The Grant Medical College is one of the oldest medical schools in India and a premier institution in Asia that deals with the study of western medicine. It was founded in the year 1845 and was named after the then governor of Bombay Sir Robert Grant who initiated the plan of the school. Ever since its inception, the school has gained huge accolades for its excellent pedagogy in the field of medicine. The college is affiliated to Maharashtra University of health Sciences, Nashik. It is maintained and regulated by the Government of Maharashtra.
Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals is a premier and prestigious Institution. It is amongst the ten best medical colleges in the country. (India Today survey 2007).
It is a State Government Medical College. It is situated in an area of 44 acres, with 46 buildings, having construction area of 1,08,394 sq.ft.
Being an esteemed medical institute in India, the college attracts wider students from all across the globe for its varied courses in health sciences. The college is known for under graduate degree of MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). MBBS is five years full time program, which also includes internship course in last six months. It also offers four years full time program in Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
The college also has post graduate facility of MD (Doctor of Medicine). It also provide Diploma course in Medical Laboratory Technology.
For getting admission to the College the students have to appear the MH CET 2015 Entrance Exam.
Grant Medical College is located in south Mumbai i.e. Byculla. The campus is spread over an area of 44 acres of land. The expanse hosts many buildings that represent the contemporary Indian and colonial architecture. The campus has several departments that include Anatomy Department, Biochemistry Department, Physiology Department, Pharmacology, Opthalmology and many more. The college also offers separate hostel facility for boys and girls. Grant Medical College is allied to many hospitals in the neighborhood. These hospitals include Sir .J.J hospital, Gokaldas Tejpal Hospital, Cama and Albless Hospital and St. George Hospital.
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