Top Medical Colleges in India

Medicine is considered one of the noblest professions across the globe. Medicine, though one of the most demanding professions offers outstanding career opportunities to the students. Minglebox has listed down the top medical colleges in India for your convenience. Students interested in the medical field should aspire to join one of these top medical colleges known for their excellent contribution to this field.

India Today Ranking 2013

  • 1 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi was established in 1956 as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care. The Institute was started with the objects to develop patterns of...

    Website: www.aiims.edu

  • 2 Christian Medical College Vellore Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC) was established in 1918 as a Medical School only for Women. In 1942, CMC was upgraded to a medical college affiliated to the Madras University and opened its doors to men students in 1947. It is also known as CMC Vellore was founded by Ida...

    Website: www.cmch-vellore.edu

  • 3 Armed Forces Medical College Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune was established on 1948 by an act of parliament of India on the recommendations of the BC Roy Committee by the amalgamation of various defence medical organizations. It is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of...

    Website: www.afmc.nic.in

  • 4 Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry was established in 1823. The Institute is originated as Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry established by the French Government. This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical...

    Website: www.jipmer.edu

  • 5 Maulana Azad Medical College Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi established in 1959, is one of the renowned institutes located in the capital city of Delhi. Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospital complex consist of four integral units, names Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak...

    Website: www.mamc.ac.in

  • 6 Lady Hardinge Medical College Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi was established in 1914. The college and hospital was formally opened by Lord Hardinge the then viceroy of India on in 1916. Since 1950, the college has been affiliated to University of Delhi. In view of considerable demand for...

    Website: www.lhmc.in

  • 7 Madras Medical College Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai established in 1835 as a medical school and it was opened by Sir Fredrick Adams. The Governor promulgated an order to make the school a state sponsored one and attached it to the General Hospital. In 1850 it became Madras Medical College....

    Website: www.mmc.tn.gov.in

  • 8 Grant Medical College, Mumbai Grant Medical College, Mumbai was established in 1845.The college is one of the premier medical institutions in India and the oldest institution teaching western medicine in Asia. Grant Medical College has been rated amongst the ten best medical colleges in the country (India...

    Website: www.grantmedicalcollege-jjhospital.org

  • 9 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established in 1953. The Kasturba Medical College started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal as the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. In 1969, when the clinical programme started in Manipal, KMC...

    Website: www.manipal.edu

  • 10 Sri Ramachandra University Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), Chennai formerly known as Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute was established in 1985. The University was established as part of the Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust as a private not-for-profit self-financing...

    Website: www.sriramachandra.edu.in

  • 11 University College of Medical Sciences University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi was established in 1971 as a Constituent College of University of Delhi. The college imparts various medical and paramedical courses. Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital is the associated teaching hospital with 1000 beds. UCMS is known...

    Website: www.ucms.ac.in

  • 12 King George's Medical University, Lucknow King George's Medical University (KGMC), Lucknow established in 1911 has been a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country. This came about by an act passed on the 16th September 2002 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Sushree Mayawati....

    Website: www.kgmcindia.edu

  • 13 King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai was established in 1926. The medical college provides training to about 2000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and super specialty medical courses; in undergraduate and postgraduate physical...

    Website: www.kem.edu

  • 14 Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore was established in 1955 as a private Medical college by Mysore Education Society. The Founders of this Society were Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. In 1957 the college...

    Website: www.bmcri.org

  • 15 Christian Medical College, Ludhiana Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana is an educational and research institution of an all India character established and run by the minority Christian community. The Christian Medical College is recognized by the Medical Council of India. Since July 1999 the College is...

    Website: www.cmcludhiana.in

  • 16 St. John's Medical College, Bangalore St. John's Medical College, Bangalore was established in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India, St. John's has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee...

    Website: www.stjohns.in/medicalcollege/

  • 17 Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad was established in 1846 and is one of the oldest medical educational institutes in the world. The college is presently affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences, while it was previously affiliated to the Osmania University of...

    Website: www.osmaniamedicalcollege.com

  • 18 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU), Varanasi was established in 1960 as College of Medical Sciences. Initially, IMS BHU had only 9 Departments of Modern Medicine. In 1971, the college was upgraded as Institute of Medical Sciences. Currently the...

    Website: www.imsbhu.nic.in

  • 19 Amrita Institute of Medical Science Amrita Institute of Medical Science (AIMS), Kochi brings together a dedicated team of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide the highest standards of medical treatment. The college has full range of primary and specialty care medical services enable...

