Department of Community Medicine

About Us

  • The Department of Community Medicine provides teaching and training to Undergraduate MBBS students and Post Graduates in MD Community Medicine.
  • Additionally it aids in the teaching of students enrolled in paramedical and allied health science courses such as MHA (Masters in Hospital Administration).
  • The Department is comprised of experienced faculty from renowned National institutes.
  • The Department has organised several national conferences, workshops, and seminars for the benefit of students and has also collaborated on several funded projects with agencies such as the ICMR & WHO.
  • Additionally, the department took a proactive role in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Unnat Bahrat Abhiyan activities and Covid vaccination.

Our Vision

  • To prepare the medical students to function as community and first level physicians so as to realize the goal of creating an “Indian Medical Graduate” (IMG).

Our Mission

  • To provide quality community oriented medical education to the undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.
  • To create social physicians capable of providing comprehensive care
  • To provide preventive, promotive and curative services to the community through community outreach centres and outreach activities.


  • MBBS - 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year and CRMI (250 seats, recognized)
  • PG - MD Community Medicine (9 Seats Recognized)
  • 8 students are pursuing Ph.D under the guidance of Dr. Logaraj
  • Masters in Hospital Administration (25 seats, recognized)



  • Didactic lectures, small group discussion, flipped classroom
  • Integrated teaching – Vertical and horizontal teaching for MBBS students
  • Case presentation and discussion
  • Seminar and journal club
  • Problem based learning
  • Video demonstration
  • Practical – Demonstration, Observation, Assistance, Performance (DOAP), Objective Structured Practical Examination (OSPE)
  • Self-directed learning
  • Pandemic module.
  • Family adoption programme
  • Community oriented teaching by conducting community visits.
  • Primary health care in the field practice areas
  • Orientation to implementation of national health programmes.
  • Fostering research among the students by field projects and collaborations.

Department library

  • The library in the department of community medicine has a total of 118 textbooks. A total of 14 journals are available in which eight are Indian journals and six are international journals. Past 5 years post graduate thesis books are also available.
  • Two computers are available where 30 e-books and 84 e-journals can be viewed. 30 e-learning resource is also available.
  • Department library has 20 seating capacity in the reference book reading area.

Other Learning resource

Learning Resources Quantity
UG laboratory 1
PG laboratory 1