Government Medical College in Tamil Nadu

Government Medical College in Tamil Nadu offers quality medical education to students aspiring to become doctors. With 38 colleges distributed across the state, these colleges serve a wide variety of students, offering high-quality medical education at an affordable cost. These colleges, with their renowned staff, well-equipped infrastructure, and active clinical settings, provide graduates with the skills and knowledge they require to succeed in the medical sector.

Each college has its own different history and capabilities. Established institutions such as Madras Medical College established in1835 and Stanley Medical College established in 1938 have a rich history of quality, but newer colleges such as Karur Government Medical College established in 2019 provide modern facilities and a dynamic learning environment. Admission is granted through NEET UG, a highly competitive national entrance exam that guarantees a talented pool of candidates across colleges.


Category TypeGovernment Medical College in Tamil Nadu
Examination TypeNEET-UG
Approval FromNMC
Official Website of Counseling Conducting Authority

Course Syllabus

NamePre-Clinical Para ClinicalClinical
SemesterSemester 1 – 2Semester 3 – 5Semester 6 – 9 
SubjectsBiochemistryCommunity MedicineCommunity Medicine And Allied Subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology)
AnatomyForensic MedicineObstetrics And Gynecology
PathologySurgery And Allied Subjects
MicrobiologyClinical Postings
Clinical Postings

MBBS Internship

SubjectsCompulsory Time Duration For Internship
Community MedicineTwo Months
Medicine, Including 15 Days Of PsychiatryTwo Months
Surgery, Including 15 Days Of AnesthesiaTwo Months
Obstet./Gynae. Including Family Welfare PlanningTwo Months
PediatricsOne Month
Orthopedics Including PMR15 Days
E.N.T15 Days
Ophthalmology15 Days
Casualty15 Days
Elective Posting15 Days
Total 1 Year

Eligibility Criteria 

Qualify Exam NEET Conducted By  NTA
NationalityApplicants Must Be Indian Citizens.NRI Candidates With Indian Passports Are Also Eligible To Apply. Under The NRI Category, Overseas Citizens Of India (OCI) And Persons Of Indian Origin (PIO) Are Eligible To Apply.
Age Limit17 Years Old (As Of December 31). In Addition, The Candidate’s Maximum Age Should Be 25 Years.
QualificationThe Candidate Must Have A Class 12 Credential Or Equivalent From A Recognized Board Or Institution. In Addition, The Qualifying Test Should Include Biology, Chemistry, English, And Physics As Core Subjects.A Minimum Of 50% Is Required For The General Category, 40% For SC/ST, And 45% For Physically Disabled Candidates.


CategoryNEET 2024 Cut off PercentileNEET 2024 Cut-off Percentile
General/ EWS50720-130
General/ EWS- PwD45129-120
OBC- PwD40119-105
SC- PwD40119-105
ST- PwD40119-105

Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling Registration

  • Step 1: Registration: Create an Account On
  • Step 2: Application: Fill Academic Details And NEET Score.
  • Step 3: Fee Payment: Pay Counselling Fee Online.
  • Step 4: Choice Filling: Select Preferred Colleges And Courses.
  • Step 5: Document Verification: Attend In-Person Verification.
  • Step 6: Seat Allotment: Check Allotted College Online.
  • Step 7: Reporting: Pay Fees and Complete Admission Formalities.
  • Step 8: Second Round: Participate If Needed.
  • Step 9: Mop-Up Round: Final Opportunity If Seats Are Vacant.

Tamil Nadu NEET Counseling Process

Step 1: NEET Examination

  • The First Step Is To Appear For The NEET Examination And Achieve A Qualifying Score.

Step 2: Registration for Counseling

  • Registration: After The NEET Results Are Declared, The Directorate Of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu, Will Announce The Start Of The Counseling Process
  • Online Registration: Candidates Need To Register On The Official Counseling Website By Providing Personal Details, NEET Score, And Other Required Information.
  • Payment Of Counseling Fee: Pay The Counseling Fee Through The Prescribed Mode. This Fee Can Vary Based On The Category You Belong To.

Step 3: Choice Filling and Locking

  • Choice Filling: Once Registered, You Can Log In And Select Your Preferred Medical/Dental Colleges And Courses From The Available Options.
  • Choice Locking: After Selecting Your Choices, You Must Lock Them Before The Specified Deadline. This Ensures That Your Selected Choices Are Considered For Allocation.

