Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, the only tertiary care institute of kashmir valley has treaded a long way to accomplish the vision of making it a “Centre of Excellence”. After commissioning of SKIMS in the year 1982, it has developed adequately to cater to almost entire medical need of the people of this state. SKIMS, a Deemed University and premier medical center of India, is engaged in providing high quality patient-care and academic courses to produce the trained and skilled manpower. Besides, it provides need-based biomedical research to provide better patient care with modern and sophisticated equipments. SKIMS awards a variety of medical courses such as Post-doctoral Doctoral, DNB, Postgraduate, Undergraduate, B.Sc. and M.Sc. in various disciplines. SKIMS, the organizing institute is located 8 kms from the venue.