Sivagangai Government Medical College was started in the year 2012-13 in the Sivagangai District with a yearly intake of 100 students for Medicine (MBBS) Course. This is situated in a land of 30 acres and was built at a cost of 114 crores. The students are educated by dedicated and well-qualified teachers. Around 315 faculties are working in Sivagangai Government Medical College. Sivagangai Government Medical College is Recognized when degree granted on or after February, 2017. This College and Hospital have a calm and peaceful atmosphere and good accessibility. The motto is to strive hard to bring out the good capability in each and every student in both academic and extracurricular career and to shine among all Medical Colleges. This Medical College has sufficient building infrastructures including Hospital facilities which would help the students for their academic career.
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).
Sivagangai Government Medical College annually admits 100 students in the medical stream at the undergraduate (UG) level of the MBBS course. The total annual intake seats for UG are divided into AIQ by 15% and state quota at 85%.
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 Sivagangai Medical College is done through All India Medical Counselling for management Quota(15 % of MBBS seats) or through Tamil Nadu State medical counselling(85% quota) conducted by state medical authorities. Contact the college authority for Management quota seats to know more detailed admission procedures.
All India Quota(AIQ) Seats & Rank
Sivagangai Medical College has a total of 15% Seats for All India Quota which are reserved under following categories with seat Matrix(2018): GN -11, GNPH -01, SC -02, ST -01
NEET 2018 All India Quota(AIR) Rank for Sivagangai Medical College as shown below:
TamilNadu State Quota Seats & Cutoff
Sivagangai Government Medical College has reamining of 85% MBBS are seats allotted under TamilNadu state Counselling, which are reserved under the folllowing categories with Seat Matrix(2018): BC -38, BCM -07, MBC -24, SC -13, SCA -02, ST -01
The last year 2018 Cutoff for Sivagangai Government Medical College who got MBBS seat under various State Quota reservation categories are given 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 Sivagangai 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 GMC Sivagangai.
Sivagangai Government Medical College Laboratory is equipped with overall 1000 Books. In that Several Journals & 100 books covering various subsections of Physiology, 120 books covering various subsections of the anatomy including Gross Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, Osteology, Surface Markings, Embalming & Radiological Anatomy. Then 120 books covering various subsections of Biochemistry. And 85 books include basic science, pathology, surgical pathology and Haematology subjects. 80 to 100 books including various subsections of Microbiology. Moreover, have a departmental library with 82 books for reference by staff members. Then it has 80 to 100 books dealing with Forensic medicine & Toxicology, like that next 80 to 100 books dealing with Forensic medicine & Toxicology
Sivagangai Government Medical College Laboratory is equipped with facilities for specimen examination, tests & forensic Histopathology, Serology, Anthropology & Toxicology tests and it has a number of laboratories in each Departments they are Listed out below:
Histology Laboratory:Anatomy department has 150 sq.m histology lab with a capacity of 100 students. The lab is provided with 85 light microscopes & 5 dissection microscopes. Histology laboratory also has a histology section preparing room with adequate facilities.
Research Laboratory: The department has an air-conditioned and well-equipped laboratory with internet facility with ongoing research on Morphology of Papillary muscles in Left ventricle, Branching pattern of right Coronary artery
In Haematology Laboratory the adequate equipment is available for all the haematology experiments. Instruction for whole batch and demonstration for students in small groups was done by the staff. Clinical Physiology Laboratory has a fully equipped Lab to do the clinical examinations of all the systems is available. In addition, students are trained to do Perimetry, ECG, EEG recording, Stenography, Spirometry, Mossoergography etc. Mammalian Laboratory has facilities available to do all the Mammalian experiment. The experiments are demonstrated to study the various aspects of Blood Pressure, respiration and internal movements. And in Amphibian Laboratory have Demonstration classes are conducted for the students on various Amphibian Experiments to enrich their knowledge in muscle physiology.
Research Laboratory contains Physiographs, Polygraph, Blood gas analyzer, Colorimeter, Bicycle Ergometer etc. available in the Research Lab, which is air-conditioned and well equipped with internet facilities. Practical Class Room Laboratory which can provide accommodation for 60 students and Practical Laboratory students lab is equipped with 60 monocular microscopes, charts, histopathology slides, gross specimens, examination table with electric supply, lights and central gas connection. Then In Morbid Anatomy & Histopathology/ Cytopathology Laboratory is fully equipped histopathological lab has been started with trained lab technicians. Surgical specimens from surgical departments, biopsy specimens from OPD procedure and specimens from the forensic department ( autopsy)are received for histopathological examination.
Sivagangai Government Medical College Students are provided with In-campus hostel facilities and the staffs are provided with staff quarters. The Hostel is situated in front of the College Library and easily accessible to both the lecture halls which is situated on either side of the Library. This is a newly constructed building of 4 floors and an open terrace. The Hostel is well guarded by securities round the clock. The students are accommodated on sharing basis and well-maintained washrooms and toilets are located at each end of the corridor which is being maintained and kept clean by cleaning personnel.
