Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (Formerly, Bhagalpur Medical College Bhagalpur) was founded in the year 1970 under the management of Dept. of Health, Medical education and F.W, Govt. of Bihar. The college is affiliated to Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna (Formerly to Tilkamanjhi Bhagalpur university, Bhagalpur).
100 students are admitted annually before 31st July and classes are taken from 1st August. The process of admission is completed on or before 30th September every year.
Till Now Admissions are done by selection of candidates through combined medical Entrance examination test, which is common to all medical colleges of the state. I. Sc. (PCB) or equivalent qualifying is the minimum requirement for appearing in the Entrance Examination.
The qualifying percentage of marks in the aforesaid examination is 50% for general, backward and women. Whereas it is 40% for S.C and S.T category candidates.
The courses of study and the examination system, as proscribed by the university to which the college is affiliated is broadly in conformity with the recommendations of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi.
Examination : The college follows Semester system of examinations, each semester being of six months duration. Thus, there are nine semesters all together in 4.5 years duration MBBS Course. Four University Examination are held and successful candidates are allowed to undergo internship training of one year duration.