Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital (NRSMC&H)


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NRS news


1. Soma Gupta , Alka Rawekar , Md Quazi Tajuddin. Preparedness of Phase 1 MBBS Students for Self- directed Learning Process. Journal of the Indian Medical Association. Vol 120, No 12, December 2022: :44-47

2. Prof. Soma Gupta Dr. Subhasis Chakrabarty, Dr Badal Kumar Sahu, Dr. Siddhartha Gupta .Prevalennn: And Cardiac Biomarkers Alteration In Patients Suffering From Covid-19 Infection: A Hospital-Basod Study. Indian Journal Of Applied Research. Volume -13 Issue - 09 September-2023

3. Chakraborty, S., Karmakar, A.. Dawn, I... Samadder, S., & Mondal, D.. (2023). A Descriptive Comparison of Response of Oral Hypoglycemic Agents among T2DM In A Backdrop 0f Insulin Resistance. The Indonesian Journal Of Public Health, 18(2), 314-324

Conference & CME Program (State/National level) Arranged by the Department

1. Hands on workshop and lecture session "Handle the Helix" CME Inborn errors of metabolism under the aegis of DBT Nidaan at NRS Medical College, 3rd & 4th February 2023.

2. Organized "Bioboost 2023" at NRS Medical College under the aegis of AMBI WB Chapter on 23 rd March 2023.

3. Pre conference CME Real Time PCR & NGS on 22 nd Sept 2023 at NRS Medical College under the aegis of AMBI WB Chapter.

Achievement by the Students

A) UG students under guidance of Faculty Members of Department were encouraged and mentored to give seminars

B) Other students doing short-term projects or training under guidance offaculty members of Depariment

1. Estimation of NT Pro BNP according to LVEF of patients with cardiac disease: Dr Nandita Hazra

2. Assessment of Serum ferritin and CRP in combination of Serum PSA in differential diagnosis of Benign Prostatic hypertrophy and Prsotatic Cancer: DrIndranil Dawn

Achievement by the Faculty Members

1. Prof. Soma Gupta delivered a invited talk in AMBICON WB (7th and 8th Oct 2023). Topic:"Maternity Matters: The Ethical Dilemma".

2. Prof. Debes Ray as an ivited faculty on behalf of Quality Council of INDIA (QCI) for training on ISO 15189:2022 medical laboratories: requirement for quality and competence Internal audit and Accreditation NABL process at different AlIMS:New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Deogarh Bhatinda, Jammu.

3. DrIndranil Dawn delivered atalk in AMBICON WB (7th and 8th Oct 2023). Topic: Total Allowable Error and variation of performation in six sigma.

4. DrPriyanka Datta delivered a invited lecture at Brainware University, Barasat on 15.11.2022.

Achievement by Students

1. Dr. MoUSumi Das -1st in oral Presentation in AMBICON WB, 7th and 8th Oct 2023. Topic: "A Study of PNPLA3 Gene SNP In Patients of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease".

2. Dr.Satarupa basu-2nd in Oral Presentation in AMBICON WB,7th and 8th Oct 2023. Topic: "identification of selective mutations in alpha thalassemia by GAP-PCR

NRS news

Achievements by faculties

  • Prof. Soma Gupta authored a book chapter in “Highlights on Medicine and Medical Science”,

  • Prof. Soma Gupta acted as panelist in a Pre-conference CME held by ACCLMP on 14th March, 2021

  • Prof. Soma Gupta acted as resource faculty in Revised Basic Course workshop held from 10th to 12th August, 2021 at NRSMC under supervision of NMC, Nodal Centre for Faculty Development, CMC, Ludhiana
  • Prof. Debes Ray acted as panelist on the topic “ ISO 15189:Are we overdoing it?” in ACCLMPCON held by ACCLMP on 7th August, 2021
  •  Prof. Debes Ray acts as a trainer on behalf of Q.C.I. in medical laboratory requirements and competence (ISO 15189:2012
  •  Dr Sandip Chakraborty ,Dr Indranil Dawn,  Dr Chinmoy Ghosh, Dr Sukla Nath , Dr Mousumi Das,  Dr Amrita Karmakar get certified in “Basic course in Biomedical Research” from NPTEL Swayam .

