Kilpauk Medical College. MBBS 150 Seats. PG 105 Seats. The college came into existence at Chennai, in the year 1960. Initially was a Government Women’s Medical College. From 1967 even male student were allowed for admission into this prestigious 5th oldest  government medical institution of Tamil Nadu. The medical college is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

MBBS, MD, MS, DM, MCh & Diploma Courses – The UG course is MBBS. The PG courses are in Diploma, MD, MS, DM and MCh.  The Courses are recognized by Medical Council of India.

Origin of College – In 1925, the institution was born out of the initiation of Nationalism followed by motivation to keep our traditional indigenous medicine alive. In 1947, came the recommendations from the Government of Madras as well as the Government of India, to upgrade the medical institution. The institution being known as “College of Indian Medicine” followed by, in 1948 being called “College of Indigenous Medicine”.

The year 1953 saw the college being again renamed as College of Integrated Medicine. But in 1960 the indigenous medicine was closed and with the entering of allopathic medicine into the fold, thus started MBBS Degree course. All these years only women were admitted to study.

In the year 1965, the institution became recognized as Women’s Medical College and named as Kilpauk Medical College. The medical college became a co-educational institution in1967, with male students also joining to study MBBS.

Kilpauk Medical College
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Admission in MBBS Course – For getting admission into MBBS course in Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, the students are admitted based on marks in their 12th class board examinations – Process conducted by Selection Committee Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai.

The selection of the students is done based on the marks obtained in their 12th board examination for 85% seats and remaining 15% all India quota. No Entrance Test.

Tamil Nadu

Name of Medical College
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

Affiliated University
The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai


Year of Establishment

MBBS Seats

PG Seats

Brief details about Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai – The brief details of the medical college are given below for the aspirants looking for admission in the Medical College. The details include contact details, facilities, year of establishment, recognition, accreditation, etc.

College Name
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai


Year of Establishment

Poonamallee High Rd, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010

+91 – 44 – 26431927, 28364949, 26412979

+91 – 9842748084

+91 – 44 – 26431930, 28364950


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MBBS Seats
150 Seats. Admission into Kilpauk Medical College based on merit of 12th board marks. Selection conducted by DME Chennai. No Entrance Test.

PG Seats
105 Seats. Admission into Kilpauk Medical College based on merit for 50% seats. Selection conducted by DME Chennai.

Courses recognized by Medical Council of India

Books – 17000. Bound Volumes – 7000. Annual Journals – Indian (10) & Foreign (20). Reading Rooms – 2.

Men’s Hostels
Main Block, New Block, Sabarmathy, PG Quarters & CRRI are the men’s hostel with single rooms, double rooms & triple rooms are available.

Women’s Hostels
Ladies hostel consists of 72 rooms with 66 double rooms and 6 single rooms.

Attached Hospitals
Royapettah Hospital, Thiruvoteeswarar Hospital of Thoracic Medicine (Otteri), Peripheral Hospital (K.K.Nagar), Peripheral Hospital (Anna Nagar).

With 750 seating capacity to conduct college functions. Panagal Hall – 75 seating capacity (Air- Conditioned).

Lecture Hall
Each department have lecture hall with a seating capacity of 100 students.

Well Known
KMC is well known for some departments like – Burns Ward, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Diabetology,  Obstetrics & Gynaecology  for Recanalisation.

Out Patient Departments
Primary Outpatient Departments – 3900. Referral Outpatient Departments – 200

PG Specialization Courses at Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

PG Specialization of 23 different courses for 105 seats is available in Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.  Admissions are based on merit and Directorate of Medical Education conducts the selection process.

Admission in PG Course – For getting admission into PG Diploma MD / MS / MCh course in Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, the MBBS graduates are given admission based on merit in MBBS – Process conducted by Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai.

The selection of the students is done based on merit for 50% of the seats and remaining 50% is given under all India quota are allocated by Director General Health Services, New Delhi.

PG Specialization Courses PG Seats

  • Diploma in Anesthesia 4
    Diploma in Child Health 4
    Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3
    Diploma in Orthopaedics 1
    Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 2
    DM – Gastroenterology 6
    DM – Nephrology 1
    M.Ch – Plastic Surgery 6
    M.Ch – Surgical Oncology 2
    M.Ch – Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery 6
    MD – Anaesthesiology 6
    MD – Bio-Chemistry 2
    MD – General Medicine 16
    MD – Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion 2
    MD – Microbiology 2
    MD – Paediatrics 4
    MD – Pathology 1
    MD – Pharmacology 1
    MD – Physiology 1
    MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology 7
    MS – ENT 2
    MS – General Surgery 18
    MS – Orthopaedics 8