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List of medical colleges in India

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As of 21 May 2020, there are 542 medical colleges and 64 stand alone PG Institutes in India whose qualifications are recognised by the Medical Council of India.[1]

State-wise number of medical colleges

The following is a list of

State-wise number of medical colleges[citation needed]
State / UT Number of Medical Colleges Number of Stand Alone PG Institutes
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1 0
Andhra Pradesh 31 1
Arunachal Pradesh 1 0
Assam 7 2
Bihar 16 0
Chandigarh 1 1
Chhattisgarh 10 0
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 1 0
Daman and Diu 0 0
Delhi 10 11
Goa 1 0
Gujarat 29 2
Haryana 12 1
Himachal Pradesh 7 0
Jammu & Kashmir 8 0
Jharkhand 7 2
Karnataka 60 9
Kerala 32 2
Ladakh 0 0
Lakshadweep 0 0
Madhya Pradesh 22 0
Maharashtra 56 11
Manipur 2 0
Meghalaya 1 0
Mizoram 1 0
Nagaland 0 0
Odisha 12 1
Puducherry 9 0
Punjab 10 2
Rajasthan 23 0
Sikkim 1 1
Tamil Nadu 50 5
Telangana 33 1
Tripura 2 0
Uttar Pradesh 55 5
Uttarakhand 6 0
West Bengal 25 8
Total 542 64

Background information

India's medical schools are usually called medical colleges. Medical school quality is controlled by the central regulatory authority, the Medical Council of India, which inspects the institutes from time to time and recognises institutes for specific courses. Most of the medical school were set up by the central and state governments in the 1950s and 60s. But in the 1980s, several private medical institutes were founded in several states, particularly in Karnataka. Andhra Pradesh state allowed the founding of several private institutions in the new millennium.[3] Medical education in a private institute is very expensive.

The basic medical qualification obtained in Indian medical schools is MBBS. The MBBS course is four-and-a-half years, followed by one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship (CRRI). The MBBS course is followed by MS, a post-graduation course in surgical specialities, MS or MD and DNB (Highly qualified P.G. and Super specialization), which are postgraduate courses in medical specialities usually of three years duration, or by diploma postgraduate courses of two years duration. Super or sub-specialities can be pursued and only a MS or MD holder is eligible. A qualification in a super- or sub-speciality is called DM or M.Ch.

In most Indian states, entry to medical education is based on entrance examinations. Some prestigious institutes like the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Christian Medical College & Hospital (CMCH) Vellore, Kasturba Medical College (Manipal and Mangalore), Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), St. John's Medical College (Bangalore) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)conduct entrance tests at the national level and attract candidates from all over India.

Though India has many medical schools and produces thousands of medical graduates every year, there is a great shortage of doctors in rural areas. Most graduates do not wish to practice in rural areas due to understaffed hospitals and inadequate facilities.

India is one of only a few countries where graduates from local medical schools end up working in other countries all over the world, but particularly in the Middle East, the UK and the USA.

Indian states with the most medical colleges include Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Uttar Pradesh. States with the fewest include Manipur, Tripura, Chandigarh, Goa, and Sikkim.[1] Following is an incomplete list of medical colleges in India.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andhra Pradesh

Government colleges

Private colleges

Arunachal Pradesh

Assam

Bihar

Name Established City University Type Ref.
Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital 1969 Gaya Aryabhatta Knowledge University State funded [5]
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna 2012 Patna Autonomous Central Funded [6]
Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital 1946 Darbhanga Lalit Narayan Mithila University State Funded [7]
Government Medical College, Bettiah 2008 Bettiah Aryabhatta Knowledge University State Funded [8]
Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences 1983 Patna Autonomous State Funded [9]
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital 1970 Bhagalpur Aryabhatta Knowledge University State Funded [10]
Katihar Medical College and Hospital 1987 Katihar Al-Karim University Private [11]
Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College and Hospital 2012 Saharsa Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University Private [12]
Patna Medical College and Hospital 1925 Patna Aryabhatta Knowledge University State Funded [13]
Nalanda Medical College Hospital 1970 Patna Magadh University State Funded [14]
Narayan Medical College and Hospital 2008 Sasaram Veer Kunwar Singh University Private [15]
Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences 1963 Patna Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Calcutta University State Funded [16]
Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital 1970 Muzaffarpur Aryabhatta Knowledge University State Funded [17]
Vardhman Institute of Medical Sciences 2013 Pawapuri Aryabhatta Knowledge University State Funded [18]

Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

Goa

Gujarat

Haryana

Government Medical Colleges

Total: 600 seats

Private medical colleges

Total: 1400 seats[22]

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir

Jharkhand

Karnataka

Kerala[23]

Government Medical Colleges

Private self-financing

Maharashtra

Colleges run by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

Colleges run by the Government of Maharashtra

Private medical colleges and deemed medical colleges

Madhya Pradesh

Manipur

Meghalaya

Mizoram

New Delhi

Odisha

Government

Private

Puducherry

Punjab

Rajasthan

Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Telangana

Government colleges

Private colleges

Tripura

Uttar Pradesh

Uttrakhand

West Bengal

Name Established City University Type Ref.
Bankura Sammilani Medical College 1956 Bankura WBUHS State Funded [24]
Burdwan Medical College 1969 Purba Bardhaman WBUHS State Funded [25]
Calcutta National Medical College 1948 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
College Of Medicine & JNM Hospital 2009 Kalyani University Campus State Funded
College of Medicine & Sagore Dutta Hospital 2010 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
Coochbehar Government Medical College and Hospital 2019 Coochbehar WBUHS State Funded
Diamond Harbour Government Medical College and Hospital 2019 Diamond Harbour WBUHS State Funded
ESIC Medical College, Kolkata 2013 Joka WBUHS Central Funded
ICARE Institute of Medical Sciences and Research 2011 Haldia WBUHS Private
IPGMER and SSKM Hospital 1707 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
IQ City Medical College 2016 Durgapur WBUHS Private
Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital 2016 Kolkata WBUHS Private [26]
KPC Medical College and Hospital 2006 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
Malda Medical College and Hospital 2011 Malda WBUHS State Funded
Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata 1835 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
Midnapore Medical College and Hospital 2004 Midnapore WBUHS State Funded
Murshidabad Medical College 2012 Berhampore WBUHS State Funded
Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital 1873 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
North Bengal Medical College 1968 Siliguri WBUHS State Funded
Purulia Government Medical College and Hospital 2020 Purulia WBUHS State Funded
R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital 1886 Kolkata WBUHS State Funded
Raiganj Government Medical College and Hospital 2019 Raiganj WBUHS State Funded
Rampurhat Government Medical College and Hospital 2019 Birbhum WBUHS State Funded
Shri Ramkrishna Institute of Medical Sciences and Sanaka Hospital 2015 Durgapur WBUHS Private [27]

See also

References

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