It has always been very confusing for medical students to choose from a variety of medical colleges to do their various courses. And even after a choosing a college they need to clear an entrance test on behalf of which it would be decided that whether the student deserves to be a part of the college or not.
Presently there are more than 270 medical colleges in India and students can choose from all these colleges to do their various courses. Students have the option to choose a college that is specialised for the course they want to do, for example, if someone is willing to do MBBS, he or she should choose a college which has provided a number of successful MBBS doctors in the past. From those more than 270 colleges, we have chosen 10 best medical colleges to help students to identify the best college according to their needs.
Below are the top 10 Best & Most Famous Medical Colleges In India in 2017-2018
10. Sri Ramachandran Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
The college was founded in 1985 and from then to now, there were lots of MBBS students, as well as Postgraduate students who have successfully completed their courses and have become successful doctors in various fields at various hospitals. The college aims to provide the same medical education standards as are provided in nations like UK and U.S.A. The college is also included in World Health Directory and it is recognized by General medical council U.K, Ireland medical council, and Sri Lankan medical council and Thailand medical council.
9. King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
It has been found that in 1870, Maharaja of Vijaynagaram thought about opening a college in Lucknow, but the thought wasn’t implemented due to lack of funds. But later on in 1905, King-Emperor, George V, implemented the idea of making the college. After the involvement of various officials at that time, the college finally started in the year 1911. Since then, there are lots of students who have achieved their dreams of becoming world class doctors. The college now comes under Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University.
8. University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi
It is another university that was established several years ago and still, a lot of students find this college one of the best medical colleges in India. The establishment of the university college was done in 1971 and the college is a constituent of University of Delhi. The University College offers a variety of paramedical and medical courses such as MBBS, MD, MS, and Ph.D. etc.
7. Grant Medical College, Mumbai
Another medical college which has been founded more than 100 years ago, Grant medical college was founded in 1845. The college is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. In 2007, according to India Today survey, it is among the top 10 medical colleges in India and hence it also features on our list as well. The college provides a variety of courses such as MBBS, MD, M.Sc. in Pathology etc. And hence this college is regarded as one of the best medical colleges by students as well.
6. Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
The college is affiliated to University of Delhi and is another medical college which was founded more than 100 years ago as it was founded by Lady Hardinge on 17th March 1914. The college is associated with Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, and Kalavati Saran Children’s hospital as well. Initially, only female medical students were allowed to take admission in the college, but from the year 1970, male students were also enabled to take admission in the college.
5. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
The college is named as no. 1 private medical college in Karnataka. It was also ranked 7th among the top 10 medical colleges in India by The Week in the year 2016. It was established in 1953 and was the first private medical college at that time. It has been found that people from 44 countries come here to study and thus it has been considered as one of the best colleges by people all around the world as well as the media.
4. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
The college was established in 1948 and it is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health and Sciences. The institution is famous for conducting training of medical undergraduates as well as postgraduates, nursing undergraduates as well as postgraduates, dental postgraduates, and paramedical staff. The college has a beautiful campus that contains a swimming pool, a cinema theater, cafeteria, shopping stores and other general stores. Students usually find this place as the best place to study as they will find various suitable amenities for them as well.
3. Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
The college is affiliated to University of Delhi and was founded in 1959 by then Union home Minister Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant. The college has 250 seats for MBBS students, 153 seats for postgraduate students such as for MD and MS, 23 seats for Post graduate diploma and 4 seats for Post-Doctoral, i.e. M.Ch. It is one of the best government medical colleges in India.
2. Christian Medical College, Vellore
The college is considered as one of the best medical colleges in the country and it is also called CMC by many students. It was founded in 1900 by Ida S. Scudder and it has managed to deliver lots of successful doctors in the country. It provides courses like MBBS, B.Sc. Nursing, Postgraduate diploma etc. and the quality of education provided in this college makes it one of the best colleges of all time.
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
AIIMS or as written above All India Institute of Medical Sciences is the topmost medical college in India, it is second to none to every kind of medical services. It remains on top in terms of amenities provided to students, in terms of qualification of staff, in terms of quality of education provided and literally in terms of everything. The college was founded in 1956 and from then, it has become the favorite place for various medical students.
So, these were the top 10 medical colleges in India. All of these colleges have different cut-off percentages as well as different fees. Thus a student can choose from these colleges according to his ability as well as according to the budget that he is having.