Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore Vellore , Tamil Nadu

  •   ESTD 1900
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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.

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    Exams Accepted
    01 Nov 2018 - 07 Dec 2018 Registration Date
    05 May 2019 Exam Date
    13 Mar 2017 - 15 Jun 2017 Registration Date
    30 Jun 2017 Exam Date
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    Sayani Sheikh

    11 months ago

    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 strict discipline. It is no. 1 college in medical streams. Felt very
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    Shaheen

    1 year ago

    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.
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Best college and faculty available 4/5

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 strict discipline. It is no. 1 college in medical streams. Felt very bad when i was leaving the cam
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Best college for medical studies 5/5

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.
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Best college and faculty available 4/5

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 strict discipline. It is no. 1 college in medical streams. Felt very bad when i was leaving the cam
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Best college for medical studies 5/5

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.
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Shaheen MBBS  Student

Best college for medical studies 5/5

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.
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Sayani Sheikh  Student

Best college and faculty available 4/5

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 strict discipline. It is no. 1 college in medical streams. Felt very bad when i was leaving the cam
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Christian Medical College, commonly known as CMC, is an educational institute in Chennai whose aim is to impart holistic education in order to make ethical leaders to reach out to as many people in the rural areas as possible. It has been accredited by UGC and NAAC for its contribution in helping those in need.   CMC Courses include 19 Postgraduate programs, 22 Higher Specialty programs at DM and Ch levels, 11 PG Diploma Programs, 5 M.SC. programs, and 43 Post-doctoral fellowship programs along with 40 Allied Health Sciences Programs.  CMC has initiated a ...Read more

In the recently released NIRF (The National Institutional Ranking Framework) rankings, CMC Vellore (Christian Medical College) has been ranked third among various medical colleges in the country for the research and professional practices followed by the university and its specifically designed pedagogy. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh are the only two colleges ahead of CMC Vellore. ...Read more

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Location & Contact Info

Address
Ida Scudder Road, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632002

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Vellore Town
Nearest Airport
Chennai Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
The campus has a national library for medical books with internet facilities also and there is an arrangement for the general books section. Portals and links are also provided.
Auditorium      
A big auditorium is there on the campus with a good seating arrangement and wifi facilities.
Gym      
Gym facilities are provided both for the girls and the boys with modern instruments.
Lab      
Wellcome trust research laboratory is available on the campus which works in developing with the departments of medicines and neonatology.
Medical      
The campus has a hospital and provides medical services to the students and the faculty. Special doctors are there to do the treatment in case of emergencies.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
YWCA is the canteen present in the campus which provides delicious food to all the students and the staff at reasonable rates.
Hostel      
Guided Admission

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
Shaheen MBBS1 year ago
Excellent teachers, they provide new teaching methods and provide guidance to the medical students.

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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.

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