Patna Medical College and Hospital

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Patna Medical College Hospital
Location Patna, Bihar, India India
Coordinates 25°22′17″N 85°55′59″E / 25.3714°N 85.933°E / 25.3714; 85.933
Funding Government hospital
Affiliated university Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Founded 1925

Patna Medical College and Hospital (abbreviated PMCH) established in 1925 and originally known as Prince of Wales Medical College, is a medical college located in Patna, the state capital of Bihar, India.[1][2][3] It is located on the southern bank of the river Ganges and is now affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University (previously: Patna University). The exact location is on Ashok Rajpath which is home to many other notable colleges of Patna University. It boasts of more than 1748 beds which is at par with AIIMS. The college has many firsts to its credit, and the ever-expanding website of the Department of Community Medicine here is one such venture in the new era of the technology revolution.[4] The emergency called IGCE(Indira Gandhi Central Emergency),it has 220 beds which is separate building in the campus and not included in the 1748 bed counts of hospital,so altogether it is one of the busiest hospital of state and in India with bed count of around 2000.The average daily opd patients is one of the highest in India(Safdurjung hospital,Newdelhi,having the highest)[5]


In 2015, careers360 ranked college 28th among all the medical colleges of india.[6] It was ranked 1st in Bihar and one of the top medical colleges of Eastern India.

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Patna Medical college is situated in Ashok Rajpath.

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  1. ^ Sinha, Nishant (16 October 2012). "Medical Council of India team inspects Patna Medical College and Hospital". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "PMCH juniors doctors on strike". Hindustan Times. 14 June 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Bhatia, Banjot Kaur (13 April 2014). "No incubator in Patna Medical College and Hospital paediatrics department". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  4. ^ PMCH wikimapia
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2]

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