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Top Medical Colleges Of India

By: Archana on October 23, 2018

Doctors are considered as one of the Nobel professionals of India as well as in other countries and that may be the reason for MBBS courses as one of the toughest course. Even the admission procedure in the medical colleges for these courses is a tough road to be taken. We all know the difficulty level of the entrance exams like NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER and others in the country which opens the gateway for admission in top medical colleges like AIIMS.

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Medical Colleges in India: Facts and Stats

  • All Medical colleges of India for MBBS admissions follow respective eligibility criteria as underlined by their respective affiliated university. However, to generalize the same, basic eligibility criteria for the candidates seeking admission to a medical college, the candidate must have qualified Senior Secondary Examination of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or its equivalent recognized state board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as primary subjects.
  • At present year i.e. 2018, India has a total number of 479 medical colleges registered under Medical Council of India which enrol 61, 070 students every year.
  • Out of 479 medical colleges of India, Government Medical Colleges in India is 221 and 258 are private medical colleges of India.
  • Fees of the medical colleges in India varies depending upon whether it is government funded or private college. Fees also vary with the popularity of a certain course or college. Fees of government medical colleges range between Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 2, 80, 000 per year, on the other hand, the fee of private medical colleges of India may range from Rs. 3, 80, 000 to 21, 00, 000.
  • The maximum number of Medical College is in Tamilnadu state including Pondicherry with a total number of 58 medical colleges. Tamilnadu has 10% of the total seats available in the country and enrols 7650 Students.
  • Government underlined reservation policies are being followed while allocating seats in MBBS and BDS courses during counselling.

Reserved Seats in Medical Colleges of India:

Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

General

31

BC

30

MBC

20

SC

18

ST

1

Medical Colleges Rankings in India

Medical colleges of India are ranked by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) just like the colleges of Engineering and MBA. Since its formation in the year 2015, NIRF releases a list of top colleges in India under different categories, for example, Top Universities of India, Top MBA Colleges in India and Top Engineering Colleges in India. Similarly in the current year also NIRF by evaluating all the registered medical colleges under different parameters releases list of top Medical Colleges in India 2018.

NIRF Ranking Parameters

NIRF follow certain guideline and parameters to score the colleges in various categories, the final scores are added to rank the colleges from highest score to lower scorer colleges.  The colleges are evaluated on basis of the following parameters:

  • Teaching Learning and Resources
  • Research and Professional Practices
  • Graduation Outcome
  • Outreach & Inclusivity
  • Perception

Top 10 Medical Colleges in India 2018 by NIRF Rankings

NIRF has released the list of top medical colleges of India for the year 2018 and no doubt All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Delhi topped the list again with the highest margin. In this article, we will further focus on the NIRF rankings, overall score and parameters of the ranking of the colleges which made into the top 10 of the list and are most popular medical colleges of India.

Best Medical Colleges of India by NIRF:

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Delhi

AIIMS Delhi without a second thought is the number one medical in India with the highest NIRF overall score of 90.71. The college has a total number of 676 Faculty members out of which 181 are female faculty members.  90 Faculty members of AIIMS are PhD degree holder. AIIMS established in the year 1956 is a part of autonomously run medical colleges for providing higher medical education in India and declared as “Institute of national importance.” The institute is continuously being ranked on top for medical studies.

Fees of AIIMS: Fees for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is Rs. 1, 389 Per Year.

aiims-delhi

AIIMS Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (4 Years)

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

323

445

918

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

0

334

467

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

323

111

293

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

323

445

760

No. of students from the same State

68

19

63

No. of students from a different State

240

414

652

No. of students from different Country

15

12

45

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

0

0

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

152

180

432

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research is ranked 2nd in the NIRF 2018 list of top medical colleges of India with an overall score of 78.73 by leaving CMC, Vellore and Kasturba medical college back. The PGIMER Chandigarh came into existence in the year 1960 as the centre of excellence which will encourage and develop methods of teaching in medical education at postgraduate level.  PGIMER Chandigarh has a total of 475 faculty members including 147 Female faculty members. The count of the faculty member having PhD degree is 51.

pgimer-chandigarh

PGIMER Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (4 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

372

100

1144

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

0

19

552

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

351

70

254

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

351

89

806

No. of students from the same State

20

3

14

No. of students from a different State

331

86

724

No. of students from different Country

0

0

68

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

0

0

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

70

34

324

Christian Medical College, Vellore

With an overall score of 73.61 CMC Vellore has secured the 3rd position in the list of NIRF ranking of Best medical colleges in India 2018.  CMC is a research and educational institute which is registered as a non-profit organization with the tertiary care hospital. It is being ranked as number 1 in the category of the private hospital in India by many organizations and journals. CMC is also known as the first medical college in India to perform a successful open heart surgery in 1961 and kidney transplant in 1971. The institute has a total number of 829 faculties out of which 12 are PhD Degree holder and 348 female faculty members. The college also offers a good placement record and if we talk about the 6-year undergraduate programme the average salary offered is Rs 1, 55, 040.

Fees of CMC Vellore: Fees for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is Rs. 20.5K Per Year.

cmc-vellore

CMC Vellore Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

558

93

397

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

237

30

177

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

321

61

182

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

558

91

359

No. of students from the same State

168

27

110

No. of students from a different State

377

64

249

No. of students from different Country

13

0

0

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

35

0

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

14

18

37

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is ranked 4th in the list of top 10 medical colleges of India in the NIRF ranking with an overall score of 62.03. KMC was established on June 30, 1953, and is the first medical college to provide both undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses. It also claims to have the largest Health Science Library and Anatomy Pathology museums of Asia. The institute has a total of 435 faculties, out of which 166 are female and a total of 24 faculty members have a PhD degree. Talking about the placement record, the average salary offered to postgraduate students with a 3 years programme was Rs. 10, 80, 000.

