Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute (CHRI), Kanchipuram, was established in 2006 as a constituent of the Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE). CARE is a deemed university, which got the status of Deemed to be university in 2008. CARE is associated with other Constituent Colleges and Schools, including:
CHRI is affiliated with Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (Deemed University), Chettinad and has permission for the renewal of 250 seats for the academic year 2022-23.
The college is contributing significantly to society as an Institute for higher learning and research in the field of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, and Nursing. Undoubtedly, CHRI is a preferred destination for aspiring students from across the globe for their medical careers.
Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute offer Medical Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Super specialty programs. Apart from the education, the college also provides the opportunity for the students to interact with and learn from some of the best professionals in their chosen area.
Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram
Establishment of college
Hospital Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute
MBBS, MD, MS, M.Ch., and D.M.
Chettinad Health City Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam Chengalpattu District- 603103, Tamil Nadu, India
Seats offered for MBBS
MBBS entrance test
NEET – UG
MBBS course duration
4 ½ + 1-year internship
Estimated MBBS Course fee from Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram
24.5 Lakhs per annum
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Step 1: Candidates are required to register for the NEET UG exam at https://ugreg22.tnmedicalonline.co.in/mbbs22/ and qualify for the exam.
Step 2: After qualifying NEET, candidates need to participate in the common counselling by the Directorate General of Health Services/ Medical Counselling Committee (DGHS/MCC) to get the allotment letter given for admission.
Step 3: Candidates selected for admission at Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram, should report along with original certificates and a Demand Draft for the prescribed tuition fee and other fees to get the admission confirmation letter.
Tuition fee per annum (Rs.)
Other fees – Uniform, Caution deposit, University Registration fees etc.
Hostel Fees (Mess & Accommodation)
Rs.1,80,000 to Rs.3,30,000 per annum depending upon the types of accommodation
The college believes in providing equal opportunity for students of all categories, including socially and economically backward classes. Therefore, it provides up to 100% as a scholarship to the deserving.
The candidates who qualify for the NEET-UG Examination are only eligible for the MBBS degree course.
Chettinad Medical College has a total of 250 seats, out of which 235 seats are reserved for Indian students, and 15 seats are for the NRI category.
The estimated MBBS fee is Rs.24.5 lakhs every year, and the total fees for the entire duration of the course are divided into 5 equal annual installments.
Candidates can apply for MBBS, MD, MS, D.M/M.Ch. in various specialisations from the college.