The Hyderabad Medical School which came into existence in 1846 A.D. was the fore-runner of Osmania Medical College. The medium of instruction was Urdu ,the degree was Hakeem. Last two decades of nineteenth century was the glorious period of this school. Seventh and the last Nizam of Hyderabad Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan established Osmania University in 1919 A.D. and in the following year the Hyderabad Medical College. In 1957 A.D. Hyderabad became the Capital of enlarged Andhra Pradesh. Tremendous zeal and enthusiasm was evident to achieve all round progress in medical education.
Medical Education, Research and health care of the people are vastly improved by the presence of medical college and teaching hospital in any area and in an atmosphere of medical research. This is true of Hyderabad also.
Osmania Medical College Hyderabad is the only educational institution in India (and possibly the world), where every medical specialty has a separate training hospital. It is also the alone medical college in south India to offer a postgraduate course in Endocrinology. Initially, the college was called the Nizam’s Medical School in 1846. Later in 1920, the medical school was transformed into a medical college.
The affiliated hospitals are listed below with their bed strength in parentheses.
1.Osmania General Hospital (1200) formerly known as Afzalgunj Dawakhana.
2.Government Maternity Hospital Petlaburj (462) formerly known as Victoria Zenana hospital.
3.Niloufer Hospital for women and children (500) also know as Institute of Paediatrics.
4.Mehdi Nawaz Jung Cancer Hospital (250).
5.Sarojinidevi Eye Hospital (550).
6.A.P. Chest Hospital (670)
7.Quarantine Hospital (400) also known as the Institute of Tropical Medicine and popularly called Fever Hospital
8.Government ENT Hospital (200)
9.Hospital for Mental Diseases (600) also known as Institute of Mental Health
10.Sultan Bazar Hospital for Women (160) formerly known as the British Residency Hospital.
The college offers Bachelor, Master and Paramedical courses in various specilities
The college was established as a Hyderabad Medical School in the year 1846. It also one of oldest institutions in world
The major hospital associated with the college is Afzalgunj Hospital. It has 9 other teaching hospitals affiliated to it where students rotate at different time-intervals during the program
The college is recognized by Medical Council of India since 1951
The college enrolled 200 students in MBBS, 274 in PG courses annually, 42 in Super-Specility
Admissions to the undergraduateMBBSprogram is through Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test(EAMCET) and to postgraduate is through entrance test, APPGE Osmania is considered the most competitive medical college to get into in the state of Telangana because of its high reputation as a center of clinical excellence
Osmania has a rich history of pioneering medical innovations. For the first time, chloroform was used as an anesthetic in Osmania
The college is recognised by Royal College of Surgeons of England for primary F.R.C.S. and recognition of Indian Army Medical Department for admission to the commissioned rank were received in 1941
The college has 4897 beds
The college has an area of 20 acres and has modern infrastructure and facilities. Ithas an Electrophysiology Lab. This facility is unique and Osmania Medical College is the only medical college in the state of Telangana with such a facility.
Dr.Chelikani Venkata Rama Rao, famous Communist leader and Parliamentarian.
Dr.Mandadi Prabhakar Reddy, a versatile Telugu Character actor.
Dr.K. Srinath ReddyMD, DM, the president of the Public Health Foundation of India.
Dr.P Shankar Rao, Former MLA, Secunderabad Cantonment
Dr.Nagam Janardhan Reddy, Former MLA, Nagar Kurnool, BJP
Dr.J. Geeta Reddy, MLA, Zaheerabad Constituency, Indian National Congress
Extra - Curricular:
A medical exhibition, MEDEX-08, was conducted in the college) in 2007, which had an overwhelming response by over 2,00,000 visitors
The college has also hosted the 'Intermedics', the state-wide inter medical college sports meet in December 2008
Students participate in various outdoor and indoor sports activities
Ranking:The college has been ranked 17 amongst the India’s best colleges by India Today Survey 2014.
Hyderabad - 500095
Telangana , India
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To pursue MBBS/BDS at OMC students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The candidate should be 17 years old (as on 31st December of the admission year). He/She should have appeared for an exam cosidered to be equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam and studied PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology). The candidate should have studied English at 10+2 level. Candidate satisfying any of the following criteria are also eligible -
1) Candidates who have appeared for Intermediate examination in science with subjects PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and English. Those who have appeared for pre-professional/pre-medical exams with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and have appeared for 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam or intermediate exam are also eligible.
2) Candidates who have passed the first year of a 3 year degree course with subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Biology are also eligible.
3)Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and who have cleared 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam with PCB are also eligible.
Marks obtained in Maths are not considered for admission into the MBBS course.
Please note that in a non-governmental institutes, 50% of the seats will be filled by management of the institute. Academic merit should be considered while granting admission under management quota. Rest 50% seats will be filled by competent authority based on the academic merit of the candidate.
Academic merit of a candidate will be determined based on the performance in competitive exam conducted by the state governemnt or competent authority or centralized competitive exam conducted at the national level.
Candidate must score at least 50% marks in the competitive exam. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum percentage required is 40%.
For post-graduation courses, performance in first, second and MBBS exam can be considered to determine the academic eligibility of the candidate.