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Meenakshi Medical College offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in medicine in the country. Located in Kancheepuram of Tamilnadu, the college is dedicated to training doctors of various branches of medicine as expert clinicians with strong biomedical backgrounds. Meenakshi Medical College is a constituent colleges of MAHER and recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi.

MAHER University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university that is accredited by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best academics & research universities in India.

Since its inception in 2003 by Thirumathi Meenakshi Ammal, a Philanthropist. Meenakshi Medical College has been committed to excellence in education, research, patient care, and community service. It is a constituent of Meenakshi University, from 2004 - 2005. At Meenakshi Medical College, research and teaching are complementary, producing professionals who possess the analytical capacity and the spirit of inquiry to deal with an ever-increasing knowledge base and rapid technological changes.

By treating patients in the college's teaching clinics, Meenakshi Medical college students understand not just how to apply science to practice, but how to employ compassion in the treatment of human illness.

Under the leadership of Mr. A.N Radhakrishnan Chancellor-Meenakshi University, Meenakshi Medical College continues to move into the twenty first century. With a faculty of dedicated clinicians and researchers of which many have earned solid reputations as experts in their fields. The Medical school offers a full spectrum of under graduate and post graduate specialty programs in various descriptions.


The institution has been established to provide the faculty with leadership, expertise and support in all areas of Medical education so as to ensure the highest quality in teaching. The primary goal of this institution will be pursued through a commitment to:

  • Development of effective educational and assessment strategies for undergraduate and post graduate students in Medical.
  • Establishment of a staff development programme to cater for all teachers attached to the faculty.
  • Provision of support in coordinating the development and implementation of integrated teaching and learning programmes.
  • Encouragement of quality practice using appropriate technologies in face-to-face and mediated on and off-campus teaching and learning.
  • Development and implementation of an effective evaluation strategy that will promote ongoing quality improvements in Medical education.
  • Encouragement of leadership and innovation in Medical education.
  • Development of an environment that fosters high quality research into Medical education.

To establish and develop Research Centers for Medical science and allied subject. In view of the above fact that the Trust had decided to establish Medical, Dental and Paramedical Colleges under its control to educate the rural, urban poor and deserving candidates for such education and to extend all such other facilities as are applicable for such institutions constituted by the Trust.

Chancellor's Message:
Mr. A.N Radhakrishnan

A renowned humanitarian Mr. A.N Radhakrishnan is the guiding light of MAHER University. His concept of education, stress on research and commitment to instilling universal values has come together to shape MAHER University into an institution where the latest advancements and discoveries combine with compassion and service-mindedness. We can no longer afford to see these two streams of knowledge as flowing in opposite directions. In truth, they complement one another. If we merge these streams, we will find that we are able to create a mighty river-a river whose waters can remove suffering and spread life to all of humanity.”

Leaving apart his personal details, here is the message that he wants to say to every student who want to be a doctor. As a student within the Faculty of Medicine: undergraduate, postgraduate or in Continuing Education; your comprehensive educational experience will involve a blend of basic sciences, medical technology and clinical practice. You will have the opportunity to develop skills like critical analysis, reasoning and problem solving to help you either prepare for or develop further your professional future and your capacity for life-long learning. . It is my fervent appeal that all of you should utilize the learning, training and extracurricular facilities available in the campus to the utmost during your sojourn here as students and do well in your studies.

Medicine is an exciting, versatile, challenging and rewarding career choice. I invite you to apply to study in our many programs. The Faculty of Medicine looks forward to welcoming you.

Dean's message:
Dr.S.Gobinathan, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.M., Ph.D.

Greetings to all of you. I extend a very warm welcome to all. MMCH&RI is one of the best teaching and research institutions in Tamilnadu state for the undergraduate post graduate degree & superspecialty courses by Medical Council of India. This College is a constituent unit MAHER, Deemed University u/s. 3 of UGC Act 1956.

This medical College is having 1350 bedded tertiary hospital with Emergency Care facilities, Trauma, all specialty & superspecialty OPDs, Modular Operation Theatres, Blood Bank & Components. Cath Lab with all the infrastructural facilities and qualified faculties for the quality patient care with human touch.

Our strength lies in a team of highly qualified and experienced dedicated faculty, supported by an equally dedicated paramedical staff. The faculties are encouraged for participating in National and International Conferences and presenting research papers, poster presentation etc. The Staff members are regularly holding Workshops/CME with Eminent Faculty of reputed institution. The College has Urban & Rural Health Centres attached to it. Besides these academic activities, our Outreach Programmes hold medical camps in the rural areas serving the poor and weaker sections of the society. The governing body of the institution gives great importance to patient care medical research and quality.

We assure you the world class education and health care services at this esteemed institute. Additional buildings are under construction for accommodating constituent colleges and administration always keeping your interest in mind. I expect all of you to maintain strict discipline, decency and decorum inside and outside the campus. My best wishes to you all for a bright career. I am very happy to extend a hearty welcome to you once again.