Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences (HIMS) is the first medical college in the state of Uttarakhand and came into existence in December 1995 with an objective to make it a seat of excellence of 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. It has an intake capacity of 150 MBBS and 120 MD/MS, Post Graduates students annually. The institute also offers super specialty program (M.Ch. in Surgical Oncology, M.Ch. in Neurosurgery and DM in Neurology), PhD programmes, Fellowship Programmes and Paramedical Programmes. The institution is first in the state to adopt a competency based curriculum for under graduates and even in some of the postgraduate departments.

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- First medical college of the state

- 1200 bedded largest super-specialty PG teaching hospital in     Uttarakhand

- Hands-on learning

- Regular CMEs / Guest Lectures

- Competency based medical education

- Internationally recognized pedagogy

- NABL accredited labs

- NMC Approved Medical Education center for 19 medical colleges


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 1200 bedded 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 NMC 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.


Admission Notice 2020-21 - Postgraduate Super-Specialty (M.Ch./DM) Programs

Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) - Surgical Oncology

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. view more


Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch) - Neurosurgery

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. view more

Neurosurgery Training Program


Doctorate of Medicine (DM) - Neurology

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. view more