NRS news

Conference & CME Program arranged by the Department

  • Webinar arranged on “Immunofluorescence: Get switched on” under aegis of AMBI, WB chapter on 14.08.2021
  • Hands on workshop on “Antinuclear antibody testing by Indirect Immunofluorescence” under aegis of AMBI, WB chapter on 15.09.2021


Academic Details

UG Teaching Program

Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum has been implemented from August 2019, i.e. MBBS batch admitted in first year. Competency based education has been defined as an outcome-based approach to the design, implementation, assessment and evaluation of a medical education program using an organizing framework of competencies.

PG Teaching Program

List of Dissertations in last one Year (Oct 2020 to Sept 2021)


  • A Comparative study of Risk Factors Associated with Obesity among Diabetics and Non-Diabetics
  • Evaluation of Laboratory Performance with Quality Indicators in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Kolkata


Short term summer projects

  1. “ A study of association of serum ferritin levels with Diabetes Mellitus under Dr. Chinmoy Ghosh
  2. “Alteration of Lipid Profile with BMI” under Dr. Sukla Nath
  3. “Identification of Galactose in blood” under Dr. Amrita Karmakar



PD Teaching Program
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Ongoing Research



  • A study of cardiovascular risk factors in patients of type II diabetes mellitus with or without albuminuria:  by Dr Sk Mikhail Islam 2019-2022
  • Study of Hormone levels, inflammatory markers and Tumour markers in patients suffering from Breast Carcinoma

Funded Project

1. Prof. Soma Gupta is P.I. of DBT NIDAN Kendra, a Central Government funded project at NRS Medical College (Establishment of DBT-NIDAN-Kendra on “Rare genetic disease at Kolkata”, N. R. S. Medical College, Kolkata)

2. Prof. Soma Gupta is P.I. of NHM fuded project, “Prevalence and cardiac biomarker alteration in patients suffering from COVID-19 infection: A hospital-based study”




Publication of last 5 years from Department of Biochemistry is given below

Sanghamitra Chakraborty, Soma Gupta, Pinky Bera. Free triiodothyronine as a novel acute phase reactant in acute myocardial infarction. International Journal of Research and Review. 2018; 5(10):108-111.

Sanchayan Sinha, Arpita Mandal, Soma Gupta, Chandana Das. Prevalence of Thyroid autoimmunity in pregnancy and its effect in pregnancy outcome. JMSCR 2018; 06 (11): 219-225.

Arpita Mandal, Sanchayan Sinha, Sanghamitra Chakraborty, Soma Gupta.  Determination of Reference Interval of Oestrogen during Each Trimester of Pregnancy International Journal of Medical Science and Current Research 2018; 1 (4):

Sanchayan Sinha, Arpita Mandal, Soma Gupta, Chandana Das Effect of Maternal Hypothyroidism on Thyroid hormone status of foetus: A Hospital based study. JMSCR 2019, 07 (05): 576-581

Sanchayan Sinha, Probir Kumar Roy, Sayantan Dasgupta and Soma Gupta Hypothyroidism: how does it affect the mother & the baby? East African Scholars J Med Sci2019, 2 (6): 326 – 330.

Sanchayan Sinha, Probir Kr Roy, Sayantan Dasgupta, Soma Gupta. Alteration of Thyroid Profile in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Case Control Study. International Journal Dental and Medical Sciences Research (IJDMSR) 2020; 4 (8): 11-14.

Souvik Konar, Amrita Karmakar, Soma Gupta. Can the Level of Glucose & Glycated Hemoglobin Be Estimated from Same Container? International Journal of Current Research and Review 2020; 12(08): 01-04

Arpita Mandal, Sanchayan Sinha, Soma Gupta, Sanghamitra Chakraborty. Estimation of Reference Interval of Serum Progesterone During Three Trimesters of Normal Pregnancy in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Kolkata. International Journal of Current Research and Review 2020;12(09): 01-04.

