Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R Medical University – TNMGRMU University

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The need to have a separate Medical University in Tamil Nadu exclusively to deal with Medical Education and Research at Under graduate, Post graduate and Doctoral level was keenly felt for over a period of years and was under active consideration of the State Government since 1980.

The State Government appointed a High Level Committee consisting of, Dr.A.Venugopal, Dr.M.Natarajan and Dr.S. Kameswaran to go into all aspects of establishing a separate Medical University and make suitable recommendations to the State Government.

The need to have a separate Medical University in Tamil Nadu exclusively to deal with Medical Education and Research at Under graduate, Post graduate and Doctoral level was keenly felt for over a period of years and was under active consideration of the State Government since 1980.

The State Government appointed a High Level Committee consisting of Dr. A. Venugopal, Dr.M.Natarajan and Dr.S.Kameswaran to go into all aspects of establishing a separate Medical University and make suitable recommendations to the State Government.

The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University Act, 1987 ( Act No.37 of 1987 ) received the assent of the President of India on 24th September, 1987. By Act No.9 of 1991, it was ordered that the Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, Act 1987. This affiliating University started functioning from July 1988 and is governed by the said Act.

The Students admitted to the various Medical and Paramedical courses after 01.03.1988 only come under this Medical University as per Government notification issued in G.O.Ms.No.1628 / Health, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy and Family Welfare Department dated 23.08.1988.

The Administrative office of the University was initially functioning in a very small rented building at Velachery Road, Guindy, Chennai – 600 032 from 12.07.1988. From May 1989 the administrative office of the University was functioning at a rented seven Storeyed building owned by Periyar Trust at 52, E.V.K. Sampath Salai, Vepery, Chennai – 600 007.

At present the University is functioning in its own building at Nawab Garden, 69, Anna Salai, Guindy, Chennai – 600 032 with effect from 12.06.1994. The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is situated in Southern part of the City of Chennai ( formerly Madras ) in the State of Tamilnadu, South India.

It is about 6 Km from the Chennai International & National Airport and about 12km from the Chennai Central Railway Station. It is one of the premier Medical Universities of India named after the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, late Dr. M.G.Ramachandran ( M.G.R ) and it is the second largest Health Sciences University in India.

University Grants Commission High Level Committee consisting of 4 members Prof. S.K. Kacker, Director – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. D.S. Agarwal, Ex-Dean, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, Dr. D.S. Dubey, Director, JIPMER & Mr. G.S. Bawa, representative of University Grants Commission visited the University in April 1993 to study the working of the University.

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I ) Medical :

a ) Under Graduate Course :

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery ( M.B.B.S )

b ) Post Graduate Diploma Courses :

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( D.G.O ), Clinical Pathology ( D.C.P ), Child Health ( D.C.H ), Medical Radio Diagnosis ( D.M.R ), Medical Radio Therapy ( D.M.R.T ), Anaesthesiology ( D.A ), Public Health ( D.P.H ), Psychological Medicine ( D.P.M ),Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases ( D.T.C.D ), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ( D.Phys M Ed ), Diabetology ( D.Diab ), Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy ( D.D.V.L ), Orthopaedic ( D.Ortho ), Ophthalmology ( D.O ), Oto Rhino Laryngology ( D.L.O ),

c ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • i ) M.D Programs :  Doctor of Medicine, General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pathology,  Microbiology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Radio Diagnosis,  Radio Therapy, Anaesthesiology, Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine, Geriatrics, Pulmonary Medicine, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion.
  • ii ) Master of Surgery :  General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Anatomy

d ) Post Graduate Super Speciality Courses :

  • i ) DM Courses :  Doctor of Science, Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Medical Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, Rheumatology, Clinical Haematology, neonatology,
  • ii ) M.Ch Courses : Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Urology, Paediatric Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology and Proctology,  Surgical Oncology, Vascular Surgery

II ) Dental :

a ) Under Graduate Course :

  • B.D.S ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery )

b ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • M.D.S Programs : Master of Dental Surgery, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge,  Periodontology,Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Public Health Dentistry Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Radiology

