Medical College, Kolkata is government medical institution that came up in 1838 in Kolkata, West Bengal. The first medical institution in West Bengal. From the year 2002 affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata. Prior to 2002 affiliated to University of Calcutta.

UG / PG Courses – The UG course is MBBS. The PG courses are in Diploma, MD, MS, DM and MCh. The Courses are recognized by Medical Council of India.

Origin of College: The initiation and efforts of Lord William Bentick helped pass a government order to set up the first medical institution in West Bengal. Thus was founded Calcutta Medical College in the year 1835 and the day was 25th January.

Admission in MBBS Course – For getting admission into MBBS course in Medical College, Kolkata, the students have to qualify Joint Entrance Examinations – conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board.  The selection of the students is done based on the ranks obtained in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations.

Medical College, Kolkata

State

Name of
Medical Institution

University

Management

Year of Establishment

MBBS Seats

PG Seats

West Bengal

Medical College, Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

Govt.

1838

250

238

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College Name Medical College, Kolkata
Management Govt.
Established In 1838
Affiliation West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata
Recognition Recognized by Medical Council of India
Address 88, College Street, Kolkata – 700 073, West Bengal
Telephone +91-33-22414920, 22551633, 22123853
Mobile +91-9433314385, 9433254572, 9434030272, 9433026311
Fax +91-33-22123770, 22123770
Email drutpaldatta@yahoo.com, prin_kmch@wbhealth.gov.in
Website www.medicalcollegekolkata.org
MBBS 250. Admissions based on West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination.
PG 238. Admissions based on West Bengal PG Medical Admission Test.
Attached Hospital Kolkata Medical College & Hospital
Beds 1423
Out Patients 5000 out patients are treated per day by the hospital
Hospital Blocks Ezra Hospital, Sir John Anderson Casualty Block. David Hare Block, Eden Hospital, Green Building,Regional Institute of Ophthalmology & Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine
Deparments Department of General Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine & Department of Community Medicine

PG Specialization Courses at Medical College, Kolkata

PG Specialization of 35 different courses for 238 seats is available in Medical College, Kolkata.  Admissions are based on the competitive entrance examination conducted by West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

Admission in PG Course – For getting admission into PG Diploma MD / MS / DM / MCh course in Medical College, Kolkata, the MBBS graduates have to qualify West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission Test Examination (WBPGMAT) – conducted by West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS).  The selection of the students is done based on the ranks obtained in WBPGMAT.

S. No.

PG Specialization Courses

PG Seats

1

Diploma in Anesthesia (DA)

6

2

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO)

20

3

Diploma in Ophthalmology (DOMS)

20

4

Diploma in Orthopaedics (D Ortho)

8

5

Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology  (DOMS)

4

6

Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD)

14

7

DM – Cardiology

3

8

DM – Clinical Haematology

3

9

DM – Endocrinology

2

10

DM – Neurology

1

11

M.Ch – Cardio Thoracic Surgery

6

12

M.Ch – Paediatric Surgery

2

13

M.Ch – Plastic Surgery

4

14

MD – Anaesthesiology

4

15

MD – Bio-Chemistry

3

16

MD – Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

5

17

MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

4

18

MD – General Medicine

23

19

MD – Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion

2

20

MD – Microbiology

2

21

MD – Paediatrics

9

22

MD – Pathology

9

23

MD – Pharmacology

2

24

MD – Physiology

4

25

MD – Psychiatry

1

26

MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology

4

27

MD – Radiotherapy

6

28

MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine

3

29

MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine

1

30

MD/MS – Anatomy

6

31

MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology

15

32

MD/MS – Ophthalmology

13

33

MS – ENT

4

34

MS – General Surgery

21

35

MS – Orthopaedics

4

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