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North Bengal Medical College, [NBMC] Darjeeling Reviews

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SuVankar
SuVankar
MBBS, batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

The college conducts regional fests and cultural events like Saraswati Puja, Plasma (annual fest), and freshers welcome party.

Life in college is good.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

There are 4 hostels. PG options are also available which costs INR 3000 per month.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

Class timing starts from 9 am to 4 pm. The course curriculum includes internal assessment, projects, and final exams. My overall experience is good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
4/10

The scholarships offered are INR 9000 for each eligible student under Oasis (government scholarship) and Bikash Bhaban.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The basic eligibility is 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks or above. For admission, students should clear NEET with a qualifying cutoff of minimum 50% marks (ranks between 704-130) for the general category.



Suman
Suman
M.B.B.S., batch of 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

This college is under West Bengal University Of Health Sciences, offers MBBS, MD, MS courses.To enter into the MBBS course you will have to give All India NEET exam and secure a rank.



Dr-Arunabha
Dr-Arunabha
M.B.B.S., batch of 2013
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

There are many programs which run on our college campus throughout the year as FRESHER DAY. This college is good according to me for studying as it is located in the geographically suitable area.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

There are 4 boys hostel and 2 girls hostel. The fees are very nominal around 160 per year excluding the cost of meals in the hostel. For meals, we used to spend around INR 4000 to 5000 per month. The classrooms were big like theatre mode. Wifi was not available on our college campus. 


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

The routine was fixed from 8:00 am till 1 pm. My overall experience in this college has been upto my satisfactory level. The quality of teaching is 2nd best in West Bengal according to me.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

The course fee for MBBS was around INR 9000 per year excluding admission fee. There is also separate hostel fee and an annual fee for journal or college magazine. Bank loans are easily available in the name of Education Loan from any reputed bank in India as STATE BANK OF INDIA or HDFC or AXIS BANK or ICICI BANK or PNB, etc.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

I started the internship with stipend at around INR 16000 per month. There is no system of campusing in the medical field in West Bengal.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For admission to MBBS, I gave WBJEE examination. The cut-off score was around 50%. But the competition was huge as the number of seats were only 1500 approx. 



Towhid
Towhid
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10
  • There is no students societies but a student union present in North Bengal Medical College.
  • Our main festival is Saraswati puja and plasma which is celebrated in the campus.
  • The college life is good.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • There are 4 hostels present in North Bengal Medical College.
  • The food is healthy and cost Rs. 40 per meal.
  • The hostel fee (including food cost) Rs. 4,000 per month.
  • The quality of classroom is good.
  • The wifi facility is available on the campus.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10
  • There are 3 classes conducted per day at North Bengal Medical College.
  • The exams are conducted in every semester.
  • The quality and method of teaching are good.
  • Overall experience in college is good.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10
  • In North Bengal Medical College semester fee is Rs. 9,000, exam fee is Rs. 2,000 and food and lodging fee are Rs. 4,000 per month and including all fee the course fee is Rs. 60,000 per annum.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10
  • After 4.5 years there is an internship program for the students at North Bengal Medical College.
  • The stipend is available for the students during an internship.
  • The students get placed in a good hospital.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria for joining North Bengal Medical College is clearing the WBJEE exam.


Anuradha
Anuradha
M.B.B.S., batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
5/10
  • There are no clubs or student societies in North Bengal Medical College.
  • There are many sports events like football, cricket, volleyball for the boys and occasionally a throwball for the girls and badminton.
  • The boys hostels have a gymnasium too and there is a gym in the college itself for both men and women of the college, that is inclusive of proffessors and other teaching staff.
  • An annual festival is held in our college PLASMA in the month of September, which is a highlighted event of our college and very well attended because of the band performances, competitions and otherwise fun and frolic.
  • There is an alumni organised reunion for the college alumni called Nostalgia , which too is a fun event for the passed out students and teachers to come back to the college and take part in activities like dance, musi, drama etc.
  • The life in college in general they can give you a mixed experience depending on your expectations.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10
  • The hostel options are many for an outstation student, there are three girls hostels and three boys hostels in North Bengal Medical College.
  • The hostel fee is Rs. 12 per month for boys hostel and Rs. 8 per month for the girl's hostel.
  • The options for a PG accommodation is limited but if sought could be an upwards of Rs. 4,000 per month.
  • The per meal cost of the hostel mess is around Rs. 30.
  • The quality of the mess food is not something a person can fill a stomach every day as is the situation with most hostel messes in colleges.
  • The lecture theatres of my college have a high capacity to accommodate more students than there are in any batch some of which are air conditioned, anatomy halls practical laboratories of the pre-clinical subjects are present and are subject to Medical council of India visits, and as of now another lecture theatre is in the construction along with an auditorium and a Post- graduate students' hostel for boys and girls.
  • Wifi has been made available to us from this year itself.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10
  • The class timings in North Bengal Medical College are usually from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from Monday to Saturday depending upon the subjects in that year and with a lunch time from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
  • The ward classes can begin as early as 7 am.
  • The classes are of utmost importance to a medical student especially the ward postings which are scheduled from before and taken seriously.
  • My overall experience is something that I would like to equate in terms of exposure to the medical field, which if utilized properly in this college can be very engrossing to an eager student or a trainee and provide useful field knowledge and experience for the future as a doctor.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10
  • The course fee in North Bengal Medical College per semester is Rs. 4,500.
  • The exam fee is Rs. 600 per subject not exceeding Rs. 2,000 as of now.
  • Scholarships are available to an SC/ST student and those belonging to the minority section after furnishing documents about the financial status of the students.
  • Loans are not needed mostly, but if so required they can be availed from SBI, ICICI banks usually after salary statements of the family, it is quite a lengthy procedure and more than often doesn't work out if you want a loan of a lesser sum than most other education loans.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
6/10
  • The One-year compulsory rotatory Internship is after completing the full course of MBBS studies in North Bengal Medical College.
  • The stipend can vary from State to State and year depending upon the Pay commission, but currently, the internship stipend is Rs. 18,500 per month.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • I am studying MBBS in North Bengal Medical College which is in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal.
  • Since it is a Government medical college, I got a seat through the NEET- UG 2013 exam which was a national entrance exam that year.
  • My General category rank was near about 900 or so in the State level.
  • The eligibility criteria for the entrance exam as a General category student was a minimum of 50% in the Higher secondary examination.
  • A medical college as such doesn't have any cut-offs as regards to the higher secondary level exam because of the entrance exam.


Kaustubh
Kaustubh
M.B.B.S., batch of 2018
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • Daily routine in North Bengal Medical College is set by the MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA.
  • Department and the Teaching professional are very good.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

 

  • Course fee in North Bengal Medical College is Rs. 9,000 per year (EXCLUDING HOSTEL CHARGES WHICH IS RS. 12 PER MONTH).
  • Scholarship are provided to the minority students.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • North Bengal Medical College provides compulsory internship programs to the students.
  • The stipend of Rs. 19,000 is provided to a students.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

 

  • Eligibility criteria for joining the North Bengal Medical College, [NBMC] Darjeeling is passing the 12th standard (IN PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, AND BIOLOGY) with 60%.
  • The students have to pass the NEET exam to get admission in the college.
  • The cut-off available to general category is 69 to 70%


Avishek
Avishek
M.B.B.S., batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION for medical is required for the admission.
  • Cut off is 60%. I am now in final year