North Bengal Medical College is the first private medical college in the northern region of Bangladesh which was established in the year 2000 by the permission of the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The College is sited in a beautiful location on the bank of river Jamuna over an area of 3.5 acres of land in the district town of Sirajganj.
The Founder of this Medical College, Late Prof. M. A. Matin was a well-known personality in Bangladesh. Besides being a very renowned Ophthalmologist, he was the president of Bangladesh College of Physician and Surgeon, Bangladesh Medical Association and Ophthalmic Society of Bangladesh. Prof. M.A. Matin envisioned a medical college in his home town Sirajganj considering the poor Medicare facilities in northern region of Bangladesh. Late Professor Dr. Tashmina Matin was the founder Principal of North Bengal Medical College and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She served as Principal of this Medical College till her last breath. Her untiring efforts with the founder of this college Prof. Dr. M.A. Matin established this medical college as one of the best medical college in the northern part of this country.
North Bengal Medical College is a affiliating college under the Medical University of Rajshahi. Its MBBS curriculum is adapted by the faculty of medicine of this university. This college is recognized by The Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BM&DC). North Bengal Medical College offers 5-year medical education course leading to MBBS. One-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. NBMC produced more than 500 teen medical graduates who are now working as graduate and postgraduate doctors in our country and abroad.