32 Gorachand Road, Kolkata

Estd : 1964

Welcome to Calcutta National Medical College

               Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Started by Dr.Subodh Kumar Mallick in 1907 at 191 Bow Bazar Street. Subsequently changed to National Medical College of India ,  which later became Calcutta Medical College 301 / 3 Upper Circular Road on a land donated by Maharaja Manindra Chandra Nandi, MD, MS,C.B.E. Started functioning 1911. 50 indoor patients.  

            Calcutta Free Hospital, 1910 191 Bow Bazar Street . Subsequently named Kings Hospital National Medical College (Jatya Vaidya- Sastra-pith ) the name was changed to National Medical Institute ( Jatiya Aurbiggan Vidyalaya ) in the same year. At Forbes Mansion , 11 Wellington Square. Started functioning from 14.4.1921 .For affiliation of Bengal Council of Medical Registration the two Societies dissolved in May 1923 to form a new Society named as Calcutta Medical Institute in April 1923 – with clinical teaching in other hospitals. Recognized by State Medical Faculty of Bengal for L.M.F.National Infirmary Hospital . House & land donated by Maharaja For the destitute. 65 beds. Teaching were made in two storied building. 5 year course of study. Closed by 31.12.1951.

 In 1925 Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das ( Mayor ) handed a plot of 11 bighas on a 99 year lease at 24 Gorachand Road from . Calcutta Corporation for hospital of National Medical Institute . Foundation stone was laid by Deshapriya Jotindra Mohan Sen Gupta ( next Mayor ) on 20.2.1927 & named as Chittaranjan Hospital at the corner of Dihiserampur Road (now Rameswarshaw Road ) and Gorachand Road ; 3 – storied building. Total 150 beds. Administrative office in the ground floor, 1 st floor was medical ward, 2 nd floor for doctors& nurses quarters. A bungalow with 3 rooms for Dr.Upendranath Bramhachari for Kala-zar ward – demolished in 1972 to build Rammohan Block. Another building with 25 beds and a special block for Cholera was built that later expanded to 45 beds. Here present administrative block is situated.

                 National Medical Institute issued its own “Nat M.B” Certficate. In 1927 it was officiated for the L.M.F course ( 4 years ) of State Medical Faculty of Bengal .

                      Teaching section  was shifted to 32 Gorachand Road , Entally In 1930 Government of Bengal granted Rs.4 lacks & with public donation 13 Bighas was purchased from Calcutta Improvement Trust ( C.I.T ) & school was completed by 1931 with two large two storied buildings one lecture theatres, Laboratories etc & another Anatomical block with large dissection hall etc Students also attend Calcutta Medical School .

                     Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital In 1964 College was totally moved to Gorachand road.In 1967 the Institute was taken over by the Government.In 1972 Rammohan Block was constructed. On 5.3.1976 the Institute became nationalized.

                    Calcutta National Medical Institute was established in June 1948 by the amalgamation of National Medical Institute at 32 Gorachand Road & Calcutta Medical Institute at Upper Circular Road after selling their properties.Property at Upper Circular Road was sold to E.S.I ( M.B. ) Scheme.                                         


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