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Otorhinolayngology is one of the major department in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute.It has been around since the inception of the institute (2001) and over the period has grown into a large force boasting of academically renowed professors, competent faculty, well equipped operating theatre and an audimotery room. It now   caters to a large population base in and around Pondicherry , cudallore , South arcot , Chidambaram , Panrutti , Villupuram  , Salem ….
            For almost a decade now, the department has been imparting   knowledge to undergraduates (MBBS) and since 2007 has been training the postgraduates.
            We provide comprehensive health care to all the patients who are in need. Apart from routine surgical work all major surgical as well as
minimally invasive procedures are performed at our institute.

            The undergraduates are taught by extensive use of audio-visual aids to reinforce tier understanding of the subject. The curriculum followed is as prescribed by the Medical Council of India. Clinical demonstrations and case presentations are always done in small groups to reach out to every last student. In addition seminars, symposia and integrated teaching are conducted weekly. The students are exposed to operative procedures performed in the theatre by the use of modern Audio-Visual telecast system from the operating table. This faculty allows a two-way interaction between the operating team and the students to put the matter into perspective. These are complemented with periodic tests in both theory  and clinics as well as a  model

examination in preparation for the university examinations.


The institute has been accepting students as a part of the      post-graduation programme since 2007. One students is undergoing training in each of the three batches . Teaching programme for the month is planned in advance and are conducted in the  afternoons. It includes lectures, seminars, journal club and clinicals.

            All the postgraducates have to present the afore         mentioned and their performance assessed, through a    prescribed assessment format by the faculty.To first batch of postgraduate students had appeared for the university examinations in march 2010 and get passed in first class...

Curriculum update

The curriculum for undergraduates and postgraduates was modified in the year2009, in view of the emerging treads, recent advances as well as common surgical problems in this geographic locate. It was redesigned by faculty of ENT department under the auspices of board of studies
Departmental library and museum
            The library us well equipped with over 150 books in ENT surgery and allied specialties . It remains up-to date with all   recently published books. It is readily accessible by the faculty and students alike as it is situated in the heart of the             department.  

Post graduate training
State—of—the  art  air— conditioned seminar room with an LCD  projection system aids of the  students  fathom the nuances of the subject. The department is also computerized for official as well as academic work.