Topiwala National Medical College (TNMC), often associated with Bai Yamunabai Laxman (BYL) Nair Charitable Hospital falls in the list of the top medical colleges of the country. Both the hospital and medical college were together set up in 1921 and have been running in full glory for almost hundred years. It holds the credit for housing the oldest Gastroenterology department in the country. The college has produced high profile doctors who have delivered selfless services for the benefit of the nation. It offers comprehensive training courses in twenty five different branches of medical science and nine superspeciality courses. TNMC holds the credit for being the first public hospital to get seven of its departments with ISO-9001 certification.
Facts and figures of Topiwala National Medical College-
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
No. of wards
No. of departments
No. of labs
330 (UG Boys), 190 (UG Girls), 400 (PG Boys)
How to reach
2.9 km Milestone Charni Road Railway Station, Maharshi Karve Road, Girgaon, Mumbai
Why to Join Topiwala National Medical College?
â—Unparalleled history: Formerly known as National Medical College, the college has a very close association with the country’s history as it was the first hospital to be completely developed and managed by Indians while they were being ruled by the British. T.N. Medical College has witnessed visits from some of the eminent persons of all time like Sarojini Naidu, Mahatma Gandhi, and Alexander Fleming.
â—Separate hostels with requisite facilities: T. L. Medical College is equipped with four boys hostel which houses 730 students. The girls hostel has 65 rooms with a capacity of around 190 students. It also has a special Nursing quarters building for students of the Nursing school. Each of its hostels have facilities for different recreational activities and celebrate popular festivals throughout the year.