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GDMC Dharmapuri

Government Dharmapuri Medical College

Tamil Nadu
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Government Dharmapuri Medical College is situated at 3/29A, Nethaji Bye Pass Road, Kamalakhsmi Colony, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu 636701 in Dharmapuri.

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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • 66 Months
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery-M.B.B.S.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
B.Sc in Nursing Assistant
  • 1 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Government Dharmapuri Medical College - GDMC Dharmapuri - GDMC

The Government Dharmapuri Medical College was started in the year 2008.  Dharmapuri district is located in the Northern part of Tamil Nadu State and the college is situated on Nethaji Bye Pass Road in the centre of Dharmapuri within limits of Dharmapuri Municipality. The College and the Hospital Buildings exist in the unitary campus and are well connected by rail and road. The college is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. The Government of Tamil Nadu announced to start a new Medical College at Dharmapuri District  in the Budget session for 2007-2008 in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.  Subsequently G.O.Ms.No.251/Health and Family Welfare (MCA1) Department was issued on 16.07.2007 sanctioning the creation of Medical College.   Based on the above Government Order, Dr.V.Kanagasabai,MD., was appointed as Special Officer to Co-ordinate and start the preliminary works for setting up the Medical College on September 2007. This Medical College, previously the District Head Quarters Hospital was handed over to the Directorate of Medical Education along with the existing staff members on April 2008. The Foundation stone of the college was laid by the then Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr.M.K.Stalin on 19.01.2010.  The first Medical Council of India inspection was done on 01.05.2008 and the letter of permission (LOP) was successfully obtained from the Medical Council of India dated 15.05.2008.  The First year MBBS Students were admitted to the College under the supervision of the then Hon’ble Health Minister Mr.M.R.K.Panneer Selvam and the Health Secretary Mr.V.K.Subburaj I.A.S.   In the year 2009, separate Hostel Buildings for men and women were inaugurated.  In the hospital, a new inpatient block with 500 beds and CRRI Quarters were inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalitha on  24.01.2012. 

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  • 2 UG Courses

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Government Dharmapuri Medical College

The library has been functioning in the premises of our Government Dharmapuri Medical College since 2008, being spread over an area of about 580.10 sq meters on the ground floor and first floor as well. Our library has around 5071 books comprising of medical books and reference books, being arranged subject wise in their respective racks. It has a good seating facilities for the comfort of both the professors and medical students who team here each day.



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