Goverment Medical College , Amritsar
In Amritsar

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Typology Bachelor
Location Amritsar
Duration 54 Months
  • Bachelor
  • Amritsar
  • Duration:
    54 Months


Where and when

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Circular Road, 143001, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Circular Road, 143001, Punjab, India
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Course programme

This is a 4 1/2 year course followed by one year of compulsory rotatory internship. The number of students in each fresh batch is 150. A student is eligible for entry to the course after clearing the 12th class examination. Admissions are made through Punjab Medical Entrance test (PMET) conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot for 85% of the seats and the All India Medical Entrance Examination (CBSE Examination) conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for the remaining 15% seats. Reservation of seats for scheduled castes/tribes and Other Backward Classes are made according to state government guidelines.

The course structure and content is set according to the guidelines laid down by the Medical Council of India. The first year is devoted to the pre-clinical subjects - Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry and after this period of 12 months the 1st Professional examination is held. In the next one and a half year, the student studies and is examined in Pathology , Microbiology , Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine . During this period he is also introduced to the clinical subjects through lectures and clinical postings by rotation. During the last two years, the students studies only the clinical subjects - Internal Medicine including Cardiology and Neurology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Psychiatry, Dermatology and Community Medicine through lectures, demonstrations and clinical postings. The final professional examination is held in two parts. Part-1 is held at the end of the one year and includes the subjects of Community Medicine, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Orthopedics. At the end of the second year the part-2 of the final professional examination is held in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Examinations in the clinical subjects include written, clinical and oral parts. According to the Medical Council of India, a candidate must have at least 75% attendance in clinical postings and lectures and also have secured at least 35% marks in the internal assessment to be eligible to be appear in the professional examination.

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