Osmania Medical College

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Osmania Medical College
Osmania Medical College Koti.jpg
MottoSincerity Service Sacrifice
Established1846 (as Hyderabad Medical School)
AffiliationKaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences
PrincipalDr. P. Sashikala Reddy, Professor, Department of Microbiology.
Students250 students per academic year.
Location, ,

Osmania Medical College formerly known as The Hyderabad Medical School is a medical college in Telangana, Hyderabad, India. It is one of the top Medical Schools in the sub continent, and was founded in 1846 by the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad and Berar - 'Mir Osman Ali Khan'. The college was originally affiliated to Osmania University system, It is now affiliated to the Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, and the Osmania General Hospital.[1][2]OSMECON, an undergraduate medical conference is conducted in Osmania Medical College.


The college was established in 1846 and named the Hyderabad Medical School, during the reign of the 5th Nizam of Hyderabad - Afzal ad-Dawlah, Asaf Jah V. Dr. Edward Lawrie, then principal of Hyderabad Medical School performed a series of experiments at the Afzal Gunj Hospital (now Osmania General Hospital) on anesthesia.[3] The world's first female anesthesiologist Dr. Rupa Bai Furdoonji graduated from here in 1889.[4]

After the establishment of the Osmania University in 1919, the school was renamed Osmania Medical College, after the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan.[5]


University and college rankings
Medical - India
Outlook India (2017)[6]16

Osmania Medical College ranked 16th among the top medical colleges in India in 2017 by Outlook India.[6]

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  1. ^ "List of Colleges Offering B.sc MLT Courses Under Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal, Telangana State For the Academic Year 2016-17" (PDF). Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad". bestindiaedu. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  3. ^ "By destroying Osmania General Hospital, Telangana will lose a great legacy". www.dailyo.in. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b Ala, Narayana; K, Bharathi; PKJP, Subhaktha; Gundeti, Manohar; A, Ramachari (2010). "Dr. (Miss) Rupa Bai Furdoonji: World's first qualified lady anaesthetist". Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. 54 (3): 259–261. doi:10.4103/0019-5049.65371. ISSN 0019-5049. PMC 2933491. PMID 20885878.
  5. ^ Ali, M.; Ramachari, A. (1996). "One hundred fifty years of Osmania Medical College (1846-1996)". Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of Medicine (Hyderabad). 26 (1–2): 119–141. ISSN 0304-9558. PMID 11619394.
  6. ^ a b "Top 25 Medical Colleges In 2017". Outlook India. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Dr.Manjula Anagani Consultant Gynecologist\Laparoscopic Surgeon, Infertility Specialist in Hyderabad". drmanjula.in. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 17°22′55.73″N 78°29′4.37″E / 17.3821472°N 78.4845472°E / 17.3821472; 78.4845472