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Government Kilpauk Medical College opened in 1960, is the premier medical teaching institution in South India that trains medical students every year. In 1924, the institute was started as a Government Indian Medical School and in 1948, the Medical School was renamed Indian College of Medicine and the G.C.I.M degree (Graduate of the College of Indigenous Medicine) was confirmed in its graduates. Subsequently the term Indigenous was replaced by Integrated, indicating that candidates had been trained in the GCIM course for Indigenous and advanced medicine.

In 1960, the Integrated Medicine College became the Government Kilpauk Medical College, with an annual Girls intake of 75 students only. A few years later it became a co-educational institute, which takes in about 100 students annually. In the 1970s, many diploma, PG degree courses and super specialty courses were started.

KMC Chennai has expanded over the years with new postgraduate courses, new disciplines and new infrastructure. The college will become one of the leading service organizations in the region for years to come.

Table of Contents

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

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Quick Summary

Established: 1960
Total MBBS Seats: 150
Tuition Fees: Rs 13610
Hostel Fees: Rs 5000
AIQ Reallocation Fees: Rs 1000
Institution Type: Government
Affiliated To: The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai
All India Ranking: 85
Tamilnadu State Ranking: 04
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: Kilpauk Government Medical College Hospital
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Post Graduate  Courses : 22
Super Specialty  Courses : 08
Other Names: GKPMC, Kilpauk medical college Chennai, Government Medical College Kilpauk Chennai, Government Kilpauk Medical College Chennai, GKMC Chennai
Address: Kilpauk Medical College, 822, Poonamallee High Road, Near Ega Theatre, Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010
Website: http://www.gkmc.in
Contact: +91 44 – 26412979

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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).

Kilpauk medical college Chennai, offers UG-MBBS Course total of 150 seats which are divided as 15% All India quota and 85% Tamilnadu 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 KPMC is done either through All India Medical Counselling as All India Quota 15% seats and balance filled through Tamilnadu State medical counselling as State Quota 85% seats conducted by State medical authorities.

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All India Quota(AIQ) Seats & Cutoff

Kilpauk medical college Chennai has a total of 22 Seats for AIQ which are reserved under UR, SC and ST categories as follows. GN- 17, SC -03, ST -01, GNPH -01

NEET 2019 All Indian Quota Rank for Kilpauk medical college Chennai as shown below:

Category Rank
GN 7038
SC 61932
ST 77287

NEET 2018 All Indian Quota Rank for Kilpauk medical college Chennai as shown below:

Category Rank
GN 4937
SC 56442
ST 58417
GNPH 271707

Tamilnadu State Quota Seats & Cutoff

KPMC has remaining of 116 MBBS seats allotted under TamilNadu State Quota which are reserved under the following categories with Seat Matrix: OC -37, BC -30, BCM -04, MBC -23, SC -18, SCA -03, ST -01.

7.5% Govt School Quota Seats:

OC- 3, BC-3 , MBC – 2, SC-1, SCA – 1.

Special Category Seats:

This medical college has 8 MBBS seats are reserved for Physically Handicapped & Eminent sports person 1 seat.

NEET 2019 Tamilnadu State Quota Cutoff of Kilpauk Medical College as shown below:

Category Cutoff
OC 559
BC 537
BCM 518
MBC 507
SC 434
SCA 390
ST 411

NEET 2018 Tamilnadu State Quota Cutoff of Kilpauk Medical College as shown below:

Category Cutoff
OC 459
BC 434
BCM 387
MBC 393
SC 318
SCA 309
ST 281

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PG Courses

Kilpauk Medical College has 84 PG seats under MD courses and 35 PG seats under MS courses and 38 seats under 8 super speciality courses.

