IPGMER Kolkata 2020-21: Admission, Courses, Fees, Cutoff, Review & Much More!

    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Kolkata
    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Kolkata

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    IPMER KolkataInstitute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Kolkata is situated in Kolkata near Race Course ground and the Victoria Memorial Hall. IPGMER Kolkata provides word-class education and Morden health care. The college was founded in the year 1957 to Provide high-quality education and an excellent atmosphere. It is one of the most sought colleges in the state and neighbouring states.

    In this article, we will provide you with the detailed information about IPGMER Kolkata Fees Structure, Course offered, Admission Procedure, Placement Stats, Cut-off, Facilities available and complete college review.

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    Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research Kolkata

    College Summary

    Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of the IPGMER Kolkata.

    Name of Institute Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Kolkata
    Popular Name IPGMER Kolkata
    Location Kolkata, West Bengal
    Year of Establishment 1957
    Institute Type Government
    Affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata
    Approved by Medical Council of India (MCI)
    Courses Offered MBBS, MS/MD
    Hostel Facility Yes (Male and Female)
    College Rating 4.0/5
    Official website http://www.ipgmer.gov.in/
    Category Medical College in West Bengal

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    Affiliation, Recognition and Achievement

    • Affiliated with: West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata
    • Approved by: Medical Council of India (MCI).
    • Aid Status: Government


    • Medical Centers
    • Seminar Hall
    • Students Placement
    • College Student’s Council
    • shuttle
    • A/c Classrooms
    • sports
    • Auditorium
    • Laboratory
    • Computer lab
    • OPD-Indoor Services
    • 24 Hour Help Line
    • Biotechnology Facilities
    • Community Health Centre
    • Library
    • Cafeteria

    Courses Offered

    The College offers quality medical programs under the supervision of highly qualified faculty and state of the art infrastructure. The College is famous for its medical programs.


    IPGMER Kolkata provides quality of education and offers the following UG course.

    Courses Intake Duration
    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 150 4.6 Years+ 1 Year Internship

    Post Graduate

    IPGMER Kolkata provides quality of education and offers the following PG courses.

    Courses Intake Duration
    MS Anatomy 5 3 Years
    MD Biochemistry 7 3 Years
    MD Physiology 5 3 Years
    MD Microbiology 4 3 Years
    MD Pathology 10 3 Years
    MD Pharmacology 6 3 Years
    MD Anesthesiology 14 3 Years
    MD General Medicine 15 3 Years
    MD Pediatrics 9 3 Years
    MD Psychiatry 4 3 Years
    MD TB & Respiratory Diseases 3 3 Years
    MD Dermatology 5 3 Years
    MD Radio Diagnosis 12 3 Years
    MD Radio Therapy 6 3 Years
    MS Obstetrics & Gynecology 16 3 Years
    MS Ear, Nose & Throat 4 3 Years
    MS General Surgery 19 3 Years
    MS Orthopedics 6 3 Years
    MD Physical Medicine &
    6 3 Years
    Total 144  

    Diploma courses

    Course Intake
    Dip. Medical Radiotherapy 4

    Note: The 4 Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (D-LO) and 10 Diploma in Psychological Medicine (DPM), available earlier, have been given up by the college from the 2018-19 academic session.

    Medical super speciality (postdoctoral) courses

    Duration- 3 years

    Course Intake
    DM Cardiac Anesthesiology 2
    DM Cardiology 9
    DM Endocrinology 6
    DM Gastroenterology (Medical) 5
    DM Hepatology 2
    DM Neonatology 2
    DM Nephrology 6
    DM Neurology (Neuromedicine) 7
    DM Rheumatology 2
    MCh Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery 6
    MCh Gastrointestinal Surgery 1
    MCh Pediatric Surgery 2
    MCh Plastic Surgery 6
    MCh Neurosurgery 8
    MCh Urology 5
    Total 69

    Note: N.B. Entry to all super-speciality courses is on the basis of competitive entrance examination in which qualified medical postgraduates (MD / MS) from relevant disciplines can participate. These exams are open to candidates from all over India.

    Paramedical Diploma courses

    Duration of Paramedical diploma course is 2 years.

