Director's Desk


Prof. (Dr.) Gopal Krushna Pal

Executive Director & CEO

All India Institute of Medical Sciences have been established as institutions of national importance by an Act of Parliament to develop a medical workforce to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education and sophisticated health care at an affordable cost in India. AIIMS Patna as part of AIIMS family is developing as an excellent 'Centre of Learning' and establishing itself to deliver quality healthcare services, training, education & research.

AIIMS Patna, situated in the capital city of Bihar, is a leading medical institution in the country committed to delivering outstanding healthcare services and advancing medical research. It was established in 2012 as the first among the six new AIIMS to become a center of excellence in Medical Education and Patient Care. AIIMS Patna consistently strives for excellence in its pursuits of the best in Academics, Patient Management, Teaching & Training, Campus, Faculty & Student Developments, and Administration of International Standards. The Institute is dedicated to serving even the most underserved individuals with cutting-edge, in-house facilities.

During my tenure as Executive Director & CEO of AIIMS Patna in the last two years and under my astute leadership the institute has earned national and global recognitions. In 2023 and 2024, it was adjudged as one of the World's Best Hospitals in India by independent analysis Newsweek-Statista a global health rating agency of USA. Furthermore, AIIMS Patna secured the 27th position in the NIRF Rankings of 2023 in the medical category among the top 50 medical institutes, conducted by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Additionally, AIIMS Patna proudly holds the title of 1st Position among all the hospitals in the country for generating ABHA Health Records of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) scheme. AIIMS Patna is rated as the 10th best Medical University in the country by the India Today ranking 2023 and AIIMS Patna has secured the 5th rank among the highest-scoring colleges established after 2000, 4th rank among emerging medical colleges in India, and 1st place among the colleges in bridging the significant gap, moving from the 26th rank in 2023 to the 20th rank in 2024, as per the India Today 2024 rankings. AIIMS Patna has been selected for the Atal Incubation Center under the Atal Innovation Mission of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Further, the Department of Health Research of ICMR (DHR-ICMR project) has selected AIIMS Patna for the 'DIAMONDS' project & NIDAN project. The faculty members of the Institute received more than 30 crores of extramural funding in the last year, one of the highest figures among all the new AIIMS.

The main objectives of the Institute and my priorities are:
To develop a teaching pattern in undergraduate and postgraduate education to demonstrate a high standard of medical education for all medical colleges and other allied institutions in India. To bring educational facilities of the highest order together in one place for the training of the personnel in all important branches of the health activity. To attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education, training & research.

When it comes to education, it is necessary to select the best institute to strengthen the career growth of your children. We, aim to be a center of excellence both in the practice of medicine, medical education, training, and medical research; we prepare enthusiastic and talented young people to play a key role at the forefront of their chosen profession. Through technical knowledge acquired from experienced and dedicated staff, the Institute has been set up with the most modern equipment and infrastructure, which gives you the opportunities to be exceptional. Our strong commitment to “quality” is evident in our state-of-the-art infrastructure and the excellence of eminent consultants in all hospital departments, all these at an affordable cost. Our dedicated healthcare professional provides high-quality personalized care. This Institution believes that hospitals and doctors are there to provide the best healthcare services. As always, we are looking to improve our patient care and service, I wish to invite you to take a closer look at our services and give us feedback on how can we improve further.

I extend my heartiest greetings to you all & deepest gratitude for your continuing support and confidence in our mission to provide quality health care, education, training & research.
Best wishes to you all.

Prof. (Dr.) Gopal Krushna Pal
Executive Director & CEO,