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Guntur Medical College (GMC)


 
Guntur Medical College
 

About Guntur Medical College (GMC)

Guntur Medical College (GMC) was founded in 1946 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Guntur Medical College (GMC) is in the list of the top 10 Medical Colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Every year the institute takes 200 students for their Undergraduate Programs and 100 students for PG or Diploma courses. The university is affiliated with Government General Hospital- Guntur.

GMCs aim is to educate doctors to meet all the current and future health care needs of all patients. They help their doctors reach full potential through research, community service and teaching. Along with making them a good human being who is not only professional towards their patients but also compassionate and to produce an attitude in them to continue self-learning and seeking further experience. 


Affiliations of Guntur Medical College (GMC)

Guntur Medical College (GMC) is a flourishing medical college of India and has the following affiliations:

  • NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.
  • Approved by Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Aid Status – Government.

Eligibility Criteria of Guntur Medical College (GMC)

For candidates applying in Guntur Medical College (GMC) there are certain criteria’s they have to fulfill which are as follows:

  • General candidate’s minimum age should be 17 years old and maximum age should be 25 years old.
  • Candidates of SC/ OBC/ ST are offered a relaxation of 3 years for the upper age limit.
  • All candidates applying should have taken Physics, Chemistry and Biology examinations in HSSC.
  • All candidates should have passed with a minimum of 50% for the above mentioned subjects.
  • Students belonging to SC/ OBC/ ST have a relaxation of 10% for the minimum passing marks.
  • For Post Graduate courses the candidate should have a Bachelor Degree in Medicine from a known Medical University.

Admission Process of Guntur Medical College (GMC)

When a candidate has fulfilled all the eligibility criteria conditions they move on to the admission process. To know more about their admission process visit their official website. Admission is conducted via the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). In NEET the candidate has to score a minimum of 50%, however, students of ST/ SC/ OBC have to score a minimum of 45%.

The entrance test has 180 MCQs with 4 options to choose from. The exam is conducted in 3 hours and the number of question per subject is as follows:

SUBJECTS

NO. OF QUESTIONS

Chemistry

45

Physics

45

Botany

45

Zoology

45

Total

180

 

  • The maximum number of marks a candidate can achieve is 720.
  • For every correct answer the candidate gets 4 marks and for every wrong answer the candidate loses one mark.
  • The exam has to be performed with a black or blue pen.
  • The questions from the above subjects are related to the information the candidate studied in 10+2 levels at school.

After the NEET examination takes place, a merit list is prepared and students are chosen according to their merit number. However, if two or more students have equal scores in NEET, preference will be given to

  • Candidate having higher marks in Biology, NEET.
  • Candidate having higher marks in Chemistry, NEET.
  • Candidate older in age.

Students who are selected after the NEET examination scores then are given a schedule of NEET counseling in which they are guided about the subjects being offered in SMC and how to complete the admission process. However, for this, NEET counseling, some documents are required:

  • 10th class examination mark sheet and certificate.
  • HSC examination mark sheet and certificate.
  • NEET admit card and score sheet.
  • Course and Conduct certificate.
  • Caste certificate for candidates seeking SC/ ST/ OBC quota.

Fee Structure

Guntur Medical College (GMC) does offer loans and scholarships. However, the following has been stated by the college itself.

DEGREE

TUITION FEE

EXAM FEE

YEARLY FEE

OTHER FEE

TOTAL FEE

M.B.B.S

10,500

1,050

18,550

7,000

92,750

B.SC

10,000

1,400

16,900

5,500

50,700

DIPLOMA

319,725

N/A

3.2 Lakhs

N/A

6.39 lakhs

 


Departments

    Departments in the College Campus

    1. Anatomy.
    2. Biochemistry.
    3. Physiology.
    4. Pharmacology.
    5. Microbiology.
    6. Forensic Medicine.
    7. Pathology.
    8. Social & Preventive Medicine.

    Departments in the Hospital Campus

    1. Casualty (Emergency Medicine).
    2. Internal Medicine, Paediatrics.
    3. Cardiology, Neurology.
    4. Venereology, Dermatology.
    5. Nephrology, Gastroenterology.
    6. Radio diagnosis.
    7. Radiotherapy.
    8. Psychiatry.
    9. Neurology.
    10. Anaesthesiology.
    11. Fever Hospital.
    12. Surgery.
    13. Orthopaedics.
    14. ENT.
    15. Plastic Surgery.
    16. Paediatric Surgery.
    17. Urology.
    18. Neurosurgery.
    19. Ophthalmology.
    20. Dentistry.
    21. Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered

Duration (Years)

M.B.B.S

5

Bachelor of Science: Medical Lab Technology (B. Sc)

3

Doctorate of Medicine

  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Anatomy
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
  5. Forensics
  6. General
  7. Pathology
  8. Pharmacology
  9. Physiology

2

Master of Surgery

  1. ENT
  2. Orthopaedic
  3. Ophthalmology
  4. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  5. General

3

Master Of Chirurgiae

  1. Neurosurgery
  2. Paediatric Surgery
  3. Urology

3

DM in Neurology

3

Post Graduate Diploma

  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Clinical Pathology
  3. Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
  4. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  5. Ophthalmology
  6. TB and Chest
  7. Public Health
  8. Child Health
  9. Otorhinolaryngology
  10. Medical Radio Diagnosis

2

Diploma

  1. Cardiology Technician
  2. Ophthalmic Assistant
  3. ECG Technician
  4. Medical Lab Technology DMLT
  5. Anaesthesia Technician
  6. Medical Imaging Technician
  7. Dark Room Assistant
  8. Perfusion Technician
  9. Respiratory Therapy Technician Course

2


Campus

Guntur Medical College (GMC) is one of the few centers in the country to have satellite based training. Along with nourishing its students educationally the university emphasizes greatly on physical and mental health and provides many sports facilities along with many committees on campus.

