North Kashmir’s Baramulla to get its first government medical college

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North Kashmir’s Baramulla district will soon get its first government medical college and allied facilities.

According to ANI the new medical college will not only benefit medical students of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora districts of North Kashmir but also provide better medical facilities to the people of the region.


The college will comprise an academic block and a residential block.

Dr Javed Choudhary, principal of the college, said that Staff recruitment will be done at different levels. “We will, hopefully, start the first batch of 100 MBBS students from June this year, as soon as we get the permission letter. Students will be selected on the basis of a Common Entrance Test.”

The Union government has approved the construction of medical colleges in five districts of Jammu and Kashmir, namely Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua, Rajouri and Doda.The construction of the Baramulla mgovernment medical college is being carried out by Jammu Kashmir Project Construction Corporation (JKPCC).