Delhi is heart of India and the go-to city for quality education in Medical, Engineering, IAS, to name a few. Interestingly, Delhi has continuously been inhabited since the 6th century BCE. It served as a capital of kingdoms and empires through most of its history. It has been captured, ransacked and rebuild several times and modern Delhi is a cluster of a number of cities spread across the metropolitan region. It sure has got some amazing history. But for now, let’s look at the top medical colleges in Delhi.
Top Medical Colleges in Delhi:
Delhi houses some of the best medical colleges in the world.
We have identified some of the best medical colleges in Delhi and listed them here for you:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
First off our list is of course, AIIMS and it is called the ‘Mecca of Medicine’ in India. It consistently remains the no.1 medical College in “best medical college ranking” surveys conducted by several magazines like India today, outlook today etc. Being the best college, you can expect to find some of the most intelligent human beings interested in learning medical sciences over here.
AIIMS is located on the well-connected Ring Road in the Safdarjang area. The nearest metro station is AIIMS metro on the yellow line, which is right across the campus. So, accessibility is excellent. However traveling is not an issue, as all the students prefer to stay in the hostels to save traveling time.
The college infrastructure is very good. The canteen serves better food than most restaurants, library is impressive & sports facilities are quite good. Environment is pretty healthy and placement is great. The institute offers MBBS, MD/MS, MHA, BSC in various disciplines. The best part about AIIMS Delhi is the alumni that have passed this great college. Just being in the list of those great personalities is a big thing.
Maulana Azad Medical College
Well, AIIMS is unbeatable. But Maulana Azad Medical College comes a close second. It is a government medical college and affiliated to University of Delhi. Named after Indian freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the faculty is the best part about this college. It also provides facilities for research and students can work with the faculty and publish research papers in peer reviewed Indian and international journals.
The medical school offers MBBS, post graduate/residency degrees of MS, MD and super specialty/sub-specialty fellowship degrees of M.Ch and DM. It has attached schools offering degrees in nursing and pharmacy. The MAMC campus houses Lok Nayak Hospital, GB Pant Hospital and also has the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences.
It has been consistently ranked among the top medical colleges in India. It has been ranked 11 by Outlook India in top Medical Colleges in India 2016.
Lady Harding Medical College
The Lady Harding Medical College has the unique distinction of being the only Medical College in India that exclusively trains female students. The college was founded by Lady Harding of Penhurst, the wife of the then Viceroy of India, in order to overcome the orthodox trends prevailing in the contemporary India.
The College has come a long way, retaining its unique character, still marching ahead with the times and is upgrading itself dynamically in all its fields of activities. It is continuously ranked among the top medical colleges in Delhi.
LHMC has a spacious campus with all the modern infrastructure. The campus also has a hostel, library, auditorium and laboratories. It also includes a ground for sports and extra co-curricular activities.
Jamia Hamdard University
Next on our list is Jamia Hamdard University and it has been ranked 18th among Top 100 Universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD) in 2016. The university provides full residential facilities for the staff and students, both in and outside campus. There are nine residential blocks in the campus which are meant for residence of all categories of the teaching and non-teaching employees.
The university offers graduate programs MBBS, and post-graduate programs in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Institute is also planning to introduce undergraduate programs in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy and Post Graduate Diploma in Preventive Cardiology. It has been continuously ranked among best medical colleges by various magazines.
Jamia Hamdard Alumni Association and Jamia Hamdard Pharma Professionals Alumni are two communities on LinkedIn network. The alumni of this colleges have found great success and LinkedIn have become a hub of activities for alumni and current students.
University College of Medical Science
UCMS is ranked among top institutes in PubMed journal index. The college offers medical & paramedical courses. It was the first Indian medical college to start a Medical Humanities Group. UCMS also organized the first ever ‘Theater of the Oppressed’ workshop for medical students in India in 2011.
The college was established in 1971 as a Constituent College of University of Delhi. Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital is the associated teaching hospital with 1000 beds. It is one of the three public trauma center in Delhi in addition to Susruta Trauma Centre and Jai Prakash Narayana Trauma Center at AIIMS and is fully equipped with burns ward.
It is known for its quality research and ranked 7th based on the number of publications in PubMed indexed journals.
Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) is attached with the famous Safdarjang Hospital for clinical teaching. The college is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. The college began on a very modest note with infrastructure carved out of the portions of the Safdarjang Hospital; today it is housed in a state of the art, centrally air-conditioned building.
It has a separate Library building with excellent collection of Medical books, Journals and Internet facility. It has a very competent faculty in the pre/para-clinical and clinical disciplines in addition to medical infrastructure. Until the inception of All India Institute of Medical Science, Safdarjung Hospital was the only tertiary care hospital in South Delhi.
The college has been ranked 19 by outlook magazine in its survey of best medical colleges.
Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital
NHMC&H is affiliated to University of Delhi since 1992 and imparts 5 ½ years undergraduate BHMS course and 3 years post graduate MD (Hom.) course in two disciplines – namely, Practice of Medicine and Organon of Medicine.
It was established in 1963 by Late Padama Bhushan Awardee Dr. Yudhvir Singh, a great social worker, freedom fighter & pioneer Homoeopath of India. Since then, the institution has come a long way in adding new dimensions to the Homoeopathic Education. All the medical facilities in the institution are free of cost to the public. It is ranked among best colleges in Delhi by various magazines.
Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia College
A & U Tibbia College and Hospital is a historical institute in India. It was started as `Madarsa Tibbia` in 1889 and later on this Madarsa Tibbia was converted and re-established in new building at Karol Bagh 1916. This institution was inaugurated by Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on 13th Feb.1921.
The college is affiliated to the University of Delhi since 1973. It provides 4 ½ years regular course of study followed by one year internship leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor-of-Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor-of-Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS). There are 28 Departments (14 Dept. for each system) and a Hospital with 150 beds attached to the College where practical training is given to the students. The Post–Graduate Courses (M.D) were started in 2002.
The college is located in a busy area off the D.B. Gupta Road. Although located in a very noisy area, the college seems to be quiet and gives you a sense of being far away from the city.
Army college of Medical Sciences
ACMS is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. It was established in 2008.
It offers 4 ½ year MBBS degree course. The colleges is only for wards of serving and retired Army persons and SC/ST/PH only. The admission is through NEET and the annual intake is 100.
Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute
Established in 1953, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (VPCI) is a unique medical institution devoted to research, teaching and patient care in the field of chest diseases in particular. It is affiliated to University of Delhi and located in the north campus.
P. Chest Institute has all the infrastructure needed for its students to pursue academic studies and research. Apart from library and hostel, the institute also has an animal house, publication unit, medical photographic studio and a canteen.
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