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Institution with a new thought

Setting Benchmarks

About Us


  • The Dr.N.G.P. Research and Educational Trust (Formerly Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust) was established in the year 1990 with the goal of rendering quality education and training to the people of India and the world. The Trust was envisioned by our trustees with the single-minded objective of imparting education that is truly a class apart. Today, that vision has culminated into a world class organization of repute, rendering education to students from diverse cross-cultural backgrounds.
  • Having grown from strength to strength, presently the Trust is running 10 Educational Institutions in the field of Health Sciences, Arts & Science, Engineering & Technology, Teacher Education and a CBSE affiliated school.
  • Chairman & Managing Trustee

    KMCH Chairman
    Dr.Nalla G. Palaniswami
    KMCH Secretary
    Dr.Thavamani D. Palaniswami
    The Founder of the Trust Dr. Nalla G. Palaniswami, M.D. a Physician specialized in Endocrinology and the Managing Trustee Dr. Thavamani D. Palaniswami, a Pediatrician and Adolescent Care specialist. Their vast exposure and rich experience in the field of Health care in India and Abroad conceived the idea of establishing educational institutions on par with the developed countries. The world class infrastructural, instructional facilities, meticulous planning, continuous guidance and constant encouragement of our Chairpersons have evolved the Trust and its associated institutions as one of the reputed group in the state.

About the Institute


The KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore, established by the Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust, Coimbatore in the year 1995. The College has been recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu and affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.

The KMCH College of Occupational therapy is one of the comprehensive teaching institution attached with the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore – a 1300 bedded multi disciplinary super specialty hospital. The department of Occupational Therapy and rehabilitation medicine in the KMCH is one of the well organized and professionally designed clinical setup to carry out all kinds of therapy and training in South India. The institute has well planned infrastructure to carry out professional training from preclinical to Post Graduate and Research level programmes. The preclinical laboratories, specialty laboratories, IT infrastructure and Library resources are on par with the best centers in the country in the field of Occupational Therapy.

The institute has rendered an excellent service to the ill clients and developed normal living conditions for many people for past three decades. It is continuing its endeavors to support many pediatric and adult clients and put them into functioning.

Approvals & Recognitions

The college has been approved by the Government of Tamil Nadu and affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.

Principal's Message

Dr.Shashidar Rao
Dr. C. Shashidhar Rao
M.Sc. (OT), Ph.D.

Greetings, With great pleasure I welcome you to KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore and I proud to lead an institution with a spectacle of fine blend of tradition and modernity.

The KMCH Group of Institutions has always had its own distinct and identifiable niche. The culmination of academic excellence and rich clinical learning in the hospital of excellence, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital is one of KMCH College of Occupational therapy’s unique strengths.

Started in the year 1995 with a determined mission of imparting quality education and discipline. It is the collective efforts of our students and faculty that makes this college such a vibrant place to learn, to work, and to explore. Students choose our college for many reasons: the quality of our academic programs, the rich clinical exposure in the state of the art department of Occupational therapy located in the Hospital campus, the qualified and committed faculty, and the wealth of campus activity.

The college since its inception, has always strived for academic excellence, setting new records and is reflected in our students performance and results at the University level. Our students, from both the undergraduate and post graduate programs, have been securing The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University Gold Medal for past consecutive years.

Our college values the development of leadership, entrepreneurship and students are fully prepared to contribute to society and to be effective leaders of social change based on the ethical values and principles taught in the college. The college has scaled new heights of glory coupled with widespread achievements in the spheres of cultural, curricular activities and global placements of our students in Teaching, Managerial and Clinical supervisor positions across the globe.