Christian Medical College, Vellore

CMC Vellore - Christian Medical College

  • Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 1900
  • MCI
  • Public Institute

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
5Years 6Months Full Time 100 Seats Per Course
Result Date
9.0 ₹20,500 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]
3Years Full Time 10 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹113,950 per year Apply Now
Bachelor in Prosthetic and Orthotics
4Years 6Months Full Time 5 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹37,094 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
4Years Full Time 10 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹85,463 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Physiotherapy [BPT]
4Years Full Time 10 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹40,603 per year Apply Now
Bachelor in Audiology and Speech - Language Pathology [BASLP]
3Years Full Time 10 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹113,950 per year Apply Now
3Years Full Time 2 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹135,950 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time 2 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹28,228 per year Apply Now
Doctorate of Medicine [M.D]
3Years Full Time 2 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹116,950 per year Apply Now
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]
3Years Full Time 4 Seats Per Course
9.0 ₹135,950 per year Apply Now

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Dr. Sunil Thomas Chandy
Dr. Moses Kirubairaj
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Bina Isaac
Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy
Dr. Suresh Devasahayam
Professor and Head, Department of Bioengineering
Dr. Vinayak Shukla
Professor and Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Korah T. Kuruvila
Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. R. Selvakumar
Professor, Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Dr. Joe Fleming
Professor, Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Dr. Priya Abraham
Professor and Head, Department of Clinical Virology

About College

Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC), was established and maintained by the Christian Medical College Vellore Association. The purpose of the Christian Medical College is to train the dedicated persons to run, manage and provide health care in the spirit of Christ through the mission hospitals. 

  • Managed by the Christian Medical College Vellore Association, a registered society, formed by over 50 different Indian Christian churches and Christian organizations which run over 225 hospitals, health centers and dispensaries throughout the country.
  • The present town campus was acquired in 1924 and a 267 bed hospital was built. The Christian Medical College, Vellore, began in 1918, when Dr. Scudder started training female for the Licentiate Diploma (LMP). The first batch of male students were admitted in 1947 and permanent affiliations to the Madras University was done in 1950.
  • From 1953 onwards 50 students were admitted (25 men and 25 women).In 1964 the annual admissions were increased to 60 and in 2012 it was increased to 100.
  • The CMC, Vellore, occupies a unique place among medical institutions in India (and in the world) as a vital, diverse and inter-denominational community.
  • For Christian students applying under the sponsored category, a written test in Bible will be a part of the tests at Vellore. Admission to the programme for the year is subject to being certified medically fit by the Medical board of Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • The number of candidates for the MBBS course shall be 100 per year, of which not less than 42 shall be women.
  • The college offers MBBS, 66 post graduate diploma and degree medical courses (MS & MD), 35 Allied Health Science courses, super specialty medical courses (DM & M.Ch), Master of Science, Bachelor of Science and diploma. A total of about 2000 students are enrolled per year.
  • The college currently offers 18 higher specialty courses. In addition, Masters Courses are offered in the specialties of Biostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Bioengineering and Clinical Engineering.
  • CMC also runs about 18 degree and 24 diploma programs and 2 fellowship courses in the Allied Health Sciences.
  • Several notable contributions have been made to medical science in the fields of Leprosy, Rehabilitation and Reconstructive Surgery, , Neuro-physiology,  Neurochemistry Gastroe, nterology, Microbiology, Growth and Development, Population studies, Hematology, Oncology and Virology.

CMC Vellore Admit Card

CMC Vellore entrance exam has been organized for Group A courses (MBBS, B.Sc Nursing & Allied Health Science (AHS)) & Group B courses (PG Diploma, M.Sc & Fellowships).

Note: For MBBS programme all seats will be confirmed on the basis of NEET score only.

CMC Vellore releases the admit card for all UG & PG medical programmes on its official website. The hall ticket is common for both Group A & Group B medical courses. Students can download their admit card by following the given steps:

  1. Log in to the CMC Vellore Entrance exam page.
  2. Click on the available admit card link.
  3. Enter the details like Application ID & DOB.
  4. Now download & save the admit card for future reference.


