Dr. Ida Scudder is the founder of Christian Medical College as sensitivity for the spiritual and physical dimensions of human suffering at same she was not on built a mere medical college but the Kingdom of God. So it was started as a one-bedded clinic-cum-dispensary in 1900 and today this institute, one of national and international fame, includes a network of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care hospitals, with around 3000 beds spread across six campuses in and around Vellore. In 1918, Dr Ida Scudder started the LMP programme in response to the desperate need for medical doctors in India, and later it was upgraded to the MBBS course in 1942. It has one of the top-ranked medical colleges in the country on producing compassionate, professionally excellent and ethically sound healthcare professionals.
Table of Contents
1. Quick Summary
2. MBBS Course
3. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
4. AIQ Seats and State Seat Matrix
5. PG Courses
8. Affiliated Hospitals
9. How to Reach
|Total MBBS Seats:||150|
|Tuition Fees:||Rs 23,000|
|Affiliated To:||The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai|
|All India Ranking:||3 (NIRF Ranking)|
|TamilNadu State Ranking:||1|
|Recognition and Listing:||Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)|
|Affiliated Hospital:||Christian Medical College Hospital.|
|Average Daily Out-Patients:||5100|
|Total Beds Available:|| 2464|
|Other Names:||Christian Medical College Vellore, CMC, Vellore. Vellore Christian Medical College, Christian Medical College and Hospital,|
|Address:||CMC, Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004|
|Contact:||+91 416-2281000, 3070000|
The Christian Medical College offers an extensive range of UG, PG and Higher Speciality courses in Medicine, Nursing, Allied health sciences, and related disciplines. The annual intake is 100 UG and 355 PG students.
Admission Procedure and Eligibility
Eligibility: 17 years of age or above as on 31-Dec of the admission year. The maximum age limit to Study MBBS course is 25 years. All Higher Secondary School Students with 10+2 in science stream 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) to study Medical Course.
Admission to Christian Medical College is done for NRI Quota(15 % of MBBS seats) or Management has 75% quota conducted by state medical authorities. Contact the college authority for Management quota seats to know more detailed admission procedures.
AIQ Seats and State Seat Matrix :
Last year (2017) seat matrix for CTMC as follows:
Total annual intake seats for UG is 100
a) AIQ is 16 seats and reserved like 12 OC; 3 SC/ST & 1 Central Pool.
b) Balance 84 seats as Sponsored candidates
(Refer FAQ #5 for List of Christian Churches/Organizations for Sponsored candidates)
NEET 2018 Cutoff Details
This year (NEET 2018) last All India Rank and NEET score cutoff can be found in MBBSCouncil Android App. You can download the app by clicking here.
This app provides counselling guidance for MBBS Admission.
Christian Medical College Vellore has been a pioneer in post-graduate medical training and the first in India to offer post-graduate training in super-specialities such as Neurosurgery and Clinical Haematology. Currently, on offer are 24MDs/ MSs, 11 diplomas in broad specialities, 10 DMs and 9 M.Chs in higher specialities, 3 MScs, 6 post-graduate fellowships and 45 post-doctoral fellowships.
|Type||PG Course||Total Seats|
|MD||TB & RESPIRATORY||4|
Post Graduate Degree Higher Speciality Courses
|Type||PG Course||Total Seats|
|D.M||Critical Care Medicine||1|
|M.Ch||Hepato-Pancreato- Biliary Surgery||2|
|M.Ch||Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery||3|
The Medical College Campus built in 1932 is spread over a 200-acre wooded site at the foot of College Hill. It remains, as originally envisaged, a residential community where students and staff can study and reside in serene and beautiful surroundings. The central college chapel opens on to a sunken garden and connects with the Women’s Hostel and various classrooms through peaceful stone corridors. Interspersed among the tall trees and winding roads are other hostels, administrative, teaching and research facilities, staff residences, guest houses, playing fields and more.
Faculty and Staff
CMC has resulted in an enviable list of over 900 Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Science faculty in every department. The faculty has been developing with every support to specialize and continually upgrade skills and practice.
In 1960 Christian Medical College was established The Department of Library Services thus support and serve the medical community. The library functions in two different locations as The Dodd Memorial Library at the Hospital campus and the Gault Library in the College campus at Bagayam. The library has a collection of ebooks, full-text electronic journals databases, Abstracts of the Thesis, the Institutional Repositories and other web-based portals and links.
The Bagayam campus has the Women’s and Men’s Hostels for MBBS students, the Fitch Hostel for Allied Health women students, the Dorothy Joske Hostel for Allied Health men students and the Modale International Hostel for elective / visitor-observer students from overseas. Fully residential, both faculty and students live on the same campus.
The CMC has various amenities like institutional canteens, ATMs, post offices, provision shops, gift stores and so on, in its premises.
Christian Medical College Vellore has a large playground for athletics, football, hockey, and cricket is located at one end of the campus. There are two state-of-the-art outdoor basketball courts and basketball continues to be one of the most popular games on the campus. Volleyball courts, indoor shuttle courts, and two tennis courts are also available. Annual sports and games are conducted by the college for students and staff in addition to an annual intercollegiate games festival and several friendly staff-student matches.
The Main hospital is situated in the Town Campus with the vast majority of the clinical departments are functioning. It has a large 2858 (Including Peripherals) bed hospital with 144 specialized departments/units and is in a position to provide specialized medical care to patients for requiring treatments.
Moreover, Christian Medical College has a system by which it gives exposure to all consultants by periodically sending them for various national/international conferences, symposiums, and specialized training overseas to acquire the latest knowledge and skills in their respective areas so that they can provide high-quality medical service to all patients coming to the institution.
A Day at CMC Outpatients are 8313, Inpatients are 2071, Operations are 175, Births is 54, Radiological Tests is 2202 and Bed occupancy approx 79%. Administrative Staff and Clerks 874 Chaplains 15 Doctors 1,656 Engineering Staff and Artisans 78 Housekeeping Staff and Attendees 1,518 Library Staff 29 Nurses 2,646 Pharmacists 246 Social Workers 35 Teaching Staff (Non-Medical) and Technical Staff 1,969 total 9,066
The Christian Medical College Main Hospital has following associated Medical centre around the city and thus Community Health and Development, Rural Unit for Health and Social Affairs, Schell Eye Hospital, Low-Cost Effective Care Unit, Shalom Family Medicine Centre, Mental Health Centre, Nambikkai Nilayam, Rehabilitation Institute & CMC Chittoor Hospital.
Health Centres – Primary Health Centres and Rural/Urban Health Training Centres
- PHC I (RHTC) – Bagayam located – 1 km from the college
- PHC II (UHTC)- Vellore Town located – 7 km from the college
How to Reach
Vellore is 150 km. west of Chennai on the highway to Bangalore and is well connected by road and rail. For those travelling by train, the station to alight at is Katpadi, which is on the Chennai to Bangalore or Coimbatore line. Frequent bus services connect the major towns in the region (Chennai, Chittoor, Bangalore, Salem, and Trichy) to Vellore.