Madras Medical College

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Madras Medical College

The Madras Medical College is one of the premier institutions in the country located in Chennai- the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Being established in the year 1835, it is the third oldest medical college in India. The first batch of students graduated in 1852 and the college gained affiliation to the University of Madras in 1857. The Courses offered by the Madras Medical College are affiliated from 1988 to the "The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University". The college is affiliated to nine hospitals that serve as the teaching hospital of the institute.

Programs offered at Madras Medical College

Getting into Madras Medical College - Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to MMC must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS programs. Candidates have to register themselves in NEET counseling wherein they are supposed to enter the colleges and courses of their choice. After the declaration of results, based upon their scores and ranks, the candidates are allotted admission into desired institutes through counseling.

Eligibility criteria Madras Medical College

  • The candidates must have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December of the year of the admission.
  • Interested students must have passed class 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together and 50% in Biology/Biotechnology individually. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination may also apply.


Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.

NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Examination pattern

TThe question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours.
The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Section Number of questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Percentage of seats reserved
General 50
PH 45

NEET Syllabus

The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

Reservation Policy at Madras Medical College

85% seats at Madras Medical College are reserved for State Quota and rest 15% for All India Quota. Apart from this, caste-based state reservation system is also followed by the institute.

Madras Medical College MBBS Fees

MBBS fee at Madras Medical College is around 27000 for the entire course.

Notable alumni Kasturba Medical College

Abraham Varghese
Physician- Author

Anbumani Ramadoss
Indian Politician

R. Mohana Dass
former head of the Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services

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