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Government Medical College Chandigarh Old Students Association

 
 

 

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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 – GMC’s 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 GMC’s 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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