King George Medical University, Lucknow

King George Medical University, Lucknow (KGMU) was established in 1905 with the goal of providing medical services more than 20 crore population with outstanding academic, research, and patient care to the people of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and the neighbouring nation of Nepal. 

However, it was only through King George’s initiative that it became operational in 1911. It was converted into a university after the Uttar Pradesh government passed an act on September 16, 2002. 

The Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi, has approved and recognised King George’s Medical University. The institute was designated as a Institute of National Importance (INI) by the Parliamentary Act. Under the Act of 1956, it was also recognised by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC). 

The Government of the United Provinces initially controlled King George’s Medical University. Allahabad University validated the degrees awarded to students who graduated from this university. In 1921, Lucknow University took over the management of the college.

It is India’s largest residential medical university, with faculties including medicine, dentistry, nursing, and paramedical sciences. In 2018, King George Medical University was ranked fifth among medical colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

KGMU has received a ‘A’ rating from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). From May 2017 to May 2022, this certification will be valid. The Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development has shortlisted KGMU as a possible ‘Institute of Eminence.’

The university campus is 7 square kilometres in size and contains over 50 buildings. There are 2105 hostel beds, 550 faculty positions, 700 resident doctors, and 5000 employees in total. It is approximately 5 kilometres from Charbagh Railway Station and is well connected to all parts of the city via public transportation systems such as bus, tempo, and cab.

Quick Summary

Let us take a summarize facts about King George Medical University, Lucknow

Name of InstituteKing George Medical University, Lucknow
Popular NameKGMU Lucknow, King George’s University Lucknow
Year of Establishment1911
Institute TypeGovernment
Affiliated toKing George Medical University, Lucknow
Approved byUGC, DCI, MCI, INI
Counseling Conducted Authority Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Lucknow
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Entrance ExamNEET UG/ PG Exam
Official Website
CategoryMedical Colleges in Uttar Pradesh
ContactAddress: Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India – 226003
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

Affiliation and Recognition 

Affiliated with: King George Medical University, Lucknow
Approved by: UGC, DCI, MCI, INI
Aid Status: Government

Course Offered

King George Medical University, Lucknow offers Medical course as:

MBBS4 .6 years + 1 year compulsory internships250
BSc. Nursing4 years190

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

MD-Doctor of MedicineTentative No. of Seats
Anatomy11 (R-7 +P-4)
Community Medicine10(R-7 +P-3)
Forensic Medicine01
General Medicine15
Obstetrtics & Gynaecology21(R-11 +P-10)
Pharmacology16 (R-4 +P-12)
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation04(R-2 +P-2)
Physiology18 (R-4 +P-14)
Psychiatry08(R-6 +P-2)
Radio Diagnosis02+(1Un- recognized)
Radio- Therapy02
Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases05
Hospital Administration02 P
MS CourseIntake
Orthopaedic Surgery06
Ear Nose Throat05
General Surgery15
PG Diploma Courses / DepartmentTentative No. of Seats
Diploma in Anesthesia Deptt. Of Anaesthesiology05
Diploma in Child Health Deptt. Of Paediatrics10
Diploma in Clinical Pathology Deptt. Of Pathology04
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Deptt.of Obstetrics. and Gynaecology09
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis Deptt. Of Radio-diagnosis04
Diploma in Ophthalmology Deptt. Of Ophthalmology06
MDS (Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics)04
MDS (Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry)04
MDS (Conservative and Endodontic)05
MDS (Prosthodontics & Crown Bridge)04
MDS (Oral & Maxilloofacial Surgery)04
MDS (Periodontology)04
MDS (Oral Medicine & Radiology)03
Name of DM SubjectTotal Number Seats
Available for DM
DM Seats status
DM (Cardiology)0808
DM (Neurology)060402
DM (Geriatric Mental Health)0101
DM (Rheumatology)0202
Name of SubjectTotal Number Seats
Available for DM
DM Seats status
MCh (Neurosurgery)0404
MCh (Plastic Surgery)0404
MCh (CTVS)0202
MCh (Paediatric Surgery)0202
MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology)0202
MCh (Surgical Oncology)0301
MCh (Urology)0606
MCh (Endocrine Surgery)0202
Course NameTentative No. of Seats
Master in Hospital Administration (MHA)60
Course NameTentative No. of Seats
Post MD-PhD Course05