Step 4: Seat Allotment

  • Merit List And Allotment: Based On Your NEET Score And Choices, The Authorities Will Release A Merit List Indicating Your Rank And The Colleges/Courses You Are Eligible For.
  • Seat Allotment: Seats Will Be Allotted To Candidates In The Order Of Their Ranks And Preferences. You’ll Be Notified Of Your Allotment Online.

Step 5: Reporting To Allotted College

  • Acceptance Or Rejection: After Seat Allotment, You Can Either Accept The Allotted Seat Or Reject It If You Want To Participate In Further Rounds Of Counseling.
  • Document Verification: If You Accept The Seat, You Need To Report To The Allotted College For Document Verification. Carry All The Necessary Original Documents And Certificates.
  • Payment Of Admission Fees: Pay The Admission Fees At The College As Per The Guidelines.

Step 6: Subsequent Rounds (If Applicable)

  • Round 2 And More: If You Choose To Participate In Subsequent Rounds, You Can Update Your Choices Based On The Available Seats.
  • Seat Allotment: The Process Of Choice Filling, Locking, And Seat Allotment Will Repeat For Each Round.

Step 7: Mop-Up Round (If Applicable)

  • Mop-Up Round: This Round Is For Any Remaining Vacant Seats. Eligible Candidates Who Haven’t Been Allotted A Seat Yet Can Participate.
  • Allotment And Reporting: Seat Allotment Will Occur, Followed By Reporting To The Allotted College If You Accept The Seat.

Step 8: Conclusion of Counseling

  • After All Rounds Are Completed, The Counseling Process Concludes. If You Have Accepted A Seat, Your Admission Process At The Allotted College Will Continue As Per Their Instructions.

Documents Required

  • NEET-UG Admissions Card and Score Card. 
  • Class X Mark Sheet 
  • Class XI Mark Sheet
  • H.S.C. Mark Sheet or Any Other Equivalent Exam. 
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Graduation Certificate (If Required)
  • Permanent Community Certificate Card.
  • Income Certificate For The Candidates Claiming Fee Exemption.
  • Nativity Certificate And Supporting Documentation Are Required For Applicants Who Have Studied From Standard VI To Standard XII In A State Other Than Tamil Nadu.
  • The Candidate Who Is A Tamil Nadu Native And Has Studied From VI To XII Standard In Tamil Nadu Schools Should Also Present Supporting Documentation Of The Parent’s Certificates.
  • Special Category Form With An Additional Fee Of Rs.100/- Via Bank Payment Portal With 
  • Relevant Certificates For Persons With Benchmark Disabilities, Eminent Sports Person And Ex-Servicemen, As Applicable, Along With The Online Application Form Should Be Uploaded.

MCC Counseling Registration

1Visit MCC Official WebsiteGo To The Official MCC Counselling 2024
2Find The Registration LinkLocate And Click On The “Registration” Or “New Registration” Link On The Homepage.
3Read The InstructionsCarefully Read And Understand The Provided Instructions, Guidelines, And Eligibility Criteria.
4Fill In Personal DetailsEnter Accurate Personal Information: Full Name, Date Of Birth, Gender, Contact Number, Email, Etc.
5NEET UG DetailsProvide NEET UG Exam Details: Roll Number, Application Number, And Exam Year.
6Generate Login CredentialsCreate A Unique Username And Strong Password For Future Access To The Counseling Portal.
7Payment Of Registration FeePay The Prescribed Fee Using Available Online Payment Options. Follow Provided Payment Instructions.
8Verify And SubmitReview Entered Information, Make Corrections If Needed, And Submit The Registration Form.
9Confirmation And PrintoutReceive A Confirmation Message/Email Upon Successful Submission. Print Or Save As PDF For Records.
10Keep Registration Details SecureSafely Store Registration Number, Login Credentials, And Payment Receipt For Future Reference.

