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K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College was started in the year 1997, named after K.A.P. Viswanatham, who is a well-known Tamil scholar. K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College offers admission to undergraduate and graduate courses. The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital is attached to the K.A.P.V Medical College and is 2 km from the university campus. This hospital is named after the Government Hospital of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial of the Father of our Nation. Since 1857 the hospital has been very valuable and this hospital has been providing the best medical care for over 152 years.

Table of Contents

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

Quick Summary

Established: 1997
Total MBBS Seats: 150
Tuition Fees: Rs 14800/Year
Hostel Fees: Rs 4,500
AIQ Reallocation Fees: 950
Institution Type: Government
Affiliated To: The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
All India Ranking: 93
Tamil Nadu State Ranking: 10
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital
Average Daily Out-Patients: 4566
Total Beds Available : 1185
Post Graduate Medical Courses : 12
Super Specialty Medical Courses : 02
Other Names: KAP Viswanatham Medical College, KAPVGMC, KAPV Government Medical College, Trichy Government Medical College, GMC Tiruchirapalli.
Address: K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College, Periyamilaguparai, Collector’s office Road, Trichy, Tamil Nadu – 620001.
Website: http://www.kapvgmc.ac.in/
Contact: +91 431-2401011
Mobile: 9443021206

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).

KAPV Government Medical College offers MBBS Course has a total of 150 seats annually which are divided as 15% All India Quota(AIQ) and remaining 85% for Tamilnadu State Quota(SQ).

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 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 KAP Viswanatham Medical College admission is done through All India Medical Counselling as 15% for All India Quota and balance through Tamil Nadu State medical counselling(85% quota) conducted by state medical authorities.

All India Quota(AIQ) Seats & Rank

K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College Trichy has a total of 22 Seats are allotted through All India Quota(AIQ) which are reserved under categories with seat Matrix: GN -16 , SC -04 , ST – 01, GNPH-01.

NEET 2018 All India Quota(AIQ) Rank for Government Medical College Trichy as shown below:

Category Rank
GN 6684
SC 63326
ST 75922
GNPH 233939

Tamilnadu State Quota Seats & Cutoff

The remaining 85% state Quota of KAPVGMC as 128 MBBS seats are allotted under TamilNadu state quota which are reserved under following categories wise: OC-06, BC-65, BCM-05, MBC-31, SC-16, SCA-04, ST-01

NEET 2018 Tamilnadu State Quota Cutoff for Government Medical College Trichy shown below:

Category Cutoff
OC 426
BC 398
BCM 373
MBC 359
SC 291
SCA 250
ST 349

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 Trichy Government 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 KAP viswanatham Medical College Trichy.

PG Courses

The Trichy Govt Medical College offers admission to the following postgraduate courses and higher specialties. The number of seats available in each of these courses is indicated. Check the website for updated information about the courses, the current PG admission bulletin, the number of seats and more details about the admission process.

Type PG Course Seats
MD General Medicine 14
MD Pathology 06
MD Microbiology 03
MD Paediatrics 09
MD Psychiatry 04
MD Bio-Chemistry 02
MD Anaesthesiology 13
MS Orthopaedics 05
MS General Surgery 16
MD/MS Obstetrtics & Gynaecology 09
MD/MS Anatomy 03
MD/MS Ophthalmology 02


K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College campus has spread over more than 44 acres of land with beautiful landscapes all-round. College buildings are built up in a total of 21.74 acres. This Medical College Hospital and OPD buildings are built in 22, 44 acres and Hostel blocks are built-in the rest of the areas. This Government Medical College has separate Hostel and residential Complex for students and staff with more than a 9600 sq.mt area. This Medical College was built with all sort of facilities as required in MCI

Lecture Hall

KAPV Medical College has two Examination halls is built-in totally 500sq.mt, these examination halls have 250 students seating capacity in each. There is Auditorium was built in 1264 sq.mt and available with 750 seating capacity. This Government Medical College has a total of five lecture halls. There are four Lecture halls available in College building with a capacity of 200 students in each. One lecture hall is available in Hospital buildings with 200 seating capacity. These Lecture halls are built as gallery type with air-conditioned and Audio and Video facilities. Separate Common Rooms are available and built with an area of 150 Sq.mt in each with attached toilet facilities.


