Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, a State Legislature Act (Government) Institute, was founded on November 19, 1983, as an autonomous organisation structured after the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. The budget was initially projected to be 110 crore rupees, but was later amended to 133 crores. 

On January 27, 1983, the Cabinet approved the completion of this large project in four parts over a six-year period. According to a State Government act, 130.20 acres of land were transferred to IGIMS.

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, was founded with the goal of providing the best medical care to people in and around Bihar. The hospital aspires to be the region’s AIIMS. So far, it has been successful in attaining a portion of its aim, and IGIMS is working hard to achieve its goals for the benefit of the general public.

It is a major health-care facility in the state of Bihar. It is Bihar’s only superspecialist institute, and it is at the top of the patient referral chain. The institute educates doctors and does health and medical research in Bihar.

In September 2011, MCI granted it medical college affiliation. It has the most superspeciality seats and the most recognised MBBS seats of any Bihar college.

Quick Summary

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Name of InstituteIndira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna
Popular NameI.G.I.M.S. Patna
Year of Establishment2011
Institute TypeGovt.
Affiliated toAryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna
Approved byNational Medical Commission (NMC)
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Entrance ExamNEET UG/ PG/ SS Exam
CourseM.B.B.S., M.S., M.D., M.Ch, DM, DNB & Para Medical
Official Website
CategoryMedical Colleges in Bihar
ContactAddress: Sheikhpura, Patna Bihar – 800 014
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

Affiliation and Recognition 

Affiliated with: Aryabhatta Knowledge University
Approved by: National Medical Commission (NMC).
Aid Status:

Course Offered

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna offers Medical course as:

Course NameTotal SeatsDuration
MBBS1205.5 [4.5+1 Year Internship]
Quota All IndiaQuota SeatsCentral PoolQuota SeatsStateQuota Seats
No. of Seats18102

PG Course (MD/ MS) – 3 Years Duration.

Post Graduate / Post — Doctoral Courses
1.DM (Gastroenterology)2
2.DM (Neurology)2
3.DM (Cardiology)3
4.DM (Nephrology)3
5.DM (Clinical Pharmacology)2
6.M. Ch. (Urology)4
7.M. Ch. (Neuro Surgery)2
8.M. Ch. (Paediatric Surgery)2
9.M. Ch. (surgical Gastroenterology)3
10.MS (Otorhinolaryngology)3
11.MS (General Surgery)8
12.MS (Ophthalmology)4
13.MS (Orthopaedics)3
14.MD (Anaesthesiology)17
15.MD (Biochemistry)4
16.MD (Microbiology)8
17.MD (Physiology)2
18.MD (Pharmacology)2
19.MD (Forensic Medicine)1
20.MD (Anatomy)3
21.MD (Psychiatry)3
22.MD (General Medicine)8
23.MD (Community Medicine)4
24.MD (Radiation Oncology)4
25.MD (Radio-Diagnosis)5
26.MD (Paediatrics)3
27.MD (Pathology)5
28.MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)4
29.MD (Respiratory Medicine)3
30.MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy)3
31.DM (Critical care Medicine)3
32.M. Ch. (Reproductive Medicine & Surgery)2
33.M. Ch. ( Cardio – Vascular Surgery)2
34.DNB (Ophthalmology) (Post MBBS)2
35.DNB (Ophthalmology) (Post Diploma)2
36.DNB (CTVS)2
37.DNB (Emergency Medicine)2
38.Ph. D (Microbiology)2
39.Ph. D (Biochemistry)4
40.Ph. D (Pharmacology)1
41.Ph. D (Physiology)2
42.Ph. D (Psychiatry)1
43.Ph. D (Dentistry)2
44.Ph. D (Oncology)2
45.Ph. D (Nephrology)2
46.Ph. D (Obst. & Gynae.)1
47.Ph. D (Urology)2
48.Ph. D (Forensic Medicine)2
49.Ph. D (Pharmacology)1
50.Ph. D (Physiology)2
51.Ph. D (Psychiatry)1
52.Ph. D (Dentistry)2
53.Ph. D (Neurophysiology)2
• The admission to all postgraduate courses except Ph. D. is being done through All India Entrance Examination every year.
Paramedical And Nursing Courses
Degree Courses
1.B. Sc. Nursing (For female candidates only)50
2.Bachelor of Optometry10
3.Bachelor of Physiotherapy10
4.B. Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology12
5.Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing40
6.B. Sc. Forensic Science10
7.B. Sc. Neuro Technology10
8.B. Sc. Cardiac Technology6
Diploma Courses
1.General nursing & Midwifery (GNM) — for female candidates only50
2.Diploma in Medical Record Technology4
3.Diploma in Urological Technology2
4.Diploma in Neuro Technology4
5.Diploma in 0. T. Assistant Technology20
6.Diploma in Cardiac Technology6
7.Diploma in Dialysis Technology4
8.Diploma in Endoscopy Technology2
9.Diploma in Medical Radiotherapy Technology10