III ) Indian Medicine and Homeopathy :

a ) Under Graduate Courses :

  • B.S.M.S Siddha Maruthuva Arignar ( Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Surgery )
  • B.A.M.S Ayurvedacharya ( Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery )
  • B.U.M.S Kamil – e – Tib – o – Jarahat ( Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery )
  • Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery ( B.H.M.S )
  • Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences ( B.N.Y.S )

b ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • MD Programs : Siddha Marutthuvam, Siddha Gunapaadam, Siddha Sirappu Marutthuvam, Siddha Kuzandhai Maruthuvam, Siddha Noinadal, Siddha Nanju Noolum Maruthua Neethinoolum

IV ) Allied Health Sciences :

( a ) Nursing

i ) Under Graduate Courses :

  • B.Sc – Nursing ( Basic )
  • B.Sc – Nursing for Trained Nurses

ii ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • M.Sc  ( N ) Master of Science in Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Child Health ( Paediatric ) Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health ( Psychiatric ) Nursing

( b ) Pharmacy :

i ) Under Graduate Course :

  • B.Pharm – Bachelor of Pharmacy

ii ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • M.Pharmacy Progams : Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmacy Practice, Pytopharmacy and Pytomedicine,

iii ) Integrated Degree Course :

  • Pharm.D – Doctor of Pharmacy

(c) Physiotherapy :

i ) Under Graduate Course :

  • B.P.T – Bachelor of Physiotherapy

ii ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • M.P.T – Master of Physiotherapy

iii ) Elective Subjects :

Advance Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardio Pulmonary Disease, Sports Physiotherapy,  Paediatric Neurology,  Hand Conditions, Community Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

( d ) Occupational Therapy :

i ) Under Graduate Course :

  • B.O.T – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

ii ) Post Graduate Degree Courses :

  • M.O.T – Master of Occupational Therapy

iii ) Elective Subjects :

  • Advance Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics, Mental Health, Neurology, Orthopaedics,

( e ) Others :

  • B.M.R.S – Bachelor of Medical Record Science
  • B.Sc. ( MLT ) Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • B.Sc – Bachelor of Science in Optometry
  • Diploma in Health Promotion Education
  • Diploma in Applied Nutrition and Dietetics

i ) Post Graduate Diploma in Learning Disability :

  • Master of Public Health
  • M.Sc Programs : Epidemiology, Biochemistry ( Non Clinical ), Microbiology ( Non Clinical ), Medical Sociology, Bio – Statistics, Hospital Administration ( Non Medical ), Biochemistry ( Non Medical )

v ) P.G. Diploma in Medical Sciences :

  • HIV Medicine, Occupational Health, Palliative Medicine, Immunology, Medical Genetics, Critical Care in Medicine, Clinical Diabetology, Diagnostics Ultrasound ( OBS &GYN ), Clinical Laboratory Medicine.

v ) Certificate Courses :

  • Aesthetics Dentistry, Endodontics, Research Methodology, Laser Dentistry, Dental Implantology

VI ) Distance Education Programs :

  • Dipoloma in Family Medicine ( 2 years )

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Faculties in the University :

  • Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine and Medical Specialties
  • Faculty of Surgery and Surgical Specialities
  • Faculty of Pediatrics and Pediatrics Specialties
  • Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynecology and related Specialities
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Physiotherapy
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Siddha
  • Faculty of Ayurveda
  • Faculty of Unani
  • Faculty of Homeopathy
  • Faculty of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences
  • Faculty of Bio – Medical Sciences Community Health
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and History of Medicine

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  • Department of Experimental Medicine
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Medical Genetics
  • Department of Tranfusion Medicine
  • Department of Curriculum Devbelopment
  • Department ofmmunoloigy
  • Department of Siddha

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Tamil Nadu Medical University Affiliated Colleges :

