Best Medical Colleges in India


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List of Top 10 Medical Colleges in India

We examined the most prestigious Medical Institutes in India to find the best of the best.

1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) NEWDELHI

AIIMS-Delhi

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: NEWDELHI

ESTABLISHED: 1956

CONTACT: 011 2658 8500

WEBSITE: www.aiims.edu

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is a medical college and hospital, which was established in the year 1956 by the Indian Parliament. All India Institute of Medical Sciences has always been one of the most preferred institutes among medical aspirants in India. The institute is maintained and regulated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (India).
    • AIIMS was created in 1956 to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspects of health care
    • Creating a country imbued with a scientific culture was Jawaharlal Nehru’s dream, and immediately after independence he prepared a grand design to achieve it. Among the temples of modern India which he designed, was a centre of excellence in the medical sciences. Nehru’s dream was that such a centre would set the pace for medical education and research in Southeast Asia , and in this he had the wholehearted support of his Health Minister, Rajkumari Amrit  Kaur.
    • The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc.(Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees.

Facilities in All India Institute of Medical Sciences

    • B.B. Dikshit Library
    • Central Animal Facility
    • Computer Facility
    • Central Workshop
    • EHS
    • Electron Microscope Facility
    • K.L. Wig CMET
    • Medical Social & Welfare Services
    • National Poisons Information Centre
    • Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation
    • Patent Cell
    • Stem Cell Facility
    • Telemedicine Facility
    • Transport Facility

Courses offered in All India Institute of Medical Sciences

    • M.D. M.S.
    • D.M. M.Ch.
    • M.D.S.
    • M.H.A.
    • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Optometry/Radio-diagnosis
    • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Nursing
    • M.Sc. in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Pharmacology and Physiology
    • M.Sc. in Urology Technology, Perfusion Technology & Nuclear Medicine
    • M.Sc. in Nursing
    • M.Biotech

2. CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE (CMC-Vellore)

CMCH_Vellore

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Vellore

ESTABLISHED: 1900

CONTACT: 0416-2284202

WEBSITE: www.cmch-vellore.edu

E-MAIL: directorate@cmcvellore.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (CMC Vellore) is an educational and research institute and a tertiary care hospital located at Vellore . The hospital was founded by Ida Sophia Scudder.
    • Ida Scudder was the daughter of an American missionary couple who were living in India. She was born in 1870 at Tindivanam, which was about 60 miles from the then Madras.
    • As a young girl, she was not interested in pursuing her parents’ footsteps into missionary works. The Scudder family went back to America in 1878 and then returned to India after a few years. But Ida Scudder had stayed back in America. In 1890, she had to return to India to take care of her ailing mother.
    • The college now offers nearly 150 different post graduate courses in the medical, nursing and allied health disciplines, including PhD courses. A total of nearly 2000 students are enrolled every year.
    • The hospital serves over 2000 inpatients and 5000 outpatients daily, with 67 wards, 92 clinics each day and 121 departments/units.  Each year 100 students are admitted for the undergraduate medical course MBBS.[19] The MBBS course is recognised by the Medical Council of India

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

    • There are two main campuses – one, the main campus at the heart of Vellore city, and the other at Bagayam, which is about 7 km from the main campus. CMC has over 7,600 staff, including over 1,200 doctors and 2,400 nurses, Almost every clinical specialty is catered to   and many departments are subdivided into units of particular expertise in specific areas, as in the division of Surgery which is broken down into eight units specializing in Head and Neck Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colorectal surgery, etc.
    • There are a total of 121 specialized departments/units

VISION STATEMENT:

    • The Christian Medical College, Vellore, seeks to be a witness to the healing ministry of Christ, through excellence in education, service and research.

MISSION STATEMENT:

    • The primary concern of the Christian Medical College, Vellore is to develop through education and training, compassionate, professionally excellent, ethically sound individuals who will go out as servant-leaders of health teams and healing communities.
    • Their service may be in promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative or palliative aspects of health care, in education or in research. In the area of research, CMC strives to understand God’s purposes and designs, fostering a spirit of enquiry, commitment to truth and high ethical standards.
    • Research may be aimed at gaining knowledge of the fundamental bases of health and disease, at improving interventions or in optimising the use of resources. In the delivery of health care, CMC provides a culture of caring while pursuing its commitment to professional excellence. CMC is committed to innovation and the adoption of new, appropriate, cost-effective, caring technology.

