Govt Medical College, Amritsar

 
Govt Medical College, Amritsar
City Amritsar, Punjab, India
Established 1920
Affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala
Phone +91-183-2426918
Email [email protected]
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Govt Medical College, Amritsar was established in the year 1920, Govt Medical College, Amritsar is affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala

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    Government Medical College, Amritsar come into being as a Medical School in Lahore in 1864 . The School continued to work in the capital city of undivided Punjab till its subsequent relocation to the holy city of Amritsar in 1920. The L.S.M.F (Licentiate of State Medical Faculty) was granted at the end of a four year course to entrants who were initially admitted after passing their matriculation.

    The School was upgraded to the status of Medical College in 1943, the foundation stone was laid by Lt. Col. Nawab Khijar Tiwana, premier of Punjab on February 1, 1944. The Medical College was named after His Excellency Sir Bertrand James Glancy the then Governor of the state. The new Medical College started awarding the M.B.; B.S. degree which empowered the holders to practice medicine and surgery. Old Ortho OPD VJ Hospital

    The Victoria Jubilee (V.J.) Hospital, named in commemoration of the Jubilee celebrations of H.E. Queen Victoria's rule, began functioning as a general hospital in 1891, it was later attached to the Medical College and has now been renamed as Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. The remarkable building houses a number of important departments.

    At the time of partition of country, the Medical College, Amritsar was only three years old. Dr A.N. Goyal (1947-51) was the first principal of the college after independence. The College and its attached group of hospitals were assigned the onerous responsibility of providing succor and medical aid to the refugees who arrived in the country in a state of dejection. The medical teams under the proficient leadership of Lt. Col. B.S. Nat, Medical Superintendent of Victoria Jubilee Hospital provided unparallel care to the sick and wounded. The quality of services rendered by the College despite the paucity of resources earned it laurels both in India and abroad and bolstered its premiership.

    VJ HospitalLt. Col. B.S. Nat was later promoted as Director Health Services and Education Punjab. The V.J. Hospital owes much of its expansion to Col. Nat. The college continues to celebrate the annual Col. Nat-All India Inter Medical College Hockey Tournament in his memory.

    The Medical College started awarding Post graduate degree and diplomas after India achieved independence. Philanthropic organization too came forwarded to help in the expansion of the college. A separate pediatric hospital was set up with the help of Ram Saran Dass Parkash Wati Kakkar Trust in 1950. A TB Sanatorium, the Ram Lal Free Eye and Ear Nose and Throat Hospital and separate Orthopedics ward were built with the help of other charitable Trusts.

    The renowned Mental Hospital, named after Dr. Vidya Sagar was also attached to Medical College to help provide training to medical students in the subject of psychiatry. The first two blocks of the college hostel called A and B Blocks were built in 1929. These aesthetically designed hostel buildings built on the pattern of Cambridge University have withstood the ravages of time and invitingly face the college play grounds. Later, other hostel blocks were added to meet the requirements of the students.

    In order to meet the growing needs of the College, the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital was built in 1974, adjacent to theGuru Nanak Dev Hospital OPD Complex college complex. This three-storey hospital houses a spacious out-door section, emergency wards, and various speciality and super-specialty departments. Emergency medical services are also run from the premises of this hospital. A round the clock clinical laboratory, radiological and allied diagnostic facilities are also available. A total of 951 beds are available for teaching and training of under graduate, post graduate and paramedical students.

    A rehabilitation section and an artificial limb fitting centre were added to Orthopedics department in 1978. A 200 bedded Emergency and superspeciality Block is under construction and is likely to begin functioning shortly.

    Over the years the school emerged as a nursery of medical teachers who have fanned out in the country to set up new teaching institutions in order to meet the growing needs of the nation.

    The Medical College and Guru Nanak Dev Hospital is spread over an area of 163 acres and has sufficient land for futureNew superspeciality Block expansion. The institution has retained its eminence in providing excellent patient care to a vast area of North India including Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and even the neighbouring country of Afghanistan. The Institution has also provided brilliant doctors and medical scientists, not only to prestigious institution of India like All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh but also to many institutes in the world, particularly U.K, U.S.A and Canada.

    Government Medical College,
    Amritsar-143001
    India

    Principal's Office

    Fax : +91-183-2426506

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Doctoral / PhD Programs Courses

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Pathology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Pathology

    View Details Duration: 3Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Pediatrics)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in MD Pediatrics

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Microbiology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in MD Microbiology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Community Medicine)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Community Medicine

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Pharmacology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Pharmacology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Radio Diagnosis)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Radio Diagnosis

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Psychiatry)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Psychiatry

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Anesthesiology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Anesthesiology

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Forensic Medicine & Anatomy)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in MD Forensic Medicine & Anatomy

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Physiology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Physiology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Obstetrics and Gynecology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in M.D Obstetrics and Gynecology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in MD Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in Doctor of Medicine (M.D)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Doctor of Medicine (MD Internal Medicine)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in MD Internal Medicine

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Masters Degree Courses

    Master of Surgery (MS General Surgery)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in MS General Surgery

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Surgery (MS Orthopedics)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in MS Orthopedics

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Surgery (MS Anatomy)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in MS Anatomy

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Surgery (MS Otorhinolaryngology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Masters Degree in MS Otorhinolaryngology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Surgery (MS Ophthalmology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in MS Ophthalmology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Science (MSc Medical)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Medical

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Surgery (MS)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Surgery (MS)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Nursing (BSc Nursing)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Nursing

    View Details Duration: 4 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BSc MLT)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc MLT (Medical Laboratory technology)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Medical Lab Technology)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Medical Lab. Technology

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers 5.5 Year Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    View Details Duration: 5.5 Year    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Diploma / Certification Courses

    Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Diploma in Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Diploma / Certification

    Diploma in Radiography (DR)

    Govt Medical College, Amritsar offers Full Time Diploma in Diploma in Radiography (DR)

    View Details Duration: 18 months    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Diploma / Certification
     
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      Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.