Government Villupuram Medical College which was founded in 2010, offers undergraduate programs like MBBS and other paramedical courses as well as PG degree courses which is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and affiliated with The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. Admission to UG and PG courses is strictly done on the basis of the NEET entrance exam, conducted by NTA. 

The college has an All India Rank of 154, while its Tamil Nadu state rank stands at 17. Students that have passed out of the college often secure jobs at multiple hospitals as residents.

Government Villupuram Medical College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2010 | Government
Approved by Medical Council of India
Affiliated to MGR Medical University
Courses Offered UG and PG
Total Students 2900
Application Mode Offline/Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-based NEET
Official Website

Government Villupuram Medical College Courses

GMC Villupuram offers MBBS and PG courses in medical sciences, details of which are given below:

Course Details
MBBS Specialization: Medical Sciences
Duration: 5.5 years
Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 in Science stream with minimum 50% marks in PCB as well as in aggregate from AHSEC/CBSE/ICSE Boards (45% for reservation category).
Selection criteria: Merit-based
Intake: 100
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Specialization: General Medicine/ General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology/ Paediatrics/ Anaesthesia
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: MBBS from a recognized university
Selection criteria: Merit-based
Intake: General Medicine/ General Surgery- 10 seats Obstetrics & Gynaecology/ Paediatrics/ Anaesthesia- 6 seats

Paramedical or B.Sc Specialization: Dialysis Technician, Physician Assistant, Critical Care Technology, Radiology and Imaging Technology, Operation Theatre & Anaesthesia Technology, Optometry, Cardiac Technology, Accident and Emergency Care
Duration: 3+1 years
Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 in Science stream with minimum 50% marks in PCB as well as in aggregate from AHSEC/CBSE/ICSE Boards (45% for reservation category).
Selection criteria: Merit-based
Intake: 20 seats for each specialization

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Government Villupuram Medical College Admissions

Candidates can take admission to GMC, Villupuram by appearing in the NEET exam, conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The application procedure for NEET exam is as follows:

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website of NEET
  • Register with important details like name, email, address, and attach certificates of importance.
  • Payment of the application fee
  • Print of form for future reference
  • The counseling rounds will start where the student will be permitted to lock seats to the college he or she would like to study at.

Read More:  NEET Application Procedure 

Documents Required

  • Marks card of 12th grade
  • Identity proof like aadhar card
  • Birth certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate

Government Villupuram Medical College Facilities

  • Hostel: The college has separate boys & girls hostels to serve 250 students. Some of the hostel facilities include fully furnished triple sharing rooms at affordable monthly rent, 24 hours drinking water facility through RO system, Solar water heater facility, Television & Newspaper facility, Free internet facility with Wifi access, Inverter facility for uninterrupted power supply, Fully equipped gymnasium, Washing machine for laundry service, Common study hall on each floor, Fully equipped Sports center and Students mess facility on dividing system.
  •  Library: The central library is very well equipped with 7000 textbooks and reference books, and 100 journals available (30 international and 70 national)
  • Hospital: The college has enough staff as well as an equipped casualty department. Patients are triaged and resuscitated within minutes after arrival. Some of the equipment that the hospital contains include a Pulse Oximeter, Mechanical Ventilator, Defibrillator and Cardioverter, Central O2, and suction supply. It also contains a fully equipped Blood bank running 24 x 7 all through the year. 

Government Villupuram Medical College FAQs

Ques. How is the faculty of Government Villupuram medical college?

Ans. Well-trained faculty are available with relevant education. Accurate orientation is given to them for advanced yet simple teaching so that all the students can upgrade their skills and knowledge. A self-learning ambiance assists the non-technical staff with proper training.

Ques. How to reach Government Villupuram medical college?

Ans. GST Road, Mundiyampakkam Village, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Ques. What is the exam pattern of NEET?

Ans. NEET is an Offline Test of 03 Hours (180 Minutes). The total number of questions are 180 MCQs from biology, chemistry, and physics.

Ques. What is the NEET exam?

Ans. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate) (or NEET (UG)), formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study undergraduate medical courses (MBBS) and dental courses (BDS) in government or private medical and dental colleges in India.