Number of seats in MBBS course increased to 4,000 in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee – education
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday that the number of places in the MBBS course has risen to 4,000 in the state with the addition of 250 places in two medical schools.
Banerjee had previously stressed the need to increase the number of medical positions in the state.
“I am pleased to announce that we now have 4,000 MBBS seats for Bengal’s vibrant medical students with the start of the first MBBS batch at Purulia Govt MCH consisting of 100 seats and the addition of 150 MBBS seats at Gouri Devi Medical College,” said Banerjee On twitter.
Last year, the State Minister for Health, Chandrima Bhattacharya, informed the assembly that the number of MBBS seats in West Bengal stood at 1,355 when the Trinamool congressional government came to power in the state in 2011.