Top Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu 2019
Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu: Making a career choice is one of the biggest decisions of life and that too when you are choosing a Medical field, as it is considered to be one of the toughest streams of all. And when it comes to picking the right institution for pursuing Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, dilemma surrounds the mind.
As there are both Government Affiliated as well as Private Colleges that provides MBBS and other PG courses for the students, it is necessary to know the ratings, faculty standard, and other educational facilities these colleges provide, to make a right choice.
And if you want to pursue your studies in Tamil Nadu, then you should know the institutions of the state that provides the best education and exposure to its pupils.
So, here are the best Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu 2019:
1. Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
The Christian Medical College (CMC) is amongst the best Medical Colleges Pan India and tops the list in Tamil Nadu itself. The College is situated in Vellore, a beautiful city of the state.
Christian missionaries established the College in the year 1918; later it was under the maintenance of Christian Medical College Vellore Association, a well-known autonomous body in the field of medicine.
As per the reports of Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), the college holds the 3rd rank in the country and scores 73.61 percent.
The College offers a variety of courses to pursue including Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and other higher specialty courses in Medicine. It also gives the opportunity to learn Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, and others.
To get admission in CMC, the applicant needs to clear the entrance examination first and to follow this; there is an Interview round. The college also welcomes NEET scorecard holders for admission in MBBS program.
Courses Offered: MBBS, B.SC, B.P. T, P.B.B.SC, M. D, M.CH, M.SC, M.PT, M.S, Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma.
2. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
This medical school was formerly known as Sri Ramachandra University and is situated in Porur, Chennai. Sri Ramachandra Educational and Health Trust established it in 1985.
This Institute is declared to be Deemed University by Government of India (GOI) under section 3, UGC Act 1956.
As per the reports of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), the Institute holds 10th rank in the country with a score of 55.32 percent. It also holds Grade A awarded by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The Institute offers an extensive range of medical courses including 15 Degree courses at Undergraduate (UG) level that consist of streams like medical, dental, paramedical and allied health sciences, etc, eight courses in Dentistry and 35 Paramedical Degree courses at Postgraduate (PG) level.
Admission in Sri Ramachandra Medical Institute is made through NEET UG and NEET PG examinations followed by an interview.
Courses Offered: MBBS, B.SC, B.SC(Hons.), PharmD, B.Optom, BBA, B.SC+M.SC, B.Pharm, B.P.T, BDS, M.SC, MDS, M.Pharm, M.S, MPT, M.P.H, M.D, M.Ch, Ph.D., M.Phil.
3. PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore
This medical school is also known as a ‘teaching hospital’ and research institute which is located in Peelamedu, Coimbatore. The Institute was established in 1985 as a part of PSG Group.
Interestingly, it is the first teaching hospital in the state and third in the country that has received National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation.
As per the reports of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), the Institute holds 21st rank in the country with a score of 48.45 percent. Along with this, It also holds 31st rank by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
Admission procedure in the Institute follows the NEET examination score as well as merits.
Courses Offered: MBBS, MD, MS, Diploma
4. Madras Medical College, Chennai
Madras Medical College is one of the best educational institutions of the state. It was established in the year 1835, and it is the third oldest medical college of the country having a history of 200 years.
The college is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) pharmacy ranking in 2018, the college holds 41st rank in the country.
For Admission in the Madras Medical College, in both Postgraduate and Undergraduate courses, NEET score is a must.
Though for MBBS, 85% of seats are given by state quota, and for Postgraduate courses, state quota has 50% of seats under it.
Courses Offered: MBBS, B.SC, B.P. T, B. Pharma, P.B.B.SC, M. D, M.CH, M.SC, M. S, Diploma, M. Pharma.
5. Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Stanley Medical College is one of the ten best Medical institutions of Tamil Nadu. It was established in the year 1838. This College is considered one of the oldest institutions for teaching and training in the medical field.
The College is affiliated with the famous Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, and its hospital is well-known for the Reconstructive Microsurgery. The hospital also consists Separate Cadaver Maintenance Unit, that makes it the first ever hospital in the medical history for holding such unit.
For Admission in this College, NEET and NEET PG are the two entrance programs respectively. Apart from this, for admission in M. Ch and DM courses, the college considers NEET SS exams conducted by National Board of Examinations.
Admission in MBBS and Postgraduate (MD, MS, other diplomas and higher specialties) is made through 85% seats at state level 15% seats on national level entrance exams.
Along with this, there is a provision of reservations for seats and reduced tuition for the underserved communities.
In the college, admissions are open only for the Indian citizens and are highly competitive. Admissions to the MBBS program (about 250 seats per year) are based on NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). Several seats in post-graduate programs are reserved for physicians in Government service.
Courses Offered: MBBS, M. D, M.CH, M.SC, M.S, DIPLOMA.
These are some of the best medical colleges/universities to pursue studies in the state of Tamil Nadu for Undergraduate and Postgraduate level courses. These colleges/ universities have given many medically acclaimed doctors, surgeons, etc to the country and the world.