Education in India

Calcutta Medical College - Medical College Kolkata India

Funded and managed by the Government of West Bengal, the Calcutta Medical College is one of the best medical colleges in the entire State, adorned with nationwide prominence. This historic and glorious calcutta medical college is has the distinction of being the oldest medical college in India, and the very first medical institute of its kind in entire Asia. It was established quite prudently by the British Empire in 1835, just after which the Madras Medical College was set up in the same year.

The main objective of setting up this medical college Bengal, was to teach and train people in the European Medicine and Treatment Therapies. Till the year 2002, this widely famous calcutta medical college india was closely affiliated to the University of Calcutta, and provided all its medical courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Today, this medical college kolkata is duly affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, for providing highly illustrious degrees in medical sciences and surgeries. Again, at present, this medical college kolkata india, is one of the hugely reputed medical college in India, which has been offering medical education and training to a large number of students and professionals belonging to West Bengal and other States of India. Here, it may also be mentioned that, this calcutta medical college is associated with one of the largest hospitals in West Bengal, in order to provide the best possible and comprehensive training to its students at varying professional and hierarchic levels. The associated hospital is well-equipped with a large number of medical departments and super-specialty sections.

A rather extensive range of medical courses is offered by this calcutta medical college and hospital at undergraduate and postgraduate hierarchies. The following are its fully professional and most reputed medical courses:

  • MBBS
  • MD - Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine, General Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive and Social Medicine, Dermatology, Radiotherapy, and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • MS - General Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, and orthopedics.
  • Postgraduate Diplomas - Anesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, and TB and Chest Diseases.
  • Nursing Courses - Nursing (GNM), Diploma in GNM, B. Sc (Nursing).
  • Technician's Diplomas - Medical Lab Technology, Radio-diagnosis, Radiotherapy, ENT, Cardio Thoracic, Physical Medicine, Eco Cardiogram, etc.
  • And, Super-specialty courses of DM and M. Ch.

For its highly popular MBBS courses, a total of 250 students are admitted every year, which belong to West Bengal and other parts of India. For postgraduate courses of MD and MS, the total number of candidates selected every year is about 80. And, for its postgraduate diploma courses, the seats available are 85. Competent and bright students are selected on the basis of their respective marks and ranks obtained in the medical entrance exams conducted by the government of West Bengal and the Government of India, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For getting more and the latest information about the medical courses of this calcutta medical college, and its admission criteria, please visit its website (www.medicalcollege