India (MSAI) - DMCH, Ludhiana, Punjab
General Surgery, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Pediatrics, Chest and TB, Skin and VD, Psychiatry, Anaesthesia, Radiology, Otorhinolaryngology
January, February, March, April, July, August, September
Student Hostel
Student Hostel
Hours a day - 8 hrs
Generally timings are 9am to 5 pm but may vary department to department

What to bring- white coat, stethoscope, reflex hammer, torch, surgical scrubs
Ruchika Gill
Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) Ludhiana, Punjab, India is a 1326 bedded (Inclusive 800 teaching beds) tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. The institution has an imposing complex of modern buildings and is equipped with all kinds of modern facilities for providing excellent care to the patients and training to the undergraduate and postgraduate students. All the clinical departments, along with the diagnostic laboratories provide round-the-clock service at the campus.The institution has well-developed urban and rural health delivery systems, with residential facilities for training of students and interns under the department of community medicine. Models for health care delivery and Community Oriented Learning have been developed in these areas in addition to research on community health problems, which has been widely acknowledged. Multi-purpose Dumra Auditorium is adding a new dimension to the curricular and extracurricular activities of the students and staff alike.
      DMCH, Ludhiana has come up by the dint of hard work and sincere efforts of the management, administrators, faculty and staff as well as the co-operation of the students. The citizens of Ludhiana and other places have always been kind in extending their helping hand in building up this institution. Above all, the Central and State Governments and many dignitaries deserve gratitude for their co-operation and help interest in the development of the College and the Hospital.
Motivated by a devoted personality, Dr Banarsi Dass Soni, Ex.Capt.I.M.S. with a missionary zeal for medical education and patient care, conceived the noble idea of providing much needed medical care to the general public. This bloomed in the form of Arya Medical School in 1934, started in a rented building in Civil Lines, Ludhiana.

 In 1936, management of the medical school was handed over to the Arya Samaj, Saban Bazar, Ludhiana, under the aegis of Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Punjab. A separate Managing Body was nominated by the Managing Committee of Arya High School, Ludhiana and it was shifted to its own building in 1937 (now, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, College Campus).

      The institution was recognized for LSMF (Licentiate of the Punjab State Medical Faculty) in 1938. The following year, the Managing Body decided that the Ludhiana Medical School should thereafter be called “Arya Medical School” and the hospital attached to it “Dayanand Hospital”.

       It was only in the year 1964, consistent with the policy of the Government that the Arya Medical School flowered into a full-fledged MBBS College, which came to be known as Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. The management of this college was taken over by a galaxy of prominent people of Ludhiana, who formed an organization known as the “Managing Society of Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana” and Late Shri H.R.Dhanda, a prominent industrialist of the town, became its Founder President.

DMCH College of Nursing: 

· BSc Nursing                            (100 Seats)

· M.Sc Nursing                           (25 seats)
MD/MS Postgraduate courses:

The College is duly recognized for the following courses:

1. Anatomy 

2. Biochemistry 

3. Physiology 

4. Pathology 

5. Pharmacology 

6. Medicine 

7. Microbiology 

8. Surgery 

9. Obstetrics & Gynecology 

10. Pediatrics 

11. Dermatology & STD 

12. Ophthalmology 

13. Otolaryngology 

14. Orthopedics 

15. Anesthesiology 

16. Radio-diagnosis 

17. Psychiatry 

18. Community Medicine (SPM) 

*Permission for starting MD (Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion) course is in process.   


 PG Diploma Courses:

1. Pediatrics (DCH) 

2. Obstetrics and Gynaecology(DGO) 

3. Anaesthesia (DA) 

4. Otolaryngology (DLO) 


 Super Specialties Courses:

1. Cardiology (DM) 

2. Gastroenterology (DM) 

3. Neurology (DM) 

4. Plastic Surgery (MCh) 

5. Neuro Surgery (MCh)

6. Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery (MCh)

7. Urology (MCh)

* Starting DM Respiratory Medicine course shortly.

