Medical College, Kolkata is one of the oldest medical colleges in Asia formerly known as Calcutta Medical College. The institution was established in the year 1835 by the order of William Bentinck who was the Governor-General of India. The institution is well recognised in the national and international level for its excellence towards research work, medical education and patient care. The institution has given its excellence towards studies and research, it helps to bring out advanced knowledge through high-end research.
The Mission of the institute is to be distinguished as a leader among medical institutions by providing exemplary medical education, higher training, safe patient care, quality research, innovations through community collaboration and commitment to serve the underserved. Medical College, [MC] Kolkata offers courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Degree programmes such as MD, MD and Diplomas are offered. To form an effective knowledge base, the college undertakes high end research activities at the super speciality level, DM course is offered.
At the undergraduate level, the institute provides diploma courses in paramedical disciplines such as Medical Lab Technology, Radiography, Critical Care Technology and so on. These can be for a duration of 2-3 years. Admission to these courses is by appearing for the West Bengal Paramedical Admission examination. Complete details of the subjects available are in the table given below-
|DMLT||Medical Lab Technology|
|DCLT||Cath Lab Technician|
|DCCT||Critical Care Tech|
|DNEP||Neuro Electro Physiology|
|DOTT||Operation Theatre Tech|
|D OPT||Optometry and Ophthalmic Technique|
At the postgraduate level, the institute offers courses such as Master of Surgery [MS] and Doctor of Medicine [MD]. A total of 15 specializations are offered for specialization in each of these courses. Both MD and MS are for a duration of 2 years each. For admission to these courses, candidates have to appear for NEET-PG examination.
In addition to the regular post graduation courses, the institute also offers Post Graduate Diploma [PGD] in 6 different subjects. They are listed in the table below-
|PG [Post Graduate Diploma]||
At the doctoral level of study, the college offers a Doctorate of Medicine [DM] course for further specialization and nuanced study. This helps to provide the medical professionals an edge in their field. All subjects available for specialization are given in the table below-
|MC, Kolkata Contact Details|
|Address||Medical College Kolkata,
88, College St, College Square,
West Bengal 700073
|Phone||(033) 2255 1621|
How to contact the college?
Where is the college located?
Medical College, KolkataAddress: 88, College St, College Square,
Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
What are super speciality courses?
The college offers Super Speciality courses in some subjects, the course culminates in the DM or Doctorate of medicine degree.Following are the subjects offered-