Government Nursing College

SGTB Hospital, GMC, Amritsar

Date : 28-Feb-2021 Time : 03:53 PM

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Government Nursing College, Amritsar With the advancement of education and technology and as per the need at that time the Government made efforts for Upgradation of the school of nursing to college of nursing in 2002. 50 students got admission in first batch of B.SC. Nursing. Main aim of starting the degree course was to upgrade the knowledge of nurses to provide higher and sophisticated care to patients . the basic qualifications required for degree courses was 10+2 in medical and students have to appear in PBMET entrance exam and then counseling is conducted by Baba Farid University of Sciences, Faridkot.

The College was upgraded to the status of Nursing College, the foundation stone was laid by Lt. Col. Nawab Khijar Tiwana, premier of Punjab on February 1, 1944. The Medical College was named after His Excellency Sir Bertrand James Glancy the then Governor of the state. The new Medical College started awarding the M.B.; B.S. degree which empowered the holders to practice medicine and surgery.

The Victoria Jubilee (V.J.) Hospital, named in commemoration of the Jubilee celebrations of H.E. Queen Victorias rule, began functioning as a general hospital in 1891, it was later attached to the Medical College and has now been renamed as Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. The remarkable building houses a number of important departments.

At the time of partition of country, the Medical College, Amritsar was only three years old. Dr A.N. Goyal (1947-51) was the first principal of the college after independence. The College and its attached group of hospitals were assigned the onerous responsibility of providing succor and medical aid to the refugees who arrived in the country in a state of dejection. The medical teams under the proficient leadership of Lt. Col. B.S. Nat, Medical Superintendent of Victoria Jubilee Hospital provided unparallel care to the sick and wounded. The quality of services rendered by the College despite the paucity of resources earned it laurels both in India and abroad and bolstered its premiership.

Lt. Col. B.S. Nat was later promoted as Director Health Services and Education Punjab. The V.J. Hospital owes much of its expansion to Col. Nat. The college continues to celebrate the annual Col. Nat-All India Inter Medical College Hockey Tournament in his memory.

Indian Nursing Council recognizes this course and college has been affiliated by BFUHS and registered by Punjab Nurses Registration Council.

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Principal Message


Mrs. Jawinderjit Kaur

"Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription."
As medical technology is growing very fast day by day the up gradation of Nursing care knowledge and skills is the need of the hour. Nursing care forms the essential part of the medical treatment of indoor and outdoor patients. Nursing care provides soothing touch to the ailing human beings. Sound knowledge is required for observation of signs of disease as well as compliance of medical treatment. While caring the patients you learn a lot as patient is the best audiovisual aid in the hospital. To have sympathetic attitude towards the ailing human beings helps to serve them in a better way. Patients are the best teachers as they suffer themselves to provide you the signs and symptoms of the disease to learn the art of medicine. We must be indebted to them and provide them with tender and devoted care. We come to Institute to learn and go out to serve the ailing humanity in better way.