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    Best Medical Colleges in Punjab

    Medical colleges in Punjab - Famously referred as the "the land of five rivers", Punjab has a total of 225 medical colleges. Out of those, only 26 medical colleges offer degrees in courses such as MBBS, MD, MS, MC.h, DM, BAMS and BUMS. Admission to these courses is granted on the marks obtained by the aspirants in top medical entrance exams of India. It is to be noted that out of the list of 26 medical colleges in Punjab that offer the above-mentioned courses, 20 are private and 6 are Government-owned. To help students in selecting the right medical colleges for the future, Careers360 brings this article to the list of top medical colleges in Punjab. Aspirants must read the list of Punjab top medical colleges with course details, NIRF rankings, admission process, as well as fee structure below.

    Top Medical Colleges in Punjab

    Particulars 

    Details 

    Number of medical colleges 

    225

    Number of private colleges 

    198

    Number of government colleges 

    27

    Admissions through entrance exams

    NEET UG, NEET PG and NEET SS

    Top courses 

    MBBS, MD, MS, DM, M.Ch, BAMS, BUMS

    List of Punjab medical colleges offering the above mentioned courses 

    26

    Number of seats

    1425 MBBS, 703 MD/MS/Diploma and 31 DM/M.Ch

    Medical Admission in Punjab- Eligibility Criteria 

    It goes without saying how important it is to know the eligibility criteria of any exam. Therefore, students who wish to make a career in the field of medicine must be aware of the seat of parameters they need to fulfil to apply to the top medical colleges in Punjab. Mentioned below are the basic eligibility criteria for aspirants to get admission to the list of medical colleges in Punjab. 

    Medical Admission in Punjab For AYUSH and MBBS Courses 

    • The first and foremost thing a candidate must fulfil is qualify for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, or NEET. 

    • The NEET-UG eligibility criteria states that candidates must be a minimum of 17 years of age.

    • Students must have passed/appeared in 10+ 2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as core subjects.

    • Qualified Class 12 or equivalent examination with 50% for general category, 40% for SC/ST/OBC and 45% for general-PH

    • For state quota seats, students should fulfill the NEET domicile criteria of Punjab.

    Medical Admission in Punjab For PG Courses.

    • The NEET PG eligibility criteria states that a candidate must be a MBBS graduate.

    • He/She must also hold a provisional or permanent registration with the National Medical Commission (NMC) or State Medical Council (SMC).

    • Graduates must have also completed a mandatory rotatory internship

    Top Medical Colleges in Punjab (Based on NIRF ranking)

    Interested aspirants can check the list of the best medical colleges in Punjab as per the National Institute Ranking Framework- NIRF ranking mentioned below. The NIRF ranking has been decided on five parameters which are Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception. 

    NIRF ranked medical colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college

    Ownership 

    NIRF ranking 

    CMC Ludhiana - Christian Medical College

    Private

    18

    DMCH Ludhiana - Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

    Private 

    26

    Top Medical Colleges in Punjab (Based on Careers360 ranking)

    The list of the best medical colleges in Punjab as per Careers360 rankings is mentioned in the table below. Careers360 ranks medical colleges in Punjab according to factors such as college facilities, number of seats available, courses offered, ownership, and research activities. 

    Careers360 ranked list of medical colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college

    Ownership 

    Careers360 ranking 

    CMC Ludhiana - Christian Medical College

    Private

    35

    DMCH Ludhiana - Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

    Private 

    52

    GMC Patiala - Government Medical College

    Government

    82

    Admission Process for Medical Colleges in Punjab for MBBS, AYUSH and PG courses 

    To secure a seat in the list of top medical colleges in Punjab, aspirants must know the thorough admission procedure. To make it easy for candidates, the admission process of Punjab top medical colleges for undergraduate and postgraduate courses are mentioned below.

    • Admission to MBBS and AYUSH- For Punjab UG medical admissions, candidates must appear and qualify for NEET and fulfil the eligibility criteria. 

    • Admission to PG courses- Graduates must meet the eligibility standards and clear NEET PG to get a seat into Punjab PG medical admission

    • Admission to DM/MC.h courses- Only NEET SS qualified graduates can apply for courses such as DM and MC/h

    Conducting authorities for admission in MBBS, AYUSH and PG courses

    Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) conducts admission to the Punjab MBBS and AYUSH admissions for state quota seats. While the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) grants admission to AIQ seats. It must be noted that 15% MBBS seats in the list of medical colleges in Punjab are reserved under AIQ. While the remaining 85% are reserved under the state quota. For admission to 85% state quota seats, students must fulfill the NEET domicile criteria for Punjab.

    Likewise, for PG medical admissions, 50% seats in the best medical colleges in Punjab are reserved under AIQ and the rest 50% under state quota. It is to be noted that in the admission to state quota seats, candidates should be a domicile of the state. 

    Detailed admission process

    • Once the counselling commences, candidates have to register at the MCC website for admission to AIQ seats in MBBS course - mcc.nic.in and at accc.gov.in for AYUSH courses.

    • On the other hand, to apply for state quota admission in the list of medical colleges in Punjab, students have to fill the online application form at bfuhs.ac.in.

