The Hush Post|07:45am| 2-min-read
Medical science is a difficult yet necessary science. Medical education cannot be taken non-seriously. If necessary education and training can be obtained in your own state i.e Punjab, why run here and there. There are many renowned and recognised colleges in Punjab which provide both UG and PG courses. Apart from MBBS, MD, other simpler courses like B. Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. MLT, B.Sc. Medical, M.Sc. Medical, Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, Diploma in Radiography, etc are also offered in medical colleges. Here is a list of 10 medical colleges in Punjab:
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, AMRITSAR
Government Medical College, Amritsar, was founded in year 1864 as Medical School. The school was upgraded in the year 1943 as a medical college. The college provides training to 150 medical students every year. It also trains post graduate students in many different specialties. It also provides B.Sc. degree as well as doctorate degrees for overall welfare of medical field. It has different hospitals affiliated to it. Some of them are Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital and SGBT Trauma Center.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS, B. Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. MLT, B.Sc. Medical, M.Sc. Medical, Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, Diploma in Radiography
FACILITIES– Separate Bebe Nanki mother and Child Care Centre in the college, Guru Teg Bahadur Diagnostic and super specialty Complex in the college, Drug De-addiction Centre, Nursing college.
ADDRESS– Medical enclave, Amritsar, Punjab 143001
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, PATIALA
Government Medical College, Patiala, was proposed by Patiala and East Punjab States Union Government in October 1951 under the first five year plan. Initially the classes started form Rajindra Hospital. The department of Tuberculosis is located in a separate campus, known as TB Centre, Patiala.
With its 1009 bed Rajindra Hospital and 121 bed TB hospital, it is one of the largest health institutions in the region. The college is governed by Director Research and Medical Education, Punjab and is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
COURSES OFFERED– Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD/MS, B.Sc. MLT, B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Medical, M.Sc. Medical, D. Pharma, DMLT, DR, PhD.
FACILITIES– Hostel facilities for boys and girls, demo rooms for biochemistry, clinical lab for biochemistry, library, computer centre and reading room.
ADDRESS– Sangrur Road, opposite Rajindra Hospital , New Lal Bagh, Patiala, Punjab 147001
GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHANDIGARH
Chandigarh itself has the best educational facilities in the country. This college was started in year 1991 by Department of Medical Education and Research. This college came into existence to eradicate the need of an undergraduate medical college in the union territory. It has been consistently ranked amongst the 25 best medical institutes in India as it offers post-doctoral training in almost every clinical specialty.
FACILITIES– The college has different departments like anatomy, biochemistry, dermatology, dietics, dentistry and many more. It provides different vocational courses and apprenticeship training as well.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS, B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. MLT, B.Sc. OT
ADDRESS– Chandi Path, 32B, Sector 32, Chandigarh
CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE, LUDHIANA
This education and research institute was established and run by the minority Christian community. It was the first ever medical school for women in Asia when it was established in 1894. From primary peripheral care to super specialty care, the hospital provides a wide variety of services.it has been ranked 15th by Outlook India and 27th by India Today amongst the best medical colleges in India in year 2018. The college is recognized by Medical Council of India and is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
FACILITIES- The college itself has various departments providing training in physiotherapy, nursing and allied health and science. It also has hostel facilities for students.
COURSES OFFERED- MBBS, MD/MS, B.Sc. Medical, B.Sc. Nursing.
ADDRESS- Brown Road, CMC Campus, Ludhiana, Punjab 141008
DAYANAND MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, LUDHIANA
In year 1934, former IMS Officer, Dr Banarsi Dass Soni rented a building and started this medical school. In year 1936, the management was handed over to Arya Samaj. In year 1964, it became a full-fledged MBBS college and was named as Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. It has been ranked 20th amongst the best medical colleges in India in year 2017 and Outlook India ranked it 22nd best Indian Medical college.
FACILITIES– The college has different departments like crdiology, edocrinology, neuro surgery, pharmacology, pediatrics and many more. It has separate college for nursing as well. Also, it has its different heart centre named as Hero DMC Heart institute.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS post graduate degrees, B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing
ADDRESS– Civil Lines, Tagore Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab 141001
BABA FARID UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
This university came into being in year 1998 in the memory of great Sufi saint Baba Farid. A total of 136 medical colleges related to different medical fields like dental, ayurvedic, nursing, physiotherapy, homeopathic and sports medicine are affiliated to it. The university has the privilege of being a member of different medical university associations like Association of Indian Universities, SAARC Universities, University Grant Commission and World Health Directory of Medical Schools.
FACILITIES– The university provides a wide range of colleges affiliated to it which provides under graduate and post graduate degrees in different medical fields.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS Degrees in different medical fields, B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing, BDS, MDS
ADDRESS– Sadiq Road, Society Nagar, Faridkot, Punjab 151203
ADESH INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH, BATHINDA
With a 750- bed tertiary care teaching hospital, it is one of the leading medical institutes in the region. The college was established in year 2006 by Adesh Institutions. It was awarded the “Six Sigma Healthcare Excellence Award”- Oscars of Indian Healthcare, under the category “Best Healthcare Academoic Institution of the Year” in year 2015. The college is approved by Medical Council Of India. Earlier it was affiliated to Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences but from year 2012 onwads, it was affiliated to Adesh University, Bathinda.
FACILITIES– Library containing a total of 13,246 books,anti-ragging community, labs of different subjects
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS
ADDRESS– Barnala Road, Bathinda, Punjab 151109
GIAN SAGAR MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, PATIALA
This medical institute was established in 2007. Its current chairperson is Dr Amarjit Singh. The campus holds strength of 500 medical students. The college provides proper infrastructure for the students to study and the college hospital provides 24 hours pharmacy with 50 ICU beds.
FACILITIES– Hostel, library, computer labs, sports, laboratories related to the field.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS
ADDRESS– Ram Nagar, Banur, National Highway 64,Jansla, Patiala, Punjab 140506
GURU GOBIND SINGH MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, FARIDKOT
Since 1973, the college is training an average of 50 doctors each year. Different allied health science subjects are being taught since 2013. Giani Zail Singh was one of the few people involved in the introduction of this college in the city of Faridkot as he was Chief Minister of the state at that time.
FACILITIES– Hostel facilities, library, well equipped laboratories and classrooms, computer labs.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS, B.Sc. MLT, M.Sc.
ADDRESS– Sadiq Road, Kotakpura, GGS Medical Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab 151203
SHRI GURU RAM DAS INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH, AMRITSAR
This institute came into being in 2016. It has two other colleges as well, named as Sri Guru Ram Das College of Nursing and Sri Guru Ram Das Rotary Cancer Institute. SGRD charitable hospital, a cancer institute, a rural and an urban health centre are also run by the institute.
FACILITIES- Demo rooms, Labs, air conditioned libraries, hostel facilities, sports.
COURSES OFFERED– MBBS, MD/MS, Ph.D., B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. RT, M.Sc. Anatomy, M.Sc. Biochemistry
ADDRESS– Mehta Road, Post Office, Vallah, Amritsar, Punjab 143501