[Established in 1948, Calcutta National Medical College is a state government medical institute located in Kolkata which offers 5 courses with almost 30 specialisations in preclinical, paraclinical and clinical divisions. It offers undergraduate, post graduate and postdoctoral courses such as MBBS, M.Ch, DM, MD and MS. In addition to this, the college also offers Nursing and diploma courses for their students.

Affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, the institute is established by the Union of National Medical Institute and Calcutta Medical Institute. The college admissions are done solely on the basis of NEET scores and seats are reserved for the state quota students. The college has a good alumni network and a great placement statistics with most of the students being placed in various private hospitals off campus. The institute also offers an advantage of interning in the college hospital with stipends of INR 20,000 to INR 25,000.

Calcutta National Medical College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1948 | Government/Public
Accredited by Medical Council of India(MCI)
Affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences
Entrance Exams NEET-UG, NEET-PG, NEET-SS
Courses Offered 5 courses across 1 stream
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance based
Campus area 3 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Medical , Cafeteria, Sports, Laboratories
Official Website CNMC Kolkata

Calcutta National Medical College Ranking/ Awards/ Achievements

Calcutta National Medical College, established in 1948 is one of the best government medical colleges situated in Kolkata. It is ranked 5th by India Today in the category “Zone-wise Rankings: Best Medical College 2019”.

Calcutta National Medical College Courses

Courses Offered Details
MBBS
  • Duration: 5.5 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with English and Biology as main subjects with minimum 50% marks
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-UG
  • Seats Intake: 250
MS
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Anatomy
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have a MBBS degree or any equivalent recognized degree.
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-PG
  • Seats Intake: 36
MD
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Pharmacology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pathology, Medicine, Microbiology, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases/Pulmonary Medicine/Respiratory Medicine, Physiology, Anaesthesiology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Dermatology/Venereology
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have a MBBS degree or any equivalent recognized degree.
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-PG
  • Seats Intake: 58
M.Ch
    • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Urology, Neurosurgery
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have a MS degree or any equivalent recognized degree in the respective subject
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-SS
  • Seats Intake: 3
DM
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Neurology, Cardiology
  • Eligibility: The candidates should have a MD degree or any equivalent recognized degree in the respective subject
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-SS
  • Seats Intake: 4
Post Graduate Diploma in Anaesthesiology
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have a MBBS degree or any equivalent recognized degree.
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-PG
  • Seats Intake: 4

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Calcutta National Medical College Admissions

Calcutta National Medical College offers various courses in the medical field with different specialisations. The admissions are done solely on the basis of NEET entrance test. The undergraduate admissions are done through NEET-UG in which 85% seats are reserved for state quota. The postgraduate admissions accept NEET-PG entrance test and 50% state quota seats are reserved for the same. The admission criteria for the same is summarised below:-

MBBS

  • Candidates should have attained minimum 17 years of age as on or before 31 December in the admission year.
  • Candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with minimum 50% marks in PCB for general category.
  • Candidates should have a valid score in NEET-UG.

MS/MD/Post Graduate Diploma in Anaesthesiology

  • Candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with minimum 50% marks in PCB for general category.
  • Candidates should hold an MBBS degree with 50% marks and 1 year internship certificate.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks obtained should be 40% and for PWD, it should be 45%
  • Candidates should have a valid NEET-PG score

M.Ch/DM

  • Candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with minimum 50% marks in PCB for general category.
  • Candidates should hold MS degree for M.Ch and MD degree for DM with 50% marks and 1 year internship certificate.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks obtained should be 40% and for PWD, it should be 45%
  • Candidates should have a valid NEET-SS score.

How to Apply?

  • The applications are accepted online for the entrance test.
  • Candidates have to appear for NEET-UG for undergraduate, NEET-PG for postgraduate and NEET-SS for M.Ch./DM courses.
  • The applications for the admission in the college are accepted offline with the choice of course and document submission.
  • Following documents are to be attached with the application form:-
    1. 10th mark sheet and passing certificate
    2. 12th Mark sheet and passing certificate
    3. Migration Certificate
    4. Character certificate
    5. NEET Registration and Admit Card
    6. M.B.B.S. mark sheet and degree(for MD/ MS)
    7. A one-year rotary internship certificate
    8. M.D./ M.S. mark sheet and degree (For M.Ch. & D.M.)
    9. Photographs
  • Further the admission is done on the basis of merit as per the entrance test score after documents verification and fee submission.

