Government Medical College, Srinagar

Govt   |  Est. 1959   |   Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

About College

The Government Medical College, Srinagar , is a Government College established in the Year 1959. The College is affiliated with Kashmir University, located in Jammu & Kashmir with an annual intake of 180 seats. The college is recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC)  and is affiliated with the University of Kashmir. Government Medical College, Srinagar  offers 180 seats in MBBS and 190 seats in 18 disciplines of Postgraduate studies. 

The college is spread in over a large area of 47 acres of lush green cover with College, Administrative office and Hostel building within the campus. There are very good spacious Classrooms, Lecture halls, Examination halls & Demonstration rooms. The Institute is fully equipped with clinical Laboratories, Museums and Auditorium. Library and information center is located in a huge area with good collection of Medical Books, Indian & Foreign Journals with separate reading space for students & Teaching Staff and a Digital Library. There are facilities for Indoor and Outdoor Games and Sports. The college is located in the Karan Nagar area of Srinagar, about 1.5 km from Lal Chowk. The girls' hostel is located within the campus but the boys' hostel is one km away.

Associated hospitals-

Currently, there are eight associated hospitals of Government Medical College, Srinagar

  • SMHS (Sri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital) also Known as Sadar Haspataal.

The SMHS Hospital, Tertiary Care Hospital was established in 1948 in Karan Nagar in the heart of Srinagar city as a government-owned general hospital to provide patient care to needy patients. The bed strength at SMHS hospital  1000+. SMHS is a tertiary-care, referral, and teaching hospital that provide ethical and professional clinical care and treatment across all specialties ably supported by diagnostics services that include laboratory-based, imaging, and interventional facilities that remain affordable and accessible. The hospital offers all the modern, diagnostic, and therapeutic facilities. Clinical board’s general specialties viz. Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesiology and Radiology, and three paraclinical departments viz. Pathology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry are working in the  Hospital. With a footfall of over 5+lakh outpatients and 50000 inpatients every year, the hospital is catering to the people of J&k. This hospital not only provides excellent clinical services for a population of more than 20 lakh in surrounding but also provides excellent facilities for teaching and training of medical Under-Graduate, PostGraduate.

  • G.B Pant, Children Hospital, Sonwar Srinagar

Tertiary care and Teaching   Hospital of Government   Medical   College, Srinagar, 254 bedded lone pediatric tertiary care hospital of the valley catering to a large number of patients not only from Kashmir valley but also from Jammu and Ladakh Divisions. Daily OPD of 800+ with 60 – 80 admissions.A joint venture between J&K Government and Ministry of Defense, Government of India/Cantonment Board Authorities.  

  • Lal Ded Maternity Hospital, Hazuri Bagh Srinagar

The former State Hospital building at Hazuri Bagh was converted into a 100 Bed specialized Obstetrics & Gynaecology hospital named the Lal Ded Hospital. It has been the main maternity hospital of Kashmir since the Obstetrics & Gynaecology services in SHMS Hospital. The hospital was further expanded to the present day 500 Bed Lal-Ded Maternity Hospital. The Lal Ded Hospital is the biggest maternity hospital in our valley with a total bed strength of 500 beds. The number of outpatient department OPD patients is roughly 350- 400 per day. About 115 patients are admitted to Indoor Patients Department (IPD) averagely with about 80 obstetric and 35 gynecological ailment cases. The hospital performs 45 major and 30 minor surgeries per day. The hospital has a good laboratory backup well-established Radiology department, Laundry CSSD, and Blood Bank.

  • Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, Srinagar

Government Psychiatric Diseases Hospital was started at the site of the old asylum Srinagar Central Jail. Presently the Govt. Psychiatric Diseases Hospital, Srinagar has two components:

  1. A 100 bedded “Institute of Mental health & Neurosciences (IMHANS)” at Rainawari, Srinagar and

         2. A 30 bedded “Community General Hospital Unit’’ located within SMHS premises.

  • Chest Diseases Hospital Dalgate, Srinagar
  • Bone and Joint Hospital Barzulla, Srinagar

Srinagar: Valley’s Largest Orthopaedic hospital at Barzulla, Srinagar got a big infrastructural push with the construction of state of art additional 120 bedded hospital block being constructed under the component of Strengthening of the Critical Infrastructure of the World Bank-funded JTFRP (Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project). The building has a G+4 structure with modern earthquake-resilient technology, the upgradation involves the modular operation theatres, laminar flow system, TSSU (Theatre Sterile Supply Unit), ICU, Pre& Post Operation care wards, CSSD (Central Sterile Supply Department), specialized laundry, pneumatic tube system, and waste collection system. 

  • Chitranjan Mobile Hospital.

Established with an aim of providing healthcare in the far-flung areas of the Kashmir region. The hospital is meant to provide primary, secondary and tertiary care to the underprivileged masses in far-off areas.

