Jessore Medical College
|যশোর মেডিকেল কলেজ|
Logo of Jessore Medical College
|Type||Public medical school|
|University of Rajshahi|
|Location||Horinar Beel, Jessore, Bangladesh
Jessore Medical College (Bengali: যশোর মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 2010. It is located at Horinar Beel near Chanchra New Bus Terminal in Jessore District.
It provides 5 year MBBS degree and it offers all the opportunities of advanced medical science. One-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.
The government felt the need for more medical colleges for medical education facilities. The government started establishing medical colleges at notable districts. As a result, Jessore Medical College was established in 2010. Jessore Medical College is continuing its hospital activity at Jessore 250 Beds General Hospital.
Organization and administration
Jessore Medical College is affiliated under Rajshahi University. The students receive MBBS degree from Rajshahi University after completion of their fifth year and passing the final Professional MBBS examination. The Professional examinations are held under the university and results are given thereby. Internal examinations are also taken on regular interval namely Card completions, term end and regular assessments.
|Principal's name||Working period|
|Professor Dr. Abu Hena Md Mahbub Ul Mawla Chowdhury||2014–present|
|Professor Dr. Enayet Karim||2010-2014|
Jessore Medical College admits 57 students into the MBBS degree programme yearly under the government medical admission test. JMC is under DGHS and curriculum by BMDC (Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council). Like other government medical colleges, to be admitted into Jessore Medical College need to be follow DGHS rules.
The admission test is conducted centrally by Director of Medical Education under DGHS (nearly 70,000 applicants sat for the medical college entrance examination in Bangladesh). 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.
- Sandhani Jessore Medical College Unit.
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