UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COURSES

The college within its affiliation to the TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai offers degree courses as follows:

MBBS

BSc Nuclear Medicine Technology

BSc (Nursing)

Bachelor of Prosthetics & Orthotics

BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy)

BSc Radiology Imaging Technolgoy

BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

BSc Radiotherapy Technology

BSc MLT (Medical Laboratory Technology)

BSc Medical Sociology

BSc Optometry Technology

BSc Cardio Pulmonary Perfusion Care Technology

BSc Medical Records Sciences

BSc Operation Theatre & Anaesthesia Technology

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

BSc Neuro-electrophysiology

BSc Critical Care Technology

BScAccident and Emergency Care Technology

BSc Dialysis Technology

BSc Cardiac Technology

For more information on the courses, fees, admission calendar and other diploma courses, click on this link (CMC website) http://admissions.cmcvellore.ac.in  for the appropriate bulletin.

NOTE: There is no NRI quota in the college. All admissions are only on the basis of merit, taken overall, in an entrance examination, other tests and interviews.

All candidates from India or abroad with qualifications other than the 'Plus Two Examination of Higher Secondary Board' of Tamilnadu State should obtain an Eligibility Certificate from the TN Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai 600 032, Tamilnadu, in order to be eligible for admission.

Non-Indian nationals will have to obtain a 'No Objection Certificate' from the Government of India by applying through the Principal /Dean of the College to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi - 110 001.

THE MBBS COURSE

The MBBS course is of four and a half years duration and is followed by one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship. The course begins with a short foundation course exposing students to basic principles of Communication, Ethics and Problem Based Learning. The Undergraduate course in Medicine comprises of three stages. The first stage of 12 months duration consists of the basic sciences of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. The next stage is of 18 months duration and comprises Clinical and Para-clinical subjects - Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine.

The last stage is of 24 months duration and covers Ophthalmology, Oto-rhinolaryngology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Paediatrics, Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

A block posting in Community Health is an integral part of each stage. Posting in mission hospitals and secondary care centers is a unique feature of medical education. The internship lasting for 12 months comprises of postings in Community Health, Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Child Health, Orthopaedics, Casualty and short electives in various specialities. All these are as per the guidelines of the Medical Council of India

Application form and Prospectus can be obtained for a fee from the Registrar, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 632 002, Tamilnadu, India. You can correspond by postal mail or by email to registrar@cmcvellore.ac.in

There is an application fee which can be sent as a demand draft, payable at Vellore to the CMC Vellore Association Account. Application forms for the degree courses will be available from mid February of the year until around early April for the sessions beginning in July.

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO THE MBBS COURSE

1. Candidates should have passed the qualifying exam equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years of study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology with English. A candidate for admission to “medical course” “must have 60%* marks at +2 level in each of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany and Zoology taken together) and have an aggregate of 140/200 in these subjects, both at qualifying and competitive examinations and should have passed in English”. (*60% in each and 130/200 aggregate for BC, 55% in each and 120/200 aggregate for MBC, and 40% in each and 80/200 aggregate for SC/ST candidates). (BC, MBC, SC/ST as defined by the TN Government; all rules subject to change as per State & University guidelines) Candidates should have passed in all subjects of the qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (Academic) conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Board or any other equivalent examination in one and the same attempt in the subjects.

2. Candidates should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or should complete the said age on or before 31st December of the said year.

See the bulletin for summer admissions for more details.

MEDICAL POST GRADUATE & HIGHER SPECIALITY COURSES

Applications are invited in September for post-graduate courses and in March for Higher Specialty (HS) courses.

Selection to Christian Medical College Vellore is based on performance in an entrance examination, clinical test and interview. The examination consists of a variety of multiple choice questions, distributed in all disciplines of Medicine.

All foreign students require  a "No Objection Certificate" from the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi 110 021. 

 Diploma, M.D. & M.S. Courses starting in March, entrance Exam in November


SUBJECTS

COURSE NAME

DURATION
(YEARS)

NO. OF
SEATS*

TYPE OF TEST PAPER AVAILABLE

Anaesthesia

M.D.

3

11

General or Special – Anaesthesia

D.A.

2

8

Anatomy

M.D.

3

4

General or Special – Anatomy

Biochemistry

M.D.

3

2

General or Special – Biochemistry

Clinical Pathology

D.C.P.

2

2

General only

Community Med

M.D.

3

6

General or Special - Comm. Med.

Dermatology Venerol & Lep.

M.D.

3

3

General or Special – Dermatology

D.D.V.L.

2

1

ENT

M.S.

3

6

General or Special - ENT

D.L.O.

