Tamil Nadu, the land of the oldest living traditions, arts & cultures. Tamil Nadu is known as the jewel of South India. It is the most Industrialised & Urbanised state in the country. Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest state in terms of population.

In NEET 2021 examination a number of 1,12,889  students have applied for the NEET examination. 57.44% was the pass percentage in NEET 2020 and this year Tamil Nadu is expecting a hike in the pass percentage. Tamil Nadu is home to 25 Government medical colleges and 16 Private Medical colleges. Here in this blog let’s have a look at the top 10 Government Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.

1. Madras Medical College, Chennai

Madras Medical College (MMC) Details

One of the famous medical colleges in India, located in the heart of Chennai. It was founded on February 2, 1835, during the British Raj. It is India’s third oldest medical college, following Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and Calcutta Medical College.

Courses Offered

CourseDuration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5250
B.Pharma4 60
B.Sc Nursing450
M.Sc Nursing240
Post-B.Sc Nursing240
MS Ophthalmology330
PG Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology228
PG Diploma in Child Health226
MD General Medicine324
MD Anaesthesiology322
MS General Surgery320
MD Pathology318
PG Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology218
MD Paediatrics317
DM Cardiology314
DM Neurology314
M.Ch Thoracic Surgery314
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology313
MS Orthopaedics313
M.Pharma Pharmaceutical Chemistry210
M.Pharma Pharmaceutics210
M.Pharma Pharmacognosy210
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy310
MD Microbiology310
MD Psychiatry310
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine310
PG Diploma in Anesthesiology210
PG Diploma in Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy210
M.Ch Neurosurgery39
M.Ch Pediatric Surgery39
DM Neonatology38
M.Ch Genito Urinary Surgery38
M.Ch Plastic Surgery38
PG Diploma in Public Health28
PG Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease28
DM Gastroenterology36
DM Nephrology36
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology36
M.Ch Vascular Surgery36
MS ENT36
PG Diploma in Orthopaedics26
PG Diploma in Psychological Medicine26
PG Diploma in Radiodiagnosis26
PG Diploma in Radiotherapy26
MD Physiology35
MD Radiodiagnosis35
DM Oncology34
DM Rheumatology34
MD Biochemistry34
MD Radiotherapy34
MD Forensic Medicine and Toxicology33
MD Geriatric Medicine33
MD Pharmacology33
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases33
MD Venereology33
MS Anatomy33
PG Diploma in Diabetology23
DM Clinical Haematology32
DM Hepatology32
M.Ch Endocrine Surgery32
M.Ch Surgical Oncology32
MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation32
PG Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation22
BPT4.5
MD Community Health Administration3

Website: http://www.mmc.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination.

2. Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Stanley Medical College (SMC) Chennai: Admission 2021, Courses, Fee,  Cutoff, Ranking, Placements & Scholarship

Stanley Medical College and Hospitals is one of India’s oldest and most well-known medical education institutions. The seed for this institution was planted in 1740 when the East India Company established the first medical department. The renowned Stanley Hospital presently lies on the former location of the Monegar poultry farm, which was founded in 1780. The College is linked to the well-known Government Stanley Hospital, which has 1280 in-patient beds.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5250
MD General Medicine323
MS General Surgery320
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology320
MD Paediatrics316
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy310
MS Orthopaedics39
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology37
MD Anaesthesiology37
MD Pathology37
MD Radiodiagnosis and Radiology37
MS ENT37
M.Ch Plastic Surgery36
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases36
MS Ophthalmology36
M.Ch Urology35
MD Social Preventive and Community Medicine35
DM Cardiology34
DM Gastroenterology34
MD Biochemistry34
MD Psychiatry34
DM Nephrology33
DM Neurology33
M.Ch Neurosurgery33
MD Forensic Medicine and Toxicology33
MD Microbiology33
M.Ch Vascular Surgery32
MD Pharmacology32
MD Physiology32
MS Anatomy32
PG Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy22
Diploma in Radiodiagnosis2
PG Diploma in Anaesthesia2
PG Diploma in Child Health2
PG Diploma in Clinical Pathology2
PG Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology2
PG Diploma in Ophthalmology2
PG Diploma in Orthopaedics2
PG Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology2

Website: http://stanleymedicalcollege.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination.

