Medical College Hospital Kolkata holds the distinction of being the first medical college in Asia. The college was established in 1835 with the purpose of fulfilling the ever increasing demands of qualified and skilled doctors in India. The college is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences and is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI), to conduct numerous courses at multiple levels. It is rendering its service to the country, from over 175 years.
The college has earned the reputation of being one of the best medical colleges of the state. Also, it has produced numerous medical scholars and doctors of international standards.