To train the MBBS students in such a way that they should:
(a) be competent in diagnosis and management of common health problems of the individual and the community, commensurate with his/her position as a member of the health team at the primary, secondary or tertiary levels, using his/her clinical skills based on history, physical examination and relevant investigations.
(b) be competent to practice preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative medicine in respect to the commonly encountered health problems.
(c) appreciate rationale for different therapeutic modalities, be familiar with the administration of the "essential drugs" and their common side effects.
(d) be able to appreciate the socio-psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and develop humane attitude towards the patients in discharging one's professional responsibilities.
(e) possess the attitude for continued self learning and to seek further expertise or to pursue research in any chosen area of medicine, action research and documentation skills.
(f) be familiar with the basic factors which are essential for the implementation of the National Health Programs including practical aspects of the following: (i) Family Welfare and Maternal and Child Health (MCH); (ii) Sanitation and water supply; (iii) Prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases; (iv) Immunization; (v) Health Education; (vi) Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) at various level of service delivery; (vii) Bio-medical waste disposal; and (viii) Organizational and or institutional arrangements.
(g) acquire basic management skills in the area of human resources, materials and resource management related to health care delivery, General and hospital management, principal inventory skills and counselling.
(h) be able to identify community health problems and learn to work to resolve these by designing, instituting corrective steps and evaluating outcome of such measures.
(i) be able to work as a leading partner in health care teams and acquire proficiency in communication skills.
(j) be competent to work in a variety of health care settings.
(k) have personal characteristics and attitudes required for professional life including personal integrity, sense of responsibility and dependability and ability to relate to or show concern for other individuals.