Medical Colleges in TamilNadu

Location of TamilNadu Medical Colleges

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Medical education and practices be it ancient or modern, has existed in Tamil Nadu since a long time. Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani etc has always been the tradition of Tamil Nadu.

Besides this, modern medical science also made its presence long back in the 1930s with the establishment of the first medical institution by the "British East India Company" in the year 1935.

Some of the best medical institutions of India find place in Tamil Nadu. Currently there are more than 20 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. Most of them have the affiliation of the MGR Medical University. The state also boasts of a university separately, for health science only. 2 medical colleges are also supposed to be established at Tiruvarur and Villupuram. The medical colleges of Tamil Nadu offer several medical programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Different Specialties

Several major specializations that you can take up at post graduate level, while studying at the medical colleges of Tamil Nadu, are as follows:

  • ENT
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology
  • Neurology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Opthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology
  • Obstetrics & gynecology
  • Dentistry
  • Urology
Admission Process

Any candidate, who has qualified higher secondary or equivalent examination with science background, is entitled to apply for studying MBBS or any other equivalent undergraduate medical program. Students aspiring to go for medical education have to seat for a competitive entrance examination at national or state level. Medical schools and colleges in Andhra Pradesh also provide practical training.

Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu
NameAddressPhone No.
Chengalpattu Medical College Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu -60300104114-226646
Chettinad Hospital And Research Institute Padur Village, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kelambakkam, Chennai - 603103044 - 27475970
Christian Medical College Bagayam, Vellore - 632002 0416-2262603, 2262903, 2262520
Coimbatore Medical College Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu -641014 0422-2574375, 2574376, 2574377
Government Vellore Medical College Adukkamparai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu -632011
Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Salem, Tamil Nadu -6360300427 - 2210965 , 2210757 , 2383313
Government Siddha Medical CollegeArignar Anna Govt. Hospital of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam , Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - 600106044 - 26281563, 26214844
K.A.P. Viswanathan Govt. Medical College Melaguparai, Trichy - 6200010431 - 2401011 , 2771465 , 2771468
Kanyakumari Government Medical College Asaripallam, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu -62920104652-223201, 223202
M.E.S. Medical College Perinthalmanna, Malaparamba, Palachode Post, Kolathur, Chennai - 679338044 - 2220995
Madras Medical College and Government General HospitalE.V.R Periyar Salai, Park Town, Chennai - 600 003044 - 25305000
Madurai Medical College Gandhi Nagar, Madurai - 6250200452-2533235-40, 2532535-40
Meenakshi Medical College Karaipettai, Kanchipuram - 63155204112-264096, 264027, 264033/264072
PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & ResearchOff Avanashi Road , Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641004 0422- 2570170, 2598822
Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital #7, Works Road, Chromepet, Chennai - 600 044044-2241 5600 / 01 / 02 / 03
Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences V.P.M. Hospital, Padanilam Kulasekharam Kanyakumari - 62916104651 - 280866 , 280745 , 278250
SRM Medical CollegeSRM Nagar, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram District - 603 203044 - 27455715 , 27453433, 27452343
Thoothukudi Govt. Medical College Kamaraj Nagar, Tuticorin - 6280080461 - 2239598 , 2321051 , 2392698
Tiruneveli Medical CollegeMaharajanagar, Tirunelveli - 6270110462-2572733/2572734/2572944
Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Medical CollegeSankari Main Road Ariyanoor, (NH - 47) Salem - 636 3080427 - 247 7316, 247 7317


Last Updated on : 2/05/2013