3. ESIC Medical College and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chennai

ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, Chennai Courses & Fees 2021-2022

It was established in the year 2021. The College is affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai. ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR, KK Nagar were established on the grounds of the prestigious ESI Corporation Hospital.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5100
MD Anaesthesiology36
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology34
MS General Surgery33
MD General Medicine32
MD Paediatrics32
MD Pathology32

Website: Unavailable

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination.

4. Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore

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Started in the year 1996, Coimbatore Medical college is a reputed institution in Tamil Nadu. Throughout the years, the College has stood the test of time and has made steady development by offering a variety of graduate, postgraduate super-speciality, and paramedical courses to students from all walks of life.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5150
MD General Medicine319
MS General Surgery318
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology311
MD Anaesthesiology310
MD Paediatrics38
MS Orthopaedics38
MD Pathology37
MD Radiodiagnosis35
DM Cardiology34
DM Gastroenterology34
DM Neurology34
M.Ch Neuro Surgery34
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery34
MD Microbiology34
MD Pharmacology34
MD Physiology34
MS Ophthalmology34
MD Biochemistry33
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy33
MD Forensic Medicine33
MS ENT33
M.Ch Plastic Surgery32
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases32
M.Ch Surgical Oncology31
MD Psychiatry3

Website: http://www.cmccbe.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination.

5. Government Vellore Medical College, Vellore

GVMC Vellore: Admission 2021, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Ranking, Placements &  Scholarship

Government Vellore Medical College (GVMC) is a Medical Council of India (MCI)-accredited medical college in Adukkamparai, Tamil Nadu. The plans for the college began in 1997, and in 2005, the college began accepting students. The college is affiliated with Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University.

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5100
MD General Medicine310
MS General Surgery39
MD Pediatrics36
MS Obstetrics and Gynecology36
MD Anaesthesiology34
MS Orthopaedics33

Website: http://www.vmcvlr.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination.

6. Madurai Medical College, Madurai

Madurai Medical College, Madurai: Admission 2021, Courses, Fee, Cutoff,  Ranking, Placements & Scholarship

Madurai Medical College is a medical school located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, and is linked with the Government Rajaji Hospital. More than twenty million people in Tamil Nadu’s southern region get tertiary treatment at the hospital. The hospital was founded in 1842 and converted to a medical college in 1954.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5250
Diploma in Nursing2180
D.Pharma2120
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2100
B.Pharma460
MD General Medicine326
MS General Surgery325
MD Anaesthesia322
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology321
MD Paediatrics317
M.Pharma Pharmaceutical Chemistry212
M.Pharma Pharmaceutics212
MS Ophthalmology312
Diploma in Radio Diagnostic Technology210
M.Pharma Pharmacognosy29
MD Radio Diagnosis39
MS Orthopaedics39
MS ENT38
B.Pharma Lateral Entry36
MD Psychiatry36
Diploma in Radiotherapy Technology25
DM Neurology35
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy35
DM Cardiology34
DM Nephrology34
M.Ch Neuro Surgery34
M.Ch Plastic Surgery34
M.Ch Surgical Oncology34
M.Ch Urology34
MD Social and Preventive Medicine34
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases34
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology33
MD Pharmacology33
DM Endocrinology32
DM Gastroenterology32
DM Oncology32
M.Ch Cardio-Thoracic Surgery32
M.Ch Paediatric Surgery32
M.Ch Vascular Surgery32
MD Microbiology32
MD Pathology32
MD Physiology32
MS Anatomy32
DM Neonatology31
MD Forensic Medicine31
MD Transfusion Medicine3

Website: http://www.mdmc.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination

7. Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalainagar

Rajah Muthiah Medical College •

The Rajah Muthiah Medical College was founded in 1985 at Annamalai University. Over the years, the College has slowly grown into one of the greatest medical colleges in South India, earning a reputation in the field of medical education. The Medical Council of India approved 125 admissions to the MBBS programme.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5150
MS General Surgery318
MD General Medicine314
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology212
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology312
MD Paediatrics310
MD Community Medicine38
MS Orthopaedics38
MD Anaesthesiology37
Diploma in Anesthesia26
MD Radiodiagnosis36
MD Pharmacology35
Diploma in Ophthalmology24
Diploma in Orthopaedics24
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis24
MD Biochemistry34
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy34
MS ENT34
MS Ophthalmology34
Diploma in Child Health23
MD Anatomy33
MD Microbiology33
MD Pathology33
MD Physiology33
MD Psychiatry32
Diploma in Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy21
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology21
Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation21
MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation31

