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NIRF India Rankings 2018: Check out the TOP 25 Medical Colleges in India

NIRF India Rankings 2018: Check out the TOP 25 Medical Colleges in India

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development Ministry’s national ranking framework (NIRF) which adjudged medical and dental colleges of the country for the first time saw the rankings assume importance, as their performance as medical institutions has been linked with the  “Institutions of Eminence” scheme. The number of institutions participating in the rankings has risen by over 1,000 this year.

The National Board of Accreditation sources revealed that apart from the government institutions, a large number of private higher education institutions have become part of the ranks this year who were earlier not a part of this order of performance.

This year for the first time medical and dental colleges which were also ranked by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and the premier healthcare facility of the country, the  All India Institue of Medical Science (AIIMS), Delhi being adjudged rank number one institute under medical college category. The other top 9 following  in this category after AIIMS included :


National Institutional Ranking Framework 
Sno Name City State Score Rank
1 All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi New Delhi Delhi 90.71 1
2 Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh Chandigarh 78.73 2
3 Christian Medical College Vellore Tamil Nadu 73.61 3
4 Kasturba Medical College Manipal Karnataka 62.03 4
5 King George`s Medical University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 61.73 5
6 Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research Puducherry Pondicherry 59.27 6
7 Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 58.52 7
8 Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences New Delhi Delhi 57.12 8
9 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Uttar Pradesh 56.34 9
10 Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Chennai Tamil Nadu 55.32 10
11 Jamia Hamdard New Delhi Delhi 54.42 11
12 M. S. Ramaiah Medical College Bengaluru Karnataka 54.12 12
13 Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi Delhi 53.98 13
14 Dayanand Medical College Ludhiana Punjab 52 14
15 University College of Medical Sciences Delhi Delhi 51.35 15
16 Kasturba Medical College Mangalore Karnataka 51.11 16
17 Panjab University Chandigarh Chandigarh 49.74 17
18 Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Pune Maharashtra 49.42 18
19 Siksha `O` Anusandhan Bhubaneswar Odisha 49.19 19
20 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar Odisha 48.77 20
21 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 48.45 21
22 SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Tamil Nadu 48.34 22
23 Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute Puducherry Pondicherry 47.98 23
24 Annamalai University Annamalainagar Tamil Nadu 47.79 24
25 Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Belgaum Karnataka 47.71 25

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Source: with inputs

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  1. user
    DR.A.SUNDARAMURTHY April 6, 2018, 1:48 pm


  2. How can one believe this list which excludes top medical colleges of Delhi and includes some private medical colleges which are far and far below ?

  3. user
    Ramesh Chandra Gupta April 6, 2018, 10:37 am

    It is surprising that Maulana Azad Medical College and Lady Hardinge Medical College are missing. What are the criteria for ranking?

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    Chitra Nagaraj April 6, 2018, 9:22 am

    How come St John\’s and BMC are missing

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