King George's Medical University was in 1911. The institution is committed to disseminating and advancing knowledge in biomedical sciences and establishing itself as a center of excellence in tertiary-level health care in the state. The college was affiliated with Allahabad University. King George's Medical University is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lucknow, which is the capital of India’s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. In the 19th century, the town was known as the seat of Nawabs of Awadh and the center of the arts - music, painting, dance, ‘shatranj' or chess, kite flying, and ‘tehzeeb' or culture. The university campus adjoins the crowded ‘Chowk' area and is off Shahmina Road, very close to River Gomti.
The university campus is spread over an area of 100,000 sq meters. It is situated about 5 km from Charbagh Railway Station and is connected to all parts of the city by public transport systems such as bus, tempo, and taxi.