AIIMS is the best Indian medical college — Here are the NIRF rankings for top medical colleges

Jul 15, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

NIRF Rankings 2022

India’s Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on July 15 announced this year’s National Institute of Ranking Framework or NIRF rankings for top institutes and universities in India.These are the top medical colleges in India according to the rankings.

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi

Overall score: 91.60 | Rank:1| AIIMS is the most coveted medical college and research university of India. It is also the first Indian centre to perform a successful cardiac transplant.

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Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Overall score: 79 | Rank: 2 | Located in Chandigarh, the institution is best known for specialist degrees in medical and advanced research.

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Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Overall score: 72.84 | Rank: 3 | Also known as CMC, it was the first college to perform the reconstructive surgery for leprosy in the world and the first to do open heart surgery in India.

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National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Overall score: 71.56 | Rank: 4 | The institute is the apex centre of mental health and neuroscience education in India.

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Banaras Hindu University

Overall score: 68.12 | Rank: 5 | Not only known for its academic excellence, BHU is also one of the largest residential universities in Asia. The university is one of the eight public institutions declared as an Institute of Eminence by the Indian government.

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Jawaharlal Institute of PostGraduate Medical Education $ Research

Overall score: 67.64 | Rank: 6 | The medical institute is known for its medical excellence and health care services. It’s located in Pondicherry.

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Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences

Overall score: 67.18 | Rank: 7 | Located in Lucknow and named after late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s son, it was the first medical institute amongst all government hospitals in India to implement the Oracle-based HIS system.

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Overall score: 66.49 | Rank: 8 | The university offers more than 250 UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Management, and Medical Sciences.

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Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology,Thiruvananthapuram

Overall score: 65.17 | Rank: 9 | Ranked at ninth, the college offers advanced treatment using modern technologies in several specialised areas such as paediatric cardiac surgery, base of skull and vascular surgeries, and cardiac electrophysiology to name a few.

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Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Overall score: 63.89 | Rank: 10 | Established in 1953, KMC was the first self-financing and private medical college in India.

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