University College of Medical Sciences
University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) is a medical college in Delhi, India, affiliated with the University of Delhi. It is associated with Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, which serves as the teaching hospital. University College of Medical Sciences was established in 1971 as a Constituent College of University of Delhi. It runs various medical and paramedical courses. It is known for its quality research; National ranking 7th based on the number of publications in PubMed indexed journals. UCMS was ranked 5th among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today, 14th by The Week and 13th by Outlook India.
There are twenty-one departments at the college: Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Community Medicine, Dentistry, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine, Medicine, Microbiology and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery.
UCMS has a huge campus, which includes the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTB). GTB hospital acts as training hospital and has 1000 beds. It provides facilities like a central workshop, animal house, hospital laboratory services unit, hostel, medical illustration and photography, medical education unit, skill lab and canteen. The college also has technological facilities which include audio-video, telemedicine, electronic assessment. The UCMS houses for a central library and 17 departmental libraries with a large volume of teaching and learning resources, which support the teaching, research and extension programs of the college. There are over 16,000 books and WHO publications, 18,000 volumes of journals, and 400 theses.