About your Dream Destination.A silent revolution took place in the academic annals of Puducherry (Formerly known as Pondicherry ) in the year 2001. An upheaval in health education, in the spellbinding shape of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, introduced the first Medical College with majestic free hospital open to the public.Since then and till now Puducherry prides itself of having a trendsetting and modern institution attracting students not only domestically but also globally.
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College stands strikingly as an architectural beauty, with its massive structures, on the east coast road, at Pillaiyarkuppam, between Puducherry and Cuddalore. Strategically located, on the NH-45A National Highway , very near to Cuddalore town and 14 kms from Puducherry, it provides a full range of services to the numerous urban and rural public in the surroundings. Shri.M.K.Rajagopalan, the founder, loves innovation and challenging tasks. He believes that a vision with a strong commitment and dedicated task can make things happen, transform lives and change the world. His pioneering venture in the U.T of Pondicherry introduced Six Colleges setting a dynamic trend in professional education. The magnetic force in him paved the way for others to follow him and today Puducherry boasts more number of professional colleges than any other State for its area and rate of population. His unquenched zeal for educational promotion brought a boon to Chennai too, adding one more Milestone with the birth of SSSMC&RI last year.
Puducherry , now an educational hub, with its traces of former French culture and architecture , breathtaking backwater scapes, colourful shopping arcades, vibrant streets, beach promenade for a nice stroll and sea breeze, gastronomic delights, wealth of tourist sites viz, Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, Manakkula Vinayakar Temple, attract more number of tourists than any other city in the south.
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, is proud to have been recognized for its successes, achieving the highest possible Deemed University status conferred by University Grants Commission, New Delhi,embracing the domain Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Univeristy.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Pondicherry