    Website: www.aimshospital.org

  • 20 B.J. Medical College B.J. Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad was established in 1871 as the Ahmedabad Medical School and it became affiliated with the Civil Hospital in the city of Ahmedabad. In 1879, the school was renamed as B. J. Medical School. The school grew and became affiliated with the...

    Website: www.bjmc.org

  • 21 Nilratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital Nilratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital (NRS), Kolkata was established in 1873 as Sealdah Medical School. In 1884 it was named as Campbell Medical School and later on in June 1948 upgraded as Campbell Medical College. In 1950 the College was renamed as Nilratan Sircar...

    Website: http://nrsmch.org/

  • 22 Medical College, Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata was established in 1835. The first attempt for the introduction of a proper medical training was undertaken by Lord William Bentinck. As a fruit of his effort and long persuasion, government order was passed to set up a medical college in Calcutta which...

    Website: www.medicalcollegekolkata.org

  • 23 Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER), Kolkata was established in 1957 by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India. Since then the institute is best known as a Medical Learning Center of Excellence and a Specialty Hospital. In...

    Website: www.ipgmer.gov.in

  • 24 M.S Ramaiah Medical College M.S Ramaiah Medical College (MSRMC), Bangalore was established in 1979 and has since grown into an institute of recognition and repute in India and abroad. The college was initially affiliated to Bangalore University. The college is now affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of...

    Website: www.msrmc.ac.in

  • 25 Stanley Medical College Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai was established in 1938. It is a government medical college with hospitals is one of the oldest medical colleges in India. Stanley Medical College is ranked 9th according to the NDTV ranking of top medical colleges in India. The College is...

    Website: www.stanmed.net

* Last Updated:   05/07/2013

India Today Ranking 2012

  • 1 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi was established in 1956 as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care. The Institute was started with the objects to develop patterns of...

    Website: www.aiims.edu

  • 2 Christian Medical College Vellore Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC) was established in 1918 as a Medical School only for Women. In 1942, CMC was upgraded to a medical college affiliated to the Madras University and opened its doors to men students in 1947. It is also known as CMC Vellore was founded by Ida S....

    Website: www.cmch-vellore.edu

  • 3 Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry was established in 1823. The Institute is originated as Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry established by the French Government. This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College...

    Website: www.jipmer.edu

  • 4 Armed Forces Medical College Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune was established on 1948 by an act of parliament of India on the recommendations of the BC Roy Committee by the amalgamation of various defence medical organizations. It is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of...

    Website: www.afmc.nic.in

  • 5 Maulana Azad Medical College Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi established in 1959, is one of the renowned institutes located in the capital city of Delhi. Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospital complex consist of four integral units, names Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak Hospital,...

    Website: www.mamc.ac.in

  • 6 Grant Medical College, Mumbai Grant Medical College, Mumbai was established in 1845.The college is one of the premier medical institutions in India and the oldest institution teaching western medicine in Asia. Grant Medical College has been rated amongst the ten best medical colleges in the country (India...

    Website: www.grantmedicalcollege-jjhospital.org

  • 7 Madras Medical College Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai established in 1835 as a medical school and it was opened by Sir Fredrick Adams. The Governor promulgated an order to make the school a state sponsored one and attached it to the General Hospital. In 1850 it became Madras Medical College. The...

    Website: www.mmc.tn.gov.in

  • 8 University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), New Delhi University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), New Delhi was established in 1971 by the efforts of the then Health Minister of New Delhi. The Health Ministry proposed to provide medical education to every student who attained the eligibility criteria and wished to become a doctor,...

    Website: www.ucms.ac.in

  • 9 St. John's Medical College, Bangalore St. John's Medical College, Bangalore was established in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India, St. John's has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee of...

    Website: www.stjohns.in/medicalcollege/

  • 10 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU), Varanasi was established in 1960 as College of Medical Sciences. Initially, IMS BHU had only 9 Departments of Modern Medicine. In 1971, the college was upgraded as Institute of Medical Sciences. Currently the...

    Website: www.imsbhu.nic.in

  • 11 King George's Medical University, Lucknow King George's Medical University (KGMC), Lucknow established in 1911 has been a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country. This came about by an act passed on the 16th September 2002 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Sushree Mayawati. The...

    Website: www.kgmcindia.edu

  • 12 Christian Medical College, Ludhiana Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana is an educational and research institution of an all India character established and run by the minority Christian community. The Christian Medical College is recognized by the Medical Council of India. Since July 1999 the College is...

    Website: www.cmcludhiana.in

  • 13 B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune was established in 1946 with Shri B. G. Kher the head of the Bombay Government, laying the foundation stone, the school churning out licentiates, made way for the college training and training out fully fledged medical graduate doctors....

