CMC Vellore was established in 1900 with the vision to train dedicated professionals in the field of medicine. It was set up by the Tamil Nadu Dr M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai. The college has been ranked 3rd by the NIRF in 2019. The college has been ranked 2nd by the Week and India Today.

CMC Vellore offers multiple UG, PG and doctoral courses in the field of medicine, surgery and nursing. CMC Vellore offers a common registration process for all the courses. College also offers diploma courses in the related field. Top courses offered in the college are B.Sc (Nursing), BOT, BPT, MBBS, Bio Engineering and MTech in clinical Research. Admissions to CMS is conducted via an entrance exam and other national exams as well. CMC Vellore provides separate hostels for students of all the courses. CMC Vellore also has a well-stocked library which houses various academic journals and reference books for the students and faculty.

CMC Vellore: Highlights 

Established | Institute Type 1900 | Private
Approved by MCI
Set By The Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Courses Offered UG, PG, Diploma and Ph.D.
Popular Courses BSC(Nursing), BOT, BPT
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance Test
Top Recruiters AIIMS, MAMC
Campus Area 200 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Auditoriums, Hostels, Medical Facilities
Official Website

CMC Vellore: Rankings 

The Rankings are given on certain parameters. Christian Medical College has received Rankings from top agencies. Below is the Rank received by CMC in 2019 and 2020.

Outlook-India 3 out of 100 2020
The week 2 out of 126 2019
NIRF 3 out of 100 2019
India Today 2 out of 100 2019

CMC Vellore: Courses 

CMS, Vellore, Tamil Nadu offers multiple courses under UG, PG, Doctoral courses, Diploma courses etc. All courses have different Specializations and durations. Some of the popular course offered by the college are given below with their Eligibility Criteria and duration:

  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology +English. Minimum of 50% marks
  • Duration: 5.5 years
  • Basic Admission Criteria: Entrance-based
Medical PG Courses (MD/MS)
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have a qualified MBBS degree and valid NEET PG score Candidates having qualified diploma courses can also apply.
  • Duration: 1-3 years
  • Basic Admission Criteria: Entrance Based
B.Sc Nursing
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology +English with a minimum of 40% marks.
  • Age Limit:17-35 years
  • Duration: 3 years and 1-year Training
BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy)
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Duration: 4 years and 6 months internship
UG Diploma Courses
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
  • Duration:1 -2 years and Internship
PG Diploma Courses
  • Eligibility: Candidates must possess BSc or equivalent to trade with 55% marks.
  • Duration: 1-2 years and Internship

CMC Vellore: Admissions

Admissions to CMC Vellore is done based on scores of entrance exams. Application mode is online and candidates have to visit the official website and apply for the admissions.

How to Apply?

  • Candidates need to check the Eligibility Criteria before applying for the course.
  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the college for the application form.
  • Click on Apply for the course and select the desired course for admission.
  • Register with a valid contact number and email ID on the student portal.
  • Login on the portal using the credentials.
  • Fill in the application form by providing all the required details such as personal details, DOB, category, Educational qualifications.
  • Upload all the required documents as instructed in the application form.
  • Select the examination centres according to personal convenience.
  • Make a payment online with any online mode such as Debit card/credit card, UPI etc.
  • Submit the form after a thorough check and take a printout of the application form for future reference.

CMC Vellore: Cut-off

The table below shows the cut off for the year 2019 are:

Unreserved 701-134 50
OBC/SC/ST 133-107 40
Unreserved-PH 133-120 45
OBC/SC/ST-PH 119-107 40

CMC Vellore: Placements

CMC Vellore has a good placement cell with a lot of opportunities for its students. CMC Vellore has recently done research on leprosy, AIDS, diarrhoea and many more. Ranked among the top colleges in the Medical field, the college has a very decent placement record. The students after completing their course get placed in their hospital as well, or they are placed in top institutions and colleges.

CMC Vellore has an excellent alumni network that guides the students regarding placement studies from time to time. College also provides internship opportunities to the students of 1-year duration.

  • The average monthly salary package in the internship is INR 12,000.
  • The average annual salary of the students placed in various institutions is around INR 4-5 lacs per annum.
  • At CMC Vellore, various seminars and career orientation programmes are also organised for the students.

CMC Velore: Facilitites

Here are the facilities provided by the college:

  • Library: College has a huge library consisting of all types of books. Multiple books are available for various subjects. Comics and magazines are also available. The daily newspaper is also available in different languages.
  • Hostel Facilities: The hostel facility of the CMC is good. Separate hostels for all the courses are available for the students. The Bagayam Campus has hostels for MBBS students. Fitch Hostel for Allied Health girls, The Dorothy Joske hostel for boys and Modale International Hostel for visitors’ students from overseas. The hostel environment is perfectly good for studies and good food is provided in the hostel. Canteen: College has various canteens in and out of the campus that provides all types of food and snacks at nominal rates are served to the students. Proper hygiene and cleaning services are there.
  • Hospital and Medical Facilities: Medical Facilities to the students is perfectly fine. 24×7 ambulance and clinic facilities are available for the students. All types of medicines and tests for college students are done at a nominal cost.

CMC Vellore: Faculty

CMC Vellore is a very reputed institution with experienced faculty members working towards providing the best education to the children enrolled for various courses. There are more than 1000 faculty members in different departments of CMC Vellore running them smoothly with their expertise and guidance. The students get to learn and train under the faculty’s able guidance to get the kind of exposure which will help them in building their careers.

CMC Vellore: FAQs

Ques: What are the popular courses at CMC Vellore?

Last updated on April 17th, 2021

Ans: CMC Vellore has multiple courses divided under UG, PG, Doctoral and diploma courses. Popular courses in the college are BSC(Nursing), BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy), BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy), MBBS.

Ques: What is the admission criteria for an MBBS course in CMC Vellore?

Last updated on April 17th, 2021

Ans: The admission criteria for the MBBS course at CMC Vellore is as follows: Candidates need to appear for the Entrance Exam (NEET). Based on the scores in NEET candidates will be called for Counselling and interview rounds. All selected candidates must undergo medical check-up also.

Ques: Does CMC Vellore offer a scholarship facility?

Last updated on April 17th, 2021

Ans: Yes, CMC Vellore offers scholarship facilities to the students who are unable to bear the fees for their course. Students have to appear in an assessment conducted by the scholarship authorities and the deserving candidates receive certain concessions in their course fee. Scholarships are provided for all the UG courses like medicine, nursing and allied health science.

Ques: How many Specializations are offered under the B.Sc. course at CMC Vellore?

Last updated on April 17th, 2021

Ans: There are 13 Specializations that are offered under the B.Sc. course at CMC Vellore. The basic eligibility for the course is 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks in PCM + English. The duration of the course is 3-4 years depending upon the Specializations.

Ques: When was CMC Vellore established and with whom it is affiliated?

Last updated on April 17th, 2021

Ans: CMC Vellore was established in 1900 and was approved by Medical Council of India. The college has been ranked 3rd by NIRF in 2020. The college was set up by The Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R.Medical University, Chennai.