Malda Medical College and Hospital was established in the year 2011, affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. It is a government college managed by the Government of West Bengal in Malda. It also has a permit from the Medical Council of India to run the said medical courses for aspiring students. The medical college imparts education for students for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course and PG courses. Nearly 4600 students have taken education from Malda Medical College. Admissions are done on the basis of entrance examinations conducted by the WBUHS.
|Established | Institute Type||2011 | Government|
|Approved by||West Bengal University of Health Sciences|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, and Diploma|
|Application Mode||Offline and online|
|Admission Criteria||MBBS admission on NEET UG PG admissions on NEET PG|
|Campus area||17 acres|
|Facilities available||IPD, OPD, Diagnostic center, Blood bank, Help desk|
Malda Medical college offers courses from Diploma in technical medical education to postgraduate training. The different courses available at the college are tabulated below:
|Diploma||GNM Nursing||3.5 years||12th Standard with State Medical Faculty of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination SMFWB-JEE. Admission according to merit rank in the exam.|
|Medical Laboratory Technology||2.5 years|
|Optometry with Ophthalmic training|
|Critical Care Technology|
|M.B.B.S.||Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery||5.5 years||12th standard with Science stream (85% state quota and 15% All India Quota)|
|MD||Pediatrics||3 years||Graduate in MBBS|
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Malda Medical college conducts admission on the basis of the prescribed medical entrance examinations every year. Admission criteria for each course varies from each other.
The table below shows the NEET Merit Rank Cut Off from 2017 to 2019 admissions for General, SC and ST categories in MBBS:
The college does not provide placement features for the pass out students. But there are internship options available for MBBS graduating doctors. During the internship, the college provides an internship stipend of more than 20,000 INR per month. When a medical student completes their internship and gets qualified as a doctor, they can either apply for a job at hospitals or start their own clinic/health facility.
Some of the students also opt for teaching junior students and may apply for trainee teacher positions in the medical college.
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The college facilities the scholarships provided by the central and state government. These scholarships are oriented for the financially weaker section of the society. ONGC scholarship is given to such students. The other kind of scholarship is the Swami Vivekananda Scholarship provided by the Government of Bengal. It provides up to 60,000 INR per year.
Some of the other scholarships are OASIS state government scholarship and National Scholarship by the central government.
The principal of Malda Medical College and Hospital is Dr Partha Pratim Mukhopadhyay. Dr Partha leads a team of doctors who head the different departments of the college. There are 20 departments in the college. Each department has a HOD. There are assistant professors and professors as well.
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Malda Medical college has a campus area of 17 acres with all the necessary facilities to cater to the needs of the students as well as faculty members. Following is a brief about the same:
Ques. How are the teaching and practical training facility in the college?
Ans. The teaching and training facility is considered at a fair standard. The institute has a focus on providing good infrastructure. The institute is quite young which began in 2011. The administration is making good attempts at growing the facilities for practical training.
Ques. As a general category candidate, can I apply for scholarships?
Ans. The college itself does not have scholarships. But it can facilitate benefits from central and state government scholarships, should you be eligible for the same.
Ques. How many seats are reserved for the OBC and ST category?
Ans. The college reserved 27% of its seats for the OBC category, 15% for SC and 8% for ST categories. These seats if not filled up by the end of admission rounds are made available for the general category admissions. All admissions for the MBBS course are done through the NEET - UG entrance examination. There is no relaxation of the entrance examination for the reserved category seats.
Ques. How do I take admission for the Malda Medical College?
Ans. The student desirous of taking admission to the Malda Medical College needs to visit the campus of the college and fill out the admission forms. Check this link to get complete information.