With the advent of new and unorthodox career choices, a number of old fashioned career options have become obsolete of late. But one exception that has stood the test of time is Medicine. The prestige attached to the medical profession has not dipped down one single bit. On the contrary, the medical career is thriving like never before, with new colleges coming up in all parts of the country.
Despite the rush of new colleges, some old medical colleges manage to remain the students’ favourite and attract lakhs of students each year.
Here we present you a list of those top medical colleges in the country which are a dream destination for any medical student –
1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
AIIMS Delhi takes away the top honours with distinction. Home to the best medical technology in the country, AIIMS is second to none. This prestigious institute attracts medical aspirants from all parts of the world.
2. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
Managed and run by the Indian armed forces, AFMC is one of the most well known medical institutes across the country. The admissions in AFMC are granted on the basis of the AIPMT exam. Upon completing MBBS, each student needs to serve in the medical unit of the armed forces for at least 7 years.
3. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi
Affiliated to the University of Delhi, MAMC has continuously been ranked as one of the top medical colleges in the country. Boasting of 250 undergraduate seats, MAMC caters to over 10 million patients which come from all parts of the country. The students are admitted on the basis of DUMET (Delhi University Medical Entrance Test).
4. Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), Delhi
Located near Connaught place, Lady Hardinge Medical College is well known for attracting some of the brightest minds in the country. The gynaecology department in LHMC is extremely well renowned all across the country and abroad. The campus has 2 hospitals, viz. Kalawati Saran Child Hospital and Smt. Sucheta Kriplani Hospital.
5. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital
Attached with the well known Safdarjung hospital, the Vardhman Mahavir medical college also comes in the list of best medical colleges in India. Established in the year 2001, this college is affiliated to the Guru Gobind Indraprastha University.
6. University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi
Along with Lady Hardinge and MAMC, UCMS forms the group of three medical colleges which are affiliated by the University of Delhi. Situated near the Jhilmil metro station of Delhi Metro, UCMS is attached to the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital.
Thankfully for India, this can be an extremely long list with many more top level medical colleges. If you want to nominate any other Government medical college to this list, let us know in the comments below.