Thanjavur Medical College was started in 1959, to meet the medical care needs of people in and around the Thanjavur district. From that day on, if it has grown gradually as a multi-specialty graduate institution. Thanjavur Medical College has two hospitals, namely the government: Raja Mirasudar and Thanjavur Medical College Hospital.
since its inception, almost 54 years when Thanjavur Medical College is prepared to promote the transformation in medical care and the guiding principles are equity in health, a means of continuous learning, new knowledge through research, innovation throughout the process of care and the creation of modern medical care for our poor and needy people.
In addition, theMedical college must achieve better health / well-being for populations at an affordable cost, driven by quality and value. Thanjavur Medical College is surrounded by a vast landscape and offers training for UG and PG with different specialties. Now, the institution recognizes students for various certificate courses introduced by Govt.of Tamilnadu for paramedics such as Theater Technicians, Anesthesia Technicians. ECG technicians and so on.
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).
Thanjavur Medical College(TMC) offers in the medical stream at the undergraduate (UG) level of MBBS course with admits 150 students annually. Total annual intake seats for UG is divided as 15% to AIQ and 85% to 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) 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 Thanjavur Medical College is done through All India Medical Counselling as AIQ for 15 % of MBBS seats and remaining through Tamil Nadu State medical counselling as State Quota 85% seats, conducted by state medical authorities.
All India Quota(AIQ) Seats & Cutoff
The All India Quota(AIQ) 15% MBBS seats of 23 students last Rank details for Thanjavur Medical College, are shown below which is allotted through All India Counselling. The seat Matrix are(2018) : GN – 18, SC-03, ST-01, GNPH-01
Tamil Nadu State Quota(SQ) Seats & Cutoff
The remaining 85% seats for Thanjavur Medical College of 127 students are filled byTamilnadu State Quota Counselling, which are reserved following category with seat Matrix: OC- 09, BC- 56, BCM – 08, MBC – 27, SC-22, SCA-04, ST-01
NEET 2018 Tamilnadu State Quota Cutoff for Thanjavur Medical College 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 Thanjavur 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 Thanjavur Medical College.
TJMC offers the following PG courses and these courses Admissions are based on the score obtained in the NEET-PG examination and the selection process is conducted by Directorate of Medical Education, Tamilnadu. Herewith mentioned seat intakes for each course as follows:
M.Ch – Neuro Surgery
M.Ch – Plastic Surgery
M.Ch – Paediatric Surgery
Thanjavur Medical College is a referral teaching hospital and campus covers an area of 1 Sq.Km. TMC hospital started with a bedded capacity of 650 in the 1960s and it has emerged into an institution of higher learning in medicine and research with bed strength of 300. The college has additional campus facilities such as Hostel, Counseling centre, Hospital, Library, Medical Facilities, Class Room, Wi-Fi are available.
Thanjavur Medical College has well-experienced faculties as Doctors having the strength of 113 in all departments as Professor, Asst Professor, Associate Professor, Lecturer etc..
Thanjavur Medical College has several facilities that include a sufficiently loaded library that has a vast collection of books, journals and magazines, highly ventilated lecture halls, well-managed canteen and cafeteria, sports facilities, transportation facility for students, health care and clinical facilities available in the affiliated hospitals of the college. The college has separate labs of different departments provided with the latest equipment.
Separate hostels for girls and boys with fully furnished and located on the eastern edge of the campus. Hostel Fleming, Hostel Paradise & House of Lords are for boys. Hostel Skylark & Hostel Paragon are for girls. CRRI Hostel for house surgeons for Men & Women.
A New hospital complex for Thanjavur Medical College started in 2010 with the function of 300-beds, out-patient ward, and laboratory centre. The super-speciality departments also functioning in the same complex which includes Neuro Surgery, Cardiology, Medical Gastroenterology, Neurology, Urology, Nephrology, Surgical Gastroenterology, Thoracic Medicine, Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (ENT), Cardio-Thoracic Medicine and casualty, ENT, gynaecology and paediatrics departments are functioning in Rajah Mirasudhar Government Hospital which is located in town.
At the time of inception 500 beds were sanctioned for the admission of inpatients. Due to increasing need, the bed strength was raised to 678. However, 850 to 1000 patients are treated as inpatients daily in addition to thousands of outpatients
Primary Health Centres and Rural/Urban Health Training Centres:
PHC I (RHTC)-Vallam; located – 4 km from the college
PHC II (RHTC)-Budallur; located – 30 km from the college
PHC III (RHTC)-Naducauvery; located – 16 km from the college
PHC II (UHTC)-Kallukulam; located – 4 km from the college
How to Reach
The Thanjavur Medical College campus is situated in Thanjavur, South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s the ancient Cholas capital, formerly known as Tanjore is well known for its culture & Education. The famous Hindu temple Brahadishwara (Big temple) which is built by Rajarajachola during the 11th century and its one of the UNESCO world heritage sites.
The Thanjavur is well connected by road as well as rail network and the Medical college is located 7km from the city, which can be reach by within 15min. The nearest airport is Neighbour city of Trichy International Airport with a distance of 60KM and its well connected with Domestic and International cities, with travel duration of an hour.