The college under the leadership of Prof. Hadi Hasan, who was a leading force in the fund raising campaign. Neatrly eight million rupees were collected from all corners of the nation. The medical college was declared open on 2 October 1962 (the 93rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi) with an intake of 1st Batch of 40 MBBS students and the same strength continued up to 1984. The intake was increased from 40 to 100 students in 1985 and this remained so up to 1995. The academic session of 1996–97 witnessed a further increase in the intake of MBBS students up to 150 as well as beginning of BDS course with intake of 40 students in the first batch by the permission of MCI and DCI respectively.
Government of India decided to upgrade the institute as part of phase-2 of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana whereby the Central Government will bear 80% of the cost of up gradation and 20% cost will be borne by State Government. The up-gradation work is under progress.
^Professor Hadi Hasan – An introduction to his life and contributions, By Syed Ziaur Rahman, The Alig (The Newsletter of Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association Northern California), California, USA, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2000: 8–9
^Hadi Hasan – An introduction to his Life & contributions, By Syed Ziaur Rahman, The Hadi (Millennium Special Edition), Hadi Hasan Hall Magazine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2002–2003: 1–3
^Professor Syed Hadi Hasan – An overview of his life & contributions, The Hadi, Annual Magazine of Hadi Hasan Hall, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2009–2010