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Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital

(Affiliate college of University of Jammu and recoganized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI )

 

A Great Saint was born on 9th Bhadon Shukla, 1551 Vikrami, in Nankana Sahib in the house of Great  Saint Shri Nanak Dev Ji Maharaj. He came to Kashmir at the age of 11 and received education in Vedas and Shashtras. In a short period of seven years he wrote his commentary on all the four Vedas known as “CHANDRA BHASHAY”. Within a short span of time, he became a saint of high order and attained full spiritual knowledge. He revived the Udasin sect. over the years this Sect. has acquired its own distinctive characteristics in the country and more particularly in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The teachings of Jagat Guru Shri Chander Ji are being followed not only by the members of the sect. but even by Hindus in general. At Srinagar a temple has already been built in memory of the Great Saint and offerings are made by the believers of the sect. at the temple which is popularly known as Shri Chander Chinar  Temple. Its affairs are managed by a trust known as Shri Chander Chinar Bada Akhara Udasin Trust.

 In accordance with the teachings of Jagat Guru Shri Chander Ji Maharaj who believed in spread of education, the members of the trust resolved to form a society namely Shri Chander Chinar Bada Akhara Udasin Society to set up a Medical College and Hospital for the benefit of the Humanity, besides undertaking other charitable works. Accordingly, with the recommendations of the Jammu and Kashmir Government and approval of Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on the recommendations of the Medical council of India, Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences & Hospital Complex with 550 beds and 232 Doctors has been established at Sidhra, Jammu to provide quality medical education to the students admitted to MBBS Course.

The first batch of 100 students in the first year MBBS was admitted in the year 1996- 97 and subsequent batches with the approval of competent authorities have been admitted thereafter. Based on the inspection conducted by Medical Council of India at the time of final examination of 1st Batch, the College has been given permanent recognition by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Dept. of Health).

 

LOCATION:

The College and Hospital are located at picturesque, pollution free hill slope above river Tawi at Sidhra, Jammu. The distance of college and hospital is 8 km from Railway Station, 15 km from Airport and 10 km from General Bus Stand, Jammu.

 

AFFILIATION/APPROVAL:

The College is affiliated to the University of Jammu, Jammu. The College has been recognized by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, on the recommendations of the Medical Council of India vide their letter no. 11015/2/2002-ME(Policy-I) dated 03-07-2002.

 

STATUS:

The College has been accorded Minority Institution Status by the J&K Government vide Govt. order No. 940-HME of 1997 dated 27-10-1997.

 

NUMBER OF SEATS: (100)

Total number of seats available for admission to the MBBS Course in ASCOMS, Sidhra, Jammu is 100.

  • 10 seats to be filled from economically weaker sections, selected by BOPEE.

  • 40 seats payment category selected by BOPEE.

  • 40 seats (Management quota) on merit prepared on the basis of Common Entrance Test Conducted by the Association of Pvt. Unaided Medical & Dental Colleges of J&K.  C/O ASCOMS, SIDHRA, JAMMU.

  • 10 seats are to be filled from the NRI management quota.

Out of 50 payment seats to be filled by the College on merit prepared on the basis of Common Entrance Test, 15 seats under category-I will be filled on the basis of merit out of the candidates from any community belonging to Jammu & Kashmir or outside the State, and 25  seats under category-II will be filled on the basis of merit out of the candidates of recognized sect.  of minority belonging to Jammu & Kashmir State. 

 

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