List of Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad based on 2020 Ranking

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There are few medical colleges in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad offering top-notch education and training opportunities in the MBBS programs. 

  • There is a significant difference in terms of tuition fees of the private and government top medical colleges in Hyderabad although the criteria for admission are the same. 

  • Government medical colleges in Hyderabad are the most sought after in view of the teaching standard and annual fees charged.

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Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: Rankings

Various ranking agencies release the list of top Medical colleges in Hyderabad on the basis of different parameters every year. These rankings are based on parameters like Perception of the University, Teacher-Student Ratio, Placement Reports, Faculty Quality and many more.

Ranking agencies like Outlook, also India Today, The Week, release rankings in different categories including state-wise and city-wise. Given below are some of these ranking lists released for Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad.

Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: Outlook Ranking

The Outlook magazine has collaborated with Drshti Strategic Research Services to assess all India medical colleges and has published a list of top 25 medical colleges in India. The key parameters assessed as a part of this survey are depicted in the diagram below.

The Outlook Ranking Parameters and Weightage

The following top medical colleges from Hyderabad are featured in the Outlook rankings, with a slight change in their positions.

College Name

Outlook 

Ranking 2019

Outlook Ranking 2018

Change

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

17

16

-1

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad

19

18

-1

Two medical colleges from Hyderabad are named in the list of top 25 medical colleges in India.

  • Osmania Medical College and Gandhi Medical College are among the top 15 government medical colleges in India.

  • Osmania Medical College is among the top 12 medical colleges in India in terms of academics.

  • Among these two colleges, Medical College has been rated higher in terms of infrastructure.

Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: The Week Rankings

The Week Magazine has been conducting annual surveys in partnership with Hansa Research for ranking top colleges in India. The following medical colleges in Hyderabad have been selected in the list of top 50 medical colleges in India based on perceptual and factual scores.

College Name

WEEK 

Ranking 2019

WEEK 

Ranking 2018

Change

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

24

21

-3

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad

29

26

-3

Two colleges are ranked among the top 50 medical colleges in India.

  • Osmania Medical College and Gandhi Medical College have both come down three positions in the national rankings.

  • None of the private medical colleges from Hyderabad made it to the list of top private medical colleges in the Week Rankings 2019.

Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: India Today Rankings

India Today magazine and Delhi-based Marketing and Development Research Associates have conducted a survey of the top colleges in India. Based on the industry parameters, two colleges from Hyderabad were included in the list of 50 top Medical Colleges in India:

College Name

India Today

Ranking 2019

India Today

Ranking 2018

Change

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad

16

20

+4

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

21

-

0

Two of the top medical colleges in Hyderabad have secured a place in the India Today rankings.

  • Gandhi Medical College has been ranked higher than Osmania Medical College.

  • Gandhi Medical College has made an improvement of 4 positions in the India Today Rankings 2019.

Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: Return On Investment (ROI)

Medical education in India is highly coveted and students are colleges selected through tough competition. Some top medical colleges offer very affordable tuition fees and all meritorious students strive to get admission to these colleges. Following is a list of top medical colleges in Hyderabad showing the respective annual fee charged by the colleges: 

College Name

Annual Fee 

(Govt. Quota)

Annual Fee 

(Management Quota)

Gandhi Medical College

INR 7,200

-

Osmania Medical College

INR 10,000

-

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

INR 60,000

INR 11,55,000

Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Hyderabad

INR 60,000

INR 11,55,000

  • It can be seen from the above list that Gandhi Medical College has the most affordable fee structure, followed by Osmania Medical College.  

  • Based on the low tuition fee, these two top medical colleges in Hyderabad offer the best return on investment to students. 

Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad: Admission Procedure

There are 11 medical colleges in Hyderabad imparting the course of MBBS, out of which 3 are government medical colleges and 8 are private medical colleges. The diagram below shows the proportion of government medical colleges to private medical colleges in Hyderabad.

Number of Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad

Following is a list of top private medical colleges in Hyderabad recognized by the government and their affiliated universities:

College Name

Affiliation

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences 

Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences

Deccan College Of Medical Sciences

Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences

Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Osmania Medical College is one of the oldest institutions of medicine in India, established in 1846 by the name Hyderabad Medical School.  

  • The college is affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University Of Health Sciences and 250 seats are recognized by the Medical Council of India for the MBBS course.

  • The annual fee payable by All India Quota candidates is INR 10,000 and the total amount to be paid at the time of admission is INR 30,000.

  • Hostel facilities are available for men and women and the monthly hostel charges are INR 3,000.

  • The academic session starts in August every year.

