Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) is a medical college in New Delhi. It is attached with the famous Safdarjang Hospital for clinical teaching. The college runs under the umbrella of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College was established at Safdarjung Hospital (one of the largest hospitals in India, started during the Second World War) in November 2001. Padma Shree Dr. Jagdish Prasad is its founder principal.
VMMC is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University; New Delhi. Over a decade the VMMC College has established itself as a prominent medical institution in India.
|Number of Departments||Anatomy
Blood Bank and transfusion and Pathology
Burns and Plastic
Cardiac Surgery – CTVS
Central Institute of Orthopaedics (CIO)
|Location||VMMC & SAFDARJANG HOSPITAL
Ministry of Health & F.W., Govt. of India
NEW DELHI – 110029
|Academics||Under Graduate – 5
Post Graduate – 3
|Faulty||Around 300+ full-time faculty member|
Facilities and Services
The library of VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital is a three storied building having a total areas of 2700 sq. feet. The ground floor of the library building houses reading room which is open round the clock for the students & faculty of the college & hospital. On the 1st and 2nd floor is the main library which has a huge collection of approx 17,000 books covering all subjects of medical education, nursing and laboratory technicians.
Nirvana is the official annual literary, socio-cultural and sports festival of Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi. It first started in 2004. Celebrities like the band Indian Ocean and Toshi have performed for a crowd that consisted of medical students from across the country as well as non-medical students.
The college was ranked 17th among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today and The Week.