The Best Medical Colleges of 2016, as Chosen by Candidates:
The most common national level medical entrance examinations in India, the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test, conducted by CBSE is taken by thousands of students every year across the country. The deserving students who clear the NEET are eligible for admission in the best MBBS and BDS colleges of India.
The NEET phase I examination was held on the 1st of May, 2016 while the phase II of the exam was held on 24th July, 2016.
There are a total of 426 medical colleges in India that offer MBBS course to the NEET qualified candidates, with an aggregate student intake of approximately 53380 candidates every year.
This article will enlist few of the elite and best medical colleges across India, that have garnered the maximum attention from the NEET committee as well from the qualified candidates in the year 2016.
Affiliated to the University of Delhi, this college was established in 1956 and has an intake of 250 NEET qualified candidates every academic year. It has been ranked as number #4 among the top medical colleges by Careers360 in the year 2016, due to its excellent medical infrastructure, qualified teaching personnel and unmatched medical training facilities.
- Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), in New Delhi
Established in 1916, this is the topmost medical college for NEET qualified women candidates and is affiliated to the University of Delhi. With an annual intake of 200 students, it was ranked 6th among the top medical colleges of India by India Today in the year 2016.
- King George Medical University (KGMC),Lucknow
An independent university established in 1911, it provides training to approximately 250 NEET qualified candidates in every academic session. It was ranked the 5th best medical colleges of India by India Today in the year 2016.
- Christian Medical College(CMC), Ludhiana
One of the oldest private medical colleges of India, CMC was established in the year 1881. It has an intake 75 NEET qualified candidates every year and was ranked as 5th best medical colleges by Careers360 in the year 2016.
Affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, it was established in 1948 and attracts some of the most talented aspiring medical students across the country. It offers approximately 125 seats every year. Managed exclusively by the Indian Armed forces, the students are obligated to serve the armed forces for a minimum duration of 7 years after successful completion of MBBS degree from AFMC.
- Seth GordhandasSunderdas Medical College (G.S. Medical College), Mumbai
Established in 1961, it is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and has an annual intake of 260 students every year. Ranked as the 9th best medical college by Careers360 in the year 2016, it is one of the most premier medical colleges of India.
- Grant Medical College, Mumbai
Founded in 1845, it is one of the foremost and oldest medical institutions in Asia that offers training is Western Medicine to 200 NEET qualified candidates every year. Affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, it was ranked as the 11th best medical college in the year 2016.
- Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata
One of the oldest medical institutions in India to offer training in European Medicine, it was founded in 1835. It is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, and was ranked as the 14th best medical college by Careers360 in the year 2016.
- Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital, Orissa
Established in 1962, this college offers quality medical training to 150 undergraduate MBBS candidates every year. It is affiliated to the Medical Council of India.
- Patna Medical College, Patna
Affiliate to the Aryabhatta Knowledge University, it was established in 1925 and has an annual intake of 150 MBBS undergraduates every year.
15% medical seats of all the premier medical colleges of the South Zone were under the All India Quota and were filled by the NEET 2016 qualified candidates. Some of the topmost medical colleges in the South Zone are:
Located in Vellore, CMC is the dream institute for many students. It was ranked as the #1 private medical college in India by India Today and Outlook India both.
- Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram
One of the best medical colleges of the South Zone, this institute offers its students the opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in medicine.
- Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam
This premier medical institute is located in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is the oldest medical college in Andhra Pradesh, and the sixth oldest in India.
Manipal institutions have long been revered for the quality of education they provide, and KMC is no exception. The colleges aims to train competent and compassionate physicians through their excellence in teaching.
Apart from the above, there are many more premier medical colleges across India with various specializations in the medical studies and research, providing quality training and education to the future doctors of the country.
This was our list of the best medical colleges in India, as perceived by NEET 2016 candidates.