Government Medical College, Kollam, formerly ESIC Medical College, Parippally, is the first government medical college in Kollam District, Kerala State. The college was initially established by Employees State Insurance Corporation, an Indian government establishment and later acquired by the Kerala government.
It was initially named ESIC medical College and was built by ESI Corporation of India. It was the second project of the ESI Corporation of India medical college in the country and the first of its kind in the state of Kerala.
The Medical College was opened in 2013 and was Kerala’s largest building faculty in terms of buildings with 33 blocks. With the inauguration of ESI Medical College in Parippally, the demand from people in Kollam district to have their own Medical College in the Government sector was met. Medical College Hospital has 500 beds with a total area of 12,029 m².
Table of Contents
1. Quick Summary
2. MBBS Course
3. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
4. All India Quota Seats & Rank
5. Kerala State Quota Seats & Cutoff
6. PG Courses
9. Affiliated Hospitals
10.How to Reach
|Total MBBS Seats:||110 (Permitted for increase of seats from 100 to 110 under EWS quota for 2019-20).|
|Tuition Fees:||Rs 35,500|
|Hostel Fees:||Rs 3500|
|AIQ Rellocation Fees:||Rs 100|
|Affiliated To:||Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur|
|All India Ranking:||71|
|Kerala State Ranking:||08|
|Recognition and Listing:||Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)|
|Affiliated Hospital:||Kollam Government Medical College Hospital |
|Average Daily Out-Patients:||1820|
|Total Beds Available :||314|
|Post Graduate Courses :||Nil|
|Super Specialty Courses :||Nil|
|Other Names:||GMC Kollam, GMC Parippally, GMCK, Kollam Medical College, Medical College Kollam, KMC Kollam, GMCKH, ESIC Medical College Parippally, ESIC College Kollam, ESIC College Hospital Kollam.|
|Address:||GMC,Medical College Road, Parippally, Kollam,Kerala 691574|
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).
Kollam Medical College offers 110 MBBS -Under Graduate Course with total intake of seats annually and these are divided as 50% All India Counselling, out of 15% All India Quota and 35% ESI Quota and remaining 50% for Kerala State Quota.
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 GMCK is done through All India Medical Counselling as All India Counselling 50 % and remaining through Kerala State medical counseling as State quota 50% conducted by State Medical authorities.
All India Quota(AIQ) Seats & Rank
Kollam Medical College 50% Seats allotted under All India counselling as All India Quota 15% and ESI Quota 35% and the seats are reserved under the following categories with Seat Matrix(2018):
AIQ>GN–11, SC–02, SCPH-01, STPH–01.
ESI>GN-19, OBC-08, SC-08
NEET 2018 All India Quota (AIR) for GMC Kollam as shown below:
Kerala State Quota Seats & Cutoff
GMC Kollam remaining of 50% MBBS seats filled through Kerala State Quota which are reserved under the following categories with Seat Matrix(2018): EZ-19, MU-04, BH-06, LA-06, DV-04, VK-05, BX- 02, SC-06, ST-01 and PS-01 also special reservation is there.
NEET 2018 Kerala State Quota Cutoff for GMC, Kollam as shown below:
| Category || Cutoff|
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 and ST-Scheduled Tribes.
NEET 2019 Cutoff Details – AIQ and State Quota
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 Government Medical College Kollam and 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 GMC Kollam.
Government Medical College Kollam has offers NO Post Graduate degrees.
Kollam Medical College is located in an area of 19722 square meters. The Hospital with OPD spread over an area of 93878 square meters. The college hostel and residential complex is built on an area of 43579 square meters.
The Central Library is built on 1600 sq.m. M. There are two types of reading rooms in the library. In the reading room, library books and staff are placed and students cannot bring their books, they can only read books in the library called stack room. In other so-called reading rooms, they can bring their books to read.
The work schedule of the Library is 8 a.m. at 10 p.m. It provides students with Inside and Outside reading rooms, each with a capacity for 75 students and a reading room for staff of up to 20 persons.
