Travancore Medical College, Kollam was established in 2009 and is affiliated to Kerala University with the permission of Medical Council of India (MCI). The Campus of Travancore Medical College provides a rare blend of a bustling city life amidst a green natural environment. The campus abounds in greenery with lots of trees grown around providing a scenic backdrop with most modern and well equipped educational facilities.
The Medical Education in the country was having many woos and ills for years and this has resulted in a big gap between medical practice and the curriculum in medical colleges. This may be true because those who practice medicine are not involved in the preparation of the curriculum. The Travancore Medical College at Kollam has been yearning to remedy such pitfalls in the medical education from its beginning.
The Medical College is in their infancy and has been witnessing the usual growing pains and teething troubles as is expected of such an institution. The management team of the Medical College is well aware of the positive goals to be achieved by this novice institution in Kollam district.