The Directorate of Research & Medical Education was established in the Year 1973 in order to facilitate development of quality medical facilities in Government and Private Sectors. The Directorate strives to be the best provider and developer of high quality medical and paramedical manpower in the Northern region. (

GMC Amritsar,  performs following broad functions:

  • Imparts teaching to medical students towards attaining the degree of MBBS and Postgraduate training leading to MD, MS and Super specialization. Teaching includes theory and practical training.
  • Research in the medical field.
  • Training in various paramedical courses.
  • Provision of tertiary health care to people living in and around this region
  • Provision of emergency service including trauma and disaster management.
The local administration is carried out by the Principal.

Dr. Rajiv Devgan, MD

Government Medical College
Amritsar, PB-143001, India
Telephone: +91-183-2426918
Fax : +91-183-2426506
E-mail :
The administration of the hospitals attached to GMC Amritsar is under the control of Medical Superintendent. The contact details of office of Medical Superintendent are:

Dr. Raman Sharma
, MD
(Medical Superintendent)
SGTB Hospital,
Amritsar, PB-143001, India
Telephone: +91-183-2222173
Fax : +91-183-2562054
The college is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The admissions to the state quota seats of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and para-medical courses of the college are regulated through the University. The University also manages the curriculum of teaching programmes, oversees medical education, conducts examinations and awards degree and diplomas. (