Punjab, a province bordering Pakistan, is the spiritual home of India’s Sikhs. The Harmandir Sahib, the holiest gurdwara, is located in Amritsar, which was founded in the 1570s by Sikh Guru Ram Das (Sikh place of worship). It is a prominent pilgrimage destination known in English as the Golden Temple and surrounded by the Pool of Nectar. Durgiana Temple, a Hindu temple famous for its carved silver doors, is also located in Amritsar.

A total number of 14,502 students from Punjab have applied for the NEET examination. Punjab has three government medical colleges and eight private medical colleges. There were five different exam centres in Punjab and as per the unofficial records, more than 97 per cent of the applicants have appeared for the NEET 2021 held on September 12th. Here in this blog, we would like to share the details of three reputed government medical colleges in Punjab.

1. GMC Patiala – Government Medical College

Patiala Medical College is one of the Punjab state government’s oldest government medical colleges. GMC Patiala was located in the Patiala district of the state of North-West Punjab. Patiala and East Punjab union state governments proposed the Patiala government medical college in 1951. Following that, in 1953, the Patiala government medical college was founded. The GMC Patiala has an affiliated hospital called the Maharaja Rajindar Singh Hospital.

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years225
MS General Surgery3 Years18
MD General Medicine3 Years12
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years12
MD Pathology3 Years11
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years9
MS Orthopaedics3 Years8
MD Anaesthesia3 Years7
MD Paediatrics 3 Years7
MS Anatomy3 Years7
MS ENT3 Years7
MD Physiology3 Years6
MS Ophthalmology3 Years6
Post Graduate Diploma in Anesthesiology2 Years6
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years5
MD Pharmacology3 Years5
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 Years5
MD Biochemistry3 Years4
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years3
MD Psychiatry3 Years3
MD Social and Preventive Medicine3 Years2
MD Microbiology3 Years1

Website: https://gmcpatiala.com/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

2. Government Medical College, Amritsar

In 1947, after the partition of India, Punjab was separated into two parts: East Punjab (India) and West Punjab (Pakistan) (Pakistan). GMCA was the only medical college in Northern India at the time. The previous name of the institution was Glancy Medical College. The college was named after the former governor-general of Punjab and after independence renamed to its current name. The college is controlled by the Punjab Director of Research and Medical Education and is affiliated with the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences in Faridkot.

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
MD General Medicine3 Years18
MS General Surgery3 Years13
MD Anesthesiology3 Years9
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years9
MS Orthopaedics3 Years9
MS Anatomy3 Years8
MD Microbiology3 Years7
MD Pathology3 Years7
Diploma in Anesthesia2 Years6
MS Ophthalmology3 Years6
MS Otorhinolaryngology3 Years6
MD Community Medicine3 Years5
MD Paediatrics3 Years5
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years5
Diploma in Child Health2 Years4
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years4
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years4
MD Pharmacology3 Years4
MD Physiology3 Years4
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 Years4
MD Psychiatry3 Years3
MD Biochemistry3 Years2
B.Sc Medical3 Years
B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology3 Years
B.Sc Nursing4 Years
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology2 Years
Diploma in Radiography2 Years
M.Sc Anatomy2 Years
M.Sc Biochemistry2 Years
M.Sc Physiology2 Years

Website: http://gmc.edu.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

3. Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot

Guru Gobind Singh Medical College is a public medical school in Faridkot, Punjab, India. Giani Zail Singh, the former President of India was one of the few persons engaged in bringing the medical college to Faridkot When he was Chief Minister of Punjab from 1972 to 1977. The first batch of MBBS students enrolled at GGS Medical College Faridkot in 1973.

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years125
B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology3 Years20
MD Anaesthesia3 Years12
MS General Surgery3 Years11
B.Sc Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology3 Years10
MD General Medicine3 Years10
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy3 Years7
MS Ophthalmology3 Years7
MS ENT3 Years6
B.Sc Medical APB3 Years5
MD Paediatrics3 Years5
MD Radiotherapy3 Years5
MS Orthopaedics3 Years5
B.Sc Anaesthesia Technology3 Years4
B.Sc Dialysis Technician3 Years4
B.Sc Emergency Responder3 Years4
B.Sc Intensive Care Unit3 Years4
B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology3 Years4
B.Sc Ophthalmic Techniques3 Years4
B.Sc Orthopaedic Assistant and Plaster Techniques3 Years4
B.Sc Radiography and Imaging Techniques3 Years4
B.Sc Radiotherapy3 Years4
MD Microbiology3 Years4
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years4
MD Psychiatry3 Years4
MD Biochemistry 3 Years3
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years3
MD Pathology3 Years3
MD Physiology3 Years3
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 Years3
M.Ch Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery3 Years2
M.Sc Anatomy2 Years2
M.Sc Biochemistry2 Years2
M.Sc Physiology2 Years2
MD Community Medicine3 Years2
MD Pharmacology3 Years2
MS Anatomy3 Years2
MD Immunohaematology and Transfusion Medicine3 Years1

Website: http://www.ggsmch.org/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

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