Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology - [SCTIMST], Trivandrum

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology - [SCTIMST], Trivandrum

Trivandrum, Kerala MCI, UGC Estd 1980 Government

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 SCTIMST Quick Updates

May 21: SCTIMST has commercially launched low-cost COVID-19 Test Kit. 

April 25: Registration Deadline for M.Ch, Ph.D and M.Phil is May 25. Click Here to Apply

April 13: Registration Deadline for MPH and BPH program is April 30. Click Here to Apply

The Department of Science and Technology of the Govt. of India has recognized the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum (Also known as SCTIMST TRIVANDRUM) as an institute of national importance by an Act of Parliament when it was provided the status of a University in 1980. Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Science courses includes only PG courses such as M.Tech, Diploma, PG Diploma, MD, etc. The students, who have secured a minimum of 60% in their UG or PG exams can choose from a variety of masters’ and doctorate courses in the medical field and apply online for admission to the institute. The application mode of the college remains online and the applications are required to apply for the admission through the official website of the college.

Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences College Highlights

Established | Type1976 | Public
Approved ByUGC and MCI
Mode of EducationFull time
Courses Offered7 courses across 2 streams
Popular CoursesDM, MCh.
Admission CriteriaEntrance exam followed by an interview round
Application ModeOnline
Facilities AvailableLibrary, a good variety of lab facilities, an air-conditioned auditorium with Internet facility, Clinical engineering, and Imaging services, Equipped computer labs
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Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences Courses

SCTIMST offers 7 courses, post-graduation courses, post-doctoral courses, PG diploma, diploma, and an advanced certificate course along with three other special courses.

CoursesEligibility CriteriaDuration (Years)
MPHMedical graduates (MBBS), Dental graduates (BDS) B.Tech or BE (Any Branch) and graduates of four-year degree programs or students with a postgraduate degree. 2
DMM.D. from a recognized Indian university recognized by MCI (Subject requirements vary from course to course)3
M.Ch.MS or MBBS from an Indian university recognized by MCI (depending on the course)3
MDMBBS or equivalent degree from a recognized university.3
M.Phil (Biomedical Technology)Postgraduate in Biological/ Chemical/ Physical Sciences with a minimum of 60% marks.1
M.Tech (Clinical Engineering)A four-year course, based on GATE subject and score. (BE or B.Tech.)2.5
Ph.D. (Biomedical Devices and Technology)Masters’ in the field of engineering with a minimum of 60% marks5
PG DiplomaB.Sc. degree of any recognized university in India along with aggregate marks of at least 60%.1-2

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Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences Admissions

SCTIMST provides admission to students to Post-doctoral, Ph.D./ Master’s, Diplomas, PG Diplomas, and Advanced Certificate courses through an application form that is released on the institute’s official website. 

The form is to be submitted online and the non-refundable payment for the form is done online as well. Selection is done on the basis of a written exam and an interview. Keep in mind that you check and match all eligibility criteria before applying for any course.

Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences Infrastructure

The Institute has been divided into three wings, namely, a biomedical technology wing, a tertiary referral super specialty hospital, and the Achutha Health Centre for Health Science studies.

The institute is divided into three wings:

  • Hospital Wing: The hospital consists of 253 beds and fills in as a tertiary referral center for cardiovascular, thoracic, and neurologic diseases. With various profoundly qualified personnel including doctors, nurses, and other paramedical staff, different branches of the emergency clinic have refreshed cutting edge facilities for diagnosis and treatment with exceptionally progressed and refined equipment.
  • Biomedical Technology Wing: The Biomedical Technology Wing (BMT Wing) comprises a culturally diverse and pluralistic group focused on medical device improvement, research, and training and is situated at the Satelmond Palace at Poojappura, Trivandrum. The wide zones of activities of the wing incorporate Medical gadgets, Biomaterials, Biocompatibility, Tissue Engineering, Product incubation, and commercialization.
  • Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies: The Achutha Menon Center for Health Science Studies (AMCHSS) is perceived as a center of greatness for public health. The center spotlights on exploring in the regions of non-communicable diseases, sexual orientation and health, health strategy, and the executives. AMCHSS conducts a Master of Public Health (MPH), Diploma in general wellbeing (DPH), Ph.D., confirmation, and short courses in public health.

Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences Scholarships

The Institute also provides outstanding research and training facilities at their centers. 

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology offers two scholarships, one for post-doctoral students and one for ST students with several programs and schemes under each one.

  • Post - Doctoral Fellowship
  • Programs for Empowering the Scheduled Tribe (ST) Communities
    • Program A1: Summer Scholarships for +2/UG/PG Students
    • Program A2: Innovative Research Award 
    • Program A4: Institute Fellowships for doing PhD 

Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences FAQs

Ques. Does the college provide hostel accommodation to students?

Ans. The college provides hostel facilities to students pursuing various courses at the college. The hostels are facilitated by all the necessary amenities required for a healthy living.

Read More: SCTIMST Hostel Fee

Ques. Does SCTIMST have scholarship programs for students?

Ans. Yes, it does. It has three programs for empowering the ST category students to help them ensure a good enough future and to provide them a plethora of opportunities so that they do not feel alienated or repressed.

It also provides a fellowship program for its postgraduate students that aims at giving students an opportunity to gain academic excellence in a sub-specialty area.

Ques. How are the placements of the Institute?

Ans. The placements and job opportunities of the institute are fairly good as the hospital associated with the college helps students in securing placements in the hospital. The placement cell conducts interviews within the college and hence, makes it convenient for both the students and gives them a ladder to climb on.

Ques. What does the institute aim for, other than the basic medical facilities? What special facilities or technologies is the institute working towards?

Ans. The Institute centers around high quality, advanced treatment of cardiovascular and neurological disorders, indigenous improvement of technologies for biomedical devices and materials, and general health training and research. The establishment offers advanced treatment utilizing present-day innovations in a few specialized territories, for example, interventional radiology, cardiovascular electrophysiology, deep brain stimulation for disorders of movement, epilepsy surgery, pediatric heart medical procedure, the base of the skull, and vascular medical procedures, to give some examples.

Ques. What are the different areas in which the institute conducts research thereby utilizing their well-educated students?

Ans. The different areas in which the institute focuses and conducts research are - Community research, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Ethics, Gender and Health, Health Policy and Management, Technology, Biomaterials research (current strength in Polymers and ceramic materials), in other biological research areas, biomedical engineering domain.

In the hospital wing, the institute focuses on the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Biochemistry, Department of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Division of Cellular and Molecular Cardiology, Department of Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology, Department of Microbiology, Department of Neurology, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Pathology, Department of Transfusion Medicine.

SCTIMST, Trivandrum Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
PG Diploma₹7,320-
M.D₹60,573Post Graduation
M.Ch₹60,573Post Graduation
Ph.D₹15,887Post Graduation
M.D₹60,573Post Graduation
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Select Stream : Medical Paramedical Science Engineering

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