Government Medical College, Bhavnagar was established in 1723 when the then ruler Bhavsinhji shifted his capital from Sihor to Bhavnagar. The Gohil dynasty itself is quite itself is quite old. They were in Sihor since 1570 and in Umrala or Ghogha and other places prior to that. It is said that their ancestors were from Marwar.It has one of the best faculties in the country is an acknowledged fact. It is this reason that Medical College Bhavnagar is chosen over others by the brightest of students. The students of Bhavnagar Medical College are its pride and its strength.