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BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat


BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Address:Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa
Ahmedabad (District Ahmedabad)
Gujarat, India
Pin Code : 380016

BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat is a recognised institute / college. BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat was established on / in 1946.

Principal of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat is Dr Bharat J Shah.

BJ Medical College is situated in Ahmedabad of Gujarat state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Ahmedabad comes under Ahmedabad Tehsil, Ahmedabad District.

Fax # of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat is 079-22148356, 22683067.

Mobile No(s) of concerned persons at BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat are 94263-56124.

email ID(s) is BJ Medical College Ahmedabad Gujarat

Website of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat is www.gujhealth.gov.in.

Contact Details of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat are : Telephone: +91-79-26580074, 26581024, 27482859

Gujarat University websit mentions it to be a separate college. However, to our knowledge, following colleges are same:
Institute of Medical Post-graduate Studies & Research
B. J. Medical College

B.J. Medical college was started in 1871 as the Ahmedabad Medical School with the intake of 14 students for Hospital Assistant training. In 1879, it was renamed after the late Hon. Byramjee Jeejabhoy who donated Rs.20,000/- to erect this magnificent building and was attached to the Civil Hospital at Gheekanta road. It was affiliated to the Gujarat University in 1951 for Undergraduation and in 1956 for Postgraduation.

With the intake of 250 students per year, B.J. Medical College is one of the largest source of medical manpower is the country. Our doctors span the world today as evidenced by the presence of the B.J. Medical Alumni Association in U.S.A., U.K. and other parts of the world. The admission of M.B.B.S. Students of Gujarat State is centralized at B.J. Medical College.This sprawling campus also contains Govt. Dental College and Hospital, College of Nursing, Regional Family Planning Centre, College of Physiotherapy and voluntary Blood Bank forming an ideal self-sufficient medical complex.


Number of seats in BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat is 250.
BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat runs course(s) in Medical stream(s).
Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology And Leprosy
Diploma in Anesthesia
Diploma in Child Health
Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Diploma in Ophthalmology
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Diploma in Public Health
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases
DM - Cardiology
M.Ch - Neuro Surgery
M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery
M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
M.Sc- Anatomy
MD - Anaesthesiology
MD - Blood Banking & Immuno. Haem./Imm. Haem. & Blood Trans
MD - Dermatology
MD - Forensic Medicine
MD - General Medicine
MD - Microbiology
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
MD - Paediatrics
MD - Pathology
MD - Pharmacology
MD - Physiology
MD - Psychiatry
MD - Radio Diagnosis
MD - Radiothrapy
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases
MS - Anatomy
MS - General Surgery
MS - Ophthalmology
MS - Orthopaedics

Approval details: BJ Medical College is affiliated with Gujarat University, Ahmedabad


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Media coverage of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad Gujarat, Gujarat

Ketan Desai tenders his resignation from BJ Medical College

The tainted Medical Council of India (MCI) president Ketan Desai has tendered his resignation from the post of head of Urology Department at government-run BJ Medical College in Ahmedabad.

A copy of the resignation letter sent by Desai which was received at the BJ Medical College by post has also been forwarded to the Health and Family Welfare Department of the state government. "We have received the copy of resignation submitted by Ketan Desai to the BJ Medical College administration," a senior state government official told PTI on Saturday. Desai, initially worked as a professor at BJ Medical College and was later elevated as head of the department Urology at the medical college, a college official said.

Ketan Desai and three others were arrested by CBI last month in connection with a Rs two crore bribe for permitting a medical college in Punjab to admit students despite lack of infrastructure. The four accused were booked by CBI under various provisions of Prevention of Corruption of Act, dealing with inducing a public servant to accept bribe, criminal misconduct and payment of money. As per the government rules, if its employee is arrested and spends 48 hours in police custody he stands suspended.

However, the government of Gujarat has not suspended Desai so far, but with his resignation the matter came to end, sources in the medical college said.

Docs to go on mass leave on Jan 2

Ahmedabad: Doctors across the state will go on a one-day mass casual leave (CL) on January 02 in support of their demand for UGC pay-scales. A Satyanarayan Katha will be held at BJ Medical College on Monday to signal the start of the mass CL protest. On Saturday, the doctors observed a one-day fast demanding that they be granted UGC pay-scales.

