Government Medical College Chandigarh Old Students Association
GMC- A DATELINE
January 1991 The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare issues No Objection Certificate for starting a medical college in Chandigarh.
January 1991 Shri Chandra Shekhar, the Prime Minister of India, lays the foundation stone for GMCH in sector 32.
September 1991 GMC is granted provisional affiliation for the MBBS course by Panjab University.
September 1991 The first batch of students start classes in the Prayas Building, sector 38.
January 1992 The first mass bunk ever in GMC history.
February 1992 GMCs first appearance in an inter-collegiate festival SYNAPSE, MAMC, New Delhi.
July 1992 The second batch of students begin classes.
December 1992 The first batch sits for 1st Prof exams the first exam since GMCs inception.
April 1993 First batch begins clinical rotations (2nd Prof) at General Hospital, sector 16 and Polyclinic, sector 22.
October 1994 GMC students go on strike demanding recognition by MCI.
June 1995 Lt Gen (Retd) BKN Chibber, Governor of Punjab & Administrator of Chandigarh inaugurates the first phase of the hospital in sector 32.
June 1995 Outpatient services begin at GMCH, sector 32.
January 1996 The first batch of GMC starts internship.
March 1996 Inpatient services begin at GMCH, sector 32.
January 1997 The first batch (1991) of GMC completes internship.
March 1997 Emergency and ICU services begin at GMCH, sector 32.
April 1997 The Medical Council of India includes GMC in its list of accredited medical colleges.
November 1998 The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare grants permanent recognition to GMCH for the award of MBBS degree with effect from 30th December 1996.
January 1999 EUPHORIA is organized for the first time by the batch of 1995.
April 1999 GMC is granted permanent affiliation for the MBBS course by Panjab University.
May 1999 First convocation of GMC the first three batches receive MBBS degrees.
October 2000 MCI approves GMCH for MD/MS courses.
January 2001 First batch of residents start post-graduate (MD/MS) training at GMCH.
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