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Admission in MBBS, BDS & Post Graduate Courses

General Information

CMC admits 175 students to MBBS & 50 students to BDS course annually on the basis of merit. Both male and female students are eligible for admission. A numbers of foreign nationals (not exceeding 10 per session) can also apply for admission. These candidates must be from the countries with which the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh his cultural agreements and/or other type of relevant Diplomatic understandings. They are selected for admission throgh the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health and family Welfare and for most of them the tuition fees are waived.


Currently, students from Bhutan, India, Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Nepal, Palestine, Pakistan, Somalia, Srilanka and Sudan are studying in the in the various phases of MBBS course in CMC.


Every year eligibility and all other admission related matters are determined by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Bangladesh. However, the basic requirement for admission in a Medical and a Dental college in Bangladesh is a candidate must have Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher School Certificate (HSC) examination. It is also required that a candidate must have Biology, Chemistry and Physics among the subjects taken in HSC.


Selection of candidates for admission into both MBBS and BDS courses are taken on the national basis. The Director General of Health Services conducts the nation-wide examination through the Director of Medical Education and Health Manpower Development every year.

Successful candidates are required to appear before Scrutiny Committee with all their original academic certificates. Following scrutiny, they will have to undergo medical fitness tests given in the specific college of admission according to a declared schedule, those who pass the medical tests, have to pay the admission fees etc. They are declared to have been provisionally admitted into the concerned college. Subsequently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh confirms admission through a gazette notification.

Post Graduate Courses

There are 31 Post Graduate Courses in different disciplines running in CMC. The selection of students in various post graduate courses is done by the local admission committee under the directives of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and DGHS. The Admission test for MD,MS courses is held on the last Friday of September & Mphil, MPH and all Diploma courses is held on the last Friday of March. Each year classes of MD, MS Courses start in January and Mphil, MPH, Diploma Courses begin in July. Chittagong Medical College (CMC) is one of the few Medical Colleges in Bangladesh which has postgraduate courses along with graduation courses (MBBS and BDS). The postgraduate medical education program was introduced in 1992, with three diploma courses in Child Health (DCH), Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) and Anesthesiology (DA).

In 2002, a total of 28 post graduate courses wereaddedin various clinical, paraclinical and basic subjects.
In 2005, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology and Head heck surgery and MD in Forensic Medicine were included.

Among the 31 Post graduate (PG) courses MD in 9 disciplines, Mphil in 6 disciplines, MPH in 1 discipline and diplomas in 7 disciplines. All the Post Graduate courses are organized as per the recommended ordinance & curriculum of the University of Chittagong. These courses are recognized by BMDC.