Medical Colleges

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

69, Anna Salai, Guindy

The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University

About College

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is situated in Southern part of the City of Chennai (formerly Madras) in the State of Tamil Nadu, South India. It is about 6 Kms from the Chennai International & National Airport and about 12 Kms from the Chennai Central Railway Station. It is one of the premier Medical Universities named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, (late) Hon. Dr. M.G.Ramachandran  (M.G.R) and it is the second largest Health Sciences University in India.

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Act, 1987 received the assent of the President of India on 24 September 1987. By 1991, it was ordered that the Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai Act, 1987. This affiliating University started functioning from July 1988 and is governed by the said Act. It is named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, late Dr. M.G. Ramachandran (often referred to as M.G.R.) by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi.

This is the only Medical University in Tamil Nadu capable of granting affiliation to new medical and paramedical colleges, government or self - financing; and awarding degrees (also note that until 1988, all degrees of Health Sciences in Tamil Nadu were awarded by the University of Madras).


Well Equipped Labs,
Seminar Halls,
Audio Visual Aids,
Internet Connectivity,
Computer Lab,


  • B.A.M.S. Ayurvedacharya
  • B.M.R.Sc.
  • B.M.T. Nuclear Medicine
  • B.M.T. Radio Diagnosis
  • B.M.T. Radio Therapy
  • B.O.T. Transitory
  • B.P.T. Transitory
  • B.Pharm.
  • B.S.M.S. Siddha Maruthuva Arignar
  • B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B.Sc. Nursing (Regular)
  • BDS
  • BHMS
  • BNYS
  • BOT
  • BPT
  • MBBS
UG Diploma
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology
  • Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Diploma in Cardio Thoracic Nursing
  • Diploma in Child Health
  • Diploma in Clinical Pathology
  • Diploma in Community Health and Development
  • Diploma in Dermatology
  • Diploma in Diabetology
  • Diploma in Health Promotion Education
  • Diploma in Leprosy
  • Diploma in Medical Radiology Therapy
  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics
  • Diploma in Oto Rhino Laryngology
  • Diploma in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Diploma in Psychological Medicine
  • Diploma in Public Health
  • Diploma in Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases
  • Diploma in Medical Radiology Diagnosis

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