    Website: www.bjmcpune.org

  • 14 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established in 1953. The Kasturba Medical College started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal as the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. In 1969, when the clinical programme started in Manipal, KMC became...

    Website: www.manipal.edu

  • 15 Amrita Institute of Medical Science Amrita Institute of Medical Science (AIMS), Kochi brings together a dedicated team of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide the highest standards of medical treatment. The college has full range of primary and specialty care medical services enable...

    Website: www.aimshospital.org

  • 16 Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore was established in 1955 as a private Medical college by Mysore Education Society. The Founders of this Society were Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. In 1957 the college was...

    Website: www.bmcri.org

  • 17 Medical College, Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata was established in 1835. The first attempt for the introduction of a proper medical training was undertaken by Lord William Bentinck. As a fruit of his effort and long persuasion, government order was passed to set up a medical college in Calcutta which is...

    Website: www.medicalcollegekolkata.org

  • 18 Sri Ramachandra University Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), Chennai formerly known as Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute was established in 1985. The University was established as part of the Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust as a private not-for-profit self-financing...

    Website: www.sriramachandra.edu.in

  • 19 Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER), Kolkata was established in 1957 by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India. Since then the institute is best known as a Medical Learning Center of Excellence and a Specialty Hospital. In 2004,...

    Website: www.ipgmer.gov.in

  • 20 SMS Medical College SMS Medical College (SMSMC), Jaipur was established in 1947. The college was recognized by the Medical Council of India. This is the oldest college in Rajasthan and is one of the premier medical colleges of India. The college has been conducting its activities with a common objective...

    Website: smsmedicalcollege.webs.com

  • 21 Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad was established in 1846 and is one of the oldest medical educational institutes in the world. The college is presently affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences, while it was previously affiliated to the Osmania University of Hyderabad....

    Website: www.osmaniamedicalcollege.com

  • 22 Government Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh Government Medical College & Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh was established in 1991 with the intake of 50 students. The college is the only hospital in the public sector committed to total computerization, both for hospital management as well as in the administrative domain. The...

    Website: gmch.gov.in

  • 23 R. G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata R. G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata was established in 1886 as Calcutta School of Medicine. Thus in the same year, Calcutta Medical School came into existence. Later, it merged with another nationalist organization' College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bengal ' and the...

    Website: rgkarmedicalcollege.org

  • 24 Gandhi Medical College (GMC) Gandhi Medical College (GMC), Hyderabad was setup in 1954.The college is the second oldest medical college in Hyderabad, the Osmania Medical College being the first one. Gandhi Medical College was initially named as the Peoples Medical College and it was re-christened as Gandhi...

    Website: www.gandhimedicalcollegehyderabad.org

  • 25 Topiwala National Medical College (TNMC) Topiwala National Medical College (TNMC), Mumbai was established in 1921. TNMC was opened during the heady days of the independence movement in 1921 and was appropriately named as National Medical College. Through a donation by Mr. M.N. Desai Topiwala the college was upgraded in...

    Website: www.nair.edu

* Last Updated:   10/10/2012

India Today Ranking 2011

  • 1 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi was established in 1956 as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care. The Institute was started with the objects to develop patterns of...

    Website: www.aiims.edu

  • 2 Maulana Azad Medical College Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi established in 1959, is one of the renowned institutes located in the capital city of Delhi. Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospital complex consist of four integral units, names Maulana Azad Medical College, Lok Nayak...

    Website: www.mamc.ac.in

  • 3 University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), New Delhi University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), New Delhi was established in 1971 by the efforts of the then Health Minister of New Delhi. The Health Ministry proposed to provide medical education to every student who attained the eligibility criteria and wished to become a...

    Website: www.ucms.ac.in

  • 4 Christian Medical College Vellore Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC) was established in 1918 as a Medical School only for Women. In 1942, CMC was upgraded to a medical college affiliated to the Madras University and opened its doors to men students in 1947. It is also known as CMC Vellore was founded by Ida...

    Website: www.cmch-vellore.edu

  • 5 Armed Forces Medical College Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune was established on 1948 by an act of parliament of India on the recommendations of the BC Roy Committee by the amalgamation of various defence medical organizations. It is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of...

    Website: www.afmc.nic.in

  • 6 Lady Hardinge Medical College Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi was established in 1914. The college and hospital was formally opened by Lord Hardinge the then viceroy of India on in 1916. Since 1950, the college has been affiliated to University of Delhi. In view of considerable demand for...

