Wes Bengal is an eastern state that is widely known for its literature and art. It is the state that gave birth to numerous poets and authors and presently forms the hub of various institutes, colleges and universities. Kolkata in the state has played an eminent role in pioneering the role in the development of modern education. Presently, West Bengal has 18 Universities that offer various streams to students as in engineering, art, humanities and medicine. But in this document we will be explicitly focusing on medical education in West Bengal as a whole. We will be throwing light on top medical colleges in West Bengal along with eligibility criteria, academic information and career opportunities pertaining to medical studies.
Eligibility Criteria for Top Medical Colleges
West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam is an entrance conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. The common entrance examination is help for medical, engineering, pharmacy and architecture courses. Only students having high ranking or merit scores are allotted seats in top ranking colleges and institutes. In order to appear in the examination students ought to have completed 17 years of age and have completed 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Ranking Criteria of the Medical Colleges in West Bengal
West Bengal educational board has set up certain educational criteria’s on grounds of which all the colleges, universities and institutions are rated from top to bottom. These criteria’s are quality of education, campus infrastructure, affiliations, medical technologies, accreditations, student and faculty ratio and placemen. Institutes that are listed at the top are the premium instates and colleges that are followed by other colleges and institutes.
Medical colleges in West Bengal dole out numerous streams to students. At graduate level students can apply for diverse course as in MBBS/ BDS/BAMS/BUMS /BHMS/ B. Occupational Therapy/Para Medical Bachelor /B. Physiotherapy/. Furthermore, there are many other variety of courses to which students can apply for as in X-Ray Tech, Lab technician, O.T Assistant, Opthalmic Assistant and Orthitics and Prosthetics.
There are various career opportunities before medical graduates. They can work at different profiles but the options tend to swell when students complete their post graduate in medicines. Post graduation affirms specialization in the subject which unveils careers as in Physician, Oncologist, Dermatologists, Gynecologists, Neurologists and many more. Additionally, a post graduate degree holder tends to earn more than a graduate in medicines. Apart from working with other health care institutions, a post graduate degree holder can also chose to work independently
Top Medical Colleges in West Bengal 2016-2017
|University College of Medicine and JNM Hospital||http://www.thewbuhs.org/jnm/||West Bengal University of Health Sciences||Kolkata|
|Bankura Sammilani Medical College||http://bsmc.org.in/||University of Kolkata||Kolkata|
|Burdwan Medical College||http://www.burdwanmedicalcollege.info/||West Bengal University of Health Sciences|
|Calcutta National Medical College||http://cnmckolkata.webs.com/||University of Kolkata||Kolkata|
|Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research||http://www.ipgmer.gov.in/||University of Kolkata||Kolkata|
|Midnapore Medical College||http://midnaporemmc.ac.in/||West Bengal University||Midnapore West|
|North Bengal Medical College||http://ww2.nbmch.org/?folio=7POYGN0G2||West Bengal University of Health Sciences||Darjeeling|
|Nilratan Sircar Medical College||http://nrsmch.org/||University of Kolkata
|RG Kar Medical College||http://rgkarmedicalcollege.org/||Calcutta University||Kolkata|