Medical education in Haryana becomes more expensive as government revises fee structure
Medical education in Haryana is expected to become all the more expensive as the state government has decided to revise the fee structure for various courses.
The Fee Fixing Committee of the Department of Medical Education and Research, established under the Haryana Private Health Sciences Educational Institutions Act 2021 (Admission Regulations, Fixing of fees and maintaining teaching standards), proposed to fix the MD fee structure / MS courses will be launched in private unassisted medical schools affiliated with the University of Health Sciences Pt BD Sharma, Rohtak .
The proposal was first brought up last year when the state government received widespread criticism from opposition parties. However, with the start of the new session, the state government decided to go ahead with the revised tariff structure. The revised rate will apply to groups of students admitted from the 2021-2022 academic year.
“The Haryana government has further considered revising the free structure of the ANM / GNM / MPHW (M) / BSc Nursing / Post Basic BSc Nursing / MSc Nursing / BPT / MPT and MBBS courses in government institutes starting in the session. academic 2021-22, ”reads in a detailed order issued by the Department of Medical Education and Research. The government has sought comments from all stakeholders, including students and parents, on the proposed fee structure. The deadline for comments was August 10. However, the ministry had not yet analyzed the comments received so far.
In the category of tuition fees including development costs, the state government has proposed a fee structure of Rs 9.5 lakh plus 10 percent annual increase in preclinical specialties, Rs 11.50 lakh plus 10 percent annual increase in para-clinical specialties, and Rs 20 lakh plus 10 percent annual increase in clinical specialties. In addition to these, there would be other fees including Rs 10,000 for college security, university fees (actual), thesis fees (Rs 5,000), library fees (Rs 10,000 ), research and consumables costs (20,000 Rs), medical costs (6,000 Rs), gym and sports costs, if provided (according to reality), Internet costs (if provided according to reality) , ongoing dental and medical costs (Rs 10,000), hostel fees (for non-air conditioned rooms – no more than Rs 75,000 per year or real; for AC room no more than Rs 1 lakh per year or real; costs mess on an actual basis and no separate electricity costs for the fan and lighting in the hostel, transportation costs (if any) and back-up power costs.
Preclinical specialties include anatomy, physiology and biochemistry; paraclinical specialties include forensic medicine, pathology, microbiology, community medicine and pharmacology; while clinical specialties include otolaryngology, radiotherapy, respiratory medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, general medicine, ophthalmology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology and diagnostic radiology (DVL).
The fees for the MBBS course in government medical schools have already been revised by a notification dated November 6, 2020 to Rs 80,000 per year with an annual increase of 10%.
The state government has also proposed a revised fee structure for BSc Nursing / post basic BSc Nursing / M.Sc Nursing / BPT / MPT courses at government colleges.
According to the proposed structure, the total fees for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing have been increased from Rs 16,250 to Rs 24,140; for the post-basic nursing course, it was increased from Rs 19,750 to Rs 29,750; for MSc Nursing and NPCC, it went from Rs 30,250 to Rs 38,475; and for BPT courses, it has been increased from Rs 12,400 to Rs 24,125. No room rent will be charged to guests for these courses, with the exception of Rs 9,000 per year as electricity costs.
According to state government policy, students seeking admission to these courses should sign a bond with the Department of Medical Education. The government will also facilitate an educational loan of Rs 10 lakh per year for four years. After a five-and-a-half-year moratorium, students would have two repayment options. Those who pass out will be given a job in Haryana and the government will repay the loan in seven years. In the event that the unconscious student wishes to withdraw from Haryana and work elsewhere, he / she will have to repay the loan at his / her own level.