Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

  • India
Name of the College Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
Also Known As IPMER Kolkata
Year Of Establishment 1957
Location (State/City) Kolkata, West Bengal
College Type Government
Affiliated With West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, MD, MS, PhD, Nursing
Total Intake 200
Official Website
Address Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R),244 Acharya J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata 700020 (West Bengal) Kolkata
Contact Details 033-22235181, 033-22234659

About Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

Welcome to IPGME&R Way back in 1707, the first hospital in Calcutta was built in the premises of the Old Fort at Gerstein Place, later shifted to its present location and named as Presidency General Hospital. (PG Hospital) till 1954 when it was named as Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital SSKM) to commemorate the name of the great donor.

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Vision & Mission

  • To train medical under graduates, graduates and post graduates to become the future public health care providers, teachers and research workers.
  • To organize postdoctoral courses and PhD to the successful post graduate students.
  • To foster spirit of research in fundamental and applied problems in medicine and also to train young post graduates in the spirit and methodology of research.
  • To encourage the development of different medical specialties in coordinated way and to offer facilities for practical and advanced training as specialized branches.
  • To arrange refresher courses for medical practitioners and for service personnel.
  • To establish a forum for the continued progress in all branches of medical sciences by coordinating the resources available in various hospitals and institutions in the state of West Bengal and also for providing additional facilities for research in various institutions.
  • To conduct courses for nursing in under graduate and school level.
  • To conduct courses on para medical specialities.

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Department / Specialities in Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

  • Anatomy
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cardiac Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Chest Medicine (Pulmonary)
  • Community Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
  • Forensic & State Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (SDLD)
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neuro-Anaesthesiology
  • Neurology (Neuromedicine)
  • Neuro-Surgery
  • Nuclear & Experimental Medical Sciences
  • Ophthalmology (Eye)
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pathology
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Institute of Psychiatry
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Radiotherapy
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Urology
  • Blood Bank
  • Surgical Store

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

  • Central Library
  • Lecture Halls
  • Seminar Halls
  • Museum
  • Skill Lab
  • Hostel
  • Sports
  • Cultural Activities

 Affiliated Hospitals for Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

  1. Annex Hospitals
  2. Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital

Seth Sukhlal Karnani Memorial Hospital

The hospital is situated in several buildings. The Main Building contains indoor wards of Surgery, Medicine and Paediatrics. The Eye-ENT complex contains the departments of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology. The Maternity Block is a separate 3-storied building that houses Gynaecology & Obstetrics. Orthopaedics Ward is situated in the ground floor of Woodburn Block. Psychiatry and Physical Medicine are situated in their own buildings.

The OPD Block is in the eastern end of campus. The Casualty Complex has two buildings – One in the OPD complex, and the other in the New Emergency Ward in the north-east corner of campus. School of Digestive and Liver Diseases is located at the eastern part of the premises. There are multi super speciality services like Neonatal department with Cath Lab. Neuro Medicine and Genomics department.

SSKM Hospital provides the following services to the patients and the nearer ones those who bring their patients at SSKM.

  • Rogi Sahayata Kendra – This facility is run by a voluntary organisation who guides the patient and the relatives to respective department.
  • Water ATM – to provide processed drinking water to the patients and the nearer ones.
  • Milk Booth
  • Photo Copying Centre
  • Canteen and cheap Snack Corner
  • Post Office
  • Fair Price Medicine Shop
  • of patients waiting halls with utility services and toilets
  • Many OPD and other ticket counter

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

Eligibility MBBS

– Pass with minimum 50 % marks in Intermediate (Bi.P.C)

– Must Qualify in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)

Admission Process

Admission to the MBBS programme is based on candidates’ performance in NEET. Once the NEET results are declared, then the eligible candidates are called for counselling process.




  • Facilities
    • Library
    • Lab
    • Hostel