Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

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This is an educational research institute along with a tertiary care hospital. An American Missionary, Dr. Ida S. Scudder was the founder of this institute and now it is maintained by Christian Medical College Vellore Association. It was the first college of nursing in India which was established in 1918 as a medical school which later in 1942 got promoted to the status of college and since then it is one of the prominent and well known medical destinations for the common people. Even now also CMC is consistently in the top ranking in the list of top medical colleges in India. And not only that, it is ranked in second position by India Today in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and in third position by Outlook India in 2012. It is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. M G R Medical University and is recognized by Medical Council of India. Their main motto is: “NOT TO BE MINISTERED UNTO, BUT TO MINISTER”.

Christian Medical College - VelloreStudents from all over India and even outside India come here to pursue graduation and post graduation degree from this institute. For the foreign students especially there is a Foreign Quota. They provide courses of Medical Graduate, postgraduate (Diploma and Degree), and also higher specialty courses, graduate and post graduate courses in Nursing and several degree and diploma Allied Health Science courses as well as courses in Bioengineering. A total of 2000 students enroll each year in all courses provided here. In the Post Graduate course, the students are paid a stipend of Rs. 18,000 /- per month.

The hospital part of it earned the credit of introducing and successfully completing the first Reconstructive Surgery for Leprosy in World in 1948 and in India they did first Open Heart Surgery in 1961, first Kidney Transplant in 1971, first Bone Marrow Transplant in the year 1986 and the ABO incompatible Kidney Transplant in the year 2009.

Intake in MBBS course:- 27 (SC 15% + ST 7.5% + OBC 27%)
Minimum Eligibility:– At least 60% in each of Physics, Chemistry and Biology in +2
Fees:– Rs. 1,56,000 /-
Affiliated to:– Tamil Nadu Dr. M G R Medical University
Recognized by:– Medical Council of India
Official Website:–,
Address:– Ida Scudder Road, Vellore – 632002

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