About Guntur Medical College
Guntur Medical College has already celebrated its 50 years of fruitful achievements. The construction of this college was started on 22-6-1946. On 6th July 1954 Clinical Courses were started. The Medical College was started with 50 Undergraduate students & later this number was enhanced to 150 students by 1960. The P.G Courses in Pre-Clinical Subjects was started in 1956 and the Clinical subjects in 1958. Now the College admits 78 P.G students in different specialties both degree and diploma every year. In addition to the teaching of U.G and P.G ., this Medical College is offering training Paramedical Staff like Radiographers, Lab. Technicians, Lab. Attendants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Sanitary Inspectors. After the Formation of A.P University of Health Sciences in 1989, it was affiliated to A.P.U.H.S.,(Note: Now it is NTRUHS) ,Vijayawada. A number of Medals and Prizes were instituted to encourage students to study with more enthusiastic and competitive spirit. Quiz programs were conducted at College and National Levels to explore the skills of the Students . Lots of Sports Activities are going on and number of GMC Students have won the University blues and athletic awards. GMC is famous for the Fine Arts and Cultural activities also. This College has conducted Medical & health exhibition during the years 1956, 1958, 1960, 1971, 1977, 1984 and 1996.
Infrastructure and facilities There is a Students Co-operative stores and also Students Canteen in the Campus. The College Library accommodates 150 Undergraduate students and 50 PG Students and has a separate accommodation for Staff also. Now Reading room has been constructed by GMCANA for the benefit of students. The male students have a hostel facilities located on the Amaravathi Road about 3 Kms. away from the College. There are 2 buildings which provides accommodation for 302 students. Ladies Hostel opposite to Guntur Officers Club provides accommodation for 210 lady students. There are College Buses for the transport of Students from hostel to College and Hospital. Both the hostels are located in a vast area which is used as Play Ground and different Sports and athletic activities.
Guntur General Hospital has a Bed strength of 1038. About 4-5 thousand people throng the O.P. departments daily for Medical relief. The Hospital houses the internee's quarters apart from the Nursing school.
The transition of GMC into GIMS (Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences) was achieved by the dedicated and devoted will power of the staff, students, alumni and good and sympathetic attitude to the needy ailing patients by each and every employee both in Medical College and Hospital.
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