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Medical College, Kolkata
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Medical College, Kolkata was established in 1835.The college was the first European medicine college of Asia.This institution is also the first hospital of India. This college is one of the finest medical colleges in India and is also an excellent hospital providing relief to common people. The college has got a very rich heritage which is visible everywhere inside the enclosure of the institute.The college is funded and maintained by Government of West Bengal and has the affiliation of West Bengal University of Health Sciences.This institution is not just the first Medical College in Asia, it is also the First Hospital in India. Students can enroll in both undergraduate and postgraduate level, while this eminent medical college also offers state of the art health care services to the common people. The first attempt for the introduction of a proper medical training was undertaken by Lord William Bentinck. As a fruit of his effort and long persuasion, government order was passed to set up a medical college in Calcutta which is known as Calcutta Medical College. As the resolution was passed on 28th January, 1835, this day is observed as the Foundation Day of the College. What we see at the premises of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital, did not exist during the early period of its inception. An old house at the rear of the Hindu College was converted for use as the New Medical College. This was used till the premises of the Petty Court Jail, the site of which included a part of the present building housing the Physiology and other departments and a part of the field to he north of Administrative Block, was ready for use. The first batch of the students numbered 50 and they received stipend from Rs. 7 to 12 per month. The period of the study was for four years on completion of which, they were to appear at the final examination conducted under supervision of the committee of the Council of Education. The successful students after passing the final examination received certificates of qualification to practise Medicine and Surgery, and would receive pay as Native Doctors starting with Rs. 30 per month, for being employed under government. With this, the books and apparatus of the abolished Native Institution was made over. 
Address 88,College Street, Kolkata - 700073 West Bengal, India
Place Kolkata
State West Bengal
Phone Number 033 - 2241 4920
FAX 033 - 2212 3770
Courses MBBS
Year of Establishment 1835
University Affiliation West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS)
Approval Status MCI Recognised
Management/ Authority Govt.
How to Reach Medical College, Kolkata is located in the Kolkata. The College is Situated about 350 m. distance From Kolkata on College St and Surendra Lal Pyne Ln and can be reached by Bus or Auto-rickshaw from any corner of the city easily. 

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