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The Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar is one among the foremost of the institutes of national importance in higher and advanced medical and technological education. This institute has a prestige of being one of  the great medical universities in basic and higher applied medical research. The institute was established under State Legislature Act in the year 1982 and The Library of SKIMS known as SKIMS Library was commissioned in the  year 1982 and this hospital library is taken to be regarded as active service oriented library as it effectively contributes to the hospitals’ primary mission of providing patients with the best possible care and by supporting the delivery of patient care by providing physicians, health care professionals,nurses,technologists etc .with library services to meet their informational, educational and research related needs. The SKIMS is a big institute with large Faculty, Executive Officers, PG’s Research Scholars, post doctoral scholars and other supporting staff in thousands. In order to serve the objectives of patient care, education and research, the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science is developing its library as an effective information center. The institute Library known as SKIMS Library is located on the 3rd floor of the faculty block, centrally accessible location.

Mission of the Library

The primary mission of SKIMS Library is to aid in the education of our library clientele by maintaining an attractive, reading, communicating, browsing atmosphere and to provide adequately equipped library which will complement, correlate and extend the medical education and research towards excellence in our well deserved tertiary care hospital in the interest of best patient care and to cater and serve the needs of our faculty to achieve the pre-defined goal of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar.

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10:00 AM   to   06:00 PM

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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 May 2012 11:31

Director SKIMS & EOSG

Prof. A. G. Ahangar
Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary to Government

Dean Medical Faculty

Prof. Altaf R. Kirmani
Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Medical Superintendent

Prof. Syed Amin Tabish
Medical Superintendent


Teaching Activities



In view of Shab-i-Qadr, Eid-ul-Fiter & “Portal Hypertension up date” by the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, there will be no Mortality Meeting and Grand Round on 24.06.2017 & 01.07.2017 respectively.

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Sher - i - Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences

Soura, Srinagar.
Jammu & Kashmir - 190011 - India

Phone: +91 - 194 - 2401013
+91 - 194 - 2403470

website : http://www.skims.ac.in
e-mail : contactus@skims.ac.in

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