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Government Medical College Kottayam

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Government Medical College Kottayam, the third Medical College in Kerala, was established in 1962. It was formally inaugurated on 03.12.1962 by Sri.R Sankar,the then Chief Minister of Kerala in the presence of Sri.M P Govindan Nair, the Health Minister.

It has a campus which spreads across 265 acres of beautiful land shared by two panchayats (Arpookkara and Athirampuzha) and Kottayam municipality. This is a tertiary care hospital catering to people from five districts including Kottayam, Idukki, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam. This is the referral hospital for lakhs of pilgrims visiting Sabarimala temple.

  • 2094 bedded hospital which has about 3000 out-patients and more than 500 emergency patient visits per day. The number of in-patients being treated in this hospital is more than one lakh annually
  • There are 327 regular teaching faculty and more than 1550 other staff working in this institution.
  • Annual intake for medical undergraduate course is 175 and that for post-graduation is 146. Total annual intake for pharmacy and other para–medical courses is 196.

This college, in its sixty years of development, has become one of the top-graded academic institutions and along with that, won the trust and hope of the common man in Central Kerala as a center of excellence for advanced treatments . On the academic front, it is recognized as the Regional Medical Education Center of the National Medical Commission. more »

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