Eligibility Criteria

a) Age: The candidate must be 17 years old on or before December 31st of the year of admission.

b) Qualifying exam: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English individually with a minimum of General Category – 50% (Physically Handicapped, PH – 45%) and for OBC/SC/ST – 45% (PH – 40%).

 c) Entrance Test:  NEET-U.G. (NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST). Admission will be granted based on the results of the entrance examination.

For PG: 

Admission Criteria: All seats are assigned based on the results of the PG-NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST. (PG-NEET)

The candidate must have completed an MBBS from a medical college affiliated with the University of Delhi, and completion of internship (12 months) on or before March 31st.

For general category candidates, a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET-PG is required, while for reserved category candidates, a minimum of 40 percentile is required.

For SS:

MD/MS degree completion & NEET SS Exam taken.

Admission Process

Candidates for admission must fulfill all of the eligibility requirements outlined in the admission rules.

To begin, students must submit their NEET scores. 

Students must attend an open counseling session after submitting their NEET scorecard. The NEET score and counseling scores are used to determine who is accepted into college after the counseling process. If chosen, the necessary documents are submitted to UG/PG Admission, Admin Building.

Undergraduate students can study MBBS and B.Sc. (Nursing) through NEET UG, while postgraduate students can study M.D., M.Sc., and Ph.D through NEET PG.

For SS courses, student have to study DM/ M. Ch course, they must take the NEET SS entrance exam.

For UG – MBBS:

  • Candidates must apply for and take the NEET UG entrance exam, which is administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
  • In addition, aspirants must attend the MBBS Counseling process.
  • Participation in the counseling process and payment of fees will determine final admission.

For PG – MD/MS: 

  • Admission to the post graduate courses is through NEET-PG conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
  • The authorities will prepare a merit list for shortlisting candidates.
  • In addition, aspirants must participate in the College’s counseling process.
  • Final admission will be determined by the marks obtained, participation in the counseling process, and payment of fees.

For Super Speciality Courses – M.Ch:

  • Candidates must register for and take the NEET SS exam.
  • The authorities will create a merit list to shortlist candidates.
  • In addition, aspirants must participate in the College’s counseling process.
  • Final admission will be based on NEET SS scores, participation in the counseling process, and payment of fees.

Fee Structure

Given here is the fee structure of MBBS course at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna

Total  Admission FeeRs. 1,21,667/- (For GEN/BC/EBC candidate)-one time
Rs.1,11,667/- (For SC/ST candidate)-one time
Admission (One time)RS.10,000/- (For GEN/BC/EBC candidate) Rs.5,000/- (For SC/ST candidates)
Registration (One time)Rs.10,000/- (For GEN/BC/EBC candidate) Rs.5,000/- (For SC/ST  candidates)
Tuition FeeRs.81,667/- (for 1st prof. M.B.B.S. (70,000/- per annum, for one year and two months.)
Caution MoneyRs.10,000/- One-time refundable
MiscellaneousRs.10,000/- One time (Non – refundable)
Hostel Fee20,000/- annual fee

PG Courses

Given here is the fee structure of PG courses at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna

Courses Total Fee (Per Annum)
M.D./ M.S.(For all Specialities)1,60,000/-
M.Ch (Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery)2,00,000/-

Last Year’s Opening and Closing Rank 

CourseCategoryOpening Home State rankClosing Home State rank
MD AnesthesiologyGeneral194223
MD PathologyGeneral224279
MS ENTGeneral210210
MS OrthopaedicsGeneral6969

NEET Counseling process

Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) will issue a prospectus for MBBS admission 15 days after the NEET 2023 result is announced, and participants must fill out the online application form there. 