Eligibility Criteria

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

b) Qualifying exam: Students must have completed 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, with a minimum of 50 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology combined. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, or Other Backward Classes will receive 40 percent instead of 50 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology combined. 

 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 an MCI-approved medical college.

Admissions are made through the UP State Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination (UP PGMEE) for 85 percent of the seats and the All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination conducted by DGHS, New Delhi for 15 percent of the seats. 

Seats are reserved for scheduled castes/tribes and Other Backward Classes in accordance with UP government regulations.

Admission Process

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

For UG: Candidates can use their NEET UG Medical Scorecard to apply to colleges for UG admission.

For PG: Candidates seeking admission to MD/MS can apply to the college using their NEET MD/MS Medical Scorecard.

For SS: Admission is made through the ALL INDIA DM/Mch entrance exam (AIDMCHEE), which is held annually in the months of May/June (approximately) on behalf of the UP State Government by KGMU. 

The Medical Council of India’s recognition of these courses should be confirmed at the time of admission. Admissions are based on All India competitive examinations administered by the Vice Chancellors in consultation with the Head of the relevant department. The theory paper, practical or clinical examination, and interview comprise the entrance examination. These programmes last three years. The student receives extensive hands-on training in all aspects of the relevant superspeciality. In addition, candidates must work on and submit a thesis or dissertation.

Post MD-PhD: The selection will be made on the basis of a merit list based on the Post M.D.Ph.D. entrance examination-2022. The candidate who has qualified for admission to the Post M.D.-Ph.D. course must pay the prescribed fee on the date specified by the University. Those who do not comply will be denied admission to the course.

Candidates must begin the course within the time frame specified.

Seats are assigned through Uttar pradesh state counseling based on NEET score/rank, college preferences, and seat availability.

Fee Structure

Given here is the fee structure of King George Medical University, Lucknow

ParticularAmountMBBS300000/-Enrollment Fee Per StudentRs. 1,000/-Examination Form FeeRs. 500/-Marksheet fee per examinationRs. 1,000/-Examination Fee of MBBS & BDS course per studentRs. 12,000/- Per examination
(Regular & Supplementary)Examination Fee of MD/ MS/ MDS/ DM/ M.Ch./ P.G. Diploma courseRs. 30,000/- Per examination
(Regular & Supplementary)Examination Fee of Ph.D & M.Phill courseRs. 10,000/- Per Student
(Regular & Supplementary)Examination Fee of B.Sc. Nursing & B.Sc. Radiotherapy Technology courseRs. 10,000/- Per Students (Regular)
Rs. 5,000/- Per Students (Supplementary)Fee of Scrutiny of MarksRs. 500/- per SubjectFee of Duplicate MarksheetRs. 1000/- per examinationFee of Highest marks CertificateRs. 2,000/- per certificateCertificate of the certificate issued by UniversityRs. 1,000/- per certificateM.Sc NursingRs. 12,000/- Per Student
(Regular & Supplementary)

Note: Fees and forms will not be accepted after the above-mentioned deadline, and it will be assumed that the candidate does not wish to appear in the upcoming examination.

Category General Rs. 48100/- (With Hostel)

Rs. 43200/- (Without Hostel)

Category OBC/Sc/St Rs. 42100/- (With Hostel)

Rs. 37200/- (Without Hostel)

Fees will be deposited in the form DD in favour of “Finance officer”, FGMU, Lucknow.

