The College and Hospital Complex has been raised in an area of 39.08acres, ideally located with salubrious surroundings. It is provided with state of art infrastructure in terms of its blocks of buildings, which include cozy, comfortable and well-furnished departments, laboratories, classrooms for students, separate quarters for staff and nurses besides equipment of latest technological quality. The institution is backed by highly qualified and experienced staff, well equipped laboratories, library and modern teaching aids.
At present the hospital has 1,200 teaching beds with states of art operation theaters. Besides there are intensive care beds with 24 hours hi-tech trauma care facility, serving a wide cross section of community, belonging to every economic segment of society.
The college has emerged as a pioneer in the state of Tamil Nadu by providing medical and health care programmes through internationalization, innovation in academic and research studies. The college offers under Graduates course in medicine (M.B.B.S.), postgraduate degree (M.D/M.S) in 19 medical disciplines and super specialty courses (M.Ch/DM) in 4 disciplines. The sanctioned annual intake to the M.B.B.S. programme is 250 students
The College is a youthful vibrant and colorful campus. With exceptionally well appointed student housing, manicured lawns, playgrounds, gymnasiums and restaurants, the campus is agog with student life and activity. Student housing is secure and well supervised. Designated study areas, air conditioned class rooms and small group discussion areas add value to learning. The presence of students and postgraduates across the health care spectrum enhances the interdisciplinary educational experience. Exchange students from top College around the south India provide an National flavor to student life. Beside class, social events, annual cultural, literary, fine art events and sports fill the calendar. The campus is designed to ensure that students find a safe aesthetically pleasing environment to pursue their chosen careers with maximum support.
There are separate hostel facilities for both men and women students, with 500 single rooms available inside the campus to accommodate undergraduate and postgraduate students in medical and other disciplines. The campus has continuous running soft water supply and power supply. The avenues of trees and green plants give a resort-like ambience which is highly conducive to pleasant learning and peaceful living within the campus.
Candidates who have come from out of station live in this hostel and never regret because the hostel is perfect when service is considered. Every room provides complete comfort and when food is considered, students have always called it tasty. There are 5 hostel buildings of this college out of which 3 buildings is for girls and 2 is for UG and PG boys and there is one CRRI quarters for boys.
The aim of the central library of Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute is to serve the varied needs of its many readers efficiently. The library makes available to the undergraduates, post graduates, super specialties, paramedical students with a wide collection of medical literature including books, journals, reference sources, pamphlets, electronic resources like e-books and e-journals of the library. Library has a membership with DELNET and thro’ this various services are obtained.
This library, a “Knowledge Resource Centre” is located in an independent building, in a three storeyed building. This library is well designed, central air conditioned, with fire alarm, fully equipped with furniture & with a pleasant atmosphere. The layout of and floor area of each floor is 1393 Sq.mts. College started functioning from 2002 onwards. Library is functioning from 8.00 AM to 10.00 PM from Monday to Saturday and 9.00 AM to 3.00 PM on Sundays. Ground floor has 250 seats in one main reading hall, one room for faculties with 50 seats and another for PG students with 30 seats. In addition to these 330 seats, in the first floor 250 seats are available for the users to read their own books.
Central Library Resources
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● Reference service
● Referral service
● Current awareness service
● e- Alerts
● Inter Library Loan
● Research support service (Citation analysis, Plagiarism check)
● Digital Library
● Open access
● Document Delivery Service
● Subject gateways
● Remote Login
● Institutional Repository
● Ask the Librarian
● New arrivals
● Conferences, seminars, workshops
In the addition to the laboratories in each department, the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) is established to provide centralized research infrastructure to benefit investigators in multiple disciplines across MMCHRI. CRL is Located on the ground floor (sq.bt. 2000) of the college building and our mission is to provide a comfortable, safe and effective environment to conduct professional, high-quality research. This is achieved by providing the necessary environment, equipment and personnel to achieve research goals. CRL acts as a single point of contact for investigators to accelerate their research study and provides structured environment where researchers, undergraduates, Postgraduates and clinicians can work together on projects that are relevant and fundamentally important.
Molecular Lab at CRL is useful for doing research at the advanced level as well as for diagnosis and confirmation of certain genetic disorders of the patients at the molecular level. This facility is extensively used by our staff for completing their External and Internal Research funding projects, postgraduates for completing their thesis/research projects as well as by undergraduates to complete their STS ICMR projects and for any short term research projects.
A high tech auditorium with a seating capacity of 2000 members is built in 41,500 Sq ft. The auditorium is well-designed with modern audio visual enabled air-conditioned auditorium theatre with Dolby stereo surround system. All major functions, including Convocation, International conferences, CDE programs, annual cultural program and college day function are conducted in the auditorium.
Meenakshi Medical College houses a huge multipurpose ground which facilitates sports such as Cricket and Football. In addition to this the college has Volleyball, basketball and Throwball Courts. Sports facilities for track and field athletics are available in the campus for conducting intracollege competitions and events. The Students are usually guided and trained under the supervision of Physical trainers and they have excelled in the inter College medical sports meet and sports fest. Excellent facilities are available in the indoor sports area for Badminton, table-tennis, Carrom, Chess and yoga. The college houses a state-of- the-art gymnasium having sophisticated instruments and equipments.
1. Basketball Court
2. Volleyball Court
3. Track & Field
4. Cricket Ground
5. Football Ground
6. Throwball Court
3. Table Tennis