ACS Medical College & Hospital

Velappanchavadi, Chennai, T.N, India – 600077


The ACS Medical College and Hospital is situated in the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu and was established under the Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, a well-recognised deemed to be university in south India. This college represents the medical education of the university. Along with the undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the college puts emphasis on research in the medical field. Research is an important part of the growth and development of a country, and this college is supposed to take a stand for India in medical higher education. 

Its affiliation with a deemed to be university makes it a special college. The college gets better facilities and a huge campus, as a college of one department does not have that crowd and fun elements for students. The university also facilitates the students with many other facilities like hostel, library, internet, seminar hall, and canteen with many others.

The college has a hospital within the campus, which helps in enhancing the practical learnings of the students. conducting several live training classes with the expensive machine and learning about the advancements in the medical technological field.

Course Highlights

The college offers several courses.

● For undergraduate courses, the college offers MBBS in various specializations. 

● For post graduations, the college offers several specializations.

● MD - Anatomy

● MD - Biochemistry

● MD - Community Medicine

● MD - Dermatology Venereology Leprosy

● MD - Forensic Medicine

● MD - General Medicine

● MD - Microbiology

● MD - Paediatrics

● MD - Pathology

● MD - Pharmacology

● MD - Physiology

● MD - Psychiatry

● MD - Radio Diagnosis

● MS-Obstetrics and Gynecology

● MS - General Surgery

● MS-Oto-Rhinolaryngology

● MS-Ophthalmology

● The college also offers a Ph.D. in medical science.

Admission Process

The college has a fixed number of seats and  they offer admission through the national level qualifying exams and through the process of counseling.

The student has to follow these steps.

● Students have to ensure their eligibility to apply for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET).

● Students must have the educational background of science, which includes Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their primary subjects in 10+2.

● The candidate must have qualified for the cutoff mark in NEET to proceed further.

● After securing under merit, one has to go through the counseling process and then choose this college to take admission.

● After preparing the merits, if the candidate has the percentage and percentile marks in the entrance test that makes them eligible for the college, they would get a call letter on their registered email address.

Results and Cutoff

The students are selected in the college on the basis of their academic marks, such as a candidate must have obtained not less than 50% marks in English and 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together, both at qualifying and competitive entrance examinations. A 10% relaxation in marks are given to the candidates belonging to the scheduled caste or schedule tribe or OBC category.

To be eligible for a competitive entrance examination, the candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above. Based on the Merit of the student appeared in the national level qualifying examination and Entrance examination / Viva voice conducted by this university.


The placement cell at Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University helps ACS Medical College and Hospital students get placed and work in a good organization. The Cell focuses on training and skill development programs for employable candidates, where students are exposed to aptitude tests and psychometric tooling tests before moving onto personality development, interpersonal skills, group presentation, and resume writing skills.

The main recruiters of the college are Niruja Health Tech, Vibgyor, Kinaxis, and many more, which recruit the students on a regular basis. 

Alumni Network

The university maintains a connection between the institute and the students. The previously passed students are the treasures, which are treated as if they deserve to be. The university offers an online web portal named Alma Connect, which provides information to the old students whenever there is an event happening on the campus. The university has connections in both the domestic and international markets, and those have formed because the students from this university are working in big organizations and in good positions.

Campus Facilities

The campus of ASC Medical College and Hospital is located in the prime location of Chennai that is easily accessible from each corner of the city. That makes this college popular as  students from all over the world visit here to study and gain knowledge. The university has a huge campus with a lot of buildings that are built with modern technology and with a touch of old architecture. 

The college has a world-class central laboratory that is responsible for the practical knowledge of the students. The students from various specializations study with modern technology and experienced faculty members.

The library is there for the students where the students can study and borrow books for their academic sessions. Apart from books, it also holds the journals, daily newspaper, and the Ph.D. thesis and research work of the college.

The college is equipped with hostels for the students and quarters for the staff members. The hostels are clean and well maintained, with the facility of separate hostels for boys and girls. The mess at the university is good and it provides tasty and nutritious food to the students of the hostel. For day scholars there is a canteen facility which provides the space for students to eat their own food or students can buy it from the canteen.

The transportation service is also provided by the college to provide connectivity from all corners of the city to the university. The medical facility for each student is provided and there is an ambulance which is ever ready to help them.


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