Originally established by the Government of Kerala as an advanced centre for medical specialties, SCTIMST developed into an institute of national importance with the status of a University in 1980 under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
SCTIMST’s mission is to:
- Promote research and development in biomedical engineering and technology
- Deliver high quality patient care in selected specialties and subspecialties
- Develop innovative postgraduate training programs in advanced medical specialties and biomedical engineering and technology
- Participate in public health reforms through research, training and interventions
The Institute has three wings: the Hospital Wing, Biomedical Technology Wing and the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies.
695 011, Kerala, India