162 DM seats in Tamil Nadu Colleges available for 54 of various DM specializations to choose from.


Affiliated universities are

  • Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (Deemed University), Chettinad
  • The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Meenakshi University (Deemed), Chennai
  • Saveetha University (Deemed), Chennai
  • Sri Ramachandra University (Deemed), Chennai
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • Bharath University (Deemed), Chennai

Super Specilities previously affiliated universities are as under:

DM – Cardiology        Christian Medical College, Vellore  6 Recognized for 3 seats previously under Madras Univ. Recognized for 3 to 6 seats from 2014.

DM – Cardiology        Madras Medical College, Chennai  14            Recognized for 2 seats previously under Madras Univ. Recognized for 2 to 14 seats from 2013.

DM – Cardiology        Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai  3            Recognized for 2 seats.Previously Recognised under Deemed Univ.,Tamil Nadu. Recognized for seats increased from 2 to 3 from August 2014.


DM – Cardiology        Stanley Medical College, Chennai  4  Recognized from 1995. Permitted for increase seats from 2 to 4 from academic year 2017-18.( previously under Madras Univ.)

DM – Gastroenterology           Christian Medical College, Vellore  5 Recognized for 4 Seats previously under Madras Univ. Recognized for 4 to 5 seats from 2014.

DM – Nephrology       Christian Medical College, Vellore  4 Recognized for 3 seats previously under Madras Univ. Recognized for 3 to 4 seats from 2014.

DM – Nephrology       Madras Medical College, Chennai  6  Recognized previously under Madras Univ.

DM – Neurology         Christian Medical College, Vellore   4            Recognized for 2 seats previously under Madras Univ. Conditional permission for increase of seats from 2 to 4 10(A) for 2016-17

DM – Neurology         Madurai Medical College, Madurai  2            Recognized from 1983. previously under Madurai univ. and Madurai Kamraj Univ.

DM – Neurology         Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai  3            Recognized for 02 seats (Previously Recognised under Deemed Univ.,Tamil Nadu). Recognized for increase of seats from 2 to 3.

Also Read: Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu

DM seats in Tamil Nadu Colleges
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The information will help you to take DM admission in Tamil Nadu Colleges in a recognized seat instead of a permitted seat.

Recognition status of DM seats in Tamil Nadu Colleges

Details below are in the order of DM Specialization, number of DM seats available and Recognition status.

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology         Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

2          Permitted for 1 seat from 2013-14. Seat increased from 1 to 2  from 2015-16.

DM – Cardiology         Christian Medical College, Vellore

6          Recognized for 3 DM Seats . Recognized for 3 to 6 DM Seats from 2014.

DM – Cardiology         Madras Medical College, Chennai

14        Recognized for 2 DM Seats . Recognized for 2 to 14 DM Seats from 2013.

DM – Cardiology         Madurai Medical College, Madurai

2          Recognized from 2002

DM – Cardiology         Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur

1          Recognized from 2016.

DM – Cardiology         PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore

1          Recognized from August, 2012.

DM – Cardiology         Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram

2          Permitted for 2016-17. The permission is conditional

DM – Cardiology         Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

3          Recognized for 2 DM Seats.. Recognized for DM Seats increased from 2 to 3 from August 2014.

DM – Cardiology         SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Kancheepuram

1          Recognized from 2014

DM – Cardiology         Stanley Medical College, Chennai

4          Recognized from 1995. Permitted for increase DM Seats from 2 to 4 from academic year 2017-18.( .)

DM – Clinical Haematology

DM – Clinical Haematology    Christian Medical College, Vellore

4          Recognized for 2 DM Seats when degree granted in or after Mar.2002. Recognized for 2 to 4 DM Seats from 2014

DM – Clinical Haematology    Madras Medical College, Chennai

2          Permitted

DM – Critical Care Medicine

DM – Critical Care Medicine  Christian Medical College, Vellore

1          Permitted from 2015-16.

DM – Critical Care Medicine  Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

2          Recognized from 2015.

DM – Endocrinology

DM – Endocrinology    Christian Medical College, Vellore

4          Recognized for 2 DM Seats from 2014. Conditional permission for increase of DM Seats from 2 to 4  for 2016-17

DM – Gastroenterology

DM – Gastroenterology           Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