The GMCK Library has a large collection of reference material including 2549 books with 42 Indian journals and 20 foreign journals, for student’s reference. In addition, several electronic magazines and IP-based subscribers subscribe to the Internet with 20 computers.
Examination and Lecture halls
Kollam Medical College provides 5 Lecture Theatres that are divided into 4 for Medical College and one for the hospital. Out of these, LC I, LC II, LC III, LC IV having the seating capacity for 120 students and another LC IV having the seating capacity for 240 students. All these Lecture theaters are fully equipped with audiovisual aids such as microphone, LCD projector and overhead projector.
There is 2 Examination Halls available with a capacity of 120 each. The room is equipped with air conditioning and CCTV. The hall is built within the area of 250 square meters.
The GMC Kollam hostel is available to all students within the campus. Spacious rooms with three, double beds accommodation for girls and boys. These rooms are well furnished. It also has common rooms for entertainment, reading and Television. Providing 24-hour security for all hostels. Each hostel has a mess hall with hygienic and tasty food.
The GMCK hostel offers such facilities like good water, sanitation, air conditioning visitor room and study room. There are 79 rooms with 237 boys, 79 rooms with 237 girls, 103 rooms with 206 residents and 79 rooms with 237 Nurses. GMCK campus also has residential quarters for Teaching and Non teaching staff each of these having capacity of 116 and 48 persons. Common rooms are available for both boys and girls with a capacity of 100 students each. It was built up with 100 sq.m of area.
Kollam medical college has an entertainment room with television, music, indoor games and outdoor games. The campus has separate playgrounds for football, basketball and volleyball. Indoor sports facilities such as chess, carrom and table tennis are available at the hostel. The Medical College also has a Gymnasium for student’s fitness. There are well trained coaches and well developed equipment.
The Kollam Medical College Hospital has 300 teaching beds. It has 8 major operations theaters which perform an average of 11 major operations and 2 minor operations theaters daily with 16 minor operations. The hospital allows 1384 outpatients daily, according to the assessment report. The hospital has a medical record section, and that registration is partially computerized.
There are 300 teaching beds at Kollam District Hospital in Kerala. The total bed occupancy of Kollam hospital is 71.33%. The General surgery Department with 50 beds, Orthopedics with 20 beds, ENT with 5 beds, Opthal with 3 beds and so on. The labor room occupies 40 beds. The pre-anesthetic / preoperative cases occupy 6 beds and the post-operative recovery rooms occupy 10 beds. There are 26 beds for intensive care.
GMC Kollam Hospital has departments such as General Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and ENT. The hospital has a field of X-ray, CT scan and ultrasonography. Hospital. The Hospital offers advanced technology, complete outpatient clinics, 24×7 casualty and ambulance, blood bank, kitchen, laundry, pharmacy, intercom, central research laboratory and central sterilization department. There are four Clinical Laboratories available.
Health Centers – Primary Health Centers and Rural/Urban Health Training Centers
- RHTC – Kalakkod located 10 km from the college
- UHTC – Chathannoor located 5 km from the college
How to Reach
The Government Medical College Hospital, Kollam is located at Parippally in the state of Kerala. Paripally is one of the southern boundaries of the Kollam district. Kollam is also known as Quilon and Desinganadu by its former name and its an ancient port, ancient trading city and town on the shores of the Indian state of Kerala.
The city of Kollam is well connected by transport to with all cities in Kerala and other States. Road transport is also provided by private Buses, taxis and autorickshaws, with buses to various cities in Kerala and interstate services leading from this city. The Paravur City Bus Stand is the closest to the Medical College, 10 km away and 20 min drive, while the second Kollam KSRTC Bus Station is 27 km away from the college with 45min drive.
Kollam has a major railway hub and is well connected to all major cities across the country and is also the second largest railway station in Kerala. The college is located 24 km from the railway junction and is 55 minutes drive away and the closest to the college is Paravur train station 10 km away and 20 min journey. The closest college airport is Trivandrum International Airport, which is about 47 kilometers away from the college and is the first non-metro international airport in India to travel 1:30 hours.