Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS) is a premier Medical Institute established by Andaman & Nicobar Medical Education and Research Society (ANIMERS) under Andaman & Nicobar Administration. The primary aim of the Institute is to provide state of art Medical Education, health care and research in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Institute being the only Medical College in this region is committed to uplift the health care delivery system for the people of these Islands.
The existing 478 bedded G.B.Pant district hospital is upgraded to a teaching hospital. The institute is scheduled to start its academic session from 2015-16 with 100 undergraduate seats of which 70% are reserved for the students of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
ANIIMS is registered under ANIMERS which is a registered society under the Society Registration Act,1860 with registration no. 1482.The institute is affiliated to Pondicherry University vide their Letter of Consent with reference no.PU/AW-2/ANIMERS/2014-15/23.
The Institute has been registered with Medical Council of India (MCI) for its permission to start MBBS Course with an annual intake of 100 students is vide Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India , Letter No. MCI-34(41)(E-51)/2014-MED dated 23rd September, 2014.
ANIIMS is set up under the Centrally sponsored scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for "establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district/referral hospitals" with fund sharing between the Central Government and States in the ratio of 90:10 for NE/special category States and 75:25 for other States. Upgradation Of Medical Colleges Under PMSSY