(Last Updated on : 28/05/2013)
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH) is a renowned medical institution in the state of Kerala and it is located in Thiruvananthapuram. The college started its journey with a view to achieve certain aims and objectives and it is designed to the advancement of knowledge, learning and sensible applications of Social Service. The college got recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI) in the year 2004 and it is currently affiliated to the University of Kerala. The college has established itself as one of the distinguished and fast developing organization in Kerala, within a short span of time.
The vision of Sree Gokulam Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH), Thiruvananthapuram is to offer the most excellent services in Health Care, Education & Social Service. The college is working to become the most imperative organization of Students, Faculty and the Medical Industry of India. It is mainly focusing in developing and sustaining a corporate image that reflects the quality of the research, teaching, facilities & environment of the college & hospital. The college is concentrating more to improve the rural folk's health care facilities and to create opportunities for their medical education with scholarships. The college is supporting the medical students to do their studies with higher research facilities, as well. The college is also working to create enlightened medical doctors, who would practice the art and science medicine with compassion and social commitment. It is aimed at promoting quality medical research in order to contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge and also in keeping clinicians and practitioners updated on the latest developments in the field of medicine.
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH), Thiruvananthapuram mainly offers the undergraduate course of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to the students. This is a 4 1/2 year course followed by 1 year internship and the college admits a total of 50 students in this course, every year. The college provides all the necessary facilities to the students to study and do research work. The seats of MBBS course in this college are divided into 50% merit and 50% management. The college management admits candidates in the merit seats through Kerala State Medical entrance, conducted by Kerala Entrance Board. The management seats are filled through a test conducted by the college. For getting admitted in the MBBS course in SGMC, Thiruvananthapuram, the candidates are required to pass the 12th class (Intermediate) examination.
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH), Thiruvananthapuram has a large number of departments that are working relentlessly and helping the college management in imparting medical education. Some of the major departments of the college include the department of Anesthesiology Care, Cardiac Care, Dental Care, Dermatology Care, ENT Care, General Medicine Care, Intensive Care, Neuro Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Care, Ophthalmology Care, Orthopaedics Care, Paediatrics Care, Physiotherapy Care, Radiology Care, Speciality Clinic and the department of Surgery Care.
There is a hospital situated adjacent to Sree Gokulam Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH), Thiruvananthapuram and the hospital is working as the teaching hospital for the college. The SGMC Hospital is a 400-bedded tertiary care hospital that has a dedicated team of highly qualified and experienced specialists. The hospital offers a huge range of clinical specialties, modern diagnostic facilities and all the amenities of a multi-specialty hi-tech modern hospital. The hospital mainly offers quality treatment in the specialities like Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Anaesthesiology, Radiology and Emergency Services, laparoscopic surgery. Super-specialty departments include Cardiothoracic, Neurology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Neurosurgery.