Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu.


There are 22 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.

21 affiliated to Dr. MGR Medical University Tamil Nadu and one to Madras University.

Directorate Medical Education allocates seats to the locals of Tamil Nadu.

Allocation is based on the marks obtained in the Board Examinations of Tamil Nadu every year by merit and centralized counseling.

“There are 2055 MBBS seats and 1079 PG seats available for admission in the government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.”

The students passing out of these government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu awarded degrees recognized by Medical Council of India.

Eligibility for studying in MBBS in Tamil Nadu – The minimum marks for eligibility in each subject of Biology (or joint Botany & Zoology) Physics & Chemistry:

  • 60% for other communities;
  • 60% for Backward class and Backward class Muslim;
  • 55% for Most Backward Classes & Denotified communities;
  • 40% for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Caste–Arunthathiyar & Scheduled Tribes;
  • 45% for Physically Challenged Category – (Locomotory disability of Lower Limbs alone)

Course Fees – The course fees is Rs 12,290/- per year.

This includes tuition fees, special fees which includes

  • medical exam fees,
  • library fees,
  • caution deposit,
  • university fees,
  • HSC verification fees,
  • LIC,
  • Red Cross,
  • Miscellaneous fee &
  • flag day fees.
Government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu

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Distribution of Seats – The seats in the government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are distributed and allocated as per the category of classes and castes:

  • Open Category – 31%
  • Backward Class – 30%. From 30% backward class seats, 3.5% will be allocated to Muslims.
  • Most Backward Class – 20%
  • Scheduled Caste – 18 % .From 16% scheduled caste seats, 18% allocated to Arunthathiyar Caste
  • Scheduled Tribe – 1 %

Directorate of Medical Education & Merit List – Directorate of Medical Education conducts the counseling and allocation of MBBS seats in the government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.

The selections committee will publish the merit list of the selected candidates on websites: “www.tnhealth.org” and “www.tn.gov.in”.

List of Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu:

The list of government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu located across the state.

The list shows 6 medical colleges in Chennai and the remaining are at Ambathurai, Asaripallam, Chengalpattu, Coimbatore,  Dharmapuri,  Madurai,  Perunthurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Theni, Thiruvarur, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Trichy, Vellore & Villupuram.

S.No.

Name of Medical College

Location

Management

Established

MBBS Seats

PG seats

1

Chengalpattu Medical College

Chengalpattu

Govt.

1965

50

15

2

Coimbatore Medical College

Coimbatore

Govt.

1966

150

77

3

Dr ALM PG Institution of Basic Medical Sciences

Chennai

Govt.

 

3

4

ESI-PGIMSR, ESI Hospital

Chennai

Govt.

 

11

5

Government Dharmapuri Medical College

Dharmapuri

Govt.

2008

100

6

Government Vellore Medical College

Vellore

Govt.

2005

100

7

K A P Viswanathan Government Medical College

Trichy

Govt.

1998

100

16

8

KanyaKumari Government Medical College

Asaripallam

Govt.

2003

100

9

Kilpauk Medical College

Chennai

Govt.

1960

150

84

10

M. V. Hospital for Diabetes & Diabetes Research Centre

Chennai

Govt.

 

0

11

Madras Medical College

Chennai

Govt.

1835

165

353

12

Madurai Medical College

Madurai

Govt.

1954

155

186

13

Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College

Salem

Govt.

1986

75

17

14

Perunthurai Medical College & Institute of Road Transport

Perunthurai

Govt.

1992

60

15

Stanley Medical College

Chennai

Govt.

1838

150

144

16

Thanjavur Medical College

Thanjavur

Govt.

1959

150

90

17

The Gandhigram Institute of Rural Health & Family Welfare Trust

Ambathurai

Govt

 

30

18

Theni Government Medical College

Theni

Govt.

2006

100

19

Thiruvarur Govt. Medical College

Thiruvarur

Govt.

2010

100

20

Thoothukudi Medical College

Thoothukudi

Govt.

2000

100

21

Tirunelveli Medical College

Tirunelveli

Govt.

1965

150

53

22

Villupuram Medical College

Villupuram

Govt.

2010

100

       

Total

2055

1079

 

Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu was last modified: March 24th, 2016 by Advai T


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