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King George's Medical University, Lucknow

Updated on: Oct 1, 2015

Counted always among the top 10 medical colleges in India, the King George's Medical University in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh started functioning in the year 1911. It was ungraded into a university in 2002 and renamed as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, but due to protests from the public and the college's alumni/ teachers/ students, its name was changed to King George's (KG) Medical University in 2003.

The medical university also has an attached hospital known as the Gandhi Memorial & Associated Hospitals. This medical university hospital is managed by around 250 consultants,  500 doctors, 300 nurses and many more support staff. The hospital also has a school of nursing attached to it.

Spread over 1,00,000 square metres, the university campus is barely 5 kms away from the Charbagh Railway Station and is well connected to the rest of the city. It has a central library that has a collection of 23390 books, 27230-bound volumes, 2680 book banks, 3033 thesis and 651 CDs (as of July 2015.) The university also 15 hostels in the campus itself, both for boys and girls. Other facilities present within the campus include a post office, a cafeteria, medical shops, Allahabad Bank branch, underground parking, coffee shops etc.

central_library_king_george_medical_universityThe university's library

Apart from the medical faculty, the KG Medical University also has a dental faculty which started in 1949. From 2004-2007, this faculty was upgraded to King George's Dental University, becoming the 1st such dental university in India. But in 2007, it went back to being the Faculty of Dental Sciences.

Admissions to the MBBS courses are done through the UPCPMT and AIPMT medical exams, while admission to its MD/ MS courses are through UPPGMEE.

Courses offered

The various medical degrees offered by this university are:

  1. MBBS
  2. BDS, MDS  
  3. MD/ MS
  4. Diploma Courses
  5. Diploma Dental Hygienist, Diploma Dental Mechanics
  6. Super-speciality Courses ( DM/ MCh)
  7. M.Phil in Translational Health Science
  8. Ph.D.
  9. Post MD Ph.D super specialty program
  10. B. Sc Nursing

Faculty of Medical Sciences

This faculty has the following 40 departments:

Anaesthesiology and Critical Care



Orthopedic Surgery


Otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T.)

Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery



Pediatric Surgery

Clinical Hematology


Community Medicine


Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Emergency Medicine


Forensic Medicine

Plastic Surgery

Geriatric Mental Health


Hospital Administration

Pulmonary Medicine

Human Organ Transplant


Internal Medicine


Medical Endocrinology


Medical Gastroenterology



Surgical Gastroenterology

Neuro Surgery

Surgical Oncology


Transfusion Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology


Faculty of Dental Sciences

This faculty has the following 9 departments:

Operative Dentistry


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


Oral Dental Pathology


Oral Medicine & Radiology

Public Health Dentistry




If you have appeared for the exams conducted by the King George's Medical University, you can check your exam results at the website The exact link for your result is:

Contact details

King George's Medical University
(Previously Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University),
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India - 226003

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