Principals

Prof. (Dr.) Ratul Charan Deka

Principal

Katihar Medical College

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University, Guwahati

MS (Ophthalmology), Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University, Guwahati

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ratul Charan Deka has over 30 years of teaching experience. He is currently the Dean of Faculty of Medicine, and the Principal of Katihar Medical College at Al- Karim University, Katihar.

He started his career as the Registrar of Ophthalomogy at RIO, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati. He served at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh in different academic positions. He worked as a Professor of Ophthalomogy at Assam Medical College, Guwahati. He worked as a Professor and Head of the department for about 5 years at Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad Medical College, Barpeta, Assam. He worked as a Medical Superintendent and Professor for about 2 years at Tezpur Medical College Hosptial, Tezpur

He did his fellowship in eye banking and keratoplasty in the USA on WHO scholarship.

He also did postgraduation in Hospital Managment from National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.

Besides his academic pursuit, he devoted significant time in preventing rural blindness in the state of Assam. He has a credit of operating more than fifty thousand surgery in the field of prevention of blindness.

Dr. Ram Bilash Gupta

Vice Principal

Katihar Medical College, Katihar

Educational qualifications

MBBS, ANM Medical College, Magadh University

MD, Patna Medical College, Patna University

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Ram Bilash Gupta has about 21 years of teaching experience. He is currently working as Medical Superintendent and Vice Principal at Katihar Medical College; and Professor and the Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

He worked as a tutor at Patna Medical College for about 3 years and Katihar Medical College for about 2 years; an Assistant Professor for about 5 years at Katihar Medical College; an Associate Professor for about 5 years at Katihar Medical College. He climbed the ladder to become a Professor and the Head of the Department of Pharmacology

Prof. (Dr.) Md. Ezaz Zafar

Principal

School of Paramedical and Allied Health Sciences

Educational qualifications

Master of Science in Biochemistry, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard University, New Delhi

Ph.D., Lalit Narayan Mithila University, Darbhanga

Experience

Prof. (Dr.) Md. Ezaz Zafar has over 21 years of teaching experience. He is currently Controller of Examination at Al-Karim University, Katihar and a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

He worked as a Junior Resident at Katihar Medical College, Katihar for about a year; an Assistant Professor for about 13 years; an Associate Professor for about 4 years at Katihar Medical College, Katihar.

Dr. Md. Afroze Alam

Principal

School of Pharmacy

Educational qualifications

Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University

Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry& Medicinal Chemistry), Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal University

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal University

Bachelor of science (honours) (Chemistry), L.S. College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar University

Diploma of Pharmacy, Government Institute of Pharmacy, Agam Kuan, Patna

Experience

Dr. Md Afroze Alam has about 12 years of academic experience. He worked as an Assistant Professor for 6 years at Shoolini Institute of Life Sciences and Business Management, school of Pharmacy, Shoolini University, Bahjol-Solan; an Associate Professor for about 3 years in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University, Bahjol-Solan; and Principal & Associate Professor for about 2 years at Narayan Institute of Pharmacy, Gopal Narayan Singh University, Jamuhar.

Under his supervision, three of his scholars have received there Ph.D. degrees and two of them are under examination.

His work was conferred with the following awards

  • Received award of Outstanding Researcher in Pharmaceutical Chemistry – VIF (Venus International Foundation-2019)
  • World Academic Championship Award 2018 in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Article selected for press release by Amrican Association for the Advancement of Science and Eureka Alert. Cytotoxic and Anti-inflammatory Activity of Flavonoid Derivatves Targeting NF-kappaB in 2017.
  • Awarded “Best Oral Presentation” at the National Conference on "An Alternatives to Animal Testing”. Organized by ICMR & DST and Laureate Institute of Pharmacy Kangra (H.P.) 21-22 Feb 2016.
  • Secured 428 with All India Rank in GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) by AICTE- in 2016.
  • Secured 1868 with All India Rank in GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test) by AICTE- 2013.
  • Awarded “Best Thesis” Jointly by Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology (KSCST) & Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc.) Bengaluru, 2008.
  • Secured 98.43 percentile with All India Rank 155 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2006, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur under Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India.
  • Awarded “GATE Fellowship” by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India to pursue M.Pharm programme for the period 2006-2008.
  • Awarded “Certificate of merit” to secure First Position in M. Pharm (1st year) by Manipal University in 2008.