Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab

Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab

  • India
Name of the College Government Medical College, Patiala
Also Known As GMC Patiala
Year Of Establishment 1953
Location (State/City) Patiala, Punjab
College Type Government
Affiliated With Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, MD, MS, Nursing
Total Intake 250
Official Website
Address Sangrur Road, Opposite Rajendra Hospital, Patiala – 147001 Patiala
Contact Details 0175-2212018,2212035, 0175-2212055,

About Government Medical College, Patiala

Government Medical College, Patiala started on 29th September, 1953 at Patiala, the capital of erstwhile Pepsu State, at that time a separate State from Punjab, under the Government of India President’s rule. This was the first Medical College in Pepsu State with a population of over 20 lacs.

The Rajendra Hospital, Patiala, was under construction when the college started. The foundation stone of the college building laid by Dr. Rajendra Parshad then President of India on21.12.1953. The opening ceremony of Rajendra Hospital, Patiala performed by the Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, in 1954.

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Rajendra Hospital Patiala named after the Maharaja Rajendra Singh (1856–1900) of erstwhile state. The foundation laid down by Maharaja Yadvinder Singh on 15th April 1950. It started as a 500 bedded hospital and presently it houses1009 bedded in Rajendra Hospital Patiala and 121 bedded in T.B. Hospital, Patiala. The T.B. Hospital, Patiala has been designated as Zonal Task Force Centre of North India for involvement of Medical Colleges in RNTCP. The Hospital is also working as State T.B. Training and Demonstration Centre for the State of Punjab and U.T.

The present college building was constructed in 1953 for the admission of 50 MBBS students whereas at present: – 225 M.B.B.S., 144 Post Graduate, 6 MSc. (Biochemistry, Anatomy) 50 Bsc. Nursing, 30 Post Basic Nursing, 10 Bsc. Medical (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry), 40 D.M.L.T, 60 D-Pharmacy, 12 Radiographer Diploma students are being admitted in this Institution.

Department / Specialities in Government Medical College, Patiala

  • Anaesthesia
  • Anatomy
  • Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Biochemistry
  • Cardiology
  • Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine
  • Community Medicine including Public Health
  • Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy
  • ENT
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Oto Rhino Laryngology
  • Pathology (Including Clinical)
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatrics Surgery
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiology
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio-Diagnosis
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Skin and Vd
  • Spm
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • TB Chest
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Urology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Government Medical College, Patiala

Central library

Lecture Halls

Skill Labs




Cultural Activities

Medical Facilities

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Affiliated Hospitals for Government Medical College, Patiala

Rajindra Hospital

Famous Rajindra hospital was built in 1954. It is linked with The Government Medical College. Rajindra Hospital is a major hospital in Punjab. Hospital offers so many services to patients. It has a specialized staff for Surgery, Ultrasonography, Obstetrics, Radiotherapy and Plastic Surgery. Mata Kaushalaya Devi Hospital which was formed in 1890 as a Lady Dufferin Hospital provides support to Rajindra Hospital.

In 1954, Rajindra Hospital has the capacity of 900 beds. The hospital is fully furnished. It has latest equipment’s and devices which helps in better treatment of the patients. Hospital has two spacious lecture theatres. Audio Visual aids and Epidiascope’s projections are present in hospital.

T B Hospital

We T B Hospital at dedicated for providing non-surgical treatments for many ailments which cannot be cured easily. We provide complete care to patients of all age groups. It is our aim to treat as many patients as we can by providing suitable treatments. We also provide suitable medicines according to the disease and disorders along with treatment which are made with precision and utmost care by professionals.

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Government Medical College, Patiala

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.