The institutional framework of higher education in India consists of Universities and Colleges. As reported in 2015, India has 760 universities and 38,498 colleges. There are three types of universities: Conventional Universities, Deemed Universities and Institutions of National Importance.
In this article we shall be discussing on the top 10 medical schools in India.
All-Indian institute of medical sciences
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India; to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in Post-graduate Medical Education.
The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees read more
- Post graduate institute of medical education and research.
Chandigarh was conceived in 1960 as a center of excellence which would endeavor to develop patterns of teaching in postgraduate medical education in as many branches as possible and attempt to produce specialists in several disciplines of medicine. It was also envisaged that these specialists would spread out in the country in various medical colleges and medical institutions and impart medical education of highest standard to the students and set up nucleus of excellence in their own institutions. The PGIMER was also given the responsibility to broaden the horizons of medical knowledge by intensive research in the field of health read more
- Christian medical college.
The Christian Medical College Vellore, located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, is an unaided minority educational institution established in the year 1900. Started as a single-bedded clinic, under the leadership of Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder, the only daughter of second-generation American missionaries, it grew into a full-fledged medical college imparting education in medical, nursing and allied health sciences. read more
- INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH AND NEURO SCIENCES.
Dr. MV Govindaswamy, played a vital role in the formation of the AIIMH and became its founder-director. Academic activities and courses in Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry were introduced. He kept pace with all the developments in the global mental health scenario and ensured that all important forms of treatment introduced in major developed countries was brought to India. He was also successful in blending Indian psychology with philosophy to understand human behavior better.
In 1974, AIIMH and Mental Hospital were amalgamated, giving birth to the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS). With this, the legacy of Dr. Govindaswamy to implement a multidisciplinary approach by integrating mental health and neurosciences turned into a reality read more
- Sanjay gandhi postgraduate institute of medical science.
Is a medical Institute under State Legislature Act located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh It was established in 1983 and is named after Sanjay Gandhi.
The institute is on a 550 acres (2.2 km2) residential campus at Raebareli Road, 15 km from the main city. The institute offers degrees which are recognized by the Medical Council of India. It also has tertiary medical care, super-specialty teaching, training and research. Degrees are provided at the DM, MCh, MD, and Ph.D. levels, and also include postdoctoral fellowships, postdoctoral certificate courses, and senior residency. It also has degree courses in nursing and paramedical read more
- Amrita institute of medical sciences and research.
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), also referred to as Amrita Hospital, is a super-specialty quaternary care health center and medical school in Kochi India. It is one of the largest medical facilities in the country with a total built-up area of over 3.33 million sq.ft, spread over 125 acres of land. It is a 1,450-bed hospital which supports a daily patient volume of about 3,000 outpatients with 95 percent inpatient occupancy. It was inspired by Mata Amritanandamayi and inaugurated on 17 May 1998 by the then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee read more
- Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University (abbreviated as BHU), formerly Central Hindu College, is a collegiate central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It was established in 1916 jointly by the Maharaja of Darbhanga Rameshwar Singh, Maharaja of Banaras Prabhu Narayan Singh, Madan Mohan Malaviya, Sunder Lal and British Theosophist and Home Rule League founder Annie Besant With over 30,000 students residing on campus, it is the largest residential university in Asia read more
- Jawaharlal institute of post graduate medical education and research.
The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) is a medical school located at Pondicherry, the capital of the Union Territory of Puducherry, in India. JIPMER is an Institute of National Importance (INI) and a tertiary care referral hospital that is under the direct administrative control of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India with autonomy to run its internal administration.
Lecture halls building JIPMER, spread over a campus of 195 acres (0.79 km2), has over 300 faculty members, over 700 resident physicians and over 800 nursing, administrative and support staff. Every year, it admits 150 undergraduate students and 200 postgraduate students read more
- Kig judge medical university
The foundation stone of this grand medical institution was laid by the Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, in 1906, during his second visit to India for his Coronation Durbar as King Emperor. His Majesty gave his consent to establish the institution and to designate it by his name. Since then, the institution has been dedicated to excellent medical education, unparalleled medical ethics, groundbreaking research, and exceptional patient care read more
- Kasturba Medical College,
Manipal and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, together known as KMC, are two private medical colleges in coastal Karnataka established by T M A Pai in 1953. The colleges were established as a single unit and later became two colleges with their own teaching hospitals. read more