B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune

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Name of the College B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune
Also Known As BJGMC Pune
Year Of Establishment 1964
Location (State/City) Pune, Maharashtra
College Type Govt
Affiliated With Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS
Total Intake 250
Official Website bjmcpune.org
Address B.J. Govt. Medical College, Pune J.P. Narayan Road, Sassoon Hospital Compound, Station Road, Pune-411001 (Maharashtra) Pune
Contact Details 020-26128000 ,020-26126868, 020-26130991


About B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune

Mahatma Gandhiji Operated for Appendicectomy on 12th January 1924. On March 18, 1922 Mahatma Gandhiji sentenced to six years simple imprisonment for sedition by session Judge, Ahamdabad. The embodied symbol of Indian nation immured behind the walls of the Yerawada Central Prison, Poona. The Jail Manual applied to him rigorously and yet in prison Gandhiji was “as happy as a bird”.

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Twenty-two months of prison life had an adverse effect on Gandhiji’s health. On the night of January 12,1924, amidst a violent thunderstorm, state prisoner Gandhiji operated upon in Sassoon Hospital, Poona, by Colonel Maddock for acute appendicitis. The electric light fused during the operation. The appendectomy had to finished by the light of hurricane lamp. Gandhiji thanked his surgeon profusely and they became warm friends. The prisoner under guard began picking up unexpectedly fast.

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Department / Specialties is B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune

Pre-Clinical Departments

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry

 Para-Clinical Department

  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Community Medicine
  • Pathology

Clinical Departments

  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases
  • Skin & V. D.
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthesiology

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Facilities / Infrastructure in B. J. Govt. Medical College, Pune


Separate hostels for boys and girls

Sports and others

  • Volley-ball Ground (at Gents’ hostel)
  • Basket-ball Ground (under process)
  • Cricket Ground, Football Ground
  • Badminton hall with wooden flooring
  • Gym hall
  • Facility for Single & Double Bar exercise

Recreation facilities

  • V. cum Table Tennis Hall
  • Reading room in both hostels
  • Recreation hall

Affiliated Hospitals

In the year 1869, foundation of Sassoon Hospital was done from the generous donation of Sir David Sassoon, a Jewish Philanthropist. Hospital was then having 144 beds. Sassoon Hospital played a major role in controlling plague epidemic in 1892. In the year 1909, expansion of Sassoon Hospital was done from the generous donation of Mr. Jacob Sassoon. Further expansion was made from the donation of Shri Anklesaria in the year 1911.

Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was operated in Sassoon hospital on 12th January 1924 for Appendicectomy. Played major role in dealing with critical patients of ‘Swine Flu’ during the epidemic by starting special ICU care unit and also developed ‘Pune Pattern’ of management to be followed later for whole country in year 2009-2010. Promptly dealt with the ‘German Bakery’ Bomb Blast victims in year 2010.

Sassoon General Hospitals is a large state-run hospital in Pune, India with 1296 beds. It is affiliated to the B. J. Medical College and a Nurses training School. Sassoon Hospital caters to 9,426,959 population of Pune District- a 2nd most populous district in the State of Maharashtra. The Jewish philanthropist David Sassoon from Mumbai made a generous donation to make the construction of the hospital possible in 1867. The hospital could originally accommodate 144 patients.

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Eligibility & Admission Process

Eligibility MBBS

– Pass with minimum 50 % marks in Intermediate (Bi.P.C)

– Must Qualify in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)

Admission Process

Admission to the MBBS programme is based on candidates’ performance in NEET. Once the NEET results are declared, then the eligible candidates are called for counselling process.




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