Calcutta National Medical College
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|Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata|
|Type||Medical College and Hospital|
|Principal||Prof. (Dr.) Samir Chandra Ghosh Roy|
|Affiliations||West Bengal University of Health Sciences|
Out of the six medical colleges in Kolkata, Calcutta National Medical College has its origin in the National Medical Institute or "Jatiya Ayurbigyan Vidyalaya" in 1921, founded as a product of the Non-cooperation movement. It was inaugurated by Subhas Chandra Bose. It was affiliated with the University of Calcutta till 2003. It is currently affiliated with the West Bengal University of Health Sciences.
Admission to this institute is on a merit basis and by national-level competitive examinations.
Calcutta National Medical College is locally known as Chittaranjan hospital. It was established in 1948. In 1967 the institute was nationalized. The college is accredited by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
Every year 150 students are admitted to the MBBS course based on their West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) rankings and their All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) scores. At present there are 18 vacancies for postgraduate degree courses and 30 for diploma courses.
Notable alumni 
- Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay (physician), first Indian and second physician in the world to perform in-vitro fertilization.
- Dr. Bimal Ghosh, a noted gastroenterologist who had operated on Ronald Reagan.
- Dr Avijit Lahiri, Director of Cardiac Imaging & Research Department in Wellington Hospital, United Kingdom.
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