Government Thiruvarur Medical College was established in the year 2010 in Tiruvallur in the Tamil Nadu state of India. The flagship course of TMC Thiruvarur is MBBS, admission which is based on marks obtained in the NEET UG exam. The other courses offered at TMC are MD, MS, and Diploma. Admission to these courses are held on the basis of NEET PG results. The Diploma admissions are merit-based and require a good score of minimum 55% marks in 10+2 in Science.

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Highlights

Established | Type  2010 | Government
Affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai (MGR University)
Accredited by Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital Thiruvarur Government Medical College and Hospital
Courses offered MBBS, MD, MS, and Diploma
Admission criteria Entrance-based
Accepted exam scores NEET UG and NEET PG
Application Mode Online and Offline
Scholarship Yes
Official Website

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Achievements

  • Government Thiruvarur Medical College is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Government Thiruvarur Medical College is accredited by the Medical Council of India (MCI)

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Courses

Government Thiruvarur Medical College offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses to its students. Details of the courses are given below:




Duration: 5.5 years

Eligibility: The candidate should have passed 10+2 (with PCB) from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks(In case of SC/ST, 40% in board exams; 45% for OBC Category). Also, there is age eligibility. The candidate must be a minimum of 17 years of age or above and/or a maximum of 25 years as on 31-Dec of the admission year.

Selection Criteria: Admission is on the basis of the marks obtained in the NEET UG exam


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: Candidates applying for this course must possess an MBBS degree (or its equivalent recognized degree) from a recognized board

Selection Criteria: Admissions for the MD course will be done through National Eligibility as well as Entrance Test (i.e. NEET-PG)

Specializations: Anesthesiology, General Medicine, Pediatrics.


Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: Candidates applying for this course must possess an MBBS degree (or its equivalent recognized degree) from a recognized board

Selection Criteria: Admissions for the MS course will be done through National Eligibility as well as Entrance Test (i.e. NEET-PG)

Specializations: General Surgery, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Orthopedics


Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: Candidates applying to the Diploma courses should have passed HSC or 10+2 level with PCB or equivalent from a recognized board or University including English

Selection Criteria: Admissions are offered on the basis of merit on 10+2 marks

Specializations: Medical Laboratory Technology, Radio-Diagnosis Technology.

Read More: TMC Thiruvarur Fee Structure

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Admissions

The admission process at the Government Thiruvarur Medical College is as follows:

  • For MBBS aspirants, it is compulsory to appear for the National Eligibility and NEET UG entrance examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after 12th grade
  • For the aspirants of the post-graduation course, National Eligibility and the NEET PG is compulsory.
  • Application to the NEET UG and PG and the examination is on online mode.
  • After students receive a valid NEET score, they are required to apply for the counseling process online (AIQ or otherwise, as per application).
  • Aspirants have to participate in the counseling process after which a merit list is prepared.
  • Final admissions are offered on the basis of scores obtained in NEET and the performance in the counseling process.
  • Once the final list of students is out, the students are supposed to report to the campus. Two modes are available to report:

a) Physical Reporting: Students have to physically be present on campus to signify acceptance of admission offer with necessary documents

b) Online Reporting: In case students can’t physically be present, they must send a confirmatory mail regarding the acceptance of the seat and upload scanned copies of the relevant document.

Finally, the students are required to submit a handwritten and self-attested undertaking for the documents submitted.

Important Information

Admission to Thiruvarur Medical College is done through two modes:

  • All India Medical Counselling as AIQ for 15 % of MBBS seats.
  • The remaining seats are offered through Tamil Nadu State medical counseling as State Quota to 85% of seats, conducted by state medical authorities

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Hostel

Thiruvarur Medical College has separate hostels for both boys and girls. The college has a total of 176 rooms for boys & 102 rooms for girls. Wardens & Deputy Wardens take care of the hostel administration and are available 24*7 for students. Additionally, individual rooms for the Dean, Medical Superintendent, and Resident Medical Officer and Nursing Superintendent are also located near the hostel rooms to take care of any emergency situations.

