After 10 months of planned and active works Popular Medical college opened its door for the students on the 29th day of December, 2010 with Professor T. I. M. Abdullah-Al-Faruq as the founder Principal. The college was set up in a prime location of the Dhaka city where most of the civic facilities were situated within 5 km radius of the college and the college campus was easily communicated by all types of transport. The college started its activities with 3 departments of preclinical basic science subjects, 50 students and 19 teachers. At present the college consists of 25 departments/units. The number of students and teachers has risen to 430 and 107 respectively.
The main purpose of establishment of the college is to produce quality "doctors with a difference capable of taking the charge of the future".Since its inception the college has a distinctive character of having distinguished medical scholars of the country as faculties, who have enriched the pool of knowledge by making notable contributions in the fields of teaching-learningassessment and research.
The high standard of education for the college set by its faculties under the dynamic leadership of the Principal and Vice-Principal. While serving as a highest echelon of academic excellence the college also functions as a premise for cocurricular and extra-curricular activities that would lead the students and ultimately the nation towards progress. The college in striving to combine the pursuit of knowledge and truth with values and needs of an evolving society. The greatest possession and will of the faculties with unconditional support of the entrepreneur will definitely do more than anything else to increase and spread the form of Popular Medical college beyond the territory of Bangladesh.
The Popular Medical College is well prepared to meet the challenges of the coming days with its freedom of work, justice and truth as a foundation commitment to the objective envisaged by the founders.