Jahurul Islam Medical College (JIMC) established in 1992 by Jahurul Islam, is the second oldest private medical school in Bangladesh. Located at the village of Bhagalpur, in BajitpurUpazila of Kishoreganj District, it is the first medical school situated in a rural area of the country. It is affiliated with University of Dhaka as a constituent college.
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 compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.
Industrialist and philanthropist Jahurul Islam set up, through the Aftab–Rahima Welfare Trust, several healthcare organizations in his home village of Bhagalpur. The first two, in 1989, what was initially a 250-bed hospital that would become Jahurul Islam Medical College Hospital, and Jahurul Islam Nursing Training Institute.
The college is located in the village of Bhagalpur, in Bajitpur Upazila of Kishoreganj District, about 500 metres (1,600 ft) from Bajitpur Railway Station. Within the self-contained campus, arranged among gardens around an S-shaped lake, are an academic building, separate hostels for men and women, staff quarters, and Jahurul Islam Medical College Hospital, the college’s 390-bed teaching hospital. The final phase of hospital construction will expand capacity to 500 beds.
Jahurul Islam Nursing Training Institute shares the campus. It is approved by the Bangladesh Nursing Council and the Directorate of Nurses Services (DNS).
Address: Vagolpur-Bajitpur Bazar Rd, 2336, Bangladesh.