    • Afterwards, the authorities will release the merit list mentioning the names of eligible students for admission to top medical colleges in Punjab at the official website. 

    • Shortlisted aspirants have to submit their choices of courses and colleges during online counselling. 

    • Based on choices submitted by applicants, NEET/ NEET PG/ NEET SS rank, seats available, reservation, and other criteria, authorities grant admission to shortlisted candidates. 

    • Selected students have to report to the allotted medical college in Punjab for document verification and completion of the admission process.

    Top Medical Colleges in Punjab Course and Fees

    The fee structure of MBBS as well as the other top courses such as MD/MS, AYUSH, BPT and BOT is something that every candidate who wishes to make a career in medicine must be aware of.  Mentioned in the tables below are the fees for the above mentioned courses. 

    Course & fee of list of medical colleges in Punjab (Total)

    Name of college

    MBBS 

    MD

    MS

    DM

    MC.h

    Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

    4.50 Lakhs

    19.70 Lakhs

    19.70 Lakhs

    31.72 Lakhs

    31.72 Lakhs

    Christian Medical College

    2.70 Lakhs

    19.50 Lakhs

    19.50 Lakhs

    -

    -

    Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar

    13.43 Lakhs

    -

    -

    -

    -

    GMC Patiala - Government Medical College

    8.25 Lakhs

    From 3.30 to 4.05 Lakhs

    4.05 Lakhs

    -

    -

    Government Medical College, Amritsar

    7.50 Lakhs

    3.75 Lakhs

    3.75 Lakhs

    -

    -

    Course and fees of AYUSH colleges in Punjab 

    Course and fees of BPT colleges in Punjab 

    Course and fees of BOT colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college 

    BOT fee

    Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Jhasla

    4.64 Lakhs 

    Chitkara University Chandigarh

    4.64 Lakhs 

    List of Medical Colleges in Punjab - Placements 

    Candidates can check the placements report of medical colleges in Punjab mentioned in the table below. This will help them make a more informed decision. 

    Placements reports of top medical colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college

    Placement statistics 

    CMC Ludhiana - Christian Medical College

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    DMCH Ludhiana - Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

    Click here

    Top Government Medical Colleges in Punjab

    It’s an aim for every aspirant to secure a seat in government medical colleges in Punjab. There are a total of 6 government medical colleges in the state offering MBBS, MD, MS, BAMS, DM and M.Ch courses. Check the list of top five government colleges in Punjab below.

    List of government medical colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college 

    Courses offered

    GMC Patiala - Government Medical College

    MBBS. MD, MS

    Government Medical College, Amritsar

    MBBS, MD, MS

    National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research SAS Nagar

    MS

    Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot

    MBBS. MD, MS

    Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Patiala

    BAMS

    Top Private Medical Colleges in Punjab

    As per the Careers360 data, there are a total of 26 medical colleges in Punjab that offer admission UG and PG courses.Check the list of top five private medical colleges in Punjab medical courses below. 

    List of private medical colleges in Punjab

    Name of the college 

    Courses offered

    DMCH Ludhiana - Dayanand Medical College and Hospital

    MBBS, MD, MS, DM, MC.h

    CMC Ludhiana - Christian Medical College

    MBBS, MD, MS, DM, MC.h

    Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar

    MBBS

    Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar

    MBBS. MD, MS

    Babe Ke Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Moga

    BAMS, MD

    Entrance Exams of Top Medical Medical in Punjab

    The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts NEET once every year in a pen-paper mode across the country. As per the exam pattern of NEET, a total of 180 multiple choice questions are asked from the NEET syllabus, which includes topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from class 11 and 12.  

    NEET PG is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) for admissions in top medical colleges in Punjab for PG medical courses such as MD, MS, M.Ch and DM. The test contains questions from the MBBS course curriculum. The NEET PG exam pattern states that aspirants have to answer 200 objective questions in 3 hours. 

    The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Specialty, or NEET SS is also conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The entrance exam is conducted for admission to Doctorate of Medicine (DM) and Master of Chirurgie (MCh) seats. As per the NEET SS exam pattern, 100 multiple questions are asked in the Computer Based Test (CBT). 

    Top Medical Colleges in Nearby Locations of Punjab

    Candidates can search the list of best medical colleges in nearby locations of Locations. 

    FAQs

    What is the full form of NEET?

    NEET stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

    What if the full form of NEET PG?

    The full form of NEET PG is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

    What is the full form of NEET SS?

    NEET SS full form is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Super Speciality Courses).

    How many medical colleges are there in Punjab?

    There are a total of 225 medical colleges in Punjab. 

    Is NEET and NEET PG conducted authority the same?

    No, NEET is conducted by the National Testing Agency, on the other hand, NEET PG is conducted by the National Board of Examinations. 

    How many MBBS seats are there in top medical colleges in Punjab?

    There are a total of 1425 MBBS seats in Punjab top medical colleges. 

    How many PG seats do top medical colleges in Punjab offer?

    A total of 703 MD/MS/Diploma and 31 DM/M. Ch seats are offered in Punjab top medical colleges. 

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