Offered MBBS, MD, MS, and Nursing
College location N.H. 18, Nandyal, Kurnool – 518501
Institution type Government
Seats offered for MBBS 100
MBBS entrance test NEET UG
MBBS course duration 4.5 years plus 1 year of internship
Estimated MBBS Course fee from Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal  INR 12 lakh per year

Courses offered

MBBS from Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal

  • Candidates can pursue their MBBS career at SMC, Nandyal, by clearing the national level NEET exam.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is a 5.5 years full-time course that includes 4.5 years of theoretical studies plus one year of rotating internship.
  • The college has an intake capacity of 100 MBBS students in an academic year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as a mandatory subject with at least 50% (40% for the reserved categories).
  • The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as of the year of admission.
  • Candidates must have qualified NEET-UG with the required percentile.

Documents required

  • Admit Card of NEET UG
  • Rank card of NEET UG
  • SSC or equivalent examination showing the Date of Birth
  • Memorandum of marks of qualifying examination in Intermediate or Equivalent examination.
  • Transfer/Migration certificate
  • Study Certificate(s) from 6th class to Intermediate.
  • In case candidates studied in institutions outside the state of Andhra Pradesh, a residence certificate of the candidate or either of the parents is issued by MRO / Tahsildar.
  • Permanent Caste Certificate for BC/SC/ST Categories issued by an Officer prescribed.
  • In case of claiming fee exemption, the latest Income certificate of the parent is issued by MRO / Tahsildar or white ration card.
  • Aadhar Card, PAN card
  • Minority certificate issued by Minorities Welfare Department, Government of AP

Admission procedure

  • The candidates who have qualified NEET UG and wish to study at Santhiram medical college have to register online at Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences website.
  • After qualifying for the entrance exam, the university issues a merit list, counselling date, and other details that can be accessed from Dr. NTR UHS website.
  • Candidates can apply at the college website by filling out the admission application form and submitting the fees.

MBBS fee structure

University Fee: The selected candidates shall pay a non – refundable University fee of Rs. 25,000 for the MBBS Course.

For the reserved categories, the MBBS fee shall be as follows:

CourseManagement Quota
Category – B (per annum)
Management Quota
 Category – C (NRI Quota) (per annum)


Counselling Fee: The Candidates attending the Counselling shall pay non – refundable Counselling Fee of Rs. 5,000.

Registration Fee: The registration fee is Rs. 2,500.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available for government category students from the state government.


Santhiram medical college is a government institution in Andhra Pradesh, affiliated with Dr. NTR University of health science Vijayawada.

The college offers MBBS, Nursing, MD, and MS in various specialisations.

The college takes admission of 100 MBBS students in an academic year.

SMC, Nandyal, takes admission based on the NEET-UG score. The candidates who secured the cut-off marks or more can appear for counselling.

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