Bangladesh Medical College
(BMC) is the First Private Medical College in Bangladesh. It Was Established in 1986 by a Group Of Dedicated People Called The Founder Members, Who Were Imbued With The Ideals Of Providing Quality Medical Education, Research, And Services To People Of This Country At a Reasonable Cost. The College And The Hospital are Run By Bangladesh Medical Studies And Research Institute (BMSRI) Which is A Non-Political And Non Profitable Organization. The Members Of The Institute Are Not Entitled To Any Remuneration Or Dividends. Geneva Declaration (12 October 1949)
Recognition of the College
The College has been recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BM&DC) since 1986. BMC has been enlisted in the World Directory of Medical Schools effective 1995 published by the World Health Organization which entitles the graduates of BMC recognition all over the world. Graduates of BMC are eligible for limited registration with the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom. They are also eligible to take the United States Medical License Examinations (USMLE).
The College and the attached Hospital in Dhanmondi Campus are accommodated in two 6 storied buildings with arrangements for 500 inpatients. The new building of the Hospital called the Community Welfare and Health Care Centre (CWHCC), is built to international standards.
It has an excellent Outpatient Department in addition to Inpatient facilities. The College also has a modern Accident and Emergency Department. The College has recently acquired a large and modern mobile hospital with a fully air-conditioned operation theatre, patient examination, and treatment arrangements.
There are 5 large fully air-conditioned classrooms with closed-circuit televisions for lectures. In addition, there are departmental tutorial rooms attached with the respective departments. The Anatomy Dissection Hall is fully air-conditioned. The laboratories of various departments like Pathology, Biochemistry, etc are well equipped with instruments.
Each class is provided with an overhead projector, slide projector, and microphone system. In addition, multimedia projectors and computers are also available for teaching.
The College has a modern fully air-conditioned library located on the first floor. The library has a collection of over 6674 books including expensive latest monographs. It subscribes to 16 international medical journals on an annual basis. The library has accommodation for seating 100 students and 15 teachers at any given time. The Medical Education Unit (MEU) is attached to the library. MEU has 5 computers for use by students and faculty members. Fax, Internet, and E-mail facilities are freely available and are widely used. MEDLINE database (1966 to current) is available on CD Roms and online through the Internet. Teaching materials are also available on CD Rom and videocassettes.
Eligibility Criteria for admission to the MBBS course
- O-level (Equivalent to SSC) certificate: Minimum 5 subjects
- A-level (Equivalent to HSC) Certificate:
- Must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
- The USA 12 grade completion certificate: Must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
- Minimum GPA (After equivalency with SSC & HSC)= 7 (seven)
- Minimum GPA in Biology= 3.5
Admission Process for MBBS in Bangladesh
1. If you have the passport of a country having diplomatic relations with Bangladesh you can apply for admission in the MBBS course (Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery) in one of the public or private Medical Colleges in Bangladesh.
2. You Must have 12 years of schooling, and your grades must have to be matched (Equivalency) with the Bangladeshi counterpart- SSC (Secondary School Certificate) & HSC (Higher Secondary School Certificate).
4. You have to undertake the following steps if you decided to get admitted into BMC.
- Get the photocopies of the following documents attested from the foreign ministry of your country.
I. School/College graduation certificates II. Mark/grade sheet III. School leaving certificate (Testimonial) IV. Copy of Passport V. Two passport size photographs of the applicant
- Download ‘MBBS admission form’ from the website of the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry(www. mofa.gov.bd) and fill it up. You must mention your medical college of choice.
- Pay $60 (Subject to change) in any bank in your country in favor of DGHS and get the receipt. (For more info. visit www.dghs.gov.org)
- Deposit your attested documents, bank receipt, and filled admission form to the Bangladesh Embassy of your country for processing of Grade Equivalency and permission from the Government of Bangladesh. You can do this job by yourself or by an agent.
- Send copies of your certificates, mark sheets, passport, and a letter of intent to the Bangladesh Medical College office (Email or post) for advance booking of your seat.
5. Having received the permission letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the grade equivalency of your certificates, the BMC office would inform you and proceed with your admission.
MBBS Course Fee for Bangladesh Medical College
The total Fee is US$49,000 (Forty-Nine thousand only)
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The University conducts three professional examinations for the MBBS course. There will be two Professional examinations each year:
NOTE: Pathology includes General Pathology, Systemic Pathology, hematology, and Chemical Pathology.
Microbiology includes Bacteriology, Immunology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology, and Clinical Pathology.
Medicine includes Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Venereal Diseases, and Physical Medicine.
Surgery includes General and Regional Surgery, Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Anaesthesiology, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Blood Transfusion, and Dentistry.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology includes also Neonatology and Family Planning.
Year of Establishment: 1986
|Examinations||Timing||Subjects of the Examinations|
|First Professional MBBS||At the end of 1 year of the course||Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry|
|Second Professional MBBS||At the end of 3 ½ years of the course||Pharmacology &
Medicine & Toxicology &
|Final Professional MBBS||At the end of
5th year of the course
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE STUDENTS (COLLEGE RULES)
- Students have to carry their “IDENTITY CARDS” when in college.
- Students are expected to attend classes in clean well-pressed clothes and white aprons.
- Fashionable dress, cosmetics, untidy hair, slippers are discouraged on the college campus.
- Rings, bangles are impediments to the practical classes.
- Smoking is forbidden on the college campus.
- The environment should be kept clean. Students will throw litter into waste bins.
- Pasting of posters on the walls of the college and the hospital premises are prohibited. These are considered as acts of indiscipline and the offenders involved are liable to punishment.
