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The Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University (Chennai)


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The Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University (Chennai)

The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University Act, 1987 (Act No.37 of 1987) received the assent of the President of India on 24th September, 1987. By Act No.9 of 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 Southern part of the City of Chennai (formerly Madras) in the State of Tamil Nadu, South India. It is about 6 Km from the Chennai International & National Airport and about 12km from the Chennai Central Railway Station.

It is one of the premier Medical Universities of India named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, late Dr.M.G.Ramachandran (M.G.R) and it is the second largest Health Sciences University in India.

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 (until 1988, all degrees of Health Sciences were awarded by the University of Madras).

Besides Medical and Paramedical courses, the University also regulates dental education and education in the Indian systems of medicine under a single umbrella to maintain uniform and high standards of education. The University also promotes research and disseminates knowledge gained there from.

Objectives :

  • To maintain uniform standards of high quality medical education throughout the state of Tamil Nadu.
  • To provide for instructions and training in such branches of learning as it may determine in the field of medical sciences.
  • To institute degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions.
  • To institute lectureships, readerships, professorships and other teaching posts required by the university and to appoint persons to such lectureships, readerships, professorships and other teaching posts.
  • To institute and award fellowships, scholarships, studentships, exhibitions, medals and prizes in accordance with the status.
  • To institute research posts and to appoint persons in such posts.
  • To organise advanced studies and research programs from time to time.
  • To develop research facilities and to provide for research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of medical sciences.
  • To provide for continuing medical education.
  • To establish, maintain and manage institutions of research, university colleges, departments and laboratories.
  • To encourage co-operation among the colleges, laboratories, hospitals and institutions in the university area and to co-ordinate with other universities and other authorities in such manner and for such purposes as the university may determine.
  • The University emblem symbolises various systems of medicine and Para medical systems. It also depicts the global character of preventive, promotive and curative medicine. The motto "HEALTH FOR ALL" reflects all the objectives of this medical University.

Affiliated Colleges
Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Chengai.
Adhiparasakthi College of Pharmacy, Chengalpattu
Annai J.K.K.. Sampoorani Ammal College of Nursing, Salem.
Aravind Eye Hospital & P G Instt. of Ophthalmology, Madurai.
Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Pharmacy, Srivilliputhur.
Ayureda College, Coimbatore.
Bharani Swathi College of Physiotherapy, Chennai.
Bishop's College of Nursing, Dharampuram.
C L Baid Metha College of Pharmacy, Chennai.
C.S.I. Jayaraj Annapackiam College of Nursing, Salem
Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai.
Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu.
Cheran College of Nursing, Coimbatore.
Christian Fellowship Community Health Centre, Ambilikkai.
Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore.
College of Nursing, Vellore.
Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, Chennai.
Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore.
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Para Medical Sciences, Coimbatore.
Erode College of Pharmacy, Erode.
Fathima College of Pharmacy, Tirunelveli.
Gandhigram Institute of Rural Health Family Welfare Trust, Ambathurai.
Gokulam Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Salem.
Govt. College of Physiotherapy, Trichy.
Govt. Homoeopathi Medical College, Tirumangalam.
Govt. Instt of Rehabiliation Medicine, Chennai.
Govt. Siddha Medical College, Palani.
Govt. Siddha Medical College, Tirunelveli.
Govt. Unani Medical College, Chennai.
Govt. Siddha Medical College, Chennai.
I R T Perunduri Medical College, & Research Centre, Perundurai.
Institute of Ophthalmology, Tiruchirapalli.
J K College of Nursing and Paramedicals, Coimbatore.
J K K Munirajah Medical Research Foundation, Salem
J K K Natarajah College of Pharmacy, Salem
J S S College of Pharmacy, Nilgiris
Jey J College of Physiotherapy, Chennai
Jey J College of Pharmacy, Chennai
K B Y S (Regd) College of Physiotherapy, Pudukottai
K K College of Pharmacy, Chennai
K M C H College of Nursing, Coimbatore
K M C H College of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
K M College of Pharmacy, Madurai
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
M A Chidambaram College of Nursing, Chennai
M V Hospital for Diabetes and Research Institute, Chennai
Madras Dental College, Chennai
Madras Medical College, Chennai
Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai
Madurai Medical College, Madurai
Maharaja College of Pharmacy, Chennai
Maharaja College of Physiotherapy, Chennai
Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (Maher)
Meenakshi Medical College & Research Institute
Matha College of Nursing, Thevar
Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem
Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode
Omayal Achi College of Nursing, Chennai
P S G Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore
Pallava College of Pharmacy, Chengai - MGR Dist
Perundurai Medical College & Research Centre
Periyar College of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Girls, Tiruchirapalli
R V S College of Nursing, Coimbatore
R V S College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Coimbatore
R V S College of Physiotherapy, Coimbatore
Ragas Dental College, Chennai
Rajas Dental College, Tirunelveli
Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences & Pharmacy, Coimbatore
Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
S A Raja College of Pharmacy, Vadankangulam
S R M College of Nursing, Chengai-MGR Dist
S R M College of Pharmacy, Chengai-MGR Dist
S R M College of Physiotherapy, Chennai
Sacred Heart Nursing College, Madurai
Sankara Nethralaya Medical Research Foundation, Chennai
Sankaralingam Bhuvaneswari College of Pharmacy, Sivakashi
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
Sharmila College of Nursing, Chennai
Sree Balaji Dental College, Chennai
Sri Jaya Paramedical Educational Institute, Chennai
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
St Joseph Eye Hospital, Institute of Ophthalmology
Stanley Medical Colelge, Chennai
Swamy Vivekanandha College of Pharmacy, Salem
Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur
Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli
Trinity Mission and Medical Foundation, Madurai
Ultra College of Pharmacy, Madurai
Venkataramana Ayurveda College, Chennai
Vinayaka Mission's Annapoorna College of Nursing, Salem
Vinayaka Mission's Kirupananda Variyar Medical College
Vinayaka Mission's College of Physiotherapy, Salem
Vinayaka Mission's Homeo Medical College, Salem
Vinayaka Mission, Sankarachariyar Dental College, Salem
Vivekananda College of Nursing, Salem
Vivekanandha Institute of Medical Science, Salem
White Memorial Homeopathy Medical College, Kanyakumari

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