In Ground Floor, the students are offered with more benches and relaxing space with overhead protection from rain by a roof. Then having washing-stones and clothes drying facility even during rainy seasons also. There is a Room for the Warden in the ground. Each floor is provided with geysers for the supply of hot water round the clock. Then having a continuous CCTV monitoring system with 5 cameras at the entrance of the hostel and other premises of the hostel. A Separate well-equipped gymnasium for girls. Then having 3 recreation halls which are well equipped with television, sports articles like Table Tennis Board, Volleyball, Throw the ball, Shuttle – Cock, Carrom board, Chess Board etc.
The Hostel-Mess contains the kitchen and the dining room where about 100 students can dine at the same time. There is the provision of pure drinking water (hot & cold) round the clock by an RO water purifying system.
Sivagangai Medical College Hospital also has facilities such as advanced Operation Theatre facility, Emergency 24-hour Casualty, Trauma ward, Triage ward, in the surgical field, Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit. Special facilities such as NICU, PICU wards have been established in Pediatrics Speciality to bring down the Paediatric Mortality rate.
Chief Ministers Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme, 108 Ambulance facility are some of the special services rendered by this medical College Hospital.
The anti-ragging committee organizes various activities to prevent ragging within the hospital & college premises. Warning notices bearing strict prohibition of ragging have been put up in various places in the college, hospital and hostel to create awareness among students that ragging is a punishable offence.
Sivagangai Government Medical College Hospital is housed with 500 bedded ward in two blocks with 200 beds and 300 beds respectively.
Out Patient Services
A Separate block houses the Out-patient Services timings are from 7.30AM to 12 Noon daily. The patients are seen separately in Male and female OPDs. Computerized OP tickets issuing facility is provided. Separate counters for New, Old patients and Handicapped Patients. Separate OP rooms for all the departments, Injection room, surgical dressing room, Clinical labs and Pharmacy are available in the OP block itself. Help Desk is available to guide the patients
Sivagangai Government Medical College Hospital houses a 500 bedded ward for accommodating the In-Patients Separate ward for General medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, TB & Chest Medicine, Dental Surgery are available. Emergency Equipment and drugs are available in every ward for better health care service to the patients.
Casualty block is situated at the entrance of 300 bedded ward and the OP ticket is given at the entrance around the clock. Emergency Casualty care for accident victims, poison victims, acute cardiac patients and pregnancy-related problems are provided round the clock. Casualty block is equipped with sufficient life-saving equipment and drugs such as ventilators, Defibrillators, Patient Monitoring systems etc.
108 Ambulance Service
The Emergency Ambulance Service is available 24×7, which anyone can benefit by dialling the number 108 on their phone during the case of an emergency. This service facilitates to bring the patient in need of emergency health care in time, thus saving the life of a patient.
CMCHIS (Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme)
Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme is a novel scheme initiated by the Government of Tamilnadu to provide a tertiary level of health care to the poor. A separate air-conditioned ward with a dedicated team of Doctors, Nurses and Paramedical staff are available round the clock to provide better Medical and surgical treatment.
Sivagangai Government Medical College Hospital Accommodates all the Broad Speciality departments, Pre and Para Clinical departments as per MCI norms.
Pre-Clinical : Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
Para-Clinical: In Para Clinical Section having Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine and Social & Preventive Medicine.
Clinical: In Clinical Section having Internal Medicine, Paediatric Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesia, Dental Surgery, Radiology, TB & Chest Medicine.
Anatomy – The Anatomy Department in Government Sivagangai Medical College, started functioning with the first batch of MBBS students in the academic year 2012-13. This Department having 6 Teaching Staff and 3 Non-Teaching Staff. The Infrastructure of these departments has Demonstration rooms, Dissection Hall, Embalming Room, Cold Storage Room, Museum, Histology Laboratory, Library, Research Laboratory, Body Donation.
Physiology – Department of Physiology was started with adequate staff and other facility needed. This Department having 6 Teaching Staff and 3 Non-Teaching Staff. The Infrastructure of this departments have Laboratories like Haematology Lab, Clinical Physiology Lab, Mammalian Laboratory, Amphibian Lab, Research Lab and Demonstration Hall with accommodation facility for 50 students, adjoining the Labs with audio-visual aids is present. Then this Department having Library with journals & 100 books covering various subsections of Physiology. In Academic Activities having Theory Classes, Practical Classes and Tutorials.
Biochemistry – The Biochemistry Department in Government Sivagangai Medical College and Hospital started functioning from 2011 – 2012 academic year onwards. This Department having 5 Teaching Staff and 4 Non-Teaching Staff. The Infrastructure of these departments have 2 Demonstration Rooms which can provide Accommodation for 60 students with OHP facility and there is a practical class laboratory which can provide accommodation for 60 students. Research Department has an air-conditioned and well-equipped laboratory with internet facility and the department has a library with journals & 120 books covering various subsections of Biochemistry.
Health Centres – Primary Health Centres and Rural/Urban Health Training Centres
PHC I (RHTC) -Poovanthi; located 22km from the college
PHC II (UHTC)- Women and children Hospital Sivagangai; located 03km from the college
How to Reach
Sivagangai Government Medical College is located at Vaniyangudi Village, Manamadurai road, about 4 kms from the main town on the route to Manamadurai. It has a railway station and well connected by roads. It also has an airport which is located at 52.5 kms from Sivagangai City. Sivagangai Medical College is located at 5 kilometres from the city Railway station. It is located at just 2.4 kms from the Annamalai Nagar Bus Stand.