Last Year’s Opening and Closing Rank 

CourseCategoryOpening All India rankClosing All India rank
MD AnaesthesiologyGeneral659516982
MD General MedicineGeneral213770
MD Immuno Hematology and Blood TransfusionGeneral1419620768
MD MicrobiologyGeneral1902843000
MD PaediatricsGeneral11221640
MD PathologyGeneral984116631
MD PharmacologyGeneral2441529447
MD Physical Medicine and RehabilitationGeneral1022212772
MD PhysiologyGeneral2225875832
MD PsychiatryGeneral31203312
MD RadiodiagnosisGeneral233385
MD RadiotherapyGeneral675216782
MD Social and Preventive MedicineGeneral1488826833
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory DiseasesGeneral13704110
MS AnatomyGeneral3227170459
MS ENTGeneral57148742
MS General SurgeryGeneral12221666
MS Obstetrics and GynaecologyGeneral14612411
MS OphthalmologyGeneral546115330
MS OrthopaedicsGeneral23213821

NEET Counseling process

Prospectus and schedule for MBBS state quota campaign will be issued by Directorate of Medical Education and Training, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh after the result of NEET 2023 is declared. Its website is and online application form is to be filled at Through this, the first stage counseling, second stage counseling and Mop up round counseling is done

Registration fees for the first and second phases of counseling will be 2000/- for all categories and will be non-refundable. For the Mop up round of counseling, all candidates must register, and registration fees will be 1000/- for all categories. 

When registering, students must select the Nodal centre where the entrance formalities must be fulfilled. Choose a Nodal centre near oneself from the list. After completing the registration, the documents verification and security money, demand drafts (DD) must be provided to the Nodal Center.

If an applicant wishes to attend both the Government Medical College and the Private Medical College, he must deposit Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakh) as security. Individuals can fill the choice for the first round after paying the Demand Draft (DD) of security fees. It is vital to lock it after filling the choice since it does not have autolock; if you do not lock, no one will consider the choice..

First Round

This counseling is done online, and there is no free first round in Uttar Pradesh. If you are assigned a seat and choose to join, you may do so and be given the option of upgrading in the second round. After receiving a seat allotment in the first round, one must deposit the tuition payments and original papers for the first year in the allotted college for government seats and by visiting the nodal centre for private seats.

Second Round

After the first round of UP, the second round of counseling is held to replace the vacant seats, and the third round of MCC is held to fill the seats transferred to the state. This type of counseling is also available online. You cannot compete in the second round of UP if you joined the seat in the second round of MCC. If you did not register in the first round, the registration price for the second round will be Rs. You can register by paying a deposit of Rs. 2000/-. Candidates who received Security money in the first round may participate in the second round by depositing Security money once more. 

The seat from the first round can likewise be improved in the second round. They are not required to deposit Security funds again. If your seat is upgraded in the second round, it will be given to another applicant in the first round. In the second round, you must fulfil the admission formalities for the upgrading seat. If the seat is not upgraded in the second round, the seat from the first round will be retained. However, if the first round seat is re-allocated in the second round, they must complete the admission processes again in the second round, or the admission will be invalidated and that place will be reserved for the Mop Up round counseling.

Third Round

This counseling is done after the second round to replace the vacant seats. Offline counseling is provided. Vehicle candidates will not be present for counseling. Admission is granted on the basis of on-the-spot merit in this case. 

Only candidates who were not selected in the first and second rounds are eligible to participate in this round. Those who did not register in the first and second rounds may register again. As described in the first and second rounds, the process of security money and document verification would take place on the spot. 

Candidates who registered in the first and second rounds must re-register for the Mop Up round by paying a registration cost of Rs 1000/-; they do not need to re-deposit the security money. If you obtained a place through AIQ 15 %, you will be unable to compete in the UP Mop Up round

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.

