Velumailu Siddha Medical College, has been well known as an outstanding institution imparting high quality education in Siddha.
Velumailu Siddha Medical College was established in 2001 by Dharma Medical Research and Charitable Trust. This prestigious college conducts a course leading to award of Bachelor’s Degree in Siddha Medicine Surgery (BSMS). This five and half years course including one year of house surgency is recognised by Department of AYUSH, Govt. Of India and approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicine and affiliated to The T.N. Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
Successful candidates are eligible to get ‘A’ class registration enabling them to practice Siddha anywhere in India. With the commencement of post graduate courses in Siddha, this institution is poised to take a giant leap in its stride for accomplishing the goal of providing the best siddha practitioners to the world. Presently 200 BSMS students are pursuing their studies. 120 Siddha doctors are successfully completed their studies and all are well placed in India and Abroad.
Velumailu Siddha Medical College is situated in a beautiful verdurous campus in Sriperumbudur – Newly developing Industrial area. It is situated on the Chennai-Bangalore high way well connected by Airport, Port, Railway station and nearby Sriperumbudur bus stand to facilitate. The campus environment pollution free and peaceful with a relaxed atmosphere all conductive to healthy education.
VSMC is functioning in a separate Block housing teaching departments, Laboratories, Museums, Lecture halls, Computerised modern library is functioning in a separate block. A 150 bedded Hospital with OPD & IPD facilities, four VIP suits, deluxe rooms general wards and a 24 hrs pharmacy helps the students to get a practical clinical training with good clinical exposure.

Infrastructures: Velumailu Siddha Medical College
Velumailu Siddha Medical College is a model College, well developed and equipped. The college building is well planned newly constructed, pollution free and has lush green surrounding. It has spacious classrooms, well equipped dissection hall, laboratories, museums and a hospital for practical and clinical training.


The class rooms are constructed in a way to accommodated 50 students at a time with full natual light and having modern teaching aides, overhead projectors and computers.
The teaching programe in Basic Sciences consist of

Didactic class room lectures
Bed side teaching
Field studies
Clinical meeting
Lab practicals
Presentation of clinical cases
OPD teaching
Computer assisted learning
Guest Lectures
The students are periodically assessed by having end posting clinical exam (clinical & Viva) mid semester and end semester exam.

The college has a unique, modern, full fledged anatomy theatre & museum approved by Government of Tamil Nadu by the Anatomy act. An adequate quantity of human cadavers are properly stored in the glaze tiled storage tanks in a separate rooms and well preserved.
The Anatomy theatre has well lit good light, better cross ventilation, sealed drainage facilities and with water sources. This provides good and comfortable studies for the students.
Well experienced, student friendly team of faculty guide in dissection and expose the students to get immersed in the knowledge of Anatomy. Periodic regular special classes are conducted with experienced Senior Professors, utilizing the latest and modern, audio visual equipments. The dissection procedures are taught with LCD projector with on line video capturing. The accurately captured pictures and movies are repeatedly focused, highlighted with explanation and magnification.
The abundant quantity of imported 3D Anatomical Charts, Human Articulated Skeletons, Individual Bones, Dissected Human Specimens, Models and Study Materials are the added features of this department for getting more & more knowledge to the students.

VELUMAILU SIDDHA MEDICAL COLLEGE has all the required Departments with the following laboratories which are fully equipped with latest equipments and instruments.

Medicinal Botany deals with the morphological, anatomical and taxonomical character of plants with medicinal values. Students are given training in collection and identification of herbs, compilation of medicinal plants & preparation of Herbarium sheets & photo album of rare herbs.


Biochemistry helps students to determine the qualitative and quantitative composition of organic and inorganic constituents. Practicals are conducted using modern techniques for analysis of samples. (Urine, Blood, etc.,)


Modern and Siddha concepts in the normal functioning of the human body is taught by eminent teachers.


The Library is replete with huge volume of books encompassing in Siddha and Modern Medical Sciences. There are four separate halls, one each for Reference, Reading, Computer Section (Digital Library), Journal and Traditional Science Section where palm leaf manuscripts are preserved. Library is fully computerized and has access to Internet and CD ROM. It offer free electronic access through internet, to the members of the faculty and students through which they are able to access the medical databases consisting millions of medical references. FACILITIES
* Huge Volume of Medical Books (More than 20000)
* Fully computerized
* Photocopying services
* For Internet access
* Stocks of VCDs, DVDs about Medical Sciences

There are separate hostel for Boys and Girls. They are surrounded by evergreen trees, gardens and sprawling lawns. Each student is provided with all necessary facilities like cot, almirah, locker, reading table and fan etc., A common room equipped with T.V., indoor games, Newspapers and periodicals are provided for the students. Filtered and purified water is supplied. A 125 KVA generator gives 24 hrs power backup for students for their regular studies without any interruption. A Stationery Shop is available in the campus exclusively for the students.

Modern kitchen with bio-gas steam cooking, mechanised dish wash, fly proof courage and scientific method of disposal of kitchen waste. The college mess is surrounded by green lawn. Safe drinking water, sterilized wares and pure cow’s milk are provided.


There is a big play ground for games sports which is being used for cricket, Badminton and football etc., The co-curriculars activities are also encouraged among the students through various activities like debating , Quiz, Drama, Music and Essay writing competition throughout the session.


The college conducts various educational tours. Herbal collection, herbal identification, visiting other Indian Medicine Colleges, Hospitals, Pharmacies and Government Herbal Gardens are the main objectives of educational tours.


Free medical camps are being conducted regularly at Sri Khon Gurunathar Asharamam, Thozhurur, Thiruvallur every week Saturdays. More than 200 patients are attending the Camp every week and get cured. All are given free medicines. Other than this various free medical camps are conducted every month in nearby villages. This facilitates the students to acquire more clinical knowledge


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