Probir Kumar Roy, Sayantan Dasgupta, Soma Gupta. The fidelity of Klentaq Polymerase differs from Taq polymerase: A report from a CBS gene polymorphism. Indian Journal of Applied Research 2021; 11 (5): 51 -53.

Amrita Karmakar, Dipa Mondal, Soma Gupta. Comparison of Atherogenic Index of plasma and cholesterol/HDL ratio among type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients in a tertiary care hospital. Ind J Appl Res 2021; 11 (8): 52 – 54.

Sangita Samadder, Priyankya Datt, Sandip Chakraborty, Chinmoy Ghosh. Correlation of High Density Lipoprotein (HDLc) with Acute Phase reactants in COVID Patients an Observational Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital West Bengal. International Journal of Current Research and Review 2021; 13(20): 107-112

Kaushik Sen, Sandip Chakraborty, Arijit Sinha, Sirsendu Sen, Md Sayeef Alam. Thyroid Function Test in COVID-19 Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2020; 24(6) : 532-536

Dr. Sandip Chakraborty, Dr. Sanghamitra Chakraborty, Dr. Abhishikta Ghosh, Dr. Sangita Samadder Chakraborty:A Comparative Evaluation of Estimation of Glycated Haemoglobin by Immunoturbidimetry and High Performance Liquid Chromatography in A Tertiary Care Hospital of Kolkata IJRR 2019; 6 (3): 155-158

Dr Piali Choudhury , Dr. Sandip Chakraborty ,Dr Aihik Saha , Sayan Mazumder Association of Serum TNF-Alpha with Thyroid Parameters: A Hospital Based Study IJRR 2019; 6(6): 30-32.

Dr Chinmoy Ghosh, Dr Sandip Chakraborty Dr Arnab Ghosh ,Dr Sayantan Dasgupta, Abnormality In Serum Calcium, Phosphate And Vitamin-D Levels In Chronic Renal Failure Patients: A Case Control Study In The Eastern Indian Population. GJRA 2021:10(1) 1-4


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Faculty Details

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Image Name Department Designation Email ID Phone Address Publications Services
Dr Debes Ray (MD Biochemistry) Biochemistry Professor N/A ViewView
Dr Sumita Sarkar Biochemistry Associate Professor N/A --
Dr. Indranil Dawn (MBBS, MD) Biochemistry Associate Professor N/A ViewView
Dr Sukla Nath (MD Biochemistry) Biochemistry Assistant Professor N/A ViewView
Dr Amrita Karmakar (MD Biochemistry) Biochemistry Assistant Professor N/A ViewView
Dr Priyanka Datta Biochemistry Assistant Professor N/A --
Dr Nandita Hazra Biochemistry Assistant Professor N/A --

Residents Details

Image Name Department Position Address Publications Services
Dr Saswati Bandyopadhyay (MBBS, ) Biochemistry Tutor/Demonstrator N/A - View
Dr Quazi Md Tajuddin (MD Biochemistry) Biochemistry Tutor/Demonstrator N/A ViewView
Dr Mausumi Das Biochemistry Tutor/Demonstrator N/A --
Dr Sk Mikhail Islam Biochemistry Senior Resident N/A --
Dr Sukanya Mukherjee Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (3rd Year) N/A --
Dr Mousumi Das Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (3rd Year) N/A --
Dr Satarupa Basu Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (3rd Year) N/A --
Dr Sampa Debnath Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (2nd Year) N/A --
Dr. Arpita Samui (Nayek) Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (1st Year) N/A --
Dr. Debajali Mazumder Biochemistry Post Graduate Trainees (1st Year) N/A --

Non Teaching Staff

Image Name Department Position Address
Ms Pyasa Banerjee Biochemistry Non-Teaching Staff N/A
Ms Dipannwita Datta Chakrabarty Biochemistry Non-Teaching Staff N/A
Mr Bamdeb Paik Biochemistry Non-Teaching Staff N/A
Mr Tapas Bhattachharyya Biochemistry Non-Teaching Staff N/A