OBJECTIVE:

    • The objective of the Christian Medical College, Vellore is the establishment, maintenance and development of a Christian Medical College and Hospital in India, where men and women shall receive an education of the highest grade in the art and science of medicine, nursing, or one or other of the related professions, to equip them in the spirit of Christ, for service in the relief of suffering and in the promotion of head

SERVICES:

    • Lending
    • Inter Library Loan Service (ILL) (Request and Download ILL Form)
    • Internet
    • Reprogaphy
    • Electronic Resources Services
    • Current Awareness Service (CAS)
    • Online Information Retriveing System (ASHA Computer LAB)
    • CMC Scientific Publication Compilation
    • Holdings: Back Volumes | Current Journals
    • Question Bank
    • CMC Registered PubMed

3. ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE

ARMED-FORCES-MEDICAL-COLLEGE

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Pune

ESTABLISHED: 1948

CONTACT: 020-26306000/ 26802216/26306055

WEBSITE: www.afmc.nic.in

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Armed Forces Medical College was established on 01 May 1948. The institution conducts training of medical undergraduates and post-graduates, nursing undergraduates and post-graduates, dental postgraduates and paramedical staff.
    • Patient care forms an integral part of the training curriculum and the affiliated hospitals utilise the expertise available at AFMC.
    • The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to Armed Forces by giving them in-service training.  Thus AFMC forms the backbone of high quality professional medical care being provided to the Armed Forces.

COLLEGE DEPARTMENTS:

    • Postgraduate Departments
    • Anaesthesiology
    • Anatomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Community Medicine
    • Dental Surgery
    • Dermatology
    • Forensic Medicine
    • Hospital Administration
    • Internal Medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopaedics
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Pathology
    • Paediatrics
    • Pharmacology
    • Physiology
    • Psychiatry
    • Radiodiagnosis & Imaging
    • Surgery Immunohaematology & Blood Transfusion

Super Speciality Departments :

    • Cardiology
    • CT Surgery
    • Neuro Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Respiratory Medicine

ADMINISTRATION :

    • Office of Commandant
    • Organisation

4. JIPMER- Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

JIPMER

DETAILS OF JIPMER:

LOCATION:  Puducherry

ESTABLISHED: 1823

CONTACT: 0413-2272901

WEBSITE:  www.jipmer.edu.in

COLLEGE PROFILE :

    • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research originated as École de Médicine de Pondichérry established by the French Government in the year 1823.
    • This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to Government of India.
    • This Medical College was later upgraded into Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER).
    • JIPMER is an Indian central government funded institute with autonomy  to run its internal administration.
    • JIPMER is both an educational institute that imparts undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and a working hospital that provides inexpensive medical care to a large number of patients.

CAMPUS AT JIPMER:

    • The campus of JIPMER lies at the western entrance of Pondicherry and spreads across 195 acres (0.79 km2) of a picturesque hillock known locally as Gorimedu.
    • The campus contains the medical college, the old and new hospital blocks, the student and resident hostels, the staff quarters, a branch of a nationalised bank, two ATM’s, a post office, a temple, playgrounds and sporting fields.
    • Broad tree-lined roads crisscross the campus and the lush tropical vegetation forms a green canopy that hides most buildings on campus.

COURSES OFFERED:

    • JIPMER offers a variety of courses. Undergraduate courses include MBBS, BSc (Medical Laboratory Technology), BMRSc (Bachelor of Medical Record Science). BSc (Nursing) was started in 2006.
    • Postgraduate courses include MD, MS, and diploma in many specialties, MSc in Medical Biochemistry and PhD in several subjects. Super-specialty courses include MCh in cardiothoracic surgery, urology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, paediatric surgery, gastro intestinal surgery and DM in cardiology, neurology, urology, neonatology, clinical pharmacology and immunohematology.
    • Other courses include a certificate course in French, a higher diploma course in French, Emergency Medical Technician course MRO and MRT.

Vision & Mission:

VISION:

    • JIPMER seeks to be a model for health systems in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health and service excellence.

