Overview of Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College (SIMC) Dhaka
Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College (SIMC) is a private medical college in Bangladesh, established in 2011. It is located in Maghbazar, Dhaka. It is affiliated with the University of Dhaka as a constituent college.
It offers a five-year course of study leading to a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree. A one-year internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. The degree is recognised by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.
Medical education in Bangladesh is lagging far behind to fulfil the national requirement even in this 21st century. Every year a large number of students willing to build their career in the field of medical science, are unfortunately deprived of the opportunity of getting admitted in the medical colleges of Bangladesh due to inadequate seats. In this context, Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College (Dr.SIMC)is a humble initiative to provide scope for these candidates to study medical science and contribute to the health sector development of Bangladesh. The college is located in Maghbazar, Dhaka. An associated 500-bed hospital is proposed.
Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College was established in 2011, and the college began admitting students. Instruction began in 2012. Academic classes started on 17 January which is celebrated as "SIMC DAY".