Medical Colleges in Kerala are 24 in number.
6 Medical Colleges from the list are state-owned and 18 are run by private trusts. There is 1 medical institution that is having Deemed University status from the list of 24 medical institutions are managed by private trusts.

Medical Colleges in Kerala are government & privates institutions give admissions based on KEAM, KPMCMA, Amrita School of Medicine entrance examinations.

Among the 6 government Medical Colleges in Kerala only 1 is offering PG Courses and no MBBS Course. And in 18 private-trusts managed Medical Colleges in Kerala no such medical institution that offers only PG.

“The list below would brief you about Medical Colleges in Kerala that are government, private trusts, one deemed university and one that offers only PG Courses.”

Later we will update articles that will present the government, private, deemed and exclusively only PG Courses offered list of Medical Colleges in Kerala with details of the number of MBBS and PG seats available for admission.





List of Medical Colleges in Kerala

The list shows 3 Medical Insitutions in Calicut, 3 in Thrissur, 3 in Thiruvananthapuram, 2 in Kannur, 2 in Kochi,  2 in Kollam, 2 in Trivandrum, and the remaining are in Alleypey, Ernakulam, Pallakad, Kottayam, Kolenchery, Malappuram and Tiruvalla.

S.No.

Name of Medical Institution

Location

Established

MBBS Seats

PG Seats

1Academy of Medical SciencesPariyaram, Kannur

1995

100

23

2Amala Institute of Medical SciencesThrissur

2002

100

30

3Amrita School of MedicineElamkara, Kochi

2000

100

92

4Azeezia Instt of Medical ScienceMeeyannoor, Kollam

2008

100

5Co-operative Medical CollegeKochi

2000

100

6Dr. Somervel Memorial CSI Hospital & Medical College KarakonamThiruvananthapuram

2001

100

15

7Government Medical CollegeKottayam

1960

150

112

8Govt. Medical CollegeKozhikode, Calicut

1957

250

180

9Govt. Medical CollegeThrissur

1981

150

99

10Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research InstituteThrissur

2002

100

24

11Kannur Medical CollegeKannur

2006

150

13

12Karuna Medical CollegePalakkad

2006

100

10

13KMCT Medical CollegeKozhikode, Calicut

2008

100

14M E S Medical College PerintalmannaMalappuram Distt.

2002

100

41

15Malabar Medical CollegeKozhikode, Calicut

2010

150

16Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical CollegeKolenchery

2001

100

7

17Medical CollegeThiruvananthapuram

1951

200

213

18Pushpagiri Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research CentreTiruvalla

2002

100

35

19Regional Cancer CentreThiruvananthapuram 

10

20Sree Narayana Instt. of Medical SciencesChalakka, Ernakulam

2009

100

21Sree Uthradom Thiurnal Academy of Medical SciencesTrivandrum

2006

100

22Sri Gokulam Medical College Trust & Research FoundationTrivandrum

2005

150

38

23T D Medical CollegeAlleppey (Allappuzha)

1963

150

54

24Travancore Medical CollegeKollam

2009

100

    

2850

996

 

Medical Colleges in Kerala affiliated to Universities of Kerala

  • 3 medical colleges to Calicut University
  • 1 medical institution to Mahatma Gandhi University
  • 4 medical colleges to Kerala University
  • 15 medical colleges to Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur
  • One medical institution is Amrita School of Medicine – Deemed University

The numbers of seats available every year in these Medical Colleges for admission in UG (MBBS) are 2850 and PG (MD / MS / PG Diploma) are 996.

Directorate Medical Education Kerala conducts the process of admission to MBBS, PG Medical Degree and Diploma Courses in the Government / Private Medical Colleges in Kerala.

Recognized by Medical Council of India – The MBBS / PG degree awarded by Calicut University, Kerala University, Kerala University of Health Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University & Amrita School of Medicine – Deemed University recognized by Medical Council of India, a statutory body.

Common Entrance Test for Kerala Local Students & for Non-Local Kerala Students – Seats allotted on the basis of Common Entrance Test –KEAM (Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Examination for Kerala local students of 12th Class & Intermediate. The process of entrance & admission conducted by Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala. For Non-Local Kerala students a common entrance test conducted by KPMCMA (Kerala Private Medical College Management Association). The Deemed University conducts its own entrance test with autonomous rules for admitting students.