Dr. Somervel Memorial CSI Hospital & Medical College Karakonam Thiruvananthapuram

College Description


Dr. Somervel Memorial College, Thiruvananthapuram

was founded in 2002 and is a famous private medical college. This medical college is affiliated with Dr. Somervell Memorial Mission Hospital, which is located in Karakonam, a village on the southern outskirts of Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram District. The South Kerala diocese of the Church of South India (SIUC) owns the hospital, medical college, and all other related facilities, which are maintained by the South Kerala Medical Mission. This medical college comes with an ambition to provide best medical education to students, expose them to renowned national and international faculty, motivate them for research and make them competent clinicians who can meet the challenge of treatment in the remotest village of India as well as the most advanced hospital anywhere in the world. This medical college is affiliated with Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur and is approved by the National Medical Committee (NMC).



Established: 2002
Total MBBS Seats: 100
Tuition Fees: NA
Hostel Fees: NA
Institution Type: Trust
Affiliated To: Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala State Ranking: 19
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College Hospital
Average Daily Out-Patients: NA
Total Beds Available : NA
Post Graduate Courses : 11
Other Names: Dr. Somervell Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Dr. SVMC, Somervell Medical College, Karakonam Medical College; SMCSIMCH; Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College Hospital
Address: Dr.S.M.C.S.I Medical College & Hospital,Karakonam P.O,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Website: https://www.smcsimch.ac.in/
Contact: +91 471-3074000
Mobile:     800 2700 570


Admission Eligibility

Students seeking admission to this college must be 17 years old by December 31st of the admission year. Students with a minimum of 50 percent in science subjects, including biology or biotechnology, as well as Physics and Chemistry, are eligible (in the case of SC/ST students, 40 percent in board examinations; 45 percent for OBC students). It is also mandatory for students to take the National Eligibility and Entrance Examination (NEET) .

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Documents Required


For UG Candidates

Candidates who have been assigned a seat in this College will be required to report to the admissions office with the necessary papers in order to complete the admissions process.

Admit Card 
Scorecard or Rank Letter
Certificate and grade sheet for class ten (for date of birth)
Certificate and grade sheet for class 12
Proof of identification (Aadhar/PAN Card/Driving License/Passport)
Photocopies of eight passport photos
Caste Certificate Provisional Allotment Letter (if applicable)
Certificate for People with Disabilities (if applicable)

All India Quota rank/ cut-off

Category Rank
GEN 54819



Stage Semester Syllabus Covered
Pre-Clinical 1-2: Two Semesters Anatomy, Bio-Chemistry, Physiology
Para-Clinical  3-4-5: Three Semesters Forensic Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, OPDs to begin here,
Community Medicine, Clinical Posting Inwards:
Clinical 6-7-8-9: Four Semesters Medicine & Allied Subject (Psychiatry, Dermatology),
Obst, Gynae. Surgery & Allied Subjects (Anesthesiology, E.N.T, Orthopaedics),
Clinical Posting, Community Medicine:


MBBS Internship:

Subjects: Internship Duration:
Community Medicine 2 months
Medicine Including 15 days of Psychiatry 2 months
Surgery Including 15 days of Anaesthesia 2 months
Obstt. / Gynae. Including family welfare planning 2 months
Paediatrics 1 month
Orthopaedics including PMR 1 month
E. N. T. 15 days
Ophthalmology 15 days
Casualty 15 days
Elective Posting 15 days
Total 1 Year


PG Intake:

Type PG Course Seats
MD Paediatrics 03
MD Psychiatry 02
MD Pathology 01
MD Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 01
MD Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 02
MD Anaesthesiology 02
MS General Surgery 02
MS Orthopaedics 01
MD/MS Obstetrics & Gynecology 02
MD/MS Ophthalmology 03


Course Design:  

Dr. Somervel Memorial College is supervised by teachers that are highly qualified and experienced. The college provides a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and fellowship programmes.

UG Course:

Courses Duration Intake Fees/ Annum
MBBS 4.5 years + 1.5 year internship 100 25,00,000


Admission Eligibility:

A student seeking admission to a post-graduate programme must have earned an MBBS from a recognised university. Then, as per Section 10 (D) of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, NEET-PG is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single admission test to various MD/MS Courses.

Documents Required

For PG Candidates:

Original Copies of:

MBBS Certificate.
MBBS 3rd Part II mark sheet.
Medical Registration Certificate.
Internship Completion Certificate.
Photo identity proof in the form of Certificate with an attested photo from Head of Institution last studied/Copy of Passport/Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Driving License (Self-attested photocopy after verifying with the original documents).
Copy of: Birth Certificate for proof of age (if the date of birth not given in the HSC mark sheet/ certificate).
NEET Score Card.
Copy of Online Counselling Registration Certificate
Sponsorship Certificate from State Govt. If applicable.
Passport size Photographs 8 copies.


Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala's lovely capital, is home to Dr. Somervel Memorial College. The college's campus is spread out over numerous acres and is bordered by lush nature. This institution has qualified and competent teachers, a good physical infrastructure, completely furnished and equipped teaching rooms, labs, clinics, libraries, and all other necessary equipment, such as a multi-purpose hall and a conference or seminar hall. The campus has all of the required facilities, such as sophisticated laboratories and clinical departments. All of the required amenities, such as sophisticated laboratories and clinical departments, are available on campus. The college also have hostel inside the campus, providing proper care for the student, which feels like a home away from home. Facilities inside the campus includes, General Medicine, library, sports complex, laboratories, Auditorium and many more to take care of the students’ needs and requirements. The college also have hostel inside the campus, providing proper care for the student, which feels like a home away from home. Facilities inside the campus includes, General Medicine, library, sports complex, laboratories, Auditorium and many more to take care of the students’ needs and requirements.

About Hospital:

The Hospital of the campus was established in 2002. It is one of the first four private Medical Colleges of Kerala owned by the South Kerala Medical Mission (SKMM) of the South Kerala Diocese (SKD) which is one of the 22 dioceses of the church of South India (CSI). Dr.Somervell Medical College Hospital is located on an area of ​​50062 sq.mt and. Drs. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital was established in 2002. It is one of the first four Kerala Medical Colleges run by the South Kerala Medical Mission of the South Kerala Diocese. DR Somervell Hospital has 662 patient beds. According to a trial report 900 outgoing patients arrive at the hospital. Dr. Somervell Medical College provides specific services such as Ambulance Services, Emergency Care, Outpatient Centers, Outpatient Centers, Operation Theater and Medical Examination etc. The college has radiological services such as Open MRI, Spiral CT Scan, Dialysis, Mammography / Fluoroscopy, Color Doppler / USG, EchoCardiogram, TMT, Laparoscopy, Physiotherapy, Ultra-Modern Laboratory, Blood Bank, Bear, Defibrillators, Colonoscopy, IUI, Phototherapy, Incubators, Puva Chamber, Audiometry, Vitreo Retinal, Surgery, Cochlear Implant and Interventional Cardiology.


Library I.C.U
Blood Bank Diagnostic Room
Accident and Emergency Department Community Health Centre 
ICU Cafeteria
OPD-Indoor service Sports


Faculty & Staff:

This college has a strong percentage of well-trained and highly educated staff members who are also well-versed in contemporary technologies. It also has enough non-technical staff to give students an environment conducive to self-learning. An M.N.R. Medical College & Hospital Sangareddy Telangana is in charge of contributing to and maintaining the institution's medical education standards. The following policies, which apply to all professors on campus, are outlined below:
Describe the best available scientific evidence for proper care.
Reduce inconsistencies in value-based procedures.
Provide a more logical and practical approach to the subject being taught.
Increasing the emphasis on ongoing education
To encourage the most effective use of limited resources
To serve as the focal point for quality assurance, including auditing.
To point out flaws in existing material and make recommendations for future study

Student Support:

Anti- Ragging: - Any disorderly behavior, whether via words said or written, or by an act, that has the effect of taunting, treating, or dealing a fresher or junior student with rudeness.

Health Care Services: - Medical services range from simple cold, virus, and minor injury treatment at less complete institutions to comprehensive lab tests, X-rays, specialists, and pharmacies at the most comprehensive centers. Counseling services are available in many campus health Programmed.

Counselling Service: - The 'Counseling Service' is for persons who are experiencing emotional or behavioural issues. or addiction, or certain health concerns such as HIV/AIDS, but the fact is that people of all types seek Counselling, and this does not imply that they are "crazy" or "weak."

Hostel: - Students may arrive two days ahead to the commencement of the academic semester and must exit Residential rooms within two days of the completion of regular exams. Rooms have a bed, a table, a chair, and almirahs. Mess with vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.

Report: - A student must offer a narrative of an event or report facts from a book, article, or other source in a college report. While some research may be required when writing a report, it is mostly a document that asks you to understand rather than obtain the data on which you report.

How to reach us:

The Drs. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College is in Karakonam, Kerala, in the Trivandrum district. Karakonam is around 30 kilometres south of Trivandrum's central station, on the border of the Vellarada route between Trivandrum and Parassala. The road from Trivandrum to Karakonam via Vellarada is typically travelled by Parassala State Transport buses and private vehicles. The College is 35 kilometres from the Trivandrum Central bus station, which takes an hour to reach. The college is only three kilometres from the Dhanuva chapuram railway station, which connects Trivandrum Central and Nagercoil. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport, which is 33 kilometres away and takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes to go via NH66.


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