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Secunderabad

Gandhi Medical College and Hospital is a premier institute of India known for excellent medical education and training. The associated hospital offers free medical care to the public.

  • The college is affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University Of Health Sciences and 200 seats are recognized by the Medical Council of India for the MBBS program.

  • The annual fee payable by All India Quota candidates is INR 7,200 and the total amount to be paid at the time of admission is INR 14,725.

  • Hostel facilities are available for men and women and the monthly hostel charges are INR 4,000.

  • The academic session starts in August every year.

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research

Located in the Apollo Health City in Hyderabad, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research has emerged as a leading institute of medical professionals, education and research worldwide. 

  • The college is affiliated to Kaloji Narayana Rao University Of Health Sciences.

  • 100 seats are sanctioned by the government for admission of students to the MBBS program, including quotas for Government, Management and Non-Resident Indians admissions.

  • The annual fee payable by All India Quota candidates is INR 60,000 and for Management Quota is INR 11,55,000.

The following chart shows the distribution of seats according to admission quotas in Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research.

AIMSR_ Number of Seats in MBBS

Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad: Entrance Exam Wise

The Medical Council Committee (MCC) manages the admission of students to MBBS programs offered by government medical colleges in India. Based on the marks scored by students in the NEET entrance tests, All India Ranks and percentiles are declared by MCC. All top medical colleges in Hyderabad select students based on their NEET scores. 

Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad: Through NEET

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges all over India. The top medical colleges in Hyderabad accept NEET scores for conducting counseling. 

NEET Exam is usually held in May every year. Following is the list of top medical colleges in Hyderabad selecting students based on their performance in the NEET test:

  • Osmania Medical College

  • Gandhi Medical College and Hospital

  • Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

  • Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre

  • Deccan College Of Medical Sciences

  • Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences

Top Medical Colleges in Hyderabad: NEET Cutoff

Based on the Hyderabad MBBS state merit rank, students will be called for the counseling process. The authority will conduct the Telangana MBBS 2019 counseling process in two rounds. The cutoff of Hyderabad MBBS 2019 is used for admission to medical and dental colleges under the following quota:

  • 15% All India Quota seats

  • 85% State Quota seats

Name 

General

OBC

SC

ST

Gandhi Medical College

588

541

515

450

ESIC Medical College

542

530

490

432

Osmania Medical College

581

541

450

370

Government Medical College

538

505

422

390

Apollo Institute of Medical Science and Research

527

506

427

410

It must be noted that the cutoff data provided is for reference purposes as the NEET cutoff 2019 Telangana changes depending on the factors as mentioned below.

  • Total number of NEET aspirants appearing for the exam

  • The difficulty level of the question paper

  • Number of seats available in the MBBS and BDS colleges of the state

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Top Medical Colleges In Hyderabad: FAQs

Ques. Which medical college in Hyderabad is the best for MBBS?

Ans. Osmania Medical College is the best medical college in Hyderabad for the MBBS course.

Ques. Which medical college in Hyderabad has the best infrastructure and campus?

Ans. Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad has the best infrastructure among government medical colleges. Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences & Research has the best infrastructure among private medical colleges in Hyderabad.

Ques. Which medical college in Hyderabad has the most affordable fee structure?

Ans. Gandhi Medical College is the most affordable medical college in Hyderabad.

Ques. What is the process of admission to the top medical colleges in Hyderabad?

Ans. To get admission to the top medical colleges in Hyderabad, you need to take the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and undergo counseling managed by the Medical Counselling Committee.

Ques. What are the examination fee charges for appearing in the NEET test?

Ans. Students (general category) have to pay INR 1500 at the time of applying for the NEET test. Special category students can take the test at reduced fees.

Ques. Where can I find more information on the NEET test?

Ans. More information on the NEET test is available at http://www.ntaneet.nic.in/.

Ques. When do the admissions for the top medical colleges in Hyderabad start?

Ans. Admissions to the top medical colleges in Hyderabad start with the release of the NEET application form in December for the exam held in May.

Ques. What are the criteria for selection in the top Medical colleges in Hyderabad?

Ans. Students are selected to the top medical colleges in Hyderabad is based on NEET scores and marks obtained in Class XII board examinations.

Ques. Which documents will be required at the time of joining the allocated medical colleges in Hyderabad?

Ans. Basic documents required at the time of admission to the medical colleges in Hyderabad include the date of birth proof, identity proof, provisional allocation letter, NEET admit card, NEET rank letter /scorecard, admission counseling form, Class XII marks sheet and passing certificate of school, 8 passport size photograph, etc. Some colleges require specific documents about which students are intimated before the admission procedure.

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