Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is one of the states in India with the highest level of literacy rate. Therefore, there isn’t any lack of top education institutes offering quality education to the students in India and across the world. This part of the Indian subcontinent is always blessed with a pleasant weather throughout the year, thus allowing several students to keep it on the priority list. Apart from India’s number one private medical college, Tamil Nadu is home to many reputed engineering, law and medical institutions. There might be a limited number of seats available for the students to enrol in medical institutes but there is no lack of institutes offering quality education in the medical field thus, a great place to step in your bright future. For your utmost convenience, we have created a list of top 10 Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The admission procedures depend on your NEET results for entering into the finest medical colleges.

Top 10 Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu

1. CMC, Vellore:

Christian Medical College , Vellore (CMC)

Christian Medical College is one of the most prestigious medical institutes of India that was established and maintained by Christian Medical College Vellore Association. The college has topped the list of Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu in regard to its quality education and healthcare. It offers multiple UG, PG & Doctoral courses focusing on the areas of Medicine, Surgery and Nursing. The college was established in 1990 and the admission procedure follows the entrance exams results with an interview round. The college is approved by Medical Council of India. It also accepts NEET results for the admission process. You can register for admission through an online form on the college’s official website. The minimum 50% marks are required for every student in the class 12th for being eligible for the admission test. The students who have registered with the website will first have to clear a written examination and then selected cut off of students will be presented for the personal interview rounds. The overall performance of the student will be considered for the final selection procedure. CMC, Vellore has an overall 99% of average placement score which is very high as compared to every other college.

They have certain scholarships for the undergraduate programs for the students unable to meet the fees standards of the college. The students applied under the Christian minority will have to undertake a Bible knowledge test as per the admission standards. There are 100 seats per course for the admission in MBBS course in CMC, Vellore.

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Courses offered- MBBS, B.SC, B.P.T, P.B.B.SC, M.D, M.CH, M.SC, M.PT, M.S, DIPLOMA, POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

Fees for the standards MBBS Program= INR 20,500/year.

For every other course, the fees and the seats may vary according to the industry standards.

CMC Vellore also offers Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine and Doctorate of Medicine correspondence courses with 200 and 100 seats/course in a duration of 2 years.

2. Madras Medical College, Chennai:

Madras Medical College Chennai

Second on the list is Madras Medical College established in 1835. The college is affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University and offers MBBS, B.Pharm, BPT & B.Sc (Nursing) at UG level and MD, MS, M.Pharm & M.Sc (Nursing) at PG level. It also offers PG Diploma and Super-specialty courses, namely, DM & M.Ch in multiple disciplines. The admission procedure is based on the entrance exam results such as NEET-UG followed by an interview round with a total of 262 seats available for all the combined courses. The college is affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University and the selection procedure for the postgraduate and undergraduate courses depends on the NEET results. Though for MBBS 85% of seats are given on the basis of state quota and for postgraduate courses, state quota has 50% of seats under it.

Total seats available for the courses: 262

The candidates have to fill in an admission form available on the official college’s website and submit it through the post. The college is known to hold a placement record of more than 80% which is quite intriguing.

The scholarship amount depends upon the special needs of the candidates in SC and ST quota.

Course fees for MBBS- INR 20,500/year

For every other course, the fees and the seats may vary according to the industry standards.

Courses offered- MBBS, B.SC, B.P.T, B.PHARMA, P.B.B.SC, M.D, M.CH, M.SC, M.S, DIPLOMA, M.PHARMA.

3. Stanley Medical College, Chennai:

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Established in 1938, Stanley Medical College comes at the third position on the list of Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu. Though, the original hospital is 200 years old. The college is affiliated with Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University. The notable alumni of the college are Lt. Dr T. Thomas, India’s first cardio surgeon. NEET and NEET PG are the two entrance exams considered for the admission procedures in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs respectively. The minimum requirement for being eligible to apply for the courses is Stanley Medical college is 50%(Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in the 12th grade. NDTV has placed the Stanley Medical College at the 9th rank in the list of Top Medical Colleges of India.

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It is the first medical college in the state that has 250 seats in the MBBS program.

The college allows admission in the M.Ch and DM courses on the basis of NEET SS conducted by National Board of Examinations.

