Agartala Government Medical College

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Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC), Agartala
Agartala Government Medical College (shield).jpg
Established August 1, 2005
Type Institute of Medical Science
Academic staff 216
Students 515 + 100 Interns
Undergraduates 500
Postgraduates 15
Location Agartala, Tripura, India
Website agmc.nic.in
Main academic building

Agartala Government Medical College is located at Agartala, the capital city of Tripura, one of the north-eastern states of India. It is at Kunjaban near the Malancha Nivas", home of Rabindranath Tagore at Agartala. The college is in cooperation with the G.B. Hospital which is the hospital of the college. It is completely run by the government of Tripura.

Description[edit]

The college was established in 2005 and the foundation stone was laid by the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh. The college is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and is affiliated to Tripura University.

Departments[edit]

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Pathology
  5. Pharmacology
  6. Microbiology
  7. Forensic Medicine
  8. Community Medicine
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. ENT
  11. Medicine
  12. Surgery
  13. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  14. Pediatrics
  15. Psychiatry
  16. Anaesthesiology
  17. Radiodiagnosis
  18. Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases (Chest Medicine)
  19. Dentistry
  20. Dermatology, STD & Leprosy
  21. Orthopaedics

Education[edit]

Seat distribution[edit]

The annual intake of students for the course of MBBS is 100, divided as follows:[1]

Eligibility For Admission[edit]

A candidate who has completed the age of 17 years on or before 31 December of the corresponding year is eligible for admission. Date of birth as recorded in the Madhyamik / 10th Standard / School Leaving Certificate issued by the concerned Board of Education will be taken as authentic.

Candidates must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years of study, the last two years of study consisting of Physics, Chemistry and Biology or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than core course of English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on education. All or any such examination must be recognized by the Tripura University for the purpose of admission.

All candidates (Tripura State quota – 75 seats) should appear in the Joint Entrance Examination, conducted by the Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination, for admission to this Medical College.

Admission will be as per the merit list of Joint Entrance Counseling Committee constituted by the Govt. of Tripura.

All admissions are subject to verification of the original certificates / documents produced by the candidates. Regarding the eligibility of any applicant, the decision of the Joint Entrance Board, Govt. of Tripura and the Medical College Authorities as per the MCI guideline shall be final.

All admissions are subject to Medical Fitness of the candidate.

AGMC Main Academic Building at Night
  • Academic Calendar
Commencement of classes 1 August
Duration of Semesters Six Months
Course Duration Four & Half Year
Internship 1 year
  • Grouping of subjects for examination
MBBS Name Of Subject Duration
1st MBBS Anatomy, Physiology & Bio Chemistry 2 Semesterss
2nd MBBS Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology & Forensic Medicine 3 Semesters
3rd MBBS (Part I) Ophthalmology, ENT & Community Medicine 2 Semesters
3rd MBBS (Part II) General Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecolgoy, Paediatrics 2 Semesters

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Campus Life[edit]

Karl Landsteiner Auditorium

The Medical College campus is spread over 42 acres of land. It includes :

  • A 300 capacity Boys’ Hostel.
  • 200 capacity Girls’ Hostel.
  • 40 capacity Girls’ Intern.
  • 60 capacity Boys Intern.
  • 350 capacity Nurses Hostel.
  • 200 capacity Resident Doctor Hostel.
  • 132 units of staff quarters for Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Tutor / Sr. Residents. 96 Units of Staff quarters for Jr. Resident / Technical Assistant etc. and 12 units of Staff quarter for Professor.
  • A 660 sitting capacity Auditorium named after Karl Landsteiner.
  • A Gymnasium equipped with modern Instruments.
  • Play Ground and a Branch of a Bank with ATM facility.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://agmc.nic.in/agmcadmission.html
  2. ^ http://agmc.nic.in/agmcabout.html
  3. ^ http://agmc.nic.in/agmccampus.html

External links[edit]