Government Medical College, Patiala: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Sep 3, 2022
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Sep 3, 2022

Government Medical College/Rajindra Hospital [GMCP] was established in 1953 by Maharaja Yadvinder Singh. It was the first Medical College in Patiala and is affiliated with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The college is approved by the Medical Council of India [MCI]. The admissions are provided in the field of MBBS, M.Sc., B.Sc., Nursing, and Pharmacy.

GMC Patiala Latest Updates

  • August 26, 2022: NEET UG 2022 results are to be declared on September 7, 2022.

GMC Patiala campus is equipped with a hostel,1000+ beds for people, labs, and classrooms. The college also works a State T.B. Training and Demonstration Centre for the State of Punjab and U.T. The current intake of the college is 225 students from MBBS, and 144 Postgraduates. 

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GMC Patiala Quick Insights

GMC Patiala also known as Rajender Hospital, Patiala is one of the oldest medical establishments in the country. Some other important facts about the college are listed below

Government Medical College, [GMC] Patiala
Year of Establishment 1953
Type of Institution  Public
Recognition UGC
Approval MCI
Courses Offered UG, PG, & Diploma Courses
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Entrance Exams Accepted NEET UG, NEET PG, NEET SS 
Location Patiala, Punjab

GMC Patiala Ranking

GMC Patiala has the following achievements

  • Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons
  • Global Online Fellowship (GOLF) with International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS).

GMC Patiala Courses

GMC Patiala offers courses in the field of medical sciences, applied sciences, pharmacy, paramedical, and nursing. These include

Departments Course
Medical MBBS, MD
Nursing B.Sc., Post Basic nursing
Paramedical B.Sc. , Diploma
Applied Sciences B.Sc. 
Pharmacy B.Pharma

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GMC Patiala Departments

GMC Patiala offers courses in 5 fields which are medical, paramedical, nursing, applied sciences, and pharmacy. Various departments at the institute that are a part of the courses' curriculum are listed below

Anesthesia Anatomy  Biochemistry
ENT Chest and Tubercolosis Cardiology
Forensic medicine Microbiology Neurology
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Radiotherapy Oncology

GMC Patiala Admission

GMC Patiala admission 2022 is in process. To apply for admission candidates have to visit the official website of the institute and the admission link is available on the 'About Us' page. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a Personal Interview. The college considers NEET UG, NEET PG, and NEET SS  Entrance Exams for admission to various UG, PG, and diploma courses.

GMC Patiala Eligibility Criteria

GMC Patiala has set certain eligibility standards to be fulfilled by the candidates in order to get admission in various courses. Some courses with their eligibility criteria are mentioned below

M.B.B.S Eligibility Criteria

  • Passed the 10+2 level examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • The candidates must have a valid score in NEET UG.

M.D/M.S. Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed M.B.B.S from a recognized university.
  • Candidates must have a valid score in NEET PG.

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Why Choose GMC Patiala?

GMC Patiala is one of the oldest institutions recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The college is also approved by UGC. Initially, GMC Patiala had an intake of 50 students for MBBS, but it currently has a strength of 225 students for MBBS. In addition, the college offers courses in medical sciences, nursing, pharmacy, and paramedical sciences. The college also has a dental college, a nursing college, a hospital, and a T.B Hospital as a part of its infrastructure. 

GMC Patiala Academic Advantages

GMC Patiala offers MBBS, internship and PG specialization, and super specialization courses. The super specialization is offered in Cardiology. The campus is equipped with the latest ICU, ICCU, laboratory, and classroom facilities. The IT cell and library ensure that students have access to the latest resources related to the medical field.  The institute currently has an intake of 225 M.B.B.S., 144 Post graduates, and 6 MSc.(Biochemistry, Anatomy) 50 Bsc. Nursing, 30 Post Basic Nursing, 10 BSc. Medical (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry), 40 D.M.L.T, 60 D-Pharmacy, 12 Radiographer Diploma students. College provides many types of research for findings and solutions to new diseases

GMC Patiala Cutoff

GMC Patiala cutoff for 2022 is yet to be released. Since the admission is on the basis of NEET UG scores the cutoff is based on rank or scores in the same. In 2021, the cutoff for the unreserved category was 720-138, for SC/ST/OBC it was 137-108. 

