LHMC, New Delhi
Like the title saysLHMC opened my eyes to the world.it gave me an opportunity to do some thing positive in life and be capable of helping others in need.the institute gave me the capability to build my professional career and played an important part in shaping my thinking positively
Delhi pre medical enterance test, ranked 132 out of more than 15000 students appearing in the exam always wanted to be a doctor and serve people.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
Lady hardinge medical college being a govt aided medical college the fees are very nominal and most students can pay the fees besides there were students from backward classes who were further subsidised the fees at the time of my graduation was about rs 1200 per annum.
There are no recruitment o replacement from medical colleges, partly because alone MBBS does not prove adequate in treating pts, doing post graduation and or super specialisation is a must to get job offers.
There was hostel on the campus and undergraduates were sharing the rooms two students in one room the space was about 15 feet by 12 feet, with separate beds, study table and almirahshostel fees was about Rs 200 per month there was a common mess, serving both veg and non veg meals the food was cooked in the hostel and monthly about 500-600 Rs were charged for vegetarian meal.
All my seniors helped me in my professional and personal matters during college days and now as alumni they took care of me when i was ill and admitted, they told me hat to study and referenced the important topicsthe bonding is so good that naturally people helpand feel happy if they come to know that i am also from LHMC.
All the faculty members are learned and respected members of doctor community they are always engaged in research and clinical professors were guest invitees to other medical colleges and considered authorities in their respective subjects.
Campus life wasvibrant with 24 hours library, cafeteria being a women's college it was lot safer to venture out in the campus even in the night. Hostel parties were common and all inmates were close atleast those in the same wing conferences were common in the big auditorium in the campus and lot of cultural activities including spic macay programs were held a lot of women from states that did not have medical college were enrolled in the college, especially from north east and all those girls were part of group by the time mbbs was over no discrimination was seen in the campus.
There is a quarterly exam which is counted in internal assessment followed by the professional exams every 18 months which are necessary to pass to go to the next professionals.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
Extensive and exhaustivetotal of 19 subjects over 4.5 years of medical schoolno electives all subjects compulsory subjects included anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, forensic medicine, microbiology, medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, Preventive medicine, gynecology, ENT, pediatrics, orthopedics.
We worked in the associated sucheta kriplani and associated hospitals our stipend was fixed by the govt of India at Rs 2400 per monththere are no recruitment from campus of medical colleges.
There is an annual college festival in lady Hardinge medical college students from other medical college participate in the cultural activities and competitions including debates and plays.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
I found the fees to be nominal so did not look around for any scholarship or loans there was annual scholarship to top 5% of students which was Rs 150 pm i got that scholarship in the second professional which is about 20 months so lump sum of Rs 3000.