Jagranjosh tells you about the top medical colleges in the western region of India
- Armed Forces Medical College
AFMC is one of the most prestigious medical colleges of India. Established in 1948, it has been consistently ranked among the top ten medical institutes of the country. The institute provides in service training to medical graduates and post graduates, paramedical staff and nursing cadets. It offers MBBS, BSc (Nursing) and post graduation programs.
- BJ Medical College
Established in 1871, BJ Medical College has got affiliation from the Gujarat University. It is one of the largest medical colleges of India, as it takes in 250 students per year for various medical courses. It is located in Ahmedabad and is considered one of the most prestigious medical colleges of Gujarat. It conducts a centralised pre-medical entrance examination for students wishing to get into any medical college of Gujarat. It constitutes other institutes like College of Physiotherapy, Dental College, Regional Family Planning Centre and College of Nursing.
- Grant Medical College
The foundation of the Grant Medical College was laid in 1843. It is located in the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai and is considered a top-notch medical institute of the state. Spread over an area of 44 acres, it operates through 46 buildings and shapes the career of thousands of medical students.
Baroda Medical College
It is located in the state of Gujarat and is considered a premier institute for medical education. It is affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. It offers numerous courses under its different medical departments including biochemistry, Ayurvedic research unit anatomy, social and preventive medicine, pathology, forensic medicine, microbiology and physiology. It admits 180 students a year for its MBBS course.
- Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College
Started in 1989, this medical college is affiliated to the very well-known Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University of Pune. It has highly equipped laboratories, well-qualified faculty, excellent infrastructure and a well-maintained conventional library along with digital library. It also offers diploma medical courses besides the degree programs.
- K J Somaiya Medical College
Established in 1991, KJ Somaiya Medical Center is also associated with KJ Somaiya Hospital and Research Center. Located in the heart of Mumbai, the college and the hospital are spread over an area of 22 acres. The courses offered include MBBS and MD in Pediatrics. The college has been upgrading itself with latest techniques and equipment to meet the changing demands of education methodology and to give birth to well-skilled medical professionals.