Chittagong Medical College

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Chittagong Medical College
চট্টগ্রাম মেডিকেল কলেজ
Chittagong medical logo.gif
Logo of Chittagong Medical School
Type Public medical school
Established 1957 (1957)
Academic affiliation
Chittagong University
Principal Selim Mohammed Jahangir
Director Brigadier General Khondakar Shahidul Ghani
Students 1,050
Location Chittagong, Bangladesh
22°21′33.34″N 91°49′50.89″E / 22.3592611°N 91.8308028°E / 22.3592611; 91.8308028Coordinates: 22°21′33.34″N 91°49′50.89″E / 22.3592611°N 91.8308028°E / 22.3592611; 91.8308028
Campus Urban
Language English

Chittagong Medical College (CMC) (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 1957.[1] It is located in the south-eastern port city of Chittagong. It is the largest medical college in Chittagong Division and second largest medical college in Bangladesh. It is affiliated with Chittagong University.

Chittagong Medical College (1970)
College entrance

Organization and administration[edit]


Serial Name Period
1. Altaf Uddin Ahmed 11.06.1957 - 30.09.1966
2. A. Ahad (Incharge) 30.10.1966 - 11.06.1967
3. Syed AKM Hafizur Rahman 11.06.1967 - 20.05.1969
4. S.M. Hasan (Incharge) 20.05.1969 - 21.05.1969
5. Md. Shamsuzzoha 21.05.1969 - 06.08.1971
6. S.M. Hassan 06.08.1971 - 10.12.1971
Chittagong Medical College central field

Post graduate courses[edit]

There are 31 Post Graduate Courses in different disciplines running in CMC. It has MD courses in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Neuromedicine, Nephrology and Dermatology. It also runs MS courses in General Surgery, Urology, Pediatric Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, ENT, Ophthalmology and Obstetrics and gynaecology. The selection of students in various post graduate courses is done by the local admission committee under the directives of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and DGHS. The Admission test for MD,MS courses is held on the last Friday of September & M.Phil, MPH and all Diploma courses is held on the last Friday of March. Each year classes of MD, MS Courses start in January and M.Phil, MPH, Diploma Courses begin in July. Chittagong Medical College (CMC) is one of the few Medical Colleges in Bangladesh which has postgraduate courses along with graduation courses (MBBS and BDS). The postgraduate medical education program was introduced in 1992, with three diploma courses in Child Health (DCH), Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) and Anaesthesiology (DA) In 2002, a total of 28 post graduate courses were added in various clinical, para-clinical and basic subjects. In 2005, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology and Head neck surgery and MD in Forensic Medicine were included.

Among the 31 Post graduate (PG) courses MD in 9 disciplines, M.Phil in 6 disciplines, MPH in 1 discipline and diplomas in 7 disciplines. All the Post Graduate courses are organized as per the recommended ordinance & curriculum of the University of Chittagong. These courses are recognized by BMDC.[2] Under-graduate courses are certified by University of Chittagong. Post-graduate courses are certified by BSMMU.[citation needed] There are some diploma courses are also running in various disciplines. There is a large hospital adjacent to the College named Chittagong Medical College Hospital. The college is situated in between Chawkbazar and Probortok circle.

It has also got research projects in various specialities, like 'Malaria Research Project' which runs in cooperation with University of Oxford.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chittagong Medical College". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to Chittagong Medical College Website". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Clinical pattern of malaria cases in Chittagong Medical College Hospital". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 

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