The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
is the only Government Medical University in Tamil Nadu
capable of granting affiliation to new medical and paramedical colleges, government or self - financing; and awarding degrees.
Besides Medical and Paramedical courses, the University also regulates dental education and education in the Indian systems of medicine under a single umbrella to maintain uniform and high standards of education. The University also promotes research and disseminates knowledge gained therefrom.
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The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Act
received the assent of the President of India on 24 September 1987. By 1991
, it was ordered that the Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai Act, 1987. This affiliating University started functioning from July 1988
and is governed by the said Act.
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University is situated in Guindy
in the Southern part of the City of Chennai
) in the State of Tamil Nadu, South India
; about 6 km from the Chennai International & National Airport
and about 12 km from the Chennai Central
It is named after the former Chief Minister
of Tamil Nadu, late Dr. M.G. Ramachandran
(or fondly called as M.G.R.) by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanithi
This is the only Medical University in Tamil Nadu capable of granting affiliation
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