Affiliated Institutions – Dental Colleges

1.BSc Nursing4 YearsCandidates shall be 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
Candidates shall be the passing of Higher Secondary school certificate Examination ( 12 years course ), or Senior School Certificate Examination ( 10+2 ). ( or )
Pre - degree Examination ( 10+2 ), or an equivalent with 12 years schooling from a recognized board or university with science ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology ) and English with minimum of 45% aggregate marks ( PCBE ).
Further 5% relaxation is permitted to SC / ST students.
Candidates shall be medically fit.
2.Post Basic BSc Nursing2 YearsPassed the Higher Secondary or Senior Secondary or Intermediate or 10+2 or an equivalent examination recognized by the university for this purpose. Those who have done 10+1 in or before 1986, will be eligible.
Obtained a certificate in General Nursing and Midwifery and registered as R.N.R.M. with the State Nurses Registration Council.
3.Advanced Certificate Course in Critical Care Nursing ( ACCN )6 MonthsB. Sc. Nursing, General Nursing & Midwifery ( GNM ) or equivalent.
Admission Based on marks in Qualifying Examination followed by Personal Interview.

Affiliated Institution – Government Colleges

Delhi Office :

A3 / 2, Vasanth Vihar,
New Delhi -110 057,
Phone No. : +91.11 - 26143064, 26143075.
Hyderabad Office :

# 404, Pavani Estate,
Road No.2, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad - 500 034,
Phone No. : +91 - 40 - 65246025, 09392074416.

Affiliated Institutions – Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy

S.NoName of the State / UTCourses for which applications will not be accepted
1.Andhra PradeshB.Ed., Hindi Pandit Training ( HPT )
2.Daman & DiuD.EI.Ed. ( PTC )
3.GujaratD.EI.Ed., B.Ed.
4.HaryanaD.EI.Ed., B.Ed. D.P.Ed., B.REd.
5.Himachal PradeshD.EI.Ed., B.Ed.
6.KarnatakaD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., B.REd.
7.KeralaD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., D.REd., B.P.Ed.
8.Madhya PradeshB.Ed., B.REd.
9.MaharashtraD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., M.Ed., B.REd.
10.PuducherryD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., B.REd.
11.PunjabB.Ed., B.REd.
12.RajasthanD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., Shiksha Shastri, M.Ed.
13.Tamil NaduD.EI.Ed., B.Ed., M.Ed, and Language Pandit Courses.
14.Uttar PradeshB.Ed., B.REd.
15.UttrakhandB.Ed., B.REd.