    Course Intake
    Critical Care Technology 23
    Cath Lab (Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory) Technique 7
    Diabetes Care Technology 4
    Dialysis Technique 20
    Medical Laboratory Technology 29
    Neuro-electro-physiology 10
    Operation Theater Technology 20
    Perfusion Technology 4
    Radiography (Diagnostic) 25
    Radiotherapeutic Technology 6
    Electrocardiographic Technique 4

    Faculty & Staff

    Before taking admission in any College, It is important to know about all facility which is provided by colleges such as faculty experience, study environment, infrastructure etc. Top Medical College in India means not only the best infrastructure but the good education, well-educated faculty. IPGMER Kolkata provides the best teaching faculty with good education and basic health care facilities to the students.

    Admission Process

    • For Admission in UG, courses Candidate can apply to the college through their NEET UG Medical Scorecard.
    • For Admission in PG, courses Candidate can apply to the college through their NEET PG Medical Scorecard.
    • Admission Seekers must full fill all the required eligibility criteria made under the admission Guidelines.

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    Note: If candidate resigns/discontinue the course before completing the tenure of course then he will deposit the penalty fees Rs 100000/-.

    Age Criteria

    For UG courses – Aspirants should have completed the minimum age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/ BDS Course.

    For PG courses – As per the basic requirement, medical aspirants must have completed the MBBS degree from a government recognized college and have a minimum of 1 year of the internship experience.

    Eligibility Criteria

    UG Courses

    • (10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent.
    • He/She should have secured a minimum of 50% Aggregate marks in PCB/Biotechcombined.

    PG Courses

    • Admission Seekers must have an MBBS degree from a medical college recognized by MCI and completed an internship
    • Merit in the NEET PG exam.

    Fee Structure

    The fees structure of The IPGMER Kolkata for the undergraduate medical course is mentioned below.

    UG Courses Fees

    Courses Fees (Annual)
    MBBS 9,000/-(AIQ)

    *Amount to be paid at the time of Admission (Rs): 6,500/-

    PG Courses Fees

    Courses Fees (Annual)
    MD/MS 12000/-
    BPT 12,500/-

    Nursing Courses Fees

    Courses Fees (Annual)
    B.Sc Nursing 14,000/-

    Hostel Fees for IGPMER Kolkata

    • 12/-(Monthly)


    The scholarships recognise merit and talent of students. Students may apply for the Scholarships at the beginning of the academic year. College may offer a scholarship to a deserving candidate under the following categories.

    • College / University Merit Scholarships.
    • Students belonging to the economically weaker sections may ask for fee concession (*depends on the college administrations).
    • Merit cum means based scholarships are also awarded by the college to deserving students.
    • Merit & National Scholarships for brilliant students under Central & State Govt.

    Important Note: 

    • Applicants whose monthly family income do not exceed Rs. 6000/- per month are eligible for FULL FREE scholarship (i.e. they will not be required to pay the monthly tuition fees)
    • Applicants whose monthly family income exceeds Rs. 6000/- per month but does not exceed Rs. 9000/- per month are eligible for HALF FREE scholarship (i.e. they will be required to pay only 50% of the monthly tuition fees)

    Candidates can get many such scholarships updates by the Edufever Scholarship website.


    The College Cut-off is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the admission of students. Merit list will be designed on these Cutoff scores. Aspirants who apply for the Institute needs to clear the Cutoff for various courses.

    NEET UG Cutoff

    To take admission in all India medical colleges for UG courses you have to meet the cutoff score with following given NEET cutoff score and percentile.

    UG Cutoff 2019

    Category Qualifying Percentile Cutoff scores
    UR 50th Percentile 701-134
    OBC/SC/ST 40th Percentile 133-107
    UR-PH 45th Percentile 133-120
    OBC/SC/ST 40th Percentile 119-107

    NOTE:-  To know about more NEET UG cut-offs of previous years and expected cut off 2020. Follow the link. 

    NEET PG Cutoff

    To take admission in all India medical colleges for PG courses you have to meet the cutoff score with following given NEET cutoff score and percentile.

    PG Cutoff 2020

    Category Qualifying Eligibility Cut-off Marks (Out of 1500)
    General-UR 50% Percentile 705.9194
    SC/ST/OBC 40% Percentile 655.1766
    Persons with Disability 45% Percentile 680.0611

    NOTE:-  To know about more NEET-PG cut-offs of previous years. Follow the link

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    West Bengal NEET 2020 Counselling

    A candidate can visit the official portal of Government of West Bengal Department of Health & Family Welfare West Bengal to get themselves registered for NEET 2020 West Bengal State Counselling.

