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What are the best colleges in Kolkata to pursue medical?

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The medical field or medicine is the science which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and curing of diseases. The person who practices medicine is referred to as a medical doctor, physician, medical practitioner or simply doctor. The people who want to help others, have a caring nature and want to heal other people should try to become a doctor. A doctor is a life saver for many, hence, this profession is considered to be of a very high stature.

If you want to pursue a career in medicine then there are a large number of courses to choose from-


  • B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery)
  • D.S (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
  • B .Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
  • Sc Nursing
  • P.T (Physiotherapy)
  • O.T (Occupational Therapy)
  • H.M.S (Homeopathy Medicine)
  • U.M.S (Unani Medicine)
  • A.M.S (Ayurvedic Siddha Medicine)

This list proves that medical field is very vast. A person aspiring to pursue a career in this field can choose from several options. If you have an interest in this area and you want to help other people by your knowledge then you must definitely go for it. The remuneration received by a doctor is also very high.

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There are several medical institutions in India which provide a degree in medical science. It is not necessary that you will get proper education from all medical colleges. Before choosing a medical college you must examine all the pros and cons of it carefully. Even if you hold a degree of medicine but lack appropriate knowledge of this field then your career is deemed to go down. So, the best way is to take admission in a well-recognized college so that your future is secured. Now I’m going to list some best colleges in Kolkata which produce adroit medical practitioners.

  • Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education And Research (IPGMER) - IPGMER is one of the prestigious colleges for pursuing medical and is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata. The campus is pretty well-organized as compared to other colleges in West Bengal. The laboratories are spacious and well-equipped with new instruments. The faculty of the college is also very qualified. IPGMER is a renowned college of Kolkata and is known to provide quality education. The admission in IPGMER is on the basis of NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) exam score.
  • West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) – WBUHS is one of the most prominent universities of Kolkata. It produces an exceptional batch of medical practitioners every year. WBUHS offers undergraduate, postgraduate and post-doctoral courses in Modern, Homeopathic, Ayurvedic, Unani, systems of medicine. This university intakes students through its own entrance test and also through NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) exam score.

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  • Calcutta National Medical College (CNMC) - CNMC is a leading institute for medical education and research in Kolkata. It is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS). It is one of the most prestigious colleges in Kolkata. The admission to Calcutta National Medical College is through the NEET exam score of the candidate for both undergraduate and postgraduate
  • KPC Medical College and Hospital (KPCM) – It is a private medical college cum hospital in Kolkata which offers various courses like MBBS, MD, MS, etc with a variety of course specializations. The undergraduate program of KPC Medical College helps candidates to become medical professionals with moral values needed to serve the society. The admission to KPCM is again on the basis of NEET exam score followed by counseling.
  • Kolkata Medical College- It is among the oldest medical colleges in India which date back to 1835. Kolkata Medical College also called Calcutta Medical College is one of the most renowned medical institution in Kolkata which offers the degree of MBBS as well as specialized and post-graduate degrees. This college accepts NEET exam score for the admission.

These were a few medical colleges situated in the city of Kolkata. These colleges enjoy a great reputation in our country. Due to these institutions, the city of Kolkata produces very efficient doctors. So if you are planning to pursue a medical degree in Kolkata, you are making a right choice.

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