Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai is one of the premier government medical institutions of the country. Established in 1960, it is known to have played an instrumental role in training some of the best doctors in India. With undergraduate and post graduate courses offered in medicine, the institution has expanded many folds over the years with the addition of new programs and facilities.
The college also boats of hosting an annual cultural extravaganza which is one of the biggest festivals organized by medical students in South India. Pradharshini, in its 32nd year has been known to bring together students from over 100 colleges. The festival provides a platform for performing and literary artists to showcase their talent.