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Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY


Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY



Training of Students

Under Graduate Medical Students

We provide didactic lectures, practical sessions, and small group discussions which are interactive using different teaching-learning methods such as problem-orientated learning, case-based learning, seminars and integrated teaching sessions as a part of Early Clinical Exposure with adequate audiovisual aids, these enable a better understanding of concepts to the students and foster self-directed learning as per the new curriculum.

Faculties are involved in student enrichment activities such as Foundation course (1 month as per MCI), HeART program, Mentor-Mentee program and SNACS (Student Need Additional Curricular Support) for first-year students and Laboratory Medicine postings, Data interpretation classes, and CREAMS for second-year students.

We use the Learning Management System (LMS) to provide students with teaching-learning resources and also to interact, receive feedback and assess their performance periodically.  

To enhance the interest of the students, activities like Intra College Quiz – ChemAmaze, Seminar and e-poster competition are conducted every year.

Undergraduate Dental Education

To teach undergraduate dental students, we take lectures and practical sessions. To enhance interest of the students, we provide an opportunity for interactive seminars sessions and mini lecture competitions.

Nursing and Allied Health Sciences  

  • Nursing and allied health science students are trained under different basic concepts of biochemistry, to become better health care providers in future.
  • In addition, we offer teaching services to B.Sc. MLT during the first year and in final year various theory and practical sessions are conducted to enhance clinical biochemistry knowledge and skills of the students.

Postgraduate Teaching

Postgraduate students are trained in basic as well as advance biochemistry through seminars, journal clubs, presentations on recent advances and group discussions. Practical experiments are multifaceted which covers analytical, interpretation and quality of routine, special biochemical parameter and molecular techniques. Students are posted in clinical laboratory to be trained in patients care laboratory services, Good Clinical Laboratory Practices, ISO 15189 and laboratory accreditation process. The department curriculum formulation, development and revisions are conducted by Board of studies. Syllabus formulation of the subject is through using MCI guidelines and other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.




Medicine, Allied Health Sciences
Seats as per the University Norms
The PhD program aims at nurturing the research talents of the scholars guided by well experienced and talented research Supervisors.



2 Seats / Year
The MD Biochemistry program is focused on a mission to educate medical graduates in clinical chemistry and principles laboratory medicine. The principles taught enable residents to apply these principles in understanding disease processes and provide an excellent and holistic approach to patient care.



Postgraduate Degree
6 Seats / Year
M.Sc., Medical Biochemistry strives to train the students with the quality to handle technical equipment, conduct research and to understand and interpret disease condition.



250 Seats / Year
We provide an undergraduate course that is unique and in-line with all the governing principles, for producing capable and competent doctors, well oriented with community, national and global health needs. A solid foundation is laid to promote excellence from each student, and to decipher their interests to become the best version of responsible physicians.