Counselling Fee


Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000Rs. 500
Deemed UniversityRs. 5,000Rs. 5,000

Security Fee (Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,0000Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversityRs. 2,00,000Rs. 2,00,000

MCC NEET UG Counseling Process

MCC Will Be The Conducting The Counselling Process For Admission To Medical, Dental Colleges And Nursing Colleges For The AIQ, Central Institues, University, AIMS, JIPMER , Deemed Universities, AMU, BHU And Etc. The Counselling Will Be Held In Four Rounds Namely Round 1, Round 2, Round 3 And Additional Round Known As Stray Vacancy Round Which Will Be The Last Round For The Counselling And Admission. Here’re Are Some Details About Each Round Given Below:


  • Register For Main Counseling: Visit And Register For Round-1 By Paying A Non-Refundable Registration Fee And Refundable Security Deposit.
  • Choice Filling And Locking: Choose Your Preferred Institutes And Courses During The Specified Days And Lock Your Choices.
  • Seat Allotment Round-1: Based On Your Choices And Merit, Seats Will Be Allotted In Round-1.
  • Result Publication: The Round-1 Result Will Be Published On The MCC Website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After The Result Is Declared, Upload The Necessary Certificates As Per The Guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If Allotted A Seat, Physically Report To The Allocated Medical/Dental College With Original Documents. Those Who Want To Upgrade To Round-2 Must Report With Their Original Documents.


  • Candidates Not Allotted In Round-1: If You Weren’t Allotted A Seat In Round-1, No Need To Register Again. You Will Automatically Be Considered For Round-2.
  • Fresh Registration For Round-2: New Candidates Or Those Who Didn’t Register In Round-1 Must Register For Round-2 By Paying The Fees.
  • Choice Filling And Locking: Fill New Choices And Lock Them During The Specified Period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-2: Seats Will Be Allotted Based On Your Choices And Merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-2 Result Will Be Published On The MCC Website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After The Round-2 Result Is Declared, Upload The Necessary Certificates As Per The Guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If Allotted A Seat In Round-2, Physically Report To The Allocated Medical/Dental College. Upgraded Candidates Must Take Relieving From Round-1 Seat And Join Round-2 Seat.


  • Candidates Not Allotted In Previous Rounds: If You Were Not Allotted A Seat In Round-1 Or Round-2, No Need To Register Again. You Will Be Considered For Round-3.
  • Fresh Registration For Round-3: New Candidates Or Those Who Didn’t Register In Round-1 Or Round-2 Must Register For Round-3 By Paying The Fees.
  • Choice Filling And Locking: Fill New Choices And Lock Them During The Specified Period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-3: Seats Will Be Allotted Based On Your Choices And Merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-3 Result Will Be Published On The MCC Website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After The Round-3 Result Is Declared, Upload The Necessary Certificates As Per The Guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If Allotted A Seat In Round-3, Physically Report To The Allocated Medical/Dental College.

Final Stray Vacancy Round:

  • Fresh Registrations: Candidates Must Register For The Final Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Elimination: Candidates With Allotted Seats In Other Rounds Will Be Eliminated From The Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Stray Vacancy Round: The AIQ Stray Vacancy Round For Vacant Seats Will Be Conducted Online By MCC Of DGHS, MoHFW.
  • Seat Allotment: Seats Will Be Allotted Based On Merit In The Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Joining Allotted Seat: If Allotted A Seat In The Stray Round, The Candidate Must Join The Allocated Seat/College. Failure To Join Will Result In Debarment From NEET Examination For 01 Year And Forfeiture Of Fees.

(Note: Candidates Can Participate In Round-2 Or Round-3 Directly Without Fresh Registration If They Are Not Allotted A Seat In The Previous Round. Upgraded Candidates Cannot Claim Their Previous Round Seat.)

Documents Required

  • NEET Admit Card 2024 
  • NEET UG scorecard 2024
  • Class 10 certificate and mark sheet (for date of birth)
  • Class 12 certificate and mark sheet
  • ID proof (Aadhar/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)
  • Eight passport-size photographs
  • Provisional Allotment Letter
  • Caste Certificate (if mentioned)
  • PwD Certificate (if mentioned)

