All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
AIIMS are a group of autonomous public medical colleges of higher education. These institutes are of national importance. AIIMS New Delhi is a fore-runner parent excellence institution set up in 1956. The Institute was established in 1956 and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It has good facilities of patient-care, research and teaching. Govt. has allowed setting up of six more AIIMS-like institutes in 2012. AIIMS has been consistently ranked the top medical college in India to pursue any Medical degree by India Today in annual surveys.
Christian Medical College, Vellore
CMC is an educational, research institute, a registered voluntary, non-profit organization and a tertiary care hospital. A noted medical destination, it is one of the most prominent and respected medical destinations in India and internationally. CMC is known as one of the top-ranked medical colleges in India. India’s first successful open heart surgery (1961) and kidney transplant (1971) was done here.
The CMC has been consistently ranked among the top medical colleges in India. India Today ranked CMC the #1 Private Medical (second after government hospital AIIMS) in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Outlook India ranked CMC top private medical school 2015. Careers360 has ranked CMC Vellore first in Top Private Medical colleges in India in the year 2016.
Armed Forced Medical College (AFMC), Pune
Established in May 1948, AFMC is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health and Sciences. The institution has reinforced all the three services of the Indian Armed Forces by providing a pool of doctor soldiers. It primarily imparts training to medical undergraduates and postgraduates, dental postgraduates, nursing cadets and paramedical staff. Patient care forms an integral part of its training curriculum and the attached hospitals benefit from the expertise available at AFMC. The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to the Armed Forces. All expenses of students are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).
AFMC has been ranked consistently among the top medical colleges of India, with the Outlook 2012 and 2015 survey ranking it second amongst all the undergraduate medical institutions of the country.
The academic policies of each IIT are decided by its Senate. This comprises all professors of the IIT and student representatives. Unlike many western universities that have an elected senate, the IITs have an academic senate. It controls and approves the curriculum, courses, examinations and results, and appoints committees to look into specific academic matters. The teaching, training and research activities of the institute are periodically reviewed by the senate to maintain educational standards. The Director of an IIT is the ex-officio Chairman of the Senate.
Central Library, IIT Roorkee All the IITs follow the credits system of performance evaluation, with proportional weighting of courses based on their importance. The total marks (usually out of 100) form the basis of grades, with a grade value (out of 10) assigned to a range of marks. Sometimes, relative grading is done considering the overall performance of the whole class. For each semester, the students are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 based on their performance, by taking a weighted average of the grade points from all the courses, with their respective credit points. Each semester evaluation is done independently and then the weighted average over all semesters is used to calculate the cumulative grade point average (known as CGPA or CPI—Cumulative Performance Index).
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
MAMC is affiliated to University of Delhi. It is named after Indian freedom fighter and first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The college is a tertiary care referral center. The medical school offers the degrees of MBBS (medical school degree, equivalent to Doctor of Medicine or MD in some countries), post graduate/residency degrees of MS, MD and super speciality/ subspecialty fellowship degrees of MCh and DM. It has attached schools offering degrees in nursing and pharmacy. The MAMC campus houses Lok Nayak Hospital, GB Pant Hospital and also has the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences.
Maulana Azad Medical College has been consistently ranked among the top medical colleges in India.
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
LHMC was set up on 17th March, 1914. It is affiliated to the University of Delhi and is funded by the Government of India. The hospital has provided services to male patients since 1991. Since 2011 the admission capacity to the MBBS course has been raised to 200 seats. The college has two teaching hospitals, Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital and Kalawati Saran Child Hospital, with 877 and 350 beds respectively. The college and hospital also provides tertiary level medical facilities to the city. The college’s Department of Microbiology is internationally acclaimed for its salmonella phage typing, and it is a World Health Organization collaborating centre for reference and training in streptococcal diseases for South East Asia. It is also a surveillance center for AIDS. The first ART center for children in the country, was also started in LHMC in 2007.
Grant Medical College, Mumbai
GMC Mumbai is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. It is one of the oldest institutions teaching Western medicine in Asia. Founded in 1845, it counts among the premier medical institutions in India and one of the oldest institutions teaching Western medicine in Asia. It has been consistently ranked on the list of top ten medical colleges in the country. The college accepts 200 students annually for the undergraduate degree and around 100 annually for the various postgraduate degrees in medicine.
It is among the 8 medical colleges of India which are recognized by medical council of Singapore.
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
KMC was set up on 30th June, 1953. It is the 1st private medical college in India. It provides UG and PG medical courses of the KMC Manipal and Mangalore. It houses the largest Health Sciences Library and the Anatomy Pathology museums in Asia.
The college started with the pre-clinical section at Manipal and the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. With the clinical program commencing at Manipal in 1969 with the setting up of Kasturba Hospital, it became a full-fledged independent college and Mangalore becoming a separate constituent college, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
King George’s Medical University, formerly Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, is a medical school located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It came into being after the upgrade of King George’s Medical College (established in 1911) into a university by an act passed by government of Uttar Pradesh on 16 September 2002.
The University has capacity for 1250 undergraduates students (including 280 dental students) and 450 postgraduate students.
The MBBS course takes four and a half years to complete and has an intake of 250 students each year.
King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordandas Sunderdas Medical College (KEM) Mumbai
King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, located in Mumbai, is amongst the foremost teaching and medical care providing institutions in India. It was founded in 1926, and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik.
The medical college (school) provides training to about 2000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and superspeciality medical courses; in undergraduate and postgraduate physical and occupational therapy courses; Masters and PhD courses in various allied specialties. A nursing school is also maintained by this institution.
With about 390 staff physicians and 550 resident doctors, the 1800 bedded hospital treats about 1.8 million out-patients and 85,000 in-patients annually. It provides both basic care and advanced treatment facilities in all fields of medicine and surgery. Funded mainly by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, this institution renders virtually free of cost service to the underprivileged sections of the society.
Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Group of Hospitals
The Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai is a medical college affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. Founded in 1845, it counts among the premier medical institutions in India and one of the oldest institutions teaching Western medicine in Asia. It has been consistently ranked on the list of top ten medical colleges in the country. The college accepts 200 students annually for the undergraduate degree and around 100 annually for the various postgraduate degrees in medicine. The medical college is situated in Byculla on the campus of Sir J. J. Hospital. the hospital has combined bed strength of 2844 and caters to an annual load of 1,200,000 out patients and 80,000 indoor patients, from all parts of Maharashtra and central India.
Its clinical affiliate is Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy Group of Hospitals: a conglomerate of four hospitals in South Bombay that include the Sir J. J. Hospital, St George Hospital, Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital, and Cama and Albess Hospital( women and children hospital) Grant Medical College is among the 8 medical colleges of India which have been recognised by medical council of Singapore.
The above mentioned are some of the top medical colleges in India and the above list is not an exhaustive list