Top Medical Colleges In India

When a person decides to become a doctor, they choose to dedicate themselves to the service of others, selflessly. The glory of medicine is that it is constantly moving forward, that there is always more to learn. The ills of today do not cloud the horizon of tomorrow, but act as a spur to greater effort. Choosing to get into the medical profession is in itself a choice of courage and pride. Medicine deals with the lives of people; hence needs proper training and practice. One cannot afford to compromise with the choice of college they are getting admitted in. To help you take a better decision, we present to you a list of top medical colleges in India.

Top Medical Colleges In India:

 

AIIMS are a group of autonomous public medical colleges of higher education. These institutes are of national importance. AIIMS New Delhi is a fore-runner parent excellence institution set up in 1956. The Institute was established in 1956 and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It has good facilities of patient-care, research and teaching. Govt. has allowed setting up of six more AIIMS-like institutes in 2012. AIIMS has been consistently ranked the top medical college in India to pursue any Medical degree by India Today in annual surveys.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
AIIMS MBBS National Level Exam/Admission
AIIMS PG National Level Exam/Admission
AIIMS Nursing National Level Exam/Admission

Fees 

BACHELOR OF MEDICINE, BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS) – 1,389 PER YEAR

CMC is an educational, research institute, a registered voluntary, non-profit organization and a tertiary care hospital. A noted medical destination, it is one of the most prominent and respected medical destinations in India and internationally. CMC is known as one of the top-ranked medical colleges in India. India’s first successful open heart surgery (1961) and kidney transplant (1971) was done here.

The CMC has been consistently ranked among the top medical colleges in India. India Today ranked CMC the #1 Private Medical (second after government hospital AIIMS) in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Outlook India ranked CMC top private medical school 2015. Careers360 has ranked CMC Vellore first in Top Private Medical colleges in India in the year 2016.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹20.5 K / YR

Established in May 1948, AFMC is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health and Sciences. The institution has reinforced all the three services of the Indian Armed Forces by providing a pool of doctor soldiers. It primarily imparts training to medical undergraduates and postgraduates, dental postgraduates, nursing cadets and paramedical staff. Patient care forms an integral part of its training curriculum and the attached hospitals benefit from the expertise available at AFMC. The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to the Armed Forces. All expenses of students are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).

AFMC has been ranked consistently among the top medical colleges of India, with the Outlook 2012 and 2015 survey ranking it second amongst all the undergraduate medical institutions of the country.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹56.5 K / YR

MAMC is affiliated to University of Delhi. It is named after Indian freedom fighter and first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The college is a tertiary care referral center. The medical school offers the degrees of MBBS (medical school degree, equivalent to Doctor of Medicine or MD in some countries), post graduate/residency degrees of MS, MD and super speciality/ subspecialty fellowship degrees of MCh 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.

Maulana Azad Medical College has been consistently ranked among the top medical colleges in India. It has been ranked #11 by Outlook India Top Medical Colleges in India 2016.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹2.59 K / YR

LHMC was set up on 17th March, 1914. It is affiliated to the University of Delhi and is funded by the Government of India. The hospital has provided services to male patients since 1991. Since 2011 the admission capacity to the MBBS course has been raised to 200 seats. The college has two teaching hospitals, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and Kalawati Saran Child Hospital, with 877 and 350 beds respectively.  The college and hospital also provides tertiary level medical facilities to the city. The college’s Department of Microbiology is internationally acclaimed for its salmonella phage typing, and it is a World Health Organization collaborating centre for reference and training in streptococcal diseases for South East Asia. It is also a surveillance center for AIDS. The first ART center for children in the country, was also started in LHMC in 2007.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹1.27 K / YR

GMC Mumbai is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. It is one of the oldest institutions teaching Western medicine in Asia. Founded in 1845, it counts among the premier medical institutions in India and one of the oldest institutions teaching Western medicine in Asia. It has been consistently ranked on the list of top ten medical colleges in the country. The college accepts 200 students annually for the undergraduate degree and around 100 annually for the various postgraduate degrees in medicine.

It is among the 8 medical colleges of India which are recognized by medical council of Singapore.

 

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹49.8 K / YR

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

KMC was set up on 30th June, 1953. It is the 1st private medical college in India. It provides UG and PG medical courses of the KMC Manipal and Mangalore. It houses the largest Health Sciences Library and the Anatomy Pathology museums in Asia.

The college started with the pre-clinical section at Manipal and the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. With the clinical program commencing at Manipal in 1969 with the setting up of Kasturba Hospital, it became a full-fledged independent college and Mangalore becoming a separate constituent college, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.

Mode of Admission

Exam Name Level of Exam
NEET UG National Level Exam/Admission
NEET PG National Level Exam/Admission

Fees

MBBS – AVG FEE – ₹9.36 L / YR

Make a wiser choice, for it is not just your career but thousands of lives that you hold yourself responsible for.

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I am PhD candidate in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science dept. at IIT Bombay. I have a M.Tech degree in metallurgical and Materials Engineering dept. from IIT Roorkee. I believe in being an all-rounder human being than just being a technocrat, so have active interest in sport, music too. And writing is something I am always passionate about especially the ones concerning student life.

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