Katihar Medical College, Katihar

About College

Al-Karim Education Trust, Patna, sponsored and established the Katihar Medical College in 1987 to fulfil the need for a Medical College and Hospital in Bihar. The trust is registered with the Muslim religious minority community and devoted to the promotion of education and research among the Muslim minority community as well as general students.

Katihar Medical College is a constituent unit of Al-Karim University, Katihar and is affiliated with B.N. Mandal University. Additionally, trust is also associated with:

  • School of Information Technology and Management
  • School of Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Nursing

The university offers MBBS and postgraduate courses in medical sciences, degree and diploma courses under Schools of Pharmacy, Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences, Information Technology and Management, and Nursing.

The college campus is situated on a land of 9,00,000 sq. ft. consisting of teaching facilities, hospitals, hostels, laboratories and residential quarters. Other campus facilities include:
  • Bookshop,
  • Central Library,
  • Auditorium,
  • Cafeteria,
  • Gymnasium,
  • Hostel,
  • Sports,

Quick Highlights about Katihar Medical College, Katihar

College Name

Katihar Medical College, Katihar

Establishment of college


Affiliated Hospital

Katihar Medical College

Courses Offered

MBBS, MD, MS, and diploma courses

College location

Al-Karim University, Katihar-Purnea Road, Sirsa, Karim Bagh, Katihar-854106, Bihar

Institution type (management of college)


Seats offered for MBBS


MBBS entrance test


MBBS course duration

5.6 years (including 1 year of internship)

Estimated MBBS Course fee from Katihar Medical College, Katihar

INR 7,38,000 per annum


Courses offered

MBBS from Katihar Medical College, Katihar

Course duration: The MBBS course duration from Katihar Medical College is five and a half academic years (including one year of compulsory rotatory internship). Further, on completion of successful internship training, selected candidates will serve the college for a minimum period of one year as a Junior Resident or equivalent suitable post. The students will also get a salary at par with the Government of Bihar.

Seat Intake: Katihar Medical College allows 150 students for the MBBS course. And the seat matrix is as follows:

Students belonging to Muslim Minority Community
50% seats
Students belonging to general category
35% seats
NRI Candidates
15% seats

Admission criteria: Admission to the Undergraduate Courses (MBBS) at the Katihar Medical College shall be open to candidates who have qualified NEET exam.

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board, Council or University. They must have passed the subject of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually with a minimum of 50% (40% in case of SC/ST/OBC) marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology taken together.

Age: The candidates must attain the minimum age of 17 years on or before 31st December (the year candidates seek admission).

Entrance exam: Candidates must have qualified NEET examination and obtained minimum marks of 50th (40th in case of SC/ST/OBC) percentile in the ‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test’.

Documents required

  • Original Admit Card of NEET (UG)
  • Original Score Card of NEET (UG)
  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Matric / equivalent exam
  • Passing Certificate / Mark sheet / Admit Card of Intermediate/ 10+2 / equivalent exam
  • Residential Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Six copies of the passport-size photographs
  • Print of Online filled Application Form
  • Aadhar Card

Admission procedure

Step 1: Candidates need to pass NEET and submit an application online on the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) portal www.bceceboard.bihar.gov.in

Step 2: After online registration, candidates have to appear in counselling conducted by the Bihar government. During counselling, candidates will be selected for the allotment of seats.

Step 3: Shortlisted and selected candidates shall report to the institute along with all original documents and certificates as required.

MBBS fee structure

Scholarship Program

Katihar Medical College provide scholarships, i.e.,

       The students achieving the first position in the third professional MBBS Part-II (Final) examination will be awarded the Haji Ahmad Karim Rahmani Memorial Gold Medal.


       The students achieving 1st to 5th position in First Professional, Second Professional & Third Professional Part-I MBBS examinations will be awarded individual scholarships.


Candidates must have passed the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to get admission to Katihar Medical College. After that, qualified candidates need to participate in the counselling process.

The estimated MBBS course fee from Katihar Medical College is Rs. 9,88,000. It includes development fees, student amenities fees, and one-time refundable security fees.

Katihar Medical College offers MBBS, MD, MS, and Diploma courses in various specialisations.

Katihar Medical College is a Private medical college in Bihar, affiliated with B.N. Mandal University.

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