Bankura Sammilani Medical College

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Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital
বাঁকুড়া সম্মিলনী মেডিক্যাল কলেজ
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Bankura Sammilani Medical College
Established 1956
Affiliation West Bengal University of Health Sciences
Undergraduates 150
Postgraduates 29
Location Bankura, West Bengal, India
Website www.bsmc.org.in

Bankura Sammilani Medical College (বাঁকুড়া সম্মিলনী মেডিক্যাল কলেজ) is a hospital and medical college in the Bankura district of the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bankura Sammilani Medical College

Establishment[edit]

B.S. Medical College in its current form was established in 1956 by Bankura Sammilani Trust. The college was taken over by Government of West Bengal in 1961 with an initial student strength of 25. The Medical Council of India officially recognized its postgraduate degree courses in General Medicine,General Surgery,Pediatrics and Gynecology & Obstetrics in March 2009.[1]Its postgraduate degree courses in Pathology and Preventive and Social medicine were approved by the council since March, 2010.

Location[edit]

The college is located in Bankura District of West Bengal. Its spread over a big area from Lokepur (where the administrative building, the classes and lecture theater of First Prof M.B.B.S., and the Ophthalmology, Cardiology and Dialysis Unit are located) to Govindanagar (where the main campus of the Hospital and the classes of other year are situated).[2]

Admission[edit]

The College is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences since 2003. Before that it awarded degrees from the Calcutta University.

It has 100 MBBS seats and postgraduate degree seats. Recently total seat for MBBS course has been increased to 150.

Admission to this college is by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination and the All India Pre Medical Test. 15% of total seats are for the CBSE PMT students.

And for admission in PG courses one has to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Post Graduate or Kolkata PGMEE.

Other features[edit]

  • There are 4 hostels for boys (Namely: Dr. S.R. Bhattacharya, Dr. B.C. Roy, Chummery and Rabin Hall) and 2 hostels for girls.
  • There is play ground situated in front of Dr S.R.Bhattacharya hostel, which hosts all intra college outdoor tournaments.
  • Dr. B.C.Roy hostel is equipped with a canteen for boys and girls.
  • Two small grounds inside Dr. B.C.Roy and Dr. S.R.B. hostel is the place to host indoor tournaments like badminton, short cricket etc.
  • All hostels are equipped with common room with cable Televisions.

Library[edit]

The library boasts of having 15,000 books and over 30,000 journals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ official website
  2. ^ official website

External links[edit]