Education in India

Madras Medical College - MMC Chennai India

Magnificent Madras Medical College (MMC) is one of the oldest medical colleges of India, and now ranks among the top ten best medical colleges of the country. Located in Chennai, this madras medical college was established in 1835, and celebrated its glorious completion of 175 years of providing education, in February 2010, with flying colors. Till 1988, this madras medical college chennai has been offering medical degrees in a wide range of medical disciplines and at diverse hierarchic levels, under its affiliations with the University of Madras.

Now, this madras medical college india, offers its medical education of international standards under full approval and supervision of the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University. For providing practical training to its students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this madras medical college bears close connections with many well-established and reputed medical institutions and hospitals, which are located in all across Chennai. Here it may also be noted that this one of the reputed medical colleges of India, is funded and well-managed by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

This one of the most prestigious and nationwide prominent medical colleges and universities of the south India, provides medical education and training in an extensive gamut of medical disciplines to the students and medical professionals belonging to all across Tamil Nadu, and other parts of India. The medical qualifications and degrees provided by this madras medical college are MBBS, MD, MS, B. Pharmacy, M. Pharmacy, B.Sc. Nursing (Basic and Post Basic), M.Sc (Nursing), BPT, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Super Specialty degrees of DM and M.Ch. For its world-class MBBS courses suitable candidates are selected from Tamil Nadu (85%) and other parts of India (15%).

The main authorities for selection of candidates through conducting medical entrance exams or on the basis of merit, are The Directorate of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai; and the Director General of Health Services (DGHS), New Delhi. And, for all postgraduate diploma and MD and MS courses of madras medical college, the State Quota is 50%, and the All India Quota is 50%. For more information about admissions to the illustrious medical courses of madras medical college chennai, please visit its website (

For Doctor of Medicine (MD) courses of madras medical college, the medical disciplines covered are anesthesiology, biochemistry, general medicine, forensic medicine, microbiology, geriatric medicine, paediatrics, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, community medicine, radio-diagnosis, psychiatric medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, radiotherapy, dermatology, venerology & leprosy, and tuberculosis & chest diseases. And, the courses in Master of Surgery (MS) available in this medical college are in anatomy, general surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, and orthopedics. The postgraduate diploma courses offered by this madras medical college are highly qualitative and productive, are are provided in a wide-range of professional medical disciplines.