1          Permitted from 2014-15 .

DM – Gastroenterology           Christian Medical College, Vellore

5          Recognized for 4 DM Seats . Recognized for 4 to 5 DM Seats from 2014.

DM – Gastroenterology           Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

6          Recognized

DM – Gastroenterology           Madras Medical College, Chennai

6          Recognized .

DM – Gastroenterology           Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur

1          Recognized from 2014

DM – Gastroenterology           PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore

1          Recognized from August, 2012.

DM – Gastroenterology           Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

3          Recognized for 2 DM Seats from July 2007. Recommended for recognition for increase of DM Seats from 2 to 3.

DM – Gastroenterology           Stanley Medical College, Chennai

0          Recognized

DM – Hepatology

DM – Hepatology        Christian Medical College, Vellore

2          Recognized for 1 seat from 2014. Conditional permission for increase of DM Seats from 1 to 2  for 2016-17

DM – Hepatology        Madras Medical College, Chennai

2          Permitted from 2013-14.

DM – Infectious Disease

DM – Infectious Disease          Christian Medical College, Vellore

2          Permitted for 2016-17. The permission is conditional

DM – Neonatology

DM – Neonatology      Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

1          Permitted from 2013-14.

DM – Neonatology      Christian Medical College, Vellore

2          Recognized from 2014

DM – Neonatology      Madras Medical College, Chennai

8          Recognized on or after 2013

DM – Neonatology      Madurai Medical College, Madurai

1          Recognized from 2014

DM – Neonatology      Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

1          Recognized from 2016.

DM – Nephrology

DM – Nephrology        Christian Medical College, Vellore

4          Recognized for 3 DM Seats . Recognized for 3 to 4 DM Seats from 2014.

DM – Nephrology        Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

4          Recognized from august 2010. Permitted for increase DM Seats from 1 to 4 from academic year 2017-18.

DM – Nephrology        Madras Medical College, Chennai

6          Recognized .

DM – Nephrology        PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore

1          Recognized from August, 2012.

DM – Nephrology        Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

3          Recognized for 02 DM Seats from Nov2005. Recommended for recognition for increase of DM Seats from 2 to 3.

DM – Nephrology        SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Kancheepuram

1          Recognized from 2016.

DM – Nephrology        Stanley Medical College, Chennai

3          Recognized from august 2010. Increase DM Seats from 1 to 3 from the academic session 2015-16.

DM – Neuro Radiology

DM – Neuro Radiology            Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

1          Recognized for 1 seat from 2016.

DM – Neurology

DM – Neurology          Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

1          Permitted from 2013-14.

DM – Neurology          Christian Medical College, Vellore

4          Recognized for 2 DM Seats . Conditional permission for increase of DM Seats from 2 to 4  for 2016-17

DM – Neurology          Madras Medical College, Chennai

14        Recognized .

DM – Neurology          Madurai Medical College, Madurai

2          Recognized from 1983.

DM – Neurology          Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, Enathur

1          Recognized from 2014.

DM – Neurology          PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore

1          Recognized from August, 2012.

DM – Neurology          Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

2          Recognized from 2016.

DM – Neurology          Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai

3          Recognized for 02 DM Seats . Recognized for increase of DM Seats from 2 to 3.

DM – Neurology          SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Kancheepuram

1          Recognized from 2014

DM – Neurology          Stanley Medical College, Chennai

3          Recognized .

DM – Neurology          Tirunelveli Medical College,Tirunelveli

1          Recognized from Aug2010

DM – Oncology

DM – Oncology            Madras Medical College, Chennai

4          Recommended for recognition.

DM – Oncology            Regional centre for Cancer Research and treatment, Adyar, Chennai

6          Recognized for 3 DM Seats. Recognized for increase of DM Seats from 3 to 4 from,2014. DM Seats increased from 4 to 6 from 2012-13 .

DM – Rheumatology

DM – Rheumatology   Christian Medical College, Vellore

1          Recognized from 2014

DM – Rheumatology   Madras Medical College, Chennai

4          Recognized from Jan92.

Source: MCI

Also Read:  MCI Recognized Seat Mandatory for DM / MCh Super Speciality Courses

Note: The MD or MS doctors must guide themselves for admission only in the recognized DM Seats in Tamil Nadu Colleges.