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Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital -
Established in 1996

Address :-
Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital,
National Highway Bypass, Sidhra, Jammu.

Phone No. :- 0191-2662536-39
Fax :- 0191-2662360

About the College :- The College and the Teaching Hospital are located on the picturesque hill slope above River Tawi about 8 Kms away from the heart of Jammu City. It commands a scenic beauty all around with Mata Vaishno Devi Trikuta Hills and snow covered peaks on the north and small green hills surrounding other sides.

The College has been accorded Hindu Minority Institution Status by the Jammu & Kashmir State Government.

The distance of the College is :
a) From Jammu Railway Station: 8 Kms
b) From Jammu Airport: 15 Kms

Principal :- Dr. V. K. Pachnanda

Departments/Faculty :-

a) Pre-Clinical Departments - Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry
b) Para-Clinical Departments - Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine & Community Medicine.
c) Clinical Departments - Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gyanecology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, Skin & STD, Urology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Neuro-Surgery, Cardiology, C.V.T.S., Radio-Diagnosis & Imaging, Dentistry & Chest Diseased.

These departments are manned by highly qualified team of doctors drawn from different parts of the State and the Country. At present there are 108 Specialists working in different departments assisted by about 100 Senior and Junior Resident Doctors and Tutors. The Medical faculty in all the departments has been appointed in accordance with guidelines of the Medical Council of India. To support clinical departments in investigations, advanced Pathological, Biochemistry and Microbiological Laboratory facilities with Blood Bank have been established. Radio Diagnosis & Imaging department has X-Ray, Ultrasound with Colour Doppler, C.T.Scan and MRI.

List of Courses :-

The College offers programme of Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S.). The course extends over a period of 41/2 years plus one year compulsory rotatory Internship required for the award of MBBS Degree.

Eligibility :-

a) The candidates must have passed Hr.Sec. Part-II
(Class 12th) examination or equivalent examination from a recognized statutory board/University and must have secured not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together.
b) The candidates must have completed the age of
17 years on 31st December of the year in which admission to the MBBS is sought.

Strength of students in each course :- 100 per year.

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