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A fully equipped library with subscriptions to all significant journals complements the classroom learning.


Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Medical College Library is the fruit of the vision of a great visionary Sri Dr.A. Shanmugasundaramthe Founder and Chancellor of Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (Deemed to be University). A large collection of Medical sciences books and Journals gathered over a period of 28 years of rich study reference material. As of 2020, the Library is equipped with a collection of books classified under “Universal Decimal Classification”, 119 National and International Print Journals, 5088 online Journals. For ready references 377 copies of dissertations are available in physical copies. They have also been uploaded to the “Shodhganga” Reservoir. A Book bank is being functioned efficiently as part of the Library. A Separate “Archives” Section is available containing, old editions of books, ancient Indian medicine manuscripts and back issues of Journals which are preserved for ready reference. A large area is provided apart from the library, to enable students to study with their own books. This can be seated up to 150 Students. Aware of the need for accessories maximum knowledge in a quicker time by utilizing modern technology our library provides free access to more than 363 DVDs and 1932 online Journals. Our Digital Library is indeed a showpiece. In addition, two internet Labs with over 42 computer systems are available for use by students (UG/PG) and faculty free of cost.

Digital Library

The Digital Library contains an extensive collection of educational videos, CD Rom’s and DVDs, etc. There are facilities for individuals as well as for small groups to watch video material. The Digital Library is open during normal Library hours and the library staff will coordinate with the users.


The library has facilities such as Campesi-lib software and OPAC (Online Access Catalogue) which is used by students & faculty for the search of books by title/ author name etc. All the work related to issues and return has been computerized. All books are bar-coded. Campesi-lib is a totally integrated software package encompassing all aspects of library management. This software covers all areas within the preview of the Campesi-lib for efficient Information Management and at the same time provides a precious tool to all its members to have access to these resources at their fingertips. Modules / Features of Campesi-lib • Cataloging • Barcode enabled Issue return • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) 5. Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) facility is made available through Campus i-Lib Library management Software to know the bibliographical details about the collection. One separate node is made available in the Central Library for the OPAC facility. And as it is a Web OPAC, users from any location can search the library collection. Search by giving Title, Author, and domain can be carried out. 6. Security of resources is ensured through a system of checking at the exit point for all resources borrowed by the users. Visitors are also required to sign, noting the time of entry and exit. CCTV cameras are installed in the library for strict surveillance.

Library Working hours

Weekdays : 08.00 -12 midnight Sunday & other holidays : 9am -2.30pm

Reference Service

The Library staff at the reference and Information Desk will be able to provide information on library services and basic assistance with catalog usage, database, general reference works, etc. Admission to the library is restricted to members of the other college, but can be permitted to access library resources may do so with the permission of the Dean. Central library resources have the right to refuse entry without explanation.

Reprographic Service (Photo Copying)

Photocopying services (xerox) are located inside the central library. Copyright regulations must be observed at all times.

Clinical Skills Lab

Clinical Skills Lab is located in the Academic block of VMKV Medical College. The lab is having all educational facilities with all the potential benefits for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students and medical staff and provides a safe and protected environment in which the leaner can practise clinical skills.

We have all kinds of mannequins based on NMC regulations for 150 students in addition we also have mannequins for PG level such as skills trainer eye examination, skills trainer ear examination. Modular skills trainer, NG tube skills trainer. Skills trainer- anterior nasal packing, Skills trainer- central line training. Skills trainer- Arrhythmia trainer. Skills trainer- lumbar puncture, Skills trainer- Interosseous, BP- Arm, ICD.

The main objective of the clinical skills lab is to provide medical students with knowledge, skills and attitudes required for their practice. Not only the practical skills, this lab also helps to acquire sot skills such as leadership, team work, history taking with communication skills, physical examination along with some technical and practical procedures.

Primary Health Care Centre

primary health centre
PHC training from January 2021 to December 2021

MBBS students visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai during the following days as mentioned below. During the visits, students learnt about various Services provided at PHCs, functioning of National Health Programs, Staff pattern, Job responsibilities of health workers and various Records maintained at PHCs.

1st Year MBBS

Students Roll No. 01 to 75, visited Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 10.02.2021.