The registration fee for UR/BC/EBC is Rs.1200/- and Rs.600/- for SC/ST/DQ. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) provides admission in this case by conducting first, second, and mop up round counseling. 

Its website is It is noteworthy that registration and choice filling take place in the first round; registration and choice filling are not permitted in the second round. Then there is a fresh registration for the Mop up round counseling; those who did not register for the first and second rounds can do so again. In the first and second rounds, no security money is deposited.

First Stage Counseling :-

This is an online counseling session, and the first round is not a free exit round. If candidate receive a seat allotment but are dissatisfied with their assigned college and branch, express their desire for an upgrade for the next round in order to download the Provisional Allotment Order. If a candidate does not express a desire for Upgradation for the next round, he or she will not be considered for the next round’s counseling. The name and hand of the Reporting / Nodal Center for Document Verification / Admission will be mentioned in the provisional allotment letter downloaded by the allotted candidate, and the candidate will go to his concerned Reporting / Nodal Center to complete his Document Verification. If any candidates do not complete their Document Verification by the deadline, they will be considered ineligible for the next round, and their allotted seat will be considered void, and they will also be disqualified for further counseling. However, if a candidate does not receive a seat allotment in the first round, they must wait until the next round.

If the candidate has expressed a desire for advancement to the the next round and has completed their Document Verification by visiting the Reporting / Nodal Center, they must submit their original certificate to the concerned reporting / nodal centre. They can enrol or return the Document Verification Slip with their original certificates and the Document Verification already completed with all of their original certificates to the designated Reporting / Nodal Center for enrolment on the next round’s allotted seat. It is required to bring slip.

Second Stage Counseling :-

Following the first round of HRD, the second round of counseling is held to fill the vacant seats, and the seats are transferred to the state following the second round of MCC. It is available online, and seat allocation is based on the selection made in the first round. In this case, the first-round seat can also be upgraded. Participants cannot participate in the second round of India if they have joined the seat in the second round of MCC.

Mop Up Round Counseling :-

This counseling is done following the second round to fill the vacant seats. This is an offline counseling session, so vehicle candidates will not be present. Admission is made on the basis of merit on the spot in this case. Only candidates who were not assigned seats in the first and second rounds are eligible to participate. If a candidate has received admission in another nation, they is ineligible for this Mop Up round of counseling. All candidates must re-register for the mop up round and pay the registration fees. If they are assigned a Government Medical seat in this round, they must have their documents verified on the same day and pay their tuition fees. If candidate want to enrol in a private medical college, they must pay a DD of Rs 12 lakh.  If they are assigned a seat in a private medical college, they must have their documents verified on the same day and submit this DD.

Counseling of Stray vacancy round :-

This counseling is done in Bihar after the government’s mop up round of MBBS to fill the vacant seats. These seats are also filled by the counseling authority, but it has been observed that following the Government’s Mop up round of MBBS, the seats are not vacant. Following the Mop up round of MBBS at a Private Medical College, the vacant seats are transferred to the respective college and filled by the college itself. 

Document Required

These documents must be sent/submitted in person to the college office, and the originals must be brought to the college along with the prescribed tuition fees for final approval for admission process.

