Dayanand Medical College, one of the top private medical colleges in Punjab was started in the year 1963 as a tertiary care teaching hospital in Ludhiana. The medical college was formerly known as Arya Medical School and is controlled by the Managing Society of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.
Dayanand Medical College Ludhiana, one of the top private medical colleges in India was ranked 24th among the top medical colleges in India in the year 2019 by the NIRF. The medical college has also been ranked 23rd among the best medical colleges in India in 2018 by India Today and Outlook India.
The medical college offers UG Medical Course i.e. MBBS with a duration of 4 ½ years followed by one year of compulsory internship. The total intake capacity for the MBBS Course is 100. The medical college also offers PG Medical Courses, namely, MD, MS of 3 years to the medical students. The total intake capacity for the PG Medical Courses is 90.
One of the top medical colleges in Punjab, Dayanand Medical College Ludhiana is attached to NABH Accredited Multi-Specialty Hospital i.e. Dayanand Hospital with 840 teaching beds capacity for imparting clinical teaching and training to the medical students i.e. undergraduate medical students and postgraduate medical students. The medical college also runs the Urban Health Training Centre at Shimla Puri.
Dayanand Medical College Ludhiana, one of the top private medical colleges in Punjab has an imposing complex of modern buildings and is equipped with all kinds of modern facilities like: lecture theaters, demonstration rooms, common rooms for boys & girls, central library, skill lab, computer lab, auditorium, cafeteria, hostels for boys & girls, sports, gymnasium, etc. for providing excellent care to the medical students, faculty, etc.