DMCH has its own awesome awesome hostels.There are separate hostels for boys and girls.Both the hostels are newly constructed.
Standard Features Include
• Individual study bedrooms
• Parking for cars and motorcycles
• Common Room with television
• Visitors Lounge
• Common study room
• Common mess & Canteen
• Common toilets and bathe in each lobby of 7-8 rooms,
• 24 hour security

Each bedroom is provided with a bed, a mattress , a study table, two cupboards.
All rooms are centrally air conditioned.Refrigeratos can be installed if the person desires.

•Each hostels has the following
1)Each floor hostel has “RO” with water cooler.
2)TV Room
3)Reading Room
4)Meditation & Yoga Room
5)Warm Water (Solar) systems
 24*7 free wifi service is available.
The hostel warden , assisstant warden and security is present at all times.

Both the hostels have mess as well as canteen which is highly hygenic and clean.Proper norms are followed before cooking.Meal is served three times a day.Snacks are also served.Refreshments are available at a reasonable cost.The hospital premesis have a canteen for the staff and students at every floor plus three food franchises namely :
  1. The Cake Square
  2. Nescafe canteen
  3. Empire canteen
University Buses are available regularly on specified routes from college to the hospital for the staff and students free of cost. Buses are provided Monday through Sunday.
A road trip to Amritsar via jalandhar
Haveli- an experience of rangla punjab
Golden Temple
Jallianwala bagh
Wagah border

Week 2
A weekend out at a localite's place
Good food
Homely vibes

Week 3
A trip to shimla via chandigarh
Awesome weather

Week 4
Places in and around ludhiana
Band night at peddlar's
Mystery rooms
Smaash-gaming lounge
Ireo waterfront-lakeside
Street food at sarabha nagar
Ice cream studio

* On one working day, a visit to the rural health centre (RHC)  can be planned. Working of dmc at the grassroot level can be shown.
PUNJAB-literally meaning the land of five rivers. The scenic beuaty of punjab with its agricultural fields is just awesomely breathtaking. :)

You will find the following tourist attractions breathtaking:
  1. Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum
  2. Tiger Safari
  3. Hardy's world
  4. Rakh Bagh
  5. F2 Raceway
  6. PAU cycling
  7. Durga Mandir
The following places could be visited during the weekend:
  1. Amritsar
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Kausalbagh
  4. Dharmashala
  5. McLeodGanj
Medical Milestones

      Historically, DMCH was the first hospital in Punjab to set up a dialysis unit in the Nephrology service in 1980. Since then, several other super-specialties have been added. At present, super-specialties, which are providing the most modern and advanced care to the patients are:

1. Cardiology 

2. Endocrinology 

3. Gastroenterology 

4. Nephrology 

5. Neurology

6. Medical Oncology

7. Immunology 

8. Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery

9. Neurosurgery 

10. G.E. Surgery 

11. Pediatric Surgery 

12. Plastic Surgery including micro-vascular surgery 

13. Surgical Oncology 

14. Urology (Including Kidney Transplant) 

      All these disciplines are managed by highly qualified doctors who have at their disposal the latest sophisticated diagnostic and treatment facilities. At present, there are 40 super-specialists (DM/MCh) on the hospital faculty.

Investigative Facilities:


The prominent state of the art investigative facilities available include:
1. Spect CT Scan, 1.5 Telsa, MRI scan, Ultrasonography, DEXA Scan 
2. Fiberoptic endoscopes including upper as well as lower GI Scopes, Capsule endoscopty, ERCP
3. Hysteroscope and Peritoneoscope 
4. EEG (including video EEG), EMG, Somatosensory Evoked Response Testing 
5. Echocardiography, TMT 
6. Bronchoscopy, PFT 
7. Biochemical Autoanalyzers, Blood Gas analyzer, Auto cell counter, Automated cultures, PCR
It is the first and the only institution in India having in its Department of Orthopedics, the facility of a unique technique of external fixators perfected by the internationally renowned Prof. Oganesyan from Russia.
Facilities & Services
      DMCH is the only institution in North India, which has an entire floor of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with 157 beds incorporating all the critical care areas. Notable ICUs are: 
1. Intensive Coronary Care Unit 
2. Medical ICU 
3. Surgery ICU 
4. Neurosurgery ICU 
5. Stroke unit 
6. Pulmonary Critical Care Unit (PCCU) 
7. Pediatric and Neonatal ICU 
8. Burn ICU 
Special care facilities for burns, neonates, thalassemia and cancer patients.