  1. NEET(UG)-2022 Original Admit Card
  2. UGMAC-2022 Rank Card
  3. Print the Selection Slip.
  4. Downloaded and printed three copies of the Provisional Allotment Order
  5. Matric / equivalent Examination Passing Certificate / Marks Sheet / Admit Card
  6. Intermediate Sc / equivalent Examination Passing Certificate / Marks Sheet / Admit Card
  7. Caste Certificate issued by the concerned C.O. and countersigned by the DM / SDO (Civil).
  8. Bihar Residence Certificate duly issued by Concerned C.O. and countersigned by DM/ SDO (Civil) of permanent residence
  9. Original copies of all certificates required by the UGMAC-2022 prospectus.
  10. Original certificates in accordance with the requirements of the UGMAC-2022 Prospectus (if applicable).
  11. Six copies of the passport-sized photograph that was pasted on the NEET(UG)-2022 Admit Card.
  12. Aadhar Card photocopy
  13. Downloaded and printed the UGMAC-2022 Online Application Form (Part-A & Part-B).
  14. Downloaded and printed two copies of the Verification Slip

PG course

  • 10th Passing Certificate/Birth Certificate
  • 12th Mark Sheet
  • Statement of Mark Sheet of I, II, III MBBS Examination
  • MBBS Degree / Passing Certificate
  • Medical Registration Certificate.
  • Internship Completion Certificate.
  • Photo identity proof in the form of Certificate with an attested photo from Head of Institution last studied/Copy of Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Driving License (Self-attested photocopy after verifying with the original documents).
  • Copy of: Birth Certificate for proof of age (if the date of birth not given in the HSC mark sheet/ certificate).
  • NEET Score Card.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Online Counseling Registration Certificate
  • Passport size Photographs 8 copies.

SS Course

  • NEET SS Exam certificate, Score card
  • ID Proof
  • Medical certificate
  • Passport size photo
  • All necessary/ essential certificate/ MD/MS degree of examination taken.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of Online Counseling Registration Certificate


  • Campus
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Laboratory
  • Hospital
  • Blood bank
  • Emergency services
  • Laundry Services
  • Ambulance Services
  • Patient Care
  • Child Health Care
  • Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility

Hospital of Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Patna

Hospital serves the surrounding areas and is well connected to the city. The hospital is a group of skilled faculty and trained paramedics who provide medical assistance to those in need. 

The entire Indira Gandhi medical college and hospital facility encompasses 131 acres. In the following years, the hospital is expected to have 2500 beds. There are now about 1070 beds available. Another 500-bed ultra-modern hospital, a 100-bed Regional Cancer Center, and a 200-bed Regional Institute of Ophthalmology are now under construction.

The hospital on campus exists to provide knowledge about the practical day-to-day problems faced by doctors and other staff members, allowing students to learn about the management and administration skills that they will need once they are certified medical practitioners.


There are no campus placements at this medical college, but they are given a stipend of up to Rs. 20,000. Internships are required as part of the MBBS programme. Students typically apply for post-graduate studies. 

However, no other placements are available. The college’s alumni are all established doctors.

It is rotatory during college internships. They gain experience in all major branches of medical science. 

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteIndira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences 

Contact Details

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences
Address: Sheikhpura, Patna Bihar – 800 014

Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500


What is the official website for IGIMS?

How many seats are there for Medical aspirants at IGIMS?

There are 120 seats available for MBBS students at IGIMS.

What are the admission requirements for medical programmes in IGIMS?

Students must perform well on the NEET exam in order to be admitted to the IGIMS.

What was the budget to built the IGIMS?

The budget was originally estimated to be 110 crore rupees, but was later revised to 133 crores.

When was IGIMS launched?

IGIMS was launched in the year of 2011.

Is Igims a recognised university?

Beginning of MS (General Surgery) course at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, under IGIMS, (Deemed University), Patna u/s 10A of the IMC Act, 1956, with 08 seats per year.

How do I apply for Igims?

Candidates can register by visiting the BCECE Board’s official website and completing the online application form. Candidates must pay an INR 2200 registration fee via an online payment method or a Bank Challan.

Is IGMS private or government?

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, a State Legislature Act (Government) Institute, was founded on November 19, 1983, as an autonomous organisation on the model of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

What courses are provided by IGIMS?

M.B.B.S., M.S., M.D., M.Ch, DM, DNB & Para Medical courses.

What is the eligibility criteria for PG Medical Course?

A candidate must have earned an MBBS degree from an institute recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) to be eligible for NEET PG 2022. At the time of admission, such candidates must have an MBBS degree or a Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate.

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