Self Learning Resource Center
FACILITIES REGARDING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The IT section of the college with the name of Self Learning Resource Center (SLRC) was started with just a few computers back in 2005. Gradually developing the SLRC section of the college with time the current setup now has almost 120 computers networked through wired and Wireless Local Area Network (LAN). The computers are distributed among all the head of departments/sections and for data entry among the employees in each department/section.
FACILITIES OF IT
1. IT LAB with Server Room
IT services for students include IT Lab having twenty-five computers networked through Local Area Network (LAN) and connected to centralized server.
Server offer file transfer protocol on which all the lectures are placed. This can be access through KGMC website link. Active directory is also configured on server.
2nd lab of twenty-five latest All-in-one PCs will be established at the end of 2019.
2. INTERNET FACILITY
The college has 24/7 WIFI internet facility in the college for the register students and faculty members to avail internet access at any place in the vicinity of the college.
SLRC providing internet facility to the main building of KGMC, computer lab for undergraduate students and girls hostel of KGMC. In addition, SLRC also providing internet facility to PGMED Section for the Postgraduate Scholars, Auditorium of KGMC and faculty of the KGMC.
For the access of internet two connections one from PTCL having 100 MB speed on fiber optic cable, while the other connection from PERN2 through HEC having 16MB CIR speed are acquired.
3. PERN2 CONNECTION
Recently the college acquired a PERN2 connection from HEC which a reliable and secure connection is offers a faster and dedicated internet bandwidth with static IP's. The PERN2 connection also provide an opportunity to do audio conferencing and Video Conferencing.
Following are the facilities which are included in the PERN2 Package.
3.1 DIGITAL LIBRARY
The college also has a Digital Library Access for the students and faculty. The Digital Library includes a powerful centralized server for storing the digital repository to be accessed by the students and faculty within the campus. Through digital library our students and faculty will have access to various medical journals which are beyond the scope of public access.
3.2 TURNITIN SOFTWARE
The college has Turnitin software facility which is acquired as part of the PERN2 connectivity from HEC. All supervisors have their Turnitin ID and they provide the facility to students in their research activities.
3.3 OFFICE365 SUBSCRIPTION
The college has office365 subscription. All faculty, staff and students have office365 accounts which are used for email communication.
3.4 LICENSED SOFTWARE
The college has also subscription to Microsoft licensed software. Office365 accounts provided to all faculty, staff and students for the access to licensed software via Microsoft Azure.
3.5 VIDEO CONFERENCING
The college has the facility of Video conferencing which can be used for faculty and undergraduate development and link us up nationally and internationally.
The college has the facility of Biometric Attendance database which will provide the complete attendance record and reports of each employees to the management. College has also their own employee payroll database. SLRC is responsible for the maintenance, backup and troubleshooting of these softwares.
5. OFFICIAL WEBSITE
The college has its own website having URL link www.kgmc.edu.pk which is maintained by Web Administrator of KGMC on a daily basis.
6. ONLINE STUDENT-FACULTY FEEDBACK SYSEM
The college has online student-faculty feedback system, which gives the student an opportunity to evaluate the performance of the faculty regarding their skills. This evaluation shows a brief picture to the management for the promotion of Basic and Clinical science faculty.
7. OMR (OPTICAL MARK RECOGNITION) SYSTEM:
The college has the facility of OMR system which is maintained by the Incharge SLRC. This popular recognition technology is used for the result generation of students’ internal tests and screening tests in recruitment of KGMC, HMC and IKD.
8. IT SUPPORT STAFF
The IT staff includes a computer programmer as Incharge of SLRC Section, one Network Administrator, one Web Administrator and six computer operators working in different departments of this college.
IT Staff also providing the facility of printing, scanning and software installation, troubleshooting to the students, faculty and staff of KGMC.
- Establishment of 2nd Lab for students having 25 latest All in one PCs.
- Establishment of Smart University (IT infrastructure, Surveillance cameras)
- Implementation of Shaukat Khanam HMIS software in KGMC.