Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

DR. RELA INSTITUTE & MEDICAL CENTER, 7, CLC Works Rd, Shankar Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, india

Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

About Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

The Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital Chennai is also knowns as SBMCH Chennai. This medical college is a constituent college of the Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research. SBMCH Chennai is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and is approved by UGC and the Medical Council of India (MCI).

The Sree Balaji Medical College has various UG and PG medical programs. The college offers MBBS and MD/MS programmes to the students. Admission to these courses is given through the NEET entrance examination. Sree Balaji Medical College also has its own Hospital named Sree Balaji Hospital. The hospital is a 1000-bed teaching hospital. It is attached to the college and it provides various major super-speciality services. Through this hospital, the SBMCH Chennai's medical students also get various training opportunities.

The Sree Balaji Medical College has collaborated with the following institutes and centres.

  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, USA, 
  • Bradford Teaching Hospital and SBMCH
  • London North West Health Care NHS Trust, London UK
  • Medgenome Labs PVT.LTD, Bangalore
  • Aditya Jyot Institution of Vision Science and Research, Mumbai
  • Florida Limited Liability Company, USA
  • Cyberbond Health Care Private Limited, Chennai
  • FHM University of Applied Science, Germany
  • Institute of Experimental Medicine, Videnska, Czech Republic
  • Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai
  • National Institute of Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities
  • Anshin Hospital, KOBE, Japan
  • The National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA

The nearest railway station to this medical college is Chrompet Railway Station. It is around 1 km away from the college. The nearest airport to this medical college is Chennai International Airport. It is approx 6 km away from the SBMCH Chennai campus. The nearest bus depot is West Tambaram Bus Depot, which is about 3 km away from the institute.


About SBMCH Chennai:

College Name Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital Chennai
Short names Sree Balaji Medical College Chennai, SBMCH Chennai
Located in Chennai Tamilnadu
Founded in 2003
Institute Type Deemed
Affiliated with Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research (Deemed Univ.), Chennai
Approved by NMC
Counselling Conducting Authority Directorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu
Hostel Facility available Yes (Male and Female)

Facilities provided by SBMCH Chennai:

The students can avail of the following facilities while studying at Sree Balaji Medical College Chennai.

Medical Computer labs
Library Sports
Auditorium Cafeteria
Hostel Laboratory
Hospital O.P.D.
Centre for Community Medicine Blood Bank
Medical Social & Welfare Services

What courses does the Sree Balaji Medical College offer to the students?

The Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital (SBMCH) provides MBBS and MD/MS programmes. The students who want to get admission to the MBBS program will have to appear for the NEET UG and appear for the state counselling. For PG, the students will be required to appear for the NEET PG examination.

The students can check the available courses of SBMCH Chennai below.

Undergraduate programs:

MBBS- MBBS's full form is the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. The duration of this program is 5.5 years. The students who pursue this program become doctors.

PG courses:

1) MD/MS- The MD/MS programs are also known as Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery. Both these programs are PG-level programs. They can only be pursued after completing the MBBS program. The students who study in these programs become specialised doctors in their fields of specialisation. The students can check the available specialisations under these programs below.

MD – General Medicine
MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine
MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology
MD/MS – Ophthalmology
MD – Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
MS – Orthopaedics
MD – Anaesthesiology
MD – Microbiology
MD – Bio-Chemistry
MD – Pharmacology
MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MD/MS – Anatomy
MD – Pathology
MD – Physiology
MS – General Surgery
MD – Paediatrics
MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
MD – Psychiatry

MBBS eligiblity requirements:

The aspirants who wish to pursue the MBBS program from Sree Balaji Medical College Chennai can check the eligibility requirements of the program below.

  • The student should have passed his/her class 12th examination with PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) subjects.
  • The students should have got a minimum of 50% marks in his/her class 12th.
  • The student should have appeared in the NEET UG examination and obtained a valid score.
  • After clearing the exam, the student should have participated in the state's counselling process.

What is the duration of MBBS program and how many seats are available for admission under this program?

Duration of MBBS program in SBMCH Chennai:

Course Duration
MBBS 4.5 + 1-year Internship

Available seats under the MBBS program:

Course seats
MBBS 250

MBBS subjects in SBMCH Chennai:

The students study the following subjects during the MBBS program.

Phase Semester Subjects studied
Pre-clinical 1-2: Two Semesters Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology
Para-clinical 3-4-5: Three Semesters Community Medicine; Forensic Medic Madras Medical College, Chennai, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Clinical postings inwards, O.P.D.s to begin here;
Clinical 6-7-8-9: Four Semesters Community Medicine, Medicine and Allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology); Obst. Gynae.; Pediatrics; Surgery and allied subjects
(Anesthesiology, E.N.T., ophthalmology, Orthopaedics);
Clinical postings;

MBBS internship duration:

During the MBBS program, it is mandatory for all the students to complete the 1-year internship in any hospital. Without completing the internship, the students can not receive the final MBBS degree. The MBBS students get a stipend for the work they do during the internship period. The MBBS aspirants can check the duration of internship under each department of the hospital.

