Pt J.N.M. Medical College Raipur came in to existence on 9th September 1963 when the college was started with 60 students in a small OPD block of Ayurvedic College. The college received recognition from Medical Council of India in 1969. MBBS seats were increased from 60 to 100 in the year 1976 and again increased from 100 to 150 in the year 2009.
P.G. courses were started in the year 1971-72. At present the college admits 40 students per year for MD/MS and 24 students for two year diploma courses in the various departments.