M Abdur Rahim Medical College, Dinjapur

In the year 1978–79 Bangladesh government planned to establish medical colleges at Bogra, Comilla, Dinajpur, Faridpur, Kushtia, Khulna, Noakhali and Pabna with a view to improve the healthcare services in the country. In the year 1980–81 medical colleges were started functioning at Comilla, Khulna, Pabna and IPGMR (Dhaka). Subsequently, the programme was abandoned and the students were shifted to the established existing eight medical colleges. In the year 1991–92 the government felt the need of establishment more medical colleges for medical education facilities in the country and thereby release the burden imposed on the existing medical colleges. Accordingly, the government made commitment to establish 5 new medical colleges at Dinajpur, Bogra, Khulna, Faridpur and Comilla. Thus 5 medical colleges had been established in 1999-91-year with annual intake of 50 students each medical college. On 16 August 1992 Dinajpur Medical Colleges started functioning at Dinajpur main town occupying a hostel of general government college and a rented private building named ‘Hamana Bhaban’. It was shifted to new building proper at Ananada Sagor area near Dinajpur main town on 1 July 2000. Dinajpur Sadar hospital was used as temporary medical college hospital. Medical college was started functioning in building proper in college campus on 7 March 2010.Now Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital is have excellent campus with annual intake of approximately 150 students.

It is affiliated with Rajshahi University. It was renamed from Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital to M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital after M. Abdur Rahim.[1]

It offers five-year medical education course leading to MBBS. One-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental council.It also offers some postgraduate courses under BSMMU. Graduates of this medical college are eligible for USMLE, PLAB examination and the degree is recognised by WHO. Dinajpur Medical College is listed in IMED.

M Abdur Rahim medical college Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the Northern part of Bangladesh. It is a 500-bed teaching hospital. There are 17 operation theatres in the hospital, of which, 12 are general, two emergency, one labour and two daily. The hospital has introduced some new departments, including cancer, urology and radiotherapy.The hospital building has an underground car parking facility. It has the ability to accommodate above 1000 patients. The present government has decided to open 20 bed burn unit in this medical college hospital. PGT trainings are also given in the hospital. This Medical college is affiliated by Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeon for undertaking any post graduate training and Postgraduate courses. Many facilities like academics, research and residency are available here

The name of the boys hostel is Dr. Md. Yousuf Ali Hall. It includes two four-storied buildings beside the play ground.The name of the girls hostel is Dr. Md. Taibur Rahman Hall. It includes three four-storied building.It has three blocks. Eastern block, Western block and Main hostel.

There are two four-storied building for intern doctors. One for boys and one for girls. They are well decorated and behind the hospital for 24-hour medical service.There are two hostels for trainee nurses, near the nursing institute. There are also number of quarters for teachers, doctors, nurses and guest house for guests.

Dinajpur Medical College admits 150 students into the MBBS degree programme yearly under the government medical admission test. Dinajpur Medical College is under DGHS and curriculum by BMDC(Bangladesh medical and dental council). Like other government medical colleges, to be admitted into Dinajpur Medical College need to be follow DGHS rules. The admission test is conducted centrally by Director of Medical Education under DGHS. Dinajpur Medical College admits a good number of postgraduate students on different postgraduate courses offering by the college under BSMMU.Dinajpur Medical College is affiliated by BSMMU and BCPS. For foreign students, admission is through the Embassy of Bangladesh in respective countries. Many students from Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan are Studying here. 19 batches have passed from this medical college successfully.

The library is situated on the 4th floor of Office building with a large collection of medical books. MARMC has a fast developing special library section with books on educational innovations, educational psychology, instructional techniques, curriculum development, curriculum evaluation etc. The library is equipped with IT, internet and photocopy facilities. We have all the required books essential for MBBS and postgraduate courses.

All books and journals are properly indexed and catalogued with computerized database. In addition there are departmental miniature libraries for references. Many WHO and other publications on Human Resource Development for Health are also available.  The library is being enriched day by day. The library is open for student and teacher 8.00 AM to 09.00 PM. There are more then 150 Journal and more then 23000 Medical book.

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