Chittagong Medical College

Chittagong Medical College was established in 1957 by acquiring 79 acres of land at K. B. Fazlul Quader Road, Chittagong. Affiliated with the University of Chittagong; it is a public institute under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh. The college is approved by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council and General Medical Council of the United Kingdom. About 173 and 53 students can be admitted in MBBS and BDS courses respectively in this college every year. In addition the college enrolls about 130 students in its various post graduate courses. To fulfill the need of clinical education and practical training of the students, Chittagong Medical College Hospital with a facility of keeping 1030 in-patients exists nearby. The official designations of head of the college and the hospital are the Principal and the Director respectively and these two sister concerns run their affairs in co-operation with each other. The post graduate courses include Diploma, MS, and MD etc. in various subjects. After the graduation, to achieve the right of providing medical care and treatment advices to the patients and public in general, it is mandatory for every doctor to get Registration Certificate from the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) for which at least one year of practical training in various departments of an approved hospital is a requirement. [MKI Quayyum Choudhury]