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Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla

 
AddressShimla 
Pin Code171001  
State Himachal Pradesh 
Phone0177-2804251 
Fax0177-2658339 
E-mailsurenderkashyap@hotmail.com 
Websitewww.igmcshimla.org 
Year of Establishment1966 
ManagementGovernment 
Trust NameData Not Available 
Contact InfoData Not Available 
LocationData Not Available 
Hostel InfoThe hostel facility has been provided and rooms have been alloted to students at Blessington and more blocks are to be added in very near future.The college now provides the facilities of "Open Heart Surgery" for the benefit the poor patients requiring this facility, thus saving money and time. 
More InfoIndira Gandhi Medical College came into existence in the Year 1966 and is recognised by Medical Council of India. There are 31 specialised departments which are functioning in the IGMC with more than 100 faculty members and 173 senior Residence/Registrars. Modern medical facilities in Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology, Radiotherapy, Neurology, Nephrology, Plastic Surgery, Paediatrics Surgery, Cardiothrocic Surgery, Obst and Gynae, Neonotology, Urology, Neuro-Surgery, Gastroentology, Dermatology, ENT, Radiology, Orthopaedics, Nuclear Medicine Opthalmology are available in the institute which are of all India level.

Himachal Pradesh Medical College at Shimla (HPMC) was established in the year 1966 with admissions of 50 students in the first batch. With the establishment of Medical College in the State, the hopes and aspirations of the people of the state were met with the standards of health services going on and students benefiting with the advantage of staying home and getting better educational avenues. Medical College then had a modest beginning with makeshift arrangements for hostels etc., but ecstasy of joining the Medical College located in Shimla with its salubrious climate, took away the agony.

Himachal Pradesh Medical College was renamed Indira Gandhi Medical College ( now popularly known as IGMC in abbreviated form) in 1984. Admission facility was increased to 65 in the year 1978. 2,337number of under- graduates have passed out from this Medical College till 2005.

The post Graduate courses were started in 16 disciplines in the year 1981. So far 462 post graduates and 231in diploma courses have passed out from IGMC till March 2006. More PG courses have been added from the session 2002-2005 in the specialties of Radiotherapy (Oncology) and Skin and VD. Total number of PG Degree seats are 39 and 18 are in diploma courses.

Efforts are on to introduce PG courses in the disciplines of Psychiatry and Pulmonary Medicine. 50% seats are available at IGMC through all India Quota from 2005 onwards.15% seats in M.B.B.S. course are available to all India Quota and 2 seats are available to NRI candidates.

Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla has also been granted the status of Regional Cancer Centre by the Govt. of India, thus providing much needed comprehensive cancer care to the cancer patient. Essential periodical upgradation of facilities for investigations and treatment have been going on regularly and in the year 2005 facility of Open Heart Surgery has been made operationla and in 2006 MRI facility has been added.
 

 Details of courses available in
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla

Course Name Affiliation/Recognition   Eligibility  Intake Inception
Graduate Level Courses
MBBS   65  
MCI, New Delhi 
 
Post Graduate Level Courses
MD - Anaesthesiology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - General Medicine   6  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Microbiology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Paediatrics   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Physiology   1  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Radiothrapy   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medi   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medi   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD/MS - Anatomy   1  
MCI, New Delhi 
MD/MS - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology   5  
MCI, New Delhi 
MS - ENT   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MS - General Surgery   4  
MCI, New Delhi 
MS - Ophthalmology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
MS - Orthopaedics   1  
MCI, New Delhi 
 
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Diploma in Anesthesia   3  
MCI, New Delhi 
Diploma in Child Health   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
Diploma in Clinical Pathology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
Diploma in Orthopaedics   1  
MCI, New Delhi 
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology   2  
MCI, New Delhi 
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis   3  
MCI, New Delhi 
 





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