    Counselling Procedure

    Before we speak the counselling procedure for West Bengal NEET 2020. The entire process of counselling can be best explained by the below-mentioned flowchart.

    NEET Counselling 2020

    Counselling Process (AIQ Quota)

    Candidate applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in West Bengal must have to register themselves for the NEET counselling 2020. Counselling of NEET 2020 for All India Quota will be conducted in two rounds in online mode. The counselling will consist of these steps.

    1. Candidate Registration: Register to the official website.

    2. Choice Filling and Locking (Round 1): You have to choose the courses and colleges of your preference and finally lock-in the preferences in the online portal.

    3. Seat Allotment Result (Round 1): The seat allotment will be published online on the basis of available vacancies and candidate’s choices.

    4. Reporting to college: Those who will be allotted a seat in the first round, will be required to either reject the allotted seat or report to the allotted college and complete the admission formalities.

    5. New Registration (Round 2): For candidates who couldn’t register in the first round of counselling.

    6. Fresh Choice Filling and Locking (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.

    7. Seat Allotment Result (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.

    8. Reporting to college (Round 2): Here it is to be noted that, those who will be allotted a seat in the second round of counselling (15% AIQ Quota) will not be permitted to vacate their seats as per the orders made by the Supreme court of India.

    Note: To Know more about UG Counselling of West Bengal. Click Here

    PG Counselling

    Aspirants who are applying to PG courses offered by IPGMER Kolkata the following flow chart shows the short but important information about the counselling procedure.

    Note: To Know more about PG Counselling of West Bengal. Click Here

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    Documents Required

    For UG Candidates

    Candidates who will be allotted a seat to this college will be asked to report with following documents to complete the admission formalities.

    • Admit Card
    • Scorecard or Rank Letter
    • Class 10 certificate and mark sheet (for date of birth)
    • Class 12 certificate and mark sheet
    • ID proof (Aadhar/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)
    • Eight passport size photographs
    • Provisional Allotment Letter
    • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
    • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

    For PG Candidates

    Original Copies Of:

    • MBBS Certificate.
    • MBBS 3rd Part II mark sheet.
    • Medical Registration Certificate.
    • Internship Completion Certificate.
    • Photo identity proof in the form of Certificate with an attested photo from Head of Institution last studied/Copy of Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Driving License (Self-attested photocopy after verifying with the original documents).
    • Copy of: Birth Certificate for proof of age (if the date of birth not given in the HSC mark sheet/ certificate).
    • NEET Score Card.
    • Copy of Online Counselling Registration Certificate.
    • Sponsorship Certificate from State Govt. If applicable.
    • Passport size Photographs 8 copies.

    Ranking and Reputation

    Name of Institute IPGMER Kolkata
    Rating 4.0/5
    Reputation Good
    Education 3.5/5
    Faculty Good
    Infrastructure Excellent
    • The college is one of the Premieres Medical Institute of West Bengal.
    • We would like to give 4 out of 5 stars on Edufever the Best MBBS college in West Bengal.

    Contact Details

    Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research Kolkata
    O/o Director, IPGME&R, Kolkata 4th floor, Academic Building 244 A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 020
    Prof (Dr.) Manimoy Bandopadhyay, MBBS, MS
    EPABX: 22041101
    Fax: 22235181
    Email: [email protected]

    Prof (Dr.) Raghunath Misra, MBBS, MS
    EPABX: 22041204
    Fax: 22235181
    Email: [email protected]
    Official Website: http://www.ipgmer.gov.in/

    Important Questions

    Question: What Amount of Fee to be deducted on re-allocation of seat to the candidates in 2nd/3rd round of Counseling?

    Answer: 1,000/-

    Question: How much fees to be reimbursed in case candidate resigns during the counselling period?

    Answer: 5,500/-

    Question: What amount of Fees To be reimbursed in case Candidate resigns after Counseling period?

    Answer: 5,500/-

    Question: What is the time period of reimbursement (in days)?

    Answer: 90 days.

    Question: In case candidate resigns after the final round of counselling, how much amount a candidate has to pay to the institution?

