Kanyakumari Government Medical College is located at Nagercoil. It is among the reputed medical colleges of Tamil Nadu. The foundation stone of the college was laid in 2001. The medical college began its first academic session in 2004. It is affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. Courses offered by Kanyakumari Government Medical College are approved by Medical Council of India (MCI). The government college aims to disseminate quality education and specialized skills in the field of medicine at under-graduate level.