India, the world’s biggest democracy, ranks eleventh in the world in terms of the size of its economy with the GNP equivalent to US$471 billion, but ranks 162nd in the world in terms of GNP per capita (US$460).
India is now going through an epidemiological transition, where infectious diseases are receding as causes of adult morbidity and mortality, whereas non-infectious diseases are assuming menacing proportions. The risk factors associated with changing lifestyle have increased the mortality rate because of coronary heart diseases, diabetes, hypertension and neurological disorders.
The World Bank Health Sectoral Priority Review has projected a doubling of cardio-vascular disease mortality rate in India between 1985 and 2015: Truly, a challenge of the new millennium. Certainly, an opportunity for those who desire for societal well-being.PES Institute of Medical Sciences & Research is the right step in this direction that reflects the care, concern and commitment of the PES GROUP for the societal well-being.
Admission Procedure [M.B.B.S]:
- The candidate should have passed two years Intermediate Education conducted by the Board of Intermediate studies, Hyderabad, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects or any other examination recognized as equivalent to it by NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
- The candidate should have secured not less than 50% of the total marks in science subjects taken together at the qualifying examination. Proficiency in English is essential.
- The candidate should have completed 17 year of age at the time of admission.
The college is affiliated to the NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada and is recognized by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi. The M.B.B.S course is governed by the regulations of the NTR University of Health Sciences.The Primary process used to evaluate this program and academic progress of the student includes internal assessment, annual examinations – both theory & practical with viva – and certification of program completion.
Every student shall undergo a period of certified study extending over four and a half academic years divided into 9 semesters, (of 6 months each) from the date of commencement of the study for the subjects comprising the medical curriculum to the date of completion and followed by one year compulsory rotating internship.
The academic progress of the students is assessed through regular internal assessments and examinations in theory, practical and clinical at the end of every semester. The successful students have to compulsorily undertake one year rotating internship in various departments before they are registered as qualified physicians.