The Patna Medical College was founded in 1925 & enjoys the unique reputation of being one of the oldest Medical College in Asia. It this is the sixth oldest Medical College of British India which comprised of present day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afganistan etc. It has a memorable history and has the credit of producing and treating many national dignitaries. To name a few, the Grand Daughter of The Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi was operated upon in Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna. Mr. Chandrashekhar, ex-Prime Minister of India was also operated upon in this medical college. Dr. Dukhan Ram, our ex-Principal and an eminent ophthalmologist was the honorary surgeon to Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the First President of India. Initially, there used to be 35 admissions per year which was increased to 170 but at present 200 students are admitted in each batch on the basis of competitive tests. Postgraduate course was started in the year 1932 and at present the college is conducting postgraduate and diploma course in almost all the specialities and super spececilities.
Their contribution in the field of education, science and social understanding and interactions has remained commendable. Thousands of our students who have graduated from here have excelled in their field in different places in the world.
I wish you all a happy & fruitful future of this institution of distinction & repute.