To progressively improve the quality and attain excellence at the national and global level in the fields of graduate and post-graduate surgical education, research and modern surgical health care delivery.
- To incorporate, and effectively implement newer technology in teaching, learning and evaluation to make globally competitive, competent and confident surgeons who will engage in ethical practice of the science and art of surgery.
- To inspire the sense of enquiry and ignite the spirit of research in the students & the faculty.
- To develop the speciality of Minimal Access Surgery [MAS] into an independent department, so as to empower the surgical students to acquire the skills of MAS.
The department was started in 1966 when the first batch of medical students admitted to JNMC in 1964 passed the 1st MBBS and was promoted to the 2nd MBBS.