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Madras Medical College: Courses, Eligibility, Admission 2021, Scholarship

Last updated on August 25th, 2021 by Akanksha Gupta

Madras Medical College was established in 1835 by Sir Fredrick Adams. It is the third oldest medical college in India. Right now, it is affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. MMC has 15% of seats for admission via NEET-UG for the MBBS/BDS program, while 85% of seats are reserved for State Quota. 50% of seats are reserved for State Quota for all PG Diploma, MD, and MS courses, while the rest get admission based on NEET-PG.

  • Madras Medical College provides several undergraduates, post-graduates, diploma, doctoral, and super specialty courses.
  • The undergraduate programs include courses like MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery), BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery), BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy), B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy), B.Sc Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), etc.
  • Post-graduate programs are MD (Doctor of Medicine), MS (Master of Surgery), MPT (Master of Physical Therapy), M.SC Nursing (Master of Science Nursing), etc. Super-specialty courses provided by MMC include M. Ch (Magister Chirurgiae) and DM (Doctorate of Medicine).
  • The admission for courses like B.Pharm, BPT, B.Sc Nursing, M.Sc, and M.Pharm courses are conducted on a merit basis as well as the score of the TNPCEE entrance exam, followed by counseling.

Madras Medical College Highlights

Established Type 1835 Public
Founder Sir Fredrick Adams
Affiliation Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
NIRF Ranking 12
Entrance Exams NEET UG, NEET PG, TNPCEE
Total Courses 69
Popular Course UG- MBBS, B. Pharma, B.Sc. Nursing, BPT PG- MD, MS, M. Pharma
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria NEET Results
Top recruiters Private Hospital, Government Hospital, Pfizer and Visionary RCM Infotech
Salary Package Average Package: INR 3.6 Lakhs
Facilities available Cafeteria, Library, Hostel, Wifi connectivity, Playground, Clubs
Official website www.mmc.ac.in/

Madras Medical College Courses

The table below has most of the subjects and eligibility criteria of the courses offered at Madras Medical College.

Course Details
MBBS Eligibility:

  • Open Category: Minimum aggregate of 50% in Botany/Biology and Zoology took together. Also, a minimum of 50% marks in Physics & Chemistry taken together. The total percentage of marks should not be less than 70% (65% for Backward Class & Backward Class).
  • SC & ST: Minimum aggregate of 40% in Botany/Biology and Zoology took together. Also, a minimum of 40% marks in Physics & Chemistry taken together. The total percentage of marks should not be less than 40%.
B.Sc (Nursing) Eligibility:

  • Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology/Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Zoology.
  • A minimum aggregate of 35% marks in each of the above-mentioned subjects
  • Minimum 35% marks in English
BPT Eligibility:

  • Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology/Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Zoology.
  • A minimum aggregate of 35% marks in each of the above-mentioned subjects · Minimum 35% marks in English
B.Pharma
  • Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Botany/Biology, and Zoology.
  • Score of 35% marks in theory and practical.
  • An aggregate not less than 50% (40% for SC/ST).
M.D
  • Subjects: Anatomy, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Orthopaedics
  • Eligibility: A degree of MBBS from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
M.S
  • Subjects: Neurology, Oncology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastro Enterology, Clinical Haematology, Rheumatology
  • Eligibility: A degree of MBBS from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
PG Diploma
  • Subjects: Ophthalmology, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases, Psychiatric Medicine, Clinical Pathology, Public Health, Physical Medicine, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, etc.
  • Eligibility: A degree of MBBS from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
MPT Eligibility: Degree in BPT with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks
M.Sc (Nursing) Eligibility: Degree in B.Sc (Nursing) with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks
M.Pharma Eligibility: Degree in B.Pharma with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks
DM
  • Subjects: Neurology, Oncology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Gastro Enterology, Clinical Haematology, Rheumatology
  • Eligibility: MD or MS degree with minimum aggregate of 50% marks in aggregate from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
M.Ch
  • Subjects: Neuro Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery Genito Urinary Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology, Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Eligibility: MD or MS degree with minimum aggregate of 50% marks in aggregate from any university recognized by Medical council of India (MCI)

Madras Medical College Admission

  • MMC has 15% of seats for admission via NEET-UG for the MBBS/BDS program, while 85% of seats are reserved for State Quota.
  • 50% of seats are reserved for State Quota for all PG Diploma, MD, and MS courses, while the rest get admission on the basis of NEET-PG.
  • The admission for courses like B.Pharm, BPT, B.Sc Nursing, M.Sc, and M.Pharm courses are conducted on merit in the Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examination (TNPCEE) conducted by Anna University, followed by counselling.
  • To avail admission in MMC, candidates need to fill the online application form and post/submit the same to the concerned authority of university.

