Pvt med edu fees rise 2%-10%; parents seek check on deposits
The Times of India Mumbai|January 29, 2022
Mumbai: Fees at several private medical colleges have gone up by 2% to 10%. Most colleges had sought higher fee hikes this year, citing a deficit in hospital revenue in the pandemic.
Yogita.Rao

Not all proposals, though, were approved by the Fee Regulating Authority (FRA). From the pre-Covid year of 2019, the fees have gone up by up to 20%. Meanwhile, parents want fees charged under other heads such as caution money to be monitored too.

Fees at Vedantaa Institute of Medical Sciences, Palghar, the college registered under the Companies Act, dropped marginally from Rs 16.6 lakh to Rs 16.3 lakh this year but increased by 12.4% since 2019-20. Vedantaa charges the highest fees among all private colleges in the state. There is no fee hike at Kashibai Navale Medical College, Pune. Fees at Amravati’s PDMC, Ahmednagar’s Vikhe Patil College, and Nashik’s SMBT College went up by 10% compared with the previous year.

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