Government Medical College (GMC), Patiala

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Government Medical College (GMC), Patiala

time outline iconPatiala, Punjab, India


Government Medical College,Patiala was started on 29th September, 1953 at Patiala, the capital oferstwhile Pepsu State, at that time a separate State from Punjab, under the Government Of India President’s rule . This was the first Medical College in Pepsu State with a population of over 20 lacs. The foundation stone of the college building was laid by Dr. Rajendra Parshad then President of India on 21.12.1953. The opening ceremony of Rajendra Hospital, Patiala was performed bythe Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, in 1954.


Hostel Facility: The college provides 4 hostels for undergraduate students and 1 hostel for postgraduate students. All the hostels are provided with basic facilities to meet the daily requirements of students. Hostels are allotted to students based on the availability of rooms. All the hostels are provided with wardens to maintain the rules and regulations of hostels.

Auditorium: The auditorium of Government Medical College, Patiala is well equipped with modern audio and visual facilities to meet the needs of the advancing technology. All the important meetings, seminars, conferences etc are conducted inside the auditorium.

Sports: The college campus has different playgrounds for playing different sports including football, cricket and courts for playing basketball, tennis, badminton etc. Facilities for playing other indoor games like chess, carom, table tennis etc are also provided.

Gymnasium: The gym is provided with all essential equipment so that students can do workouts and exercises according to them. Instructors are also provided to guide the students during their workout sessions.

Canteen: The college canteen of Government Medical College, Patiala serves meals and snacks to students and staff at affordable rates. All the meals that are prepared and served are hygienic and tasty.

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Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS)


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