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Calcutta National Medical College Cut-off

NEET-UG cut-off

Category Year Ranks
General 2019 1195-3260
SC 2019 17255-27260
ST 2019 29040-39785
General 2018 1625-3484
SC 2018 10312-28217
ST 2018 52822-52822

NEET-PG cut-off 2019

Courses Category Ranks
MD Dermatology General 1826-1874
MD General Medicine General, SC 2014-2242 9115-9115
MD Paediatrics General 2746-2746
MD Obstetrics & Gynaecology General SC 3719-5178 13728-13728

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Calcutta National Medical College Placements

Calcutta National Medical College also has a placement cell through which every student needs to complete one year rotary internship that is a mandatory part of the course and can be done in any private/government hospitals or clinics. The college provides the opportunity to all the students to opt for housestaffship or internship in the college hospital itself. The stipend is given around INR 20,000 per month to each individual student. The placement ratio is around 95%, however, all the placements are done off-campus in various private hospitals and the selection is done as per their norms.

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Calcutta National Medical College Scholarships

Calcutta National Medical College offers various in-campus scholarships apart from the state/national government scholarships.

  • The student can avail a scholarship on the basis of merit in the college after scoring in a scholarship test conducted by the institute itself.
  • The student can also avail various national and state level scholarships based on the merit or any reservation category.

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Calcutta National Medical College Facilities

Calcutta National Medical College is equipped with lots of facilities to provide an excellent study experience to their students. The basic facilities include Hostel, Library, Laboratories, and Cafeteria etc. The detailed description of the same is given below:

  • Hostel: Calcutta National Medical College has separate hostels for both boys and girls with equipped facilities like TV in common room, indoor games and internet facilities. 
  • Library: The library consists of a collection of books, journals, newspapers, and magazines providing all necessary information to the students, staff, and faculty of the institute.
  • Medical: The institute has world class medical facilities in the hostel for the first aid. There is a hospital within the campus too.
  • Laboratories: College has various laboratories attached with the respective departments which are equipped with all necessary utilities and equipment.
  • Cafeteria: There is a common cafeteria in the college for all its staff and students.

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Calcutta National Medical College Faculty

Institute has a total number of 255 professors with specialisation in their respective field. The preclinical department has 42 faculties followed by 68 and 220 in the paraclinical and clinical department.

The curriculum is divided in 3 major departments that are further divided in 30 divisions, with each department having faculty of specialisation. The detailed statistics about the faculty count working on different positions is given below:-

  • Professor: More than 57
  • Assistant Professor: More than 135
  • Associate Professor: More than 90
  • Demonstrator/ Clinical Tutor: More than 120

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Calcutta National Medical College FAQs

Ques. Is there a scholarship offered by Calcutta National Medical College?

Ans. Yes, CNMC offers scholarships on the basis of merit score in their scholarship test. The student can also avail the state government and central government by filling the form.

Ques. Is there a facility to avail loans in Calcutta National Medical College?

Ans. Calcutta National Medical College avails the facility to opt for educational loans from the Banks. The admission letter and college approval is to be reproduced at the bank for getting the loan.

Ques. What are the co-curricular activities, societies and clubs offered at Calcutta National Medical College?

Ans. There is a student union, debate society, sports committee etc. in the college. Moreover, CNMC organises the largest medical college fest in Eastern India, AGON.

Ques. Is there any age limit for the admission in Calcutta National Medical College?

Ans. The minimum age limit is 17 years and maximum age limit is 25 years on or before 31st December of the same year in which admission is to be taken.

Ques. Is the state quota applicable for candidates in Calcutta National Medical College?

Ans. Yes, Calcutta National Medical College is a state government college and offers a state quota for admission. In UG course, 85% seats are reserved for the state quota and 50% seats are reserved for PG courses.