Dr Rajnish Patel, central president, Gujarat Medical Teachers Association (GMTA) said the states doctors have demanded UGC pay-scales as given to university teachers. When asked if the protest would cause inconvenience to patients in hospitals across the state, Dr Patel denied any inconvenience to patients.

Guj varsity takes tough stand against BJ Medical College

Ahmedabad: Gujarat University has taken a tough stand against BJ Medical College, which allowed a student to appear in the exam when he was disqualified by the university for the same.Earlier, the university had disqualified three medical students of the third year MBBS in BJ Medical College on grounds of low attendance.

One of them was Hinanshu Meghnati, a third year MBBS - pediatrics student. According to university officials, Himanshu is known for his notorious behavior and he allegedly used some student leaders to pressurise officials into allowing him to appear for the exam.Strangely, BJ Medical College also submitted a report stating that his attendance was as per the rules. But, the university maintained its stand and barred him from appearing for the exam. Despite this, the student appeared for the exam held on January 15. When the university came to know of the fact, it issued a notice to BJ Medical College asking for an explanation.

Taking serious note of the issue, the V-C has appointed a committee to look into the matter. He also instructed the concerned department to withhold the exam result of Himanshu.

Surat girl goes missing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old girl who boarded a Pawan Travels bus from Surat on Friday afternoon for Ahmedabad has gone missing. Unnati Dogariya, a resident of Girnar Society, Nani Vanch in Surat, was headed to city to appear for MD examination.

Dogariya, who completed her MBBS from BJ Medical College in Civil Hospital, used to stay at her uncles house in Odhav area of city. She had gone back to her native place in Surat after completing her MBBS. She was to get down at Thakkarnagar at 8:30 pm on Friday night. But when she failed to reach home, her parents and relatives began searching for her.As cops dont register a complaint for one day after a person goes missing, Odhav police lodged a non-cognizable missing case only on Saturday night and commenced their search operations to trace the missing girl.

Surat girl surfaces after two days

Ahmedabad: Two days after her mysterious disappearance from Thakkarnagar area, Surat girl Unnati Dogariya was found on Sunday and came to Odhav police station.

In her statement to Odhav police, Dogariya said that she did not remember anything after taking an auto at Thakkarnagar on Friday night. According to her, she woke up at platform number 1 of Kalupur railway station on Sunday at 5 am. After that, she called her uncle Rameshbahi to pick her up from the station.Unnati, 24, also said that as soon as she boarded the auto to reach her uncles house, she fell unconscious. She said that her gold chain and two earrings are also missing. Odhav police is now searching the woman who was last seen with Unnati after getting down near Thakkarnagar.

She had boarded a Pawan Travels bus in Surat on Friday afternoon for Ahmedabad. She was coming to the city to appear for MD examination on Sunday. Unnati, who completed her MBBS from BJ Medical College, used to stay at her uncles house in Odhav. She had gone back to her native place in Surat after completing her MBBS.
On Friday afternoon, Unnatis father Kachrabhai accompanied her to the bus stop in Surat where the girl boarded the bus at 3:30 pm.

Police learnt that a woman in yellow sari was sitting besides her during bus the journey, and she was also seen with Unnati when she got down at Thakkarnagar at 8:30 pm. People also saw Unnati going with that woman in an autorickshaw after both got down from the bus.
Gang of robbers held red-handed

A man, who was robbed and thrown off a moving rickshaw, fell in front of cops who helped him nab the culprits. One Shailendra Patel, a resident Chandranagar in Odhav, was returning home in a shared auto when the 3 other men in the auto threatened him with a knife and robbed him of Rs3,000 cash and his mobile. They then threw him out of the auto. However, he fell right in front 4 Odhav constables on patrol, who chased and nabbed them near Gomtipur area.

You know more about AIDS than your leaders

Ahmedabad: If you have been watching HIV awareness advertisements on TV or in public places, you are likely to be better informed about the deadly disease than your social, political and religious leaders.

