Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College


The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College was ranked as the 12th best among 400 Medical Colleges of India in a survey by India Today- Neilson in 2016. The college has a cherished history and earned for itself a place of pride in the field of medical education. It was established in 1962 and is part of the Aligarh Muslim University with the mission to provide excellent knowledge as well as rigorous training that will prepare the students to meet the professional, scientific and clinical challenges. The highest calibre faculty, high class education, research and patient care all serve to attract the talented students to this institution.

The College has an intake of 150 MBBS and 146 postgraduate students and is successfully running undergraduate and post graduate programmes in almost all specialities as well as Diploma in Nursing and Para Medical Courses. The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College consists of 25 departments and 3 Centres. The College also has one of the oldest Institute of Ophthalmology in the country. The various departments of the college have adequate teaching faculty as per their statuary governing bodies. The faculty consists of 240 qualified and experienced teachers. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has an environment oriented towards "learning".

The students and faculty have constantly strived for academic excellence, state-of-the-art health care provision, and high quality research competing with the best in the country.

Every department has latest equipments in laboratories, research labs, and departmental libraries along with latest audio visual teaching aids. The five lecture theatres have seating capacity of more than 150 students each, two of them equipped with latest teaching aids have been converted into SMART Classrooms. The Faculty Library which is spread over three floors stocks more than 55,000 books on all subjects of medicine.

The Library has been selected by the National Medical Library (NML) for its Pilot Project of ?Interlinking of Government Medical College Libraries with NML?. Under this project MEDLARS centre has been developed in the library and its services are continuously being provided to the users of faculty of Medicine. A large number of online journals/e resources/databases are available through various data bases..

The College is also running various programmes sponsored by UNICEF, WHO, National AIDS Control Organization, ICMR, Tuberculosis Control, ART Centre (HIV), Save the Children, JIV Daya Foundation, Suraksha Clinic, SMILE Train, Diabetic Education and Awareness, Malnutrition Treatment Unit, Urban Health Initiative, National Polio Surveillance Programme etc.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has been distinguished to be among those institutions in the country where doctors have left no stone unturned in mobilizing the community in combating Poliomyelitis until it was eradicated.

The College administration has always stood for the National cause and been among the first to send a Medical Team along with Medicines to calamity stricken people of Uttarakhand and Flood relief in Jammu and Kashmir.

This institution strives for the holistic development of its students where they get ample opportunities for overall personality development and polish their talents through the activities of the college society and participation in college week.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has come a long way, retaining its unique character, still marching ahead with the times and is upgrading itself dynamically in all its fields of activities.







Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital is a tertiary level hospital attached to the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College affiliated to the Aligarh Muslim University. It was established in 1962 with the following vision and mission:

·         To be perceived as a leading tertiary care centre in the country.

·         To incorporate the latest scientific & technological advances in health care, teaching, training and research activities.

·         To be a centre of excellence which offers  safe & quality health care through a humane approach.

·         To maintain the highest possible standard in all endeavours.


The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital is a 1269 bedded tertiary care hospital which is providing affordable Medical Care to all sections of society especially to the economically weaker sections. As a policy, Hospital does not refuse admission if indicated to any patient.

Organizational Setup  

Chief Medical Superintendent

Medical Superintendent

Deputy Medical Superintendents

Teacher Incharges of various Sections

Nursing Superintendents

Assistant Finance Officer

Para Medical Staff 

Multi Task Staff


Hospital Statistics

The hospital has an ever increasing attendance of 6,52,223 patients in 22 OPDs in 2014. The male patients attending the OPDs were 3,23,458 whereas 3,28,765 were female. 55127 patients were admitted in 22 wards of the hospital. A total of 15803 Operations were performed at the hospital.  The administrative duties of the Emergency Section are performed by the Casualty Medical Officer whereas the clinical management is by the doctors of respective units of the Clinical specialities/ Departments on rotation basis. There were nearly 43,000 patients turning up in the Emergency Section. 

6,63040 laboratory investigations were done for patients suffering from various diseases/conditions.  1,68, 486 investigations were done at the X-ray and related sections. It is noteworthy that out of these 29,473 were done free of cost (after following the laid down rules and procedures of the hospital) to the poor and needy patients who could not afford to pay. Bed Occupancy Rate as per MCI norms for the intake of 150 M.B.B.S students is 88.60%.

Teaching and Training

Being a teaching hospital , teaching of Post‐graduate Degree & Diploma to the students enrolled through Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College under Aligarh Muslim University, are conducted in the Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obst. & Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Anaesthesia, Radio‐Diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dermatology, Physiology, Anatomy, Community Medicine, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology is undertaken. Students are also being enrolled for Mch course in Postgraduate Department of Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The Hospital is also giving a platform for imparting training to the Students of the Nursing School and Para-Medical Courses.

The Hospital Blood Bank has been rated excellent among all Blood Banks running in the state of Uttar Pradesh since 2011 by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare run National AIDS Control Organization (NACO).

Research Activities

Besides the regular clinical work various research activities are undertaken on a regular basis in the different departments of the hospital. A number of these are published in National and international medical journals.

Upgradation of Facilities under PMSSY Scheme

In an effort to provide state of the art infrastructure and the equipments for efficient working of the doctors and paramedical staff in the interest of patient care, the hospital is being upgraded with medical and surgical facilities under PMSSY. The construction of the   Trauma Centre, OPD block, Cardiothoracic and Cardiology block, new Gynaecology and Obstetrics block has been completed and will be fully functional very shortly.  219 Beds are being added under PMSSY Scheme.

The Project involves construction of building under PMSSY Phase II for upgradation of Medical and Surgical facilities. Rs. 150 crores has been sanctioned out of which 125 crores is from MOH & FW and Rs. 25 crores is from MHRD, Govt. of India.

Construction work has been completed and the different units being developed in this project are:

New OPD Block

New Trauma Centre

Cardiology Block

Gynaecology and Obstetrics Block



In an effort to provide state of the art infrastructure and the equipments for efficient  working of the doctors and paramedical staff in the interest of  patient care, 64 slice CT scan is being installed in the above mentioned facility in addition to existing MRI and 16 Slice C.T. Scan.

University Grants Commission has sanctioned 477 Non- Teaching Posts for the New PMSSY Scheme including New Emergency and Trauma Centre.