Calcutta National Medical College

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Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata
Established 1948
Type Medical College and Hospital
Principal Samir Chandra Ghosh Roy
Location Kolkata, India
Affiliations West Bengal University of Health Sciences

One of the seven 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.

Academic Section of Calcutta National Medical College

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.

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