Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh are 39 in number. 14 medical colleges are run by government, 23 medical colleges are run by private trusts, and the remaining 2 medical colleges, were established as a university under the Act of Andhra Pradesh State Legislature. These 2 medical colleges have only PG courses and no MBBS seats.
An Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education). This examination is the prerequisite for admission into MBBS Course offered in the 37 Government / Private Medical Colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh for the eligible students.