Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) was established under the Act of State Government” The Rajasthan University of Health Sciences Act, 2005″ (Act No. 1 of 2005)”on 25th day of February, 2005. The University aims to disseminate and advance knowledge in medical and health sciences. The University provides academic and research facilities in various streams to the students studying in various Government Colleges (Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy & Paramedical) and private colleges/institutions affiliated to this University. The University endeavours the process of making itself a leader in world class medical education by focusing on the systemic instructions, teaching, training and research activities..
The year 1947 marked the beginning of a new era in medical education in Rajasthan with the inception of the 15th centre for medical education in India , the prestigious Sawai Man Singh Medical College , Initially, the college started work in the south wing of SMS Hospital and in the building of the Jaipur Medical Association. Dr. G.N.Sen was its first principal. He had a short tenure and was succeeded by Dr. S.C.Mehta, famous for his great zeal, drive and sense of discipline. His acumen in choosing his staff reflected in selection of Dr. H.C.Choudhary, first professor of Physiology, and Dr.B.M.Lal, first professor of anatomy, both of whom were loved and admired by their students. Professor Ram Bihari Arora and professor R.K.Goel were the fortunate ones to head the department of pharmacology and pathology respectively. In 1951, Dr. S.K.Menon took over as principal of the college .In 1952, the college was recognized by the Medical Council of India and the foundation of a new OPD block was laid in the succeeding year. 1952 also marked the beginning of P.G Courses and the first batch of M.D. and M.S. students qualified in 1955..
JNU Hospital & Medical College is a part of Jaipur National University. It is one of the best private medical colleges in Rajasthan that offers world-class infrastructure, innovative technology, highly experienced and qualified faculty, and skilled paramedical staff. It is an icon of healthcare for the local community that provides extensive social outreach programs like outstation OPDs, free health camps, CMEs for the medical fraternity, and public awareness talks.