2nd year MBBS

Students Roll No. 62 to 91 visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari, on 18.12.2021.
3rd Year MBBS

  1. Students Roll No. 26 to 50, visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 11.08.2021 & 12.08.2021 respectively.
  2. Students Roll No. 51 to 75, visited Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 27.08.2021.
  3. Students Roll No. 67 to 100, visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 07.10.2021 & 12.10.2021 respectively.
  4. Students Roll No. 01 to 33, visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 09.11.2021 & 11.11.2021 respectively.
  5. Students Roll No. 34 to 66, visited Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai on 07.12.2021 & 09.12.2021 respectively.


CRRIs were posted at Primary Health Centre, Poolavari & Primary Health Centre, Elampillai for 15 days in each PHC on rotation as mentioned below. During these postings, Interns learned about the management of common ailments and emergencies at the PHC level, various Services provided at PHCs, MCH care, Family Planning, Immunization, School Health, Outreach services, conducting health camps, giving health talks, functioning of National Health Programs, Staff Pattern, Job responsibilities of health workers and various Records maintained at PHCs.

  • Roll No. 29 to 42 (81 A Batch), from 27.11.2020 to 26.01.2021.
  • Roll No. 09 & 10 (14 D Batch), from 18.01.2021 to 17.03.2021.
  • Roll No. 68 to 81 (81 F Batch), from 27.01.2021 to 26.03.2021.
  • Roll No. 53 to 65 (81 E Batch), from 01.04.2021 to 30.04.2021.
  • Roll No. 07 & 08 (14 C Batch), from 18.03.2021 to 17.05.2021.
  • Roll No. 04 to 06 (14 B Batch), from 18.05.2021 to 17.07.2021.
  • Roll No. 57 to 70 (81 E Batch), from 04.06.2021 to 03.08.2021.
  • Roll No. 01 to 03 (14 A Batch), from 18.07.2021 to 17.09.2021.
  • Roll No. 43 to 56 (82 D Batch), from 04.08.2021 to 01.10.2021.
  • Roll No. 13 & 14 (14 F Batch), from 18.09.2021 to 18.11.2021.
  • Roll No. 02 to 04 (4 B Batch), from 20.09.2021 to 17.11.2021.
  • Roll No. 29 to 42 (82 C Batch), from 02.10.2021 to 02.12.2021.
  • Roll No. 13 to 17 (17 C Batch), from 01.11.2021 to 31.12.2021.
  • Roll No. 01 (4 A Batch), from 18.11.2021 to 16.01.2022.
  • Roll No. 15 to 28 (82 B Batch), from 03.12.2021 to 01.02.2022.


Variyar Cafe

TIMING: 7 am to 9 pm
Breakfast Time:  7.30 am to 10.30 am
Lunch Time: 12 pm to 3.30 pm
Dinner Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Total tables: 31 nos.
Total chairs: 130 nos.
Total staff: 11 persons 

Variyar Gym



Variyar Mart

Variyar Mart

Variyar Salon

Variyar Salon

Counselling services

Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and Hospitals, Salem provides counseling services in order to prepare the students to move with a firm sense of direction. Professional and confidential services are provided to all students covering personal and learning issues. Each student is attached to a faculty counselor during his/her entire course of study to monitor the progress of the student. The academic performance is closely monitored and appropriate corrective measures are taken in time through special coaching and additional training. Periodically, parents are intimated of their wards performance.

Professional Development program

All over the World, in view of the globalization and IT revolution, English language has acquired a totally new dimension in the industry at large. With a view to give our students a competitive advantage, the English Language Centre of Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and Hospitals, Salem provides a variety of programs covering General English and English for academic purposes.

The Skills offered in English are:

  • Reading strategies
  • Writing skills
  • Interpretation of graphic information
  • Notes taking from both lecturers and written text
  • Language, specific to business, medical sciences and computing.

Student Health services

An intelligent mind is best ingrained in a healthy body. At Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and Hospitals, health management is given due importance and is second only to intellectual and spiritual well-being. Health services provide general first-aid, emergency treatment, nutrition advice, eye and ear testing and referral to the specialist services.

Vinayaka Health Club of our college provides guidance on health services. Simple and affordable insurance schemes are available for the students to get the health coverage. Medical service and consultations are free at our teaching Hospital and students are availing these facilities.


Students have free access to internet facilities maintained at our institution. From Anatomy to Community medicine, all the departments in college campus are connected and are fully networked. Internet, E-learning and browsing facilities are centrally maintained. Both undergraduates and postgraduates are trained and actively encouraged to make use of the internet facilities not only for their curriculum needs but for research and to enhance their knowledge.