Government MBBS Colleges in Tamil Nadu

College NameAffiliationEstablished YearFees
Tirunelveli Medical College,TirunelveliThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1965Rs. 15,403/-
Thoothukudi Medical College, ThoothukudiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2000Rs. 13,610/-
Thiruvarur Govt. Medical College, ThiruvarurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2010Rs. 15,023/-
Theni Government Medical College,TheniThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2006Rs. 13,610/-
Thanjavur Medical College,ThanjavurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1959Rs. 14,600/-
Stanley Medical College, ChennaiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1838Rs. 13,610/-
Rajah Muthiah Medical College, AnnamalainagarAnnamalai University1985Rs. 13,600/-
Madurai Medical College, MaduraiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1954Rs. 13,610/-
Madras Medical College, ChennaiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1835Rs.13,610/-
Kilpauk Medical College, ChennaiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1960Rs.13,610/-
K A P Viswanathan Government Medical College, TrichyThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1998Rs.13,610/-
KanyaKumari Government Medical College, AsaripallamThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2003Rs.13,610/-
Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem- 30The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1986Rs.13,610/-
Government Villupuram Medical College, VillupuramThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2010Rs.13,610/-
Government Vellore Medical College, VelloreThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2005Rs.13,290/-
Government Thiruvannamalai Medical College, ThiruvannamalaiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2013Rs.13,290/-
Government Sivagangai Medical College, SivagangaThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2012Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, VirudhunagarThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College ,TiruppurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs. 15,033/-
Government Medical College, ThiruvallurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, The NilgirisThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College RamanathapuramThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, Pudukottai, Tamil NaduThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2017Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, OmandurarThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2015Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, NamakkalThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College NagapattinamThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College KrishnagiriThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College, KarurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2019Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College KallakurichiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College & ESIC Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2016Rs.14,600/-
Government Medical College,DindigulThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Medical College,AriyalurThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2021Rs.13,610/-
Government Erode Medical College & Hospital, Perundurai (Formerly IRT Perundurai Medical College)The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1992Rs.13,610/-
Government Dharmapuri Medical College, DharmapuriThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2008Rs.13,610/-
ESIC Medical College & PGIMSR, K.K Nagar, ChennaiThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai2013Rs. 1,00,000/-
Coimbatore Medical College, CoimbatoreThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1966Rs.13,290/-
Chengalpattu Medical College, ChengalpattuThe Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University,Chennai1965Rs.13,610/-
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, MaduraiStatutory Autonomous, AIIMS (Madurai)2022Rs. 1,628/-

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Career Opportunities & Scope in MBBS

Clinical Practice: MBBS graduates have the primary career option of becoming medical practitioners. They can work in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, or private practices, diagnosing illnesses, prescribing medications, and providing treatments to patients.

Specializations: MBBS opens doors to various specializations such as Pediatrics, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology, and more. Pursuing a specialization allows doctors to focus on specific areas of medicine, becoming experts in their chosen field.

Research and Academia: MBBS graduates can pursue careers in medical research and academia. They can work in research institutions, universities, or pharmaceutical companies, conducting studies, publishing papers, and contributing to medical advancements.

Public Health: There is a growing demand for medical professionals in public health roles. MBBS graduates can work in government health departments, NGOs, or international organizations, focusing on disease prevention, health promotion, and healthcare policy development.

Hospital Administration: MBBS graduates with additional training in healthcare management or administration can pursue careers in hospital administration. They can oversee hospital operations, manage staff, allocate resources, and ensure quality patient care.

Medical Journalism and Communication: MBBS graduates with strong writing or communication skills can explore careers in medical journalism, writing for medical publications, websites, or newspapers. They can also work as medical communicators, translating complex medical information into layman’s terms for the public.

Medical Consulting and Pharmaceutical Industry: MBBS graduates can work as medical consultants for healthcare companies or pharmaceutical firms, providing expertise on medical products, conducting clinical trials, or participating in drug development processes.

Global Health and Humanitarian Work: MBBS graduates can engage in global health initiatives and humanitarian work, providing medical care in underserved communities, disaster relief efforts, or working with international aid organizations to address healthcare disparities around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many government MBBS colleges are there in Tamil Nadu?

A: There are currently 38 government MBBS colleges across the state.

Q: What are the eligibility criteria for admission to government MBBS colleges in Tamil Nadu?

A: You must qualify for NEET UG with a minimum score determined by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) based on factors like reservation categories and available seats.

Q: What is the reservation policy for government MBBS colleges in Tamil Nadu?

A: The state follows reservations for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Most Backward Classes (MBC), and Differently Abled (PwD) categories as per government regulations.

Q: What is the admission process for government MBBS colleges in Tamil Nadu?

A: Qualify for NEET UG, register for counseling conducted by DMER, select preferred colleges based on rank and seat availability, undergo document verification, and pay fees.

Q: What are the top government MBBS colleges in Tamil Nadu?

A: Renowned options include Madras Medical College, Stanley Medical College, Kilpauk Medical College, and Tirunelveli Medical College.

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