The medical college is the first government medical college in the Tamil Nadu to get permission from the MCI to offer 250 MBBS Seats. The medical college celebrated its Golden Jubilee in July 1991. The medical college is one of the oldest medical centres in India in the field of medical education as well as health care treatment.

Affiliation and Recognition
One of the top medical colleges in India, Stanley Medical College Chennai is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The medical college is also included in the list of the World Directory of Medical Schools.

Achievement & Ranking
Stanley Medical College Chennai, one of the top government medical colleges in India has been ranked 11th by the India Today and Nielson in 2013 survey. The medical college is the first government medical college to perform liver transplantation in India. The medical college has been certified by the ISO with the standard 9001 in 2000.

Courses Offered  
Undergraduate Medical Course
The UG Medical Course offered at the top medical college, Stanley Medical College Chennai is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery i.e. MBBS with a duration of 4 ½  years followed by one year of compulsory internship. The total intake capacity for the MBBS Course is 250
 
Post Graduate Medical Courses
The PG Medical Courses offered at the government medical college, Stanley Medical College Chennai are Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS) with a duration of 3 years to the medical students. The total intake capacity for the PG Medical Courses is 191.
Specializations
The Specializations offered in MD/MS Courses are mentioned below:
MD: Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Forensic Medicine, General Medicine, Microbiology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radio Diagnosis, Social & Preventive Medicine, Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases
MS: Anatomy, ENT, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics

Admission Process
Undergraduate Medical Admission Process
Eligibility Criteria
The Candidate seeking MBBS admission in Stanley Medical College Chennai must have
• Completed 17 years of age as on 31 December of the year of MBBS admission
• Must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying Entrance Exam. In respect of the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL), the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in the qualifying examination shall be 40% marks for Unreserved and General-EWS Candidates. In respect of PwD candidates, the minimum marks in the qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Biotechnology taken together shall be 45% instead.

MBBS Entrance Exam
NEET UG is a common MBBS entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to the MBBS course in medical colleges in India. To secure MBBS seat in Stanley Medical College Chennai, the candidate has to qualify in NEET exam with the following percentile:  
• General Category: 50th percentile
• SC/ST/OBC Category: 40th percentile
• PwD Category: 45th percentile

MBBS Admission Process
The process of counselling for MBBS admission in the Stanley Medical College Chennai is conducted by The Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu. To secure MBBS admission in one of the top government medical colleges in India, Stanley Medical College Chennai, NEET UG qualified candidates have to participate in DME, Tamil Nadu counselling process as per the schedule. The allotment of the MBBS seat will be done based on the NEET rank obtained by the candidate.

Postgraduate Medical Admission Process
Eligibility Criteria
The Candidate seeking PG medical admission in Stanley Medical College Chennai must have
• Passed MBBS from recognized medical college
• Completed one-year internship on or before 31 March of the year of PG medical admission
• Registered with State Medical Council/Medical Council of India

PG Medical Entrance Exam
NEET PG is a common PG medical entrance exam, conducted by the National Board of Examination (NBE), for admission to PG Medical Courses in medical colleges in India. To secure a PG medical seat in Stanley Medical College Chennai, the candidate has to qualify in NEET PG entrance exam with the following percentile:
• General Category: 50th percentile
• SC/ST/OBC Category: 40th percentile
• PwD Category: 45th percentile  

PG Medical Admission Process
The process of counselling for PG medical admission in the Stanley Medical College Chennai will be conducted by The Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu. To secure PG medical seat in one of the top government medical colleges in India i.e. Stanley Medical College Chennai, NEET PG qualified candidates to have to participate in DME, Tamil Nadu counselling process as per the schedule. The allotment of the PG medical seat will be done based on the NEET rank obtained by the candidate.

Teaching Hospital
One of the top medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, Stanley Medical College Chennai is attached to Government Stanley Hospital with more than 1280 bed strength. The medical college has also associated hospitals, namely, Government Peripheral Hospital Chennai, Government Hospital for Thoracic Medicine Tambaram, Government Raja Sir Ramasamy Mudaliar Lying-in Hospital Chennai. The hospital provides in-patient treatment and hands-on clinical training to medical students.

Facilities
The facilities available at Stanley Medical College Chennai, one of the best government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are - Lecture Halls, Clinical Laboratory, Skill Lab, Auditorium, Central, Departmental Library, Demonstration Rooms, Common Rooms for Boys & Girls, Museums, Food Canteen, Mess, Separate Hostels for Boys & Girls, Sports, Gymnasium, etc.

Famous Alumni
One of the best medical colleges in India, Stanley Medical College Chennai has notable alumni namely, Prathap Chandra Reddy (Founder of Apollo Hospitals), T.M.A Pai (Founder of Manipal University, KMC Manipal), Thomas Thomas (The First Indian Cardiothoracic Surgeon), Mohammed Rela (World Renowned Liver Transplant Surgeon), Jitendra Singh (Union Minister of Science and Technology).

Author's Bio: 

Stanley Medical College, one of the top government medical college was established in the year 1838 and the college is located in Chennai.