Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Medical College also abbreviated SKIMS, is a very rapidly growing medical college of Jammu and Kashmir in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is one of the three government-run medical colleges of state besides Government Medical College Jammu and Government Medical College Srinagar. It is located in the outskirts of Srinagar on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. Initially the college was privately managed by Muslim medical trust. In those days it was named as Jehlum Valley College of Medical Sciences. The state government took over the college in 1998. The college then became an under-graduate medical college of the SKIMS (deemed university) Soura and was named as SKIMS MC. The college used to admit 50 students every year but from the year 2013 MCI has granted an approval for admitting 100 students a year. The admission in college is made through JK Common Entrance Test held by BOPEE every year. The college has about 50 Acres of land. The college campus has a number of buildings and the main one is the star-building. The boys hostel is within college campus. Girls hostels are two in number; one is within college campus while other is at Miskeen Bagh Srinagar. The college has a number of well-furnished buses which take day-scholars and employees to their respective destinations. The clinical posting of students is held at associated hospital of the college as well as at SKIMS Soura. The total admissions in this College including the erstwhile JVC are 1146 students out of which 640 students successfully qualified. However, as SKIMS Medical College 615 students have been admitted since its takeover by the Government. 309 students have passed out and at present 306 students are studying in this college including the 50 students admitted this year through J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations.
Some of the graduates of this medical college are now working as licensed physicians in countries like the US, Australia, UK, etc. and have brought laurels to this institution. A lot of graduates of this medical college are delivering their services in many Middle Eastern countries. A number of graduates of this medical college have completed their post-graduate studies in Kashmir and other states of India and are now working as specialists.
We are dedicated to providing quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient safety and an unparalleled passion and commitment to assure the very best healthcare for those we serve.
SKIMS hospital strives to be the leader in providing quality services to the people.
How to Apply
The application forms can be made available from SKIMS www.skims.ac.in
No application form shall be issued from Academic Section SKIMS
In-service candidates shall route their applications through proper channel and no advance copy shall be entertained.
Sher - i - Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Phone: +91 - 194 - 2401013
+91 - 194 - 2403470
website : http://www.skims.ac.in
e-mail : [email protected]