Named after the fourth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Ram Das Ji, the founder of the holy city of Amritsar, the Institute of Medical Sciences & Research was started in the year 1997. The first batch passed out in December, 2002. Initially, the Institute was affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot (upto Admission Batch 2016) and now it is affiliated to Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Sri Amritsar (from Admission Batch 2017 onwards). The MBBS degree is duly recognized by the Medical Council of India, vide letter No. MCI-34(41)/ 2002-Med/30334 dated 31st December 2002, and Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, vide letter No. V-11015/7/2002-ME(Policy-I), dated 23rd January 2003.
The Institute has come up fast at the Amritsar-Mehta Road with a sprawling new campus in about 35.7 acres of land. Presently, it has got sanction for an intake of 150 students for the M.B.B.S. course annually vide Letter No. MCI-37(1)/2011-Med/8724 dated 07/05/2011. The Institute has separate hostels for boys and girls.
A magnificent, four-storey institute building was completed in March, 2000 at a cost of Rs. 16 Crores, wherein the offices of the Director-Principal and Registrar, besides a 400-seat capacity air conditioned conference hall with audio system on each seat and a 1000-seat capacity multipurpose auditorium, all pre- and para-clinical departments, four Lecture theaters of 150 seat capacity each and the Central Library are located.
An ultra modern 992-bed new hospital building has been constructed within the new campus of the Medical Institute and is expected to be functional soon with the latest facilities required of a modern hospital in various specialities and super-specialities, at an estimated cost of Rs. 50 crores.
The clinical teaching of medical students is conducted at Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital, Vallah. This hospital has all the latest equipment and facilities for 150 M.B.B.S. admissions. Electricity supply within the campus is through the Punjab State Electricity Board. In addition, the Institute has installed high power generators. There is round-the-clock uninterrupted electricity supply within the campus including the hostels and residential premises.
At the new Campus, a Cancer Hospital, named Sri Guru Ram Das Rotary Cancer Hospital has started functioning for Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy by the latest Cobalt Unit. Service of Brachytherapy has also been started for which equipment and building are already in position.
After commissioning of the new hospital, this Institute is now having 150 MBBS admissions and also postgraduate courses in several clinical, para-clinical and basic subjects for which space, equipment and staff have already been sufficiently placed in position. The Punjab Government and Baba Farid University of Health Sciences have already done respective inspections and have granted N.O.C. for starting these courses. The Medical Council of India has also completed the process of inspections for the post-graduate courses, and these courses have already been started.
The Campus is guarded by a strong security team, consisting of ex-army personnel, under the administrative supervision of an officer of the rank of a Lt. Colonel (Retd). The Institute has its own fleet of buses and cabs for carrying students and the staff between the Institute and the city to and fro.
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery ( MBBS )
The MBBS Programme has been designed taking into account all aspects of health care, patient care, teaching and research. The goal of the programme is to produce Physicians & Surgeons sensitive to the health needs of the country, capable of ministering to those needs and be aware of the necessity of continuing their own education. More emphasis will be towards imparting education to socially responsible persons seeking the knowledge and skills required for the prevention and treatment of disease.
MBBS Fees Structure
Allied Health Sciences Courses Offered
2. B.Sc Optometry
3. B.Sc Cardiac Technology
4. B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology
5. B.Sc Perfusion Technology
6. B.Sc Radiography
7. B.Sc Anesthesia Technology
8. B.Sc Medical Lab Technology
9. B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology
10. B.Sc Physician Assistant
11. B.Sc Trauma care Technology