  • Superspeciality Hospital, Shireen Bagh Key specialties at the hospital include but not limited to: Anesthesiology, Audiology, Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Dietetics, Dentistry, ENT, General Medicine, General Surgery, Medical Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, , Internal Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Physiotherapy, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Rheumatology, Spine Clinic, Surgical Gastroenterology, Urology, Vascular Surgery.


The Government Medical College,  Karan Nagar Srinagar -190010 

Contact Details: 

Phone: 0194 245 3114

E Mail ID: [email protected], [email protected]


Admission Process

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in Jammu And Kashmir

 The medical aspirants seeking MBBS/BDS admission at  Jammu And Kashmir will have to register themselves for the  Jammu And Kashmir (BOPEE)  admission section for the admission process by filling out their application form. Jammu And Kashmir, MBBS/BDS admission is done on the basis of marks secured in NEET. Candidates who will qualify NEET Exam and meet the eligibility requirements can only register and fill the application form of Jammu And Kashmir (BOPEE)  –  MBBS / BDS  admission. Jammu And Kashmir (BOPEE)  –  counseling is conducted in Three Round (Round 1, Round 2, and Subsequent MOP UP rounds (Personal Counselling)). Seat selection for Government Seats and for Management quota seats will be through web counseling.

Eligibility For Admission
1. Qualification:

  • 12th or (10+2 Equivalent) with Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English for UR &  40% for SC/ST/OBC.
  • Those who have qualified NEET  by scoring the minimum qualifying percentage will be eligible for the Admission and Counseling. Candidates should have earned a minimum of 50 percentile (40th  percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 45th percentile for General-PH) in order to become eligible for NEET counseling rounds
  • The candidate must have attained the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.
  • Jammu & Kashmir candidates will not be eligible for the 15% all India quota seats as Jammu & Kashmir Board has opted out from NEET national level counseling

Government Seats (Competent Authority Quota)

Means and includes seats in Government colleges and Government share of seats in Private colleges.

  • Government seats are available in all the Govt. and Aided Colleges.
  • A candidate must be a permanent resident of J&K State as defined in section 6 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir
  • The candidates applying under P&B (Poor and Backward) category are open merit candidates. They must fulfill
  • 50% seats in MBBS/BDS will be reserved for females as per the Government rules on the basis of NEET scoring marks for academic session in accordance with section 9 of the J&K Reservation Act, 2004

Reservation (As per Rule 13 and 14 of Reservation Rules, 2005) MBBS/ BDS

S. No. Categories  Reservation in %age For Male & Females 
1Open Merit (OM)50%
2Reserved Categories:50%
 Category wise reservation in respect of various reserved categories is as below: 
2.1Scheduled Castes (SC)8%

Scheduled Tribes (ST) 

(a) Gujjars and Bakerwals

(b) Residents of District Leh

(c) Residents of District Kargil

(d) Other than (a), (b), and (c) above






2.3Socially and Educationally Backward Classes:----
2.3.1Weak and Under Privileged Classes/Social Castes (OSC2%
2.3.2Residents of Backward Area (RBA)20%
2.3.3Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC3%
2.3.4*Children of Defence Personnel.3%
2.3.5Children of Para-military Forces and State Police Personnel1%
2.3.6Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in sports (SP2%

*  Candidate having a certificate that his/her father is working in Defense Establishment (Military Engineering Service, paramilitary force or other services of like nature) where salary is paid out from Defense Estimates is not entitled to benefit of CDP Category. Where this certificate is wrongly accepted and the candidate gets admission on the basis of such a certificate, admission of such candidate will be cancelled as and when this mistake/ fraud comes in the notice of Board. 

Management Quota

  • All seats in ASCOMS falling under Management Quota and NRI shall be filled up by the BOPEE.

 The following MBBS seats are available in ASCOMS and shall be filled accordingly:- 

  • Government seats (OM) = 40
  • Management (OM)   = 15
  • Poor & Backward seats (P&B) = 10
  • Management Quota seats (HM) = 25
  • NRI seats (NRI)   = 10

In order to fill up Management/NRI seats the following shall be the eligibility criteria:- 

  • Category No. 1:- Where applicant himself/herself is NRI and family originally belongs to J&K State.
  • Category No. 2:- Children/wards of NRI who originally belong to State of J&K.
 State Quota MGT.+HMNRI Quota
Government College100%  
Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital (ASCOM)50%40%10%


  • All ASCOMS Seats (including Management, Hindu Minority, and NRI Seats) shall be filled up by the BOPEE as per Rules. ASCOM further breakup ( 15 OM mgt. seat + 25 Hindu Minority seats). 40+15 = 55 OM ASCOMS  seats to be filled during first round online counseling.

Eligibility of NRI Seats:-

Category No. 1:- Where applicant himself /herself is NRI and family originally belongs to UT of J&K /Ladakh. 

Category No. 2:- Children/wards of NRI, who originally belongs to UT of J&K / Ladakh. 

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