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.


-  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.


Post Graduate
Under Graduate

Critical care

Fellowship in critical care medicine is designed to develop registered and graduate medical professionals into critical care practitioners with a passion for clinical care, education, and research to become tomorrow's leaders in critical care medicine. The objective of the programme is to train physicians through excellence in patient care, scholarship... view more

Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DGO)

The purpose of this programme is to prepare competent Gynaecologists and Obstetricians trained in the basic as well as specialized care of the highest quality. The students get a chance to manage patients in all sub-specialties of the subject including high-risk obstetrics, infertility, gynae oncology, family planning.... view more

Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

The goal of Diploma programme in Child Health is to provide comprehensive clinical training in paediatrics & neonatology.  Students are trained across various areas like Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Rural Community Health Center and Urban Community Health Center.... view more

Diploma in Medical Radio Diagnosis (DMRD)

After the prescribed period of training, the postgraduate radiology students will have a sound knowledge in basic sciences related to Radio diagnosis, Clinical Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Emergency Radiology including MLC cases. They would learn to refer cases to appropriate specialist, advise on patient’s.... view more

Diploma in Orthopaedics (D.Ortho.)

The purpose of this program is to prepare competent orthopaedic surgeon trained in the basic as well as specialized care of the highest quality. This is the first department in the country to develop a competency based training program in orthopaedics. The programme helps the student in acquiring effective clinical skills..... view more

Certificate in Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the foundation on which public health decisions are made, implemented and evaluated. It also serves as the tool for identifying the risks, determining the relationships, estimating the burden of disease, identifying & instituting appropriate prevention, control measures and finally evaluating the public health decisions... view more

Certificate in Nutrition

In recent years, advances made in the science of nutrition have helped in better understanding of the role of nutrition in health and disease. This has led to an increasing interest in the area of nutrition by strategic personnel working in medical, public health and agricultural fields. With the recognition of the rightful place of nutrition in..... view more

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

The MBBS programme provides excellent academic opportunities to students to grow into outstanding, compassionate, and ethical doctors. The robust curriculum is regularly updated to ensure it is contemporary and competency based. The integrated teaching programme at our institute offers an interactive platform to learn through specially designed modules that integrate basic sciences in clinical context. The faculty ensures that the students are mentored and nurtured in a caring environment... view more