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Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu

Region: Tamil Nadu Country: India

History of Chengalpattu medical college dates back to days before 1965,when it was a district head quarters hospital .In the year 1965 it was upgraded as a teaching institution with 250 beds for giving a condensed MBBS course for kilpauk medical college trained D.M and S students.Later it was developed into a full fledged medical college for giving reagular under graduate courses with an annual admission of 50 students.Mr Vedachalam Mudaliar the then chairman of chengalpattu municipality donated vast area for the college. The first dean of the college was was Dr P.Natarajan.

With a humble beginning the college was developed in many stages.In 1970 the institution started admitting girl students.The first batch of medical graduates passed out in 1972, in the same year college had honour of conducting national anatomy conference under the guidance of Prof Dr. Jayavelu the head of department of anatomy then.Initially ,the students had to take the university examinations in Chennai.In 1974 the university exams started being conducted in chengalpattu.

Over the period of time the college has seen a lot of progress.Various new edifices to make the institution more beautiful include an auditorium with a seating capacity of 500 and a lecture hall for 300 students. Two new ladies and gents hostel with capacity of 100 each has been constructed.Two well equppied gymnasiums have been recently opened . A new cafeteria and air conditioned library is soon going to be opened.

The hospital at its dawn, was functioning with basic departments which include medicine, surgery, O&G, paediatrics, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, ENT and Psychiatry.As the days went by super speciality depatrments started functioning by making our hospital a tertiary care centre with speciality approach.

Various superspeciality department functioning in the college now are neurology,nephrology,paediric surgery,plastic surgery,urology,neurology .PG courses in the college started in 2006, now there are 14 pg seats General Medicine (3), General Surgery (3), Anaesthesiology (3), Obstetrics and gynaecology (2), Paediatrics (2) and Skin and STD (1) with 1M.Ch seat in plastic surgery. In the year 2004 nursing school and one year training course in physiotherapy, theatre assistant, lab assistant were also started.

The instituition is marching towards its golden jubilee in 2015 with full vigour and hope of further developments.

Welcome to the official website of Chengalpattu medical college. A government medical college established in the year 1965 is affiliated to Dr. M.G.R medical university. Chengalpattu medical college has been excelling in academic fields which has established its reputation as a premier medical college in Tamilnadu. Situated just 60km from the state capital Chennai, it has a sprawling campus spanning 265acres.

Chengalpattu Medical College (CMC), ChengalPattu was established in 1965. The college is affiliated to Dr M G R Medical University, Tamil Nadu. The College is recognized by the Medical Council of India(MCI). New Delhi. The College is located on National Highway 45 in Chengalpattu. The college provides both medical education and hospital services.

The hospital offers treatments in cardiology, neurology, neuro surgery, nephrology, paediatric surgery, anesthesiology, psychiatry and siddha. The hospital organizes medical camps in different parts of the district of Kanchipuram. The college Students are posted to primary health centers at Acharapakkam and Mahabalipuram for training. Chengalpattu Junction Railway Station is the nearest rail junction and Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport.

Facilities :-

  • Operation theatres
  • Blood bank
  • Family welfare centers
  • Diabetic clinic
  • Library

Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu Degree Programs :


  • Bachelor Degree
  • MBBS
  • Master Degree
  • MD Anaesthesiology
  • MD Dermatology
  • MD General Medicine
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS Ophthalmology

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Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu

This is a video with a part of the oath taking ceremony for doctors, by the SAMARITANS, the 2003 batch of Chengalpattu Medical College

Contact Details

Address: Chengalpattu , Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India - 603001



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