Departments Compulsory time duration for Internship
Community Medicine Two months
Medicine, including 15 days of Psychiatry Two months
Surgery including 15 days of Anaesthesia Two months
Obstt./Gynae. including Family Welfare Planning Two months
Paediatrics One month
Orthopaedics including PMR One month
E.N.T. 15 days
Ophthalmology 15 days
Casualty 15 days
Elective posting 15 days
Total  12 months
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MBBS fee structure in SBMCH Chennai:

The MBBS fee structure is provided below in the table for the aspirants.

Particulars Fees per annum
Tuition Fee (For Indian students) 24,75,000/-
NRI Tuition Fee USD $60,000/-
University Reg. Fee Rs 5,000/-
Admission Fee Rs 2,000/-
College Caution Deposit Rs 50,000/-
Hostel Fee Rs 75,000/- per year
Hostel Caution Deposit (refundable) Rs 50,000/-
Mess Fee at dividing system Rs 3,500/- to 4,000/- Per month.

NEET UG 2022 cutoff marks for various category students:

The students who sat for the NEET UG 2022 examination, can check the cutoff marks of the exam for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/UR categories below.

Category NEET 2022 cutoff NEET cut-off marks
UR/EWS 50th percentile 715-117
OBC/SC/ST 40th Percentile 116-93
UR / EWS &
45th Percentile 116-105
OBC/SC/ST & PH 40th Percentile 104-93

MD/MS duration and its intake capacity:

Duration of MD/MS in SBMCH Chennai:

Courses Duration
MD – General Medicine 3 Years
MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years
MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 3 Years
MD/MS – Ophthalmology 3 Years
MD – Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy 3 Years
MS – Orthopaedics 3 Years
MD – Anaesthesiology 3 Years
MD – Microbiology 3 Years
MD – Bio-Chemistry 3 Years
MD – Pharmacology 3 Years
MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 Years
MD/MS – Anatomy 3 Years
MD – Pathology 3 Years
MD – Physiology 3 Years
MS – General Surgery 3 Years
MS – ENT 3 Years
MD – Paediatrics 3 Years
MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 3 Years
MD – Psychiatry 3 Years

Available seats under MD/MS programs in SBMCH Chennai:

Courses Seats Courses seats
MD – General Medicine 20 MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine 6
MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 15 MD/MS – Ophthalmology 2
MD – Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy 7 MS – Orthopaedics 15
MD – Anaesthesiology 10 MD – Microbiology 3
MD – Bio-Chemistry 3 MD – Pharmacology 3
MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology 15 MD/MS – Anatomy 2
MD – Pathology 10 MD – Physiology 4
MS – General Surgery 21 MS – ENT 3
MD – Paediatrics 12 MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 8
MD – Psychiatry 2  

MD/MS fee structure in SBMCH Chennai:

The MD/MS aspirants who want to pursue these programs from SBMCH Chennai can check the fee structure of MD/MS programs below.


Course Duration 

fee per annum

seats available

M.D. (ANAESTHESIOLOGY) 3 Years Rs. 3500000/- 4
M.D. (BIOCHEMISTRY) 3 Years Rs. 300000/- 3
M.D. (GENERAL MEDICINE) 3 Years Rs.4500000/- 6
M.D. (MICROBIOLOGY) 3 Years Rs.300000/- 3
M.D. (PAEDIATRICS) 3 Years Rs.4500000/- 6
M.D. (PATHOLOGY) 3 Years Rs.1200000/- 6
M.D.(PHARMACOLOGY) 3 Years Rs. 300000/- 3
M.D. (PHYSIOLOGY) 3 Years Rs. 300000/- 4
M.D. (PSYCHIATRY) 3 Years Rs. 3000000/- 2
M.D. (RADIODIAGNOSIS) 3 Years Rs. 6000000/- 9
M.S. (E.N.T.) 3 Years Rs. 3500000/- 3
M.S. (GENERAL SURGERY) 3 Years Rs. 4000000/- 7
M.S. (OPHTHALMOLOGY) 3 Years Rs. 3500000/- 2
M.S. (ORTHOPAEDICS) 3 Years Rs. 5500000/- 10
3 Years Rs. 6000000/- 4
MD (Obst. & Gynae)/
MS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
3 Years Rs. 5500000/- 8
MD (Tuberculosis & Respiratory diseases)
/Pulmonary Medicine /MD (Respiratory Medicine)
3 Years Rs. 3500000/- 1
MD/MS (Anatomy) 3 Years Rs. 300000/- 2

NEET PG 2023 qualifying marks:

The NEET PG 2023 cutoff for various category students is provided below in the table. The individuals who participated in the entrance exam can check the cutoff below.


Minimum Qualifying/Eligibility Criteria

Cut-off (Out of 800)

General / EWS

50th percentile



45th percentile


SC/ST/ OBC (Including PwBD of SC/ST/OBC)

40th percentile


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