Southern Medical College and Hospital is a Top Private medical college established in 2005, strongly aiming at excellence to provide a group of luminous medical graduates having the highest capability and care to serve the world’s healthcare system. Hospitals specialized in various departments focusing critically on the Nephrology wing with 400 beds capacity is an added advantage for the medical students to get direct patient interaction from the very beginning. The college spread through 2.08 acres of tranquil atmosphere surrounding lush greenery and natural hills and beautiful ambiance creating a serene academic environment. Southern Medical College and Hospital is one of the top medical institutions of Bangladesh providing great care in shaping the careers of national and international medical aspirants.
Official Website: https://www.smchctgbd.com/
|Year of Establishment||2005|
|Name of the University||SOUTHERN MEDICAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL|
|Type of the University||Private|
|Location of the University||Chittogram, Bangladesh|
|Recognitions / Accreditations||NMC, BMDC, WHO, ECFMG, FAIMER|
|Medium of Teaching||ENGLISH|
|Eligibility to enroll in MBBS||10+ 2 WITH PCB 50% IN 12TH / +2|
|The population of Indian Students||50|
|Indian Food facility||Available in University canteen/restaurants|
|Total course duration||6 years|
A great emphasis is provided towards the skills impartation for the medical students comprising through lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, practical sessions, periodic clinical meetings, seminars, symposiums, workshops and so. The top experts in the field are recruited to impart great learning ability to the students by Southern Medical College and Hospital authorities. A total of expert professors, associates, assistants, and lecturers are dedicated their time and career to enrich and enhance student’s knowledge and skills of medical education.
Infrastructure And Other Facilities
The lavish 2.08 acres of land spectacularly constructed the campus diligently accommodating all the requirements like academic, administrative, and recreational, and other multiple functionalities for the students. The serene atmosphere is ensuring the safety of the students is taken into great consideration in the establishment. Every department is well equipped with modern materials, teaching aids, multimedia projectors, simulators, well-furnished, and a very comfy library with adequate volumes of reference books, journals, and other requirements. Prayer halls, cafeteria, outdoor and indoor game facilities are provided adequately for the student’s number and interest from time to time.
A good number of international students are applying every year to study at Southern Medical College and Hospital to ensure their dream career accomplishments. The students are mostly from Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Istanbul, UAE, and some other countries near the vicinity. Southern Medical College and Hospital accentuates the satisfaction and safety of the international students with the highest care and compassion.
Near to 50 students among international students are from India enrolled to complete their dream of MBBS education. The number of students is not large comparatively but the level of satisfaction is immense in the students that are pursuing MBBS at present at Southern Medical College and Hospital. The college thoroughly concentrates on the increase of the number of Indian students the same may increase considerably in the later years.
Indian Food And Accommodation
Indian food is greatly available in Bangladesh with similar food habits and cuisines of West Bengal of India with Bangladesh. Students can taste biryani and other foods at reasonable prices near to the college. However tasty Indian food is also provided at the college mess and hostels bearing in mind the tastes and preferences of the students. Fully furnished in campus hostel accommodation separately for boys and girls are provided to all the non-resident students on sharing basis. All the requirements are provided to the students by taking care of the safety provisions as the primary significance.
About Chittogram city: Chittogram is the second largest city of Bangladesh popularly known to be the Port city of the country. Located in the southeastern part of Bangladesh accommodating 8.6 million populations Chittogram is the key financial center of the country. The city is spread across the river Karnaphuli greatly contributing to the Bangladesh economy primarily through its international maritime income. The city is the third busiest coastal seaport of entire south Asia hosting the bases of Bangladesh Army and Air Force bases including Navy and Coast Guards.
Culture and heritage: Chittogram is renowned since the Stone ages indicating the habitat of Neolithic times. This ancient port city date back to the 4th century BC embracing ancient historic heritage and culture since Samatata and Harkela kingdoms till the date exposed to plenty of great culture and dynasties and wars. The great monumental heritage to the date mesmerizes people are the medieval Kadam Mubarak Mosque, Dutch VOC, War cemetery, Port of Chittagong, Royal Air Force Thunderbolt Mark, Mohammad Yusuf Chowdhury road, Foy’s lake, and many more.
Transportation: CDA (Chittagong Development Authority) painstakingly aiming at easing the traffic troubles of Chittagong by the construction of flyovers and roads expansion of the city. N1 is the major arterial national highway connecting all over the country as well with other nearby countries. Most of the transportation of Chittagong consists of autorickshaws, bikes, cars, buses, and other vehicles. Pahartali Thana is the major railway station that connects major cities including the high-speed DEMU trains with 300 passengers capacity. Shah Amanat International Airport (IATA) of Chittagong is the second busiest of Bangladesh handling 1.5 million travelers per year. International services from here connect to all major cities of the world including Kolkata, and Chennai of India.
Climate: Chittagong runs across the banks of the river Karnaphuli and the highest peak of the Batali hill is also located in the city itself. Chittagong is very in biodiversity surrounded by hills, jungles, and waterfalls, the fastest flowing river streams, islands, and many more. Chittagong consists of tropical monsoon climatic conditions with an average of 18 to 5 degrees temperatures. The most complicated of all with Chittagong it is very vulnerable to North Indian tropical cyclones which are very deadliest in the strike. Other than this the climatic conditions of Chittagong are very suitable for any Indian students that are seeking medical education in Bangladesh.
Safety: Alongside thunder strikes Chittagong is also one of the cities to be very careful to live in as the crime rate of the city is a little high. The government already issued travel advisories to all its tourists recommending a “degree of caution” in Chittagong and in Bangladesh. Chittagong is comparatively safe with the other cities of Bangladesh to live and study other than the thunders the city is safer. Other than thunder the city is better to study with excellent educational standards and other pollution-free-living conditions are worthwhile to consider Southern Medical College and Hospital as the right choice to complete MBBS.
Communication: The official language of communication in Bangladesh is Bengali with 98% of Bangladeshis are fluent in the communication of Bengali. Though Bengali is the first and official language in spite of being monolingual country Bangladeshis also uses few other languages including English, Tibeto-Burman, Indo-European languages. Southern Medical College and Hospital’s teaching and communication language are mostly English make it very comfortable for all its foreign students. Southern Medical College and Hospital is an apt college for those Indian students that are seeking education in countries with similar cultural practices and food preferences along with learning global standards of education.