UP govt hikes tuition fees in medical colleges
Lucknow, August 26 : A two-fold hike has been made in tuition fees for under-graduate and post-graduate courses in government medical colleges and university from the current academic session by the Uttar Pradesh government.
“As per the order issued by principal secretary medical education department, fee being charged in under-graduate and post-graduate courses has been hiked by two times,” officials said.
As per the order, from the current academic session Rs 36,000 will be charged for MBBS and BDS courses as against Rs 18,000 being charged till now.
The hostel fees has been hiked to Rs 300 per month, besides students will be required to pay Rs 200 as fixed charges against electricity.
Similarly, fees for BAMS (Ayurveda), BUMS (Unani) and BHMS (Homoeopathy) students has been fixed at Rs 19,000, they said.