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Azeezia Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam

Region: Kerala Country: India

Welcome to Azeezia
Azeezia, situated in the vast expanse of lush green land at Meeyannoor 18 kms from Kollam is an educational initiative by Podikunju musaliar memorial charitable Trust that provides the finest health care education and strives to improve the health and wellbeing of the rural community-Azeezia Group of Institutions has always emphasized the attainment of clinical excellence in its educational programs and encourages students and faculty to commit themselves to lifelong intellectual pursuits.

Medical Education

The Medical Education Unit focuses its activities on.

Faculty development is the main activity of the Medical Education unit.. The academic programmes includes but not limited to , workshops, seminars, interactive sessions and hands on exercises including micro teaching The highlights of the important activities are shown below:First workshop was 16 Jan 2009.The topic of discussion was Interactive learning Number of Participants 17

  • Second workshop was held on 25 Feb 2009. The topic was Lesson Planning. Number of Participants 12
  • Third session was on Appropriate use of OHP No. of Participants 14
  • The 4th was Basic Workshop on Medical Education Technologies conducted on 21, 22 & 23 Dec 2009.It was held strictly as per the guidelines of MCI using the suggested syllabus. Nineteen faculty members attended the workshop.
  • A new concept to improve the teaching skills of faculty viz. Nuclear Workshop following the principles of microteaching, was announced. The initiative was well taken by the participants .The special venue for the same is being set up.
  • A Teaching/Learning Resource Center is being developed. This will be equally useful for the faculty as well as the students.
  • Helping the faculty to develop appropriate, innovative and cost effective teaching aids is also done.
  • A session on Lecturing a Lecture is scheduled for 25 March 2010.
The highlights of some of the major activities in this direction are:
  • Conducted a workshop on Hidden Curriculum for the first batch of MBBS students in collaboration with the Dept. of Community Medicine. This is aimed at facilitating the hitherto uncared issues of the students in general and medical students in particular; eg. reading skills, self study skills, communication skills, presentation skills, memorizing skills, writing an examination skills, attending viva voce etc.. A poster competition was also was also conducted. Professors from other Medical Colleges evaluated and judged the bets posters.
  • Motivated the medical students to start Azeezia Anti Ragging Movement (AARM), an initiative of the first batch MBBS students. The Medical education Unit has been instrumental to all the anti ragging activities of the college. The Department of Community Medicine was a partner in the implementation of this.
  • Initiated the Arm to AARM programme against ragging by the second batch of MBBS students to support the Antiragging activities of the first batch. A poster competition on anti-ragging was also held. These posters were exhibited in the colleges. The Department of Community Medicine also supported this.
  • A pictorial presentation of all the activities of the students towards a ragging free Azeezia Campus was exhibited at the main portico. This attracted the media as well as the new students and their parents (see the photo).
  • A legal awareness campaign was organized for the students and their parents. The members of the District Legal Cells, representatives of the Judiciary and the Police explained the legal aspects of ragging.
  • An Antiragging Slogan Competition and Moke Court were also conducted.
  • A Brochure explaining the various legal measures by the Hon. Supreme Court, Ministry of Health, GOI, State Government, Recommendations of Dr.Raghavan Committee Report, Recommendations of UGC and MCI, was released. Copies of this were distributed to all students and parents
  • Another initiative to strengthen the slow learners of 1 MBBS, is being worked out with the support of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • Regular academic sessions to students on study skills, listening skills, memorizing skills, exam writing skills etc are held.
  • An intercollegiate workshop inviting students representatives from all Medical Colleges in Kerala is being planned to share Azeezia experience.
  • The Medical Education unit is in the process of facilitating integrated teaching on special topics of common interest between various Department in the Medical College as well as institutions in the campus.
Hospital based Health Education
  • Medical Education unit is involved in the hospital based health education programmes. Indigenously developed posters and hoardings bearing health promotion and diseases prevention massagers are displayed at various com-sites inside the hospital eg. waiting areas in the OPD. The input received from the public is beyond expectations .
  • Community based health literacy programmes
  • The medical education unit has extended its tentacles to the community also. Different types of IEC strategies are used to disseminate health information to the people. While doing so, special stress is being given to the vulnerable groups like adolescents especially students in schools and colleges, pregnant and lactating mothers, geriatrics health issues. It is worth mentioning that the participation of the medical students and faculty in such outreach health education activities, is very encouraging.

