Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

  • India
Name of the College Government Medical College, Srinagar
Also Known As GMC
Year Of Establishment 1959
Location (State/City) Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
College Type Government
Affiliated With Kashmir University
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, MD, MS
Total Intake 180
Official Website
Address Government Medical College Srinagar, 10-Karan Nagar, Srinagar – 190010 (Jammu & Kashmir) Srinagar
Contact Details 0194-2503114, 2503115, 2453114,2453115


About Government Medical College, Srinagar

Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, one of the oldest medical colleges in North India and first one in the Jammu & Kashmir (J & K) State is currently in its 54th year of birth. It has a leading role in contributing major portion of healthcare manpower to the J & K State. It has been contributing towards producing many renowned and leading clinicians not just in Sub-Continent, but all over the world since its inception.

GMC established in year 1959 with few rooms’ dispensary at banks of Jhelum near current LD hospital. GMC has emerged as premier medical college of the country. Apart from nurturing medical professional over after few decades’ is providing a healing touch to majority of population of state. It was in 1959 that Col. G V S Murthy took charge as the first Principal of GMC.

Anatomy and physiology were the first departments started in the dispensary located near current LD hospital. Two years later, college shifted to the present-day location at Karan Nagar. On 25th of august 1961 GMC was formally inaugurated by then Prime Ministry of the State of Jammu and Kashmir Mr. Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad.

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Soon after inauguration a batch of 50 undergraduate students admitted in the college In 1966 PG Courses in Pre-Clinical subjects where started it was in 1968 Post graduation course in clinical subjects got under way in GMC. With time govt. medical college started training of Para-Medical staff like Radio-graphers, Lab-Technicians Lab-Attendants, Pharmacist, Nurses and sanitary Inspectors.

In 1970`s and 1980`s  considered to be the golden period in the history of Govt. medical college. At this time GMC Srinagar had students not only from various stages of India but from foreign countries as well.

The college has a well-stocked library with over 18000 books. It subscribes to more than 270 international and national journal and has over 14000 bound journals. The library has SLIM software computerized information management system which allows immediate tracing and retrieval of any publication in library

Over 4000 doctors have graduated from GMC till now. Around 1000 students have post-graduated from this prestigious institution. Doctors, Surgeons, and Medical Technologists produced by the GMC have earned world-wide recognition and renown not only for their excellence but also for their commitment and service.

Department / Specialities in Government Medical College, Srinagar


  • Anaesthesiology
  • Blood Bank
  • Chest Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Obst and Gynae
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatric
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • Radiation Oncology


  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • SPM

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Government Medical College, Srinagar

Central Library

Lecture Halls

Skill Labs




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Affiliated Hospitals for Government Medical College, Srinagar

A separate Children Hospital commissioned arrest by fruit Mandi. Likewise, Bone & Joint Hospital was also established for treatment of Orthopaedic alignment. However, the SMHS became the main focus a building started coming up in its vicinity. It was the period when GMC used to be a top 10 Medical Colleges in country.

Currently there are 07 associated hospital of GMC SMHS. G.B Pant, Children Hospital, Lal Ded Maternity Hospital, Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, Chest Diseases Hospital Barzulla and Chitranjan Mobile Hospital. These hospitals have the total bed strength of 2,150. On an average more than 100 patients stay in this hospital as in-patients including the floor patients. About 5-7 thousand people through the O.P departments daily for medical relief.

The hospitals are adequately equipped with nine surgical theatres and delivery rooms. There are on the whole 22 departments functioning. Although the departments are adequately equipped there remains much to done to upgrade them to the changing trends in medical care. The bed strength at SMHS hospital was 750 in 1959 and over the years it has increased to the present strength of 1038. About 2000-3000 people from the O.P department daily found medical relief.

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  • LD Hospital

Eligibility & Admission Process for Government Medical College, Srinagar

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.