List of Top 10 Medical Colleges 2012 Across India

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Medical Education In India is the most opted professional education, which is also the most expensive and longest in duration. Perhaps, a distinctive feature of medical education is that a very large part of it occurs in practice situations.

Previous times, this contribution of skills and attitudes does not exist; it is referred to as Family Medicine (FM). These physicians are the backbone of the primary and secondary levels of health care, the vast submerged part of the medical education. And here, in such an optimal health care system the bulk of the medical professionals will need to be stationed in its primary and secondary levels.

Present medical education is the exact opposite of what was described before. The major part of every medical college is the so called teaching hospitals which by definition is dedicated to tertiary care. All the faculty in it are required to be specialists. Here budding doctors never see the challenge and the potential of competent family medicine as its best. Instead, they are brought up to think that FM is like manual labour, what any one can do but no respectable person wants to do.

At present, we are in the midst of a long overdue effort to revamp the oversight of medical education in our country. But, whatever the final shape of the regulatory mechanism, it owes it to our ordinary citizens to bring about some basic but quite feasible changes in medical education.

Find below, the Top 10 Best Medical Colleges of India :

1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

All-India Institute of Medical Sciences was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament.

Located In : New Delhi, India

2. Christian Medical College (CMC- Vellore)

Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (CMC Vellore) is one of the largest medical centres in India. And also CMC Vellore ranked 2nd top medical college in India next to AIIMS, Delhi.

Located In : Vellore , Tamil Nadu

3. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)

Armed Forces Medical College is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of excellence for education and research. The institute was set up on 01 May 1948 by an act of parliament of India.

Located : Pune, Maharashtra

4. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Mangalore

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, opened its doors in January 1955.

Located In: Mangalore, Karnataka

5. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established on June 30, 1953, by late Dr. T. M. A. Pai. In 1969, when the clinical programme started in Manipal, KMC became a full-fledged independent college.

Located In: Manipal, Karnataka

6. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) under Government of India since the year 1956, is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India.

Located In : Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

7. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC)

This institution is named after the great patriot and educationist, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad and has been in existence since 1959.

Located : New Delhi, India

8. Madras Medical College (MMC)

Madras Medical College, In 1857, gained affiliation to the University of Madras.

Located In : Chennai, Tamil Nadu

9. Lady Hardinge Medical College

The Lady Hardinge Medical College for women was founded in 1914 to commemorate the visit of Her Majesty Queen Mary in 1911-12.

Located In: New Delhi, India

10. Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University

Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, also known as King George's Medical University, is a medical university located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Located In : Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Becoming a doctor is a childhood dream of many. Perhaps, there is no other career which commands such a respect and awe as medicine. The power to heal has placed the medical profession several rungs above all others. A doctor's profession involves a lot of hard work with a good degree of education and at the same time, it also brings with it the satisfaction of having cured people suffering from illness, disease and trauma.

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