This institution was established in the year 1996 by our Founder Chairman,(Late) Dr.A.Shanmugasundaram, a noble Philanthropist and Educationist of extraordinary vision in the field of education who is the founder of Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation - Deemed to be University.
In 2003, Vinayaka Mission's Medical College and Hospital received permanent recognition from the Medical Council of India (MCI), Ministry of Health, Government of India. It was also renewed in the year 2010.
The Medical Council of India has recognized Post Graduate courses in General Medicine, General Surgery, Dermatology, O&G, Paediatrics, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Biochemistry, Radiology and P.G Diploma courses in D.C.H., D.G.O., D.Ortho., D.O., D.A., D.DVL in this Institution from the Academic year 2006-2007.
The Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College, Karaikal was recognized as a constituent College of Vinayaka Missions University listed in W.H.O. and FAIMER - International Medical Education Directory (IMED) in the year 2004 with the college code:F0000985 duly recommended by Government of Pondicherry, approved and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW) and University Grants Commission (UGC) under Ministry of Human resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI).
Dr. A.S.Ganesan, our Hon’ble Chancellor, Dato's Sri Dr.S.SHARAVANAN , PRO CHANCELLOR VMRF - DU , Mr. N.V. Chandrasekar, our beloved Vice-President, Mrs. Arunadevi Chandrasekar, Trustee and Mrs. Annapoorani Shanmugasundaram, Trustee - VMRF - DU are our guiding lights for ably managing the institution and extending all help for its academic upliftment based on latest trends in international medical technology and corporate approach for ensuring state of the art healthcare for people in and around the district of Karaikal. We are indeed grateful for their excellent and prompt acquiesce and valuable guidance. They are the real driving force in all our endeavours.
Vinayaka Mission's Medical college & Hospital, Karaikal has 590 bedded hospital. The hospital is fully equipped with state-of-art diagnostic and therapeutic departments to facilitate treatment of an extensive range of diseases. The hospital also provides special health care schemes like Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme(CMCHIS), ESI facilities. The entire campus of Vinayaka Missions Medical College spread over an area of over 70 acres and offers all the facilities, to the students and the faculty, that are encouraging for learning consisting of adequate museums, laboratory , airconditioned library, airconditioned skill labs , WiFi facilities , online library access, elearning resources , 24 x 7 emergency care facilities with laboratory and imaging facilities ,students counseling, periodic parent - teacher meetings and research facilities , Gymnasiums at hostels and sports grounds.
During its inception it was one of the first medical colleges in rural India established not only as an educational institution but also as a sterling healthcare provider for the rural population of South India.
CHANCELLOR VMRF - DU
Dr. A.S. Ganesan was instrumental in growing the campuses into Deemed to be University in 2001 through his administrative ability and vision to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the transmission of knowledge to inspire the youth.
PRO CHANCELLOR VMRF - DU
Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Karaikal strives to provide the right ambience for students to take up medical education with a global outlook.
Vice President VMRF - DU
Mr. Chandrasekar, Vice-President of the Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation and Deemed University and a member of the Management Board of the Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation and Deemed University is a young entrepreneur and educationist.
Managing Trustee - VMRF - DU
One of the virtues of studying Medicine at a place like Vinayaka Missions Medical College, Karaikal is that you can practice medicine while you study it; you can work in research laboratories alongside your professors on problems at the very frontier of knowledge.