Government Medical College, Amritsar was founded in 1864, and is formerly known as Glancy Medical College. In 1947 at the time of partition, it was the only medical college present in Northern India. It is now being governed by Director Research and Medical Education, Punjab. The college is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. It has a 200 bedded emergency and super speciality block.
Facts and figures of Government Medical College, Amritsar
Director Research and Medical Education, Punjab
Baba Farid University of Health Science, Faridkot
Number of beds in emergency department
200 bedded emergency and super speciality block.
Number of beds
951 beds for training of UG and PG students
Clock clinical lab, radiological lab, allied diagnostic lab
How to reach
5km far from Amritsar Junction, Guru Arjun Nagar, Putli Ghar, Amritsar, Punjab
Why choose Government Medical College, Amritsar?
Excellent practice and training environment - Government Medical College in Amritsar is one of the oldest medical colleges in India, from the ara of British rule. It has a total of 951 beds for the practice and training of post graduates, under graduates and paramedical students.
Affiliation with hospitals and study environment - Government Medical College, Amritsar is affiliated with a number of hospitals including Guru Nanak Dev, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur, Sant Ram Dhall, Vidya Sagar Mental, and more. The college offers a large library and a study hall in a separate three storied building. Students get access to hundreds of free medical journals for their research needs.