R G Kar Medical College and Hospital (RGKMCH), Kolkata

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R G Kar Medical College and Hospital (RGKMCH), Kolkata

time outline iconKolkata, West Bengal, India


The Calcutta Medical School and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal came forward with a proposal to the Government and the secretary of the State agreed to the proposal with certain conditions. On completion of the formalities the formal inauguration of the college was held on 5th July, 1916.Hence, the great journey of The First Non Governmental Medical Institute in Asia started and name was changed to Belgachia Medical College. Lord Carmichael the then Governor of Bengal attended the inaugural function of the college. Only 48 students were admitted in the first batch. In 1919 name of the college was changed to Carmichael Medical College in recognition of his help towards developing this hospital. Dr. Radha Gobinda Kar was the first secretary of this institute and remained so till his death on 19th December 1918. In 1948 the name of the Institution was changed to “R.G.Kar Medical College & Hospital.” RGKMCH is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata. 


  • Hostel Facility
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratories

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West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS)


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