Medical College, Jammu, a premier institute of J&K
was started in the year, 1973 in a temporary building
with the object to provide quality education and deliver
the health care service to the people of this region.
This institution is located in the heart of Temple City
Jammu. This institution was started with the aim to
train fifty medical students for MBBS course per year
and to serve as referral hospital for Jammu Province.
But now the seating capacity has been increased upto
150 students per year, Besides MBBS course the college
also imparts Post-graduate training Course.
From the make shift sheds of years, with meager staff
and equipments, to the present day mammoth complete
with chain of adequately staff and fully equipped associated
hospitals, this college is now credited to the amongst
a few top institution in the Northern Indian.
The institution started with a total of nine hundred
beds and with the inauguration of Medical College Hospital
building in the year of 1993, it has now increased to
1700 beds including associated hospitals including Sir.
Col. R.N.Chopra Nursing Home.