Regional Institute of Medical Sciences came into existence in the year 1972 in Imphal.  The medical institution is affiliated to Manipur University. The medical courses are undergraduate course of MBBS and postgraduate courses of Diploma, MD & MS for teaching and training eligible students from Manipur.


Origin – The origin of setting up the first ever medical college in Manipur, started with the then Union Home Minister Shri Y B Chavan on Oct 22, 1968 with inaugurating General Hospital with 300 beds. Later in May 22, 1972, then Governor of Manipur, Shri B K Nehru laid the foundation stone of the first medical college in Manipur by the name ‘Manipur Medical College’.

Objective – The main goal for setting up of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal is to impart medical education of high quality to the students of North Eastern Region States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. To cater to the healthcare needs of the population of NER States. Resulting in the increase of health man-power of North Eastern Region States of India.

Admission to UG / PG Courses – Admissions are done based on the common entrance test conducted by Directorate of Health Services, Government of Manipur. The candidates on the basis of merit in the Common Entrance Examination are nominated by the government of Manipur.

Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal

State

Name of
Medical College

University Name

Management

Year of Establishment

MBBS Seats

PG Seats

Manipur

Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal

Manipur University

Govt.

1972

100

72

Brief Details of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal The brief details of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal are given below for the aspirants looking for admission in the government medical college in Imphal, Manipur. The details include contact details, facilities, year of establishment, recognition, accreditation, etc.

College Name Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal
Management Govt.
Established In the year 1972
Address Lamphelpat, Imphal
Telephone +91-385-2411484, 2414625, 2414626, 2414720, 2414750, 2411086, 2414628
Mobile +91-9436021834, 9436025884, 9436021698
Fax +91-385-2414625
Email rimsimphal@yahoo.co.in, dr_fimate@rediffmail.com, pathlabs@yahoo.com, wg_singh@yahoo.co.in
Website www.rims.edu.in
Teaching Hospital General Hospital
Beds Total 1074 Beds – (General Ward-929, Paying Ward-75, ICU-34, Complimentary-36)
Foundation Stone Of “Manipur Medical College” laid down by Sri B K Nehru, Governor of Manipur – May 1972
Renamed In September 1972, the college was renamed as “Regional Medical College, Imphal.”
Again Renamed To “North Eastern Regional Medical College”
From 1976 to 1995 Was under the management of Ministry of Home, Government of India
In 1995 Renamed Once Again renamed As ‘Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS)’, under the management of NEC, DoNER, Government of India.
Transferred to MOHFW RIMS’ management in 2007 came under the aegis  of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.
Affiliated University Manipur University
Recognition Recognized by Medical Council of India
Out-Patients RIMS attracts more than 650 outpatients per day i.e., 2.4 lacs per year
In-Patients Treats more than 30,000 Inpatients per year
Services Services provided to public / patients, and those below poverty line  
Extension of Rashtriya Arodhya Nidhi Scheme
Beneficiary to Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund (HMCPF) under Rashtriya Arodhya Nidhi Scheme.
Communications Tell-Medicine Centre, MEDLINE access to World Health Organization, Advanced Information & Management Systems.
Library Regional Medical Library with 934 Books procured per year, 383 Journals, 58 W.H.O. Publications

Post Graduation Seats Categories – The PG specializations seats in Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal are under two categories named as Sponsored Category and Open Category.

  • The Sponsored Category seats are applicable to the medical graduates who are in service from the North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and the in-services medical graduates of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal.
  • While the Open Category candidates are the permanent residents of the North Eastern States mentioned above and those who have obtained medical degree from RIMS, Imphal.

PG Specializations Courses in Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal

The PG Specializations of 24 Courses for the 72 seats in Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, are mentioned below for your perusal. The admissions for the candidates are based on the entrance test conducted by the Directorate of Health Services, Government of Manipur.

S. No.

PG Specialization Course Name

PG Seats

1

Diploma in Anesthesia (DA)

4

2

Diploma in Clinical Pathology (DCP)

2

3

MD – Anaesthesiology

4

4

MD – Bio-Chemistry

4

5

MD – Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

1

6

MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

2

7

MD – General Medicine

6

8

MD – Microbiology

2

9

MD – Paediatrics

3

10

MD – Pathology

2

11

MD – Pharmacology

2

12

MD – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1

13

MD – Physiology

2

14

MD – Psychiatry

2

15

MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology

2

16

MD – Radiotherapy

2

17

MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine

2

18

MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine

2

19

MD/MS – Anatomy

4

20

MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology

6

21

MD/MS – Ophthalmology

2

22

MS – ENT

4

23

MS – General Surgery

8

24

MS – Orthopaedics

3

All India Quota Category – There are 50% seats in (RIML) Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal for the aspirants looking for PG Medical course under AIQ – All India Quota. The interested candidates can contact the Nodal Officer of RIML, Imphal for details of eligibility and admissions. Contact details as under:

Phone:- +91-385-2414539
Fax:- +91-385-2414591
Mobile:- +91-9402951353, +91-9612156636
Email: rims.imphal.academic@gmail.com, rims@rims.edu.in

Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal was last modified: March 27th, 2016 by Advai T


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