Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Patna Medical College (PMCH) is a public Medical college located in Patna, Bihar, India. "Patna Medical College" offers 5 years MBBS course approved by MCI. Affiliated by Aryabhatta Knowledge University, recognized by MCI, Govt. Of India.
Patna Medical College, Patna was established as Temple Medical School in 1874 with the admission of 30 student with fees of Rs. 2/- only per students for whole course. This trend continued till 1925. After than Temple Medical School was shifted to Darbhanga and it was replaced by Medical College known as Prince of Wales Medical College, Patna. Formal inauguration of this medical college was done on 25th February 1925. Various building were constructed by the donations from Princely states of Bihar. The first batch of 35 students were transferred from Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta to Prince of Wales Medical College, Patna. This medical college can rightly claim to be the torch bearer of medical education in Bihar. Post graduate course was started in 1932. Postgraduate teaching in Orthopaedics, Physiology, Gynaecology and Radiotherapy was first starts in this institution in whole undivided India. Vertical and Horizontal integrated teaching and weekly seminar are the regular feature in this institution.