To meet the needs of the people around Kanyakumari District, the Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to start a new Medical College in Kanyakumari District. So the Government has selected T.B. The Sanatorium Campus in Asaripallam, Nagercoil is the site of the proposed Government Medical School for the establishment of a new Government Medical College in Kanyakumari District in 2001-2002.
The Kanyakumari government for the past 15 years, is serving the people of every category with unique health services not only to the local population but also across the state. Along with the renowned physicians from all departments of KGMCH, world-class healthcare is committed to reaching the growing number of people who have come to consider KGMCH as their preferred hospital choice. Enthusiastic about his vision of maintaining the hospital as a trusted leader in providing high quality health care with a reputation for patient care, performance and continuous development.
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).
Kanyakumari Govt Medical College has 100 seats in MBBS Course which are divided as 15% All India Quota and 85% Tamilnadu State Quota.
Admission Procedure and Eligibility
Eligibility: The age should be 17 years 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 bio-technology 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 GMC, Kanyakumari is done through All India Medical Counselling as All India Quota 15% of MBBS seats and balance through Tamilnadu State medical counselling as State Quota 85% MBBS Seats, which is conducted by state medical authorities.
All India Quota(AIQ) MBBS Seats
Kanyakumari Government Medical College has total of 15% Seats are alloted under All India Quota(AIQ) which is reserved under following categories with Seat Matrix(2018): UR-12, SC-02, ST-01
NEET 2018 All India Quota Rank for Kanyakumari Government Medical College
Tamilnadu State Quota Seats & Cutoff
Kanyakumari Government Medical College has remaining 85% of MBBS seats filled under Tamil Nadu State Quota which is reserved under the following categories with Seat Matrix(2018): OC- 02, BC- 39, BCM – 03, MBC – 22, SC-15, SCA-03, ST-01
NEET 2018 Tamilnadu State Quota Cutoff for GMC Kanyakumari as shown below:
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 KanyakumariGovernment Medical college 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 Kanyakumari.
Government Medical College Kanyakumari offers following Post Graduate(PG) courses and the details for the same with Intake capacity as shown below:
Kanyakumari Government Medical College Owned over 100 Acre Campus. The College has Surrounded with Fully Greenery and Peace full Circumstance with Eco Friendly Nature. And the Kanyakumari Government Medical College have Administrative Block with Good Ventilated Lecture Halls and Fully Air Flow Atmosphere of Class Roomswith Air Conditioned Examination Hall. This Medical College provides a better transport facilities for the benefit of the Students.
Kanyakumari Medical College has a Well – equipped Central Library with buildup area of 12300 sq-metres with seating capacity of 200. This is stocked with the latest edition of all the standard prescribed 8220 books for the Benefit of the Students and the Staff. The Library has various Collections of 63 Indian Journals & 31 Foreign Journals with Models and Charts available in this College. Library has 25 computers to access digital materials.
Kanyakumari Government Medical College provides the students who needed the Hostel Accommodation Facilities. The hostel can accommodate more than 500 UG students. This Hostel have Separate Rooms for both Boys and Girl Students. There is a Separate Hostel Facilities available for Male & Female Post Graduated Students. The Hostel is attached with the Mess Facility. It provides Clean & Nutritious Food to the Students with the Good Dining Hall Facilities. The college also has three canteens for students and 1 canteen for staffs.
Kanyakumari Government Medical College have well – Organized Sports Facilities & Club – Activities for the Students. These College have several sports activity like Football, Basketball, Hockey, Tennis, Volleyball and Badminton. This College have Separate Play Ground and Indoor game facilities along with gymnasium.
Kanyakumari Government Medical College have 18 Different types of Scholarships for Encouraging their Studies for the Benefit of the Students.
Kanyakumari Medical College is associated with Kanyakumari Government Hospital. It has 700 Bed strength for the In-Patients. Kanyakumari Government Hospital provides these Services (24×7 – Casualty Services, Emergency Services, In Patient and Out Patient Services, Master Health Check up Services, Blood Bank Services ) for the peoples of kanyakumari district.
Service provided are Anatomy, Physiology, Bio-Chemistry, Community Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics,Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Dental Surgery. This hospital conducts 50 operations on average everyday in their 11 operation theatres. The intensive care units available in this hospital are ICCU, MICU, SICU, RICU, NICU, PICU.
Health Centres – Primary Health Centres and Rural/Urban Health Training Centres
PHC I (RHTC) -Chenbagaramanputhur; located 10 kms from the college
PHC II -Rajakkamangalam; located 10 kms from the college
PHC III -Kothanallur; located 20 kms from the college
How to Reach
Government Medical College is located in Nagercoil, Capital town of Kanyakumari District and 710km from chennai (Tamilnadu capital) and 70km from Trivandrum (Kerala Capital). Located near the Indian peninsula, and in a windy area between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.
Nagercoil has a good network of roads with all the cities in the states, and the college is about 3km from the city by 10 minutes drive. Nagercoil Railway Junction is directly connected by train to almost all metropolitan cities in India and from colleges within 6 km of 15 minutes Journey. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, 72 km from the college and is connected to all major cities and international cities and takes 1: 30hrs.