Medical courses in India are offered with specializations like Medical and Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Health, Nursing, and Fitness. The students holding a degree in Medical and Health Science have opportunities to work in hospitals, private clinics in the Healthcare sector. Medical and Health Science graduate work in research centers, laboratories, and the pharmaceutical industry. Healthcare in India and worldwide is one of the largest service sectors. There are a total of 1650 medical colleges in India, 512 are approved by the UGC (The University Grants Commission). A total of 481 medical colleges in India are approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the remaining 361 have NAAC accreditation. Lastly, 84 colleges are also part of CCIM (Central Council of Indian Medicine). There are currently 1066 private and 584 Government Medical Colleges in India. The NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) ranking is released every year and the colleges are ranked on the basis of their performance in various parameters The NIRF ranking parameters include Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research, and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcome, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Peer Perception.

Private Medical Colleges in India

Top Private Medical Colleges in India List

Find below the top 10 Private Medical Colleges in India ranked by NIRF 2020 Ranking:

List of Private Medical Colleges in India in Detail 

The following is a detailed insight of the top Private Medical Colleges in India list mentioned above, with NIRF 2020 and 2019 Rankings and admission details:

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

PGIMER Chandigarh was established in 1962 and is ranked 2 in NIRF 2020 & 2019 ranking. PGIMER offers various courses at UG, PG, and Doctorate level. The autonomous university offers courses in B.Sc., B.Ph.T., MS, MD, MDS, DM, M.Ch, MPH, M.Sc., MHA, Fellowship PGI, Post-Doctoral Fellowship PGI, and Ph.D. courses.

Eligibility: The minimum eligibility for B.Sc. and B.Ph.T course is 10+2 from a recognized board with the relevant marks in related subjects. The admissions are based on the marks obtained in the entrance test. For a Ph.D. course, the candidates must hold a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks. The eligibility for MD and MS is a pass in MBBS degree. For Ph.D. courses, a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks is important.

Entrance Exam: Admission to MD, MS, MDS, and other PG courses is done based on the PGIMER Entrance exam. For Fellowship, Ph.D., M.Sc., DM, M.Ch, MHA courses, the college conducts the same entrance exam. 

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  • Christian Medical College, [CMC] Vellore: Christian Medical College was established in 1918 in Vellore and is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. It is ranked 3 in NIRF 2020 & 2019 ranking. CMC Vellore offers courses in MBBS, B.Sc. (Nursing), BPT, BPO, BASLP, BOT, MD/MS, M.Ch, Diploma, DM, M.Tech, M.Phil, MHA, MPH, M.Sc., PG Diploma, MPT, and Fellowship.

Eligibility: A minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (or Botany or Zoology) with English is required for the MBBS course. A valid score in NEET UG exam. All the MBBS aspirants must obtain a minimum of 50th percentile in the UG NEET examination (40th percentile for SC/ST category candidates).

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on  the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test also known as NEET UG exam and MD/MS is done on the basis of the NEET PG exam.  For DM/M.Ch., PG Diploma, Fellowship, and Post-Doctoral Fellowship, candidates are selected on the basis of scores obtained in the Computer Based Test conducted by the institute.

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  •  Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was established in 2003 and is situated in Coimbatore. It is deemed to be a university and is ranked 7 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 5 in NIRF 2019 ranking. The university offers many UG, PG and doctoral level courses. In the medical branch, it offers MBBS, DM, M.Ch., MD, PG Diploma, and MS courses.

Eligibility: The candidate should have completed 17 years of age and are eligible to apply until they are a maximum of 23 years as of 31 December 2021. The candidates should also complete 12 years of study with Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English and obtain an ‘A' Grade.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and to the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA. For PG Diploma, candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university.

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  •  Sri Ramachandra University / Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai: Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research is a deemed university established in 1985 by Sri Ramachandra Educational and the Health Trust. It is ranked 13 in NIRF 2020 ranking & 11 in NIRF 2019 ranking. SRIHER offers courses like MBBS, BDS, MDS, MD, MS, Ph.D., M.Ch, and other courses in different branches of studies.

Eligibility: The candidates must clear 10+2 class exam with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (or Botany & Zoology) / Biochemistry with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved categories). For PG programs, the candidates must have passed recognized MBBS Degree and have completed the Internship (CRRI).

