Students interested in pursuing medical stream are increasing every year. Thus, the number of medical colleges are also increasing throughout India. Tamil Nadu is no exception to it. Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are broadly classified into 3 categories – Deemed, Private & Government.
In India, there are around 560 medical colleges and 10 percent of it are in Tamil Nadu. Based on the geographical distribution of medical colleges, every major district in Tamil Nadu has at least one medical college in it. Chennai city has the highest number of medical colleges, making it the hotspot of doctors.
More than half of the medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are government owned. This makes MBBS in Tamil Nadu affordable for students as the college fee is less than a Lakh per year.
Medical Admission Eligibility
- Candidates must have completed at least 10+2 level of education with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects with English.
- The minimum score requirement may vary but General candidates must have scored at least 50% marks in the Intermediate examination.
- For candidates belonging to the reserved category, the minimum percentage required is 40%.
- The candidate needs to be a minimum of 17 years and a maximum of 25
- Candidates must also have qualified in National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam (NEET) for the mbbs admissions.
Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu for MBBS
|1||Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital||Park Town||Chennai|
|2||Stanley Medical College and Hospital||Washermanpet||Chennai|
|3||Government Madurai Medical College and Rajaji Hospital||Madurai||Madurai|
|4||Government Thanjavur Medical College and Hospital||Thanjavur||Thanjavur|
|5||Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital||Kilpauk||Chennai|
|6||Government Chengalpattu Medical College and Hospital||Chengalpattu||Chengalpattu|
|7||Government Tirunelveli Medical College and Hospital||Palayamkottai||Tirunelveli|
|8||Government Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital||Peelamedu||Coimbatore|
|9||Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital||Salem||Salem|
|10||Government Erode Medical College||Perundurai||Erode|
|11||K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College and Hospital||Trichy||Trichy|
|12||Government Thoothukudi Medical College and Hospital||Thoothukudi||Thoothukudi|
|13||Kanyakumari Government Medical College and Hospital||Nagercoil||Kanyakumari|
|14||Government Theni Medical College and Hospital||Theni||Theni|
|15||Government Vellore Medical College and Hospital||Vellore||Vellore|
|16||Government Dharmapuri Medical College and Hospital||Dharmapuri||Dharmapuri|
|17||Government Thiruvarur Medical College and Hospital||Thiruvarur||Thiruvarur|
|18||Government Villupuram Medical College and Hospital||Mundiyampakkam||Villupuram|
|19||Government Sivagangai Medical College and Hospital||Melavaniyankudi||Sivagangai|
|20||Government Tiruvannamalai Medical College and Hospital||Thiruvannamalai||Thiruvannamalai|
|21||Government Medical College (Omandurar Government Estate) and Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital||Triplicane||Chennai|
|22||Government Pudukkottai Medical College and Hospital||Pudukottai||Pudukottai|
|23||Government Karur Medical College and Hospital||Karur||Karur|
|24||Government Dindigul Medical College and Hospital||Dindigul||Dindigul|
|25||Government Namakkal Medical College and Hospital||Namakkal||Namakkal|
|26||Government Ramanathapuram Medical College and Hospital||Ramanathapuram||Ramanathapuram|
|27||Government Virudhunagar Medical College and Hospital||Virudhunagar||Virudhunagar|
|28||Government Ooty Medical College and Hospital||Ooty||Nilgiris|
|29||Government Tiruppur Medical College and Hospital||Tiruppur||Tiruppur|
|30||Government Krishnagiri Medical College and Hospital||Krishnagiri||Krishnagiri|
|31||Government Nagapattinam Medical College and Hospital||Nagapattinam||Nagapattinam|
|32||Government Thiruvallur Medical College and Hospital||Thiruvallur||Thiruvallur|
|33||Government Ariyalur Medical College and Hospital||Ariyalur||Ariyalur|
Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu for Dental
|1||Tamilnadu Government Dental College and Hospital||Broadway||Chennai|
Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu for AYUSH
|1||Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital (GYNMCH)||Arumbakkam||Chennai|
|2||Government Unani Medical College and Hospital||Arumbakkam||Chennai|
|3||Government Siddha Medical College and Hospital||Arumbakkam||Chennai|
|4||Government Siddha Medical College and Hospital||Palayamkottai||Tirunelveli|
|5||Government Siddha Medical College and Hospital||Palani||Palani|
|6||Government Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital||Nagercoil||Kanyakumari|
|7||Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital||Thirumangalam||Madurai|