Jamalpur Medical College

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Sheikh Hasina Medical College, Jamalpur
শেখ হাসিনা মেডিকেল কলেজ,জামালপুর
Former name
Jamalpur Medical College
TypePublic medical school
Established2014 (2014)
Academic affiliation
University of Dhaka
PrincipalMA Wakil
Students250
Location,
24°56′28″N 89°56′01″E / 24.9410°N 89.9337°E / 24.9410; 89.9337Coordinates: 24°56′28″N 89°56′01″E / 24.9410°N 89.9337°E / 24.9410; 89.9337
CampusUrban
LanguageEnglish

Sheikh Hasina Medical College (Bengali: শেখ হাসিনা মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a government medical college in Bangladesh, established in 2014. It is located in Jamalpur. It is affiliated with University of Dhaka as a constituent college.

It has a 5-year medical education course leading to an MBBS. One-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. The college is affiliated with the University of Dhaka, and the degree is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.[1][2]

History[edit]

In 2014, Bangladesh government approved to establish 6 new medical colleges at Tangail, Jamalpur, Manikganj, Sirajganj, Patuakhali and Rangamati with a view to improve the healthcare services in the country.[2]

Organization and administration[edit]

Jamalpur Medical College is affiliated with the University of Dhaka. The students receive MBBS degree from the University of Dhaka after completion of 5th year of study and passing the final Professional MBBS examination.

This college is directly governed by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council BMDC - an affiliation of Ministry of Health.

The professional examinations are held under the University and results are given thereby. Internal Examinations are also taken on regular interval namely Card completions, Terms end and regular assessments.

Academics[edit]

The admission process of undergraduate MBBS course for all government medical colleges in Bangladesh is conducted centrally by the Director of Medical Education under DGHS under the Ministry of Health. The test comprises a written MCQ exam, which is held simultaneously in all government medical colleges on the same day throughout the country. Candidates are selected for admission based on national merit and district, whether they are sons or daughters of freedom fighters, and to fill tribal quotas. For foreign students, admission is through the embassy of Bangladesh in their respective countries. The academic calendar for different years is maintained by respective departments. The admission test consists of the written MCQ exam.

Principal's[edit]

Professor Dr.M.A Wakil

Professor Dr.Ikbal saleh(present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uzzal, Moniruzzaman (4 August 2014). "Political approval alleged for 6 new med schools". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b "6 new public medical colleges to start functioning next year". The Financial Express. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.