Commissionerate of Health

Medical Education

Key Information

Health is a state of complete physical, mental & social well being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity. Providing basic health well being to all men, women and children in the State is therefore, the ultimate objective of Health services. Efforts have been made continually to achieve this goal. Considerable expansion of medical and health services has taken place over the period. Doctors, Nurses and all other Para - medical personnel's form an integrated part of any health system. To ensure a desired level of proficiency amongst them it is essential that their teaching and training should be meaningful and of a high standard.


  • Medical Colleges
  • Dental Colleges
  • Physiotherapy Colleges
  • Medical Education & Research Institutes
  • Medical & Para Medical Institutes
  • Nursing Institutes

Student Information

  • Under Graduation
  • Post Graduation

Under Graduation

For undergraduate teaching the students are given lectures, practical in hospital wards as well as the students are visiting Primary Health Centres and Community Centres during their II and III MBBS course of studies. At this visit the students are giving immunization to the children, pregnant mothers and also getting acquainted with the rural problems.

Post Graduation

Medical Education is a developing science and postgraduate studies are now a days inevitable for the better treatment of poor patients and teaching purposes. Facilities of postgraduate medical education are also available at six state medical colleges and one corporation medical college - N.H.L Medical College, Ahmedabad. super specialities training is also demand of the day and M.Ch and D.M. Courses in super specialities have also been started. Thus, at present postgraduate education leading to M.D./M.S./M.D.S. and M.Ch/D.M courses are being run at the medical colleges.

Medical Education and Research Statement

Statement showing the details of specialty and super specialty services available in Gujarat state at Government Hospitals.

  • Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad attached with B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • S.S.G. Hospital, Baroda attached with Medical College, Baroda
  • New Civil Hospital, Surat Attached with Government Medical College, Surat
  • G.G.Hospital, Jamnagar attached with M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar
  • P.D.U.General Hospital, Rajkot , R.Z.Hospital, Rajkot, K.T.C.Hospital, Attached with P.D.U Medical Collage, Rajkot
  • Sir T. Hospital, Bhavnagar attached With Medical College, Bhavnagar
  • M.& J. Institute of Ophthalmology, Ahmedabad attached with B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Paraplegia Hosptial & Physiotherapy College, Ahmedabad attached with B.J.Medical college, Ahmedabad

You can also refer

Shri J. P. Gupta, IAS
Dr. Jayanti S. Ravi, IAS

Principal Secretary (PH) & Commissioner,
Health and Family Welfare Department

Who’s Who

Dr. R.D.Dixit(I/C)

Additional Director,
Medical Education and Reserch
Phone: 079-23251159
Fax: 079-23250548

Dr. Raghvendra Dixit

Deputy Director(I/C)
Medical Education and Reserch
Phone: 079-23257068


Medical Education

Block No 4, 3rd floor,
Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan,
Old Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.

Phone: 079-23251159

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