Government Medical College Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) was established in 1959. The medical college is counted amongst the premier colleges of India. Affiliated to University of Kashmir, the college has been ranked amongst the top five medical colleges in the country. GMC Srinagar has been a boon to the people of the state.Currently, Government Medical College Srinagar offers various courses in medical sciences, which includes MBBS, MS, MD and post-graduate diploma. Several hospitals are associated with the medical college and patients from the entire Jammu and Kashmir are being referred to it.