Government Medical College Ongole

Government Medical College, Ongole

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Name of the Institute Government Medical College, Ongole
Also Known As GMC Ongole, RIMS Ongole
Year Of Establishment 2011
Location (State/City) Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
Institute Type Government
Affiliated With NTR University of Health Sciences, VijayWada
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, PG, Nursing
Total Intake 120
Official Website
Address Government Medical College, Bhagya Nagar 5th Lane, Ongole, Pin Code-523001, Prakasam Dist (Andhra Pradesh) Ongole
Contact Details 08592-233309

About Government Medical College, Ongole 

Government Medical College, Ongole formerly known as Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RGIMS Ongole) founded in 2011 and is most popularly known as RIMS Ongole, located in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh.

Government Medical College, Ongole is a medical institution of excellence that offers quality medical and para-medical education with an infrastructure that is one of the best in the country. Within a short span of its inception, it has made its mark in the field of medical education as a quality institution growing at considerable pace, grooming future health care professionals.

Eminent faculty and fully staffed departments with good facilities, sets an excellent educational environment. The academic achievements of the institution are several, which include University ranks, admission to higher studies etc. It has maintained best results in all university examinations consistently. All the courses offered approved by competent authority. The institution aims to offer many courses in various areas of medical science and is also running PG degree courses in selected specialities.

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The foundation stone for the medical college laid by Late. Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 01-07-2007. The Institute named as Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ongole and established as semiautonomous institute under act 31 of 2007 spread over 37.23 acres. RIMS has converted to “Government Medical College” with effect from 28/12/2018 vide G.O, M.S No. 232 HM & FW (A) dept.

  • First batch of M.B.B.S course started with 100 students during the academic year 2011-2012.
  • During 2019-2020, Twenty additional seats added under EWS Quota.
  • Post Graduate courses  initiated in the year 2018, in 3 departments viz; Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology with 4 seats each.
  • In the year 2021, Two seats added in the department of Psychiatry.
  • Letter of intent for Post Graduate course seats received from NMC for one seat in Respiratory Medicine and two seats in forensic medicine.
  • Application submitted for NMC for new 79 post graduate seats.

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Department / Specialties in Government Medical College, Ongole 

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Anatomy
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Community Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • ENT
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • T.B.C.D.

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Government Medical College, Ongole 

The Government Medical College campus is in nearly 40 acres in size and has a total constructed space of about 8,60,000 square metres. The College buildings cover over 3,28,000 square metres, with distinct Hostel and residential blocks, while the Hospital structures, including the OPD complex, cover over 5,20,000 square metres. Prakasam District is home to this Government Medical College. This Medical College is equipped with all the necessary structures as mandated by the National Medical Commission (NMC).

The Government Medical College has the following facilities within its campus.

  • Libary
  • Gym
  • Hostel
  • Auditorium
  • Computer Lab
  • Sports Ground
  • Medical Hospital
  • Senior Residents

Affiliated Hospitals for Government Medical College, Ongole 

Government General Hospital Ongole

Government General Hospital, Ongole consists of 650 beds with state-of-the-art infrastructure with 18 modular operation theaters, well-equipped I.C.Us. Highly skilled professionals and para medical staff provide the quality health care around the clock.

GMC Hospital is managed by a team of dedicated medical professionals with rich teaching, clinical and research experience in reputed Medical Colleges and Hospitals in the Country.

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Government Medical College, Ongole 

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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