Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) is a public Medical college located in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar, India. "Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences" offers 5 years MBBS course approved by U MCI. Affiliated by PU, Pondicherry, recognized by MCI, Govt. Of India.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) is a premier Medical Institute established by Andaman & Nicobar Medical Education and Research Society (ANIMERS) under Andaman & Nicobar Administration. The primary aim of the Institute is to provide state of art Medical Education, health care and research in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Institute being the only Medical College in this region is committed to uplift the health care delivery system for the people of these Islands.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS),Port Blair came into being on 1st Sep 2015 (Academic Session 2015-16).
Opening up of a Medical College in Port Blair was a long cherished dream & desire of the Islanders for almost 04 decades. 107 acres of land was allocated by Andaman and Nicobar Administration to DHS for the establishment of the Medical College in 1989. Efforts to establish a Medical college at Port Blair were made but it could not fructify because of the non- availability of teaching Faculty. A PIL was filed in Kolkata High Court in 2005. Honorable High Court directed the A & Administration to constitute a committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary for the establishment of a Medical and an Engineering College at Port Blair.
A high level committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration was constituted, which after due deliberation recommended to establish a Medical and an Engineering College at Port Blair. All efforts to establish a Medical College at Port Blair were persisted with, a consulting agency, HSCC was hired by the O/o DHS to establish a Medical college at Port Blair, which suggested a PPP model for setting up a Medical College at Port Blair.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) offers Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course of 4 ½ years duration followed by one year compulsory rotatory internship. Candidates who have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English individually at 10+2 level examination and scored minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together are eligible to appear in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) examination.