City Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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    R. G. Kar Medical College & Hospital is one of the oldest medical college and hospital in Kolkata, West Bengal in India.Originally known as St Car Michael Medical College,R.GKar Medical College wae founded by Dr. Radhagobindo Pal. 20th December is observed as the Foundation Day of the Institute.R.G.Kar Medical College enjoys the honour of experiencing many medical events for the first time. The Psychiatry Department of R.G.Kar Medical College is the oldest in the entire South East Asia.Instruments for gynaecology purose made and used by Dr. Kedarnath Banerjee are now used world wide and modern instruments have its origin in the instruments made by Dr. Kedarnath Banerjee. With its glorious past R.G.Kar Medical College stands today amongst the leading medical institutes and moulds doctors for future

    In 1886 after returning from United Kingdom, Dr. R. G. Kar and some other reputed personalities decided to establish a non-official medical school. 'Calcutta School of Medicine' was established at Baithak Khana Bazar Road and soon moved to Bowbazar Street. In 1895 another non-official medical school named 'College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal' was formed at Upper Circular Road. The period of study was 4 years and only 12 students on the roll. In 1898 a plot of land was purchased at present site of College and Hospital at the cost of Rs 25,000. A one storeyed hospital building was constructed. A portion of the cost was received from the fund raised to commemorate the visit of Prince Albert Victor, and the building was named after him. The formal opening of the Albert Victor Hospital was done by Sir John Woodburn, the-then Governor of Bengal. During 1902-1903 different departments were shifted to the new site. In 1914 Calcutta School of Medicine and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal were merged into a single entity.

    1, Khudiram Bose Road ,
    Near Shyambazar Crossing,
    Kolkata- 700 004

    RGKAR MEDICAL COLLEGE offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    R.G.KAR MEDICAL COLLEGE offers 5.5 Year Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

    View Details Duration: 5.5 Year    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Doctoral / PhD Programs Courses

    Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    R.G.KAR MEDICAL COLLEGE offers 3 Years Full Time Doctoral / PhD Programs in Doctor of Medicine (M.D)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Doctoral / PhD Programs

    Masters Degree Courses

    Master of Surgery (MS)

    R.G.KAR MEDICAL COLLEGE offers Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Surgery (MS)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree
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    List of facilities available at RGKAR MEDICAL COLLEGE for students.

    • wifi
    • Library
    • Sports
    • Transportation
    • Hostels
    • Healthcare
    • Internet
    • Cafeteria
    • Computer Labs


        Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.