Top Medical Colleges In India

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Top Medical Colleges In India

A career in medicine has always been sought after and one of the most respected professions. The reason behind this being it is not just a normal job but is a service requiring an immense amount of commitment. Also one gets to make a difference and impact the lives of people positively. There are numerous top medical colleges in India that are known to hone the skills and channelize the passion of students. Below is the list including top private and government colleges. The ranking has been done depending upon factors like academic productivity, infrastructure, research output, and many more.


All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

The AIMS Delhi has been one of the top-rated institutions in India offering UG, PG & Doctoral programs. They have in total 7 institutes all over India in different cities and each of them offering quality training & research facilities. Also, the college is attached to a hospital that goes by the same name. For admissions, the university conducts an entrance exam every year in the month of May. The AIMS colleges boast of a well-equipped infrastructure and are considered to be one of the top-rated in the country. The college offers numerous facilities like a library, laboratories, research facilities, hostels, and many more. The undergraduate MMBS course (5.5 years) is much in demand and has an approximate fee of 6.59K.

Christian Medical College, Vellore

CMC Vellore, one of the oldest medical colleges in the country was founded in 1900. The college is affiliated with Dr. MGR University, Tamil Nadu. The medical history of the college is worth a read with many of the firsts attributed to it. The college holds many national records from the first open-heart surgery to the first kidney transplant and many more. CMC Vellore offers numerous courses both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The list of some of the popular courses includes MBBS, BSc. in allied health sciences like ICU Techniques, Emergency Responder, Cardiac Technology, etc. They also have MSc, fellowship programs, and diplomas as well. In order to gain admission into the MBBS course, one has to appear for the NEET exam. For more information check out their official website // 

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry

Established in the year 1823 it is again one of the oldest government medical colleges in the country. Popularly known as JIPMER the college offers courses in 37 different disciplines. The list is inclusive of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Admissions into the college are offered through an entrance exam conducted by the institute. The college also has a residential hospital providing affordable medical care to numerous patients.    

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Founded by Dr. TMA Pai in 1955 the Kasturba Medical College is a part of the Manipal University. Apart from the medical council of India, it is also recognized by the General Medical Council of Great Britain, Australian Medical Council, and Malaysian Medical Council. It is India’s first self-financed medical colleges offer MBBS, MD, M.Sc, Ph.D., M.Phil, and MS courses. Clearing the NEET Entrance Exam is a primary requirement for admission into the college.

Dr. MGR University, Tamil Nadu

The institution is a state university established in the year 1987 and is located in Chennai. It is considered the second-largest university in the health sciences sector in India. The university is known for offering courses like MBBS, Dentistry, Nursing, PG programs, and other allied courses in medicine. Admissions to the medical programs are based on the entrance test conducted by the university.

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

Popularly known as AFMC, Pune is one of the medical institutions in the country. AFMC was established in 1948 with the main motto of training medical and paramedical professionals for employment in the armed forces. Today the college is affiliated with the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Apart from MMBS the college also offers postgraduate programs in areas like Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, and many more. One can also find courses in nursing and the paramedical fields as well. Admission to the college can be obtained by clearing the NEET exam.

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Established in 1835 the college is one of the oldest and elite institutions offering medical education in India. The college was initially affiliated with the University of Madras but until 1988 when the institution received affiliation from the Dr. MGR University, Tamil Nadu. The list of courses includes undergraduate, post-graduate diploma, and postgraduate super specialty degrees.  Eligibility criteria for obtaining admission again depend upon the score secured in the NEET exam.

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