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West Bengal gets 67 more MD, MS Seat in 2017-18

West Bengal gets 67 more MD, MS Seat in 2017-18

As per the Central Government notification issued on 28th February, 2017, the centre has approved 25 MD/MS seats in West Bengal medical colleges. These seats have been increased following decision of the Union health ministry to allow one professor to have three PG students against two at present and Associate professor, two students instead of one at present.

Besides this, a number of PG seats have been added with the January Notification of the Ministry of health and Family welfare that permitted many medical colleges to start PG courses in many specialties in the state or increase the number of seats. This makes the total number of increase in PG seats for 2017-18 as 67

The Centre has approved over 4,000 Post Graduate seats in medical colleges and hospitals across the country for the academic session 2017-18, Union Health Minister J P Nadda has said.

Following is the Course wise list of  increased MD/MS seats in West Bengal medical colleges;

Name of the College Location Course Previous Seats New Seats Increase
Calcutta National Medical College ( wide31st Jan Notification) Kolkata Md (Anaesthesia ) 6 8 2
Calcutta National Medical College Kolkata Md (Pathology) 2 4 2
Institute Of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research Kolkata Md (Paediatrics) 4 7 3
Calcutta National Medical College Kolkata Ms (Obg) 10 14 4
Nilratan Sircar Medical College Kolkata Md (Paediatrics) 5 9 4
Calcutta National Medical College Kolkata Md (Psychiatry) 2 3 1
Calcutta National Medical College ( wide 28th Feb Notification) Kolkata Md (Anesthesiology) 8 13 5
Esi Corporation Medical College Kolkata Ms (Obg) 2 6 4
Esi-Pgimer Esi Hospital Kolkata Md (Anesthesiology) 1 5 4
North Bengal Medical College Thiknikata Ms (Obg) 2 9 7
North Bengal Medical College Thiknikata Md (Radio-Diagnosis) 2 6 4

Besides the increase, More seats have been added with the following Medical Colleges being allowed to start new courses. These include

Sno Name of Medical College Location Course Seats Approved
1 Nilratan Sircar Medical College Kolkata Md (Microbiology) 3
2 Nilratan Sircar Medical College Kolkata Md (Pharmacology) 3
3 K P C Medical College & Hospital Kolkata Md (Psychiatry) 2
4 K P C Medical College & Hospital Kolkata Md (Microbiology) 3
5 Calcutta National Medical College Kolkata Ms (Community Medicine ) 6
6 Calcutta National Medical College Kolkata Md (Dvl) 2
7 Icare Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Haldia Md (Pathology) 2
8 Icare Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Haldia Md (Microbiology) 2
9 Icare Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Haldia Md (Pharmacology) 2
10 Icare Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Haldia Md (Biochemistry) 2

Source: self
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