Jagranjosh profiles the best medical colleges in the southern states of India
- Christian Medical College
Located in Vellore, CMC is the second best medical college of India. Since the conception of the idea of this college in 1918, CMC has grown from a very small medical school to a full-fledged College. The College is completely administered by the Christian Medical College Vellore Association. It fulfils the dreams of of 60 students every year through its course in MBBS.
- Kasturba Medical College
It is the first private sector medical college of India. The Kasturba Medical College was founded in 1953 and is located in Manipal a city of Karnataka but it admits various students from other states and even other countries too. It has maintained a track record of producing highly-talented and skilled medical professionals, which is why it is consistently ranked among the top ten medical colleges of India. Its association with international medical colleges give an upper hand to the students.
- Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
JPIMER was founded in 1823 in Pondicherry, which is an Indian Union Territory. Along with MBBS the college also offers many post graduate programs in different medical disciplines ranging from psychiatry to dermatology. Since its inception, it has maintained its position among the top ten medical colleges of India.
- Madras Medical College
Established in 1835, Madras Medical College is one of the oldest medical colleges of the country. It offers a variety of courses including BSc Nursing and BPharma along with MBBS. Also, the college has various departments which enable students get specialise in different medical disciplines. The college is affiliated to the University of Madras.
- Amrita Institute of Medical Science
Since its inception in 1998, AIMS has gradually improved and grown in every sense of the word. Be it the number of students admitted per year, the quality of education, the methods being used, the faculty, the infrastructure or the courses offered – the college has expanded its horizons in every area to provide state-of-the-art medical education to the students. The college constitutes School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine. A premedical entrance examination is conducted to select students.