Yenepoya Medical College Library cum Digital Information Centre is situated in the Academic block with ample contemporary furniture and lightings. We have a fully functioning library software that allows for bar-coding of all the reading material. All books as required by Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India are provided. Journal with back volumes are also available. The Library is divided into two seperate sections:
- Central Library
Services provided :
- Circulation Service
- Reference Service
- Reprographic Service
- Current Awareness Service
- Internet/E-mail Service
- Helinet Consortium - Access to e-journals & e-texts.
The Digital Information centre also has audio visual section, computers for the use of students and internet access. Internet access is also provided free to all the staff in their respective departments. The broadband link provides to access OVID, Science direct, Cochrane and library and many other scientific websites. Access to current journals and medical literature is also provided in the library.
The Library, spread over 1300 sq, mts has a good collection of back volumes of journals. The library is common for the YMC, YDC and other institutions under the Yenepoya banner. Simple amenities like reading room with newspapers, pure drinking water, bag storage space & prayer room are also provided. Library timings: 9 AM to 12 Midnight. During Examinations the timings are extended.
A separate museum for Anatomy, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine are housed in the respective departments, with exceIlent collection of wet and dry specimens, embryology models and translight exhibits. A unique Dental Materials Museum, is also a part of the campus. There are only two such museums in the country at present.
- Seven Lecture Halls.
- Audio Visual Teaching facitities with LCD projection systems.
- Auditorium with a seating capacity of 500.
- Examination hall with a capacity to accommodate 600 students.
- Demonstration Rooms and Service Rooms in every Department
- 24 hours diagnostic service laboratory
- Medical Imaging facilities with MRI
- Medical Record Department
- Bio-Statistical Unit
- Central Sterilization Unit
- MedicaI Workshop
- Public Relations Department
- Physical Education Department
- Animal House
Separate Hostels are provided for Men and Women with a capacity of 500 each within the Campus. All the rooms are well furnished and well equipped. The students are expected to stay in the hostels throughout the period of their study. The hostels have facilities to cater to both vegetarian & non-vegetarian students. The rooms are provided the basic amenities, attached mess, TV room, recreation room, basketball & volleyball courts & visitors area. Each hostel is managed by a Chief Warden and two Assistant Wardens.
Some faculty and other essential staff are provided accommodation In and also around the campus.
Earge sports ground encompasses the campus with facilities for Football, Cricket, Hockey & vadous other sports activities. Basketball, Volleyball &Tennis courts are provided for, near the hostel premises. The indoor sports centre has faciIities for Badminton, Table Tennis and it also houses a well-equipped Gym. The management believes in the adage "sound mind in a sound body" and realizes the importance of the need for sporting activities for the students. Consequently, the rnanagemenr has provided a Full size football field, cricket & athletic activities, stadium, gymkhana, basketball court, tennis court and indoor sports facilities like table tennjs and carom. The department of sports is managed by an enthusiastic physical director. Students of the ColIeges have excelled in various extm curricular activities. Yenepoya Medical College students who won Gold and Silver Medals represented the University in inter University competitions.
The Trust has developed a transport department running a fleet of 25 vehicles including buses, minibuses, jeeps & cars.
Rain Water Harvesting system has been developed with a capacity of about 20 million Ltrs, as a secondary source of water for the Campus. Sewage Treatment Plant is installed for recycling of sewage water and the same is used for gardening and toilet flushing. Incinerators are provided within the Campus for the easy disposal of waste thus providing a tidy and hygienic campus. Multi culture plantation is provided to make the campus green. Solar system ofwater heating is provided for hot water facility for the students.
Students are subjected to a thorough medical check-up, immediately on joining the institution. Every student of the College shall be covered under a private health insurance plan which includes a majority of diagnostic tests and procedures as well as hospitalization.
A Student Welfare Bureau has been set up in order to guide and counsel the students to enable smooth functioning of all activities of the student body, both curricular and extracurricular activities are headed by the Student Welfare Officer, whose role is to establish a close mpport with the students and guide them in their personal problems as well. The College, whenever required, offers its own professional English language teachers, with a view to cater the needs of non-native students, who need assistance in the English Language.
This Department is meant to help their students who find it difficult to cope with the pressures of professional college life. Management takes special care of such students in the form of counseling and personal contact with parents.