Guntur Medical College is one of the premier medical institutions in south India. It is located in the heart of the city of Guntur, the knowledge hub of Andhra Pradesh. This Institute was established in 1946, it is accredited by AICTE and is affiliated to Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada (NTRUHS). 

GMC, Guntur Medical College offers undergraduate courses with an annual intake of about 200 students and various medical Specialities including non-clinical, Para clinical and Clinical branches, which in total offers 47 courses across 4 streams namely Medical, Pharmacy, Paramedical, Science and across 6 degrees like MBBS, BSc, MD, MS (Surgery), MCh. 

GMC is considered to be a great asset to the country as it provides high-class facilities like it has the ultra-modern air-conditioned auditorium, which was built with contributions from GMCANA. It has the latest audiovisual equipment and seating capacity for 900. A new super speciality complex Podila Prasad, GMCANA Super speciality and Trauma Centre, with state of the art facilities. GMC has been accredited to 55th position in Medical colleges around India.

Guntur Medical College Highlights

Established | Institute type 1946 | Government
Accredited to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliated to Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada (NTRUHS)
Affiliated Hospital Guntur Government Medical College and Hospital
Courses Offered MBBS, BSc, MD, MS (Surgery), MCh, Diploma
Students Strength 450+
Gender Diversity Co-Ed
Application mode Offline and Online
Facilities Demo rooms, Labs, Auditorium, Hospitals, Hostels, Cafeteria, Mess, Library
Admission Criteria Entrance exams and Merit-based
Ranking All India 55th
Official Website

Guntur Medical College Awards & Achievements

GMC is rich in providing excellent academics to their students via their top-class faculties, who themselves are awardee of prestigious awards and have tremendous achievements with them. Almost each and every department at GMC is capable and has acquired various nominations, along with awards such as awards in poster presentations and conferences. Some of them are tabulated below:

Award / Achievement Awardee Department
Participated as Chairperson in National CME & Conference on Atomic Neurosciences Workshop in GIMS, Gadag, Karnataka Dr R Sirisha Associate Professor Physiology
Appointed as Editor in Chief for the Journal of DR.NTRUHS, Vijayawada Dr C Padmavathi Devi Professor & HOD Pathology
Awarded – Vyaghreswarudu Gold Medal for consultants in OSSAPCON Feb-2020 held at Vijayawada Dr B Mrudula Assistant Professor Orthopaedics
Gold Medal for best Poster for TB otitis Media – A rare entity in AOIPACON 2019 Annual State Conference held at Ananthapuram Dr M D Dilip PG ENT
Awarded 1st Prize for Poster presentation on A case report of lipoid proteinosis at CUTICON, AP Nov.2019 at Vijayawada Dr S Dharini PG DVL
Got 1st prize for best Paper presentation in APTCCON-2019 – Prevalence of Genetic pattern in INH Resistant TB cases and its association with other TB drug resistance Dr Aswina PG TBCD
1st Prize in paper presentation in State conference held at Amalapuram on 18th, 19th & 20th October 2019 Dr S k Fathimunnisa PG Anaesthesiology
Second Topper of the university in M Ch (Urology) 2019 examination conducted by Dr.NTR university of health sciences, Vijayawada by securing second highest marks in the exam Dr Shiva Kumar PG Urology
Received Associate fellowship from Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, Amaravathi for the year 2018, received in 2019 Dr P Radha Kumari Professor Community Medicine

Guntur Medical College Courses

GMC provides a vast variety of courses under UG, PG and Diploma programmes, under various specialities having their own minimum eligibility criteria such as:

Course (Duration) Specializations Duration Eligibility
MBBS - 5 years 10+2 (PCM/ PCMB)
M D General Medicine 3 years MBBS or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
Pulm. Med
Community Medicine
Forensic Medicine
M S General Surgery 3 years MBBS or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
M Ch Neuro Surgery 3 years MBBS or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
Paediatric Surgery
DM Neurology 3 years MD in General Medicine or any other relevant subject
B Sc Medical Laboratory Technology 3 years 10+2 in relevant field
Neurophysiology Technology
Perfusion Technology
Diploma Cardiology Technician 2 years 10+2 (PCM/ PCMB)
Ophthalmic Assistant
ECG Technician
Medical Lab Technology,
Anesthesia Technician,
Medical Imaging Technician,
Dark Room Assistant,
Perfusion Technician,
Respiratory Therapy
Technician Course
Radiographic Technician
Medical Imaging Technician

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Guntur Medical College Admissions

GMC offers a variety of courses under its on-campus facilities with various specialities including UG, PG and Diploma programmes, each having their own selection criteria. GMC Admissions to any of the programmes requires either an entrance test to qualify or clear the merit-based selection process.

