Founded in 1995, Santosh University is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Ghaziabad (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Uttar Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Santosh University is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Santosh University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Santosh University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.
To be a leader in medical education, healthcare services and research.
This centre for higher learning is run on the triple mission of service, education, and research. Apart from offering degrees, the University enables an environment of learning and discovery by educating biomedical students and healthcare professionals. It also creates an atmosphere to carry out research in health sciences and extensive healthcare.
Committed to fulfil its responsibilities, the University aims to prepare such future doctors who can be ethical, compassionate, caring, proficient and creative healthcare professionals as well as biomedical aspirants. It also conducts research that helps in advancing knowledge in the health sciences and eliciting new responses to meet the healthcare needs. Here, the students also learn to render the necessary patient care, adapt to change, hold accountability for outcomes, be respectful of others and tend to the needs of the vulnerable section of the society.
The administrative block of Santosh University is located on the 4th floor and houses the offices of the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor, the Dean (Medical and Dental), the Registrar, the Controller of Examinations and the Finance Controller.
The central library is located on the first and the second floor of the University and is spread over an area of 4000 sq. m. The library is open between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. It has a huge collection of books, journals and reference materials. It also offers facilities for photocopying and internet connectivity. There is also a separate room for self-reading used by the students, the interns and the residents of the University.
Santosh University houses adequate number of lecture theatres, which are comfortably spaced and equipped with student-lockers, audio-visual (AV) aids, projection microscopes, computers and internet facilities, required for seamless learning. Most of the lecture theatres are supported by demonstration rooms, seminar rooms and departmental library.
All laboratories in the Santosh University are equipped with microscopes, artificial lights, electrical points, washing facilities and preparation rooms. The University also have laboratories that are dedicated to some of the departments, such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine. Apart from the general laboratory facilities, they are also furnished with some special equipment, such as MRI and CT machine, wherever required.
The laboratories also have museums with specimens and models related to the different departments along with catalogues for easy referencing.
Santosh University houses two excellent auditorium – Maharaja Hall and Manas Auditorium, both with a sitting capacity of more than 500 people each. The auditorium hosts various socio-cultural and academic events throughout the year.
Pharmaco Vigilance Center
The Government of India have identified Santosh University as the regional center for Pharmaco Vigilance Programs, located in the Pharmacology Department at Santosh Medical College.
Santosh University provides separate hostel accommodations for boys and girls, assuring high level of security for its residents. Hostel rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. The residents are provided with basic amenities such as, internet connectivity, recreation rooms, common rooms, and a in-house mess. Students availing hostel facilities are free to interact with the in-house faculty members to create a congenial atmosphere.
There is a common dining room with separate areas embarked for boys, girls, staff and other residents.
There are 179 residential quarters allotted to the teaching and non-teaching staffs of Santosh University, 58 quarters are allocated to the teaching faculty and 121 quarters are allocated to the non-teaching staff.
There are two canteens providing food to the students, hospital staffs and visitors. There is also a separate canteen cum mess, which provides meals to the students availing the hostel facilities.
In-house medical facilities are available for the students, faculty, staffs and other members of Santosh University.
Sports and Recreation
The University boasts of a number of recreational and sporting activities to keep the students healthy and fit through the years. Sports and recreational services includes playground for outdoor games, facilities and amenities for indoor games and a gymnasium.
Santosh Medical College
Santosh Medical College and Hospital is among the best educational institutions and aims to achieve excellence in medicine practice with prime focus on serving the humanity.
Established in 1995, Santosh Medical College and Hospital provides top class education in the field of medicine. The educational institution rose to prominence stand amongst the best medical colleges in India.
The college runs an MBBS course and undergraduate level and there are post graduate medical courses like MD, MS and M Sc and doctoral (PhD) courses. These courses are well-recognised by the Medical Council of India to offer degrees in 17 disciplines. In 2007, the Deemed Universities Status was conferred on the medical college by the Ministry of HRD of the Government of India on the recommendation of University Grants Commission.
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M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
Graduate medical curriculum is oriented towards training students to undertake the responsibilities of a physician of first contact who is capable of looking after the preventive, primitive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of medical care.
The broad based training aims to provide an educational experience with all the essentials required for health care in our country. Moreover, a wide range of career opportunities await students.
At the end of under graduate program, the medical student shall endeavour to be able to:
- Recognize ‘Health for All’ as a national goal of all citizens. Fulfil his/her social obligations towards realization of this goal;
- Learn every aspect of National Policies on health and its practical implementation;
- Achieve competence in practice of holistic medicine, encompassing primitive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of common diseases;
- Develop scientific temper and acquire experience for proficiency and promote healthy living;
- Become exemplary citizen by observing medical ethics and fulfil social and professional obligations.
- Be competent in diagnosis and management of common health problems of an individual or the community;
- Appreciate rationale for different therapeutic modalities, be familiar with the administration of the ‘essential drugs’ and their common side effects;
- Be able to appreciate the socio-psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health. Develop humane attitude towards the patients in discharging one’s professional responsibilities;
- Possess the attitude for continued self learning and to seek further expertise or to pursue research in any chosen area of medicine;
- Be familiar with the basic factors which are essential for the implementation of national health goals.