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Lady Hardinge Medical College

Lady Hardinge Medical College
New Delhi

Established : 1916
Type : Womens
President : Dr. Asha Gandhi
Principal : --
Former Name : LHMC
Location : New Delhi
Affiliation(s) : University of Delhi
Category : Under Graduate & Post Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : --
Department(s) : M.B.B.S., M.D. & M.S.


  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Forensic Medicine
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Community Medicine

To be updated soon..

  • »  Library
  • »  Auditorium
  • »  Laboratories
  • »  Ground for Sports And Extra Co-Curricular Acitivities
  • »  Campus with all the Modern Infrastructure

When the National Capital of India was shifted to Delhi, Lady Hardinge (1868-1914), the wife of the then Viceroy of India, Charles Hardinge, was the first to take initiative for starting a medical college for women, as the lack of separate medical college for women made it impossible for Indian women to study medicine. The foundation stone was laid by Lady Hardinge, on 17 March 1914, and to commemorate the visit of Queen Mary in 1911-12, it was named 'Queen Mary College & Hospital'. Lady Hardinge was actively involved in collecting funds from the institution of princely states and public. Unfortunately, She died on July 11, 1914.

The college was eventually inaugurated on 7 February 1916 by Viceroy of India - Charles Hardinge, in the area so called as Imperial Delhi Enclave'. On the suggestion of Queen Mary, the college and the hospital was named after Lady Hardinge , called Lady Hardinge Hospital, to perpetuate the memory of its founder. The college started under the able leadership of Dr. Kate Platt, who was the first principal of the college. The number of annual admission was confined only to 16. The college was then affiliated to Punjab University. The students had to go to take up their examination on successful completion of their curriculum to King Edward Medical College, Lahore. The college became affiliated to the University of Delhi in 1950 and post-graduate courses were started in 1954.

Dr. Ruth Young CBE, who as Ruth Wilson was the first Professor of Surgery at the College, served as Principal from 1936 until 1940. The Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, one of the two hospitals attached to the Lady Hardinge Medical College, was built in 1956.

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