Mymensingh Medical College

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Mymensingh Medical College & Hospital
ময়মনসিংহ মেডিকেল কলেজ
Official Monogram Of MMC.jpg
Official Monogram of MMC
Former name
Lytton Medical School
Type Public Medical School
Established 1924 (1924)
Academic affiliation
University of Dhaka
Principal Prof. Dr. Sankar Narayan Das
Director Brig Gen Md. Nasir Uddin Ahamed
Academic staff
186
Students 1,000
Location Mymensingh, Bangladesh
24°44′30″N 90°24′33″E / 24.7416°N 90.4093°E / 24.7416; 90.4093Coordinates: 24°44′30″N 90°24′33″E / 24.7416°N 90.4093°E / 24.7416; 90.4093
Campus Urban
Language English
Website mmc.gov.bd

Mymensingh Medical College (Bengali: ময়মনসিংহ মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 1924. It is located in the Mymensingh District of the Dhaka Division.

Mymensingh Medical Journal, which is Index Medicus/MEDLINE listed, is the official journal of Mymensingh Medical College.

History[edit]

During the later part of British India, it was felt that the people of the northeastern region needed the services of qualified medical personnel. The then Campbell Medical School of Calcutta and Mitford Medical School of Dhaka were unable to cater the needs of the growing population. With this background the third medical school for the region, was established in 1924 in Mymensingh, by the Earl of Lytton, the then governor of Bengal. The Lytton Medical School was to run a four-year course of Licentiate of Medical Faculty (LMF). This course of LMF continued till 1962, when it was upgraded to a five-year undergraduate medical course under Dhaka University and the school was renamed as Mymensingh Medical College.

Time line[edit]

Milestones of Mymensingh Medical College

Year Milestones
1924 Establishment of Lytton Medical School
1962 Upgrading of Lytton Medical School to Mymensingh Medical College
1970 Indoor service of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital started
1972 Shifting of college to the present campus
1979 Inception of department of Orthopaedics
1981 Inception of Family Planning Model Clinic in the hospital
1988 Inception of department of Cardiology
1992 Establishment of Centre for Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound. Microbiology and Biochemistry began their activities as separate departments
2000 Diploma in Child Health (DCH) was started as the first postgraduate course. Inception of departments of Neuromedicine, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Endocrine Medicine and Paediatric Surgery
2002 27 postgraduate courses (MD, MS, MPH, M Phil, Diploma) began to run under the auspices of the present government. Mymensingh Medical Journal was indexed in Index Medicus, MEDLINE and Pub Med and began to be available online throughout the world
2003 Internet was introduced and whole college came under a local computer network
2012 Celebration of Golden Jubilee

Campus[edit]

Mymensingh Medical College has a beautiful campus. Total area of MMC is 84 acore where an academic building, a 1400 beded hospital, 4 hostel, a mosque, a bank is present.

Catering

A well-furnished Doctors club offering refreshments is located at the hospital complex.

Admission[edit]

  • Undergraduate: MBBS, BDS courses
    • For Bangladeshi students: Admission test is conducted centrally by Director of Medical Education under DGHS. Admission consists of MCQ. Well advertised in the daily newspapers, Usually starting from late September
    • For foreign students: Admission is through Embassy of Bangladesh in respective countries.

Academic calendar for different years is maintained by respective departments.

  • Post-graduate: MD, MS, M Phil, diploma courses
    • Admission test is conducted by Medical College. Admission consists of written MCQ exam. Well advertised in the daily newspapers of the country and online.
    • January session: MS, MD courses
      • Admission test: Last Friday of September
    • July session: M.Phil and diploma courses
      • Admission test: Last Friday of March

Student organizations[edit]

  • Medicine Club, MMC Unit
  • Sandhani Club
  • Leo Club
  • Rotaract Club
  • Britto
  • Spandan
  • Mymensingh Medical Debate Society ( MMDS )
  • Mymensingh Medical College Photography Society ( MMCPS )

Image gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

MMC website (http://mmc.gov.bd/)

External links[edit]