Top 10 best medical colleges in India

top 10 Medical Colleges in India

What are total number medical colleges in India?

There are around 540 medical colleges in India who are recognizes from Medical Council of India(MCI). And also there are about 30 medical colleges for only post graduation.

Here are few top medical colleges in India according to NIRF ranking :

1. All India Institute of medical Sciences- AIIMS


All India Institute of medical sciences ranked 1 in all of the India and around 230 in all over the world. The foundation stone of AIIMS Delhi was laid in 1952. In 2009 a new extension of Delhi AIIMS is laid down in Jhajjar (Badsa) and AIIMS-II was thought to be developed as the largest medical Education center for super-specialties in the world to meet the enormous need of super-specialists in various field in India. It also have National Cancer Institute of India and Infectious and Community Diseases Centre .

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are around 107 seats including all categories.

2. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)- Chandigarh

PGIMER was established in 1962. PGIMER is involved in research for the rural and community related environment and health problems. It’s one of the most renowned colleges among all medical colleges in India. Along with MBBS it also provides MD courses.

3. Christian Medical College (CMC)- Vellore

CMC Vellore

The hospital was founded by Dr. Ida Sophia Sudder in 1900. It is the first medical institute which did first open heart surgery(1961), first kidney transplant(1971), first bone marrow transplantation(1986) and first successful ABO incompatible kidney transplant in India (2009). It creates a history in medical sciences. CMC is a non-profitable organization and offers MBBS, MD, Nursing and diploma courses.

Total Number of MBBS seats: 100 including all categories.

4. National Institute of Mental Health and neurosciences (NIMHANS)- Bangalore

The institute was established in 1954 by Government of India. NIMHANS has five campuses in the city. This institute is famous for it’s research in the field of mental and neurosciences.

Total no. of MBBS seats: No. of seats varies every year.

5. Banaras Hindu University (BHU)- Varanasi

Most prestigious among all medical colleges in India

Banaras Hindu University is one of the most prestigious and finest university of India. It was established in 1916. BHU is organised into six institutes and 14 faculties (streams) and about 140 departments. Including MBBS and MD programme It also offers graduate and post-graduate programs nursing, Ayurvedic medicine, Dentistry and Health Statistics.

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are 84 seats including all categories.

6. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC)- Delhi


This medical college comes among one of the best medical colleges in India. This college was established in 1959 at New Delhi- Bahadurshah Zafar Marg. There are 4 hospitals attached to MAMC and have bed strength of around 2800. The college is a tertiary care referral centre and has teaching programs for graduate. Along with MBBS and MD courses it also offered dental course.

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are around 35 seats in MBBS including all categories.

7. Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and research (JIPMER)- Puducherry

The institute was established in 1823 around 127 years ago. This institute admits around 150 students every year in various undergraduate courses. Along with MBBS JIPMER also provides MD, B.Sc Nursing, PhD and Mphil courses.

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are around 200 seats including all categories. (some seats are also reserved for Puducherry natives)

8. Kasturba Medical College(KMC)- Manipal

The institute was established in 1953 by T.M.A. Pai. It was the first self financing colleges among all medical colleges in India . KMC offers student exchange programs with foreign Universities. It has labs with latest technologies.

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are around 250 seats including all categories.

9. King George’s Medical University- Lucknow

This University was established in 1905. It was formerly known as Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University. Along with MBBS this Medical Institute also provides MD and Dentistry courses.

Total no. of MBBS seats: There are around 250 seats including all categories.

10. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham- Coimbatore

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a University situated in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu . This Institute was established in 1994. It is a private deemed to be university. It has latest has labs with latest technology.

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