Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University (Dr M R Medical University), Chennai

Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University

Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University is a premier Medical University of India named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, late Dr.M.G.Ramachandran. The University has the distinction of being the second largest Health Sciences University of the country. It is the only medical university in the state of Tamil Nadu that is capable of granting affiliation to new medical and paramedical colleges (government or self - financing) and awarding degrees.
Educational Streams
Besides offering education in allopathic medical and paramedical courses, MGR Medical University also regulates education in the Indian system of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha, etc. The university promotes research and development in the field of medical sciences and allied fields. It covers almost all the post-graduate courses and super-specialty courses in the medical domain. It endeavours to maintains uniform standards of high quality medical education throughout the state of Tamilnadu. It also organizes advanced studies and research programmes from time to time.
For admission into MBBS a candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as subjects. Eligible candidates are required to clear the competitive entrance examination conducted for admission. 

Admissions to Post Graduate Diploma/Degree/MDS/Five year MCh (Neuro-Surgery) courses are routed through an entrance examination for Medical/Para Medical courses conducted by the Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai.
Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University maintains a Central Medical Library comprising of a rich collection of books and medical journals for reference of the students and faculties. The Director General of Health Services, Government of India, New Delhi has accorded the status of Regional Medical Library for the Southern Region to the University's Library. A bank extension counter of the Indian Overseas Bank is located at the ground floor of the main building. There is a canteen that provides for food and refreshment needs of everyone within the premises of the university campus. Co-operative stores having staff members as its share holders also function at the campus.
Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University was established in 1987, by an act of the legislative assembly by the Government of Tamil Nadu. From July 1988, the MGR Medical University started functioning. It is located in the southern part of Chennai, which is about six kilometers from the airport.


  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine and Medical Specialties
  • Faculty of Surgery and Surgical Specialties
  • Faculty of Pediatrics and Pediatrics Specialties
  • Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynecology and related Specialties
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Siddha
  • Faculty of Ayurveda
  • Faculty of Unani
  • Faculty of Homeopathy
  • Faculty of Bio-Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Community Health, Social Sciences and History of Medicine

Contact Details:
Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University,
69, Anna Salai,
Chennai - 600 032

Phone: +91-44-22353574/22353576-79
Fax: +91-44-22353698
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