NEIGRIHMS - North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences

North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences commonly known as NEIGRIHMS was established by the Government of India on 12th January 1987. The then Prime Minister of India Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee declared NEIGRIHMS as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ on January 22, 2000. The Institute was also declared as an “Institution of Excellence” by an Act of Parliament vide Gazette of India Notification dated 4th January 2007, the only Medical Institute that has been given such a status in the country.

NEIGRIHMS has been designed as a Postgraduate Medical Institute in lineage of AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh. Therefore, it is the first Postgraduate Medical Institute in the North Eastern Region and the Third in the Country established by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The Institute was registered as a Society on 12th January 1987 by the Registrar of Societies, Meghalaya, Shillong under the name of “North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences”.

NEIGRIHMS aims to provide High Quality Super-Speciality Patient Care Services and also impart Post Graduate and Under Graduate, Basic and Advanced Medical Technology and Nursing Education.


MBBS: The duration for MBBS course is for a duration of 4 years and 6 months as per Academic Calendar of Medical Council of India (MCI), followed by 1 year compulsory rotating internship programe.

Post Graduate Courses (MD / MS) in Anaesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Microbiology, Pathology, Radiodiagnosis, Gen Surgery, Anatomy and Gen Medicine. The duration of the courses are of 3 years. The candidate joining M.D. / M.S. degree course is called Junior Resident (PG).

Super Specialty (Post doctoral) course Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology

B.Sc Nursing Course: The B.Sc Nursing Courses are of four years duration including six months Internship Programme.

NEIGRIHMS Application Process

Candidates are required to apply online by  visiting the official website

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NEIGRIHMS Selection Process

For MBBS courses a competitive Entrance examination is usually held during the month of July for filling up of 18 (eighteen) NE open category seats.

For PG courses candidates have to appear for the counseling at the Office of the Director, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong on their own expenses. The candidates in order of merit will be called and can exercise their choice of subject according to availability of seats.

For Super Specialty (Post doctoral) course Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology candidates are required to sit for a written test carrying 80 marks of 90 minutes duration.

For B.Sc Nursing Course candidates are required to sit for an entrance test.

NEIGRIHMS Contact Details

NEIGRIHMS, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong-793018
Meghalaya, India
Fax: 0364-2538003 (Administration), 0364-2538010 (Administration) and 0364-2538076 (Hospital)
Phone No.: 0364-2538013 (Director's Office), 0364-2538010 (Deputy Director's Office), 0364-2538029 (Dean's Office), 0364-2538086 (Medical Superintendent's Office), 0364-2538014 (Casualty/Emergency)

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