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Government Medical College and Hospital

Address: Sector 32,Chandigarh, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, 160030
01722665253,
01722665545
01722609360,
01722608488
www.gmch.nic.in

Overview

Government Medical College and Hospital and Hospital-GMCH Chandigarh was started during the year 1991 in pursuance of the No Objection Certificate issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Health...
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Courses

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  More  
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Lab Technology  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and Operation Theater  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology  More  
  • Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Techniques  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anatomy  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesiology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pathology  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry  More  
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pulmonary Medicine  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology  More  
  • Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics  More  
  • MD - Anaesthesiology  More  
  • MD - Forensic Medicine  More  
  • MD - Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion  More  
  • MD - Microbiology  More  
  • MD - Paediatrics  More  
  • MD - Pathology  More  
  • MD - Psychiatry  More  
  • MD - Social and Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine  More  
  • MD - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine  More  
  • MD/MS - Anatomy  More  
  • MD/MS - Obstetrtics and Gynaecology  More  
  • MD/MS - Ophthalmology  More  
  • MS - ENT  More  
  • MS - Orthopaedics  More  
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Government Medical College and Hospital Details

Government Medical College and Hospital and Hospital-GMCH Chandigarh was started during the year 1991 in pursuance of the No Objection Certificate issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, vide their U.O.No. 12013/31-90ME(P) dated 15-01-91.

The defacto Government Medical College and Hospital was started in the Prayaas building, Sector 38, Chandigarh after the foundation stone laying ceremony was performed by the former Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Chandra Shekhar on 20 January, 1991 in Sector 32 on the quilt of 36.09 acre of land allotted by the Chandigarh Administration.

In the first instance, the construction for Government Medical College and Hospital was started with the outlay of Rs. 100.00 Lac earmarked in the annual plan for 1991-92. The first 500-bedded General Hospital in sector 16 remains choked with the flow of patients from the first phase sectors of the city and the surrounding states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and western parts of Uttar Pradesh.

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, located in sector 12, Chandigarh was conceived as a premier referral centre for the northern states of India.The second General Hospital in Sector 32 had been planned to serve the second phase sectors, thereby relieving pressure on General Hospital, Sector 16 and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), so that the latter could serve as a first rate referral hospital.Chandigarh, best educational facilities in the country. Besides the Panjab University and the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, it has an Engineering College, College of Arts, College of Architecture, a number of Government and Private Degree Colleges and other prestigious and important research institutions. Somehow, the city had lacked a Medical College for graduate studies, i.e. MBBS.

Government Medical College and Hospital is located in Sector 32, Chandigarh. Government Medical College and Hospital provides opportunity of a career in medicine to many promising students who were denied of this opportunity because of ‘domicile’ restrictions imposed by the states in which these colleges are located. In view of the start of the Medical College in the city, the Chandigarh Administration created the Department of Medical Education & Research. The College was granted provisional affiliation for the MBBS course by the Panjab University, vide letter No. 8334/Mis dated 12.9.91, and permanent affiliation vide letter No.2730/A-4/Misc dated 3.4.99 for 50 admissions annually.

 Government Medical College and Hospital provides Facilities of Library, Laboratories, Medical facilities, Extra curricular activities, Hostels.The hospital building is being constructed with the highest specifications available in the country so that it can be kept hygienically clean and relatively infection free, in the patient’s interests. Crevices, projections and other designs, which can collect dust and cobwebs, have been avoided in the construction. Such infection harboring designs have been eliminated. Based upon modern technology and the utilization of the modern approach for the building of any complex, specially a large hospital, the Chief Architect, Chandigarh Administration, had evolved a new concept based on the modular system.

Government Medical College and Hospital has nearly 250 teaching staff in basic and clinical departments in addition to 70 junior residents. The faculty is highly qualified and selected directly or through the PGI, Chandigarh, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi and the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K. The Government Medical College and Hospital has been recognised for the award of MBBS degree by Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Government Medical College and Hospital offers courses of Undergraduate, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Post Graduate,  Doctor of Medicine (MD):- Anesthesiology, Pathology, Anatomy, Paediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Psychiatry, Master of Surgery (MS):- Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Obstt. & Gynae, ENT.

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