Bangladesh Medical College is the oldest private medical school in Bangladesh. It was established in 1986 by Bangladesh Medical Studies and Research Institute (BMSRI), a non-profit organisation that runs the college and associated hospital. The University of Dhaka granted affiliation in 1988. It is located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka
It offers a five-year course of study leading to a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. A one-year internship after graduation is not compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. Bangladesh Medical College Journal is the official journal of the college.
The college’s six-story academic building is attached to a six-story, 500-bed teaching hospital, Bangladesh Medical College Hospital.
The College is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council since 1986. BMC has been enlisted in the World Directory of Medical Schools effective 1995 published by World Health Organization which entitles the graduates of BMC recognition all over the world. They are also eligible to take the United States Medical License Examinations (USMLE).
The College and the attached Hospital in Dhanmondi Campus are accommodated in two 6 storied buildings with arrangements for 500 inpatients.
The College has recently acquired a large and modern mobile hospital with a fully air conditioned operation theatre, patient examination and treatment arrangements.
There are 5 large fully air conditioned class rooms with closed circuit televisions for lectures. In addition, there are departmental tutorial rooms attached with the respective departments. The laboratories of various departments like Pathology, Biochemistry, etc are well equipped with instruments. The College has a modern fully air conditioned library located on the first floor. The library has a collection of over 6674 books including expensive latest monographs. It subscribes 16 international medical journals on an annual basis.
Address: Rd No. 14A, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh