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Last updated 17-06-2013

Gonoshasthaya Samaj Vittik Medical College

Bangladesh

General information

Main address

P.O. Mirjanagar, Savar, Dhaka-1344, Bangladesh

Phone +880 2 7792225
Fax +880 2 7791755
E-mail principal (at) gonosvmc.org
WWW http://www.gonosvmc.org/

Visitor address

Savar, Dhaka-1344, Bangladesh

Former names:

  • Samaj Vittik Medical College - until 0

Year founded: 1998
Year instruction started: 1998

Private institution?

Affiliated to

  • Gono Bishwabidyalay - founded 1998

Main teaching language: English
Other languages of instruction: Bangla

Title of qualifications awarded: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Abbreviation: MBBS

Years required to graduate: 5 years

Foreign/overseas and national students are admitted

Tuition fees: All students pay tuition fee

Legal status and affiliations

The medical school is:

  • a private institution ?
  • the owner is located in the same country
  • a faculty/school/department of the university

The medical school is part of or affiliated to one university in the same country:

  • Gono Bishwabidyalay - founded: 1998

Institutional partnership

The medical school has no partner or subordinate educational institutions affiliated to it.

The medical school or faculty offers specialised programmes in medicine in addition to the programme leading to a basic medical qualification

  • other specialised programme

The school is academically linked with training programmes in other major health-care disciplines

  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy

Admission

Admission office

Address:

P.O. Mirjanagar, Savar, Dhaka-1344, Bangladesh

Phone +880 2 7792225
Fax +880 2 7791755
WWW http://www.gonosvmc.org/

Visitor address:

Not specified

Title/position of the person responsible for administration of admission process:

Not specified

Admission requirements

The school applies only the national or common admission requirements

The school uses the results of a national entrance examination. It does not use its own entrance examination.

The school:

  • admits both female and male students
  • admits foreign/overseas students and national students.
  • does not admit students with other graduate degrees into a shorter or otherwise different progamme
  • has an affirmative action programme to support the admission of underrepresented groups, or any other form of programme to support the admission of minority groups
  • does not offer a pre-medical course ?

Tuition fees: All students pay tuition fee

Foreign/overseas students are eligible to practise in the country after qualification.

Medical programme

Title(s) of the qualification awarded on graduation

In English: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Common abbreviation: MBBS

Structure

Number of years of study required in order to graduate from the programme in basic medical education: 5 years

Percentage of admitted students expected to complete the programme: 96 per cent or more

The programme in basic medical education last revised: 2010

The programme is:

  • Nothing specified

Clinical training requirements

- including both theoretical instruction and practical experience

Number of years of the programme which include clinical training: 1.5
Number of weeks of clinical training in the programme: Not specified

Number of years of the programme which include time with real patients: 3
Number of weeks of the programme which include time with real patients: Not specified

Students must satisfy the following requirements for clinical training to be licensed to practise as a medical doctor:

  • requirements for completion of a supervised period of clinical practice after graduation such as internship or pre-registration training

Total number of final student assessments/examinations in each year of the programme:

Not specified

Delivery of the programme in other countries

Timing and the academic year

Academic year, average number of weeks: Not specified

Instruction in year 1 of the programme starts in: Not specified
Instruction in the following years starts in a different month

Total number of scheduled hours of instruction (contact hours) for a student in each year of the programme:

Not specified

Numbers of staff and students

Teaching staff

Total number of academic staff employed by the medical school and involved in the teaching process:

Number of full-time staff: 205
Number of part-time staff:

(Figures does not include the hospital and community based clinicians who contribute to the medical programme by supervision of clinical training.)

Students

Number of full-time students admitted to the first year of the medical programme:

2010
Men0
Women0
Total150
Foreign/overseas students0

Number of part-time students admitted to the first year of the medical programme:

None specified

Total number of students in all years of the medical programme (medical student population):

2010
Men0
Women0
Total600
Foreign/overseas students0

Number of graduates from the medical programme:

None specified

Teaching facilities and student services

Teaching facilities available for the medical programme:

None specified

Access to hospitals or other clinical facilities for clinical training:

None specified

Computer system or network

Available

Library services

Available

Student support and participation

Medical school/university student services and support:

None specified

Any student organisation at the medical school:

No?

Recognition, accreditation and quality assurance

The medical school and its programme in medical education are subject to accreditation or a similar process of official recognition.

Authority, agency or agencies responsible for recognition/accredition:

Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council
203, Shaheed Sayed Nazrul Islam Sarani (86, Bijoy Nagar) Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh'''''''

E-mail bmdc_mh (at) bangla.net
WWW http://www.bmdc.org.bd

Last recognition/accreditation of the school took place in: Not specified

Recognition/accreditation valid until: 2010

Duration of the recognition/accreditation of the school: Not specified