University Health Services

The University has a Board of Health to take care of health problems of the students of the University and its affiliated colleges. The Board has set up a clinic named Goenka Hospital Diagnostic Research Centre with a view to rendering all kinds of medical assistance to the students and staff of the University. The address is as below:

Goenka Hospital Diagnostic Research Centre

University Health Service
University of Calcutta
145, Muktaram Babu Street
Kolkata-700 007
Phone : 2241-3088 / Extn. 2023/2017
Fax : 2219-9852/53

At present, the following facilities are available at the Goenka Hospital Diagnostic Research Centre for the students, teachers and non-teaching staff and also for the general people at a very nominal charge.

Consultation Clinics
General Medicine
Otolaryngology (ENT)
Dermatology (Skin)
Ophthalmology (Eye)

Investigating Facilities
X-Ray (General & Dental)
Pathological Tests
Semen Analysis
Skin Smear for AFB
Mantoux Test
Sputam for AFB
Beta HCG for Urine

NOTE : Students of all affiliated colleges under the University of Calcutta (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and University postgraduate students are not required to pay the following :

  1. OPD Registration Charge
  2. Charge for X-Ray (P.A. View) of Chest

Apart from Goenka Hospital, there are four peripheral students’ health clinics to cater to the health care needs of the students at the following centres :

Medical and Health Care Facilities for Students

Facilities for medical and health care are offered by the Board of Health of the University. The facilities include health and medical examinations, diagnostic procedures, laboratory investigation and chest radiography, etc., free of cost. On a limited basis, free hospitalisation is also possible. To avail themselves of these medical and health care services, students are required to produce their respective identity cards or fee-books at the time of attending the Health Clinics or the Special Clinics.