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GMC Patiala Results

GMC Patiala publishes its results online. Students can use the following steps to check their results

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on the Academics tab 
  • Click on Results

GMC Patiala Infrastructure

GMC Patiala is a fully functional college with state-of-the-art facilities. These include

  • Library
  • IT Cell
  • Hostel facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sports area
  • Auditorium
  • Classrooms

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GMC Patiala Placements

GMC Patiala offers placements for PG and Diploma courses. For the MBBS course, only an internship is provided. The max salary offered to students is 6-7LPA. The internship is done at the institute itself or at the Civil hospital. 

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GMC Patiala Scholarships

GMC Patiala offers scholarships to the EWS section only. 

GMC Patiala Collaborations

GMC Patiala has various national collaborations. These are maintained to meet equipment and other facilities at the institute, and other research work

National Collaborations

  • Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial (LLRM) Medical College
  • The state government of Punjab
  • Punjabi University
  • Chitrakara Univesity
  • Thapar University
  • ICMR

GMC Patiala Faculty

GMC Faculty has a total strength of 200 teachers that are recipients of UGC Fellowships, BC Roy national awards, and grants from ICMR, WHO, and World Bank.

GMC Patiala Alumni

GMC Patiala has nurtured bright minds in the past and they have brought laurels to the institution. They are

Notable Alumni Profession
Vishal Chopra Researcher, HOD Cardiology GMC Patiala
Navjot Singh Sidhu Indian Politician
Gurpreet Singh Wander Cardiologist

Government Medical College, Patiala Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 212
Year of Establishment 1953
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 225-MBBS
Recognised by MCI UGC +1

Government Medical College, Patiala Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
B Pharmacy -- 2 Years
MBBS -- 5 Years
B.Sc -- 3 Years
MD ₹1,29,999 3 Years
M.Sc -- 2 Years

Government Medical College, Patiala Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Government Medical College, Patiala

B.Pharmacy [Bachelor of Pharmacy]

Full Time On Campus

B.Sc [Bachelor of Science]

Full Time On Campus

MD [Doctor of Medicine]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,29,999 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted by Government Medical College, Patiala


Exam Date: May 07, 2023

Government Medical College, Patiala FAQs

Is GMC Patiala an affiliated college?

Yes, it is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot and approved by Medical Council of India.

What courses does GMC Patiala offer?

GMC Patiala offers MBBS, MD, MS, Diploma, B.Sc., and M.Sc in medical, nursing, paramedical, pharmacy and applied sciences.

What is the fees of MBBS at GMC Patiala?

Rs.1,50,000 per year

What re the specialization offered at GMC Patiala?

Orthopaedics, General Medicine, Dermatology and Venerology, ENT, Anatomy, Physiology, and Opthalmology are some of the specializations offered at GMC Patiala.

Which colleges area affiliated to GMC Patiala?

Rajindra Government Hospital and Lady Dufferin Hospital are affiliated to GMC Patiala

Government Medical College, Patiala Reviews

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Arash Goli | , batch of 2022

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2018

  • 3.9
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 4.5
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The person should be above the age of 17. He/she must have at least 60% marks in physics, chemistry, biology, and English in their 12th Board. The entrance exam is NEET. The cutoff for government seats is around 520 marks.

Gazal Babbar | , batch of 2014

Reviewed on May 27, 2017

  • 4
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 4.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria to get into Govt dental college and hospital is to qualify exam neet Admission by counselling Cutoff is 50%

Mohit Singla | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2016

  • 5
  • Academics 5

Academics & Faculty : Experience is very good with the awesome atmosphere. I enjoy learning here. Lucky to be a part of this institute.

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