MISSION:

    • Advocacy for community wellness and public health with a focus on socio-economic disparities.
    • Partnerships with organizations encompassing congruent ideals.
    • Innovations in education that yield lifelong learners and leaders in health care.
    • Original research in basic sciences and patient oriented discoveries.
    • Encouraging creative young minds to reach their fullest potential.
    • Clinical transformation across the organization that is patient centered, safe, effective, accountable and transparent.
    • Emphasis on quality and value in all endeavours.

5. MAULANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE (MAMC)

MAULANA-AZAD-MEDICAL-COLLEGE

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: New Delhi

ESTABLISHED: 1959

CONTACT: 011-23231478/26863889

WEBSITE: www.mamc.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE :

    • The Maulana Azad Medical College is situated in the capital city of Delhi. It straddles the historic old city of Delhi on one side and the more modern Lutyen’s Delhi on the other.
    • The sprawling campus includes the college and three of its major associated hospitals namely Lok Nayak Hospital and GB Pant Hospital and the Guru Nanak Eye Centre.
    • This institution is named after the great patriot and educationist, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad and has been in existence since 1959.

AIM :

    • The primary aim of this institution is to produce competent basic doctors, specialists, and super specialists. It has endeavored to promote all facilities conducive to learning and furtherance of knowledge by:
    • Establishing routine and specialized laboratories of excellence and other investigative facilities.
    • Contribution towards national health care delivery system by providing efficient and expert medical services through the associated hospitals.
    • Pursuance of objectives of medical education by improving the course contents, continuing education and strengthening of research activities.
    • Extending medical support to the local authorities for health care programmes.
    • Extending health care facilities to above 1,00,000 rural urban population of Delhi through its organized centers in the community.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Hostels
    • Library
    • Students concelling
    • Recreation
    • Book Bank
    • Information Technology Facilities
    • Teaching Facilities
    • Guest Houses

COURSES OFFERED :

    • MBBS
    • BDS
    • MD Anaesthesia
    • MD Forensic Medicine
    • MD Medicine
    • MD Microbiology
    • MD Paediatrics
    • MD Pathology

6. KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE (KMC)

KASTURBA-MEDICAL-COLLEGE

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Manipal

ESTABLISHED: 1953

CONTACT: 0820-2922367 / 2571114

WEBSITE: www.manipal.edu

COLLEGE  PROFILE :

    • Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established on June 30, 1953, by late Dr. T. M. A. Pai.
    • The Kasturba Medical College started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal as the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. In 1969, when the clinical programme started in Manipal, KMC became a full-fledged independent college.
    • Kasturba Medical College is the first college in the private sector and ranks among the top five medical colleges in the country today. Students from 44 countries have graduated from the college, and its degrees are recognized worldwide.
    • The physical facilities for research work and student amenities have been steadily developed over the years. The 200-acre campus provides one of the finest environments for study in south Asia.
    • Kasturba Medical College provides good facilities to those students who want to pursue undergraduate course of MBBS, which is a five years full time program. It also offers several Post Graduate courses in various branches such as Anesthesia, Child health, Clinical Pathology, Dermatology, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics and Radio Diagnosis and many more.
    • The duration of all the PG courses is two years.

CAMPUS FACILITIES :

    • Hostels
    • Libraries
    • Student Affairs
    • Gallery
    • Placements

MISSION , VISION AND VALUES:

Mission Statement :

    • Be the most preferred choice of students, faculty and industry. Be in the top 10 in every discipline of education, health sciences, engineering and management.

 Vision Statement :

    • Global leadership in human development, excellence in education and healthcare.