2

2

Geriatric Medicine

M.D.

3

1

General only

General Medicine

M.D.

3

16

General only

General Surgery

M.S.

3

10

General only

Microbiology

M.D.

3

4

General or Special - Microbiology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

M.D.

3

6

General or Special - Obst.& Gynae

D.G.O.

2

6

Ophthalmology

M.S.

3

7

General or Special – Ophthalmology

D.O.

2

2

Orthopaedics

M.S.

3

8

General or Special - Orthopaedics

D.Orth.

2

4

Paediatrics

MD

3

8

General or Special - Paediatrics

D.C.H.

2

8

Pathology

M.D.

3

8

General or Special - Pathology

Pharmacology

M.D.

3

2

General or Special - Pharmacology

Physiology

M.D.

3

4

General or Special - Physiology

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

M.D.

3

4

General or Special - PMR

Psychiatry

M.D.

3

6

General or Special - Psychiatry

D.P.M.

2

6

Radiodiagnosis

M.D.

3

6

General or Special - Radiology

D.M.R.D.

2

3

Radiotherapy

M.D.

3

5

General or Special - Radiotherapy

D.M.R.T.

2

3

Respiratory Med

M.D.

3

2

General only

Transfusion Med

M.D.

3

3

General or Special -  Transfusion








































































* Variable number
 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

MBBS + 1 year internship + Medical Council Registration.
Duration of courses: Two years for Diploma, three years for M.D. & M.S. courses.

 

Higher Specialty D.M. & M.Ch. Courses starting in August, entrance exam in May

 CC

Course Name

Eligibility

Duration
(years)

No. of Seats*

Type of Entrance Test available

HA

D.M. Cardiology

MD Gen. Med./ Paed/Resp. Med.

3

6

Special – Cardiology

HB

D.M. Clin. Haematology

MD Gen. Med./ Paed/Path/Biochem.

3

4

Special – Haematology

HC

D.M. Endocrinology

MD Gen. Med/Paed

3

2

Special – Endocrinology

HD

D.M. Gastroenterology

MD Gen. Med.

3

5

Special - combined Gastroenterology & Hepatology paper

HE

D.M. Hepatology

MD Gen. Med/Paed

3

1

HF

D.M. Neonatology

MD Paediatrics

3

2

Special – Neonatology

HG

D.M. Nephrology

MD Gen. Med/Paed

3

4

Special – Nephrology

HH

D.M. Neurology

MD Gen. Med/Paed

3

2

Special – Neurology

HI

D.M. Rheumatology

MD Gen. Med/Paed

3

1

Special – Rheumatology

HJ

M.Ch. Cardio Thor. Surg.

MS Gen. Surgery

3

4

Special – Cardio Thor. Surg.

HK

M.Ch. Endocrine Surgery

MS Gen. Surgery

3

1

Special – Endocrine Surg.

HL

M.Ch. Neurosurgery

MS Gen. Surgery

3

1

Special – Neurosurgery

HM

M.Ch. Neurosurgery

MBBS

6

3

Special – Neurosurgery

HN

M.Ch. Paediatric Surg.

MS Gen. Surgery

3

4

Special – Paediatric Surgery

HO

M.Ch. Plastic &
Reconstructive Surgery

MS Gen. Surgery

3

3

Special – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

HP

M.Ch. Urology

MS Gen. Surgery

3

5

Special – Urology

HQ

M.Ch. Vascular Surgery

MS Gen. Surgery

3

1

Special – Vascular Surgery

* Variable number
 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION

MBBS + 1 year internship + Medical Council Registration in the case of M.Ch. Neurosurgery 6 year course.
MBBS + 1 year internship + MD/MS + Medical Council Registration, for all other higher specialty courses.
Duration of D.M./M.Ch. courses: 3 years (except Neurosurgery 6 year course directly after MBBS)


NON-MEDICAL POST GRADUATE COURSES

Course Educational Eligibility No of Seats Duration
Open Sponsored
MSc Epidemiology MBBS/BDS/MPharm / MSc. in Nursing/ Biostatistics/ Statistics/Nutrition/Biochemistry/ Anatomy /Physiology/ Pharmacology / Microbiology and other medical related MSc’s / MA Social work/ Sociology / Anthropology/ Psychology / Social Psychology /Health Education / BVSc/ BAMS / BUMS/ BHMS/BSMS/MPT/MOT 4 4 2 years
MSc Biostatistics B.Sc. Statistics as main or B.Sc. Degree in any subject with Statistics as ancillary/Allied 2 2 2 years
MSc Medical Physics BSc with Physics as main subject 2 3 2 years + 1 year internship