India is home to some world class medical colleges. These colleges offer various courses in medical science, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Students may go for various degrees like MBBS, MS, BDS, MD, MDS etc.
Majority of the medical colleges were established in the 50s & 60s by the state and the central government. But since 1980s many private colleges emerged all across India. The quality and the standard of the medical institutes are looked after by Medical Council of India. The body has presently recognized 273 Indian medical schools which has the total capacity to educate 31298 students.
Students who have passed the 10+2 examination or any other equivalent examination with science background are entitled to apply for the admission into medical colleges in India. Candidates are selected on the basis of entrance tests, at state or national level. Candidates with relevant bachelor's degree can also go for medical postgraduate programs.
It is vital for every student to choose the best college that would strengthen and give an edge to the career. So here is a list of India's top ten medical colleges.
India's Top Ten Medical Colleges
|Rank||NAME OF THE COLLEGE||Address||Phone No|
|1||All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS)||Ansari Nagar, Delhi||011-26594622|
|2||Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC, Vellore)||Vellore||0416-2284202|
|3||Armed Forces Medical College(AFMC)||Sholapur Road, Pune||020-26306000/ 26802216/26306055|
|4||JIPMER||Dhanvantri Nagar, Puducherry||0413-2272901|
|5||Maulana Azad Medical College(MAMC)||Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Delhi||011-23231478/26863889|
|6||Lady Hardinge Medical College(LHMC)||C- 604, Shivaji Stadium Bus Terminal Co. Place, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg, Delhi||011-23363728|
|7||Madras Medical College (Chennai Medical College)||Periyar Evr Salai, Park Town, Chennai||044-25305238|
|8||Grant Medical College||J J Road,Byculla, Mumbai||022-23735555|
|9||Kasturba Medical College(KMC)||Madhav nagar,Manipal Post, Manipal||0820-2922367/ 2571114|
|10||Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute||1,Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai||044-4828027-29/31-33|
Source : indiatoday.in
Last Updated on : December 16, 2013