Faculty of Medicine


Meenakshi Medical College & RI is located in the temple city of Kanchipuram, Sprawling Over an area of 54 acres in a serene location .It has shaped in to an Institution Par excellence In a span of 12 years from its inception in 2003.

The Medical College Hospital is a 750 bedded hospital, well equipped with adequate staff and equipments as per the MCI norms to take care of Medical, surgical problems and emergencies, with adequate casualty, out patient and inpatient facilities for the various departments like Medicine Surgery, OBG, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, TB- Chest Clinics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Orthopaedics and Radiology and Specialties like Gastroenterology. Neonatology, Cardiology and Neurology. It has a round the clock trauma care unit to attend the victims of various accidents.

All the clinical departments cater to the patients of various socio economic status. The hospital has well maintained intensive care units in all specialties like Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Neonatal and Paediatrics.

There is a state of the art operation theatre complex, Comprising 16 world class operation theatres,comparable with western standards,including a full fledged emergency theatre.

Our radiology department is equipped with highly advanced diagnostic equipments like CT, MRI, Echo cardiogram, 64 slice CT apart from routine x rays and Ultrasonograms.

Regular Camps are conducted by the Various departments to take the health care even to remote areas and the screened patients are operated in the hospital free of cost.

The laboratories attached to the department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Physiology and are equipped with the latest techniques for diagnosing TB. HIV, Syphilis and Laptospirosis but also run 24hour Services.

The Medical College, Stepping in to the twelve successful year, is fully recognized by the Medical Council of India and admits 150 students every year for MBBS Course and is all set to start post graduate courses in 19 specialties and four courses in super speciality have been started and also paramedical courses.

More than 300 dedicated faculty members impart education of very high standards. The basic science departments are located in the pre and paraclinical blocks. All departments are well lit, Spacious and are provided with adequate facilities for study and research work. Each department has a library with a collection of nearly 17018 books, 70 National and 79 International journal 1541 online journals and 648 CD ROMS including a separate section for back up volumes,

The department of Anatomy has a well lit, spacious dissection hall with modern facilities. Sufficient number of cadavers and specimens are available for students. The Museum ,Which is organized in to different sections for wet specimens, embryology specimens and models osteology and radiology, is Provided with adequate number of catalogues for student learning. A well organized and spacious histology lab is well equipped to cater to the usage of students and staff.

The department of physiology is equipped with advanced gadgets and instruments such as computerized polygraph .The Laboratories are divided in to Human Physiology lab, Amphibian lab, hematology lab and mammalian lab.

The department of Biochemistry has a spacious laboratory for student experiments. In addition the clinical lab has a wide range of advanced instruments including spectrophotometer, blood gas analyzer etc.

The Microbiology department has highly sophisticated techniques for the early detection of HIV,TB, leptospirosis and Syphilis.

The Pathology department is equipped with an advanced automatic tissue processor and has adequate facilities to detect blood and tissue disorders and early Malignancies. The Museum stocks a good collection of specimens displayed system wise with legends.

The forensic department has facilities for cold storage and autopsy and also has an informative and educative museum.

The department of community medicine, apart from regular teaching of under graduates, actively engages them in various national health programmess. There are 2 rural centres and one urban centre attached to this department with facility for students to stay during the period of their posting.

The Department of Pharmacology has large and airy laboratories, Well equipped to conduct various clinical trails. T he attached air conditioned animal house provides a source of all laboratory animals for experimental studies.

The colleges is equipped with excellent lecture theatre complex, fully air-conditioned. The college houses a state of the art lecture theatre complex comprising 5 lecture theatres and an auditorium, all air -Conditioned and provided with sophisticated audiovisual aids like OHP, LCD projectors and provides a very good ambiens for study and research purposes.

The students are encouraged in participating and conducting various CME Programmes and Conferences.

They are also encouraged in various Sports and cultural activities. Making the campus a dream place to be in.

This Institution ,being located in the Chennai Bangalore National Highway and in line with lot of developing industries, will no doubt become one of the best referral centres and also one of the best one of the best medical colleges in the near future.

The Medical College Hospital is recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu to get treatment under Hon.CM Health insurance Scheme.

Higher Speciality Courses

Duration: 3Years
Eligibility: M.D General Medicine /M.D Paediatrics

Duration: 3Years
Eligibility: M.D General Medicine/ M.D Paediatrics

Duration : 3Years
Eligibility: M.S General Surgery

D.M (Cardiology)
Duration:3 Years
Eligibility: M.D General Medicine M.D (PAEDIATRICS) and Geriatrics

Post Graduate non Clinical Degree Course
Master of Science (M.Sc)


  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology

3 Academic Years

A candidate who has passed in any of the following examination from the recognized university accepted by this university as equivalent there to shall be Permitted to appear and qualify for M.Sc Degree (In the Faculty of Medicine)

  • B.Sc Degree In Zoology ,Botany, Chemistry and Biochemistry or microbiology (either as a major or ancillary Subject ,Medical Laboratory Technologies and Allied Health Sciences).
  • Professional Course Like B.S.M.S, B.U. M.S and B.A.M.S and B.H.M.S
  • Other Graduates With B.Sc Level Knowledge in any Biological Sciences Either at major or ancillary Level is also eligible to apply to this course

Commencement of the Course
1ST July


4 ½ Academic Years one Year Compulsary Rotatory Internship
Commencement of the course
1 st August

He/She Should Have completed the Age of 17 Years on or before 31st December of the academic year in which the candidate is seeking admission.
Candidates belonging to all Categories expect Schedules Caste/ Schedules Tribe for admission to the Course Should have obtained not less than 50% mark in Aggregate in Physics , Chemistry And Biology (Botany/Zoology) Bio Technology at the qualifying Examination (Academic Stream 10 +2 /HSE/PUC) after a period of 12 years study.
Candidates who have studied abroad, the equivalent qualification as determined by the Association of Indian Universities shall form the guidelines to determine eligibility and should have the passed in the Subjects of Physics Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and English up to the 12th standard level with 50% marks aggregate.
Candidates belonging to Scheduled caste /scheduled tribe, or other Back ward class the minimum marks for admission shall be 40% 50% for General category.


Post Graduate Degree Course (MD/MS)

  • M.D General Medicine
  • M.D Paediatrics
  • M.D obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • M.D Radio diagnosis
  • M.D Dermatology
  • M.D Anaesthesiology
  • M.S General Surgery
  • M.S Orthopaedics
  • M.S Opthalmology
  • M.S ENT
  • M.S Anatomy
  • M.D Physiology
  • M.D Bio Chemistry
  • M.D Microbiology
  • M.D Pathology
  • M.D Pharmacology
  • M.D Community Medicine
  • M.D Respiratory Medicine
  • M.D Psychiatry


3 Academic Years

Pass in MBBS Degree Course From a MCI recognized Institutions / University Internship Should have been Completed by 31st of the year of admission. Permanent registration from any state Medical council of India is Essential before the commencement of the course.

Commencement of the Course
1 st April