Affiliated Institutions – Allied Health Science

The University of Burdwan Rajbati Burdwan ( Private Aided Colleges )
Abhedananda MahavidyalayaAchhruram Memorial CollegeAghore Kamini Prakash Chandra MahavidyalayaAnanda Marg CollegeArambag Girls' College
Arsha CollegeAsansol Girls' CollegeBalagarh B.K. MahavidyalayaBalarampur CollegeBankura Christian College
Bankura Sammilani CollegeBankura Zilla Saradamani Mahila MahavidyapithBanwarilal Bhalotia CollegeBarabazar Bikram Tudu Memorial CollegeBarjora College
Bejoy Narayan MahavidyalayaBidhan Chandra CollegeBikramjeet Goswami Memorial CollegeBirbhum MahavidyalayaBolpur College
Burdwan Raj CollegeChandidas MahavidyalayaChandrapur CollegeChatra Ramai Pandit MahavidyalayaChhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya
Deshbandhu MahavidyalayaDr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti MahavidyalayaDr. Gourmohan Roy CollegeDurgapur Women's CollegeGalsi Mahavidyalaya
Gobindaprasad MahavidyalayaGushkara MahavidyalayaHiralal Bhakat CollegeHooghly Women's CollegeIndas Mahavidyalaya
Jagannath Kishore CollegeJamalpur MahavidyalayaJamini Roy CollegeKabi Joydeb MahavidyalayaKabi Nazrul College
Kabi Sukanta MahavidyalayaKabikankan Mukundaram MahavidyalayaKalna CollegeKandra Radha Kanta Kundu MahavidyalayaKashipur Michael Madhusudan Mahavidyalaya
Katwa CollegeKazi Nazrul Islam MahavidyalayaKhalisani MahavidyalayaKhandra CollegeKhatra Adibasi Mahavidyalaya
Krishna Chandra CollegeKulti CollegeM.U.C. Women's CollegeMahatma Gandhi CollegeManbhum Mahavidyalaya
Mankar CollegeMemari CollegeMichael Madhusudan Memorial CollegeMohanananda CollegeNetaji Mahavidyalaya
Netaji Subhas Ashram MahavidyalayaNikhil Banga Sikshan MahavidyalayaNistarini CollegeOnda Thana MahavidyalayaPadmaja Naidu College of Music
Panchakot MahavidyalayaPanchmura MahavidyalayaPandaveswar CollegePandit Raghunath Murmu Smriti MahavidyalayaPatrasayer Mahavidyalaya
Polba MahavidyalayaPurbasthali CollegePurni Devi Chaudhuri Girls' CollegeRabindra MahavidyalayaRaghunathpur College
Raja Rammohan Roy MahavidyalayaRajnagar MahavidyalayaRamananda Centenary CollegeRamananda CollegeRampurhat College
Raniganj Girls' CollegeSailajananda Falguni Smriti MahavidyalayaSaldiha CollegeSaltora Netaji Centenary CollegeSambhunath College
Santaldih CollegeSarat Centenary CollegeShyamsundar CollegeSonamukhi CollegeSponsored Teachers' Training College
Sree Ramkrishna Sarada Siksha MandirSree Ramkrishna Sarada Vidya MahapithSreegopal Banerjee CollegeSuri Vidyasagar CollegeSwami Dhananjay Das Kathiababa Mahavidyalaya
Tarakeswar Degree CollegeTriveni Debi Bhalotia CollegeTurku Hansda-Lapsa Hemram MahavidyalayaVivekananda Mahavidyalaya, BurdwanVivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Haripal

Affiliated to Homopathy

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GastricPepsin ( Activated from Pepsinogen by HCI ) Proteins, Calcium Paracaseinate Peptones
Rennin ( Activated from Prorennin by HCI ) CaseinParacasein and Whey Proteins
Gastric LipaseFatsFatty Acids and Monoglycerides
PancreasTrypsin ( Activated from Trypsinogen by Enterokinase ) ProteinsPeptides
Chymotrypsin ( Activated from Chymotrypsinogen by Trypsin ) Proteins, CaseinPeptides, Paracasein ( curd )
Pancreatic AmylaseStarch, Glycogen, DextrinsMaltose, Isomaltose, 'Limit' Dextrins
Pancreatic LipaseEmulsified fatsFatty Acids, Glycerol, Monoglycerides, Diglycerides and Triglycerides
Carboxypeptidases ( Activated from Procarboxypeptidases by Trypsin ) PeptidesAmino Acids and Dipeptides
Intestinal GlandsIntestinal amylaseStarch, Glycogen, DextrinsMaltose, Isomaltose, 'Limit' Dextrins
Maltose MaltoseGlucose
'Limit' Dextrinase'Limit' DextrinsGlucose
Invertase ( Sucrase ) SucroseGlucose, Fructose
LactaseLactoseGlucose, Galactose
Intestinal LipaseEmulsified fats ( Tri-, Di- Monoglycerides ) Fatty Acids, Glycerol
NucleotidasesNucleotidesNucleosides and Inorganic Phosphates
NucleosidasesNucleosidesNitrogenous Bases, Pentose Sugars

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Tamil Nadu Medical University Address:

Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R Medical University,
69, Anna Salai, Guindy,
Chennai 600 032,
Tele Phone No. : 91 – 44 – 22353574, 91 – 44 – 2235357 91 – 44 – 22353577, 91 – 44 – 22353578, 91 – 44 – 22353579,
Fax No : 91 – 44 – 22353698,
E Mail : mail@tnmgrmu.ac.in,
Grams : Mediclave,
Website : http://www.tnmgrmu.ac.in.


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