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Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College (Dr. SMCSI MCH) established in 2002, attached to Dr. Somervell Memorial Mission Hospital is located in Karakonam, a village, on the southern border of the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala state. The Hospital, the Faculty of Medicine and all other attached institutions are administered by the Diocese of South Kerala of the Church of South India (SIUC) and administered by the Medical Mission of South Kerala.

SMCSI MCH effort will be produced by morally straight doctors and surgeons, intellectually equipped and spiritually committed, willing to serve humanity in general with a missionary zeal. This is the only medical college for CSI in the 5 southern states of India and Sri Lanka. SMCSI desire and effort is to impart value-oriented medical quality education that will produce sincere and committed men and women ready to serve the poor of rural India, especially the tribes of mission field.

Table of Contents:

1. Quick Summary
2. MBBS Course
3. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
4. Kerala State Quota(SQ) Seats & Cutoff
5. Management and NRI Quota Seats & Rank
6. PG Courses
7. Infrastructure
8. Facilities
9. Affiliated Hospitals
10. How to Reach

Quick Summary

Established: 2001
Total MBBS Seats: 100
Tuition Fees: CatA(Govt)-RS 75000; CatB(Mgmt) -Rs 6,61,000; CatC(NRI)-Rs 20,00,000
Hostel Fees: Rs 6000
AIQ Rellocation Fees:
Institution Type: Trust
Affiliated To: Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram
All India Ranking:
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: 1000
Total Beds Available : 662
Post Graduate Courses : 11
Super Specialty Courses : Nil
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:  1800 2700 570

MBBS Course

The MBBS course is a four and a half year period followed by a one year compulsory rotating residential internship.
The lasting 12-month internship includes short courses in community health, medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, child health, orthopedics, emergency medicine and various specialties. All these are according to the guidelines of the Medical Council of India. Admission to the MBBS program is based on the candidate marks obtained in the NEET-UG rank held by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College offers annually 100 students in-take for the MBBS Course.

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)

Admission Procedure: It is compulsory for medical enthusiasts to appear for the National Eligibility and Entrance Examination (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after 12th grade who wish to get MBBS admission. All the Government, Private, Central and Deemed Universities will be based on NEET scores and the seats for all colleges / institutions / universities will be offered through counselling based on the eligibility Score/Rank, Preferences of colleges and seats available.

Admission to Dr SMC Medical College is done through 35% for Kerala State quota, 50% for Management and 15% for NRI Quota. Contact the college authority for Management quota seats to know admission procedures.

Kerala State Quota Seats & Cutoff

Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College has total of 35 MBBS seats available under Kerala state quota which are reserved under the categories are SM-20, EZ-03, MU-03, BH-01, DV-01, KN-01, ZX- 07, KU-01, SC-03, ST-01, NX-01, NB-02.

NEET 2018 Kerala State Quota Cutoff for Somervell Medical College are given below:

Category Cutoff
SM 503
EZ 496
BH 501
DV 436
KN 397
KU 324
LA 486
MU 502
SC 375
ST 249

Abbreviation of the above terms are here. SM-State Merit, Ez-Ezhava, BH-Other Backward Hindu, BX-Other Backward Christian, DV-Dheevara, KN-Kushavan, LA-Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian, Mu-Muslims,SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribes.

Management and NRI Quota Seats & Rank

Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College has reserved as 50% of seats for Management and 15% of  MBBS Seats under NRI quota and the details for the same with State Rank as follows:

NEET 2018 College Management & NRI Quota State Rank(Kerala) as follows:

Category State Rank
NRI 30242
MGMT 38590

PG Courses

Dr Somervell Medical college has offers following PostGraduates courses and the details for the same with intake caoacity as follows:.

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

NEET 2019 Cutoff Details – AIQ and State QuotaMBBS Admission NEET Cut off

This year (NEET 2019) last All India Rank and NEET score cutoff can be found in MBBSCouncil Android App. This mobile App is updated regularly with current year MBBS Admission NEET cut off for Dr SMC Medical College Karakonamand other all medical colleges in India. By downloading this app, you can know the last(Cut off) for All India Rank, State Rank, Category Rank and NEET score of the candidate who got MBBS seat in Dr SMCSI Medical College Karakonam.


Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and hospital is placed in a unitary campus near its teaching hospital with room for future expansion. Dr SVIMC has the excellence infrastructure including Central Library, Lecture Theatres and Examinational Halls etc.


Dr.Somervell Medical COllege library spread over the total area of about 2638 Sq.m square metres that has a three storied building. Dr. S M C S I Medical College Library is fully computerized information system and all the functions of this  library is activated through automation used by Auto Lib software system. This Central library is an open access system and adjacent and easily accessible to the departments, classrooms, hostels and staff residences. It is one of the biggest Medical college libraries of the country.

