Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital

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Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital
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Former names
Sealdah Medical School, Campbell Medical School
Type Medical college and hospital
Established 1st December 1873; 144 years ago (1873)
Principal Dr. Debasis Bhattacharya MD, DNB(OBG), PhD[1]
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
22°33′49″N 88°22′13″E / 22.563665°N 88.370252°E / 22.563665; 88.370252Coordinates: 22°33′49″N 88°22′13″E / 22.563665°N 88.370252°E / 22.563665; 88.370252
Affiliations West Bengal University of Health Sciences

The Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, popularly known as NRS Hospital, is a medical teaching institution and public hospital at Sealdah in the heart of Kolkata. It was formerly known as the Campbell Medical School.


The foundation stone was laid on the 1st of December in the year 1873 at the Sealdah Market and was named Sealdah Medical School. The following year it was renamed after the then Governor Lt. Campbell as Campbell Medical School. After independence from the British rule this college was renamed after the famous alumnus physician Sir Nil Ratan Sircar.


The institution, run by the Government of West Bengal, is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. It has both undergraduate and post graduate studies in different pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical departments and is recognized under the Medical Council of India, New Delhi.


A. Pre-clinical-

1. Anatomy

2. Physiology

3. Biochemistry

4. Pharmacology

B. Para-clinical-

1. Pathology

2. Microbiology

3. Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

4. Community Medicine

C. Clinical-

1. General Medicine

2. General Surgery

3. Obstetrics & Gynaecology

4. Paediatrics

5. Ophthalmology

6. Otorhinolaryngology

7. Anaesthesiology

8. Dermatology

9. Radiology

10. Psychiatry

11. Orthopaedics & PMR

D. Superspeciality-

1. Cardiology

2. Neurology

3. Nephrology


5. Paediatric Surgery

6. Neurosurgery

7. Transfusion Medicine & Blood Bank

8. Chest Medicine (Pulmonology)

9. Oncology and Radiotherapy


  1. ^ "Department of Health and Family Welfare". Retrieved 7 September 2013. 

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