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

S.NoCollege NameLocationDistrict
1Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi General HospitalPark TownChennai
2Stanley Medical College and HospitalWashermanpetChennai
3Government Madurai Medical College and Rajaji HospitalMaduraiMadurai
4Government Thanjavur Medical College and HospitalThanjavurThanjavur
5Kilpauk Medical College and HospitalKilpaukChennai
6Government Chengalpattu Medical College and HospitalChengalpattuChengalpattu
7Government Tirunelveli Medical College and HospitalPalayamkottaiTirunelveli
8Government Coimbatore Medical College and HospitalPeelameduCoimbatore
9Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and HospitalSalemSalem
10Government Erode Medical CollegePerunduraiErode
11K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College and HospitalTrichyTrichy
12Government Thoothukudi Medical College and HospitalThoothukudiThoothukudi
13Kanyakumari Government Medical College and HospitalNagercoilKanyakumari
14Government Theni Medical College and HospitalTheniTheni
15Government Vellore Medical College and HospitalVelloreVellore
16Government Dharmapuri Medical College and HospitalDharmapuriDharmapuri
17Government Thiruvarur Medical College and HospitalThiruvarurThiruvarur
18Government Villupuram Medical College and HospitalMundiyampakkamVillupuram
19Government Sivagangai Medical College and HospitalMelavaniyankudiSivagangai
20Government Tiruvannamalai Medical College and HospitalThiruvannamalaiThiruvannamalai
21Government Medical College (Omandurar Government Estate) and Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality HospitalTriplicaneChennai
22Government Pudukkottai Medical College and HospitalPudukottaiPudukottai
23Government Karur Medical College and HospitalKarurKarur
24Government Dindigul Medical College and HospitalDindigulDindigul
25Government Namakkal Medical College and HospitalNamakkalNamakkal
26Government Ramanathapuram Medical College and HospitalRamanathapuramRamanathapuram
27Government Virudhunagar Medical College and HospitalVirudhunagarVirudhunagar
28Government Ooty Medical College and HospitalOotyNilgiris
29Government Tiruppur Medical College and HospitalTiruppurTiruppur
30Government Krishnagiri Medical College and HospitalKrishnagiriKrishnagiri
31Government Nagapattinam Medical College and HospitalNagapattinamNagapattinam
32Government Thiruvallur Medical College and HospitalThiruvallurThiruvallur
33Government Ariyalur Medical College and HospitalAriyalurAriyalur

Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu for Dental

S.NoCollege NameLocationDistrict
1Tamilnadu Government Dental College and HospitalBroadwayChennai

Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu for AYUSH

S.NoCollege NameLocationDistrict
1Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital (GYNMCH)ArumbakkamChennai
2Government Unani Medical College and HospitalArumbakkamChennai
3Government Siddha Medical College and HospitalArumbakkamChennai
4Government Siddha Medical College and HospitalPalayamkottaiTirunelveli
5Government Siddha Medical College and HospitalPalaniPalani
6Government Ayurveda Medical College and HospitalNagercoilKanyakumari
7Government Homoeopathic Medical College and HospitalThirumangalamMadurai