The Directorate of Medical Education, Training and Research, Assam was established in the year 1984 under the control of Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Assam.
The Directorate of Medical Education, Assam is entrusted with the task of generating human resources like Doctors, Nurses, Technicians, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists and other Health personnel to meet the growing needs of not only the state but the entire North Eastern Region.
The Directorate has a host of Institutes under its control viz- Assam Medical College & Hospital, Dibrugarh, Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Guwahati, Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Silchar, Jorhat Medical College& Hospital, Jorhat, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College & Hospital, Barpeta, Regional Dental College, Guwahati, Regional College of Nursing, Guwahati, 2 nos. of B.Sc. Nursing College, Dibrugarh and Silchar, 3 (three) Pharmacy Institutes one each attached to AMC, Dibrugarh, GMC, Guwahati and SMC, Silchar, Medical Institute at Jorhat and 5(four) Institutes of Paramedical Sciences at Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Silchar,Tezpur and Jorhat.
|Under Graduate||Post Graduate||DM/M.Ch.|
|Medical Colleges of Assam.||726||386||18|
|Regional Dental College, Guwahati.||40||10|
|Nursing Colleges at Guwahati, Dibrugarh & Silchar.||180|
|Pharmacy Institutes attached to 3(three) Medical Colleges|
Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh.
Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati.
Silchar Medical College, Silchar.
|Medical Institute, Jorhat.||100|
|For Five Paramedical Institutes attached to AMC, Dibrugarh; GMC, Guwahati; SMC,Silchar; JMC,Jorhat & FAAMC, Barpeta||300|
Medical and Para-Medical Education are important components of the Health Department. It is entrusted with the task of generating Human Resources like Doctors, Nurses, Technicians, Physiotherapists, Pharmacists and other Health personnel to meet the growing needs of the state including the entire North Eastern region. The hospitals and the colleges provide necessary services to the ailing people of the State and the neighboring North Eastern State.