MBBS Course & curriculum of TMSS Medical College are in accordance with the curriculum of Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council Act 2012 and the rules & regulations followed by the University Rajshahi, the duration of which is five years & one year’s internship training at TMSS Medical College & Rafatullah Community Hospital. Guidelines & norms set by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare; Government of Bangladesh is strictly following by the medical college.
First Professional MBBS Course (Duration is 1.5 Year)
First Professional MBBS Course will be offered during the first 1.5 years of 5 years’ MBBS Course. It is divided into 3 terms, each of 6 months’ duration. The departments of Anatomy (530 hours), Physiology (340 hours), Biochemistry (320 hours) and Community Medicine (05 hours) provide a total of 1195 hours of instructions which include Lectures, Dissections, Practical, Demonstrations and Tutorials.
Second Professional MBBS Course (Duration is 1 Year)
Second professional MBBS course will be offered after the first professional Examination and extends up to 1 year of the 5-year MBBS course. The departments of Community Medicine (275 hours) and Forensic Medicine (195 hours) provide a total of 470 hours of instructions which include lectures, tutorials, practical, demonstrations and field visits.
Third Professional MBBS Course (Duration is 1 Year)
Third professional MBBS course will be offered after the second professional Examination and extends up to 1 year of the 5-year MBBS course. The departments of Pharmacology (200 hours), Pathology (228 hours), Microbiology (190 hours) provide a total of 6180hours of instructions which include lectures, tutorials, practical, demonstrations.
Final Professional MBBS Course (Duration is 1.5 Year)
Final professional MBBS course and will be offered by the Departments of Medicine (500 hours of Lecture & 58 weeks of Clinical or bedside teaching), Surgery (520 hours of Lecture & 62 weeks of Clinical or bedside teaching) and Gynaecology & Obstetrics (200 hours of Lecture & 20 weeks of Clinical or bedside teaching) including Lectures, Practical, Demonstration, ward duties.
Students are expected to keep high standard in their academic performance. In-Course evaluations will be made through regular periodic class tests, assignments, card final and term final examinations conducted by individual departments. The term examinations shall include written (Combinations of MCQs & Short answer questions), orals, practical’s/clinical including OSPEs (Objective Structured Practical Examinations) and OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations). The results shall be recorded in students progress Report Cards/ log book. 10% of marks of written of each paper of each subject in the University Professional Examinations shall come from scores obtained in In-Course formative evaluations. No students shall be allowed to sit for Professional MBBS Examinations of the University, unless he/she attends a minimum of 75% of classes held, secures at least 60% marks in class assignments & periodic in-course examinations and expresses satisfactory attitude, behavior and conduct.
The Rajshahi University shall conduct three Professional Examinations for 5 years’ MBBS Course as follows. There will be two Professional Examinations in the first week of May and Novemer each year. Pass mark will be 60% in each of written, oral and practical/ clinical examinations separately.
(i) Pre-Clinical (Phase-I)
- Department of Anatomy
- Department of Physiology
- Department of Biochemistry
(ii) Para-Clinical (Phase-II)
- Department of Forensic Medicine
- Department of Community Medicine
(iii) Para-Clinical (Phase-III)
- Department of Pathology
- Department of Pharmacology
- Department of Microbiology
(iv) Clinical (Phase-IV)
- Department of Surgery
- Department of Medicine
- Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Department of Pediatrics
- Department of Dermatology
- Department of Orthopedic Surgery
- Department of Cardiology
- Department of Anesthesiology
- Department of Ophthalmology
- Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)
- Department of Radiology & Imaging
- Department of Pediatrics Surgery
- Department of Nephrology
- Department of Neuro-medicine
- Department of Odontology
- Department of Neurosurgery
- Department of Urology
- Department of Oncology
- Department of Endocrinology