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King George's Medical University

King George's Medical University, for a while known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, is a medical school located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It came into being after the upgrade of King George's Medical College (established in 1911) into a university by an act passed by government of Uttar Pradesh on 16 September 2002.

King George's Medical University
Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University logo.gif
Former names
  • King George's Medical College (1911 to 2002)
  • Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University (2003-2007)
King George's Medical University (2007 to present)
Motto Sincerity-Service-Sacrifice
Type Medical University
Established 1911
Chancellor Governor of Uttar Pradesh
Vice-Chancellor Prof.(Dr.) Madan Lal Brahma Bhatt (April 2017- Present)
Address Shah Mina road, Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
26°52′04″N 80°55′00″E / 26.867716°N 80.916626°E / 26.867716; 80.916626Coordinates: 26°52′04″N 80°55′00″E / 26.867716°N 80.916626°E / 26.867716; 80.916626
Campus Lucknow
Affiliations
Website kgmu.org

The University has capacity for 1250 undergraduates students (including 280 dental students) and 450 postgraduate students.[1]

The MBBS course takes four and a half years to complete and has an intake of 250 students each year.[2]

Contents

Naming controversyEdit

The name of the University has become a political issue between Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party, with both of them changing the name when they are voted to power. When the Samajwadi Party won the Uttar Pradesh state elections in 2012, the name of King George's Medical University was restored.[3]

DepartmentsEdit

Anaesthesiology Pathology
Anatomy Pediatrics
Biochemistry Pediatric Surgery
Cardiology Pharmacology
Clinical Hematology Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Community Medicine Physiology
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy Plastic Surgery
Forensic Medicine Psychiatry
Geriatric Mental Health Pulmonary Medicine
Hospital Administration Radiodiagnosis
Medicine Radiotherapy
Microbiology Rheumatology
Neurology Surgery
Neuro Surgery Surgical Gastroenterology
Obstetrics & Gynecology Surgical Oncology
Ophthalmology Thoracic & Cardio-vascular Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery Transfusion Medicine
Otorhinolaryngology Urology

Principals/Vice ChancellorsEdit

  • W Selby (1911)
  • CA Sprawson (1921–23 and 1926–29)
  • SS Khan, (1923–25)
  • H Stott (1925–26, 1929–31, 1932–37)
  • BGS Acharya (1931–32)
  • MAH Siddiqui (1937–38)
  • W Burridge (1938–46)
  • CP Misra (1946)
  • BB Bhatia (1946–49)
  • SN Mathur (1949–52)
  • VS Manglik (1953–59)
  • ML Gujral (1960–62)
  • RV Singh (1962–77)
  • BN Lall (1977–78)
  • KP Bhargava (1978–84)
  • BB Sethi (1985–86)
  • BK Khanna (1986–92)
  • PK Misra (1992–98)
  • Ramesh Chandra (1998–2000)
  • KN Sinha (2000)
  • AM Kar (2000)
  • KM Singh (2001–2003)
  • Principal & VC Mahendra Bhandari (2003–2006)
  • Hari Gautam (2006–07)
  • SK Agarwal (2007–08)
  • Saroj Chooramani Gopal (March 2008 to March 2011)
  • DK Gupta (April 2011 – April 2014)
  • Ravi Kant (April 2014 –April 2017
  • Madan Lal Brahma Bhatt (April 2017- Present)

RankingEdit

University and college rankings
Medical - India
Outlook India[4] 5
Careers360[5] 3

King George Medical University was ranked fifth among medical colleges in India in 2017 by Outlook India.[4] It was ranked 3rd in India by Careers360 in 2017, second among government institutes.[5]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Student activities". King George's Medical University. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Courses admission". King George's Medical University. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Important Cabinet Decisions". Lucknow: Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Top 25 Medical Colleges In 2017". Outlook India. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Top Medical Colleges in India 2017". Careers360. 2017. 

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