Dr.SMCSI Library is an air-conditioned Library with seating arrangement for 300 students for reading. It having good lighting and ventilation and space for stocking and reading books and journals. There is inside reading room for 150 students and outside room for 150 students. Dr.Somervell Library has 12983 books are present. There are 40 journals including national and international journals, CDS, Video cassettes and floppies etc. There is 40 computer nodes with internet facility  is also available.

Lecture Theaters

Dr.Somervell Medical College has four gallery type  lecture theatres with air conditioned facility. Out of these 4 theatres, 3 has the seating capacity for 180 students each for Medical college, and one in the hospital of capacity for 250 students. Lecture theatres are providing audio-visual aids including overhead projector, slide projector, LCD projector and a microphone.

Examination Hall

Dr.Somervell Medical College has the two Examination Halls of capacity 250 with area of 250 sq.m each. It also  has the adequate chairs with desks and sufficient space between the students.There is a Central photographic and audiovisual sections are available  with accommodation for studio and dark room.


Dr.Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College hostel and  residential complex spread over an area of 27218 square metres. This college has such facilities like Hostel for boys and girls, Recreation facilities and Sports facilities.


Separate hostel is available on campus for both boys and girls. Dr.Somervell hostel accommodation is provided for undergraduate students, interns, residents and nurses. This hostel has a visitor room,  study room that has a computer with internet facility, Hygienic of Mess facilities for students. Residential quarters are also available for both teaching and non teaching staff. UG Students rooms has the capacity of 565. Interns resident has the capacity of 100. Resident including PG room has a capacity of 69 and Nurses resident has the capacity of 48.


Dr.Somervell Medical College has a  Recreational room having such facilities like Television, Music and Indoor games etc. Dr SVMCRC provides playgrounds and Gymnasium for the students and staff. Four courts for Shuttle Badminton, two courts for basketball, volleyball, football & stadium for athletics are available. Gymnasium is separately available for boys and girls hostel.

Affiliated Hospitals

The Dr.Somervell Medical College hospital built up with an area of 50062 sq.mt and the. Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital was established in the year 2002. It is one of the first four private Medical Colleges of Kerala owned by the South Kerala Medical Mission of the South Kerala Diocese. DR Somervell hospital totally having 662 beds for patients. According to the assessment report 900 out patients come to this hospital.


Dr.Somervell Medical college has provides some services like Ambulance Services, Emergency Trauma care, Outpatient Facilities, Inpatient Facilities, Operation Theatre and Health Check-ups etc. This college has such radiological services as Open MRI, Spiral CT Scan, Dialysis, Mammography / Fluoroscopy, Color Doppler / USG, EchoCardiogram, TMT, Laparoscopy, Physiotherapy, Ultra Modern Laboratory, Blood Bank, Bera, Defibrillators, Colonoscopy, IUI, Phototherapy, Incubators, Puva Chamber, Audiometry, Vitreo Retinal, Surgery, Cochlear Implant and Interventional Cardiology etc.

Hospital Facilities

Around 15 doctors and 30 nurses are responsible to the patients for running the department about 24 hours. Much Efficient doctors are caring the trauma care centre attached to the casualty. Casualty is fully equipped with Ventilator and ventilator units. In addition, this hospital has a central oxygen and central suction facilities. Totally 9 Major operation theatres and 2 Minor Operation Theatres includes Operation Theatre Table, Operation Theatre lights, Central Oxygen and suction are available in the hospital.

Bed distribution

General Medicine has a total bed strength of 135. There are 20 beds are available for Central casualty Services. OT block occupied the 9 beds for Pre Anesthetic\ Preoperative cases and 18 beds for Post operative Recovery rooms. Intensive care has fully equipped 15 beds. Labour room have 22 beds which consists of clean cases, septic cases and Eclampsia.

Health Centers – Primary Health Centers and Rural/Urban Health Training Centers

  • UHTC – Kazhakottam which is at 28 kilometres from this college
  • RHTC – Nellikakuzhy situated 15 kilometres away from this medical college
  • (PHC I) – Govt PHC. Kunnathukal which is located at 5 kilometres from the college
  • (PHC II)- CHC Vellarada located 16 kilometres from the college

How to Reach

Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College is located in Karakonam of Trivandrum district of Kerala state. Karakonam is 30 kilometers south along Kanyakumari Road from the Trivandrum central train station, bordering the Vellarada road from Trivandrum and Parassala. Parassala State Transport buses and private vehicles frequently ply on the road from Trivandrum to Karakonam through Vellarada Road. Trivandrum Central bus stand is situated 35 km from the College and takes an hour to reach.

The Dhanuvachapuram railway station on the railway line between Trivandrum Central and Nagercoil is only 3 km from the college. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to the college at a distance from 33km which takes about 1 hour 15 minutes to travel via NH66.

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