  • NEET Marksheet & Score card 2022.
  • Allotment Letter
  • Marksheets for 10th and 10+2 classes, as well as a passing certificate
  • Character Certificate and Migration.
  • Proof of identification (Aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, or driver’s licence).
  • Certificate of caste (OBC/ SC/ ST).
  • 8 photos the size of a passport
  • Medical certification is required.
  • Nationality Certificate/ Domicile
  • NRI Documents for Verification of NRI Status (wherever applicable)
  • Affidavit (Gap Certificate) (Wherever applicable)
  • Transfer certificate / College Leaving Certificate from the last institution you attended Migration Certificate (Wherever applicable)
  • An application form for MBBS admission in the prescribed format.


  • 10th Passing Certificate/Birth Certificate
  • 12th Mark Sheet
  • Statement of Mark Sheet of I, II, III MBBS Examination
  • MBBS Degree / Passing Certificate
  • MBBS Internship Completion Certificate
  • Permanent Registration Certificate (MCI/State Medical Council)
  • Attempt Certificate MBBS
  • Bonafide Certificate
  • MBBS Transfer & Migration Certificate
  • Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • Age, Nationality / Domicile Certificate/Passport (Photocopy)
  • Cast, Validity & Non Creamy layer Certificate (if applicable)
  • Bond Release Certificate Or Receipt of amount paid for release of Bond (if applicable)
  • PAN Card & Aadhar Card (Photocopy-Candidate & Father/Gordian of Candidate) Bring Original at the time of admission)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Minimum 8 copies of photograph.
  • Employers Relieving certificate (if Employed)


  • Central Library
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Hospital
  • Campus
  • Administration Block
  • Indian Bank KGMU (in the basement of the Central Library) and KGDU branches have ATMs.
  • Postal Service
  • Cafeteria (next to Central Library)
  • Public Call Center (in main hospital building)
  • Poor patients and attendants are housed in three-night stay dormitories (rain baseras).
  • There are two Sulabh Shauchalaya complexes, one opposite the new Pharmacology Building and one opposite Gandhi Ward.
  • Drug stores that are open 24 hours a day
  • Welfare Canteen for State Government Employees
  • Rationing, kerosene, and other necessities are available at the Public Distribution Shop.
  • Security personnel and a police outpost
  • Underground Parking Garages
  • Juice shops, Parag Dairy, Nescafe Booths, and so on
  • The PABX telephone system connects all points on campus.
  • Free shuttle service from one department to another for patients and attendants.

Hospital of 

The Gandhi Memorial & Associated Hospitals of KGMU have over 4500 functional beds and over 4500 patients admitted at any given time, with 10,000 new patients attending the OPD every day on average. The competencies and capabilities are fully utilised in order to serve the swarms of patients who arrive every day, incessantly, with higher expectations. In a year, more than 15 lac patients visit this Tertiary Care Centre, which has 1,00,000 indoor admissions.


The MBBS college has recruitment policies in place. After graduation, they must pass the NEET-PG, and based on their results, they are assigned to a suitable college for post-graduation. All students must complete a mandatory rotary internship before applying to various hospitals. Students can choose to work in private practise or pursue post-graduate studies and further super specialisation. Everything is up to the students. 

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Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteKing George Medical University Lucknow
All India Rank9

Contact Details

King George Medical University Lucknow
Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India – 226003
Official Website:


Is King George Medical College a good place to study MBBS?

KGMU is India’s best medical university. It is ranked fourth in the country. It is A+ NAAC certified, has good infrastructure, and a fully air-conditioned teaching hall.

Is KGMU a government college?

King George’s Medical University in Lucknow is an NAAC-accredited government college.

How many seats are there for Medical aspirants at King George Medical University, Lucknow?

There are 250 seats available for MBBS students at King George Medical University Lucknow.

What are the requirements for King George Medical University, Lucknow admission?

To be admitted to the King George Medical University Lucknow, students must perform well on the NEET exam.

How many marks are needed for MBBS at KGMU?

The minimum eligible score for MBBS entrance is 50% for general candidates, 45 percentile for physically handicapped general candidates, and 40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

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