Dharanidhar Medical College and Hospital, Keonjhar

  • India
Name of the College Dharanidhar Medical College and Hospital, Keonjhar
Also Known As DMCH
Year Of Establishment 2022
Location (State/City) Keonjhar, Orissa
College Type Government
Affiliated With MSCBD University, Baripada
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS
Total Intake 100
Official Website gmchkeonjhar.odisha.gov.in
Address 1, Kabita Village, Keonjhar-758001, Odisha.
Contact Details keonjharmc@gmail.com

About Dharanidhar Medical College and Hospital, Keonjhar

The foundation stone of the college was laid by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha Sj. Naveen Pattnaik on 02 Nov 2016. This Medical college was built with an aim to improve the doctor population ratio by utilizing the District Head Quarter Hospital, Keonjhar as the teaching hospital. The College campus spreads over a sprawling area of 44.40 Acres. The present teaching hospital (DHH, Keonjhar) is situated in the main town of Keonjhar around 5 Kms away from the College campus. Government Medical College & Hospital Keonjhar has its own building of teaching hospital adjacent to the medical college.

District Headquarter Hospital (DHH), Keonjhar has capacity of 385 beds distributed among various clinical departments to cater the health services of the district as well as nearby district. The Government Medical College and hospital, Keonjhar has the intake capacity of 100 MBBS seats per year with 500 bedded teaching hospital. Apart from this, it also has 650 capacity auditorium, external development including parking, sports facilities, roads, drains, landscaping, Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) etc.

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Institute aims to nurture students with knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to make them competent healthcare professionals, sensitive to their social responsibilities and serving human civilization in a manner that is worthy of the trust imposed on them.


  • To be a leader in the field of medical education through rigorous implementation of the course along with innovative teaching-learning practices.
  • To set the benchmark for quality education.
  • To enhance research practices among the staff and students.
  • To improve the services for society at large

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Clinical Departments

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology (Skin and VD)
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Oto Rhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radio Diagnosis

Pre- Clinical Departments

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology

Para- Clinical Departments

  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology

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Central Library

The Central library of this medical college is located on the ground floor and 1st floor of the Academic block. Library plays a pivotal role in every educational institution. To carry out the academic pursuits, Library is vital. The library of this medical college was established during the year 2022. It is functioning under the administrative control of the Dean & Principal. It has Indoor and Outdoor reading area for students on the ground floor.

  • Of Books: 1783
  • of Journals Subscribed annually: 26.
  • Indian –20
  • Foreign – 6
  • E-library: 25 computers available


Lecture Halls

Skill Labs




 Affiliated Hospitals

Dharanidhar Medical College and Hospital

The Medical College Hospital is functional at District Headquarter Hospital, Keonjhar with 385 teaching beds with service facility of all the regular clinical departments along with ICU, SICU, SNCU and separate OPD for each clinical department.

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Dharanidhar Medical College and Hospital, Keonjhar

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.




  • Facilities
    • Library
    • Lab
    • Hostel