    Answer: 1 Lakhs/-

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


    Q. Mode of NEET 2020 exam online or offline?

    A. NEET 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode. An OMR Sheet will be provided to the candidate to mark the answers.

    Q. How many times the NEET Exam be conducted? will it be conducted twice per year?

    A. The National Testing Agency has received a lot of requests from NEET applicants to conduct the exam twice a year. Still, this change will not be implemented this year. Thus, NEET 2020 will be held only once.

    Q. How many times can a candidate appear for NEET Exam?

    A. According to the official notification released by NTA, a candidate can appear for NEET any number of times. There is no limitation on the number of attempts permitted.

    Q. What is the minimum score required in NEET 2020 exam to get a seat in a government college?

    A. To get admission in government medical college, one must secure at least 600 marks in NEET 2020.

    Q. What will be the timings for NEET 2020 exam?

    A. NEET 2020 will be a 3-hour duration long paper and the exam will be held from 02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.

    Q. What are the regional language options available for NEET 2020 Exam?

    A. NEET 2020 question paper will be available in 11 languages, but, the language has to be filled during the registration process. Apart from Hindi and English, the candidate can choose from Tamil, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujrati, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada and Telugu.

    Q. How to apply for NEET 2020 if I don’t have a computer or internet?

    A. Candidates who do not have computer or internet can avail of the facility of Common Services Centre (CSC). These centres will help in filling the application form, paying the application fee and downloading the admit card.

    Q. Who will conduct the NEET 2020 Exam?

    A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the NEET exam in 2019. before 2019, NEET was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

    Q. Is there any change in the exam pattern of NEET-UG 2020?

    A. No, the exam pattern for NEET 2020 remains the same. But there might be some possibilities to see changes in the academic session 2021-22.

    Q. What is the maximum number of attempts permitted for NEET?

    A. There is no restriction on the number of attempts permitted for NEET. According to NTA, a candidate can appear for NTA as many times as he/she needs to qualify the examination.

    Q. I took a break of two years after class XII. Can I apply for NEET 2020 Exam?

    A. Yes, you can apply for NEET 2020 provided you have secured a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. To apply for NEET 2020, you must also have cleared these subjects individually.

    Q. If I have chosen Tamil as the medium of the question paper, can I choose Mumbai as the test city?

    A. According to the guidelines set by NTA, Tamil language question paper will only be available in the test cities in Tamil Nadu. Hence, if you want to choose Tamil as the medium of the question paper, you will have to opt for a test city in Tamil Nadu state only.

    Q. What is the price of a NEET application form?

    A. The application fee for NEET 2020 is Rs 1400 for all the candidates who belong to the General or OBC category. However, for candidates who belong to the SC/ST/ PWD category, the application fee is Rs 750.

    Q. Is the NEET 2020 exam be difficult?

    A. Yes, experts suggest that the difficulty level of NEET 2020 will be raised owing to the scrapping of both AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. NEET is now the only entrance examination for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in India, thus NTA will ensure the examination is at par with the examinations that were replaced by it.


    Q. Who is eligible to take the NEET-PG?

    A. Aspirants who have MBBS degree or Provisional Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council and possess permanent/provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the MCI and those who have completed an internship or those who are expecting to complete it by March 31 are eligible to take the examination.

    Q. What is the test format for NEET-PG?

    A. NEET-PG is conducted as a computer-based test. But it is not internet-based. The student will see questions on the computer screen and will have to answer by selecting the answer from the options given on the screen.

    Q. What is the duration and No. of questions of the test?

    A. The duration to complete the exam is of 3 hours and will be conducted in a single session. There will be only one section consisting of 240 questions.

    Q. Do I have to report to a particular centre in order to participate in the counselling process of NEET PG 2020?

    A. The whole counselling process (registration, choice filling and choice locking) is completely online. Candidates can participate in the NEET PG counselling 2020 from any place as convenience where they have access to a good internet connection.

    Q. If I have made any mistakes while registering for NEET-PG, can I make changes later to rectify?

    A. Yes, If you have made mistakes to your application data, log in to the NEET-PG registration and scheduling website NBE website and select “Edit Profile” to make changes to your personal details. All the information can be edit except for the name and surname. The ability to edit application profile and application details will be available until the end of the registration window.

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    1. How much was the minimum marks requirement this year to get admission to UG course in this college?
      I mean for the general category.


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