Guwahati: The ninth medical college in the North Eastern state was approved on Monday by the National Medical Commission (NMC) in Assam’s Dhubri.
As per a letter from the NCM, approval has been granted for starting the MBBS course with an intake of 100 students annually from the academic year 2022-23.
The Medical Assessment and Rating Board (MARB) examined the assessor’s report and remarks of the UG expert group on the infrastructure facilities of the college, laboratories, library, hostels, hospital, and availability of faculty and other facilities, the official said.
The Board approved the intake of 100 MBBS students annually beginning with the academic year 2022–2023 after reviewing clarifications on the deficiencies during a virtual hearing.
Taking to Twitter, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, “Glad to share that the MBBS course of new Dhubri Medical College (9th medical college of Assam) under Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences with 100 seats has received the approval of Medical Assessment & Rating Board under the National Medical Commission.”