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Government Medical College

Government Medical College

Established : 1947
Type : Co-Education
Chairman : --
Dean : Dr. Abhimanyu Niswade
Former Name : GMC, Nagpur
Location : Nagpur
Affiliation(s) : Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Category : Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Accreditation / Recognition : Medical Council of India (M.C.I.)
Department(s) : M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.D. & M.S.


  • M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Bachelor Science of Nursing
  • Doctor of Medicine in Physiology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Biochemistry
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pathology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Social & Preventive Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine in Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics
  • Doctor of Medicine in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anesthesia
  • Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesia
  • Master of Surgery in Orthopedics
  • Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology
  • Master of Surgery in ENT
  • Master of Surgery in Anatomy
  • Master of Chirurgical in Plastic Surgery

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Government medical College, Nagpur is the premire institute of Central India. The College was established in 1947 Ad and was inaugurated by the first president of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad The Campus is stretched over an area of 196 acres.

The Hospital Atthached to this institution has 1401 bed with updated facilities. beside Medical College and Hospital and Superspeciality Hospital, The Campus incorporates Dental College, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Nursing Schools.

The first batch was admitted in July 1947. The students were admitted from Nagpur as well as from Sagar University. The selection criteria was merit in inter science grade and an interview. With the starting of Medical College, threats was looming for closing down the LMP Course, the students of 1946 batch demonstrated on the road for 7 to 8 months under the leadership of Dr.Dubey, Dr.Tiwari and Dr.Rangilal. Shri Ravi Shankar Shukla the then Chief Minister was convinced about the problem and the whole batch was transferred to GMC in 1947.

This batch was allowed to appear 6 months earlier to those who were admitted in 1947 directly to GMC. Out of them only seven students passed in the final examination and they became the first medical graduates of this institute.

An entrance examination was started in 1952, and very next year, it was abandoned. The degree course was of five years without an internship. It was divided in two years in Anatomy and Physiology, two years in Pathology, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine, while the final year had medicine, Surgery, Opthalmology and gynaecology. The college got MCI recognisition in 1952. The internship was started from 1953 batch and it was 9 months in District Hospital and 9 months in village dispensaries. The teachers used to be very strict and had full attention over the behavior, regularity and sincere work of the students. Some of the teachers used to keep the record of the students.The record was referred during the examination. However, the examinations used to be for scoring better marks. The examination was objective as well as subjective. For many days, the examination used to be watchful about the dress of the students and were never allowed without full apron & polished shoos The girl students in the beginning used to wear 9 yard sarees as their uniform.

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