|Name of the College
|Government Medical College, Nagpur
|Also Known As
|Year Of Establishment
|Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
|MBBS, MD, MS, Diploma, Fellowship
|Near Hanuman Nagar, Nagpur- 440009 (Maharashtra) Nagpur
About Government Medical College, Nagpur
The Government of CP & Berar had taken another firm step in 1946 to appoint Col.A.N. Bose as a Principal and entrusted with the responsibility of starting the basic departments of Anatomy and Physiology. In the beginning, the College started in the Engineering School campus, Sadar, Nagpur. The pre-clinical classes used to held in the same campus, while clinical in Mayo Hospital.
The first batch admitted in July 1947. The students admitted from Nagpur as well as from Sagar University. The selection criteria were merit in inter science grade and an interview. With the starting of Medical College, threats were looking for closing down the LMP Course, the students of 1946 batch demonstrated on the road for 7 to 8 months under the leadership of Dr. Dubey, Dr. Tiwari and Dr. Rangilal.
Shri Ravi Shankar Shukla the then Chief Minister was convinced about the problem and the whole batch transferred to GMC in 1947. This batch was allowed to appear 6 months earlier to those who admitted in 1947 directly to GMC. Out of them only seven students passed in the final examination and they became the first medical graduates of this institute. An entrance examination was started in 1952, and very next year, it abandoned.
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The degree course was of five years without an internship. It divided in two years in Anatomy and Physiology, two years in Pathology, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine, while the final year had medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology and gynaecology. The college got MCI recognisition in 1952. The internship started from 1953 batch and it was 9 months in District Hospital and 9 months in village dispensaries.
The teachers used to be very strict and had full attention over the behaviour, regularity and sincere work of the students. Some of the teachers used to keep the record of the students. The record was referred during the examination. However, the examinations used to be for scoring better marks. The examination was objective as well as subjective. For many days, the examination used to be watchful about the dress of the students and were never allowed without full apron & polished shoos the girl students in the beginning used to wear 9-yard sarees as their uniform.
Department / Specialities in Government Medical College, Nagpur
- DERMATOLOGY VENEROLOGY
- FORENSIC MEDICINE
- OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
- PULMONARY MEDICINE
- PLASTIC MAXILLOFACIAL
- RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
- PAEDIATRIC SURGERY
- RADIO DIAGNOSIS
- PREVENTIVE & SOCIAL MEDICINE
- RADIATION ONCOLOGY
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Facilities / Infrastructure in Government Medical College, Nagpur
Library is two stored building having area of 4000 sq. ft. First floor has separate halls for undergraduate and post graduate students. Reading room is open for 24 hours. Library has 38726 books and 16000 bound journals. Every year around 112 journals are purchased. 2700 thesis are available in library
Separate hostels for boys and girls
Government Medical College and Hospital
- ART Clinic
- Cardiac Clinic
- Diabetic Clinic
- Plastic Surgery OPD
- Paediatric Surgery
- Handicapped Board OPD
- Sickle Cell OPD
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Eligibility & Admission Process for Government Medical College, Nagpur
– Pass with minimum 50 % marks in Intermediate (Bi.P.C)
– Must Qualify in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
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.