Stanley Medical College has a placement record of 88% which is quite compelling as compared to others. The college also offers scholarships such as FFE scholarship ( around 40000/yr ) Agaram scholarship, Fist graduate scholarship, scholarships for BC, MBC, SC, ST quota students.

Courses offered- MBBS,M.D, M.CH, M.SC, M.S, DIPLOMA.

4. Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai:

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai

Sri Ramachandra University was founded by Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust on September 11, 1985, and has bagged a fourth position in the list. It offers 15 Degree courses at undergraduate level in medical, dental, paramedical and allied health sciences disciplines with 39 courses in Medical, 8 courses in Dentistry and 35 para-medical Degree courses at postgraduate level. NEET UG and NEET PG are the two examinations considered for admission procedures.

Courses offered- MBBS, B.Sc, B.Sc {Hons.}, Pharm.D, B.Optom, BBA, B.Sc + M.Sc, B.Pharm, B.P.T, BDS, M.Sc, MDS, M.Pharm, M.S, MPT, M.P.H, M.D, M.Ch, Ph.D, M.Phil.

5. Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore:

Coimbatore Medical College was established in 1966 in Coimbatore, Tamil-Nadu and is our fifth choice on the list of Tamil Nadu’s Medical Colleges. The college offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the field of Medical Sciences. The admission procedure is according to the NEET results with an option of merit-based also.

Courses offered- MBBS,M.D, M.CH, M.S, DIPLOMA.

6. PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research:

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

PSGIMSR established in 1985 is a teaching hospital and research institute located in Coimbatore. It is the first teaching hospital in Tamil Nadu and the third teaching hospital in India to get NABH accreditation. PSG Institute of Paramedical Sciences and Nursing are associated with the institute. The admission procedure follows the NEET examination results as well as merits.

Courses offered- MBBS,M.D, M.S, DIPLOMA.

7. Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai:

Kilpauk Medical College

Known for producing many renowned doctors all over the World, Government Kilpauk Medical College was established in 1960 and stands at the 7th in the list of Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu. The college is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R Medical University, Chennai. Government Kilpauk Medical College offers MBBS under its UG wing, Post Graduate Diploma, MD, and MS in various specializations at PG level. NEET-PG and NEET-UG are the two entrance exams considered for getting an admission in the college.

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Courses offered- MBBS,M.D, M.CH, M.S, DIPLOMA.

8. SRM Medical College, Chennai:

SRM Medical College

SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre were established in 2008 by SRM Group. They offer diploma & certificate courses at UG & PG level offered under the Department of Medicine & Health Science of SRM University. Score of SRMEE is the only key to obtain the seat in SRM University. Students will be called for counselling after preparation of merit list.

Courses Offered:– MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, B.Sc (Nursing), Bachelor of Physiotherapy(BPT), B.Sc (Medicine), MD, MS, M.Ch, M.Sc (Medicine), Master of Physiotherapy(MPT), M.Pharm, MBA/PGDM, M.Phil/Ph.D in Pharmacy, MHA, PG Diploma in Medical, UG Diploma in Medical and UG Diploma in Paramedical.

9. Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli:

Tirunelveli Medical College

Tirunelveli Medical College (TVMC) was established in the year 1965 under the affiliation to the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai and stands at the ninth position in our list of Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu. It offers MBBS with 150 seats, MS/ MD/ DM residency programs in 16 departments for 162 seats, Paramedical Diploma and Certificate course in 9 specializations for 425 seats, and Diploma in Nursing for 140 seats. NEET-PG and NEET-Ug are the two examinations considered for the admission procedure.

Courses offered- MBBS,M.D, M.CH, M.S, DIPLOMA, CERTIFICATION.

10. Madurai Medical College, Madurai:

Madurai Medical College, Madurai

Founded in 1954, Madurai Medical College is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University. The college offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma as well as certificate courses. The admission procedure is based on the NEET results as well as merits.

Courses offered- MBBS, B.Pharm, PG Diploma, M.Ch, M.D, M.Pharm, M.S, Diploma and B.Sc.

Studying in Tamil Nadu is one of the best career options for willing students. Chennai has the most number of centres and could be an excellent option for both study and medical practice afterwards. It’s not easy to get admission into one of these Top 10 Medical Colleges In Tamil Nadu.

Check out our list of Top 10 Medical Colleges in India as well.

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