Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) was established in 1996 with the objective to make it a seat of excellence for learning and training medical students.  HIMS endeavors to create ethically sound medical professionals who are ready to undertake responsibility of health care in our country.

To impart training in clinical aspects, we are supported by 1100-bedded Himalayan Hospital covering all specialties.  Students have unique opportunity to learn the art of clinical medicine with over 2000 patients in OPD on a daily basis and 24x7 emergency services.

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-  First medical college of the state

-  Internationally recognized pedagogy

-  NABL accredited labs

-  Approved Medical Education for 18 medical colleges

- 1100 bed hospital to support hands-on learning


Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad

Principal, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences and
Dean, Faculty of Medicine


The first medical college in the state of Uttarakhand, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) has a unique environment oriented towards ‘learning’. We pride ourselves in having the most competent faculty from the best medical colleges of India and abroad, with academic and professional excellence. This Institute provides superb facilities to the students so that they can excel in the field of Medicine.

HIMS with lush green wifi enabled campus take care of all necessities of students, so that they remain focused on learning. Library is stocked with more than ten thousand national & International journals. With an 1100 bed Himalayan Hospital covering all specialities and super-specialities, we give the students ample opportunity to learn clinical medicine. The departments are equipped with latest state-of-the-art equipment/ machines and all our labs are NABL certified.

Apart from MBBS, HIMS runs Postgraduate (M.D., M.S. & Diploma) programmes duly recognized by MCI in all clinical, preclinical and para-clinical branches in addition to Postdoctoral/ Ph.D. and fellowship programmes.

It is our endeavor to make the medical students at the end of their training, competent Doctors who are compassionate, committed to ethical practices and accountable to patients, community & profession.


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