Anwer Khan Modern Medical College

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Anwer Khan Modern Medical College
আনোয়ার খান মডার্ন মেডিকেল কলেজ
Anwer Khan Modern Medical College logo.png
Logo of Anwer Khan Modern Medical College
Type Private medical school
Established 2008 (2008)
Academic affiliation
University of Dhaka
Chairman Anwer Hossain Khan
Principal Md. Fazlur Rahman
Academic staff
100 (2011)[1]
Location Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
23°44′44″N 90°22′57″E / 23.745654°N 90.382433°E / 23.745654; 90.382433Coordinates: 23°44′44″N 90°22′57″E / 23.745654°N 90.382433°E / 23.745654; 90.382433
Campus Urban
Website akmmc.edu.bd/new/

Anwer Khan Modern Medical College (AKMMC) (Bengali: আনোয়ার খান মডার্ন মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a private medical school in Bangladesh, established in 2008. It is located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. It is affiliated with University of Dhaka as a constituent college.

It offers a five-year course of study leading to a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. A one-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.

The college is attached to 450-bed Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital. Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal (AKMMCJ) is the official journal of the college.

History[edit]

Modern Health Group established Anwer Khan Modern Medical College in 2008.[2] Instruction begain in 2009.[3]

Campus[edit]

The college is located in Dhanmondi Thana, Dhaka.[3] It is attached to 450-bed teaching hospital Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Hospital.[4]

Organization and administration[edit]

The college is affiliated with Dhaka University as a constituent college.[3][5] The founder chairman of the college is Anwer Hossain Khan. The principal is Md. Fazlur Rahman.[6]

Academics[edit]

The college offers a five-year course of study, approved by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC), leading to a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Dhaka University. After passing the final professional examination, there is a compulsory one-year internship. The internship is a prerequisite for obtaining registration from the BMDC to practice medicine.[3][7] The academic calendar runs from January to December.[4] In October 2014, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare capped admission and tuition fees at private medical colleges at 1,990,000 Bangladeshi taka (US$25,750 as of 2014) total for their five-year courses.[8]

Admission for Bangladeshis to the MBBS programmes at all medical colleges in Bangladesh (government and private) is conducted centrally by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). It administers a written multiple choice question exam simultaneously throughout the country. Candidates are admitted based primarily on their score on this test, although grades at Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) level also play a part.[9] As of September 2015, the college is allowed to admit 110 students annually.[1]

Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal (AKMMCJ) is the official journal of the college.[10] It is an English-language, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published semi-annually in January and July. It accepts original research articles, review articles on topics of current interest, interesting case reports, and short communications on small topics. Submissions should not have been published previously, and should not be submitted to multiple publications concurrently.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 2 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Modern Health Group". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 31 August 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Anwer Khan Modern Medical College". World Directory of Medical Schools. 
  4. ^ a b "Anwer Khan Modern Medical College". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 4 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "List of Constituent Colleges/Institutes under the University of Dhaka". University of Dhaka. Archived from the original on 30 August 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Administration". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 22 August 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "List of Recognized medical and dental colleges". Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council. 
  8. ^ "Govt to fix maximum fees". New Age. Dhaka. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  9. ^ "Selection of candidate". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015. 
  10. ^ "Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal". Bangladesh Journals Online. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  11. ^ "AKMMC Journal". Anwer Khan Modern Medical College. Archived from the original on 28 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015.