MANIPAL VALUES:

    • Integrity
    • Transparency
    • Quality
    • Team Work
    • Execution with passion
    • Humane touch

 

7. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES & GTB HOSPITAL

UNIVERSITY-COLLEGE-OF-MEDICAL-SCIENCES

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: New Delhi

ESTABLISHED: 1971

CONTACT: 011-22582106, 22592971, 22592371

WEBSITE: www.ucms.ac.in

E-MAIL : principal@ucms.ac.in

COLLEGE PROFILE :

    • Established in 1971 as a Constituent College of University of Delhi.
    • Annual admission MBBS: 150, MD/MS: 71; besides PhD courses in Medical Faculty.
    • Paramedical courses: BSc(Medical Technology), Radiography. Diploma course in Nursing (GTB Hospital), and Medical Laboratory In-service Training.
    • Runs various medical and paramedical courses.
    • Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital is the associated teaching hospital with more than 1000 beds.
    • Known for its quality research; National ranking 7th based on the number of publications in PubMed indexed journals.
    • Meritorious/Eminent Faculty on expert groups of UNICEF, WHO, UNAIDS, World Bank, ICMR, ICMR, NACO, DST and CSIR.
    • College with excellent results: Students excel in curricular/extracurricular activities.

COLLEGE FACILITIES :

    • Lecture Theatres
    • Central Workshop
    • Library
    • Animal House
    • Hostels
    • Hospital Laboratory Services
    • Medical Illustration and Photography Unit
    • Medical Education Unit
    • Skill Laboratory
    • Telemedicine
    • Central Research Laboratory
    • Dialysis Unit
    • Canteen

COLLEGE DEPARTMENTS :

    • Anaesthesiology
    • Anatomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
    • Community Medicine
    • Dentistry
    • Dermatology
    • Forensic Medicine
    • Medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopaedics
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Paediatrics
    • Pathology
    • Pharmacology
    • Physiology
    • Psychiatry
    • Radiology
    • Surgery

COURSES OFFERED :

    • M.B.B.S. Course, M.D./M.S. Course, Ph.D. Course,  B.Sc. (Medical Technology), Radiography Course MLT Course (Inservice), Others

8. GRANT MEDICAL COLLEGE

GRANT-MEDICAL-COLLEGE

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Mumbai

ESTABLISHED: 1845

CONTACT: 022-23735555

WEBSITE : www.gmcjjh.org

COLLEGE PROFILE:

    • Grant Medical College and sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, established in 1845, is a premier and pioneer medical institution of national and international fame and 166 years of glorious history. This oldest medical institution in Western India, run by Government of Maharashtra, provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and health care ranging from broad specialties to super-specialties along with tertiary care to patients.
    • Grant Medical College Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals stand apart amongst all the medical colleges in Maharashtra because of its unique topography, connectivity and persistent leadership in medical training and health care for common man over past one and a half century.
    • With an annual intake capacity of 200 undergraduate students for MBBS and over 190 postgraduate students for various MD/ MS/ Diploma/ Super specialty courses, Grant Medical College Sir JJ Group of Hospitals stands among the Medical field as an institute of immense national importance.
    • Free and quality treatment across a large number of specialties for people below poverty line and at a nominal cost to the common man is the hallmark of Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • Wi-Fi enabled lecture halls
    • Library
    • Canteen
    • Sports and Games
    • Transportation
    • Hostels
    • Sports
    • Bank/ATM

COURSES OFFERED:

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
    • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

DEPARTMENTS :

    • Pre -clinical
    • Para-clinical
    • Clinical
    • Paramedical
    • Allied Service

 

9. KING GEORGE’S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

KING-GEORGES-MEDICAL-UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Lucknow

ESTABLISHED: 1911

CONTACT: 0522 225 7452

WEBSITE: www.kgmu.org

COLLEGE PROFILE :

    • King George’s Medical University, for a while known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, is ranked 4th out of 345 Medical universities in India, located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It came into being after the upgrade of King George’s Medical College into a university by an act passed by government of Uttar Pradesh on 16 September 2002. King George’s Medical College was established in 1911.
    • The College was completed and the work of the first medical session was started in October 1911, though the ceremonial opening of the college building by His Honour Sir John Prescot Hewett did not occur until January 27, 1912.
    • The College buildings consisted of a fine Administrative Block, an Anatomical block, a combined Pathological and Physiological block and a Medico-Legal Department. As soon as the College was completed the construction of the Hospital itself was commenced. The work for Out-patient Department was finished by. April 1913 and the main-building a few months later.
    • The staff of the College and Hospital began with an irreducible minimum of members, and schemes for expansion were being considered from the start, when the Great War supervened. The first batch of students qualified in 1916, and these also and the next few succeeding batches were for the most part absorbed by military requirement, and only after 1920 could the College be said to be gradually returning to its normal and progressive condition.

