Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Salem was started in 1995, affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu. It became a constituent college of Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation in 2004. The institution is located in the rural area of Salem, South India in a vast area of 51 acres. The institution is running UG and PG programmes with 23 well established departments recognized by Medical Council of India. (VMRF).
The institution has limpid vision of providing service to the humanity at large by making available the best form health care to the local community. It provides able governance and leadership to translate this vision into action through its high quality medical education and advancement of medical programme to achieve national and international health goals. The hospital has 560 beds with best of world class facilities made available at an affordable cost to the community with all innovative and sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment and teaching facilities. The hospital is having consultancy services, tie-ups with Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
All the departments are having adequate space and are well equipped, ICT enabled air conditioned lecture halls with latest audio visual teaching aids are provided. The institution has both internal and external quality assurance cell for promoting the quality of academic, administrative and research activities.