Rajiv Gandhi Medical College

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Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital is a school of medicine, established in 1992 and based in Thane, in Kalwa, Mumbai, India.[1]


The hospital is ranked sixth in Maharashtra, first in Thane and Mumbai suburban. It is attached to the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital, both of which are run by the Thane Municipal Corporation.

Courses and departments[edit]

The institute has 80 seats for MBBS undergraduate course.[2] The number of seats is the lowest in the state among government medical colleges and offers more personal attention to each aspiring doctor. The CSMH hospital is equipped with over 500 beds and speciality departments which include Anatomy, Biochemistry, Chest medicine & TB, Dental Surgery, Dermatology & Venereology, Forensic Medicine, HIV, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Physiotherapy, Preventive and Social Medicine, Psychiatry, and Surgery.

The college offers PG courses but only College of Physicians & Surgeons of Mumbai diploma courses in Chest medicine & TB, Dermatology & Venereology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry.

The dean is Sandhya Sathish Khadse. The hospital has a patient population mainly from the poor areas of Bhandup, Diva, Kalwa, Kanjurmarg, Mulund, Mumbra, Nahur, Thane, and Vikroli.

Extra curricular[edit]

Its main cultural festival is known as "Abhiyaan" which is slowly but surely improving its standard since it was started. Even though it is a small college, the students' enthusiasm is bringing it at par with other popular college fests. For example, RGMC conducts Medi-Exhibit which is the medical symposium, Ethnic, RGMC-MARATHON, and Chitrankan-A Photography exhibition which shows the artistic side of doctors with them competing with the professionals have been a front-runner in these trends at least as far as medical colleges of Mumbai are concerned.


  1. ^ Gupta, Ameeta; Kumar, Ashish (2006). Handbook Of Universities Includes Universities, Vol. Ii. Atlantic Publishers & Distributors. ISBN 81-269-0608-1.
  2. ^ "MBBS admissions: Medical Council of India recognized colleges in Maharashtra : News". IndiaToday. 27 June 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2016.