Nalanda Medical College and Hospital

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Nalanda Medical College & Hospital
Government of Bihar
Location Kankarbagh Old bypass Road, Near Bhootnath Road, Patna - 800026, Bihar, Patna India
Coordinates 25°22′08″N 85°06′55″E / 25.369°N 85.1154°E / 25.369; 85.1154
Affiliated university Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Beds 750
Founded 1970

Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) is a public medical college and medical research university based in Patna, India.[1] The institute was established in 1970 and is situated in Kankarbagh. It has a capacity of 100 student in each batch. Nalanda Medical College is a self-financed institute affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna. It is recognized by Medical Council of India. It offers undergraduate courses with specialization in Medicine and Dental Surgery. Post Graduate Courses in all specialisations including medicine, surgery, gynaecology, anaesthesiology, pediatrics, dermatology have also been started since 2010.


Nalanda Medical College, Patna, was established in 1970 as a private medical college.[2] It was established by Dr. Vijay Narayain Singh, Dr. Madhusudan Das and Dr. Shailendra Kumar Sinha, along with Shri Krishna Kant Singh, the ex-education minister of Bihar.


The hospital has about 750 beds The hospital has a lecture theatre fully air-conditioned with multimedia projector and other audio video aids. It has a seminar hall.

The 750-bed college and hospital is the third biggest in the state after Patna Medical College and Hospital and Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital.[3]


The college is situated in Kankarbagh and is easily reachable by autos. The hospital is situated in Agamkuan.

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Principal: Dr.(Mrs.) Shiv Kumari Prasad Coordinator Medical Education Unit: Dr Chandrashekhar Prasad

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