    Website: www.lhmc.in

  • 7 Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry was established in 1823. The Institute is originated as Ecole de Medicine de Pondicherry established by the French Government. This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical...

    Website: www.jipmer.edu

  • 8 B.J. Medical College B.J. Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad was established in 1871 as the Ahmedabad Medical School and it became affiliated with the Civil Hospital in the city of Ahmedabad. In 1879, the school was renamed as B. J. Medical School. The school grew and became affiliated with the...

    Website: www.bjmc.org

  • 9 Grant Medical College, Mumbai Grant Medical College, Mumbai was established in 1845.The college is one of the premier medical institutions in India and the oldest institution teaching western medicine in Asia. Grant Medical College has been rated amongst the ten best medical colleges in the country (India...

    Website: www.grantmedicalcollege-jjhospital.org

  • 10 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established in 1953. The Kasturba Medical College started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal as the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. In 1969, when the clinical programme started in Manipal, KMC...

    Website: www.manipal.edu

  • 11 King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai was established in 1926. The medical college provides training to about 2000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and super specialty medical courses; in undergraduate and postgraduate physical...

    Website: www.kem.edu

  • 12 Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital (VMMC-SJH), New Delhi was established in 2001 at Safdarjung Hospital. The college has recognition by the Medical Council of India. The college is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and from...

    Website: www.vmmc-sjh.nic.in/index.asp

  • 13 Medical College, Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata was established in 1835. The first attempt for the introduction of a proper medical training was undertaken by Lord William Bentinck. As a fruit of his effort and long persuasion, government order was passed to set up a medical college in Calcutta which...

    Website: www.medicalcollegekolkata.org

  • 14 King George's Medical University, Lucknow King George's Medical University (KGMC), Lucknow established in 1911 has been a frontrunner among medical education institutions in the country. This came about by an act passed on the 16th September 2002 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Sushree Mayawati....

    Website: www.kgmcindia.edu

  • 15 Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS BHU), Varanasi was established in 1960 as College of Medical Sciences. Initially, IMS BHU had only 9 Departments of Modern Medicine. In 1971, the college was upgraded as Institute of Medical Sciences. Currently the...

    Website: www.imsbhu.nic.in

  • 16 Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore was established in 1955 as a private Medical college by Mysore Education Society. The Founders of this Society were Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. In 1957 the college...

    Website: www.bmcri.org

  • 17 Christian Medical College, Ludhiana Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana is an educational and research institution of an all India character established and run by the minority Christian community. The Christian Medical College is recognized by the Medical Council of India. Since July 1999 the College is...

    Website: www.cmcludhiana.in

  • 18 Madras Medical College Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai established in 1835 as a medical school and it was opened by Sir Fredrick Adams. The Governor promulgated an order to make the school a state sponsored one and attached it to the General Hospital. In 1850 it became Madras Medical College....

    Website: www.mmc.tn.gov.in

  • 19 B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune B.J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune was established in 1946 with Shri B. G. Kher the head of the Bombay Government, laying the foundation stone, the school churning out licentiates, made way for the college training and training out fully fledged medical graduate...

    Website: www.bjmcpune.org

  • 20 St. John's Medical College, Bangalore St. John's Medical College, Bangalore was established in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India, St. John's has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee...

    Website: www.stjohns.in/medicalcollege/

  • 21 Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER), Kolkata was established in 1957 by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India. Since then the institute is best known as a Medical Learning Center of Excellence and a Specialty Hospital. In...

    Website: www.ipgmer.gov.in

  • 22 Faculty of Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Muslim University occupies an exalted position among Indian universities and its contribution to nation building is in no way inferior to the best among the lot. AMU is perhaps the only university in the country, which has high schools in its domain. It has as many as...

    Website: www.amu.ac.in/

  • 23 Gauhati Medical College Gauhati Medical College (GMC), Guwahati has enjoyed a prestigious status in the country for its academic pursuites and patients care, and as a referral centre for speciality and superspeciality treatment. took its start under the stewardship of Professor I. Jahan from October,...

    Website: www.gmchassam.gov.in

  • 24 Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad Osmania Medical College (OMC), Hyderabad was established in 1846 and is one of the oldest medical educational institutes in the world. The college is presently affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences, while it was previously affiliated to the Osmania University of...

    Website: www.osmaniamedicalcollege.com

  • 25 Stanley Medical College Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai was established in 1938. It is a government medical college with hospitals is one of the oldest medical colleges in India. Stanley Medical College is ranked 9th according to the NDTV ranking of top medical colleges in India. The College is...

    Website: www.stanmed.net