The final distribution of seats is as follows

  1. All India Open – 16 seats. 

  2. Sponsored Candidates - 84 seats.

  3. Selection is based on merit. It consists of two steps. A preliminary written test (Step-1) consisting of multiple choice questions is conducted in English, on an All India basis. This is followed by Step-2 for short-listed candidates which consists of special tests to assess the candidate’s character and aptitude. Interviews also will form part of assesment at this stage

CMC Vellore Results:

Students who have appeared in the entrance test conducted by the CMC vellore for various UG & PG courses like B.Sc, M.Sc, Allied Health Science courses, can check their result online by following the official website. Final seat is offered to the aspirants, after declaration of result followed by preparation of merit list & counsellimg process. In order to check the result status, students must know about their roll number & other personal details. All selected students have to submit the following certificates (along with one set of Xerox copy) to confirm their seat during counselling:

  1. Marks sheet or grade sheet of qualifying examinations
  2. Passing & eligibility certificate (from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University) of qualifying exam
  3. Date of Birth & Community certificate
  4. Transfer/Migration certificate
  5. Baptism/confirmation certificate for Christian students
  6. Six passport size photographs

Note: Final merit list is stringently prepared for open & sponsored candidates both. After briefing of the selection list, two separate merit cum waiting lists are prepared in order to fill the remaining seats.

CMC Vellore MBBS Result

CMC vellore provide admission to the MBBS programme through NEET. After declaration of merit list, students have to go through the document verification process.

Note: Sponsored category students of Christian minority have to pass the bible knowledge test of 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s).


  • Research is an integral part of the institution. Research is oriented to areas of need and emphasizes application to relevant problems. The work on leprosy, AIDS, Tropical sprue, diarrhea in children and immunization are examples of such need based research.


CMC has performed the First Successful Open Heart Surgery in India in 1961, the first Middle-ear Microsurgery in India also in 1961, established the first Rehabilitation Institute in India in 1966, and performed the first Kidney Transplant in India in 1971 and India's first Bone Marrow Transplant in 1986.


Library: Well stocked medical libraries exist in both the hospital and college campuses. Scientific journals, MEDLINE system for literature search, internet and reprographic facilities are available in the libraries. There is a well-organized Medical Records Library in the institution as well as a departmental records system. Facilities are provided in these areas for trainees to conduct retrospective case studies from the records. Library service also includes online access to reading journals.

Medical Facilities: The town campus houses the main hospital where any of the students can avail medical facilities as per their need.  CMC has over 7,600 staff, including over 1,200 doctors and 2,400 nurses. Almost every clinical specialty is catered to.

  • 2600 beds are available for in-patients and over 6000 outpatients are treated daily in the main hospital and in peripheral units.

Infrastructure: There are two main campuses - one, the main campus at the heart of Vellore city, and the other at Bagayam, which is about 7 km from the main campus. CMC has over 7,600 staff, including over 1,200 doctors and 2,400 nurses.Facilities for tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, cricket, hockey and table tennis are available within the campus itself. 


CMC students annually organize and host the Pegasus, Cognito and Epidauria. These fest are completely manages by the students of the college along with helpful guidance from the faculty.


  • India Today ranked CMC at second position in 2010, 2012 and 2013.
  • Outlook India ranked CMC at third in 2012.
  • In 2011, the hospital was awarded two awards by the ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company and CNBC-TV18, one for the ‘Best multi-specialty (non-metro area) and the other for the ‘Best cardiology’ care in India.
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission run by the Government of India, gave a five star rating to CMC for the quality of education imparted by it.
  • International Living Award was awarded by Le Bonheur Healthcare, USA in 2008.
  • CMC is the home of the South Asian Cochrane Network and Centre and is also an internationally recognized Infectious Diseases Training and Research Centre.


Despite the extensive medical services provided by the hospitals and community outreach, the mission statement makes it clear that CMC’s primary concern is education, training and professional development. There is a commitment to ensure that the cost of education should not be a barrier to anyone desiring to pursue a course at CMC. Students who find it difficult to meet even these low fees are encouraged to apply for scholarships which are available for all undergraduate courses (Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences). Scholarships are awarded according to economic need and cover all or part of the fees and accommodation costs. Scholarships are available for deserving candidates following an assessment.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0416-2222102
Ida Scudder Road
Vellore - 632004
Tamil Nadu , India
Nearest Bus Stand
CMC Campus Bus Stop bus stand 0.08Km
Nearest Airport
Heliport Vellore Jail airport 1.40Km
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College Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹25.5 K - ₹82 K
Hostel For : Female ₹25.5 K - ₹52 K

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