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Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal Medical Educational and Charitable Trust was started by our Founder Chancellor Dr. A. Shanmugasundaram in the year 1981 to serve the needy in the society.

The Trust established the very first medical college in Pondicherry, Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital in the year 2000. Initially the Institution was affiliated to Pondicherry University subsequently it came under the ambit of Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation Deemed to be University, in the year 2004. The first batch of 100 students were admitted for 2000-2001 session, recently nineteenth batch of students have joined. At present 549 undergraduates, 99 postgraduate students are persuing their studies. We have PG courses in 13 disciplines - 9 Clinical, 2 preclinical 1 paraclinical and and 1 in Faculty of Allied health sciences. We started Bachelors program in Physiotherapy in November 2017 & second batch of students have joined this year. Centre for Yogic Sciences was also established this year.

The bed strength of Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital is 574. The ICCU and ICU are fully equipped. We have fully functional Super speciality departments like Medical Gastroenterology, Plastic Surgery and Nephrology with state of art Dialysis Unit, Urology with ESWL lithotripsy and Cardiology. The Institute has PUVA chamber and latest laser instruments in the Dermatology department & Component separator in Blood Bank.

All departments are fully equipped with necessary infrastructure. We feel proud to state that this Institute has one of the most equipped, spacious library. Our library is equipped with 12,950 books and 100 International and Indian journals. To promote research work library has internet, Wi-Fi and Audio-Visual facilities. We are equally proud to state that we have e - learning centre functioning in our Institution with 30 systems. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled for the convenience of staff and students. Our auditorium can accommodate 750 persons and is equipped with updated technology for theatre like projection.

Apart from Undergraduate & postgraduate courses in Medicine the College also offers courses in Allied Health and Physiotherapy. .

Overview - Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (Deemed to be University)

The strong desire of a philanthropist and an educationist, Dr. A. Shanmugasundaram to develop education paved the way for the establishment of Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal Medical Educational and Charitable Trust at Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. He was the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Vinayaka Missions Trust. By his zeal, dedication and untiring effort he made a niche for himself to the cause of education. He believed "Education is a important instrument for social change". His main objective was to make education reachable to the masses.

In pursuance of this objective, the University has established various educational institutions in the fields of medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health sciences, engineering, management, computer science applications and basic sciences, thereby contributing to the global needs for knowledge and education.

Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation has translated its Vision "to achieve excellence in education for the enrichment of the society" through its Missions of "spreading education globally" and successfully established many international co-operations across the globe. Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation excels in diverse disciplines through dedicated teaching by distinguished academicians. The University offers excellent infrastructure and right ambience to its students and constantly aims at achieving 'Excellence in Education'. The students acquire knowledge, self-confidence, moral values, leadership and skills in their chosen fields to meet the challenges of the competitive world. In fact, studying in the University is a rich and rewarding experience for the students.


Overview - AVMC & Hospital

AVMC is approved by Government of India, Government of Pondicherry

Approved by Medical Council of India

Permanent recognition from Ministry of Health, Government of India

A constituent College of Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (Deemed to be University)

Listed in WHO list of World Medical Schools Post-Graduate programs from 2006 2007 session

Approved by University Grants Commission (UGC), India

  • Central sterilization department & Central oxygen vacuum connection

  • 14 (11-major; 3-minor) Air-Conditioned operation theatres

  • Hospital has fully equipped ICCU, IMCU, ICU, NICU, PICU, RICU, SICU

  • Equipped with defibrillators, Ventilators, CT scan Colour Doppler, Modern X-ray machines, Ultra sound, Dialysis Machine,Autoanalyzer, etc.,

  • Maintaining good strength of inpatients and out patients

  • Experienced team of doctors

  • Free medical service and consultation by the doctors

  • Free treatment to the poor patients

  • Rural peripheral centres and regular health camps

  • Participating in the Government Programs in Primary Health Centres, issuance of Health Card and implementation of Health Tourism

  • Regular CME programs

  • Established in 2000

  • Situated NH-32, Pondy-Cuddalore Main Raod, Kirumampakkam, Bahour Commune, Puducherry

  • Health rural atmosphere

  • A sprawling 40.74 acre campus

  • Well equipped laboratories, museum, demonstration rooms & classrooms for pre & paraclinicals

  • Well equipped 574 bedded hospital

  • Highly qualified teaching staff with rich experience

  • Main library with more than 12950 books and 100 international and Indian journal

  • Departmental libraries

  • Medvarsity online services

  • Separate hostels for boys and girls in the campus

  • Sophisticated staff quarters in the campus

  • Indoor, outdoor games in the college campus and in the hostels

  • Students activities including cultural clubs and art clubs

  • Excellent results .