Thoothukudi Medical College was started from 16.08.2000. In this college, Non-Clinical and Clinical departments are functioning. It is managed by Department of Medical Education, Government of Tamil nadu. It has initially recognized for admission of 100 students for MBBS course from the year 2000-2001. All the services are provided free of cost to people below poverty. Now 1112 beds are available in our Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital. An average of 2800 Out-patients and 590 In-patients are treated here daily. Moreover, an average of 465 deliveries, 630 major surgeries, 460 minor surgeries and 160 family welfare sterilizations are carried out here per month. This college is affiliated to the Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University. It is offering MBBS, MD, MS, DM courses, recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC), New Delhi.
Library: A Well ventilated Central Library facility with a floor area of 2400 sq.ft is a available .The library has reading rooms for students residents and staff members. More then 11,0000 books are available in the library national and international journals are subscribed annually. The library is Wi-Fi enabled to access the internet.
Lecture Hall: The College has 4 Lecture halls with a seating capacity of 180 and one Lecture halls with a seating capacity of 400. All the lecture hall have state of the art facility fitted with the most modern teaching devices like computer interactive touch panels, LCDs , High Resolutions Projectors and Document Camera's.
Hostel Facility: Separate hostels for boys & girls with all recreational facilities like gymnasium, TV, Reading Hall , Indoor & Out-Door Game facilities.
Laboratories: We have well equipped central lab available to carry out routine and specialised investigations. Each ward has a separate side lab. College campus houses Student lab, Clinical Lab & research lab.