Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences

Information Under Clause ‘B.1.11’ of minimum standard requirement regulation 1999 and as amended by NMC.


The first medical college in the state of Uttarakhand, and the first to introduce Ph.D. program in medical sciences in the state, 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.

Our institute provides excellent facilities to the students so that they can excel in the field of medicine. The learner and teacher are equally essential in the process of learning, thus it is a matter of pride that we have able & experienced faculty to guide and mentor our students.

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With a 1200-bed Himalayan Hospital – the largest super-specialty post graduate teaching hospital in the state covering all specialties and super-specialties, we give the students ample opportunities to learn clinical medicine. The departments are equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment/ machines and all our labs are NABL accredited.

SHIMS with lush green Wi-Fi enabled campus provides conducive environment for the students, so that they remain focused on learning. Library is open on all working days with latest books and has free access to more than ten thousand national & international journals.

The Department of Medical Education is a unique feature of this institute and has the distinction of being recognized as a Regional Centre for Faculty Development by National Medical Commission of India, to train medical faculty of 19 Medical Colleges of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.

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

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


Teaching & Training

Student-centric pedagogy that stimulates learning and deep understanding of the subject.

Our academic activities are recognized as progressive and clinically relevant with a focus on practical learning, innovation, skill development, and exposure to the latest advancements in Medical Sciences.

Students receive knowledge and skills through lessons in laboratories, guest lectures from industry experts, tutorials, visits to companies, workshops, seminars, inter-disciplinary programs & projects, small group activities and individual discussions, selectively utilizing multimedia and digital platforms.

Students also get extensive exposure in specialist labs, conferences, seminars, special workshops, research-based projects, and assignments/field projects.

Besides theoretical knowledge students are empowered with applied skills such as field postings, patient interactions, training in a simulated environments to deal with treatment procedures and exposure critical to patient management and rehabilitation



Institute of Medical Sciences has a highly competent team of experienced & dedicated faculty with a combination of academia and clinical. Entire HIMS teaching faculty has doctoral degrees and are research experts who help render quality education to undergraduate and postgraduate students assisting them in developing expertise and in-depth understanding of the paramedical sciences.



Our Placement Cell has exceptional links with healthcare industry and leading research institutions, besides providing ‘Summer Internship’ and 100% placement support.

Highest package INR 25 Lakhs p.a.

Our students have been placed at Himalayan Hospital, AIIMS, Apollo Hospitals, Max Healthcare, Fortis Healthcare, Medanta Hospital, etc.


Association with
Himalayan Hospital

Field Postings and
Patient Interaction

PDP, Internship and
Placement Support

  • First medical college of the state
  • 1200-bed largest super-specialty PG teaching hospital in Uttarakhand
  • Dedicated Skills & Simulation Center of Excellence
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Regular CMEs / Guest Lectures
  • Competency based medical education
  • Internationally recognized pedagogy
  • State-of-the-art NABL accredited labs
  • NMC Approved Medical Education center for 19 medical colleges


  • UG
    • Exhibit in-depth understanding and awareness of epidemiology’s function and contribution to other health-related disciplines.
    • Analyze how political, social, cultural, vocational, and environmental issues and systems affect health and medical treatment.
    • Use descriptive and inferential approaches to analyze data from health information systems and epidemiological research, and then interpret the findings.
    • Understand and apply statistical methods and epidemiological concepts to analyze the causes of diseases and the current state of the most pressing health issues.
    • Examine situations that may have a negative impact on public health, such as environmental dangers and disease outbreaks, and develop a suitable plan to combat them.
  • Super Speciality
    • Started in 1995, Neurology is the first Neurological Centre in the Uttarakhand region.
    • The Neurology Department provides comprehensive in-patient and out-patient neurological services, treating the full range of neurological disorders.
    • The department is assisted by state-of-the-art Emergency & Trauma services treating around 1500 in-patients annually.
    • Our Medical College offers state-of-art Neurosciences facility. Neurosciences at the Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences is a conglomerate of different super-specialties under one roof.
    • It comprises of the Departments of Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Anaesthesia, Restorative Neurology, Neuro Critical Care, Pain Medicine, and Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences.
    • Surgical Oncology is one of the first services started at Swami Rama Himalayan University in 1992 as a community cancer clinic in the upcoming Himalayan Hospital.
    • As the Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences came up, oncology services became part of academic Department of Surgery as Surgical Oncology Unit, having dedicated outpatient clinic, ward and operation theater.
  • PG
    • Our MD students have access to the 1200-bed largest super specialty PG teaching hospital in the state to support hands-on learning, besides regular CMEs & Guest Lectures involving all the departments.
    • The program is structured in a manner that all PG students undergo a structured orientation program including an overview of important topics of the basic medical sciences followed by introduction of various departments.
  • Fellowship
    • The Fellowship in Neonatology is designed to transform an MD Paediatrics qualified doctor into a competent, comprehensive neonatal care provider, teacher & trainer, researcher, innovator, collaborator, leader, manager & administrator with well ingrained humane values.
    • The program facilitates each fellow to realise & blossom his idea & creativity.
    • It addresses all the domains of learning training, planned to encourage global subject knowledge, hands-on experience& simulators based training for the development of science & art of skills in neonatology.


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