The Patna Medical College was founded in 1925 & enjoys the unique reputation of being the oldest medical college in Asia. It this is the sixth oldest Medical College of the British India which comprised of present India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afganistan, Bhutan 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 in Patna Medical College & Hospital, Patna. Mr. Chandrashekhar, ex-Prime Minister of India was also operated 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 150 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 specialities.
The Patna Medical College have to balance Home & Hospital & they have been doing it in a very efficient way. 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 are moved and excelled in their field in different places in the city, country and the world.
Let us be together to be a force to bring excellence to our collective & individual existence & deserving glory to our almamater.
I wish you all a happy & fruitful future of this institution of distinction & repute.