Since the state of West Bengal enrolls some of the finest students to its medical colleges, so the admission procedure is very stringent. The students must appear for the pre medical common entrance test in order to seek admission to the under graduate medical programs. The required criteria to seat for this test are the candidate should be at the least 17 years old. Moreover, he should also have qualified the HSC or equivalent with Biology, Physics, Chemistry and English with a minimum of 50% marks.
Medical Courses Offered
Following are the medical courses available at the medical colleges of West Bengal.
- M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
- B. P. T. (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)
- B. Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
- B. H. M. S. (Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
- B. D. S. (Bachelor of Dental Sciences)
- B. M. L. T. (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology)
- M.S. (Master of Surgery)
- M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
- Postgraduate Diploma in medicine
The most sought after specializations available to the medical students of West Bengal can be enumerated below.
- Obstetrics & gynecology
- Radio Diagnosis
- Forensic Medicine
Medical Colleges in West bengal
|Bankura Sammilani Medical College||P.O. Kenduadihi Bankura-722102||03242-251324/250434|
|Burdwan Medical College & Hospital||Burdwan, West Bengal -713104||0342-2558641 to 43/2558646|
|Calcutta National Medical College||24 Gora Chand Lane University of Calcutta (Govt.) Calcutta-700014||033-22440555|
|Medical College, Kolkata||88, College Street, Kolkata-700073||033-2212-3853, 2212-3741|
|Nilratan Sircar Medical College||138, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata - 700014||033-22653333, 22441330|
|North Bengal Medical College||P.O. Sushruta Nagar , Siliguri, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India - 734012||0353-2585478|
|RG Kar Medical College||1, Kshudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata-700004||033-2555-7656 / 7675|