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA. For Ph.D., candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university. For admission to MDS, the candidates must clear the NEET MDS exam conducted by NTA. For admission to the MDS course, the candidate must appear for the NEET MDS exam conducted by NTA.

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  •  St John's Medical College, [SJMC] Bangalore: St. John’s Medical College is a public institution affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The college was established in 1996 and is located in Bangalore. The college is ranked 14 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 12 in NIRF 2019 ranking. The college offers courses like MBBS, MD, M.Ch., MS, P.B.B.Sc., B.Sc., M.Sc., Fellowship, and Diploma.

Eligibility: Candidates need a 10+2 with PCB and English with a minimum of 50% marks in the mentioned subjects. For PG courses, an MBBS degree from a recognized institution and 1-year internship is important.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam followed by Karnataka Examination Board (KEA) counselling. Those candidates who didn’t appear for NEET can appear for the Entrance exam conducted by the institution.

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  •  JSS Medical College and Hospital, [JMCAH] Mysore: JSS Medical College is a private college affiliated to JSS University in Mysore. It was established in 1984 and is ranked 20 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 17 in NIRF 2019 ranking. JSS Medical College offers courses like MBBS, MD, MS, PG Diploma, M.Sc., B.Sc., M.Ch. /DM, MPH, M.Phil, and Ph.D.

Eligibility: For MBBS courses, a minimum of 50% in 10+2 examination is required under the Board of Karnataka State with compulsory subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics as optional subjects OR any other examination which is recognized as equivalent by the Mysore University/Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. For the SC/ST category candidates, a minimum of 40% is required in PCB. For the MD course, a degree in a Medical College, recognized by the Medical Council of India is required with the completion of a one-year compulsory rotating internship.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA. For Ph.D. and  M.Phil., candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university.

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  •  Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Udupi: Kasturba Medical College is situated in Manipal, Karnataka, and was established in 1953. It is ranked 21 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 7 in NIRF 2019 ranking. It offers courses like MBBS, M.Sc., MD, MS, Ph.D., M.Ch., PG Diploma, and M.Phil.

Eligibility: For UG programs, the candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 class with PCB/Biotechnology and English as the core subjects. For PG programs, a minimum of 50% marks is also required in MBBS degree along with the one-year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA. For Ph.D. and  M.Phil., candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university.  For MDS courses, the candidates should appear in the NEET MDS exam conducted by NTA. For Ph.D. and  M.Phil., candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university.

  •  Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, [SOAU] Bhubaneswar: Siksha O’ Anusandhan is a deemed university which was established in 2007. It is ranked 23 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 21 in NIRF 2019 ranking. SOA offers courses in MBBS, MD, MS, MDS, etc.

Eligibility: Candidate must have secured an aggregate percentage of minimum of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotech and must have passed all these subjects individually. Candidates who have passed 10+2 class exam with Biology as an additional subject will also be eligible for admissions.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA. For Ph.D. and  M.Phil., candidates are selected based on the entrance test conducted by the university.  For MDS courses, the candidates should appear in the NEET MDS exam conducted by NTA. 

  •  Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, [DDYPV] Pune: Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth was established in 2003 and is a deemed university. It is located in Pune and has ranked 24 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 20 in NIRF 2019 ranking. DDYPV offers MBBS, MD, MS, DM, and M.Ch. courses.

Eligibility: For admission in the MBBS course, a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology in 10+2 class from any recognized Board is a must. For PG Diploma, MD and MS courses, an MBBS degree with a completion certificate and the compulsory one-year rotary internship is required. DM and M.CH admission require an MD/ MS degree in relevant fields of specializations from any recognized Medical College. The minimum eligibility criterion to take admission in Ph.D. requires a PG degree in any related discipline with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA.

  •  Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, [DMCAH] Ludhiana: Dayanand Medical College was established in 1937 and is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. This is a private institute that is ranked 26 in NIRF 2020 ranking and 24 in NIRF 2019 Ranking. It offers courses like MBBS, MD, MS, M.Ch., Diploma, and B.Sc.

Eligibility: The candidate must have passed 10+2 class exams with subjects of Chemistry, Physics, English, and Biology individually with a minimum of 50% marks in PCB/Biotech combined. For MD, an MBBS degree from a recognized university is required.

Entrance Exam: Admission to the MBBS course is done based on the NEET UG exam and the MD/MS course is done based on the NEET PG exam. For DM/M.Ch., candidates should appear for the NEET SS exam conducted by NTA.

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