Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand (NHL) Municipal Medical College (NHLMMC), is a Municipal Medical College located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India affiliated with the Gujarat University. The Medical College was established by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in 1963, which became only the second Municipal Corporation in India to establish its own Medical College.
At the time of its establishment in 1963, Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College initially enrolled 75 students and expanded to its capacity of 150 in the year 2000. Recently from 2016, MCI has increased that intake to 250 per year, which is the maximum number of annual U.G. admissions for any medical college in India. This college was established by Mr. Morarji Desai who was the fourth Prime Minister of India.
The Medical College confers a degree of M.B.B.S after a study period of 5.5 years (which includes a Compulsory Rotating Internship). It is located in the affluent area of Paldi in Ahmedabad, India. It is affiliated with the Gujarat University. The College is affiliated to 5 city hospitals where the medical students rotate for their training.
- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
- Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai (V.S.) General Hospital, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
- Smt. Shardaben (S.C.L.) General Hospital, Saraspur, Ahmedabad
- Shri C.H. Nagri Eye Hospital, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
- Infectious Disease Hospital, Jamalpur, Ahmedabad
- Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Hospital, Astodia, Ahmedabad.
During the Compulsory Rotating Internship, the students also rotate through the various Urban and Rural Health Centers in the greater Ahmedabad area, to gain exposure to Community Medicine. The college has good facilities i.e. 2 fully A.C. Reading rooms for studious students, 7 A.C. lecture halls with smart board and projectors,1 AC Central Library,A gymkhana, 1 TT room, comfortable hostel with strict anti-ragging rules etc.