Baroda Medical College

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Medical College Baroda, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
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TypeState University[1]
AffiliationM S University of Baroda
EndowmentINR 13.4 million as yearly grant from Government[2]
DeanDr. Tanuja Javadekar
Academic staff
600 under-graduates
300 post-graduates or residents
250 students entering in 1st year MBBS each year
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Medical College, Baroda is a medical educational institution for undergraduate and postgraduate medical studies under the Faculty of Medicine of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. It is located in the Raopura area at Vadodara, India. It is primarily affiliated with Sir Sayajirao General Hospital. The college was established in 1949.

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Envisaged by the late His Highness Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad III as a seat of learning, Medical College Baroda and Shri Sayajirao General (SSG) Hospital was founded in the city of Vadodara by the late Maharaja of Baroda, Major General Sir Pratapsingh Gaekwad January 1946. Due to the efforts of Dr. Jivraj Mehta, the then Advisor to Government of India and Bombay State on Baroda matters, the ground floor was completed in 1949. Dr. M. D. D. Guilder, the Health Minister of Bombay State, inaugurated it on 16 June 1949. The first class was 40 students.

For initial development, the institute was entrusted to the late D. A. N. Deodars – the first Dean and Medical Superintendent of S. S. G. Hospital. The first final MBBS examination was held in April 1954. The Medical Council of India and General Medical Council of Britain recognized the degree awarded. The ruler of Baroda late Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad III initiated medical aid to the public of Baroda by starting a few bedded hospital – Dufferin hospital at Varasia in 1865. That hospital was later expanded to the present S. S. G. Hospital with a capacity of 1500 admissions.

The medical college houses the Departments of Medicine, Social and Preventive Medicine, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Physiology, Anatomy, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic medicine, Blood bank, Cytogenetic Laboratory and Ayurvedic Research Unit. Encircling the main college buildings there are separate buildings which house the postmortem room, the physiotherapy college, Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics, Orthopedic, Skin & V. D., Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Radiotherapy and Urology.


The college follows a quota system in the admission. Annual intake is 180 students who usually start in September. Out of the total, about 15% come after passing the All India Entrance Examination, 49% from the combined reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Socially and Educationally Backward Castes while 2% seats are reserved for students with disabilities. The rest are from Gujarat State and the Central Board and as per merit calculated from marks obtained in Board examination.

Medical College:-

  • First MBBS 1-year duration
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM)
  • Second MBBS 1½ years duration
Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic medicine, PSM
  • Third MBBS 2 years duration
Medicine and allied, Surgery and allied, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, PSM

From the second MBBS i.e. the third semester, the students rotate through clinical branches for 142 weeks. A year after the beginning of the third MBBS, the part – 1 examinations in ENT, Ophthalmology, and PSM subjects are taken.

Passing in the second MBBS is essential for appearing in the Part 1 – third MBBS and passing in the part- I of the third MBBS is essential for appearing in part- II of the third MBBS. This part includes Medicine, Surgery Orthopedics, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology. This is followed by one year of rotating internship



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Coordinates: 22°18′16″N 73°11′31″E / 22.3045°N 73.1919°E / 22.3045; 73.1919