Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences was established on 19 November 1983 as an autonomous organisation on the pattern of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The estimated budget was 1.10 billion rupees which was later revised to 133 Crores. It is one of the main health care institutions in the state of Bihar. It is the only superspecialist institute of Bihar. The institute provides education in medicine and conducts health and medicinal research.It got affiliation of medical college from MCI in September 2011. It has 100 MBBS seat.