Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
Named after the fourth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Ram Das Ji, the founder of the holy city of Amritsar, the Institute of Medical Sciences & Research was started in the year 1997. The first batch of MBBS students passed out in December, 2002. Initially, the Institute was affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot (up to Admission Batch 2016) and is now affiliated to Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Sri Amritsar (from Admission Batch 2017 onwards). The MBBS degree is duly recognized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, vide Letter No. U.12012/224/2015-ME.1 [FTS.130652] dated 28/03/2018 and by Medical Council of India vide Letter No. MCI-37(1)(Recg-39)(UG)/2017-Med./175998 dated 27/02/2018.
The Institute has come up fast at the Amritsar-Mehta Road with a sprawling campus. Presently, it has sanction for an intake of 150 students for the MBBS course annually vide Letter No. MCI-37(1)/2011-Med/8724 dated 07/05/2011.
A magnificent three storeyed college complex includes Administrative block, office of Director-Principal, all basic and para-clinical departments including well-equipped lecture theatres, laboratories, conference halls, college auditorium, central library and IT Cell. The Institute has separate hostels for boys and girls.
The clinical teaching of medical students is conducted at Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital, Vallah. This hospital has all the latest facilities for the undergraduate course as well as postgraduate courses in several clinical, para-clinical and basic subjects.
Well-equipped SGRD Charitable Hospital Cancer Institute, a primary rural health center and an urban health center are the epicentre of comprehensive quality health care services to rural, needy, marginalized and underprivileged population and at the same time providing world class undergraduate and postgraduate training facilities. The Institute follows the highest professional academic standards and integrates clinical and investigative skills with an empathetic attitude to promote health and well-being of patients. There is a commitment to produce physicians and health care professionals who will be capable of addressing local, national and international challenges in medicine in relation to community care.
The Institute has its own fleet of buses and cabs for carrying students and the staff between the Institute and the city to and fro.
The campus is guarded by a strong security team, consisting of ex-army personnel. Apart from electricity supply through the Punjab State Electricity Board, the Institute has installed high power generators. There is round-the-clock uninterrupted electricity supply within the campus including the hostels and residential premises.