Application process for UG and PG course

  • Go to the official page of MMC Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai.
  • Carefully fill the application form available online.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit the filled application form along with the following relevant documents to the secretary of the selection committee.
    • 10th and 12th Marksheet & Certificate
    • Nativity & Transfer Certificate (Students from Tamil Nadu and other states respectively)
    • Community Certificate (Reserved category)
    • NEET-UG scorecard / NEET-PG scorecard / TNPCEE scores

Madras Medical College Scholarship

Madras Medical College is a public institution. So, the students are awarded various scholarships. A few of the scholarships are listed below.

  • CM Award
  • Central Scholarship
  • Prime Minister award
  • Free education scholarship
  • TN State Government Scholarship (For BC, MBC, SC, ST)
  • National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC)

Note: It is important to check the eligibility criteria for the scholarship before applying. For more details check the official website.

Institutes associated with MMC

The Madras Medical College has 9 affiliated institutions and a hospital (Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH)), each known for providing impeccable service.

  • Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH), Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai
  • Institute of Child Health and Govt. Hospital for Children, Chennai
  • Regional Institute of Ophthalmology and Govt. Ophthalmic Hospital, Chennai
  • Government Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chennai
  • Institute of Thoracic Medicine and Chest Diseases, Chennai
  • Government Peripheral Hospital, Chennai
  • Communicable Diseases Hospital (CDH), Chennai Barnard Institute of Radiology, Chennai
  • Institute of Mental Health, Chennai
  • Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Govt. Hospital for Women and Children, Chennai

Madras Medical College Facilities

Following are a few of many facilities available in the campus of Madras Medical College.

Hostel

Madras Medical College provides hostel facilities for its students. The institute has 4 hostels, out of which 2 are for boys and 2 for girls. Hostels are under the administration of a chief warden and deputy warden. The hostels are well equipped with a common area, library hall, study room, canteen, ground for sports like cricket and tennis, gym, and shed for parking vehicles.

List of boy’s hostels List of girl’s hostels
Madras Medical College Men’s Hostel (PG Students) Ladies Hostel Egmore (UG/PG Students)
Men’s Hostel (UG/PG Students) Main Ladies Hostel (UG Students)

Library

The Central Library of Madras Medical College several books for the undergraduate, postgraduate, and teaching professionals. The library has more than 1 lakh books, including several categories like text, reference, journals, etc. Various departments in MMC have the facility for departmental library.

Sports

Since the commencement, Madras Medical College has given importance to sports. MMC provides vital sports facilities. There is a full-sized cricket ground, volleyball court, basketball court, hockey field, and football field. Facilities for indoor games like chess, carom, and table tennis are even available. The college also has a four-hundred-meter running track for athletics. These are the prominent sports facilities available in Madras Medical College.

Madras Medical College FAQs

Ques-Do Madras Medical College provide any post-graduate super specialty course?

Last updated on May 25th, 2021

Ans. Yes, MMC provides super specialty courses like M. Ch (Magister Chirurgiae) and DM (Doctorate of Medicine).

Ques-What was the cut-off for MBBS to get admission in 2020?

Last updated on May 25th, 2021

Ans. The cut-off for MBBS admission in 2020 was 640 for the general category.

Ques-Is there any internship option available in Madras Medical College?

Last updated on May 25th, 2021

Ans. Yes, MMC provides the opportunity to intern in its affiliated hospital, that is, Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH).

Ques-Do Madras Medical College provide any scholarship?

Last updated on May 25th, 2021

Ans. Madras Medical College provides many scholarships to its student. CM Award, Central Scholarship, Prime Minister award, etc. are a few of many scholarships provided by MMC.

Ques-What about the hostel facilities in Madras Medical College?

Last updated on May 25th, 2021

Ans. Madras Medical College has four hostels, out of which 2 are for the girls and 2 are for the boys. The hostels are well equipped with all basic amenities.