Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM), Kanpur

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Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVM), Kanpur

time outline iconKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India


G.S.V.M. Medical College,Kanpur, known for its academic excellence. This was the first medical college of U.P. established in independent India, forming a landmark in the annals of medical education in the state of U.P. It is one of the five medical colleges in India established under the second five year plan. This college came into existence in November 1955 and its foundation stone was laid down by Hon’ble Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India.


Central Library: It has a large collection of textbooks and reference books and subscribes to a large number of National and International journals. The library also has a textbook bank for poor students. It is air conditioned and equipped with internet facility.

 Auditorium: It is one of the biggest in Kanpur and has a capacity of 673 seats along with a huge stage and facility for screening films.It is now under renovation.

Lecture theatres: The theatres are big enough to accommodate about 300 students each. They have been made fully air conditioned, sound proof, equipped with audio visual aids and provided with a power backup.

Hostel Facility: There are 9 hostels for medical students and resident doctors and one for Diploma in Pharmacy students of this college.

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