Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

  • India
Name of the College Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram
Also Known As CHRI Kanchipuram
Year Of Establishment 2006
Location (State/City)  Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
College Type Trust
Affiliated With Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (Deemed University), Chettinad
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS
Total Intake 250
Official Website
Address Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Kelambakkam – 603103, Kanchipuram District (Tamil Nandu)
Contact Details 044-4741101


044-24740236, 25671875


044-24742845, 25671253

About Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) was conferred the status of Deemed to be University u/s 3 of the UGC Act 1956 in the year 2008 and since then, it has been contributing significantly to the society as an Institute for higher learning and research in the field of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing.

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In alignment with the motto of the University, “Capability, Character and Commitment”, the academic programs offered are professional, job oriented and innovative. CARE offers 74 Academic programs in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences (AHS), Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Architecture, Commerce and Law. Most of the programmes offered are interdisciplinary and are as per the emerging needs. Currently, CARE has about 2500+ students pursuing their UG, PG and Ph.D.


To offer transformative education and enable individuals to become responsible, empathetic global citizens who contribute towards a sustainable future.

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Department / Specialties in Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Pre – clinical

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry


  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine


  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Pulmonology
  • Dermatology and Venereology
  • Psychiatry


  • Surgery and Allied Specialties
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Ophthalmology

Super speciality Departments

  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Medical Gastroenterology
  • Neonatology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Central Library
Spread over 32,000 square feet, the Central library at CHRI is an asset to the institution and serves to disseminate knowledge among the medical fraternity.

Animal House

The central animal house attached to the department of Pharmacology

Mini Auditorium

A posh auditorium with a seating capacity of 500 participants


Most of the departments have a museum to store and exhibit their interesting cases.


The University offers a comfortable living accommodation within the campus, with separate hostels for boys and girls

Skill Lab
Improvisations in teaching and advances in technology have led to the emergence of Clinical Skills Laboratories


The Chettinad Sports training facility aims to help players improve their sports skills


Food court

Affiliated Hospitals for Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Chettinad general hospital is Health City campus epitomizes the guiding values behind the Chettinad Group’s motto of ‘Healthcare for All’. Strategically located on the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road), this 1180 bedded, state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital offers 24-hour services that match up to the most excellent in the world, and yet accessible to the underprivileged members of society.

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram

Eligibility MBBS

Eligibility for appearing in NEET (UG) is as stipulated in Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2018. Eligibility as per regulations is as follows: –

  1. He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.
  2. The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
  • Indian Citizens/ Overseas Citizens of India intending to pursue MBBS/ BDS from a foreign Medical/ Dental Institute also need to qualify NEET (UG).

Student Selection:

The selection of students to MBBS course shall be based solely on merit list of the candidates in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test as drawn by the admitting/counselling authorities in the respective categories.

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