The Mahatma Ghandi Mission Hospital (MGM) is one of the most advanced multi-speciality hospitals in the heart of Navi Mumbai. Since 1993, the hospital has experienced rapid growth. Medical electives and internships in medicine, nursing midwifery, dentistry and physiotherapy are possible here. MGM also has a Psychiatric Department and Outpatient Clinic where internships for psychology students can be arranged.

At Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital you can do your healthcare elective or internship in a large, charitable hospital in the buzzing megacity of Mumbai. You will gain valuable work experience assisting in a modern hospital of high standards and get an insight into healthcare provision in one of the world's largest and busiest metropolises. Furthermore, you will contribute to the charitable trust's cause of offering free medical treatment to the poorest patients, whilst getting a chance to develop your intercultural skills through your daily interactions and work. Electives and internships are possible for students of medicine, nursing and midwifery.

Hospital profile

At a glance

Departments available for internships:

General Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Dermatology, Paediatrics, Urology, ENT, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Nephrology, and Neurology. The dental unit has its own 6-storey building and is equipped with all modern equipment. There are around 70-80 patients per day. The 8 departments within dentistry include Oral Medicine & Radiology, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Gum Diseases, Conservative Dentistry, Children's Dentistry, Community Dentistry und Orthodontics.

City: Navi Mumbai
General practitioners: 0
Specialist physicians: 0
Assistant physicians: 0
Nurses: 0
Other especialists: 0
Annual outpatients 0
Total of beds: 0

Hospital Description

MGM (Mahatma Gandhi Mission) operates a hospital of high standard in Kamothe/Navi Mumbai, which is also the teaching hospital of the MGM University of Health Science. The hospital has experienced rapid growth since the 1990s and is one of the most advanced multi-specialty tertiary care centres in the heart of Navi Mumbai. Today, it is a key-player in the health care sector of the satellite city Navi Mumbai. In line with the Mahatma Ghandi Mission, MGM seeks to create affordable, sustainable and quality health care for the community. The charitable trust provides many poor patients free medical treatment including surgeries, medicine and stay. The hospital offers high quality, cost-effective and care through services such as: • 24-hour advanced Emergency and Trauma Centre • Hi-tech Radiology Department with Navi Mumbai’s first 3 tesla MRI & 64-slice CT scan machine • Well-equipped, computerized NABL accredited Pathology Laboratory • International standard 36-bed Critical Care and 12-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit • State-of the-art Operation Theatres and world-class Dialysis and kidney Transplant • 10-bed Accident & Emergency department with most advanced life-saving facilities such as cardiac, trauma, and minor operation theatres within the department to manage all major life saving procedures.

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Internship profile

Typical day and tasks of an intern

Interns observe and assist the staff on their ward in their daily work. After a familiarisation and orientation phase students can (depending on previous knowledge) also carry out minor treatments and activities under the supervision of the attending physicians, nurses or therapists, e.g. drug delivery, wound care, vital signs measurements, vaccinations and other assistance activities. Interns will be assigned a supervisor from the students' area of ​​specialisation, who will decide which examinations and treatments they are allowed to carry out under supervision. The working hours are usually from Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, however, it can also be arranged to do to do weekend- or night shifts.

Interns should bring their own hospital clothes (white, green or blue scrubs and closed shoes of any colour). It is also advisable to bring hand sanitiser and a stethoscope. Those who will enter the operating theatre should also bring green or blue surgical clothing, a surgical mask and surgical cap.

Supervisors available

You will be assigned a supervisor from your field who will look after you during your elective. If your university / school has special requirements regarding the supervision of your elective, please let us know so that we can inform the hospital.We will write this info soon


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Minimum qualification of the intern:

Student of the relevant field (i.e. medicine, nursing or midwifery).

Application process

Documents required:

Please contact us for a list of the necessary registration documents.

Application instructions:

As soon as you have sent us your complete application documents, we will submit your application to the hospital and can usually give you a confirmation within a few work days. Then you decide whether you want to take the place. Before that there are no costs for you.


  • 2 weeks 747 USD
  • 4 weeks 859 USD
  • 8 weeks 1388 USD
  • 3 months 1862 USD
  • 6 months 3119 USD
  • 1 year 5303 USD

This includes:

* Accommodation at twin room at shared apartment, shared with other participants of our programs
* Hospital supervision fee (10,000 INR per month)
Arrangement of your elective or internship
* Individual consultation and preparation prior to your arrival
* Access to our online resource centre with preparation materials including intercultural preparation, compiled particularly for your destination
* Preparation session via Skype, together with further participants
* Assistance with your visa application (but not the official government fees for the visa)
* Pick-up and Transfers from/to Mumbai Airport (BOM) on arrival and departure
* Personal support staff at our international office and at your placement location
* Orientation and introduction in Navi Mumbai on arrival
* Accompaniment to your placement on your first day
* 24 Hours emergency support by local support team
* Local SIM Card with 600 INR airtime credit
* Issuance of Confirmations/Certificates for your university, scholarship, insurance, etc. and filling out/signing Internship Contracts for your university
* CO2 compensation of your long-haul flights: Costs for 10 seedlings of indigenous trees that we plant on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

This does not include:

- Meals
- Travel to/from Mumbai (you can book it on your own or we can assist you)
- Official fees for visa
- Insurance (Travel Health Insurance, Liability Insurance, Travel Cancellation insurance; you can book it on your own or we can assist you),
- Personal Expenses
- Vaccinations
- Local Transport

What to bring:

Interns should bring their own hospital clothes (white, green or blue scrubs and closed shoes of any colour). It is also advisable to bring hand sanitiser and a stethoscope. Those who will enter the operating theatre should also bring green or blue surgical clothing, a surgical mask and surgical cap.

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