GMC Amritsar - Government Medical College

Government Medical College,Amritsar, Punjab - 143001, India

Government Medical College Amritsar was founded as a Medical School in Lahore in the year 1864. The campus was later shifted to Amritsar in the year 1920. The Medical School got upgraded to Government Medical College in 1943. Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (earlier known as Victoria Jubilee Hospital) is also a part of the Medical College which was initially started as a general hospital in 1891. GMC Amritsar is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The college was initially started by offering admission to only MBBS programmes, but later started running postgraduate and diploma courses after independence. The college offers admissions to MBBS programmes with an annual intake of 150 students. All the courses are managed by the Medical Council of India. Admissions to undergraduate, postgraduate and para-medical courses are offered on the basis of NEET scores.

  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • great transport facilities

Government Medical College Amritsar is located in Medical Enclave, Punjab. The nearest airport to the institute is the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport which is located 13.7 kms away and students can reach the campus in 27 mins. The nearest railway station is the Amritsar Junction Railway Station which is located 4.4 kms away from the institute. Students can hire an auto from the station and reach the campus in approximately 10-15 mins.

The College has various national and international collaborations.

  • Baldev Prakash,Former Member of the Lok Sabha
  • Jaswant Singh Neki,Indian poet
  • Tavpritesh Sethi,Researcher

Candidates must have a pass at the 10+2 level from a recognized board in the Science stream with 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) in aggregate.


  • Boys Hostel
    The college has a boy’s hostel facility which provides good hostel accommodation for the students.
  • Girls Hostel
    The college has a girl's hostel facility which provides good hostel accommodation for the students.
  • Library
    The Library is located in the main college campus in a separate three-storied building adjacent to the basic sciences block. The library subscribes to foreign as well as Indian journals and has a rich archive of old books and journals. It also has photocopying facilities and access to a limited number of e-journals provided by HSLIBNET.
  • Sports
    The college has the sports facilities for all students.
  • Cafeteria
    The college has a canteen facility for staff and students.
  • Auditorium
    The college has an auditorium facility for events and seminar.
  • Medical/Hospital
    Associated Hospital facility is available in the campus. The college has a health center with first aid facility for the students.
  • IT Infrastructure
    The college has excellent IT Infrastructure facility for the students.
  • Laboratories
    The college has departmental based laboratories facility for the students.
Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
IT Infrastructure




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