Every year, the Ministry of Education releases the top Indian institutes, category-wise. Here’s a list of the top 5 medical institutes of India, on the basis of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon release the answer key and result for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2023. Once released, candidates will be able to check their score at the official website— neet.nta.nic.in.
Before NTA releases the NEET UG 2023 result, take a look at the top 5 medical colleges of India, on the basis of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022.
1) AIIMS Delhi
With an overall score of 91.60, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi has secured the first rank in the list of medical colleges of India. AIIMS Delhi had achieved the top spot in 2021 rankings too. The reputed medical institute is governed by the AIIMS Act, 1956 and operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In AIIMS Delhi, 100 per cent MBBS seats are allotted through NEET counselling.
2) Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is a public medical university located in Chandigarh. It has been awarded the status of ‘Institute of National Importance’ and was given the second spot in NIRF 2022 medical rankings with a score of 79. PGIMER had achieved the second spot in 2021 too.
The institute was established in 1962 under the erstwhile state of Punjab. It was declared as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by an Act of Parliament in 1967. Admission to post doctoral and postgraduate courses is conducted twice a year on the basis of the merit achieved in the entrance test.
3) Christian Medical College
The Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore was ranked third in last year’s NIRF medical ranking as it scored 72.84 on the overall scale. Founded in 1900, CMC Vellore has been featuring at the third spot in the NIRF Medical rankings for the past three years (2022, 2021 and 2020).
4) NIMHANS, Bangalore
The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru is also another medical institute which has retained its spot in the NIRF rankings in the past three years. NIMHANS Bangalore has been at the fourth spot since 2020. This time, the institute achieved an overall score of 71.56.
Founded in 1847, it is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ that operates autonomously under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
5) Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
The Banaras Hindu University has climbed the ranks in the NIRF Medical rankings this time. In 2020 and 2021, the medical institute was ranked sixth but with an overall score of 68.12, it featured at the fifth spot in the 2022 edition of the rankings. Established in 1916, the institute is known for its medical sciences programmes.