Stanley Medical College (SMC)

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




About Stanley Medical College (SMC)

Stanley Medical College (SMC) is one of the premier government medical colleges located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Affiliated to the Madras University, Stanley medical college admits 250 students to its MBBS course every year. Though the original hospital is more than 200 years old, the medical college (as we know it today) was formally established on July 2, 1938 and inaugurated by the 'then Minister of Public Health' - T.S.S.Rajan.

Programs offered at Stanley Medical College

Getting into Stanley Medical College- Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to GMC 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.

Stanley Medical College Eligibility Criteria

  • 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

The 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.

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

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Number of seats
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.

Notable Alumni Stanley Medical College

Prataph C. Reddy
Entrepreneur and Cardiologist

Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran
former Chief Medical Examiner- Coroner

Mohammed Rela
Indian Surgeon

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