During Portuguese rule, the “Escola Medico Cirurgica da Goa” was founded in 1842 and renamed Goa Medical College in 1963. It is Asia’s oldest medical college. 

The college has been affiliated with Goa University since 1986, having previously been affiliated with Bombay University. 

Goa Medical College & Hospital, which now has its headquarters in Bambolim, has a long history of providing high-quality services to people from all walks of life. 

The institute includes the Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (Bambolim), the TB and Chest Disease Hospital (St. Inez), the Rural Health and Training Centre (Mandur), and the Urban Health Centre (St. Cruz).

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Apart from striving for excellence in patient care, the medical college has been instrumental in training a large number of medical professionals who are now providing excellent services to people in Goa, other parts of India, and all over the world. To raise the standard of medical education at Goa medical college. CME programs, seminars, workshops, updates, and conferences will be held. It provides medical teachers at Goa medical college with training in medical education technology.

Some of the medical courses are as below:

  • MBBS
  • MD General Medicine, Anaesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, Forensic Medicine, Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Orthopaedics, Paediatric, etc.
  • MS General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Anatomy, ENT, etc.
  • PG Diploma in Anaesthesiology, Diploma in Child Health, PG Diploma in Forensic Medicine, Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Diploma in Radio diagnosis, Diploma in Psychological Medicine, etc.
  • M.Ch Neurosurgery.

MBBS Course Duration

In India, the MBBS course lasts 5.5 years (4.5 years of academics plus a year of internship). At the end of the course, one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship (CRRI) is required as part of MBBS study in India.

MBBS Eligibility

Before applying for a course, you should first review the course’s eligibility requirements. Each course has different qualification requirements based on the requirements. Some of the prerequisites for admission to an MBBS college/university in India are as follows: Students must have completed 10 + 2 from an approved board with at least a 50% grade in subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, and English as a core subject in an aptitude test. However, the minimum level requirement for a reserved category is 40%. When applying for the MBBS program, students must be at least 17 years old. The student should not be younger than this age; otherwise, admission is not possible. A student’s maximum age should be 25 years. The student must also meet the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) additional eligibility criteria for MBBS. Before enrolling in MBBS, you must pass the following entrance exams. Candidates for MBBS admission in India must obtain at least 50% in the qualifying examination. The minimum marks required for MBBS admission for candidates from the SC, ST, and OBC categories are 40%.

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(MBBS | MD | MS)

Sr.NoName of Medical InstName of UniversityYear of EstAnnual IntakeTotal course Fee
1Goa Medical College, PanajiGoa University19631805.88 Lacs
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