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The Christian Medical College, established in 1900 by missionary Dr. Ida S. Scudder, is a private university located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. It is recognised as one of the best medical colleges in India and strives to train students in the fields of health sciences, medical and nursing. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and speciality courses such as diploma, fellowship and distance learning courses. Around 2500 students are enrolled in each academic year. The college has subsidised fees. Students pay around Rs. 1.5 lac for the two-year diploma course and Rs. 28,000 for post doctoral fellowships.
Christian Medical College Admissions Process
The college reserves 84 seats out of 100 in the MBBS course for the minority category while 16 students are open to all, 3 seats are reserved for SC/ST and OBC students. One student is selected by the Government of India. Candidates applying to the MBBS course, need to submit their NEET test scores. Students applying to B.Sc, BOT, BPT, BPO and diploma courses will be chosen on the basis of a computer-based test and interview. GATE scores are required for M.Tech and M.S applications. The computer-based test comprises 25 questions from physics, chemistry or mathematics and 15 from general knowledge. Centres for the test are located in 20 cities, namely Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Salem, Bhubaneshwar, Bengaluru, Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Vellore, Kottayam, Lucknow, Madurai, Vijayawada, Mumbai, Nagercoil, Puducherry and Penang in Malaysia.
Christian Medical College Placements
Students are given the opportunity to intern at the Christian Medical College in different departments. They are offered a stipend of around INR 18,000 per month. After a year, most students work in major hospitals across the country, depending on their specialisation. A number of companies visit the college for placements as well.
Christian Medical College Scholarships
Christian Medical College strives towards educating all equally and hence, has subsidised college fees, which are as low as Rs. 26,000 a year, including accommodation (MBBS course). This is relatively much less than other colleges offering medical courses. However, if there are students who cannot meet their needs, the college offers to cover full or partial study cost. The scholarships are provided on the basis of economic status and merit. The college believes that education should be shared and not sold.