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The Directorate of Medical Education was bifercated in the year 1966 from the Directorate of Medical Services. It is functioning as a separate Directorate for the last 50 years. It is controlling Medical Colleges and attached teaching hospitals.

 Director of Medical Education(FAC) :

  • Dr.R.Narayanababu, M.D., DCH.,

Directorate of Medical Education is entrusted with the responsibility of implementing teaching, training and research programmes in the medical field and patient care services.

The Director of Medical Education is the  Head of the Department and he is assisted at the State headquarters by the following personnel.

  1. Addl.Director of Medical Education & Secretary, Selection Committee.
  2. Additional Director of Medical Education (Nursing)
  3. Joint Director of Medical Education ( Pharmacy )
  4. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( Admin)
  5. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( P & D)
  6. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( A & R)
  7. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( H & D)
  8. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( PME)
  9. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( MCI)
  10. Deputy Director of Medical Education ( PG)
  11. Deputy Director of Medical Education (UG)
  12. Deputy Director of Medical Education(PMC)
  13. Deputy Director of Medical Education (Statistics)
  14. Law Officer
  15. Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer
  16. Chief Accounts Officer
  17. Administrative Officer (Manager)
  18. Administrative Officers for various subjects

Functions

The Functions of the Director of Medical Education is two fold. One is Education in Medical / Dental / Para Medical sciences and the other one is clinical care in the teaching hospitals administered by him. Besides, the Director is also empowered to regulate the functions of private self financing Medical / Dental / Para Medical Colleges. Conduct of Entrance Examination for selection of candidates for Post-Graduate Courses in Medical Sciences is done through Selection Committee appointed by the Government under his chairmanship. The selection of the candidates for Postgraduate Courses is in accordance with the policy of the Govt. announced every year in March. Selection Committee under the chairmanship of Director of Medical Education processes the applications seeking admission to I year MBBS / BDS / B.Sc (Nursing) / BPT / BOT courses, B.A.S.L.P., B.Sc. (Radiology and Imaging Technology), B.Sc. (Radio Therapy Technology), Post Basic B.Sc.(Nursing), B. Pharm Lateral Entry, Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Pharmacy and Para Medical Certificate/Diploma courses and selects candidates in accordance with the policy of the Govt. announced every year. In addition selection and allotment of candidates against the free seats and payment seats in private self financing Medical / Dental / Para Medical colleges in accordance with the rules / Court Orders

At present 20 Govt. Medical Colleges, One ESIC Medical College, 12 self financing Medical Colleges, 1 Govt. Dental College and 18 Private Dental Colleges are functioning in the State under the Directorate of Medical Education. In addition Institute of Road Transport of the Govt. Transport Department is also running a Medical College at Perundurai. Forty five hospitals and Dispensaries are under the control of this Directorate. Every year, around 2655 medical graduates and around 1387 medical postgraduates, diploma and higher specialities graduates and around 175 paramedical post graduates come out from the Govt. Medical Institutions after completing the courses.

List of Medical Colleges and Hospitals under the control of this Directorate

1 List of Institutions.
2 List of Medical Colleges and its Associated Hospitals (link)

Guidelines

S.No. Description of Guideline
1 Para Medical Education - Permission for starting of Para Medical Courses by Self Financing Private Organisation / Registered Trust / Registered Society.
2 Medical Education - Starting of Medical / Dental Colleges by Private Oragnisations