Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore , Tamil Nadu

  •   ESTD 1900
  •   Public

About Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (CMC Vellore) an unallied, Christian Minority Educational Institute, It was established and regulated bthe “Christian Medical College Vellore Association” which is a registered society, of around 50 different Christian Churches across India and Christian organizations. The society runs more than 225 hospitals, health centers, and dispensaries throughout many states of the country, primarily in rural areas. CMC Vellore takes thousands of students across India in its various medical courses every year.

The objective of establishing a national level Educational Institute and the hospital was to spread the spirit of Crist and provide a higher grade of education to the individuals and creating individuals who can serve the humanity through Healthcare. Established in the year Founded in 1900 by an American missionary, Dr. Ida S. Scudder, CMC Vellore is dedicatedly providing best of medical facilities to thousands of patients who visit every day. The Institute because of its vivid education curriculum and trained doctors and scholars have achieved many milestones since its establishment. Some of them are:

  • Establishing first College of Nursing in India-1946
  • First reconstructive surgery for leprosy in the world - 1948
  • Performing the first successful open heart surgery in India - 1961
  • Performing the first kidney transplant in India - 1971
  • Performing first bone marrow transplantation - 1986
  •  And first successful ABO-incompatible kidney transplant in India – 2009

Currently, CMC, Vellore, offers Medical graduation, post-graduation (both diploma and degree), and other higher specialty courses, a part of this, they also offer graduate and postgraduate courses in Nursing, other degree and diploma Allied Health Science. Bioengineering courses are also offered at the Institute.

Education at CMC Vellore:

  • Medical Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Allied Health Sciences

Medical Education:  In 1942, the medical school started by Dr. Scudder was raised to the status of a college and 25 students were admitted to the MBBS course, which was the only course available at that time. In 1988, CMC got affiliated to ‘Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University', earlier it was affiliated to the University of Madras. In the year 2001, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission awarded a five-star rating to the institution. With the Increase in demand for world-class Healthcare in the nation, CMC-Vellore emerges as the solution and started many programs to meet the needs of medical education. At present the Institute offers:

  • Postgraduate diploma courses in 11 specialties
  •  Postgraduate degree courses in 24 specialties
  • 17 higher specialty courses
  •  In addition, Masters Degree courses are offered in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Medical Physics, Public Health, Bioengineering and Clinical Engineering.
  •  M.Phil in Hospital and Health Systems Management.
  • P.hD. Programmes

Nursing Education: With the establishment of first nursing college in India by CMC Vellore, the nation was taken into storm, with time various courses added in order to meet the needs of professional individual in the field and currently College of Nursing admits 100 students in both Diploma Nursing (affiliated to the Board of Nursing Education of the Nurses League of the Christian Medical Association of India)  and B.Sc. Nursing programmes (affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai).

Allied Health Sciences: As the skilled professionals of CMC Vellore were readily absorbed by the society, Institute felt the need of more trained Individuals in the field of Allied Health Science, with the vision of that degree and diploma courses in Allied Health Sciences, were introduced. In 1903 the very 1st Programme in this category was introduced as a compounder training programme, which was upgraded as the Diploma in Pharmacy. At present, the institution offers about 19 degree and 10 diploma courses, 11 Post Graduate Diploma courses and 2 fellowship courses in the Allied Health Sciences.

Courses Offered

 27

Videos

Student Reviews

Help other aspirants by sharing your review of this college

Sort Reviews By

S
7 months ago

Sayani Sheikh  Student

Best college and faculty available 4

CMC Vellore is the best college with best facilities and management. Hostel and food is also good. You will love college being a student. As student you may get irritated with less no. of leaves and
S
1 year ago

Shaheen MBBS  Student

Best college for medical studies 5

College is among best medical colleges in India. It has created world best doctors. Fees of the college is quite affordable around 40k per year.
T
4 months ago

Trisha Dey MBBS  Student

Overview 4

Best private medical college in India
T
4 months ago

Trisha Dey MBBS  Student

Overview 4

Best private medical college in India
S
7 months ago

Sayani Sheikh  Student

Best college and faculty available 4

CMC Vellore is the best college with best facilities and management. Hostel and food is also good. You will love college being a student. As student you may get irritated with less no. of leaves and
S
1 year ago

Shaheen MBBS  Student

Best college for medical studies 5

College is among best medical colleges in India. It has created world best doctors. Fees of the college is quite affordable around 40k per year.
S
1 year ago

Shaheen MBBS  Student

Best college for medical studies 5

College is among best medical colleges in India. It has created world best doctors. Fees of the college is quite affordable around 40k per year.
S
7 months ago

Sayani Sheikh  Student

Best college and faculty available 4

CMC Vellore is the best college with best facilities and management. Hostel and food is also good. You will love college being a student. As student you may get irritated with less no. of leaves and
T
4 months ago

Trisha Dey MBBS  Student

Overview 4

Best private medical college in India

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore Admission

S
Sayani Sheikh
State / National Entrance Exams
S
Shaheen MBBS
State / National Entrance Exams

Latest News & Articles

The National Testing Authority, the examination conducting authority of NEET 2019 has declared that the application form correction process for the candidates who applied for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will commence from January 14, 2019. The candidates who registered themselves for NEET 2019 and are willing to make changes in their application form, must visit the official website of NEET i.e. cbseneet.nic.in before January 31, 2019.  ...Read more

The online application process for NEET ended on December 7, 2018 and over 15 lakh candidates applied for NEET 2019 this year.  ...Read more

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the NEET 2019 Registration Process till December 7, 2018. ...Read more

Location & Contact Info

Address
Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632002

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Vellore Town
Nearest Airport
Chennai Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
Auditorium      
Gym      
Lab      
Medical      
Wi-Fi      
Cafeteria      
Hostel      

Related Documents

Application form

PDF

Faculty

Dr. J.V. Peter
Position: Director
Dr. Ari G. Chacko
Position: Professor and Head, Neurosurgery Unit I
Speciality: His special interests are endoscopic pituitary surgery, craniopharyngiomas, acoustic tumour surgery, skull base surgery.
Dr. Mathew Alexander
Position: Professor and Head, Neurology Unit
Speciality: His subspecialty interests are Neuromuscular disorders, Quantitative EMG including Single Fiber EMG and Neuroimmunology.
Dr. Geeta Chacko
Position: Professor and Head, Neuropathology
Speciality: Her areas of research interest include the pathobiology of brain tumors particularly meningiomas, oligodendrogliomas, glioblastoma and the pathobiology of pituitary adenomas.
Dr. K. Srinivasa Babu
Position: Senior Scientist and Head, Neurophysiology and Neurochemistry

Successful Alumni

Awards

Public Health Champion Award

The Christian Medical College Vellore was given the Public Health Champion Award by the WHO (World Health Organization) in 2015.

D.L Shah Quality Award

In 2015 Christian Medical College won the coveted and prestigious D. L. Shah Quality Award - Gold for its Clinical Audit Programme.

SKOCH Awards - Platinum Award

CMC won Platinum awards in every category of the prestigious SKOCH awards in 2014.

Ranked 2nd in India by The Week

CMC was ranked third among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today and Outlook India and second in India by The Week.

Ranked 2nd in India by The Week

CMC was ranked third among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today and Outlook India and second in India by The Week.

Scholarship

Scholarships for meritorious and needy students

The scholarships are provided to the students who are of the backward area and got good marks in their academics. Economic status is also seen at the time of providing scholarships and it covers the accommodation and semester fees.

Verification Message Sent
Please enter OTP sent to your mobile Phone
Phone no : Edit
Send OTP
Submit
Resend OTP
Retry in 00