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Government Medical College, Palakkad was established in the year  2014 by the Government of Kerala in Palakkad District under the management of Kerala State Scheduled Caste Development Department. The Medical college also known as Institute of Integrated Medical Science (IIMS). This Medical College is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) and offers UnderGraduates MBBS Course admission for 100 students annually. 

The GMC Palakkad mainly promotes the quality and health of the lives of communities, serving through commitment, understanding, discovery and healing and developing evidence-based therapeutic strategies.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Summary
2. MBBS Course
3. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
4. All India Quota MBBS Seats
5. Kerala State Quota MBBS Seats
6. PG Courses
7. Infrastructure
8. Facilities
9. Affiliated Hospitals
10.How to Reach

Quick Summary

Established: 2014
Total MBBS Seats: 100
Tuition Fees: Rs 25,000
Hostel Fees: Rs 3500
AIQ Rellocation Fees: Rs 100
Institution Type: Government
Affiliated To: Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur
All India Ranking: 77
Kerala State Ranking: 10
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: District Hospital, Palakkad
Average Daily Out-Patients: 1120
Total Beds Available : 544
Post Graduate Courses : Nil
SuperSpecialty Courses : Nil
Other Names: GMC Palakkad, GMCP, Palakkad Medical College, Medical College Palakkad, PMC, Institute of Integrated Medical Science Palakkad, IIMS Palakkad
Address: GMC, NH 544, East Yakkara, Kunnathurmedu PO, Palakkad, Kerala 678013
Website: http://gmcpalakkad.in/
Contact: +91 491-2974125
Mobile: 9447033342

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).

Government Medical College, palakkad offers MBBS -Under Graduate Course with total intake of 100 seats annually and these are divided as 15% All India quota and 85% 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 Palakkad Medical college is done through All India Medical Counselling as All India quota 15 % and remaining through Kerala State medical counseling as State quota 85% conducted by state medical authorities.

All India Quota(AIQ) MBBS Seats

Palakkad Medical College has total 15 Seats allotted through All India Quota and the seats are reserved under the following category with seat matrix: GN–12, SC –01, GNPH -01, ST –01.

NEET 2018 All India Quota (AIR) for GMC Palakkad as follows:

Category Rank
GN 5841
SC 59687
ST 71897
GNPH 174015

Kerala State Quota Seats & Cutoff

The remaining seats of GMC Palakkad 85% of MBBS seats are filled under Kerala state quota counselling and herewith last year 2018 seats were alloted for the same college with seat matrix as follows:

SC-68, EZ-o4, MU-02, BH-02, LA-02, DV-01, VK-02, BX- 01, ST-03

NEET 2018 Kerala State Quota Cutoff for GMC, Palakkadas shown below:

Category Cutoff
EZ 534
BH 533
BX 487
DV 461
LA 523
MU 537
VK 531
SC 385
ST 278

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.

NEET 2019 Cutoff Details – AIQ and State Quota MBBS 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 GMC Palakkad 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 Palakkad Medical college.

PG Courses

Government Medical College Palakkad has offers NO PostGraduates courses.



The Central Library of GMC Palakkad has a total area of ​​336 square meters. It provides a reading room for students with 50 seats. This library has separate rooms for stacks and student’s reading. The library’s working hours starting from 9am to 8pm.

Palakkad Medical College Library has a large amount of reference materials. This library provides journals with Indian and foreign journals, 4305 books and magazines. It also includes various e-journals and IP-based subscribers from the Internet room. GMC Library provides 42 computer nodes.

Examination and Lecture halls 

GMC Palakkad provides 2 Lecture Theaters for Medical College and one for Hospital. Medical College hall having seating Capacity for 110 students and Hospital hall having seating capacity for 85 students. All of these Lecture Theaters are fully well equipped with audio-visual aids. Palakkad Medical College has 1 Examination Halls. This hall provided with a seating capacity for 120 students and well equipped with CCTV and Mobile jammers. It occupied the area of 250 square meter.



Government Medical College, Palakkad has separate buildings for boys and girls. A total of 210 boys can be stayed in boys hostel and also 210 girls can be stayed in Girls hostel. This hostel offers good water and mess facilities. The Palakkad Medical College hostel has 70 residents including PG. This hostel provides Mess Facility and Hygienic hostel campus.

Palakkad Medical College hostel providing 24 hour Electricity and 24 hours water facility. There is residential quarters for Teaching staff. There is Common rooms are available for boys and girls that having the area of 300 sq.m each.

Recreational Facilities

Government Medical College, Palakkad has a recreation room with television, Music and outdoor game facilities. There is Outdoor games like Cricket, Volleyball and Football are available at the hostel. The Central Photography section is available in the hostel. There is Gender Harassment committee is also available for students safety purpose.

Affiliated Hospitals

District Hospital, Palakkad, Kerala has the teaching beds is 544 beds. It has 6 Major Operation theatres which is done averagely 2 Major operations and 2 Minor Operation theatres doing 8 Minor operations daily. In these, 2 Major Operation theatres shared by General Surgery, ENT, Ortho, Ophthalmology and Urosurgery super speciality department. This hospital allows 1118 outpatients daily according to the assessment report. This hospital has Medical record section that record is fully manually.

Bed Distribution

District Hospital, Palakkad, Kerala has the teaching beds is 544 beds. GMC Palakkad central casualty services with 22 beds. Labour room occupied 8 beds. Pre Aneasthetic/Pre Operative cases occupies 10 beds and the Post operative recovery rooms occupies 7 beds. There are 21 beds available in Intensive care. 


GMC Palakkad Hospital has departments like General Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and ENT. The hospital has a department such as X-ray, CT scan and ultrasonography. Hospital.  Palakkad hospital provide an advanced laboratory with state of the art technologies, fully fledged outpatient clinics, 24×7 casualty and ambulance, blood bank, Kitchen, laundry, Pharmacy, Intercom, Central Research Lab and Central Sterilization department facilities. 

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

  • RHTC – Peruvamba located 7 km from the college
  • UHTC – Diara Street located 3 km from the college

How to Reach

The Governement Medical College is situated at Palakkad city in the state of Kerala. The city is located on Salem-Kanyakumari National Highway NH-47, about 350 km or 217 miles north of Thiruvananthapuram which is the capital of Kerala. Palakkad is well connected by roads as NH47 and NH 213 pass through the district, the medical college is situated 7km from the city in Salem-Kochi Highway and can get frequent transport to reach the college within 15min.

Palakkad has a Rail station and its one of main Railway Junction in the state as its connected all major cities from kerala to other states, which is located 9.5km from the college and takes 30 min travel. The nearest Airport of the college is Coimbatore International Airport, Tamilnadu-India, located at a distance of 62 km from the college which can reach 1hour by road. Another Airport of Cochin International Airport situated at a distance of 110km from the college with travel duration of 2hours. 

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