Thoothukudi Government Medical College is situated in the beautiful Pearl City in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. They strongly believe in their motto of “Born to Serve” and also want students to believe in the same. Started in 2000, this medical college provides services like Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre (ICTC), Revised National Tuberculosis Control Project (RNTCP), National Leprosy Eradication Project, Anti Retiro Viral Therapy (ART) for HIV testing. The college was also in the news for various events conducted by it such as National Conference on OBESITY Venue: Annammal College of Teacher Training, a JTKMC journal and a CME Program on Leprosy. It has namely 4 important departments that are Clinical Department, Super Specialty Department, Pre Clinic and Para Clinic and offers courses such as MBBS, Para- Medical Courses and Nursing.

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Chairperson of the University

CAPT. Dr. B. SANTHAKUMAR, M.Sc.,(F.Sc.,) M.D(FM)., PGDMLE, Dip. N.B(F.M)

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How to Reach

331.6kms from Tamil Nadu via NH45B

Why should one join Thoothukudi Government Medical College?

1. Top class facilities:

Thoothukudi Government Medical College has all the modern facilities necessary for students of the college such as a Library that is huge almost 2400 sq ft full of books and journals for students to gain knowledge from, it has huge lecture halls with a seating capacity of 400 to 180 students, it has demo rooms that are equipped with communication devices, LCD Projectors, Hi-Tech Audio Video Visual Aide and a Hostel for both girls and boys equipped with a TV, outdoor and indoor gaming facilities, etc.

2. Beautiful location of the College:

Thoothukudi Government Medical College is situated in the centre of the city with a convenient and heyday location with flourishing educational ambience around.