Top Medical Colleges in India 2017

Raunika Sood updated on : 14 Sep 2017
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Undoubtedly, AIIMS tops the list again! Check out the complete list of top medical colleges in India for students who want to pursue a career in the medical and healthcare industry.

Top medical colleges in India

The medical industry is one of the booming industries in India, both in respect of revenue and employment. Seeing the hype, a large number of students are willing to take up the path of medical science. Hence, we are providing a list of Top Medical Colleges in India to help such a large community of medical aspirants.

However, before moving ahead, we should emphasize that the medicine and healthcare is not a static industry, it changes with the expanding population. The field has undergone various changes and stages of development; specialisations in the field are increasing each day. Apart from government hospitals and their staff, private hospitals and private medical practitioners play an important role in delivering healthcare services in India. Hence, one must understand that the growing population and association amongst patients and practitioners bring forth the importance of the healthcare industry.

Here are the top medical colleges in India 2017 as per the Outlook Survey 2017:

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
  2. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  3. Christian Medical College, Vellore
  4. St. John Medical College, Bangalore
  5. Faculty of Medical Sciences (King George's Medical University), Lucknow
  6. JIPMER, Puducherry
  7. Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospital, Mumbai
  8. Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  9. Institute Of Medical Sciences, Varanasi
  10. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Now, let’s dig into the detailed information about the college, rankings, scores and other relevant information of each college, which is listed in the list of top medical colleges in India.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

1

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

Delhi

Government College

858.7

 

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, which was the dream of Jawaharlal Nehru to create a nation with a scientific culture post-independence, was established in 1956 as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament. Commonly known as AIIMS, the institute came into the existence as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament to uphold the quality of medical education in the country. The institute offers numerous courses in medical, paramedical, nursing, dental and other disciplines at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level.

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

2

Armed Forces Medical College

Pune

Government College

837.9

 

Armed Forces Medical College, also known as AFMC is one of the best medical colleges in the country. Established in 1948, AFMC is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Moreover, the college is accredited by the “NAAC” with Grade “A” and awarded an aggregate score of 3.51 out of 4 - highest ever granted by any institute in the country by that time. AFMC was the first medical college, which was established by the Armed Forces of any country in Asia. Besides, AFMC is listed among the few colleges in India, which have been consistently ranked among the top 3 colleges over the past decade.

Christian Medical College (CMC)

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

3

Christian Medical College

Vellore

Private College

825.8

 

Founded in 1900 by Dr Ida Sophia Scudder, Christian Medical College (CMC) is among the premier medical institutions in India. CMC is an unaided, Christian minority college, which was set-up and maintained by the Christian Medical College Vellore Association. The association is registered with more than 50 churches and Christian organisations in India. CMC offers 33 undergraduate degree and diploma courses, and 148 postgraduate degree, diploma and fellowship courses in the field of medical, nursing and allied health sciences.

St. John Medical College

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

4

St. John Medical College

Bangalore

Private College

785.5

 

St. John Medical College, also known as St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences was set-up in 1963 by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India. Considered as one of the top rated medical colleges in India, St. John Medical College is accredited by The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “5 Stars”, affiliated to Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Science, Karnataka as per section 45 of RGUHS Act 1994 and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Faculty of Medical Sciences (King George's Medical University)

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

5

Faculty of Medical Sciences (King George's Medical University)

Lucknow

Government College

774.9

 

Faculty of Medical Sciences is affiliated to King George's Medical University, which was established in 1911 and formerly known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. Faculty of Medical Sciences has 68 departments, which offers numerous courses in medical, nursing, dental and allied health sciences at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. The University is recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

6

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)

Puducherry

Government College

773.1

 

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, popularly known as JIPMER, is an Institute of National Importance, which was set-up in 1823 by the French Government. JIPMER is among the top medical colleges in India, which offers M.B.B.S., B.Sc. M.Sc., M.D., M.S., degree courses in 32 different disciplines. The institute is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI), Indian Nursing Council (INC) and Dental Council of India (DCI).

Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospital

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

7

Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospital

Mumbai

Government College

770.9

 

Listed consistently among the top rated medical colleges in India, Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospital was established in 1845. The institute is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. The Grant Medical College has 33 departments, which impart numerous courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level.

Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

8

Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital

Mumbai

Government College

760.8

 

The Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, established in 1926, is among the prominent medical colleges in India. The college has 57 departments, which offers over 100 degree and diploma courses. Seth GS Medical College is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

9

Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU

Varanasi

Government College

760.3

 

The Institute of Medical Sciences, established in 1960, is affiliated to Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which is one of the top rated universities of the country by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI) and Indian Nursing Council (INC) approve courses offered by the Institute of Medical Sciences. The institute is one of the top medical colleges in India and

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

10

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Manipal

Private College

748.6

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal is one of the most consistent medical colleges in India in terms of performance and is ranked 1 private college in Karnataka. KMC was set-up in 1953 and was the first self-financing private medical college. The college has recognition of the Medical Council of India, General Medical Council of Great Britain, the Malaysian Medical Council, Australian Medical Council and American Medical Association.

The above-mentioned list might help you get to know the top medical colleges in India. Moreover, we’re providing you with the information about other best medical colleges in India as per their ranks, given by the Outlook India Survey.

Rank 2017

College

City

Type

Overall Score (Out of 1000)

11

Maulana Azad Medical College

Delhi

Government College

741.4

12

Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute

Bangalore

Government College

738

13

University College Of Medical Sciences

Delhi

Government College

733

14

Amrita School Of Medicine

Cochin

Private College

710.33

15

Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata

Kolkata

Government College

709.22

16

Osmania Medical College

Hyderabad

Government College

691.61

17

Government Medical College

Chandigarh

Government College

689.1

18

Gandhi Medical College

Secunderabad

Government College

682.06

19

M.S.Ramaiah Medical College

Bangalore

Private College

676.6

20

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

Mangalore

Private College

665.72

21

K S Hegde Medical Academy

Mangalore

Private College

663.76

22

Dayanand Medical College & Hospital

Ludhiana

Private College

663.4

23

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

Belagavi

Private College

653.02

24

Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute Of Medical Sciences

Bareilly

Private College

630.65

25

Maharishi Markandeswar Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research

Ambala

Private College

620.2

 

(Note: The above rankings based on the Outlook India Survey 2017)

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