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Government Medical College

Jammu & Kashmir
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Government Medical College is situated at Govt. Medical College, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu - 180001 in Jammu.

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  • 5 Years
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery-M.B.B.S.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Government Medical College - GMC

Government Medical College, Jammu, a premier institute of J&K was started in the year, 1973 in a temporary building with the object to provide quality education and deliver the health care service to the people of this region. This institution is located in the heart of Temple City Jammu. This institution was started with the aim to train fifty medical students for MBBS course per year and to serve as referral hospital for Jammu Province. But now the seating capacity has been increased upto 120 students per year, Besides MBBS course the college also imparts Post-graduate training Course.From the make shift sheds of years, with meager staff and equipments, to the present day mammoth complete with chain of adequately staff and fully equipped associated hospitals, this college is now credited to the amongst a few top institution in the Northern Indian.The institution started with a total of nine hundred beds and with the inauguration of Medical College Hospital building in the year of 1993, it has now increased to 1700 beds including associated hospitals including Sir. Col. R.N.Chopra Nursing Home.At present, Govt. Medical College, Jammu is catering to the patients from whole of Jammu province, part of Kashmir valley and adjoining areas of neighboring states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Five Teaching Hospitals namely, Medical College Hospital, CD Hospital, SMGS Hospital, Psychiatry Hospital & Dental Hospital are associated with Medical College. There are 800 doctors including faculty and residents, 1000 Paramedical Staff including supervisory staff,1500 Class-III & IV employees working in the college and its associated hospitals.

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Many awards has been won by the institute and respective students.


Air conditioned lecture halls with AV aids & state-of-the-art facilities.



30 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 16 PG Courses
  • 6 Diploma Courses
  • 7 Certificate Courses


Govt. Medical College, Jammu has established a Coronary care unit with Echocardiography, Holter, TMT, Image Intensifier and facilities for regular implantation of temporary and permanent Pace makers. A Dialysis unit with latest Haemodialysis Machines’ EEG machines for Neurology patients; a ward for critically burnt patients; a Neurosurgery Unit with backup of Spiral CT Scan and ICU for Head Injury cases; A Urodynamic Lab. and Instruments with Image Intensifier for Endourological operations; A spinal injury cases and facilities for Arthoscopy in Orthopaedics Department; An Endoscopy section with facilities for upper and lower G.I.  Endoscopy for the Gastroenterology Department; Endocrinological Lab. For Hormonal study; ND/Yag laser facilities for Ophthalmology Department; A Disaster ward and ICU in the upgraded Emergency Wing.Government Medical College, Jammu is headed by the Principal and Dean. The College Council comprises of all the Professors and Associated Professors. The Principal of Govt. Medical College is Chairman of the college council. Assistant Professors acting as HOD are Co-opted Members of the Council. Senior most Professors after the Principal is the Members Secretary. This Council serves as an advisory body to the Principal in all matters pertaining to the college. The council convenes a minimum of six sessions per year.

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 GMC has always made an endeavor to direct its various research activities to the relative needs of the society. The research work is carried out in accordance with nationally and internationally approved guidelines. It has to be cleared by a committee of experts from the viewpoint of its necessity and safety of the subjects to be studied along with its ethics. The student pursuing the post graduation courses are required to write a thesis/dissertation on a particular subject. During training the residents thus gain a first hand experience of conducting research in the laboratories along with community and patient care management. All the departments undertake research in the area of national importance. A unique feature of research at this Institute is the establishment of the Department of Experimental Medicine which helps various clinical departments to have an in-depth research at the level of molecular biology and basic sciences to correlate with the various clinical problems e.g. hypertension, coronary artery disease, rheumatic heart diseases, mal-absorption, etc.


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The Diagnostic facilities like MRI, Spiral CT Scan and Cardiac Cath Lab. have recently been introduced in the hospital. The hospital has also developed the infrastructure for open heart surgery and has started performing operation. Central collection Lab has been established to provide facilities for collection of various samples in the hospital and the reports are also issued from window of the Central Collection Lab on next morning. The quality control of the various laboratory tests is also ensured and various automatic and semi-automatic analyzers are used in the various laboratories


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