Government Tirunelveli Medical College, and the Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital are located in Palayamkottai, the twin city of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu State of India. Palayamkottai is known as the Oxford of South India and is the place of many a colleges, few of those institutions have been imparting higher education from the pre Independence era. This college has been established and managed by the Government of Tamil Nadu
Other Names Tirunelveli is also called as Nellai This college is also called as TvMC The students refer themselves as "Nellaimedicos"
The Tirunelveli Government Medical College and its teaching hospital are located in an extensive area of about 350 acres of land at High Grounds, Palayamcottai (Palayamkottai) in Tirunelveli.