Govt. Vellore Medical Collge was established in the year 2000-2001 under the control of Directorate Of Medical Education by the Govt. of Tamilnadu. A 300 bedded tertiary care teaching hospital was opened on 8.12.2004. The MCI approved MBBS Course with 100 student in take is conducted from 01.08.2005. The course is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University. The Vellore Medical College Hospital caters to population from vellore District & adjoining Thiruvannamalai District.