Katihar Medical College and Hospital

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Katihar Medical College and Hospital
कटिहार मेडिकल कॉलेज हॉस्पिटल
Other name
KMCH
Type Private
Established 1987 (1987)[1]
Founder Al-Karim Educational Trust
Affiliation Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University
Chairman Ahmad Ashfaque Karim
Principal N. P. Yadav[2]
Undergraduates 100[3][4]
Postgraduates 42[5]
Address Karim Bagh[6], Katihar, Bihar, 854106, India
25°34′57″N 87°32′44″E / 25.5826°N 87.5455°E / 25.5826; 87.5455
Sports Cricket[7]
Website www.kmckatihar.org

Katihar Medical College & Hospital (KMCH) is a private medical college situated in the city of Katihar in the Indian state of Bihar.[8][9][10] Established in 1987, it is affiliated with Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University. Katihar Medical College offers undergraduate courses in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and post-graduate courses (MD/MS And PG Diploma) in almost all Clinical and Non-Clinical Subjects. The college was established and is maintained by the Patna-based Al-Karim Educational Trust.[6][1]

Campus

Katihar Medical College & Hospital spans an area of more than 55 acres (22.25 hectares), with a built-up area of 900,000 square feet (84,000 m2). It is located at Karim Bagh on the Katihar-Purnia road, at an approximate distance of 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the Katihar Junction railway station.[6][11] Located in the main building of the institute, the college library covers an area of 17,500 square feet (1,630 m2). The library houses over 16,000 books and has subscriptions to 51 Indian and 57 foreign journals.[12] A 500-seat college auditorium is used for cultural programs and seminars run by the college.[13] The college also hosts a 590-bed general hospital staffed by 331 doctors and 175 nurses.[14]

Administration

The college was established in 1987 by the Patna-based Al-Karim Educational Trust with the objective of providing specialised medical facilities for the region.[1] Ahmad Ashfaque Karim is the Chairman and Managing Director of the college and also the Founder Chairman of its parent Al-Karim Education Trust.[15] The Principal of the college is N. P. Yadav.[2]

Academics

Katihar Medical College & Hospital is affiliated with Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University and is recognised by the Medical Council of India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the Government of India.[1]

Admission

The college admits 100 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) students annually. Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in the National Eligibility and Entrance Test.[16] Sixty percent, 25 percent, and 15 percent of seats are reserved for the Muslim community, general category, and Non-Resident Indian candidates, respectively.[17] It is the only private medical college of Bihar to have a Non-Resident Indian quota.[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Prospectus2016" (PDF). kmckatihar.org. Archived (PDF) from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Teaching Staff List". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Ruchir Kumar (2 February 2016). "MCI recommends Centre not to renew 260 MBBS seats in Bihar". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Courses". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Katihar Medical College, Katihar". mbbsinfo.wordpress.com. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "Welcome to Katihar Medical College". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "अंतर महाविद्यालय क्रिकेट टूर्नामेंट का शुभारंभ". Dainik Jagran. 17 October 2016. Archived from the original on 5 March 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Capitation fees out, private medical colleges hike tuition charges". The Economic Times. 26 September 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Worldwide Achievers Felicitated the Winners of Healthcare Excellence Summit & Awards 2015". Business Wire India. 24 December 2015. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "Cost of studying medicine in different states". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 15 April 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Introduction". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 10 April 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "Library". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "Auditorium". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  14. ^ "Citizen's Charter". kmckatihar.org. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  15. ^ "Chairman's Message". kmckatihar.org. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  16. ^ "Academic Programmes". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  17. ^ "Undergraduate Overview". Katihar Medical College. Archived from the original on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
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