Government Medical College Thrissur was established in 1982 and is one of the leading medical institutes in Kerala. The college is affiliated to University of Calicut, Kozhikode. The college has been offering quality education in the field of medical science, since its inception, and it has a lot of contribution in the health department of the district, as well. It offers a number of courses in a variety of disciplines of medical sciences. The medical college offers courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.