This is the disconcerting discovery made by Amar Vyas, a social worker and official of BJ Medical Colleges department of community medicine, who conducted a study on the level of awareness about the disease in different sections of society. The study was undertaken as part of his Ph.D. thesis.

The aim of Vyass study was to learn about the attitude, knowledge and behaviour of religious, social and political leaders towards the disease. Talking about his findings, he said that the state and Union governments, as also some NGOs, had been working to spread awareness about the disease in an effort to prevent its spread. But there is very little public participation in their efforts. Hence, I wanted to study the level of awareness about HIV-AIDs among social, political and religious leaders who have great influence on society. These leaders can influence peoples attitude towards patients of the disease, Vyas said.

He added that he had hoped that the study would help him seek the assistance of these leaders in spreading awareness about the deadly disease with the support of the government or the NGOs. Vyas study was limited to leaders of Mehsana district. He met and talked to around 150 leaders from different social, religious and political backgrounds. I talked to a wide range of political leaders — from village sarpanchs, taluka and district panchayat members, to MLAs and MPs. The social leaders I talked to include leaders from different communities (such as Patel, Brahmin and Chaudhary), union leaders and leaders of cooperatives in different sectors, Vyas said.

Narmada case: VS panel confronts angry father

Ahmedabad: A day after media reports of the goof-up in sending a letter 24 hours late, the members of the inquiry committee probing the death of Narmada Parmar went to Prahlad Paramars house in Juna Vadaj area on Thursday to register his official statement which he would have given at VS Hospital on Tuesday, had the letter reached him on time. However, they returned empty handed, as Parmar refused to give his statement.Parmar had received a letter sent by the committee in which he was asked to remain present at VS Hospital at 3:30 pm on Tuesday to give his statement to the committee. However, the letter was delivered to him on Wednesday afternoon, 24 hours after the deadline.The letter, dated November 28, was sent by the three-member inquiry committee which sits at Civil Hospital. However, the stamp from Ellisbridge post office indicates that the letter was posted at 11:30 am on November 29.
The committee, comprising additional superintendent of Civil Hospital, Dr MF Shaikh, head of the gynaecology department at BJ Medical College Dr Malini Desai and anaesthesiology professor, Dr Shailesh Shah, personally went to apologise to Parmar and asked him to register the statement, which he had missed due to the delayed letter.
However, Parmar asked them to clarify the delay in sending the letter to him. In his reply, Dr Shaikh assured him of action against the person who posted the letter. I specifically ordered it to be delivered by hand, not by post. I am unaware about the individual responsible, but I will put my remarks in the report about the same, said Dr Shaikh in a bid to console Parmar.

But Parmar was in no mood to let go and alleged that the committee was not doing enough to probe the deaths of his son Hasmukh and his daughter-in-law Narmada. Despite repeated requests by the committee members, Parmar did not budge and refused to give his statement. Forgive me for my harsh words, but we dont trust you. Some days back, two security personnel of VS Hospital approached me posing as members of my community. They had come here to spy on me. You may write whatever you want in your report, but I will not give my statement, said Parmar to the committee members.
Supporting his view, members of the Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM) also alleged that the committee was working in favour of the accused doctors.

We will only cooperate if an independent member, be it an IPS officer or an outside doctor, is included in the committee, said Jignesh Mewani, a member of JSM.

Gujarat University to conduct Doctorate in Medicine exam today

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat University (GU) has got 850 applicants for its 65 seats of the super-speciality course in medicine. Examinations for Doctorate in Medicine (DM) and MCh will be held on Wednesday.

The exam will be held from 10 am to 1 pm. The examinees have been instructed not to bring mobile phones. Only one student will be allowed to take toilet break. This is to prevent consultation between students, said GU pro-VC Mukul Shah.

Each classroom will get four different sets of question papers. This will ensure that there is no copying, Shah added.
The super-speciality courses are open only for those students of medicine who have completed Doctor of Medicine (MD). The courses are being run at NHL Municipal Medical College at VS Hospital campus and BJ Medical College on the Civil Hospital campus.

The exam results will be declared in the evening and the results will also be uploaded on the universitys website. The successful candidates will be granted admission after merit list is declared after July 15.

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