Government Medical Colleges in West Bengal

by Madhurashree Bhat, August 27, 2020

Government Medical Colleges in West Bengal Accepting NEET

All the students aspiring to pursue a career in the medical field are screened through a paper test set by NTA- National Test Agency. This exam is a common entrance test- NEET that stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. There are a total 41, 388 government medical colleges in India and 35, 540 private medical colleges. But, every year, millions of students appear for the competitive exams to secure a seat in a medical college. The number of students being so many as compared to the number of seats available in the colleges makes it a very tough goal for all MBBS or BDS aspirants to get an admission in a college of their choice.

In the state of West Bengal, there are many government medical colleges offering graduate and a postgraduate degree in the field of medicine and surgery. These colleges accept admission on the basis of scores in NEET exam. It is to be noted that the institutions approved by the medical council of India can only offer the medical courses that will be recognized. So, to get admission in your choice of a medical college in West Bengal, you must know the availability of seats, what are the MCI recognized institutes, etc.

There are total 14 government institutions in West Bengal that offer a graduate degree in MBBS and 3 government institutions offer a degree in BDS. In addition, 4 government institutions offer a bachelor's degree in homoeopathy- BHMS and 1 govt. medical college in West Bengal offers a degree in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery- BAMS. Below the table enlists the name of govt. medical colleges in West Bengal so that medical aspirants may find it useful and may apply as per the state eligibility.


List of Government Medical Colleges in West Bengal 

Serial No.

Name of the College

Location

Under University Name

Course

Per Year Intake/Seats

1.      

Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

200

2.      

Medical College

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

250

3.      

Calcutta National Medical College

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

250

4.      

Nilratan Sircar Medical College

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

250

5.      

Burdawan Medical College

Burdawan

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

200

6.      

RG Kar Medical College and Hospital

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

250

7.      

Dr R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BDS

100

8.      

College of Medicine and JNM Hospital

Kalyani

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

125

9.      

ESI PGIMSR ESIC Medical College and ESIC Hospital

Joka, Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

100

10. 

National Institute of Homeopathy

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BHMS

93

11. 

Bankura Sammilani Medical College

Bankura

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

200

12. 

North Bengal Medical College and Hospital

Sushrutanagar

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

200

13. 

The Calcutta Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BHMS

50

14. 

Malda Medical College and Hospital

Malda

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

125

15. 

College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital

Kolkata

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

100

16. 

JB Roy State Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital

Kolkata

College of West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BAMS

60

17. 

North Bengal Dental College

Sushrutanagar

College of West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BDS

50

18. 

Midnapore Medical College

Midnapore

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

200

19. 

Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital

Murshidabad

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

MBBS

125

20. 

Burdwan Dental College and Hospital

Burdwan

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BDS

100

21. 

Burdwan Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital

Burdwan

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BHMS

50

22. 

Midnapore Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital 

Midnapore

West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

BHMS

50

 

Seat Availability in Govt. Medical Colleges

The availability of seats is also subjected to quota system as per which 85% of the seats are reserved for students under state quota and the remaining 15% of the seats belong to the All India quota. Therefore, as per the state quota system, students may apply for medical courses in these colleges as per their state quota eligibility.


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Government Medical Colleges in West Bengal