    Auditorium

    The university has one of the best auditoriums which is air conditioned and was built with contributions from Guntur Medical College (GMC) Alumni of North America (GMCANA). The auditorium has all the latest audio-visual equipment and has a seating capacity of about 900.

    Library

    Guntur Medical College (GMC) library has 28,000 books on various subjects ranging from Neuro-anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Pharmacology to Microbiology. The library is air-conditioned and has about a hundred hard cover journals and a hundred E-journals.

    Anti-Ragging Commitee

    Guntur Medical College (GMC) encourages students to prevent ragging. Ragging inside and outside the campus is an offence with severe consequences. Any ragging incident has to be reported to the ragging committee and they then punish the person accordingly. To further discourage ragging faculty members as well the Head of Department take rounds of the campus during the initial weeks of the new batch. Notice against ragging is displayed in all main areas inside the campus as well as in boys and girls hostel. Any ragging inside the hostel is also not tolerated.

    Gender Harrasment Commitee

    Gender harassment committee looks after matters of sexual harassment inside and outside the campus. The committee makes an annual report on all the sexual harassment complaints and passes it on to the head of the institution who then decides how to punish the offender.

    Ethics Commitee

    This committee strongly discourages students to break any college rule like cheating on an exam or even drug abuse.

    Hostels

    Guntur Medical College (GMC) provides its students with economical hostel rooms which have all the basic services. The boys and girls hostel is separate, has great security and cleanliness as well as paid laundry service for students. The hostels are in campus and the rooms are air conditioned. In case of power loss the hostel has power back up arrangements as well.

    Sports Facilities

    Guntur Medical College (GMC) greatly encourages its students to take part in sports activities and has provided its students with various courts ranging from Basket Ball, Foot Ball, Volley Ball and Cricket. There are many in door games as well.


After Getting Into Guntur Medical College (GMC)

Right off the bat, if you make it this far, then congratulations! Since getting into a Medical school is no less than a challenge everywhere in the world. And if you get selected for Guntur Medical College (GMC) then you are most definitely one of the high achievers, and an intelligent student who deserved what they have worked hard for, because Guntur College of Medicine is one of the most reputable colleges in its field.  Life at a medical college is not easy, may it be any medical college. Even the most intelligent and hardworking people sometimes get frustrated and tangled in all the work along with extra-curricular activities. So to give you a heads up and a few guidelines, on how to deal with basic issues that a student may face in a medical college, are listed below:

    Form a Tight Knit Circle

    What a lot of people don’t tell you is that medical school sometimes means having to teach yourself. Reach out and form connections with your peers because this will help you in the future if you’re ever stuck with a particular lecture. Having a group of people you’re close to helps in various other aspects of school such as choosing electives, how to prep for residential interviews etc. Apart from that, making friends can help ensure that you maintain a social life.

    Study Hard But Not Too Hard

    Give yourself a break, take a breather and find hobbies or interests outside of your textbooks. Overloading your brain and overworking yourself is not a good idea.

    Dr. Najeeb Lectures

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    Stay Focused

    It’s hard to keep yourself on track when the pressure gets to you but keep a clear mind and you’ll do great. Make responsible decisions which will help pave your way to success. Be persistent towards your pursuit for knowledge. Persevere through the hard times and you’ll come out on top.

    Long Term Learning

    You shouldn’t focus on flash memorizing material but focus on developing ways to retain information for the long run as most subject matter is repeated.

    Hopefully all these tips will help you ease into college life and make it a bit better as well.


PG Bond Information

This is for students who join for Post Graduate degree or Diploma. They have to sign a bond stating that if the student leaves the institution before the completion of their degree, they have to pay 300,000 and refund the amount received as stipend till now to the government.


Activities

Guntur Medical College (GMC) has established an International Training Center to give its students a chance to do research work.  Many case reposts and original articles of Post graduates and faculty members of Guntur Medical College (GMC) have been published in National and International journals.  Many conferences are also held and Post graduates of Guntur Medical College (GMC) take part in Periodical CME programs, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Silver Jubilee and many more contests.

For Under graduates of Guntur Medical College (GMC) regular practical, theory, clinical classes and integrated teaching programs are conducted.


Alumni

Guntur Medical College (GMC) has been producing competent doctors since 1946 and has some very well-known alumni like:

  • Puchalapalli Mitra, gastroenterology and laparoscopic surgeon, Managing Director, Genova Biotech, Hyderabad
  • Dr. Soma Raju Bhupatiraju, cardiologist, surgeon, Chairman of CARE Hospitals
  • Krishnam Raju Penmetsa, Chief Cardiologist, CARE Hospitals
  • Gopi Chand Mannam, cardiothoracic surgeon, Managing Director of Star Hospitals, Padma Shri recipient
  • Jayaprakash Narayana, IAS, founder and President of Loksatta, MLA (Kukatpally), Andhra Pradesh
  • Yarlagadda Nayudamma, pediatric surgeon
  • Dr. Sumita Shankar, Laser & Cosmetic Surgeon in India

Contact Details

ADDRESS: Kannavarithota, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

PHONE NUMBER: 0863 223 4625

EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]

FAX NUMBER: 040-23457817

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