Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

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The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Motto Health for All
Established 1987
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Tamil Nadu
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Shantharam
Location Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
13°00′36″N 80°13′06″E / 13.009947°N 80.218228°E / 13.009947; 80.218228Coordinates: 13°00′36″N 80°13′06″E / 13.009947°N 80.218228°E / 13.009947; 80.218228
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website [1]

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, or TNMGRMU for short, is a government medical university centered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr. M.G.Ramachandran (M.G.R.) and is the second-largest health sciences university in India.

History[edit]

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Act, 1987 received the assent of the President of India on 24 September 1987. By 1991, it was ordered that the Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai Act, 1987. This affiliating University started functioning from July 1988 and is governed by the said Act.

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is situated in Guindy in the Southern part of the City of Chennai (formerly Madras) in the State of Tamil Nadu, South India; about 6 km from the Chennai International & National Airport and about 12 km from the Chennai Central Railway Station.

It is named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, late Dr. M.G. Ramachandran (often referred to as M.G.R.) by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi.

This is the only Medical University in Tamil Nadu capable of granting affiliation to new medical and paramedical colleges, government or self - financing; and awarding degrees (also note that until 1988, all degrees of Health Sciences in Tamil Nadu were awarded by the University of Madras).


Administration[edit]

The Head is the Chancellor, who is the Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu. The day-to-day chief executive is the Vice-Chancellor

Courses Offered[edit]

The University offers undergraduate qualifications in medicine (MBBS), dentistry (BDS), Nursing, Allied health professions and Indigenous Medicine. It also provides postgraduate courses in various medical and dental subspecialities.

The future[edit]

The university is planning to set up a 500-beded hospital on four acres of land on the outskirts of the Raj Bhavan campus, with 300 beds set to be installed in the first year.[1]

Affiliated Colleges[edit]

Tamil Nadu Government Medical Colleges[edit]

List of Tamil Nadu Government's Medical Colleges

Tamil Nadu Government Allopathic (Western) Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Thanjavur Medical College Thanjavur Thanjavur district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1958 http://www.tnhealth.org/metmc.htm
2 Madras Medical College and Research Institute Park Town, Chennai Chennai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1835 http://www.mmc.tn.gov.in/
3 Stanley Medical College Royapuram, Chennai Chennai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1938 http://www.tnhealth.org/mesmc.htm
4 Government Kilpauk Medical College Chetput (Chennai) Chennai Chennai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1960 http://www.gkmc.in/
5 Chengalpattu Medical College Chengalpattu Kanchipuram district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1965 http://www.chengalpattumedicalcollege.org/ & http://www.tnhealth.org/mechmc.htm
6 Madurai Medical College Madurai Madurai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1954 http://www.tnhealth.org/memmcm.htm
7 Coimbatore Medical College Coimbatore Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1966 http://www.tnhealth.org/mecmcc.htm
8 Tirunelveli Medical College Tirunelveli Tirunelveli district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University July 1966 http://www.tvmc.ac.in/ & http://www.tnhealth.org/metmcti.htm
9 Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Salem, Tamil Nadu Salem district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1990 http://gmkmc.in/history.asp
10 K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu Tiruchirappalli district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1997 http://www.tnhealth.org/mekap.htm
11 Thoothukudi Medical College Thoothukudi Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1982 http://www.thoothukudi.tn.nic.in/medical_college.html & http://www.tnhealth.org/methoo.htm
12 Government Vellore Medical College Bagayam Vellore Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 2005 http://gvmc.in/
13 Kanyakumari Government Medical College Kanniyakumari Kanniyakumari Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1965 http://www.tpgit.edu.in
14 Government Theni Medical College Theni Theni Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 2006
15 Government Dharmapuri Medical College Coimbatore Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1982 http://www.gct.ac.in
16 Government Villupuram Medical College Villupuram Villupuram Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1965 http://www.tpgit.edu.in
17 Government Thiruvarur Medical College Thiruvarur Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 2007 http://www.tiruvarur.tn.nic.in/documents/gtmc.pdf
18 Government Sivgangai Medical College Sivgangai Sivgangai Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Proposed

Tamil Nadu Government Dental Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Tamil Nadu Government Dental College George Town, Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1992 http://tamilnadudentalcollege.com/index.php

Tamil Nadu Government Siddha Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Government Siddha Medical College Palayamkottai Tirunelveli district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1985 http://www.tnhealth.org/imedu.htm
2 Government Siddha Medical College Chennai Anna Hospital Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai Chennai district Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1978 http://www.tnhealth.org/imedu.htm

Tamil Nadu Government Homeopathy Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Government Homeopathy Medical College Thirumangalam Madurai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1985 http://www.accet.in

Tamil Nadu Government Ayurveda Medical Colleges[edit]

  • Government Ayurveda Medical College, Kottar, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari
No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Government Ayurveda Medical College Kottar, Nagercoil Kanyakumari district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 2009 http://www.accet.in

Tamil Nadu Government Unani Medical Colleges[edit]

  • Government Unani Medical College, AAGHIM Campus, Chennai 106.
No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Government Unani Medical College AAGHIM Campus, Chennai Chennai district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1985 http://www.accet.in

Tamil Nadu Government Yoga & Naturopathy Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Government Yoga & Naturopathy Medical College AAGHIM campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai Tirunelveli district Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University 1985 http://www.accet.in

Tamil Nadu Governmental Organization's Medical Colleges[edit]

Tamil Nadu Governmental Organization's Allopathic (Western) Medical Colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink
1 Perundurai Medical College Perundurai Erode Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Proposed http://irtpmc.ac.in/default.html

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