Maharashtra University of Health Sciences

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Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
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Type Government university
Established 3 June 1998
Chancellor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Dilip Govindrao Mhaisekar
Dean Dr. Sachin Mumbare (medical faculty)
Registrar Dr. Kalidas D. Chavan
Location Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) is a higher education institution in Nashik District, Maharashtra, India.


The university was established on 3 June 1998 by the state Government of Maharashtra through an ordinance. The State Legislature passed Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Act 1999 (Act No X) and received the assent of the Governor, in the Maharashtra Government Gazette on 21 January 1999. The university was declared open by the governor of Maharashtra on June 10, 1998. All colleges and institutions imparting education in health science in the state of Maharashtra have been affiliated to this new university under Section 6(3) of the Act.[1]

The university was established to ensure proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in modern medicine and Indian systems of medicine in the State of Maharashtra. A committee was formed in 2000 by the Government Of Maharashtra to review the progress of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and to recommend measures for modifying its functions and responsibilities in the light of the new challenges faced by the university.


MUHS offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies including Ph.D. in all branches of health sciences. Undergraduate programmes of five and a half years (such as, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS)) are conducted by MUHS. Dental and nursing degrees are offered.

Postgraduate courses awarded are versatile including Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in various areas, Master of Surgery (M.S.), as well as Master of Science (M.Sc.) courses and other PG diplomas.[2]

Affiliated medical colleges[edit]

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)[edit]

Medical colleges affiliated with the university, as of July 2011:[3]

  1. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  2. A.C.P.M. Medical College, Dhule
  3. B J Medical College, Pune
  4. Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Government Medical College, Nanded
  5. Dr. V. M. Govt. Medical College, Solapur
  6. Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College, Jalgaon
  7. Cooper Hospital and H.B.T. Medical College, Juhu
  8. Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati
  9. Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  10. Government Medical College, Akola
  11. Government Medical College, Aurangabad
  12. Government Medical College, Chandrapur
  13. Government Medical College, Latur
  14. Government Medical college, Nagpur
  15. Government Medical College, Miraj, Sangli
  16. Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur
  17. Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai
  18. K J Somaiya medical college, Chunabhatti, Sion, Mumbai
  19. Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
  20. MIMER Medical College, Talegaon Dabhade
  21. M. I. M. S. R. Medical College, Latur
  22. Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha
  23. NDMVP’s Medical College, Nashik
  24. S.M.B.T Institute Of Medical Science And Research Centre, Igatpuri, Nashik
  25. N K P Salve Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur
  26. DVVP’s Medical College, A’nagar
  27. Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Kalwa, Thane
  28. RCSM Govt. Medical College, Kolhapur
  29. S B H Govt. Medical College, Dhule
  30. Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College, Yavatmal
  31. Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College, Pune
  32. Swami Ramanand Teerth Rural Medical College, Ambejogai, Beed
  33. Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai
  34. Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai
  35. BKL Walawalkar Rural Medical College Sawarde, Ratnagiri

Prakash institute of medical sciences, Sangli

  1. Government Medical College Jalgaon

Affiliated Ayurved colleges[edit]

Bhau Mulak Ayurvedic college Nagpur

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)[edit]

28. Hon. Shri Annasaheb Dange Ayurved Medical College, Ashta Sangli

29. M.E.S Ayurved Mahavidyalaya , Khed ,Ratnagiri

Affiliated dental colleges[edit]

Government-run colleges:

  • Government Dental College and Hospital & St. George Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur
  • Nair Hospital & Dental College, Mumbai
  • Government Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad.

Private dental colleges:

  • S.M.B.T. Dental College & Hospital, Sangamner
  • M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Pune
  • Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur
  • V.S.P.M Dental College, Nagpur
  • Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai
  • Yerala Dental College, Khargar
  • Padmashree Dr D.Y. Patil Dental College, Pimpri
  • Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir's KBH Dental College Hospital, Nashik
  • Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Dental College, Dhule
  • Guardian college of Dental Sciences, Thane
  • Mahatma Gandhi Missions' Dental College, Navi Mumbai
  • Sinhagad Dental College & Hospital

VSPM dental college and research centre,nagpur


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