Type PG Course  Seats
MD Pharmacology 03
MD Physiology 01
MD Forensic Medicine 02
MD Radiotherapy/ Radiation Oncology 03
MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 02
MD Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy 02
MD Bio-Chemistry 02
MD Community Medicine 02
MD Microbiology  02
MD Pulmonary Medicine 03
MD Radiology 04
MD Psychiatry 04
MD Paediatrics 10
MD Anaesthesiology 12
MD Pathology 06
MD General Medicine 26
MS Orthopaedics 09
MS General Surgery 22
MD/MS Ophthalmology 02
MD/MS Anatomy 03
MD/MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology 10
DM Nephrology 04
DM Gastroenterology 06
DM Cardiology 04
DM Oncology 04
M.Ch Surgical Oncology 06
M.Ch Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery 06
M.Ch Plastic Surgery 06
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology 02


Kilpauk Medical College having two examination halls, one with 1200 sqm and 750 capacity and other one has 350 capacity with 800sqm. There are four lecture halls available each with 180 capacity. It has one newly constructed Auditorium which can accommodate 750 students. It has separated common rooms for both boys and girls with attached toilet.

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Library of Government Kilpauk Medical College of Chennai has working Hours 8.00 A.M to 8.00 P.M. It has 19,764 books. There are 70 Indian and 30 English Journals are subscribed annually. It has two reading rooms each with 150 seating capacity. Chennai Kilpauk Medical College have availability of E-Library, Internet, Television, Video -cum- recorder. It has offered 2 reading rooms for students and 1 stock rooms for books.



Kilpauk Government Medical College Men’s hostel has a total of 100 -rooms in five blocks, including UG and P.G. block. There are 15 -single Rooms, and 25 -double occupancy Rooms, and 60- triple occupancy Rooms. This Hostel has 48- Bathrooms and 51 -Toilets.Kilpauk Medical College of Chennai’s Ladies Hostel consists of 90 – rooms including double Rooms and 6 – triple Rooms with three floor. women hostel has 18- Bathrooms and 18- Toilets. Rent of the Government Kilpauk Medical college is too low. The hostel fees are Rs 40 per day for single Rooms, Rs.25/ for Double Rooms, Rs.20 for Triple Rooms.

The other charges include Electricity charges ofRs.125/month, Rs.125/month for Water charges, and Rs.125/month for Establishment Charges per student. Kilpauk Medical College’s hostel Mess Charge for Undergraduate Rs.39/- per day per Student, for Postgraduate Rs.40/- per day per Student. Both Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian food is available in the mess. The hostel is equipped with a reading hall, TV Hall, gymnasium, refrigerator and washing machines for students to use.

Affiliated Hospitals

Kilpauk Medical College is affiliated to four hospitals excluding the Kilpauk medical college hospital. They are Government Royapettah hospital, Thiruvoteeswarar Govt Hospital of Thoracic Medicine-Otteri, Govt Peripheral Hospital-Anna Nagar, Govt. Peripheral Hospital-K.K.Nagar.This Hospital has 530 beds. It has been receiving 5433 outpatients per day. Kilpauk Medical College Hospital is famous for two specialities. It has a special ward with close to 50 beds for treating burns and acids. This hospital has 24 operation theatres, which are divided into 21 major and 3 minor operation theatres.

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

    • RHTC – Nandhivaram; located 20 kms from the college
    • UHTC – Shenoy nagar; located 03 kms from the college

How to Reach

Kilpauk Government Medical College is located in Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamilnadu. Also known as Madras, Chennai is the largest cultural, economic and educational center in South India. Chennai attracts 45 per cent of health tourists visiting India and 30 to 40 per cent of domestic health tourists as it is called “Indian health capital.

The Medical College is located in the heart of the city, as it can be reached daily by local transport such as buses, vans, taxis, auto-ricks and taxi meters with calls about 10min travel. Chennai Koyambedu Bus Station was the largest bus station in Asia and is well connected with other regions and is located 14 km from the college with a travel time of 30 min.

The city has a larger railway network that hosts the Southern Railway main railway and the city has four major railway terminals such as Chennai Central, Egmore, Chennai Beach and Tambaram. Chennai Central and Egmore are 3.5 km from the Medical College and are a 15-minute drive away. Moreover, Chennai has an International Airport and is the fourth busiest in India, connected to major hubs around the world, located 20 km from the college, with travel time of 45 min.

1 Review

Ashok Raj
March 6, 2020 at 7:14 pm

I’m proud to say that as a student of Kilpauk medical institution…This 50-year-old prestigious college that offers through the KMC hospital, it provide this area people’s health care in different specialities…

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