Administrative setup

The Government Medical College Amritsar works under the administrative control of Department of Medical Education & Research, Government of Punjab Chandigarh. Headed by a Minister of Cabinet Rank, the Department has an Administrative Secretary and subordinate functionaries.

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

GMC Amritsar performs following functions:

  • The institute imparts teaching 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 paramedical courses including Medical lab technology, Bsc Nursing.
  • The institute imparts tertiary health care to people leaving in and around in this region and emergency service including trauma and disaster management.


The local administration is carried out by the Principal. The contact details of the Principal office are as below:

Dr. Tejbir Singh
Government Medical College, Amritsar-143001
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. R.S. Sharma, MD
Medical Superintendent
SGTB Hospital,
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.