Rabindranath Tagore Medical College
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|RNT Medical College & Attached group of Hospitals, Udaipur|
(Government medical college)
|Location||Udaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Nickname||RNT Medical College|
|Affiliations||Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur|
The college was established in 1961, in a building donated by His Highness ex-Maharana of Udaipur. The administrative block is housed in another historical palace donated by Salumber Rao. The college received recognition from the Medical Council of India in 1966. The college is named after the famous Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a writer and freedom fighter.
The admission to the M.B.,B.S. course is highly competitive. Students who have graduated from high school with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects can appear for in the UG admission test. The medical college offers 100 seats in M.B.B.S. course, 92 in post graduate degree courses, 12 in post graduate diploma courses and two seats in DM Cardiology course. 15% of total M.B.B.S. seats are filled through the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, 4% seats are reserved for the Government of India nominees from the North-Eastern states. Remaining seats are filled through the Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test conducted by the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur. From 2013 onward,undergraduate admissions will be through NEET-UG.
50% of seats in each post graduate specialty are filled through the All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination and the remaining through Rajasthan Pre-PG Examination. The institute offers Post Graduate degree courses in Preventive and Social Medicine, Pathology, Ophthalmology, ENT, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics, Radiodiagnosis/Radiology, Radiotherapy, Psychiatry, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, and Dermatology. Post graduate diploma courses are offered in Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
DM Cardiology seats are filled through the Super Specialty Entrance Examination conducted by the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur.
The following hospitals are attached to the college:
- Maharana Bhupal Government Hospital
- Pannadhaya Janana Hospital
- Seth Ramvilas Bhuwalaka Yakshma Arogya Sadan, Badi
- Baal Chikitsalaya Unit
- Hindustan Zinc Ltd. Cardiology Unit
- RSMML Cardiothoracic Unit
- Trauma Unit
In December, 2011, the college celebrated its Golden Jubilee - A grand event by the name of RNT Gold Fest - 2011. The college publishes an Annual Magazine "Samvad" which is edited, designed and reviewed by the Magazine Editorial members of the Students' Welfare Council of the college. Annual literary, cultural and sports Fests are organised.
- Profile on Medical & Health, Medical Education Department