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University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Lady Hardinge Medical College

On 7th February 1916, Lady Hardinge Medical College was established by Baron Hardinge. It is a medical college for women, located in New Delhi. The college is under the control of the Government of India and in 1950 it became a part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, the University of Delhi.
Under an Act of Parliament, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India took over the management of the college. The Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital which is attached to the Lady Hardinge Medical College was built in 1956.

Lady Hardinge Medical College is affiliated with the University of Delhi, New Delhi. It was approved and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi.

The college was established by Lady Hardinge, who was the wife of Baron Charles Hardinge, the then Viceroy of India. In order to commemorate the visit of Queen Mary in 1911-12, the college was named Queen Mary College & Hospital. On 7th February 1916, Baron Hardinge inaugurated the college in the Delhi Enclave area and the hospital and the college are named so in the memory of Lady Hardinge.

Earlier, the college was managed by a governing body as it was an autonomous institution. In 1953, the Board of Administration constituted by the Central Government took formal charge and started managing the college.

During this time, Lady Hardinge Medical College was affiliated to the University of Punjab, Lahore. However, to take the examinations, students had to go to King Edward Medical College in Lahore. In 1950, the college was re-affiliated to the University of Delhi, New Delhi. In 1954, the postgraduate courses were started.

The Week ranked Lady Hardinge Medical College in the 7th position among all the medical colleges in India. Currently, the college offers undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and add-on fellowship courses in medical streams.

Lady Hardinge Medical College has tie-ups with several top institutions and universities across the globe and conducts research partnerships and exchange programmes with them.

In order to get admission to this college, a candidate has to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (AIPGMEE) which are conducted at the national level. To apply to this college, students must have scored at least 60% in the 12th board exams.


  • The college has the vision to become a centre of national fame in the sector of medical research, community outreach, hospital healthcare and medical education


  • The college is on a mission to carry out research on public health issues and important medical issues; to provide modern training and education; to aid in national health programmes and policy, and to provide healthcare facilities at the tertiary level


  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with an applied range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The Institute has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The Institute has easy access to every kind of public transport. Campus has its own bus stop
  • A clinic is available on the campus for routine checkup for students as well as staff & also have a dental hospital with state of art facilities
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The Health Centre is located on the campus for inpatient & outpatient treatment for minor & major illness. All minor ailments are treated at Health Centre as outpatient
  • The Health Centre offers round the clock Out Patient, In-patient treatment, and the Emergency Care. The special care is also available in the areas of Medicine and Gynecology, Dermatology, Eye, and Psychiatry. It has a Clinical Laboratory which is computerized and doing routine and special investigations
  • A futuristic, new age medical learning, discovery and research facility are available for the students
  • The Health Centre has an Operation Theatre. Surgeries & routine surgical cases are being done here
  • It has 24 hours Ambulance Service for emergency services for outside referrals. There is a night duty Doctor to look after emergencies in the night and other patients particularly student’s community  
  • The Consultants are attending the cases referred by Medical Officers and Area Medical Officers on appointment basis at the time slot allotted to them
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Full Time 5 Years & 6 Months 10+2 & Qualifying Entrance Exam
Additional Courses
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD/MS)
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Master of Surgery (MS) or Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch)

This Institute offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. http://lhmc-hosp.gov.in

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Digital library
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Digital Classrooms
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Inpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training
  • Operation Theater





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