Since 1999, K.A.P. The Viswanathan State Medical College Library is functioning in its own building. This with an air conditioning complex built-in 2425 sq.mt, reading rooms, and stock room. This Library working hour is from 8 am to 8 pm. There are two reading rooms available in Inside and Outside. These reading rooms are having 150 students seating capacity in each. There are separate reading rooms are available for PG students and staff with more than 30 seating capacity. This Library has a total of 11,205 Medical textbooks.100 Journals are available here, those are 70 Indian and 30 foreign journals. In the E-library section, it has 40 computers and other facilities are available. The central Photography section is also available with needed equipment and staff.



KAPV Government Medical college’s Hostel and residential complex was built in more than 9,600 sq.mt inside the college campus. This complex has separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls students. Boys Hostel has 91 rooms with a comfortable bedding arrangement, good water facilities, and toilet facilities, this hostel providing 273 accommodation facilities. Girls hostel also has 127 rooms with more than 370 accommodation facilities and all sorts of facilities as the previous hostel and These Hostels have good Canteen facilities with hygienic foods and comfortable dining rooms.

It has separated PG hostel and Interns Hostel are available with 143 rooms and separated Nurses hostel is available with 112 rooms. This campus also has teaching and non-teaching staff residential facilities. Students are monitored by the hostel wardens. complete safety of the students is monitored and ratification by the Gender Harassment committee and Anti Ragging Committee. Separated Air-conditioned visitor rooms and air-conditioned study rooms with computer and internet facilities are available.

Sports and Recreation facility:

KAPV College has a separated recreation room with Television, Music and indoor games for both boys and girls hostel. Here Indoor Games are available with all sorts of stuff. Spacious playfields are available for Outdoor Games available with needed stuff. The gymnasium is also available with complete equipment in both Hostels.

Affiliated Hospitals

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital is the teaching Hospital of KAPV Medical College. one of the oldest hospitals in Tamil Nadu, it’s been serving people for more than 150 years. This hospital is spread over more than 22 acres Approximately more than 4500 outpatients are visiting here, totally 1185 beds are available. This Hospital is equipped with the latest treatment facilities and multi-treatment care. Inpatient facility available with intensive care units for surgical, medical, obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatrics are available. Central Oxygen supply central section facility and ventilators, laboratory service also available.

General medicine and General Surgery has 200 beds in each. Pediatrics, Orthopedics Obstetrics and Gynaecology with more than 120 beds in each. TB and respiratory medicines and Psychiatry have 30 in each. ENT, Dermatology, and Ophthalmology have 30 beds. The central clinical laboratory of this hospital is control under the Pathology department and also separate section like Microbiology, Hematology, and Biochemistry departments are available. There are 13 Operation theatres are available in this Hospital and those are 11 Major and 2 for Minor Operation facilities. Intensive care units like ICCU have 5 beds, ICU with 11 beds, SICU has 5 beds NICU and PICU have a total of 30 beds are available. These units are fully air-conditioned and Central Oxygen Supply, Monitor, Ventilator and Pulse Oximeter facilities are available.

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

  • RHTC – Inamkulathur; located 25 km from the college
  • UHTC – Woraiyur; located 6 km from the college

How to Reach

KAP Viswanatham Medical College is located  in the heart of Rockfort City, Tiruchirapalli in Tamilnadu State. Tiruchirapalli is also called Trichy and is the fourth largest city as well as the fourth largest urban agglomeration in the state. Trichy is Located 322 kilometres south of Chennai(State Capital) and 374 kilometres north of Kanyakumari, sits almost at the geographic centre of the state. As the center of the state, its well connected with all other regions by all transport networks like Road, Rail and Air.

The city has two major bus terminial Chatram Bus Stand and Central Bus Stand, both of which operate intercity services and local transport to suburban areas. The Medical college is located center of the city as Central Bus Stand has 0.5km distance and can reach within 5 min.

Tiruchirappalli Railway Junction is one of Major rail network and its Good connectivity with most important cities and towns in India. The Medical College situated 1km distance from Trichy Railway Station and can reach within 10 min. The airport, making it the only airport in India with this huge variation Trichy has a International Airport and handles fivefold more international air traffic than domestic services, which is located 7 km from the college and can reach within 15 min through Race Course Road and NH336.

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