Azeezia Medical College is first in kollam district initiative by Podikunju Musaliar Memorial Charitable and Educational Trust is a stand alone institution located in a picturesque environment 6 km away from NH 47.we ensure quality service with ultra modern facilities at a very affordable rates as compared to all other healthcare institutions in the district

The campus of the institute is spread over an expanse of 25 acres and is being developed into the institutional establishment with all the modern amenities. Besides the main institute building, the campus is coming up with boys' hostel, girls hostel, faculty and staff quarters on the campus. The academic blocks comprise of (1) Azeezia College of Nursing, (2) Azeezia college of Dental Science & Research and (3) AZeezia College of Medical science & Research. The Campus is designed to provide students and faculty members a serene and calm environment suitable for academic and other creative activities.


  • Excellence in academics
  • Infrastructure with latest features
  • Quality education at affordable rates
  • High qualified and committed faculty members


  • Industry and business exposure
  • Tie-up with world-class institutions
  • Laptop-based class-room studies
  • Teaching through role-playing
  • Multimedia theatre faculties
  • e-Library/digital library
  • Effective Tranning and Placement Cell
  • Drive for personality development
  • Exchange program with foreign universities

Other unique features are detailed below

Wireless Campus
The institute has a 24x7 Wi-Fi faculity in the laboratories for the student and faculty members to avail Internet connection at any place in the college building.
Uninterrupted and Captive Power Supply
The institute has a 100 kVA high-tension (HT) dedicated connection from MPEB. The institute has also a 30 kVA DG set to meet the full load demand without interruption incase of any power failure from the supply grid.

Teacher-as-a-Guardian Counseling Scheme
The main objective of the scheme is to bring about qualitative change in curricular and extra-curricular activities of the students as well as to build a healthy teacher-student relationship. A teacher acts as a friend, philosopher and guide to students. Under this scheme each faculty member is nominated as Teacher-Guardian for a group of 20 students. Regular informal interactions between teacher acting as a guardian and students ,would help students nurture & grow their potentials.

Teacher Parents Interaction
The college has planned for teacher-parents interaction at least once in a semester tenure in person. Feedback regarding the progress of a student would be provided to the parents/guardians on phone and/or through email and / or postal mail.

Research & Consultancy
The institute offers ample and requisite facilities for research activities. The faculty as well as students are encouraged to undertake research and development and consultancy work and to explore the frontier of knowledge not covered through syllabus of the universities.

Industry-Institute Interaction
The institute is evolving strong links with prominent industries in order to generate valuable synergy between students and corporate world. Industry-Institute Interaction Cell is being set up for this purpose. Testing facilities are being developed in the institute.

Interaction with Experts and Professionals
The institute is planning to organize guest lectures, conferences, panel discussions, symposia, seminars, workshops, faculty development programs and vocational training from time to time. Lectures/talk by experts from industries and centers of higher learning, e.g. IITs/llMs would be arranged on regular basis so as to have interaction with them and to get students and faculty members expose to the latest development and advanced and cutting-edge technologies.

Personality Development Programmes
The institute is planning to conduct special English language classes for below-average students and advance courses for the students desirous of appearing in competitive exams ego TOEFL, GRE, UPSC, IES, IAS. In addition, personality development programmes are carried out to develop the right integrated personality traits. The students can benefit from

  • Simulated interviews
  • Brain-storming sessions and group activities
  • Training to develop entrepreneurship and managerial skills
  • Sufficient literature and audio-video aids for self-study and for development.

Development of managerial capability in students
Apart from helping and coaching students for developing their personality to higher and higher level, the students are also encouraged to organize and manage various -activities, thus imbibing effective organizational and operational skills in them.

The institute is going to have a Training and Placement Cell with an aim of achieving a target of 100% placement.

Sports Facilities
The campus has the large sports ground for a range of sports.

Transportation Facilities
The institute has a fleet of buses. The buses ply on the routes so that students from all major parts from the city and around can easily approach the college.

Other Facilities

  • Co-operative Store Facilities
  • STD and Photocopying Facilities
  • Engineering Model Development Centre
  • Hobbies Club and Creativity Centre

The institute has an advanced computer laboratory with the capacity to accommodate about 100 computers of latest configuration. All the computers are interconnected by LAN/WAN with internet facility.
The infrastructure is supported by a number of high-end servers.


  • The library of the college is housed in a 525 sq.mspacious and well furnished hall.
  • It has a collection of more than 6000 volumes of books, national journals and international journals. More and more books and journals would be added as per requirement well in advance. Library activities are computerized.

Azeezia Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam Degree Programs :


  • Bachelor Degree
  • MBBS


  • Bachelor Degree
  • BDS


  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bsc. Nursing

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Azeezia Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam

Contact Details

Address: Meeyannoor P.O Kollam, Kerala, Kollam-37, India



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