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West Bengal University of Health Sciences

The West Bengal University of Health Sciences
পশ্চিমবঙ্গ স্বাস্থ্য বিজ্ঞান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Established 2003
Type Public
Chancellor Keshari Nath Tripathi
Governor of West Bengal
Vice-Chancellor Dr Amit Banerjee[1]
Location Kolkata, West Bengal
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC

The West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS) has been set up by an Act of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in the year 2003 for better management of the health and medical education related courses which were so far taught separately by the University of Calcutta, and the Universities of Burdwan and North Bengal. All the courses have been brought under one umbrella for helping in upgrading the level of teaching in the state.


  • Affiliated institutions 1
    • Modern medicine 1.1
      • Name of Institution offering MBBS and/or MD/MS 1.1.1
      • Institutions offering only MD and higher degrees 1.1.2
    • Homoeopathic medicine 1.2
      • Institutes offering MD and BHMS 1.2.1
      • Institutes offering BHMS 1.2.2
    • Dental institutes 1.3
    • Pharmacy 1.4
    • Nursing colleges 1.5
    • Physiotherapy Institutes 1.6
    • Ayurvedic Institute 1.7
    • Unani Institutes 1.8
    • Allied Health 1.9
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Affiliated institutions

Modern medicine

Name of Institution offering MBBS and/or MD/MS

  1. Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta
  2. IPGMER and SSKM Hospital, Calcutta
  3. Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta
  4. R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta
  5. Calcutta National Medical College, Calcutta
  6. Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan
  7. Midnapore Medical College and Hospital, West Midnapore
  8. Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura
  9. North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri
  10. KPC Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta
  11. College of Medicine & JNM Hospital, Kalyani, Nadia
  12. Maldah Medical College and Hospital, Malda
  13. College of Medicine & Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kamarhati, Calcutta
  14. Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital, Berhampore, Murshidabad
  15. Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Joka, Kolkata
  16. ICARE Medical College & B C Roy Hospital,Haldia
  17. IQ City Medical College, Durgapur, Barddhaman

Institutions offering only MD and higher degrees

  1. Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata
  2. School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata (also offers MSc in Medical Biotechnology)
  3. Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Kolkata
  4. Chittaranjan Seva Sadan Sishu Sadan & College of Obst. & Gynae., Kolkata
  5. Institute of Child Health, Kolkata
  6. All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Kolkata
  7. Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Kolkata
  8. Dr. B.C. Ray Memorial Children Hospital, Kolkata
  9. Command Hospital, Kolkata

Homoeopathic medicine

The WBUHS is currently offering two courses in Homoeopathy - Doctor of Medicine (Homoeopathy) and Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS).

Institutes offering MD and BHMS

  1. National Institute of Homoeopathy, Block-GE, Sector III, Salt Lake, Kolkatta - 700106.
  2. Calcutta Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 265/66, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkatta - 700009.(ONLY B.H.M.S. COURSE AVAILABLE).
  3. D.N. De Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 12, G.K. Road, Kolkatta - 700046.
  4. Mahesh Bhattacharya Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, H.I.T. Road, Ichapur, Doomurjala, Howrah - 711104

Institutes offering BHMS

  1. Bengal Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Ismile, Asansol, Dist. Burdwan - 713301.
  2. Birbhum Vivekananda Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, P.O. Sainthia, Dist. Birbhum - 731234.
  3. Burdwan Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Raj Ganj, P.O. Nutanganj, Dist. Burdwan - 713102.
  4. Kharagpur Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Kaushallya, P.O. Kharagpur, Dist. Midnapore - 721301.
  5. Mahesh Bhattacharya Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, H.I.T. Road, Ichapur, Doomurjala, Howrah - 711104.
  6. Midnapore Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, P.O. and Dist. Midnapore - 721104.
  7. Metropolitan Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 77 & 160, Bipin Behari Ganguly St, Kolkata 700012.
  8. Netai Charan Chakravarty Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 106-107, Joynaraian Babu and Anand Dutta Lane, Howrah - 711101.
  9. P.C. Memorial Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 14/1, Narkeldanga,North Road, Kolkatta.
  10. Purulia Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, P.O. Dalmihadiba, Dist. Purulia 723102.

Dental institutes

  1. Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkata BDS,MDS
  2. Guru Nanak Institute of Dental Sciences and Research,Panihati BDS,MDS
  3. North Bengal Dental College, Siliguri BDS
  4. Burdwan Dental College, Burdwan BDS


  1. Institute of Pharmacy, Jalpaiguri

Nursing colleges

  1. W.B.Govt.College of Nursing, Msc,Bsc
  2. B.M.Birla College of Nursing, MSC
  3. College of Nursing at R.N.Tagore Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bsc,MSC
  4. Sovarani Nursing College, BSc
  5. Ma Sarada College of Nursing, Bsc
  6. College of Nursing, Medical College, Kolkata, Bsc
  7. Sister Florence College of Nursing,81 Diamond Harbour Road, Barisa, Kolkata, Post Basic Bsc
  8. Peerless College of Nursing,360 Panchasayar,Kolkata 700094, Post Basic Bsc,Bsc
  9. Govt. College of Nursing, SSKM Hosp. Campus,Kolkata, Msc,Bsc
  10. Woodlands college of nursing,Diamond Harbour Road,Bhasa,kolkata.Bsc
  11. Bhagirati Neotia College of Nursing
  12. Apollo Gleangles College of Nursing
  13. Charnock College of Nursing
  14. NRS Medical College, BSC, MSC
  15. NIOH

Physiotherapy Institutes

  1. Haldia Institute of Health Sciences, Haldia BPT
  2. School of Physical Medicine, IPGME&R BPT
  3. National Inst. Of Orthopaedically Handicapped, Kolkata BPT
  4. Nopany Institute of Healthcare Studies.koL, BPT,MPT
  5. MRCC College of Orthopaedics, Midnapore BPT
  6. Vidyasagar Institute of Health, Midnapore BPT
  7. Ali Yabar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped, Kolkata BPT
  8. S.C.Garg Institute of Science & Technology, Kolkata BPT
  9. Burdwan Institute of Medical and Life Sciences, Burdwan BPT,MPT
  10. Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratisthan Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Kolkata- 700026 BPT
  11. Peerless Hospital & BK Roy Research Centre, 360 Panchasayar,Kolkata 700094 BPT
  12. SPG College of Health Sciences Baruipur, Kolkata- 700145 BPT
  13. Centre for Communication and Development, Madhyamgram,24 Parganas (North) BPT
  14. National Institute of Orthopaedically Handicapped, BT Road, Kolkata BPT

Ayurvedic Institute

  1. Institute of Post Graduate Ayurvedic Education & Research, Kolkata FOR MD
  2. J. B. Roy State Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata-For BAMS
  3. Rajib Gandhi Memorial, Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital,Fingapara, 24- pgs. BAMS
  4. Raghunath Ayurved Mahavidyalaya and Hospital, Contai, Purba Medinipur . BAMS

Unani Institutes

  1. Calcutta Unani Medical college BUMS

Allied Health

  1. All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health
  2. National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped

See also


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External links

  • West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • Medical Entrance Exams

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