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SMS Hospital OPD schedule/timings: All you need to know

The Rajasthan government releases different SMS Hospital OPD schedules for winter and summer seasons.

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January 11, 2023, 9:05 pm

SMS Hospital

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JAIPUR: If you’re visiting Jaipur SMS Hospital OPD, you must know the OPD schedule because the outdoor patient department is not open throughout the day. In this guide, we will learn the OPD timing/schedule and what is the best time to visit SMS hospital for the outdoor patient department. 

An important thing to note before you visit the SMS Hospital OPD is that the Rajasthan government releases different schedules for winter and summer seasons. It means that the OPD timing changes as per the weather conditions. 

SMS Hosptial Jaipur OPD schedule/timing during winter months 

The OPD timing from October 1 to March 31 is from 9 AM to 3 PM on weekdays and 9 AM to 12 PM on Sundays and government holidays. 

Day during winter (Oct-Mar)OPD schedule/time
Monday9 AM to 3 PM
Tuesday9 AM to 3 PM
Wednesday9 AM to 3 PM
Thursday9 AM to 3 PM
Friday9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday9 AM to 3 PM
Sunday9 AM to 12 PM
SMS Hospital OPD time from Oct to March

SMS Hospital Jaipur OPD schedule/timing during summer months

The OPD timing for summer months from April 1 to September 30 is 8 AM to 2 PM on workdays while it is 8 AM 11 PM on holidays and Sundas. 

Day during summer (Apr-Sep)OPD schedule/time
Monday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Tuesday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Wednesday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Thursday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Friday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Saturday8.30 AM to 2.30 PM
Sunday8.30 AM to 11.30 AM
SMS Hospital OPD time from April to September

Best time to visit SMS Hospital Jaipur OPD 

More than 10,000 patients visit SMS Hospital OPD on a daily basis. It’s important that you avoid the crowd when vising the outdoor patient department of the hospital. 

You should ideally reach the OPD early in the morning and register yourself. To make your visit more convenient, you can make an online OPD registration. 

Jaipur SMS Hospital OPD location 

SMS Hospital OPD is located near Rambagh Circle. It’s nearly 1 km from Ajmeri Gate. the hospital is also accessible via JLN Marg. 

Some interesting facts

A few things you should know about SMS Hospital OPD: 

  • There are nearly 260 doctors at SMS Hospital specialising in different medical fields. There are nearly 700 nursing staff members. 
  •  SMS Hospital in Jaipur is one of the most famous hospitals in Rajasthan. With a 2900-bed capacity, over 10,000 patients visit the OPD of the hospital on a daily basis. 
  • SMS Hospital was started about 80 years ago with 12 doctors but it is now one of the most popular hospitals. Patents from not only Jaipur and Rajasthan, but from across the country people come here for the treatment of rare diseases.
  • The SMS hospital was founded on March 3, 1934. There were only 10 rooms at the time of the launch. The hospital was built with a budget of Rs 6 lakh. 
  • The erstwhile king of Jaipur Sawai Mansingh was the founder of the hospital. Since he was a polo player, he used to get injured very frequently. He wanted to build a hospital in Jaipur so that people didn’t have to go to Delhi and Mumbai for treatment.
  • In 2017-18, the hospital was registered in the Guinness Book of Records for attending a record number of outdoor patients.
  • The hospital which recognised internationally for its research on COVID-19 treatment during the pandemic. 

First published: January 11, 2023
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