The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is a government university, which was established in 1980 to deal exclusively with medical education and research at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral level. The Tamil Nadu Medical University Act, 1987 received the assent of the President of India on 24th September 1987. By Act No. 39, the previous Act was amended that it might be called "The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Act, 1987.
The university offers different courses under undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. The admission to the courses is done only through online mode. The selection of the particular courses is done based on the merit of the entrance examination conducted by the university. Scholarships are given to the students of the university based on the merit of the students. Being a medical university does not provide placement facilities, but if any passed out candidates want to go be a guest lecturer or professor, he/she can do so by giving the entrance examination for the same conducted by the university.
|Established | Institute Type||1987 | State University|
|Approved by||Medical Council of India (MCI)|
|Set by||Government of India|
|Entrance Exam||Conducted by the University|
|Courses Offered||Dental, Medical, Allied Health Science, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Test|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel, Auditorium, etc.|
The university offers graduation, postgraduate and doctorate programs under each course. Super speciality courses and distance education programmes are also offered by the college.
It offers branches like Medical, Dental, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Allied Health Science, and the related programmes are MBBS, MD, DCP, DPH, DM, M. Ch; MDS, Diploma IN BDS; BSMS, MD, BUMS, BHMS, BNYS, M. Pharma, B. Pharma, B. SC, PB. B. SC, BPT, BOT, M. SC, M. Phil.There are many specializations under each course. Some of the important courses are mentioned below:
|MBBS||-||5.5 years||10+2 (PCB)|
|BPT||-||5 years||10+2 (PCB)|
|B.D.S||-||5 years||NEET UG|
|M. Sc (Nursing)||Child Health Nursing||2 years||B. Sc Nursing|
|Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing|
|M.P. T||Cardio respiratory||3 years||B.P.T|
|M.S||General Surgery||3 years||MBBS|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
|M.Ch.||Cardio Thoracic &||3 years||MD or MS|
|Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery|
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The students of the courses of this college are selected based on scores obtained by them in the entrance examination conducted by the university such as NEET UG, NEET PG, NEET SS. The admission process is different for the Indian students and NRI students.
For Indian students,
For NRI students,
The Registrar, Tamil Nadu
Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
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The Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University, being a medical university, there is no such provision called placement for its students. But there are certain facilities similar to the placement drive, they are as follows:
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Scholarships are given to the students of MGR Medical college, based on the merit. Students can also avail of the loan facility. There are some scholarships given by the government of Tamil Nadu on the merit cum means basis.
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With the view to impart medical knowledge to the students, Tamil Nadu MGR medical university has marvelous teaching staff. The faculty members are highly educated and experienced. They provide practical and theoretical lessons to the students during the course, so that when they are in the actual field with patients, they can perform their task with confidence. The Vice-chancellor of this college is Dr. Sudha Seshayyan M. S.
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Ques. What documents are required for admission?
Ans. The documents needed are:
Ques. Is the university approved? And where is it located?
Ans. Yes, The Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University is approved by the Medical Council of India. It is located in the city of Chennai (state- Tamil Nadu), 6km from Chennai International and National Airport, and 12 km from the Chennai Railway station.
Ques. Does the University provide any distance learning courses?
Ans. Yes, PG Diploma courses in Health care and health law and refresher courses in diabetology are offered in distance learning programmes. However these courses are not approved by MCI.
Ques. What is the starting date for registration?
Ans. The registration commences from 4th January 2020 till 11th January 2020.
Ques. When does the application for MPT start?
Ans. The candidates can apply online for the MPT course from 16th may 2020 till 22nd may 2020.
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|SRM Institute of Technology - [SRM IST], Kanchipuram||# 58 by NIRF||₹2,52,500|