Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College, Noakhali

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Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College
আব্দুল মালেক উকিল মেডিকেল কলেজ
Former name
Noakhali Medical College[1]
Type Public medical school
Established 2008 (2008)
Academic affiliation
Chittagong University
Principal Dr Mir Hamidur Rahman
Location Noakhali, Noakhali District, Bangladesh
22°57′04″N 91°06′14″E / 22.951°N 91.104°E / 22.951; 91.104Coordinates: 22°57′04″N 91°06′14″E / 22.951°N 91.104°E / 22.951; 91.104
Campus Urban
Language English
Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College

Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College (AMUMC) (Bengali: আব্দুল মালেক উকিল মেডিকেল কলেজ), formerly known as Noakhali Medical College is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 2008. It is located in Noakhali. It is named after Abdul Malek Ukil.

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.

History[edit]

In the year 1978-79 Bangladesh government planned to establish medical colleges at Bogra, Comilla, Dinajpur, Faridpur, Kustia, Khulna, Noakhali and Pabna with a view to improve the healthcare services in the country. Subsequently, the programme was abandoned. Than the government felt the need for more medical colleges for medical education facilities. Accordingly, the government committed to establish two new medical colleges at Noakhali and Cox's Bazar with annual intakes of 50 students at each. The college was established in 2008. In 2008 it started educational service in a part of general hospital. After some day it has been shifted to Chowmuhani new campus and continue educational service.

Now it is a modern and technology based medical college and it is running with 250 beds hospital. Its students have made excellent results in Chittagong board every year.

Organization and administration[edit]

Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College is affiliated under Chittagong University. The students receive MBBS degree from Chittagong 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.

Admissions[edit]

Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College admits 60 students into the MBBS degree programme yearly under the government medical admission test. NMC is under DGHS and curriculum by BMDC(Bangladesh medical and dental council). Like other government medical colleges, to be admitted into Abdul Malek Ukil 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.

Clubs and other activities[edit]

The students of this college are also involved in many extracurricular and social welfare activities.

Criticism[edit]

The Hospital with 250 beds but it admits about 600 new patients everyday. Many of the patients unable to get beds sleep on the floor of corridors and rooms. Its does have adequete water supply, catering services and is not cleaned properly.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three medical colleges renamed". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangtha. 7 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Crises abound in Noakhali hospital". www.dhakatribune.com. Retrieved 14 January 2016.