Northern Railway Central Hospital is not only an industrial hospital, but also an academic institution, with well qualified and experienced faculty, actively involved in academic activities, clinical research, and publication of research on regular basis. Faculty is frequently called by various institutions and associations for expert talks and lectures at different platforms. Hospital is recognized by MCI for internship and junior residency. Hospital is affiliated with National Board of Examinations for teaching, training, practical evaluation and research of medical graduates for various postgraduate programmes in General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Obs. and Gynecology, Pathology, Anesthesia with good track of candidates in all the specialties. Appreciating the good track record of candidates, and the robust infrastructure and excellent faculty, National Board of Examinations has increased the number of DNB candidates in most of the specialties. Senior Residency scheme is operational in the hospital since year 2000 in specialties like General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Obs. and Gynecology, Pathology, Anesthesiology, Dentistry, Pediatrics and Microbiology. Soon this scheme will be extended to Radiology and Oncology. Hospital also provides practical training to nursing students of various nursing colleges and physiotherapy graduates.
Administration is working hard to make NRCH state of the art Indian Railway Institute of Medical Sciences (IRIMS) with facilities of Post Graduation MD/MS courses in major specialties.