|Prime Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh (PMC) At a Glance|
|Year of foundation of Prime Medical College||2008|
|Government or Private||Private|
|International MBBS students in PMC||317|
|Number of Indian students||200+|
|No. of hospitals in PMC with Beds||1/750 beds|
|Class Commencement||January every year|
|Eligibility Criteria in 10+2||60% in PCB, Minimum 7 GPA|
|NEET Criteria||NEET qualified|
|IELTS/TOFEL Criteria||Not Applicable|
|MBBS Course Duration||5 Years + 1 Yr Internship|
|Medium of Instructions||Complete English|
|Is Bengali language Taught?||No|
|Recognition and Affiliations||WHO, MCI, BMDC, NMC|
|Recognition of PMC||MCI and WHO Approved|
|Nearest International Airport||Dhaka|
|Nearest Domestic Airport||Saidpur (45 km, 1 hour 30 minutes)|
|Distance from India||390 km, 11 hours by bus from Kolkata, 5 hours from Siliguri or 5 hrs by flight via Dhaka|
|Average Weather in Rangpur||Jan Lowest: 12°C, April to Sept Highest: 33°C|
Prime Medical College Total package is Rs 28,85,000 including Hostel. NO HIDDEN COST
Omkar Medicom Packages of Bangladesh include Tuition Fees, Hostel Fees, Visa Fees in India, 1st time Airfare/Bus fare/Train fare from Kolkata, Accompanying charges to the College, All Admission charges, Invitation and Authorization from Bangladesh, Consultancy charges.
|Prime Medical College Bangladesh Fees|
|Part 1: Seat Book, Admission and 1st Year Fees
|Tuition Fee||3500 $||10000 $||8600 $|
|(INR)||(Rs 2,45,000)||(Rs 7,00,000)||(Rs 6,02,000)|
|Total Yrly||Rs 3,65,000||Rs 7,00,000||Rs 6,02,000|
|Prime Medical College Rangpur Fees|
|Part 2: 2nd Year to 5th Year Fees
|Tuition||8100 $||8100 $||600 $||600 $|
1 $(US Dollar) = Rs 70 approximately. All payments in Bangladesh has to be made in US Dollar.
Prime Medical College has 3- sharing Hostel facilities for International students. Boys and Girls hostel buildings are separate. Boys hostel is 3 minutes walking and Girls hostel is 2 minutes walking from the Medical College campus. Students can also stay in rented apartments of their own choice, if they wish. In the hostels mess food is provided at a fixed monthly rate.
Payments in Prime Medical College Bangladesh:
1st Year's Admission fee to be paid immediately after getting the Confirmation letter scanned copy of Prime Medical College. Subsequently, fees are payable as it will be mentioned in the Admission/Offer Letter. Students failing to pass the Final MBBS Exam in five years must pay nominal tuition fees and Hostel fees for an extended period.
Prime Medical College Campus:
Prime Medical College (PMC) Campus is located at Rangpur in North-west Bangladesh. It is 180 km from Bagdogra International airport near Siliguri of West Bengal. It is located half a Kilometer from Central Bus Terminal of Rangpur and within the limit of Rangpur City Corporation. The college campus is surrounded by the lush green trees adjacent to the Badarganj Road, Rangpur. It was established in 2008 by a group of dedicated business family of Rangpur.
Prime Medical College is a seven-storied building to run all the administrative and academic activities. This is a quite spacious building built with a modern structural design. All the modern facilities of an ideal medical-educational institute are available here. The outlook of the college building is magnificent. Every floor of the medical college has a capacity of approximately 25,000 sqft. There is an adequate number of teachers and other staff at this College. At present, the College is permitted to teach 150 students per year.
Class Rooms & Anatomy Lab:
There are four extensive fully air-conditioned Galleries with multimedia and digital sound system for lectures. Besides, there are department tutorial rooms attached to the respective departments. The Dissection Hall has seven Cadavers for anatomy dissection. The Pathology Lab and other laboratories of various departments are well equipped with modern instruments.
Each classroom of the college is provided with an overhead projector, slide projector, and a microphone system. Teaching is further enhanced by Multimedia projectors and computers.
Teaching Methods :
Teaching is imparted through lectures, demonstration, tutorials, ward clinics, practical classes, field visits, guided study tours, and surveys on health problems. Monthly clinical meetings are held regularly.
Library of Prime Medical College:
Prime Medical College has an enriched library located on the Ground floor of the Academic building. The library has a total collection of over 1,000 Textbooks of the latest addition, references, monographs & journals in various subjects, magazines, and newspapers. The library of PMC facilitates students and teachers to get updated information. The reading room can accommodate about 300 students at a time. Students and teachers can also borrow textbooks for use at home. Recently, an internet connection has been provided in the library to download recent scientific materials. The library remains open from 8 am to 4 pm except for holidays. There is also a Scanner Machine for the facilities of the students.
The Prime Medical College Hospital started its function in 2007. It now has a bed capacity of 750 beds. PMCH is a tertiary care medical facility in Rangpur. The Hospital provides almost all sorts of Medical & Surgical services. The Hospital has well equipped;
The Hospital also has several additional services like Dialysis Center, Radiology & Imaging Stone Crash Center, Specialist Consultation Center, and Diagnostic Center supported with modern equipment.
Renowned specialists, highly skilled technical, nursing aides, and supporting staff contribute to this Hospital's reputation as a Medical Center of Excellence in this region.
The Hospital conducts clinical-social services (cataract operation, cleft-lip & cleft-palate operation) for society's underprivileged section. These activities are performed free of cost.
Prime Medical College Hospital also has;
Academic activities of Prime Medical College are carried out with the following facilities:
Strength of International Students in Prime Medical College:
Prime Medical College was permitted to take International students from 2014. At present, nearly 317 students from 2 countries study MBBS at Prime. Out of them, 200+ are from India only. Rest are from Nepal. That means nearly 50% of the students in PMC are international students from different parts of India, like West Bengal, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tamil nadu, Punjab Kashmir, Bihar, UP, Rajsthan, Delhi, and Nepal and a few from Bhutan.
Language of Instructions:
All the medical subjects are taught in the English medium at Prime Medical College, Rangpur. Indian students will bring textbooks from India only.
Omkar Medicom will provide the Booklist for 1st year's students. The College will give the Booklist from the 2nd year onwards.
Prime Medical College has two separate hostels for male and female students managed by the college administration. Both are located outside the campus, only 2-3 minutes walking distance. The hostels provide;
The hostel Common Room has facilities like a TV with a Cable connection. Students get a homely environment for studies within strong discipline monitored by the college administration.
Prime Medical College is located in Pirjabad, Badarganj area of Rangpur, 40 km away from the nearest airport of Saidpur and 6 km from Rangpur Railway station. The campus is in the outskirts of Rangpur city and the nearby area is surrounded by a picturesque lush green environment of the village.
Geographical details of Rangpur: