List of top medical colleges in India

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20 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: 7 top-rated medical colleges for undergraduate courses in India

A career in the field of medicine is one of the most preferred options among science students in the country.

It is not only a respectable profession but also a service to the society. However, choosing the right college is extremely important for the aspirants.

To help you choose better, here's a list of 7 top medical colleges in India. Take a look!

AIIMS, New Delhi

AIIMS, New Delhi tops the list of best medical colleges

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, established in 1956, is considered India's best medical college.

Undergraduate courses include the five-and-a-half-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), four-year Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom), three-year BSc Hons (Nursing/Medical Technology-Radiography), and Post Basic Bachelor of Science (PBBSc -Nursing).

Admission to MBBS is through AIIMS-MBBS test; for the other courses, AIIMS conducts a separate entrance.

CMC, Vellore

Christian Medical College in Vellore is another top-ranking college

Vellore's Christian Medical College (CMC), established in 1900, is also among the highest-rated medical colleges. It's affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

Undergraduate courses include MBBS, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), BSc in Cardiac Technology/Optometry/Neurophysiology/Emergency Medicine/Imaging Technology/Radiography/Dialysis/Nursing among others.

Students are selected for MBBS course on the basis of NEET-UG score. CMC conducts a separate test followed by assessments and interviews for others.

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AMFC, Pune

About the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune

About the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune

The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in Pune is a medical college managed by the Indian Armed Forces. It was established in 1948.

Courses offered at the undergraduate level include MBBS, four-year BSc in Nursing, and two-year PBBSc in Nursing.

While candidates are admitted to the MBBS course through the NEET UG exam, the AFMC conducts an entrance test for the nursing courses.

MAMC, New Delhi

Delhi's Maulana Azad Medical College is another popular college

The Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) in New Delhi is a government medical college, which was founded in 1959. It is affiliated to the University of Delhi and offers undergraduate and various post-graduate medical courses.

At the undergraduate level, MAMC currently offers only the MBBS program.

Candidates for the MBBS course are selected on the basis of their score in the NEET-UG examination.

JIPMER, Pondicherry

JIPMER in Pondicherry, an Institute of National Importance

JIPMER in Pondicherry, an Institute of National Importance

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, established in 1823, is a medical school offering undergraduate/post-graduate courses. It's an autonomous institute funded by the central government.

UG courses include MBBS, Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP), BSc in Nursing, BSc Allied Sciences.

For admission into MBBS, candidates need to clear JIPMER test. For other courses, an online entrance is held.

LHMC, New Delhi

Courses at Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi

Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) in New Delhi is another government-funded medical college for women. The college, established in 1916, is also affiliated to the University of Delhi.

The undergraduate courses offered by the prestigious LHMC include MBBS and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).

In order to be eligible for admission into these two courses, one needs to qualify in the NEET-UG examination.

MMC, Chennai

Chennai's Madras Medical College, India's second oldest medical college

Madras Medical College (MMC) in Chennai is among the most-preferred medical colleges in the country. It was established in 1835 and is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

It offers undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm), BSc in Nursing, and PBBSc in Nursing.

Admission to MBBS is NEET-UG-based; for others, it's done through TNPCEE test.

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NTA will conduct NEET and JEE Mains twice a year. How will the number of chances be counted?

Can you inform about the last year cutoffs of these colleges?

I have 181 marks in NEET 2018 and I belong to general category. What is my chance for an admission in any medical college?

How much score is needed to get admission in in MAMC being an other state student?

Which are the top 10 medical colleges in India?

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Is there any admissions available in government medical colleges of MBBS course without qualifying their entrance exam.

Asked 2018-06-20 23:53:31 by HARSHIT GOYAL

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Almost all government medical colleges and all good private medical colleges take admission on the basis of entrance exams. Either they conduct their own entrance exams or take admissions on the basis of NEET Scores. For more details about entrance exams, check this link.

NTA will conduct NEET and JEE Mains twice a year. How will the number of chances be counted?

Asked 2018-06-20 21:08:18 by Ranjeet Gupta

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As the move to conduct NEET and JEE Mains twice a year is still in the proposal phase and nothing is sure as of yet, so there are no details regarding the calculation of the number of attempts in this new system. We would inform you about this as soon as we get the news.

Can you inform about the last year cutoffs of these colleges?

Asked 2018-06-20 19:06:45 by Reena Sharma

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Here are the 2017 cut-offs of these colleges- AIIMS New Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College (New Delhi), JIPMER, Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi, Madras Medical College (Chennai), Armed Forces Medical College (Pune).

I have 181 marks in NEET 2018 and I belong to general category. What is my chance for an admission in any medical college?

Asked 2018-06-20 17:41:35 by Gopal Gangwani

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To get an idea about which all colleges you can get with your respective NEET marks, NEET Rank, category, domicile state, etc, you can use a college predictor. Here is the link for NEET UG College Predictor.

How much score is needed to get admission in in MAMC being an other state student?

Asked 2018-06-20 16:15:35 by Khushi Thakur

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Last year, in the All India Quota, the cut-off for Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in the unreserved category was- NEET Rank- 49 and NEET Marks- 675. So, the closing rank should be more or less the same this year too. For more details, check this link.

Which are the top 10 medical colleges in India?

Asked 2018-06-20 14:33:11 by PARDEEP Gupta

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According to the NIRF Rankings, the top ten medical colleges in India include- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (New Delhi), Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh), Christian Medical College (Vellore), Kasturba Medical College (Manipal), King George`s Medical University (Lucknow), Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (Puducherry), Banaras Hindu University (Varanasi) and more. Check the entire list here.

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