Website: http://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination

8. Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

Government Kilpauk Medical College,Chennai: Courses, Fees, Placements,  Ranking, Admission 2021

Government Kilpauk Medical College (GKMC), established in 1960, is an Indian government medical institution. In 1925 the School of Indian Medicine was founded in response to a sense of nationalism and to preserve the old traditions of indigenous medicine. This institution awarded the L.I.M. degree.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5150
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology2100
Diploma in ECG250
Diploma in Anaesthesia Technician235
Diploma in Orthopaedic Technician235
Diploma in Theatre Technician235
MD General Medicine326
MS General Surgery322
Diploma in Cardiac Sonography Technician220
Diploma in Dialysis Technician220
Diploma in Emergency Care Technician220
Diploma in Respiratory Therapy Technician220
MD Anaesthesiology312
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology310
MD Paediatrics310
MS Orthopaedics39
DM Gastroenterology36
M.Ch Plastic Surgery36
M.Ch Urology36
MD Pathology36
DM Cardiology34
DM Nephrology34
DM Oncology34
M.Ch Surgical Oncology34
MD Psychiatry34
MD Radiodiagnosis34
MS ENT34
MD Pharmacology33
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases33
MS Anatomy33
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology32
MD Biochemistry32
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy32
MD Forensic Medicine32
MD Microbiology32
MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation32
MD Preventive and Social Medicine32
MS Ophthalmology32
MD Physiology31
MD Radiotherapy3

Website: http://www.gkmc.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination

9. KAP Viswanatham Government Medical College, Tiruchirapalli

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Pondicherry NEET Cutoff | Rank | Fees |  Admission

Rockfort City’s K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College is located in the heart of the city. The college is named after K.A.P.Viswanatham, a well-known Tamil scholar. K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College was established in 1997 with a capacity of 100 undergraduate students (both State and All India Quota). Postgraduate courses have also been commenced from 2007.

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5150
B.Sc Accident and Emergency care Technology420
B.Sc Cardiac Technology420
B.Sc Critical Care Technology420
B.Sc Dialysis Technology420
B.Sc Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technology420
B.Sc Physician Assistant420
B.Sc Radiology and Imaging Technology420
Bachelor of Optometry420
MS General Surgery316
MD General Medicine314
MD Anaesthesiology313
MD Paediatrics39
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology39
MD Pathology36
MD Biochemistry36
MS Orthopaedics35
MD Psychiatry34
MD Anatomy33
MD Microbiology33
DM Cardiology32
DM Neurology32
MS ENT32
MS Ophthalmology32
MD Forensic Medicine3

Website: http://www.kapvgmc.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET examination

10. Erode Medical College, Perundurai

Campus Walk – GOVERNMENT ERODE MEDICAL COLLEGE

Erode Medical College is officially recognised by the government. Erode Medical College (previously IRT Perundurai Medical College) is a state-run medical school affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R Medical University in Chennai. It is located near Perundurai in Erode, off the Salem-Kochi National Highway 544. The school has a medical college as well as a hospital.

Courses Offered

Course Duration
(in Years)
No. of seats
MBBS5.5150

Website: http://irtpmc.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of the NEET-UG examination

Other Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu

  1. Government Thanjavur Medical College and Hospital
  2. Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital
  3. Government Chengalpattu Medical College and Hospital
  4. Government Tirunelveli Medical College and Hospital
  5. Government Madurai medical College and Rajaji Hospital
  6. Government Cuddalore Medical College and Hospital
  7. Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital
  8. K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College and Hospital
  9. Government Thoothukudi Medical College and Hospital
  10. Kanyakumari Government Medical College and Hospital
  11. Government Theni Medical College and Hospital
  12. Government Dharmapuri Medical College and Hospital
  13. Government Thiruvarur Medical College and Hospital
  14. Government Sivagangai Medical College and Hospital
  15. Government Pudukkottai Medical College and Hospital
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