The Khulna Medical College (KMC), established in 1990, is a medical institution with the Khulna Medical College and Hospital, also know as “250 bed hospital”, in Bangladesh. It is situated in the city of Khulna near the Khulna inter-district Bus Stand at the entrance to the city. Though new, the institution has a glorious performance in medical education.
Before 1989 Khulna Medical College Hospital was known as 250 bed Hospital. A plan to establish a medical college was taken into consideration in the year. So KMC was born. In its early days starting only with a few students and almost without any infrastructure, the college began to train undergraduate students. PGT trainings were also given in the hospital. Thereafter many other facilities including educational, research and residential facilitation were made available.
Khulna Medical College is affiliated under Rajshahi University along with 9 other government and private medical colleges under the same university. The students receive MBBS degree from Rajshahi University after completion of 5th year and passing the final Professional MBBS examination.
This college is directly governed by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council BMDC an affiliate of Ministry of Health.
The Professional examinations are held under the University and results are given thereby. Internal Examinations are also taken on regular interval namely Card completions, term end and regular assessments.
Khulna Medical College has necessary buildings for training and education. There is an academic building adjacent to the hospital building. It is a four storey building housed with the administrative and academic sections. All the departments are there: offices, students’ section, Principal and other offices. For educational purpose there are classrooms, Galleries, Library and an Audio-visual Unit. There are 4 large galleries for combined classes.
There are 6 hostels for students. 2 boys hostel, 1 girls hostel and 3 hostel for internee doctors. the girls hostel and one of the boys hostel is 4 storied.Qurters for the staffs and officers of both college and hospital are also in the boundary.