Top 20 Private Medical Colleges in India

Top 20 Private Medical Colleges in India

When the NEET UG 2020 score will be in your hand, a few question will bother you. 

As you would fill up forms you would like to know about the quality and stature of the medical colleges you would fill up in your order of preference. There are plenty of private medical colleges in India; 215 private medical colleges offering almost 27,000 MBBS seats. This document describes the top 20 private medical colleges of India.

These colleges have been hand-picked after thorough research of the ranking systems available in the country as well as the research done by the My Next Exam Admission Lounge. They are displayed in a random order to remove any bias; they are still the top 20 in the country.

Christian Medical College, Vellore

Christian Medical College, Vellore is one of the top-ranked educational, healthcare and research institutes in the country. The CMC, located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, is an unaided minority educational institution established in the year 1900. It has grown into a full-fledged medical college imparting education in medical, nursing and allied health sciences. Its network of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care teaching hospitals are spread across six campuses in and around Vellore. Altogether, it is a 3000-bedded multi-specialty medical institution of international fame. It has 100 MBBS seats

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal made its beginning with the establishment of medical college in private sector in the year 1953. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, provides quality medical education which attracts students not only from India but also from other countries of the world. Students from over 30 countries take admission and graduate from the college every year. The degrees from this college are recognized worldwide. KMC is recognized by the Medical Council of India as well as General Medical Council of Great Britain, the Malaysian Medical Council and Australian Medical Council. It has 250 MBBS seats.

St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru

St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru was established in 1963. It consists of a state of the art Hospital having 1350 beds for all medical and surgical departments including super-specialty departments. It has 150 MBBS seats. The hospital and college is located in a very green campus of 132 acres. A top-class College of Nursing with the most modern facilities including a Bio-repository and an Institute of Health Care Management and Paramedical Studies are all a part of the Institute.

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi also called Amrita Hospital, based in Kochi Kerala, is one of the premier hospitals and medical college in South India. It was founded in 1998 by Mata Amrita Nand Amayi Devi, also known worldwide as AMMA. Amrita Hospital offers primary and specialty care medical services, with cross-specialty consultation. It is located over 125 acre of campus. It has a 670 strong faculty, drawn from the best institutes across the world. It has over 2500 students who pass out to succeed in any medical practice setting, from private practice, to academic medicine and to global outreach healthcare. It has 100 MBBS seats.

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai is ranked among the top health sciences universities in India and was established by Sri Ramachandra Educational and Health Trust in the year 1985. It has 250 MBBS seats. Over thirty years the institute has transformed into a full-fledged Deemed University and at present has twelve faculties / constituent colleges. These include Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Technology and Research, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Sports & Exercise Sciences Faculty of Clinical Research and Faculty of Engineering and Technology. The Deemed University offers 150 UG and PG programs in health care sciences. It has a faculty strength of around 950 teachers teaching and training almost 6,500 students at any given time.

The Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana

The Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana is one of the oldest medical colleges in India. It is managed by the minority Christian community. Established in 1894, it started as a medical school until 1952 when the name was changed to Christian Medical College. It became an all gender medical college for the upgraded MBBS course which came into effect for its first admission from 1953. More than 2000 candidates have graduated from CMC, Ludhiana in the last 70 years and are serving in different parts of India and the world. It has 75 MBBS seats.

The Christian Medical College is situated in a 47 acre campus not far from Ludhiana Railway Station, on both sides of the Brown Road. The hospital has 775 Hospital beds and the hospital is considered to be one of the best in North India. The campus has enough hostels dedicated for men and women as well as for NRI students. There is a dedicated recreational club with a swimming pool as well as a modern library. It also has a nursing college, dental and a physiotherapy college.

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore established in 1955, using the clinical facilities of the Government Wenlock Hospital and Government Lady Goschen Hospital. In 1961, the pre-clinical section of the college was started in Mangalore.

The Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore became an independent institution in 1977. It has the two Government hospitals as well there is a teaching hospital attached to the College. The teaching hospital is KMC Hospital, Attavar, established in 1992 with a bed strength of 500.The facilities are comparable to international standards with many big air-conditioned lecture halls fitted with modern audio-visual teaching aids, fully air-conditioned library with a seating capacity of about 500, and internet facility. It has 250 MBBS seats.

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, is a Deemed to be University located in Mysuru, Karnataka. It was established in 2008 and focuses on teaching, research and health services since its inception. It has 200 MBBS seats.

More than 600 faculty members teach approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students as well as around 300 research scholars. JSS Academy comprises of JSS Medical College, JSS Dental College and Hospital and JSS College of Pharmacy at the main campus in Mysuru as well as another pharmacy college in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu.

The Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore

The Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore was established in 1979  by Gokula Education Foundation. The Hospital has 1,331 beds and offers all super specialties services. The College has the latest infrastructure including technology-enabled classrooms and advanced laboratories. It focuses on teaching, clinical practice, and research.

The College offers degrees in MBBS, MD and MS in all specialties; DM and MCH in super-specialties, as well as PG Diploma and PhD courses in many subjects.  The institute also offers Bachelors, Masters and PhD in Physiotherapy. It has 150 MBBS seats.

Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) Ludhiana

Dayanand Medical College & Hospital (DMCH) Ludhiana in Punjab was established in year 1964 and is a 1326 bedded (Inclusive 800 teaching beds) tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. The institution is a complex of modern buildings and equipped with all kinds of modern facilities and technology for providing excellent care to the patients as well as training to the undergraduate and postgraduate students. It has 100 MBBS seats.

Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical Sciences, Navi Mumbai

Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical Sciences, Navi Mumbai was founded in 1989. Currently, the college provides facilities for M.B.B.S. and Post-Graduate studies. The institute accommodates many  different departments including paraclinical and clinical departments. The hospital has all the latest facilities and services. The college also has a post graduate training program. It has 250 MBBS seats.

Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical Sciences, Pune

Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical Sciences, Pune was established in 1996. The institute has more than 2000 beds in a well-equipped hospital including a Research Centre. It has 250 MBBS seats.

This is also the first Medical College in Maharashtra and third private Medical College in India recognized by MCI for 250 MBBS seats.

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha was founded in 1969. It was in 1936, when Mahatma Gandhi left Sabarmati ashram and set up his ashram in Sevagram, a small village in Wardha town in Maharashtra. In 1945, Kasturba Hospital was born under the leadership of Dr. Sushila Nayar. The hospital continued to grow under the care of the ashram from 1948 to 1969, when it was converted to a medical college. It has 100 MBBS seats.

Today it boasts of having trained more than 2300 doctors. After more than three decades of its birth, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha has come a long way. It has 972 beds and a teaching hospital with state of the art facilities. 

Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry

 

The Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences was founded by Madras Medical Mission to create a modern medical college. The hospital started functioning from January 2002. The college and hospital are built in a 45 acres of campus, very close to the Bay of Bengal. It has separate buildings constructed for Basic Sciences, outpatients and inpatients as well as a very active emergency ward. It has a lovely green campus with separate hostels for boys and girl. The institution has a postgraduate training program in all disciplines. The hospital has 640 beds and will be expanded to 1000 beds in the coming years. It has 150 MBBS seats.

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry started in April 2001, when the first batch of MBBS students was admitted. The Institution is run by Sri Balaji Educational & charitable public trust. It has 250 seats for MBBS students. The Institute has 1350 beds and a super-specialty hospital for tertiary medical care in several departments. 

Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar

Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar started MBBS course in 2007. The Medical College offers MBBS course at the undergraduate level with an annual intake of 100 students as well as a MD/MS Course at postgraduate level.

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum was started as there was an acute shortage of medical facilities in the region. KLE Society to established the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College(JNMC) at Belgaum in 1963. It has 200 MBBS seats and boasts of two hospitals with a combined bed strength of 2400 beds.

SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chennai

SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chennai has an annual intake of 150 students. The medical college commenced work in 2005. Kattankulathur Campus is a 250 acre campus, which has the SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre and SRM Hostels. The SRM hospital has 1200 in-patients beds with 25 specializations in PG courses. Round the clock security, ATM, Post Office, departmental stores, restaurants and numerous canteens are some of the facilities available in the campus.

Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, New Delhi

Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & Research in New Delhi provides quality healthcare at an affordable cost supported by 470 Bedded Hakeem Abdul Hameed Centenary Hospital. 

It offer courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and post-doctoral levels in medical and allied subjects. Undergraduate course started with its first batch of 100 MBBS students in 2012. Last year The postgraduation courses also commenced in few of the departments recently. The institute is a  470 bedded teaching hospital, called Hakeem Abdul Hameed Centenary Hospital. It provides tertiary level medical care to the patients at an affordable cost.

MGM Medical College, Aurangabad

MGM Medical College, Aurangabad was founded in 1990. It has 150 seats for MBBS studies. MGM Medical College & Hospital is also providing PG courses and super-speciality programs in all the specialities. It has a 700 bedded hospital which provides medical and surgical services along with super-speciality services such as Cardiology, Nephrology, Plastic surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology. There are 85 beds of Intensive care units which include Medical intensive care unit, surgical intensive care unit, cardiac intensive care unit, paediatric intensive care unit and Neonatal intensive care unit.

 

Top 20 Private Medical Colleges In India

Top 20 Private Medical Colleges in India with MBBS seat intake

College NameCityMBBS Seats
Christian Medical CollegeVellore 100
Kasturba Medical CollegeManipal250
St. John’s Medical CollegeBangalore150
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi100
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and ResearchChennai 250
The Christian Medical College and HospitalLudhiana75
Kasturba Medical CollegeMangalore 250
JSS Academy of Higher Education and ResearchMysuru200
The Ramaiah Medical College and HospitalBangalore150
Dayanand Medical College and HospitalLudhiana100
Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical SciencesNavi Mumbai250
Dr D.Y Patil University of Medical SciencesPune250
Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical SciencesWardha100
Pondicherry Institute of Medical SciencesPondicherry150
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and ResearchPondicherry250
Kalinga Institute of Medical SciencesBhubaneshwar100
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical CollegeBelgaum200 
SRM Medical College Hospital and Research CentreChennai150
Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences & ResearchNew Delhi100
MGM Medical CollegeAurangabad150

Complete information about all private medical colleges in India is available on mynextexam.com Quite a lot of these colleges are very well equipped and are providing MBBS admissions to thousands of students.

Medical college or a private medical college for you may not be the one with a higher ranking. However it is always good to know about the top 20 private medical colleges in India, as these colleges might have a better reputation, or better facilities and overall have done well in the discharge of their duties. Some of these colleges have been around for many years and thus over time have gained a reputation. Different organisations including government bodies too publish ranks of colleges based on many attributes.

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