Govt.Medical College, Kozhikode is a premier medical college located in the city of Kozhikode in Kerala,. It was established in 1957 as the second medical college in Kerala. Since then the institution has grown into a premier centre of medical education in the state. The vast and sprawling Medical College campus is spread over an extensive area of 270 acres (1.1 km˛) and is located about 8 km east from the heart of Kozhikode city. It was formerly affiliated to the University of Calicut and now to the Kerala University for Health and Sciences(KUHS). This college and allied institutions serve 40% of the population of Kerala .