NIZAM's INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
(NIMS), Hyderabad, is a University established under the Act 1989 of Andhra
Pradesh State Legislature.
The objectives of the institute are:
to create a Centre of Excellence for
providing medical care, educational and research facilities of high
order in the field of medical science in the existing super specialties
and such other super specialties that may develop in future, including
continuing Medical Education and Hospital Administration
to develop patterns of teaching in post
graduate level and in super specialties so as to set a high standard of
to provide for training in paramedical
and allied fields, particularly in relation to Super-Specialties
to function as a referral hospital and
to provide for post graduate teaching and
conduct of research in the relevant disciplines of modern medicine and
allied sciences, including interdisciplinary fields of physical and
Inspired by the objectives, the Medical
and Management professionals of NIMS are striving for excellence. As part
of it, several courses have been organized under different disciplines.
NIMS is recognized by University Grants Commission and Medical Council of
University Grants Commission
NIMS UNIVERSITY has been included in the list of
Universities maintained by the Commission Under Section 2(f) of the UGC
Act, 1956, Vide memorandum No.F. 9-7/2000(CPP-1) dated: June 17, 2002.
per the recognition, NIMS University is eligible to receive CENTRAL
ASSISTANCE IN TERMS OF RULES FRAMED UNDER SECTION 12-B OF THE UGC ACT,
The administration of NIMS is carried out
under the supervision of Governing Council, Executive Board, Director and
other statutory bodies.
NIMS is located at the prime centre of
the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, and spread over
an area of about 22.77 acres. It has the constructed area of more than
7.00 lakh sq.ft. plinth area. The recently constructed giant structure, i.e.,
Accident - Emergency Block and Specialty Block 4.18 Lakh Sq.ft. Plinth
area. The total is 11.18 Sq.ft. Plinth area.
This Institute extends its services
through 27 Departments. Out of them,
16 are Super and Broad Specialties
and others are Supporting Departments.
The Institute has a bed strength of
beds, out of which 686
are in General Wards, 139 in private rooms and 175 in emergency and post
operative care. The average number of out-patients
visiting the hospital per day is about 1275, and the
number of in-patients admitted per day is about 80. The
average bed occupancy is over 89%.
As on date, this University has a cadre
strength of about 2252 staff members, which includes
Faculty-139, Residents (students)-60 p.a., Specialty Registrars-43, Medical
Officers & Senior Medical Officers-19, Lecturers (Nursing and
Physiotherapy)-10, Ministerial-183, Paramedical-283, Nursing-465,
Class IV-85, Consolidated Staff-5, Fessey workers about 900 and the remaining for other categories.
Interestingly NIMS has been consistently
maintaining a very good patient doctor ratio of about 3:1.