Lady Hardinge Medical College

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Lady Hardinge Medical College

Lady Hardinge Medical College is a premier all girls Medical College located in Connaught place, New Delhi. The college was established and inaugurated in 1916 by Baron Hardinge, then Viceroy of India; and later became part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi in 1950. Apparently there are 200 MBBS seats offered by Lady Hardinge for female candidates. The post-graduate courses were started in 1954 which is open to both male and female candidates. It is associated with Smt Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Kalavati Saran Childrens Hospital.

Programs offered at Lady Hardinge

Getting into Lady Hardinge Medical College

- Admissions For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to Lady Hardinge must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Apart from AIIMS and JIPMER, NEET is the only medical entrance examination conducted in India for UG admissions. It is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% aggregate (40% in case of SC/ST and OBC candidates) in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.

Eligibility criteria Lady Hardinge

Eligibility to apply for Lady Hardinge MBBS exam 2017

  • Candidate who wishes to apply for the said exam must be an Indian National.
  • Only females are eligible to apply for this course at Lady Hardinge.
  • The candidates must have completed 17 years of age as or on December 31, 2017. The upper age limit is 25 years however, there's a relaxation of 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC.
  • Candidates must have passed/appeared in 10+2 examination with at least 50% of the total marks (45% in case of SC/ST candidates), with Physics, Chemistry Biology/Bio-technology and English as compulsory subjects in class 11th and 12th from recognized schools conducting regular classes.
  • The candidates must have passed the above mentioned examination in all subjects.

Admission procedure Lady Hardinge

Admission at Lady Hardinge is strictly based on the merit list of candidates belonging to different categories is released by Faculty of Medicine and Sciences, Delhi University. Only when the seats are left vacant after preparing the merit list of Delhi NCR candidates, desirable candidates belonging from outside Delhi are taken into consideration.

Counseling is conducted for medical aspirants on the basis of their score obtained in NEET. Candidates will be informed about the various courses available to a candidate. None of the candidates already pursuing MBBS/BDS from any institute of the country shall be allotted a seat in the counseling.

Upon successful allotment of seats, the candidates are expected to produce their certificates at the time of counseling, desired documents and admit card and score card of NEET exam to complete the admission procedure.


Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.
NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Examination pattern

The question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours.
The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Section Number of questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Percentage of seats reserved
General 50
PH 45

NEET Syllabus

The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

Lady Hardinge reservation policy

The distribution of seats is as per Delhi University Norms.

  • 15% of total seats are filled in through the entrance examination conducted by the C.B.S.E. on All India basis.
  • 85% of total seats are filled in through the Delhi University Norms.
  • OBC -27%, SC - 17%, SC - 7.5%

Number of MBBS seats at Lady Hardinge: 200

Lady Hardinge MBBS Fees (annual)

Lady Hardinge Notable Alumni

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