West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) was established on 1st January 2003 by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences act XVIII of 2002 with an aim of creating an intellectual and academic environment conducive to free flow of ideas and exchange of information with all the centers of excellence in the country and abroad. The University offers MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) and BDS (Bachelor of Dental Science) along with numerous programs in the health sciences.

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WBUHS Faculties

  1. Faculty of Medicine
  2. Faculty of Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy & Paramedical Education
  3. Faculty of Homeopathy, Ayurved, Unani (AYUSH)

WBUHS MBBS and BDA

WBUHS offers MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) and BDS (Bachelor of Dental Science) degrees on board. The duration of these courses is 5.5 years and 4 years respectively.

Course

Eligibility Criteria

MBBS

  • 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology as main subjects from a recognized university.

BDS

  • 10+2 from any recognized board or equivalent by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects.
  • An aggregate of 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English at the qualifying examination or as specified by the joint entrance board.
M.Sc
  • A valid score in appearing in WBPGNAT conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance examination Board.
  • A Registered Nurse/midwife or equivalent of any State Nursing Registration Council.
  • 5% relaxation of marks for SC/ST candidates as per government norms.
B.Sc
  • A valid score in JENPAUH conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board.
  • 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry. Biology. English (PCBE). Or equivalent
BASL
  • 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English as main subjects.
BPO
  • A candidate who has passed 10+2 in science or equivalent with physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology (with an aggregate of 50% marks) will be eligible for the admission of this course.
PH.D.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent Postgraduate degree in various disciplines of Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Nursing, Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences with the least aggregate of 55%.
  • A relaxation of 5% marks for candidates belonging to ST/SC/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently abled and other categories of the candidate as per government regulations.
  • The valid score in any of these- UGC-NET (including JRF), CSIR, DST, DBT, ICMR, UGC, ICHR
MD
  • MBBS degree or equivalent along with a permanent registration with MCI / West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC)
MS
  • MBBS degree or equivalent as specified by the Medical Council of India (MCI) along with a permanent registration with MCI / West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC)
MDS
  • BDS degree with merit score.

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WBUHS Constituent colleges

  • College of Medicine and JNM hospital
  • College of paramedical and Allied Health Sciences.

Different programs and institutions

  1. Modern Medicine- MBBS- 17 Institutions MD/MS – 24 Disciplines – 19 Institutions PG Diploma – 13 Disciplines - 15 Institutions D.M/M.Ch. – 16 Disciplines - 6 Institutions
  2. Dentistry – BDS- 5 Institutions MDS – 7 Disciplines - 3 Institutions
  3. Homeopathy – BHMS - 12 Institutions M.D – 6 Disciplines - 4 Institutions
  4. Ayurveda – BAMS - 3 Institutions M.D – 4 disciplines - 1 Institution
  5. Unani – BUMS - 1 Institution

FAQs

Ques. What courses are offered by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences?

Ans. West Bengal University of Health Sciences offers the following courses for the admission process; Modern Medicine programs (MBBS, MD/MS, D.M/M.Ch.), Dentistry (BDS, MDS), Homeopathy (BHMS, M.D), Ayurveda (BAMS, M.D), and Unani (BUMS).

Ques. How to apply for WBUHS Admission 2021?

Ans. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for WBUHS Admission 2021 by filling up the online application form available on the university’s official website at wbuhs.ac.in, and submitting it on or before the given deadline.

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for WBUHS Ph.D. Admission 2021?

Ans. For WBUHS PH.D. Admission 2021, applicants are required to have a Master’s/Postgraduate degree (Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Nursing, Paramedical, and Allied Health Sciences) with the least 55% marks. Additionally, the selection of the candidates will be based on UGC-NET scores.

Ques. How is the placement overview of West Bengal University of Health Sciences?

Ans. West Bengal University of Health Sciences conducts placement drives, along with internship programs for final year students at the end of the academic year. Some of the top recruiters of WBUHS are; Fortis Hospital, Apollo Hospital, Renowned Government Hospitals, and Belle Vue Hospital.

Ques. Does West Bengal University of Health Sciences have constituent colleges?

Ans. Yes, West Bengal University of Health Sciences has two constituent colleges; the College of Medicine and JNM hospital, and the College of paramedical and Allied Health Sciences.

Ques. What faculties are provided by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences?

Ans. West Bengal University of Health Sciences provides the following faculties: Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy & Paramedical Education, and Faculty of Homeopathy, Ayurved, Unani (AYUSH).