COLLEGE  FACILITIES :

    • Hostels
    • Libraries
    • Guest Houses

CAMPUS FACILITIES :

    • King George’s Medical University is situated in the heart of the historic city of Lucknow which is the capital of India ‘s most populous state Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow lies about 500 km east of Delhi . The city was the seat of the Nawabs of Awadh in the 19 th century and a centre for the arts – music, painting, dance, ‘shatranj’ or chess, kite flying and ‘tehzeeb’ or culture. The university campus adjoins the crowded ‘Chowk’ area and is off Shahmina Road , very close to the bank of River Gomti
    • The university campus is spread over an area of roughly 100,000 sq metres. It is situated about 5 km from Charbagh Railway Station and is well connected to all parts of the city by public transport systems such as bus, tempo and taxi. Originally, the main administrative building, called the Administrative Block and the Anatomy and Physiolgy buildings were built in the early 20 th century.

OTHER GENERAL FACILITIES:

    • Allahabad Bank – KGMU (in basement of Central Library) and KGDU branches with ATM service
    • Post Office
    • Cafetaria (next to Central Library)
    • Public Call Office (in main hospital building)
    • Three night stay dormitories (rain baseras) for poor patients and attendants..
    • Sulabh Shauchalaya complexes – one opposite new Pharmacology Building and the other opposite Gandhi Ward.
    • 24 hour running drug shops
    • State Government Employees Welfare Canteen
    • Public Distribution Shop which provides rations, kerosene etc.
    • Police Outpost and Security personnel
    • Underground Car Parks
    • Juice shops, Parag Dairy, Nescafe Booth etc
    • PABX telephone system linking all points on the campus.
    • Free shuttle service to move around patients and attendants from one department to other.

ADMINISTRATION :

    • Chairman
    • Vice Chairman
    • Member Secretary
    • Members
    • Public Relations Office (PRO)

10. SRI RAMACHANDRA MEDICAL COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE

SRI-RAMACHANDRA-MEDICAL-COLLEGE

COLLEGE DETAILS:

LOCATION: Chennai

ESTABLISHED : 1985

CONTACT: 044 4592 8500

WEBSITE: www.sriramachandra.edu.in

COLLEGE PROFILE :

    • Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) is a tertiary care multi-speciality hospital. The medical centre was founded as a teaching hospital of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in 1985, (now Sri Ramachandra University established under Sec.3 of the U.G.C. Act 1956) with the intention of translating the experience and expertise in medical education into tangible and affordable health care to the community.
    • Today, SRMC is a leader in health care delivery in South India providing cutting edge state-of-art care for patients who walk through its portals daily. The medical centre is located in a sprawling 175 acre University campus that is lush green throughout the year.
    • The medical centre is an 8 storied building with around 692 beds, 171 Intensive care units. It is a multi-speciality with some of the best doctors in the country.
    • The university has been accredited by NAAC with A Grade with a GCPA of 3.52 on a 4-point scale, the highest to be awarded to a private medical university in India. Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre is the associated teaching hospital for the school.

MISSION STATEMENT :

    • Sri Ramachandra University will actively promote and preserve the higher values and ethics in education, health care and research and will pursue excellence in all these areas while consciously meeting the expectations of the people it serves without prejudice and in all fairness stay socially meaningful in its propagation of the various arts and sciences to enrich humanity at large.

VISION STATEMENT :

    • To offer diverse educational programmes that facilitate the development of competent professionals and valuable citizens, who demonstrate excellence in the respective disciplines, while being locally and globally responsive in areas of education, healthcare delivery and research”.

COLLEGE FACILITIES:

    • World class library with Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC),
    • DTP and courier service
    • Harvard Auditorium
    • Canteen
    • Sports
    • Post office
    • Grocery store
    • Parking
    • Laboratories
    • Railway service
    • Temple
    • Gymnasium
    • Transport service

CONSTITUENT COLLEGES:

    • Medical College
    • Dental College
    • College of Pharmacy
    • College of Nursing
    • College of Physiotherapy
    • College of Allied Health Sciences
    • College of Biomedical Sciences
    • College of Management
    • Biomedical Science, Technology and Research