Tirunelveli Medical College, also known as TVMC, is a state-run premier medical institution in Tamilnadu. The institute was established in 1965, currently, it is affiliated to the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University situated in Chennai. The college is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and it is also enlisted in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) list of Medicalteaching Institutions. The college and hospital campus is spread through a huge area of 228 acres. The college has recently increased its intake capacity, currently, it can accommodate 250 MBBS Undergraduate students, 140 MD/MS residents, and 23 DM/MCh residents in one academic year. The institute also offers some paramedical/ Diploma courses. Admission to the MBBS course is done through the NEET examination.
|Established | Institute Type||1965 | Public|
|Approved by||Medical Council of India (MCI)|
|Set by||Government of Tamilnadu|
|Entrance Exam||NEET/ NEET PG|
|Courses Offered||7 courses with various specializations.|
|Popular Courses||MBBS, MD/MS, DM/MCh.|
|Admission Criteria||Merit-based & Entrance Test|
|Campus Area||228 Acres|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports|
The college offers various UG, PG and Diploma courses as well as a paramedical certification course. Tabulated below are the details for the same:
|MBBS||Passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board.||INR 51,970|
|MD & MS||Graduate in MBBS degree or equivalent from a recognized university.||INR 87,300|
|DM & MCh||Graduate in MD/MS degree or equivalent from a recognized university.||INR 1,13,900|
|Para Medical Diploma Courses||Intermediate graduate from a recognized board||INR 3,000|
|Para Medical Certification Courses||INR 1,450|
|Nursing Program||INR 2,420|
Admission to all the available courses is merit-based. To take part in the admission process the candidate must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria and must possess a valid score in the qualifying entrance examination.
Tabulated below are the reserved seats under various quota for admission in courses offered by Tirunelveli Medical College:
|Course Name||State Quota||All India Quota|
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The fee structure of the college is considered one of the lowest among premier medical institutions across the country, as a major portion of the fee is subsidized by the Government of Tamilnadu. The government also provides additional subsidies to the students in need in the form of school fees and hostel fees scholarships through multilateral agencies like the Adi-Dravidar Welfare Assistance, Backward Classes Assistance, etc.
Meritorious students can also avail of free book bank facilities for the graduate medical study period. In addition to this, many other central and state government agencies also offer different scholarship programs to students. Approximately every year, only 32% of the students remain unsupported in terms of fees, book subsidies, or special fees.
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The college provides ample amounts of facilities for its students and staff. It helps them to enhance their skills and also make use of their leisure time. We have discussed some of the facilities provided to the students and staff below.
Ques. What is the application fee for the NEET examination?
Ans. The application fee for the NEET examination is INR 1500.
Ques. Do I need to report to the institution to take part in the counseling process of the MBBS program?
Ans. No, the whole counseling process for the MBBS program is online, students will have to report to the institution physically at the time of admission only.
Ques. What should be my rank as a General Candidate to get admission into the MBBS program?
Ans. In the year 2019, the All India Cut Off Rank for General candidates was 8776.
Ques. Does the college have recreational clubs and associations?
Ans. Yes, the college has a fine arts association, literary club, sports club, eco-club. These clubs organize various events inside the campus.
|MBBS||₹15,670 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 50% + NEET|
|Certification||₹1,450 (Total Fees)||-|
|M.D||₹28,200 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|Diploma||₹1,500 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.D General Medicine||₹26,500 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.S General Surgery||₹26,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.D||₹26,500 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|