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Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College

Established : 1995
Type : Co-Education
Superintendent : Dr. D. J. Vatsraj
Dean : Dr. Manish Mehta
Former Name : PDU Medical College
Location : Rajkot
Affiliation(s) : Saurashtra University
Category : Under Graduate & Post Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : --
Department(s) : M.B.B.S., M.D. & M.S.

Courses Offered & Capacity of UG & PGs

Courses of Study (M.B.B.S.)

(a) Pre-requisites for admission: XII (HSC – Higher Secondary) Std. + CET Examination passed with Science Subject.
(b) Method of selection  
  i) Strictly on the basis of performance at the qualifying public examination No
  ii) Competitive entrance examination Yes
  iii) Minimum percentage of marks for admission to MBBS Course Open Merit: 50 % Marks in Science Subject
SC, ST, SEBC (Others): 40%
(c) i) No. of actual working days : Monday to Saturday 6 days a week. Approx 210 days/yr. for non-clinical and 250 days / yr. for clinical depts.
  ii) Daily working hours For College : 9 am to 5 pm. (Monday to Friday) & 9 am to 1 pm (Saturday)
For Hospital : 9 am to 6 pm. (Monday to Friday) & 9 am to 1 pm (Saturday)
(d) Year of introduction of the new curriculum of (1997) Introduced in 1997 in Saurashtra University to which this Institution is affiliated.


(If it differs from council recommendations, bring that out clearly)

  Name of Subject Duration of study
1st MBBS Anatomy 1 Yrs.
  Community Medicine  
2nd MBBS Pharmacology 1.5 Yrs.
  Forensic Medicine  
  Community Medicine  
Final MBBS    
Part - I Community Medicine 1 Yr.
Part – II Medicine (Incl. Pediatrics) 1 Yr.
  Surgery (Incl. Orthopedics)  
  Obst. & Gyne.  

  Practical Theory Total
Attendance (Minimum attendance percentage for appearing at the University examination) 80% 75% 75%

Percentage of marks for Internal Assessment included in the 20% total marks of University examination.


Total Number of Seats : 150

Eligibility Requirements : Indian Nationals, NRI- As per government rules

Selection Procedure Details : XII (HSC – Higher Secondary) Std. Examination passed withScience Subject. + CET / PMT

Reservations : As per State Government Rules

Rules Regarding Admission : As per State Government Rules

  • »  Laboratory with blood separation unit,
  • »  Radiology department - ultrasonography, routine x-rays, CT scan (provided through the ORET project),
  • »  Postpartum unit, infertility treatment,
  • »  Physiotherapy department (equipments provided through the ORATE project),
  • »  Surgery - urology, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, endoscopic surgery,
  • »  District handicap rehabilitation center - caters to persons with visual, ENT, orthopedic, psychiatric handicaps by providing them training & free equipments.
  • »  Water Supply - From the Rajkot Munic Corp And Separate bore wells in the campus
  • »  Electric Supply Sanctioned Load College- : 225 KVA & hospital:550 KVA
  • »  Generators:
    College:160 KVA
    Hospital: New OPD Buliding:100 KVA, Old OPD Building :60 KVA, KTChildren Hospital: 60KVA, Blood Bank:120 KVA, GTSEye Hospital :2 KVA, 10 KVA Medical store, 125 KVA Zanana Hospital
  • »  Drainage & Sewage Disposal: Common STP of Rajkot Munic Corp.
  • »  Library : Library premises are divided in two parts mainly – Central Library and Library Reading Room.
  • »  Cultural Activities
  • »  Sports Activity:
    Outdoor Games Played: Volley Ball, Cricket, Basketball
    Number of playgrounds:2
    Indoor Games Played: Chess, Carrom, Badminton, Table Tennins
  • »  Student Welfare Activity
  • »  Hostel & Staff accomodation: Seperate Hostel facility for Boys & Girls
  • »  Laundry Facilities
  • »  Kitchen Facilities
  • »  Canteen Available

Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Medical College, Rajkot was started in June 1995. It now admits 150 (100 Recognised and 50 Permitted) students per year and is the fastest growing medical college of Gujarat with the target of providing sub speciality education in 15 branches of Medicine & Surgery. It is affiliated to Saurashtra University, Rajkot.

The College, located in Rajkot city of Gujarat state, India, is one of a few handful government run medical colleges of the state, working in association with the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Government Medical Hospital, lying in the same arena. Located at "Hospital Chowk", that is the government hospital cross lanes, it lies at the entrance of the city.

The college deals with undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the medical profession. The four and half year undergraduate course for the degree of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) includes batches of 100 students, the number being half two years ago. The postgraduate course for the degrees of M.S. (Master of Surgery) and M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) involves variable number of seats as according the department of specialty concerned.

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