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R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital

R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital

Established : 1886 (as Calcutta School of Medicine)
1887 (as Calcutta Medical School)
1895 (as College of Physicians & Surgeons of Bengal)
1904 (as Calcutta Medical School and College of
Physicians & Surgeons of Bengal)
1916 (as Belgachhia Medical College)s
1919 (as Carmichael Medical College)
1948 (as R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital)
Type : Co-Education
President : --
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Dr. Parthajit Banerjee
Former Name : --
Location : Kolkata
Affiliation(s) : West Bengal University of Health Sciences
Category : Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree/ Diploma
Accreditation / Recognition : MCI
Department(s) : Health, Medical & Pharmaceuticals

Under Graduate :

Subjects Total number of seats
MBBS 150/Year

Post Graduate :

Discipline Total number of seats
MD General Medicine 12 (6R+6P)
MD, Dermatology, Venerology & leprosy 01P
MD, Anesthesiology 07P
MD, Psychiatry 01P
MD Paediatric Medicine 05 (2R+3P)
MD, TB & RD 03 (1R + 2P)
MD, Forensic Medicine 04P
MD, Physiology 07R
MD, Pharmacology 04R
MD, Pathology 08P
MD, Microbiology 06P
MD/MS, Anatomy 05R
MD, Community Medicine 05P
MD Obstetrics & Gynaecology 05 P12 (6R + 6P)
MS, General Surgery 12 (6P + 6R)
MS, Ophthalmology 01P
MS, Otorhinolaryngology 04 (2R + 2P)
MD, Orthopaedics 04 (2R + 2P)
DA (Anaesthesiology) 04R
Degree - 101 + Diploma - 4 105/Year
P - Permitted
R - Recognized

Post Graduate Super-speciality courses :

Discipline Total number of seats
DM (Cardiology) 6
M.Ch. (Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery) 4

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Speciality Services -

  • »  Intensive Therapy unit
  • »  Intensive Coronary Care Unit
  • »  Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • »  Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • »  Cardiovascular Science
  • »  Radiotherapy & Brachytherapy
  • »  Cardio thoracic Surgery
  • »  Anti retroviral treatment centre
  • »  Thalassemia detection and care centre
  • »  Dialysis
  • »  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • »  Neurosurgery
  • »  Urosurgery

R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital is medical school and hospital in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is the first and oldest non-governmental medical colleges in Asia and one of the premiere medical colleges in India.

It was the last half of the 19th Centaury and the spirit of 'Nationalism' soar high the people of India . The medical fraternity was equally charged with the fervor of 'Nationalism.'. In 1886, Dr.Radha Gobinda .Kar returned from U.K and convened a meeting on 18th October, to establish a Medical School separate from the official institutions under the British rulers. It was attended by the stalwarts like Dr. Mahendranath Benerjee , Dr Akshoy Kumar Dutta, Dr Bipin Behari Moitra, Dr.M.l.De , Dr. B.G.Banerjee, Dr.Kunda Bhattachayra and many others.

Thus in the same year, Calcutta Medical School came into existence. Later, it merged with another nationalist organization' College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal ' and the Belgachia Medical College ' came into being in 1916. it was inaugurated by the then Governor of Bengal Lord Carmichael with its first batch of 48 students.

After the demise of Dr.Radh Govinda Kar , the College was named after him. The Ex-students' Association was formed in 1932 and the first Re-union took place under the presidency of

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