India is one of the leading countries in the field of medical education. India produces a huge number of doctors and other health workers over the years. There are thousands of doctors and other health workers from India working in the US, UK, and other countries.
Therefore, India is developing its health care sector bigger and bigger every year. In India, most of the top tier medical colleges are controlled by the government of India. Although, there are some excellent private medical colleges that can be enlisted in the top 10 list.
There are a lot of medical colleges(government and private) in India but still, those numbers are less than the other degree colleges. The Medical Council of India also controls the degrees and related things provided by the medical colleges to their students after completion of their courses.
Major courses that are given by the medical colleges in India are MBBS, MD, MS BDS, MDS. It is true that medical degrees in India are not easy to get.
Here is the List of College teaching MBBS (Medical College’s):
AIIMS Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Delhi is the most prestigious institute in India. It is a public medical institute which was established in 1956 in New Delhi. AIIMS Delhi holds the first rank among all the medical institutes in India.
Several organizations(both government and private) rank it as the best medical institute in India. This institute offers different UG, PG and Doctoral courses such as MBBS, BSc (Honors), MD, MS, MCh, DM, MD (Hospital Administration), MDS, and more.
There are more than 90 courses offered by this institute. There are also short term courses which are basically training courses for the PG residents and also for some of the selective outsiders.
AIIMS Delhi has some of the best departments such as Anesthesiology, Nuclear Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Radiodiagnosis, Hematology. There are also 45 super specialties to the students for higher studies.
To get admission to this institute a candidate needs to appear in the NEET-UG exam. Admission to fellowship programs will follow a similar process. The students of this institute need to pay a little amount as their fees.
For MBBS students the fees are around Rs. 1600 per year, for MD students, fees are around Rs. 2300 per year and there are also different fee structures for other courses which are also pretty less.
AIIMS Delhi campus is situated at Ansari Nagar, Delhi. It has five different sections. Apart from this, 4 extension campuses are also there. From the data in the year 2017-2018, AIIMS Delhi has served over 43 lakh outpatients, over 2 lakh inpatients, and nearly 2 lakh surgeries.
According to the data of the same year, it has nearly a total of 2500 beds in all it’s campuses. Hostel facilities are available here with a single room for each student.
Phone: 011 2658 8500
Address: Sri Aurobindo Marg, Ansari Nagar, Ansari Nagar East, New Delhi, Delhi 110029
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER) Chandigarh
The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research is a public autonomous institute situated in Chandigarh. It is one of the top-rated medical institutes, training and educational institutes in the country.
It was established back in 1962 and was founded by Tulsi Das, Bala Krishna, Santokh Singh Anand, B N Aikat, Sant Ram Dhall, and P N Chuttani. Along with the healthcare services, PGIMER Chandigarh provides the best quality training to the students here.
Medical, paramedical and nursing courses are offered by this institute. This institute offers fellowship, doctoral degrees, diploma and post-doctoral degrees to the students. PGIMER Chandigarh does not have an MBBS degree.
Admission to the PG and Post-doctoral courses happens twice in a year(January and July). Student intake in those courses is done through the all India based PGIMER Entrance Exam.
Since it is a government Institute, therefore fees required for different courses are very less. It has 1400 bed facilities along with 98 rooms within. The overall atmosphere is good inside its campus.
Address: Madhya Marg, Sector 12, Chandigarh, 160012
Phone: 0172 274 7585
The Christian Medical College Vellore
The Christian Medical College is a private medical college situated in Vellore, TN. It was established in 1900 by missionary Dr. Ida S. Scudder. It has established itself as one of the best medical colleges in India.
The Christian Medical College offers training to its students in the fields of healthcare, medical and nursing. This institute offers UG, PG, diploma and specialty courses to the students. There are almost 2500 students in each academic year.
Students need to take the NEET exam to get admitted to the MBBS course. For degrees like B.Sc, BPO, BPT, etc. the institute arranges exams with their own. Fees are different for different courses.
For MBBS students, it is around Rs. 30,000 per year and for PG students it is Rs. 1.7 Lakhs per year. This is relatively much less than other private medical colleges offering medical courses.
The institute provides scholarships to the students according to their merits and family income. Students get the opportunity to intern after their MBBS course.
During this period, they got a stipend of Rs. 18,000 per month. There are single rooms allocated for each student in the hostel.
Address: IDA Scudder Rd, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004
Phone: 0416 228 1000
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
The Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi is a government medical college which is located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg and also affiliated to the University of Delhi. It was established back in 1956.
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi is considered as one of the best medical colleges in this country. This institute offers MBBS, MS, MD and fellowship degrees of M.Ch and DM. Apart from these, this institute also offers degrees in nursing and pharmacy.
Over 30courses are available here for the students. Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Hospital, GB Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences and Guru Nanak Eye Centre are the four campuses attached to this institute.
Candidates need to take the NEET exam in order to get a chance in this institute. This is a government college, therefore the fees required are very less. However, some need-based scholarships are available in this institute.
Hostels are available here at a pretty cheap rate(Rs. 6000-7000 per year). Hostels are separate for boys, girls, seniors, and juniors. However, in the beginning, students will get room to be shared with 2 or 3 other students. Then they will get single rooms afterward.
Address: 2, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Maulana Azad Medical College Campus, Balmiki Basti, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
Phone: 011 2323 9279
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences is situated at Raebareli road in Lucknow, UP. It was founded in 1983 and recognized by the Medical Council of India. It provides high-quality healthcare facilities, teaching, training and much more under one roof.
This institute offers MD, DM and MCh programs at the PG level and also offers PDF and Ph.D. courses. Admission into this institute is subjected to the PG courses that are subject to the student’s performance in the NEET PG exam.
Whereas for the other courses like B.Sc and B.P.T, the institute used to organize the exam on their own. It offers specialization in Anesthesiology, Radiotherapy, Pathology, Nuclear medicine, and Microbiology for the M.D degree.
For an M.Sc degree, there are Medical Laboratory Technology and Medical Biotechnology courses available. Similarly, there are different types of specialization available in the case of DM, MCh and PDC courses.
The fees are quite high. For MD courses, fees required is around Rs. 70,000 per year.
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU
Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU Varanasi) is one of the top tier and Prestigious Medical Colleges in India. It is located in Varanasi, UP and affiliated to the prestigious Banaras Hindu University(BHU).
This institute was established in the year 1960. IMS BHU offers courses like MBBS, MD, MS, M.ch, DM, PG Diploma to the students. For admission in the UG courses, a candidate needs to appear in the NEET UG exam and then they can apply to the college through their NEET UG Medical Scorecard.
Similarly, for admission in PG courses, a candidate needs to take the NEET PG exam and then can apply to the college through their NEET PG Medical Scorecard. IMS BHU provides scholarships to the students who need it the most.
Students need to apply at the beginning of the academic year. There are several scholarships such as College / University Merit Scholarships, Scholarships for economically weaker students, Merit cum means based scholarships and some other scholarships for the deserving students.
Hostels are available for both boys and girls inside the campus. Those are clean and have lots of facilities.
Address: Aurobindo Colony, Banaras Hindu University Campus, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
Phone: 0542 236 7568
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal(KMC)
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is a self-financed medical institute and one of the top-ranked institutes in India. This institute is situated at Manipal, KN and is affiliated to the Medical Council of India.
Kasturba Medical College has different campuses in Manipal, Mangalore, Udupi, Karkala, and Goa. KMC, Manipal is the best among all of them. It offers courses such as MBBS, MD, MCh, M.Sc, Diploma, fellowship, and certification courses.
As it is a self-financed institute, therefore it’s fees are quite high. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal accepts the NEET score for the admission of the students. For the UG students, the fees per year are around Rs. 12.5lakhs. For PG and other students, the fee structure is different.
A very few scholarships are available for the students who have a very good rank in the NEET exam and a good score in their academics. There are hostels available for the students but it is expensive. It costs around Rs. 84000 to 1.25 lakh per year.
Address: Tiger Cir Rd, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka 576104
Phone: 0820 292 2367
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research(JIPMER), Puducherry
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) is a government institute, situated in Pondicherry, India. Apart from offering medical courses, it also provides healthcare services to the patients.
It has over 300 highly qualified faculties. This institute offers courses like MBBS, B.Sc, M.Sc, MCh degree courses in over 30 different fields. It also offers selected fellowship, PG Diploma, and certificate programs.
To get admission in JIPMER Puducherry, students need to take the NEET exam(UG and PG as per requirements). The fees in this institute are pretty less. Fees vary from Rs. 3500 to Rs. 6000in for all the courses.
Some state-government scholarships are available here for the students belonging to SC and ST category. Hostels are available for mainly non-Pondicherry students with an annual fee of Rs. 15000.
Both single and double rooms are there. Students will get according to their choice or availability.
Address: Jipmer Campus Rd, Gorimedu, Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry, 605006
Phone: 0413 227 1301
University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) is a government medical institute situated at Dilshad Garden, New Delhi. UCMS was established in 1971 and is affiliated with the University of Delhi. UCMS also falls in the category of top-tier medical institutes in India.
This institute offers courses like MBBS, M.D, MDS, M.S, B.Sc, etc. As it is a public institute, therefore, the fees required are very less. For the UG courses, the fees are around Rs. 5000-7000. Whereas for the PG courses, the fees are around Rs.
28000-30000. Students who are seeking admission into this prestigious institute need to clear the NEET exam with a pretty high score. This institute got a number of highly qualified faculties.
Hostel facilities are available for the students here. Although the rooms are small, still a single room is provided to each student. The campus is really nice and secured.
Address: Gate No:2, Tahirpur Rd, GTB Enclave, Dilshad Garden, New Delhi, Delhi 110095
Phone: 011 2258 2106
Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
Government Medical College and Hospital is one of the best medical institutes situated in Chandigarh. Apart from medical education, this institute serves as a tertiary care hospital. This institute offers several courses in the field of medical education.
Courses like MBBS, M.D, M.Phil, M.S, M.Sc, and Diploma are offered by this institute. There are NEET UG and PG exams held all over the country. Through these two exams, candidates can get into this institute.
As this institute is a public institute, therefore fees and other financial-related things are cheaper here. For all the courses in UG and PG category fees required is around Rs. 25,000 per year. Only for the B.Sc and Diploma courses, fees required is around Rs. 10000.
Scholarships are available for students with an economically weaker background. There are highly qualified faculties in this institute. Hostel facilities are available. But, two students need to share the room.
Address: Chandi Path, Sector 32B, 32B, Sector 32, Chandigarh, 160047
Phone: 0172 260 1023
Those are the best medical institutes in India. However, rankings of those institutes are based on several factors.
The quality of teaching of the faculties, learning & resources in the curriculum, infrastructure of the institute, research and practice, and other facilities plays a vital role in the case of ranking those colleges.
Although there must be some colleges in this country which are as good as those listed colleges. However, this list is prepared on the basis of the rankings made by some newspapers, websites, and also considering the factors written above.
Therefore, this list may be considered as almost accurate.