Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, is a reputed institution for higher education in medical science.

Indira Gandhi Medical College

Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla is commonly known as IG Medical College or IGMC Shimla. The college is one of the premier institutions, imparting medical education since 1966. It was initially named as Himachal Pradesh Medical College (HPMC) and was renamed in the year 1984. The courses offered by Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla are recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).It is affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University. The college offers medical education at various levels.
Over the years, Indira Gandhi Medical College is expanding itself in terms of its infrastructure, facilities provided, courses offered and the number of students enrolled in various courses. In 2005, the college started the facility of open heart surgery. In 2006, MRI facility was started by IGMC. Government of India has given Indira Gandhi Medical College the status of a reputed regional center for treating cancer patients.
To offer better facilities, Indira Gandhi Medical College has collaborated with many institutions, including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for Open Heart Surgical Operations, Post Graduate Institute (PGI) for teaching and Research Activities, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for District Cancer Project and Directorate Health Services for Cancer project. In addition to this, the college has coordinated with Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP) and World Health Organization (WHO) as well.

Affiliated to: Himachal Pradesh University



The college offers the following course:


Post Graduate Diploma:

The college offers the following course:

PG Diploma in Medicine
    PG Diploma (Anesthesia)
    PG Diploma (Clinical Pathology)
    PG Diploma (Orthopedics)
    PG Diploma (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
    PG Diploma (Paediatrics)
    PG Diploma (Radio Diagnosis)

Post Graduate:

The college offers the following course:

    MD (Anaesthesiology)
    MD (Anatomy)
    MD (Community Medicine)
    MD (Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy)
    MD (General Medicine)
    MD (Microbiology)
    MD (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
    MD (Ophthalmology)
    MD (Orthopaedics)
    MD (Physiology)
    MD (Radio-Diagnosis)
    MS (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
    MS (General Surgery)


The candidate must have passed 10+2 with physics, chemistry and maths with 50% marks, from a recognized Board. Also, the candidate should be aged between 17 years and 25 years.

Post Graduate Diploma:
The candidate must have passed MBBS from a recognized university and should have completed one year of internship.

Post Graduate:
The candidate must have completed MBBS along with one year of internship from a recognized university.
Admission Procedure:

Admissions for the course are based on the score obtained by the candidate, in HP- CPMT (Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test).

Entrance Test: HPCPMT Exam

Post Graduate:
Selection of the candidates is on the basis of their performance in the entrance test conducted by Himachal Pradesh University.

Post Graduate Diploma:
Admission is done on the basis of entrance test conducted by Himachal Pradesh University.
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  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Hostel
  • Latest Machinery and Equipments
  • Cath Lab and Dialysis Facilities
  • Modern Medical Facilities

Contact Address:
Phone: +91-177-2804251
Fax: +91-177-2658339

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