Fees of KMC Manipal: Fees for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is Rs. 9.36L per Year.

KMC-Manipal

KMC Manipal Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

1500

68

426

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

682

31

216

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

804

28

156

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

1486

59

372

No. of students from the same State

249

10

55

No. of students from a different State

1190

49

315

No. of students from different Country

47

0

2

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

31

0

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

74

1

5

King George`s Medical University

King George`s Medical University, Lucknow with an overall score of 61.73 stood 5th in the list giving KMC Manipal a tough completion. The institute was formerly known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University and was established long back in 1911. The institute has 428 full-time faculty members including 23 faculty members having Ph.D. degree. The ratio of female candidate is not bad either with a total of 129 faculty member who are female. The college also provide career opportunities to its students in all the programmes and it is very much clear with the placement data of last year in which the average salary commanded by the students of 6 year undergraduate programme is 12, 60,000.

King George`s Medical University

King George`s Medical University Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Undergraduate (4 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

1500

480

72

546

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

788

166

68

314

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

453

272

69

252

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

1241

438

137

566

No. of students from the same State

1135

400

119

349

No. of students from a different State

106

38

18

217

No. of students from different Country

0

0

0

0

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

474

193

65

269

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

747

245

72

198

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry was popularly known as JIPMER Puducherry is one of the popular colleges for medical aspirants and that's the reason the institute made to top 6 in the list of top medical colleges of India. The overall NIRF score given to the college is 59.27. The popularity of the college is evident with the increased number of applications received by the college for JIPMER Entrance Examination. It is one of the oldest medical college established in the year 1823 by the French Government. The Institute has 240 faculty members and out of which 61 are female. The institute is also much focused to provide advanced research facilities through multiple national and international collaborations and at present 79 students are doing full-time PhD from the institute.

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research

JIPMER Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

908

76

875

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

375

22

181

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

283

16

122

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

658

38

303

No. of students from the same State

268

5

20

No. of students from a different State

390

33

271

No. of students from different Country

0

0

12

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

0

10

168

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

348

22

135

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University in order to extend in various sector of higher studies has introduced Institute of Medical Sciences was established in the year 1960 and at present have 3 elaborated departments in the field of Medicine, Dental Science and Ayurveda. IMS-BHU scored a total of 58.52 by adding the score of all category and scored an overall rank of 7th. The institute has a total of 242 male faculty members and 71 female faculty members. A total of 74 faculty members have a PhD degree.

IMS-BHU

Institute of Medical Sciences (BHU) Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (4 Years)

Undergraduate (5 Years)

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

640

226

858

625

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

172

76

452

348

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

385

118

249

212

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

557

194

701

560

No. of students from the same State

466

112

419

276

No. of students from a different State

91

82

270

276

No. of students from different Country

0

0

12

8

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

10

0

0

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

272

96

334

267

Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi

ILBS Delhi with an overall score of 57.12 has made in the list of top medical colleges of India and standing on the 8th position. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences was established in the year 2003 by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The institute was set as an autonomous institute and soon became the centre of excellence for the diagnosis, management, advanced training and research in the liver and biliary related issues. The institute is still in the phase of expansion with 58 faculty members and 8 out of them are having PhD degree.  ILBS Delhi at present provides only 3-year post graduate programme in medicine.

Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Delhi

ILBS Delhi, Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

52

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

31

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

17

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

48

No. of students from the same State

10

No. of students from a different State

38

No. of students from different Country

0

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

0

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

0

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Aligarh Muslim University which is the pioneer in the field of education extended its excellence with the establishment of a constituent medical college with the name of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in 1962. The JNMC-AMU is in the 9th position in the list published by NIRF under the category of top 10 medical colleges of India with a total score of 56.34. The institute has a total number of 266 faculty members including 74 female faculty members and 18 faculty members with Ph.D. degree. The institute also provides job opportunities and in the last academic session, the average salary offered to the students of 3 year's postgraduate programme is 12, 50,000.

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College-AMU

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College-AMU Student Intake Details:

Parameter

Program Level

 

Undergraduate (6 Years)

Undergraduate (4 Years)

Postgraduate (2 Years)

Postgraduate (3 Years)

Approve Intake of students in all the years

900

160

118

461

No. of Male students in all years of all programs

499

51

69

283

No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying

401

109

49

178

Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying

900

160

118

461

No. of students from the same State

521

101

56

209

No. of students from a different State

379

57

62

252

No. of students from different Country

0

2

0

0

No. of students from Economically Backward Class

237

55

45

161

No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC)

122

30

19

61

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute is the final college to made in the list of top 10 Medical colleges in India with a total score 55.32 by leaving Jamia Hamdard and M.S. Ramaiah Medical College behind with a very small margin. SRMC was established in the year 1985 as an educational institute with a quaternary care unit. The institute has privileged to be recognized with JCI, NABH, NABL and AABB. The Institute has a total of 574 full-time faculty member which also includes 228 female faculty members. Average salary commanded in 6 years undergraduate programme was Rs. 4, 97, 000.

 Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute (SRMCRI), Chennai

SRMC Student Intake Details:

Parameter Program Level  
  Undergraduate (6 Years) Postgraduate (3 Years)
Approve Intake of students in all the years 1500 542
No. of Male students in all years of all programs 521 201
No. of Female students in all year of all programs studying 728 297
Total no. of students in all years of all programs Studying 1249 498
No. of students from the same State 879 378
No. of students from a different State 272 117
No. of students from different Country 98 3
No. of students from Economically Backward Class 0 0
No. of students from Socially Challenged or Reserved Category (SC, ST & OBC) 714 327

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