Medical College Thiruvananthapuram

College Description


Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

is a prestigious medical college, established back in the year 1951; it was dedicated by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and is Kerala's oldest medical college. The college was known in early records as Medical College (of Thiruvananthapuram), since it was the only medical institute in the state at its inception. The college follows the Kerala model and the state maintains health indicators in line with developed countries, above the national average. It has been processed by several agencies for use in other regions of India and developing countries. GMC Thiruvananthapuram has been developed as one of the All India Medical Sciences Institutes as it provides higher education care in Southern India. This medical college is affiliated with Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur and is approved by the National Medical Committee (NMC).


This medical college is situated in the holy city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. The Campus of this college is spreads over an area of several acres, surrounded by lush greenery. The campus includes many hospitals and institutions such as the College of Nursing and Medical Sciences,, Thiruvananthapuram College Dental, Regional Cancer Center, Sri Chitra Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology and Government of India, Priyadarshini Institute. Shri Avittom Thirunal Hospital for Future Medical Science with Women and Children. The Regional Ophthalmology Institute, which is part of the college, is being developed to become a nationally recognized independent institution. The Optometry School is on campus.


Established: 1951
Total MBBS Seats: 250 (Permitted for increase of seats from 200 to 250 under EWS quotafor 2019-20)
Tuition Fees: Rs 23,000
Hostel Fees: Rs 3000
AIQ Rellocation Fees: Rs 100
Institution Type: Government
Affiliated To: Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur
All India Ranking: 16
Kerala State Ranking: 02
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: 1. Government Medical College Hospital, 2. Shri Avittom Thirunal Hospital.
Average Daily Out-Patients: NA
Total Beds Available : NA
Post Graduate Medical Courses : 23
SuperSpecialty Medical Courses : 14
Other Names: GMC Thiruvananthapuram, GMCT, Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, TMC
Address: GMC, Ulloor – Akkulam Road Near SAT hospital Medical College Junction, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695011
Contact: +91 471-2551842
Mobile: 9447144230


Admission Eligibility:

the student looking for admission to this college must complete 17 years of age till 31st December of the admission year. All Higher Secondary School Students with 10+2 in science subject including biology or biotechnology along with Physics and Chemistry with a minimum of 50% marks are eligible (In case of SC/ST, 40% in board exams; 45% for OBC Category). It is also compulsory for the students to appear in the National Eligibility and Entrance Examination (NEET).

All India Cut-off

Category Rank
GN 3085
GN-PH 39205
SC 43973
ST 48571


PG Intake:

Government Medical College Ernakulam has offers totally 11 Post Graduates courses and herewith the details for the same with intake for each course

Type PG Course Seats
MD Microbiology 04
MD Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 06
MD General Medicine 24
MD Paediatrics 21
MD Pathology 09
MD Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 04
MD Physiology 05
MD Pharmacology 06
MD Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy 06
MD Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine 06
MD Psychiatry 11
MD Bio-Chemistry 04
MD Anaesthesiology 10
MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 03
MD Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 07
MD Radiotherapy/ Radiation Oncology 06
MD Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion 03
MS Orthopaedics 14
MS General Surgery 24
MD/MS Ophthalmology 09
MD/MS Obstetrtics & Gynaecology 27
MD/MS Anatomy 04
M.Ch Plastic Surgery 02
M.Ch Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery 06
M.Ch Neuro Surgery 06
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology/G.I. Surgery 01
M.Ch Thoracic Surgery 04
M.Ch Reproductive Medicine and Surgery 02
M.Ch Pediatric Surgery 06


Course Design:

Medical College Thiruvananthapuram is under the supervision of highly qualified and experienced teachers. College offers various streams in UG/PG Programs.

Courses Duration Intake Fees/ Annum
MBBS 4.5 Years+1 Year Internship 100 25,000


Admission Eligibility:

It is compulsory for medical enthusiasts to appear on the National Qualification and Entry Examination (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after grade 12 wishing to obtain MBBS. All Government, Private, Intermediate and Tertiary Universities will be based on NEET schools and seats for all colleges / institutions / universities will be offered on advisory based on merit results / Standards, College preferences and available seats.  


The GMC Library is located in the administrative section of the Thiruvananthapuram Library, and contains educational books and magazines related to medicine and related sciences. The GMC Learning Resource Center was established by an alumni college organization with computers connected to the Internet for paid use and to register for online medical journals. Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Library has more than a thousand national and international journals with e-subscriptions.

Examination halls and courses

There is 2 Lecture Theater located at the Medical College with a capacity of 250 students each. Lecture Hall can accommodate up to 200 students at a time. His library is fully ventilated and equipped with an LCD and other audio-visual aids attached. There is also a college auditorium for various purposes.

 The Hospital of the campus provides comprehensive health care to patients. It is the largest specialized hospital in South Kerala and serves the districts of Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam as well as the nearby districts of Tamil Nadu. The hospital includes a large hospital block, trauma care and an outpatient department. The hospital, which has 747 beds, accommodates 3128 patients per day and provides consultation with 7,500,000 outpatients per year.

Outpatient block houses include outpatient units for medical and surgical dispensary services as well as accommodation and qualifications. The hospital operates on an average of 55 large and 125 small and 35 cervical transplants and 15 surgeries per day. 90 to 95 percent of the beds are occupied throughout the year.

2. Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital

A women's and children's hospital was established in 1952. We were built by the royal family of Travancore to commemorate the death of Prince Sri Avitom Thirunal who died of rheumatism at the age of eight. The hospital is home to Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics. The OB-GYN Department manages antenatal clinics, obstetrics, infertility, neonatal clinics and vesicular-moles as well as joint research centers of the WHO and the Indian Medical Research Council. The hospital provides pediatric care in cardiology, neurology, and phrology, genetics, surgery and psychiatry, and has the highest rate of delivery in Kerala.



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


Student Support:

Anti Ragging
Health Care Services
Counseling Services
Technical Issue

How to reach us:

Medical College is located in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state of Kerala. It was formerly known as Trivandrum. Thiruvananthapuram city is a tourist attraction in Kerala. It is best known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Kovalam beach and Varkala beaches, as well as the Western Ghats of Ponmudi and Agasthyamala and the backwaters of Poovar and Anchuthengu.

Thiruvananthapuram road transport infrastructure and the State Medical College, located approximately 6 km or 3.7 miles from Thiruvananthapuram central Railway Junction and the KSRTC central bus station. There is Chalakuzhy Road in front of the hospital, which connects the NH544 near Pattom. Medical College is 5 km or 3.1 miles from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and can receive a 15 minute walk to get to college.



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