Gandhi Medical College was the second medical college to be established in Andhra Pradesh, after The Osmania medical college. Intake of students to Gandhi medical college per year is 150 for MBBS Degree Course. Postgraduate seats are 88 per year, which includes clinical, non-clinical and super specialty subjects. Gandhi Medical College came into being on 14th September, 1954.
The medical college has departments of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, forensic medicine, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology and social & preventive medicine. Gandhi hospital has 27 departments, the most important of which are general medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, anesthesia, ophthalmology, E.N.T., radiology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry.
Year 2004 was the Golden Jubilee Year for Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad. Alumni of the college who are scattered around the world have contributed to the advancement of medicine. The medical college is also the venue for some popular cultural events. Some former students of the college have excelled in both studies and cultural activities.
Gandhi medical college has been shifted to new premises at Musheerabad in 2003. Further improvements to the college have been added over the years. The foundation stone for this was laid on 1st May, 1987. The Students of the College, Alumni and the well wishers of the college had to prevail upon the government to build the college and the hospital at Musheerabad, since the government was planning to integrate both Osmania and Gandhi medical colleges.
The college boasts of state-of-the-art labs, computer facilities and libraries. Students get the best resources in order to pursue their medical education