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Bangladesh Govt. Medical College List

1. Dhaka Medical College :

Dhaka Medical College

After beginning the journey in 10th July 1946, Dhaka Medical College established a new era in the history of medical education in Bangladesh. The original idea for the establishment of a medical college in Dhaka was placed to the British Government in 1939 but shelved because of World War II. After the war, a committee was formed in 1945 and on recommendation of the committee; Dhaka Medical College started its glorious journey on July 10, 1946.

2. Sir Salimullah Medical College :

Sir Salimullah Medical College

On 1st July 1875, Dhaka Medical School Started its Journey. On the 2nd April 1887, foundation stone. On 1st July 1875, Dhaka Medical School Started its Journey. On the 2nd April 1887, foundation stone of new school building was laid W.R Larminie Commissioner Dhaka Division. It was opened by Sir SC Bayley, Lt Governor of Bengal on 22nd September 1889. In 1903, Nawab Sir Salimullah donated money to establish, maternity and female eye word. Dhaka Medical School was changed to Medical College in 1962 and it was named Mitford Medical College. In 1963 the college was named after Nawab Sir Salimullah(1871-1915) “Sir Salimullah Medical College” to acknowledge the contributions of the Nawabs. During 1963-1972 condensed courses for MBBS degree was offered.

3. Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College :

Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College






4. Mymensingh Medical College :

Mymensingh Medical College

Mymensingh Medical College is a postgraduate government medical college conducting MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in 27 disciplines under Dhaka University and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Every year 197 students are admitted in MBBS and 52 in BDS courses of which 10% are foreign students and total of 138 students are admitted in different postgraduate courses.

It was started in 1924 in Baghmara as “Lytton Medical School”, according to the name of the then Governor of Bengal Mr. Lytton. The medical school had conducted Licentiate of Medical Faculty (LMF) till 1962. Mymensingh Medical College was named in 1962, which started conducting MBBS course with 32 students as the 1st batch (M 01). Mymensingh Medical Journal is the official journal of Mymensingh Medical College which is an Index Medicus / MEDLINE enlisted journal.

5. Chittagong Medical College :

Chittagong Medical College

Chittagong Medical College is a government medical college in Bangladesh, established in 1957. The college was founded by the formar Prime Minister Hossain Shahid Sohrawardy. Now CMC is a center of excellence for the medical studies in undergraduate and postgraduate level and also in rendering specialized hospital services to the common people.


6. Rajshahi Medical College :

Rajshahi Medical College

Rajshahi Medical College (Bengali: রাজশাহী মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 1958. It is located in Rajshahi. It is affiliated with Rajshahi University. It was the second such institution in erstwhile East Pakistan after Dhaka Medical College. It has a large hospital that is the central provider for advanced health care in the northern part of Bangladesh.

Rajshahi Medical College admits 200 students every year for its M.B.B.S. program. Its dental unit admits a further 50 students. Students are admitted in these programs after high school and get a degree after 5 years of study and 1-year internship in the government-owned public hospital.

7. Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College :

Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical CollegeSylhet MAG Osmani Medical College & Hospital (SOMCH) is a state funded Medical College in Bangladesh. It is located in the northeastern city of Sylhet in Sylhet District. In 1936 establishment of an Institutional Hospital in the heart of the city which was later upgraded to cater for the British and allied troops of Burma front in World War II. In 1948 the hospital was further upgraded and extended to convert it into a Medical School with appropriate teaching staff and residential accommodations in order to produce Licentiate of Medical Faculty (LMF) doctors. The College provides 5 years MBBS degree from 1962 and 4 years BDS degree from 2011, now admits approximately 210 students each year.

It was renamed in 1986 from the original “Sylhet Medical College” to the current one after General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani, a native of Sylhet and the Commander-in-Chief of Bangladesh Army during Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. From 1999 postgraduate courses of various disciplines have been started in this College. The College is affiliated to “Shahjalal University of Science and Technology” under the School of Medical Sciences.

8. Sher-e-Bangla Medical College :

Sher-e-Bangla Medical College

Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC), is a government medical College in Bangladesh, established in 1968. It is located in Barisal. It is affiliated with University of Dhaka as a constituent college.

Construction began on the college on 6 November 1964, at which time it was known as Barisal Medical College. It opened to students in 1968 and was soon renamed to its current title, bestowed in honor of former prime minister A. K. Fazlul Huq, a resident of Barisal, was often called by the phrase “Sher-e- Bangla”, which translates from Urdu to “Tiger of Bengal”.

9. Rangpur Medical College :

Rangpur Medical College

Rangpur Medical College was established in 1970 during the period of East Pakistan. Governor General of the then East Pakistan, Munaim Khan laid the foundation of this Medical College in1969. The Medical College is situated about two km north to Rangpur town in the area of Dhap, Jail road opposite to district jail and very near to Rangpur cantonment area.The College started with 50 students in its first batch.

Now each year, 175 students get admitted in this medical college for MBBS course. Other than MBBS course there are several postgraduate courses including DCH, ,DFM, MS in Gynae & Obs, MS in General Surgery, MD in Internal Medicine and MD in Paediatrics. Rangpur Medical College is one of the major government medical colleges in Bangladesh, located in Rangpur District under new Rangpur Division.

10. Comilla Medical College :

Comilla Medical College

Comilla Medical College is a government medical school near Kuchaitoli in Comilla, Bangladesh. Construction began in 1979, with the college open for one year from 1981-1982 before it closed for a decade. Reopened in 1992 due to local demand, the college offers MBBS degrees.



11. Khulna Medical College :

Khulna Medical College

Khulna Medical College (KMC) was established in 1990 at Khulna City, Bangladesh to provide quality medical education to students of MBBS course. It provides MBBS degree under Rajshahi University. It is the highest center or treatment for various disease at this zone. The admission procedure is organized by DGHS, Govt. of Bangladesh.


12. Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College :

Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College

Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (Bengali: শহীদ জিয়াউর রহমান মেডিকেল কলেজ হাসপাতালে) is a government medical school in Bangladesh, established in 1992. It is located in Bogra town. It is affiliated with the University of Rajshahi.

At first, it was started as a medical college collaborating with Mohammad Ali Hospital, Bogra. In 2006, a brand new hospital and college campus was constructed on the outskirts of Bogra city, beside the Dhaka-Rangpur highway, named on the basis of Shaheed President Ziaur Rahman who was born at Bogra.

13. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University :


Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) is the premier Postgraduate Medical Institution of the country. It bears the heritage to Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research (IPGMR) which was established in December 1965. In the year 1998 the Government converted IPGMR into a Medical University for expanding the facilities for higher medical education and research in the country. It has an enviable reputation for providing high quality postgraduate education in different specialties.

The university has strong link with other professional bodies at home and abroad. The university is expanding rapidly and at present, the university has many departments equipped with modern technology for service, teaching and research. Besides education, the university plays the vital role of promoting research activities in various discipline of medicine. Since its inception, the university has also been delivering general and specialized clinical service as a tertiary level healthcare center.

14. Faridpur Medical College :

15. Pabna Medical College :

16. Dinajpur Medical College :

17. Abdul Malek Ukil Medical :

18. Cox’s Bazar Medical :

19. Jessore Medical :

20. Satkhira Medical College :

21. Shahid Syed Nazrul Islam :

22. Kushtia Medical College :

23. Sheikh Sayera Khatun Medical College :

24. Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College :

25. Tangail Medical College :

26. Jamalpur Medical College26. Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj :

27. Shaheed M. Monsur Ali Medical College :

28. Patuakhali Medical College :

29. Rangamati Medical College :

30. Mugda Medical College :

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