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
Year of Establishment
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal
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|
|Established||In the year 1972|
|Telephone||+91-385-2411484, 2414625, 2414626, 2414720, 2414750, 2411086, 2414628|
|Mobile||+91-9436021834, 9436025884, 9436021698|
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|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.
|PG Specialization Course Name|
|Diploma in Anesthesia (DA)|
|Diploma in Clinical Pathology (DCP)|
|MD – Anaesthesiology|
|MD – Bio-Chemistry|
|MD – Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy|
|MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology|
|MD – General Medicine|
|MD – Microbiology|
|MD – Paediatrics|
|MD – Pathology|
|MD – Pharmacology|
|MD – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation|
|MD – Physiology|
|MD – Psychiatry|
|MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology|
|MD – Radiotherapy|
|MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine|
|MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine|
|MD/MS – Anatomy|
|MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
|MD/MS – Ophthalmology|
|MS – ENT|
|MS – General Surgery|
|MS – Orthopaedics|
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:
Mobile:- +91-9402951353, +91-9612156636
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com