India is the second-most populous country in the world. Presently, India is becoming a medical hub due to some reputed medical colleges. Medical education in India is controlled by the MCI (Medical Council of India). Most of the best medical colleges in India were established by governments.
Best Medical Colleges:
1.AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
AIIMS New Delhi has once again ranked at 1. It was founded in 1956. The most important function of the Institute is to provide opportunities for training teachers for medical colleges in the country in an atmosphere of research and enquiry. Postgraduate students are exposed to newer methods of teaching and given opportunities to actively participate in teaching exercises. The other important objectives of the Institute are to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all the important branches of health activity and to attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education. The educational principles and practices being adopted are those which are best suited to the needs of the nation.
2. PGIMER, Chandigarh
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education Research, is a medical and research institute in Chandigarh, India. It also offers educational, research, medical and training facilities to its students. Apart from Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, the institute has all the latest facilities including all specialities, super specialities and sub-specialities. There are more than 50 such training in the institute. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is involved in research for the rural and community-related environment and health problems. The focus of research has been on tackling diseases like diarrhoea, tuberculosis, malaria, amoebiasis, systemic vasculitis, relapsing polychondritis, HIV, leprosy, hepatitis, anaemia, leukaemia, hypertension, atherosclerosis, thalassemia, dental caries, Oral cancer, stone disease, cancer, and sexually transmitted diseases.
3. Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) is a medical college in New Delhi, India, affiliated by the University of Delhi, run by Government of Delhi. It is named after first education minister of independent India Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad. It is spread over a campus occupying 122 acres. The college was founded in the year 1958 and is attached to Lok Nayak Hospital.
The aim of the college is to provide excellent knowledge as well as rigorous training, it will prepare the students to meet professionals and scientific challenges. This institute has departments in different medical fields, such as anatomy, biochemistry, community medicine, community medicine, dermatology, STD and Leprosy, ENT, forensic medicine, general medicine, general surgery, medical education, microbiology, neonatology, obs. and gyn., orthopaedic, pediatric surgery, paediatrics, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, radio-diagnosis and radiotherapy.
4. Kasturba Medical College
Kasturba Medical College (KMC) is a medical college based in Manipal, Karnataka. It was established by T.M.A. Pai on 30 June 1953, KMC was the first self-financing medical college in India. In 1993, the government of India granted Deemed University status to Manipal University which saw KMC coming under its wing. Currently, the institution, besides the undergraduate medical course, KMC is conducting postgraduate medical courses in 55 disciplines.
5. Christian Medical College, Vellore
Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore is a private, minority-run educational and research institute, is one of the prominent and oldest medical institutions in India. It also includes a primary, secondary and tertiary care hospital. CMC was founded in the year 1990.
6. Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) Banaras Hindu University, is a prestigious government medical college in North Bihar. The college was founded in the year 1990. IMS-BHU comprises three faculties, Faculty of Ayurveda, Faculty of Medicine, and Faculty of Dental Sciences. The institute is approved by Medical Council of India, Government of India.
7. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, situated in Aligarh, was founded in the year 1962. JNMC offers various courses in undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma levels. It is the top medical college in Uttar Pradesh. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) came into existence through the vision of Dr. Sir Ziauddin Ahmed, who saw the need for a medical college for the poor community.
8. University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences is a medical college in Delhi, affiliated with the University of Delhi. The College was founded in the year 1971 by efforts of the Health Minister of Delhi. This college is associated with Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, which serves as the teaching hospital.
9. Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) is located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. This college was established in 1948 on the recommendation of the BC Roy Committee. The institution primarily imparts training to medical undergraduates and postgraduates, dental postgraduates, nursing cadets and paramedical staff.
10. Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh is a Govt autonomous body and has situated in sector 32 Chandigarh. GMCH works with the aim of becoming a centre of excellence for medical education. The foundation stone of the college was laid by the former Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Chandra Shekhar on 20 January 1991.
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