Jagranjosh profiles the best medical colleges in the eastern states of India
- Medical College and Hospital Kolkata
Popularly known as Calcutta Medical College, it was established in 1835. It is one of the oldest medical colleges and among the first few in Asia. It has been a witness to the drastic change in choice of medicine - from the Indian medicine era to the allopathic medicine era. It has been producing highly talented medical professionals since ages.
- Darbhanga Medical College
Located in Bihar, it is positioned along with other leading Indian medical colleges. It boasts of highly-experienced faculty and high-tech infrastructure with all the latest technologies. Besides imparting theoretical knowledge to the medical aspirants, it also believes in the potential of research programs.
- Patna Medical College
It was started in 1925 with an aim to provide top-notch medical facilities and education to the people of Bihar and the adjoining states. Today it stands among the premier medical institutes of the nation by offering over 30 post graduate programs along with the MBBS.
- Gauhati Medical College and Hospital
Founded in 1960, GMC is one of the premier institutes located in the eastern region of India in Gauhati. It is affiliated to the Medical Council of India and the Gauhati University. Initially it started with the only course in MBBS but after 9 years of its inception, in 1969 it started post graduate degree programs in various disciplines of medical science. Today it also constitutes a hospital and an eye bank.
- Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital
Located in Berhampur, Orissa MKCG Medical College was inaugurated in 1962 and the hospital started functioning in 1966. The MBBS degree offered by the college is recognized by the Medical Council of India. Today it also offers various post graduate courses along with certain para medical courses.
- Calcutta National Medical College
With an aim of reaching out to more medical aspirants, the Calcutta National Medical College has been started recently in 2004. During a short span of time, it has become a premier medical institute offering a degree course in MBBS. It is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. Recognised by the MCI, aspirants have to clear the WBJEE examination to get into this college.