MBBS Couse will offer in IIT Kharagpur
IIT-Kharagpur will start MBBS course by 2020-2021
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is expected to induct its first batch of MBBS students by 2020-21, PTI reported on Thursday. “The first phase of construction of the Dr BC Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research will get over by June this year and we are working towards making the hospital operational from 2018,” said Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, Deputy Director of IIT-Kharagpur. “Then, as per regulation, we can start offering the MBBS programme by 2020-2021.”
In the first phase of construction, the hospital and ancillary building would be built, while residential towers for doctors, students and support staff would be constructed in the second, Bhattacharyya explained.
The Dr BC Roy Institute of Medical Science & Research will come up in the Balarampur area adjoining the IIT campus on an 18-acre parcel of land. It will have 400 beds, which will later be increased by 350. The Union Human Resource Development had sanctioned Rs 150 crore for the project. The remaining amount might be raised through donations, he said.
MBBS Couse will start in IIT Kgp
The MBBS degree will be awarded by IIT-Kharagpur, which is yet to formulate the admission process
The IIT will not directly run the hospital but will, instead, create a registered society. It will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the society to run the hospital on a no-profit, no-loss mode.
IIT KGP Also offer The School of Medical Science & Technology (MMST)
Eligibility for MMST
The eligibility criterion for admission to MMST students is MBBS Degree recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI) with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate and having passed mathematics at +2 level (even as additional subject) or from any recognized Open University. Seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC(Non creamy layer) candidates and persons with disability (PwD) as per Govt. of India rules.
Mode of Selection
MMST students – The selection is strictly based on the performance of the candidates in the written test of 2 hours duration. The candidate needs to answer 120 questions, out of which 75 questions are from the MBBS syllabi. The remaining questions are equally distributed to cover the syllabi of +2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each correct answer carries one mark and each wrong answer carries negative 0.25 marks.