- Closing of college, hospital, and department gates or doors and creating obstacles in the normal functioning are acts of gross indiscipline, and students involved in such acts are liable to be expelled from college.
- All types of demonstrations, processions, shouting in the college and hospital premises are prohibited and students involved in them are liable to be expelled from college.
- Abstentions from classes individually or in a mass without prior information and without valid reasons are punishable by imposition of a daily fine of Tk.100/- individually. Guardians will be informed of such acts of their wards.
- Students will state their problems/ grievances/ inconveniences to their Guide Teacher (list of the teachers who will act as students guide are notified separately). The guide will solve the problems of the students himself/ herself or refer them to the Principal or a special committee formed especially for the purpose. Statement of the grievances/ problems/ inconveniences by the students must be in an orderly and disciplined manner. Any act of indiscipline on the part of any student including usage of abusive words or objectionable words and sentences will make the student liable to be punished by expulsion from the college.
- Students must not misbehave with the staff or employees of the college. Misbehaviour is an act of indiscipline and is liable for punishment.
- The students are expected to maintain the highest standard in their academic and private lives. Loss of moral and spiritual values or addiction to alcohol and narcotic drugs is punishable.
- At the time of admission into the college, students and parents/guardians will have to sign a bond that their children/wards will abide by the rules and regulations of the college.
- Every student shall provide for himself/ herself all the prescribed textbooks, dissecting instruments, and medical equipment. The college will not supply these to the students.
- Leave: in case of illness or other unavoidable reasons of non-attendance, a written statement from the parent/guardian should be presented to the concerned guide teacher, who in turn will submit it to the Principal for approval.
- Cost of loss/damage to college/hospital property is liable to be realized from the student who is found responsible for the loss/damage of the college/hospital property.
- Political activities are not permitted in the college.
Students are allowed to use the Library from 8 am to 8 pm on all working days of the week. The Library is closed on Fridays and national holidays. Students are allowed to read in the library, permitted to borrow books from the library.
To help and guide the students in academic matters like studies, examination, attendance, and conduct, a batch of 10 students are placed under a teacher. Students are advised to meet their guide teacher frequently or whenever asked by the guiding teacher. Private tuition by faculty members is not allowed.
Students must observe strict discipline in the college. On disciplinary grounds the following penalties may be imposed on a student, depending on the nature of the offense:
- Expulsion from the College, temporarily or permanent.
Penalty/penalties imposed on a student will be recorded in his/her Transcript/Testimonial.
A student’s name may be removed from College Register under the following circumstances:
Remaining absent from classes for more than three months without any information. Disciplinary ground, on the advice of the Academic Council.
Non-payment of College dues within three months of the due date of payment.
If a student’s name is removed from the College Register due to non-payment of dues he/she may be re-admitted provided he/she pays full arrears dues and a fine of Tk.7,500/- within 3(three) months of removal of the name from Register. If a student remains absent for more than three months but less than twelve months he/she may be re-admitted on the recommendation of the Academic Council on full payment of arrears dues plus a fine of Tk.10,000/-. However, if a student remains absent for more than twelve months he/she will not be admitted into the College except on special permission from the Academic Council.
The principal is the Executive Head. On academic matters, he is advised by the Academic Council.
The college is run on a self-financing and non-profit basis.
Staff Selection Procedure
Teachers and staff are selected through Staff Selection Committees. Teachers have to possess qualifications as per the requirements of the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.
Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities such as:
- Sports and games.
- Common room activities.
- Literary activities such as debates, seminars, publications of Annual Magazine.
- Cultural activities.
- Humanitarian services such as free blood donation and free medicine supply for poor patients, relief works during natural calamities such as cyclones, floods, epidemics, etc.
Committees consisting of Teachers and Students (Teachers-Students Committees) look after these activities.
The committees are formed by the Academic Council at the beginning of each academic session. The number of committees is determined by the Academic Council. Each committee usually shall consist of one teacher and two/three students. Two students are selected from each year of class and then they are distributed in the committees. No student can be a member of more than one committee. The committees shall have an allocation of annual budgets.
Guardians Advice on the College affairs is welcome. There exists a Guardians Advisory Committee, which meets at least once in three months. The Members of the Committee are selected annually from the guardians of the students. All guardians are invited to a meeting with the College Authority at least once a year. Guardians Advisory Committee is formed in this meeting for one year.
Academic Council and Guardians Advisory Committee meet when necessary. They discuss all aspects of academic matters of the college and suggest measures for improving the academic environment and total improvement of teaching in the college.
Dhaka is the capital and the largest city of Bangladesh, as well as the largest city in the Bengal region. It is the eighth-largest and the fourth-most densely populous city in the world with, as of 2011, a population of 8.9 million residents within the city limits, and a population of over 21.7 million residents in the Greater Dhaka Area.
Dhaka is the economic, political, and cultural center of Bangladesh, and is one of the major cities in South Asia, the largest city in Eastern South Asia and among the Bay of Bengal countries; and one of the largest cities among OIC countries. As part of the Bengal plain, the city is bounded by the Buriganga River, Turag River, Dhaleshwari River, and Shitalakshya River.
The area of Dhaka has been inhabited since the first millennium. The city rose to prominence in the 17th century as a provincial capital and commercial center of the Mughal Empire. Dhaka was the capital of the proto-industrialized Mughal Bengal for 75 years (1608–39 and 1660–1704). As the center of the muslin trade in Bengal, it was one of the most prosperous cities in the world. The medieval city was named Jahangirabad in honor of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. It hosted the seat of the Mughal Subahdar, Naib Nazims, Dhaka Nawabs, and Dewans.
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