How to Apply for GMC Admissions?

  • To apply via the Online method, first, visit the official website of Guntur Medical College
  • Need to fillup the form from the homepage via a tab for Admissions
  • Selecting the application form link and filling out the details including personal information and academic details
  • Adding the photograph in the space provided and enclosing all the required documents
  • Along with that verify all of the details filled and pay the application fees
  • Finally, submit the duly filled application form before the due date

According to the programme selected, required scores of entrance exams need to be filled like, NEET UG for UG programmes, NEET-PG for PG programmes like MD, MS. While for courses like M Ch, NEET SS scores are required.

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Guntur Medical College Scholarships

GMC has scholarships funds to help the needy students to get their education completed at utmost, such as

  • GMCANA Scholarships: This scholarship is provided to the students who are academically excellent and sound, meanwhile economically challenged. These students are selected completely on the basis of their merit scores. The fund amount served is about $250.
  • Sri Vasireddy Seetapati & Gowri Devi Scholarship Fund: A scholarship distributed totally on the basis of merit scores as awarded to the 
    • Highest ranked in EAMCET who obtained admission in GMC, fund amount is about $200.
    • The first ranker in MBBS in GMC, fund amount is about $200.
  • Dr Kancherla Aruna Prasad Memorial Endowment Scholarship Fund: This scholarship is provided to the students who are academically bright and economically disadvantaged. And are distributed according to the rank obtained in Eamcet. Fund amount is about $250.
  • Sri Tummala Ramakrishna Sastrulu Memorial Fund:  This scholarship is provided to the students who are academically bright and economically disadvantaged identified by a committee of GMCANA coordinators, Principal and staff.  Fund amount is about $200.
  • Dr.Tummala Ramabrahman, M.D, memorial GMCANA Research Endowment Fund: Established by Drs. Venkata Subba Rao Uppuluri, Srihar Gazula, Nageswara Rao Latchamsetty and Ramprasad Chilakapati in fond memory of their friend and classmate. This scholarship is provided to promote research areas among candidates, awarded to selected research papers in national or international peer-reviewed journals or presented at national or international peer-reviewed meetings. Fund amount is about $400.

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Guntur Medical College Facilities

GMC has modern lab equipment to meet the requirement as per the era to develop and meet the research facilities, medical advancements. Following are the facilities provided to students and staff on the GMC campus.

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Sports
  • Cafeteria
  • Demo Rooms
  • Auditorium
  • Medical/Hospital
  • IT Infrastructure,
  • Transport
  • Library

GMC college library has 28,000 books and subscribes to more than 100 journals including access to another 100 E-Journals. GMC has an ultra-modern air-conditioned auditorium, which was built with contributions from GMCANA. GMC has the latest demonstration rooms fitted with overhead projectors and audio-visual equipment and seating capacity for 900. As it plays an important role in the medical hospital to teach the students with visual graphics.

Guntur Medical College Faculty

Guntur Medical College has a wonderful teaching and non-teaching staff that continuously strives towards the betterment of its students and in addition the health of the society by imparting good quality education and work ethics. They are totally responsible for providing high-quality education to future professionals, and the academic portfolio of such faculties are no less than extraordinary.

GMC consists of various departments having teaching, non-teaching, residential, and teaching super speciality staffs, out of which

Professor & HOD: 30+

Professors: 35+

Assistant Professors: 80+

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Guntur Medical College FAQs

Ques. What are the minimum cutoff marks required for admissions in MBBS at GMC?

Ans. As per 2019 data, the general category requires 266-2873 ranks, while SC requires 3985-37288 ranks and ST needs 15005-40135 ranks.

Ques. What is the review on placements regarding post the MBBS from GMC?

Ans. As per the medical colleges’ policy, a year of internship is compulsory post-MBBS which in turn might convert to a full-time job opportunity. Meanwhile, placement scenarios are on an average rate at GMC.

Ques. What are the expected fees for MBBS at GMC?

Ans. An annual fee at GMC is quite affordable at the rate of INR 10,500. For more information, click here.

Ques. Are there any recreational activities involved at the campus for students?

Ans. There are several committees formed to enhance students’ extra-curricular activities.

Ques. How to reach the campus most effectively?

Ans. GMC is located within a city as 2.8 km from the city centre and can be reached by local means of transport, such as city buses, auto-rickshaws, taxis and minibuses, accessible 24 hours. Guntur Railway Junction is one of the state's main railway stations and located 1 km from college.