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Facilities

The following facilities are available for the students of Government Thiruvarur Medical College:

  • Library: Thiruvarur Medical College has two libraries on campus. Both the libraries are fully air-conditioned and have a total combined area of 4000 The combined number of books in these two libraries is approximately 7000. Both the libraries are pretty spacious and have a seating capacity of about 300 combined. Thiruvarur Medical College has a separate internet browsing room where a total of 25 Computers are available for the students.
  • Sports: Sports activities are highly encouraged in this college. There is a huge playground at the Thiruvarur Medical College, which is specifically used for Cricket, Hockey, Football, etc. A cemented Basketball court and Volleyball court are also there.
  • Gymnasium: A small gymnasium is also functional inside the campus to help the students maintain their fitness.
  • Canteen: Canteen facilities are available inside the college campus for both the hostlers and day scholars. The canteen is fully equipped to cater to vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian preferences of the students.
  • Auditorium: The auditorium at the Thiruvarur Medical College is well equipped to conduct seminars and events for both the students as well as the staff.
  • Computer Lab: There is a computer lab to help the students gain knowledge of and train themselves to be technology savvy.
  • Laboratory: Department wise laboratories are available to help and assist students in the learning process.
  • Medical: The attached medical hospital is a place that provides free of cost medical services to the students. Also, there is an emergency medical room in the college to cater to emergency needs with all the first aid medicines and equipment.

Government Thiruvarur Medical College Scholarships

The Thiruvarur Medical College aims at imparting knowledge and making it accessible to the poor sections of the society. Hence it aims at providing scholarships to those in need of it.

Scholarships are given to students belonging to the economically weaker section of the society. Meritorious students are also recognized for their hard work. Scholarships are given on the basis of the following categories to students at the Thiruvarur Medical College:

  • College / University Merit Scholarships for students with exceptional academic performance.
  • Students belonging to the economically weaker sections are provided fee concessions (*dispersal depends on the college administrations and the individual students’ total family income and background).
  • State & National Scholarships for brilliant students under Central & State Govt are also offered to the students of government colleges.

Government Thiruvarur Medical College FAQs

Ques. Is there a reservation policy for seats at the Government Thiruvarur Medical College?

Ans. Thiruvarur Government Medical College has a total of 100 seats available for the flagship MBBS course. Out of these, seats are divided into two categories:

  • All India Quota(AIQ): 

15 Seats reserved which are reserved under the following categories:

Category No. of seats
General 11
SC 2
ST 1
Physically Handicapped 1
  • Tamilnadu State Quota counseling: 

The remaining 85 MBBS seats are filled under and which are reserved under the following categories:

Category No. of seats
BC 44
MBC 20
SC 14
ST 1

Ques. What are the NEET cut-offs for seats at the Thiruvarur Medical College?

Ans. For being eligible for the NEET 2018 All India Quota(AIR), the following is the Rank cut off for Thiruvarur Medical College:

Category Rank
GN 8183
SC 63741
SCPH 723303
ST 75864

For the MBBS seat under various state quota reservation categories, the cut off is given below:

Category Cutoff
BC 372
BCM 349
MBC 323
SC 266
SCA 226
ST 210

Read More: TMC Thiruvarur Cut off

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admissions?

Ans. The following documents are required at the time of reporting at the college:

  • NEET 2020 Score Card
  • NEET 2020 Admit Card
  • Seat allotment letter
  • 10th Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • 12th Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • Photo Identity card ( Aadhar card )
  • Eligibility Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Recent regional medical board certificate or person with a disability
  • Domicile Certificate
  • PH Certificate
  • 4 Passport Size Photographs
  • Copy of Registration Form
  • Copy of receipt of payment

Ques. Is the mode of the NEET 2020 exam online or offline?

Ans. The registration for the NEET 2020 exam has to be done online. However, the exam will be conducted in offline mode.

An OMR Sheet will be provided to the candidate along with the question paper to mark their answers.

Ques. Is the hostel facility available for students at Thiruvarur Medical College?

Ans. Yes, separate hostels for boys and girls are available for the students that they may choose to stay in. The rooms are fully furnished for the convenience of students.