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The top medical colleges in Rajasthan offer almost every medical course including MBBS, MD, BSc, BHM, BAMS, and MCh degree, and also the Diplomate in National Board (DNB). These colleges are ranked by many govt and private ranking agencies in India and also by the Rajasthan State Government. Some of the best colleges in the state for medical education include SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, RUHS College of Medical Sciences, Jaipur and Bharatpur Medical College. To see which college has been listed in the latest NIRF Ranking 2020, continue reading.

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  • There are 83 colleges in the state, including 66 private and 17 government medical colleges. See the complete list of Government Medical Colleges in Rajasthan.
  • NEET is the most important exam for admission in all MBBS seats in Rajasthan in 2020. NEET 2020 will now be conducted on July 26. For the exact information, Check NEET Latest News.
  • For admissions in PG courses, colleges ask for AIAPGET and a few other PG medical exams.
  • The average fees of MBBS from the top medical colleges in Rajasthan is around INR 8-15 lakh and INR 2-5 lakh for MD course.

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In this article, we have mentioned almost every thing about the top medical colleges in Rajasthan fees, ranking, cutoffs, admission process, entrance exams and placements. Do check out everything.

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Ranking 2020

The top colleges in India are ranked by various agencies every year based on certain categories like country-wise, state-wise, city-wise, etc. Some of the popular ranking agencies in India include NIRF, Times, The Week, QS Ranking, Outlook, etc. These agencies use various parameters to rank the institutions such as Faculty Quality, Exam Pattern, Graduation Outcome, Faculty-Student Ratio, Perception of the University, etc. Sometimes, the lists are also divided for private and government colleges.

NIRF is the premier ranking agency of India and also releases a list for the top medical colleges in India every year. Given below are the rankings of top medical colleges in Rajasthan as released by NIRF Ranking 2020, Government of Rajasthan and India Today, have a look.

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) is the ranking agency run by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. NIRF did not listed any medical college from Rajasthan among the top medical colleges in India in 2019, but 1 has been successful in getting ranked this year in 2020.

College NameNIRF Ranking 2020NIRF Ranking 2019ChangeAverage Annual Fees
Sawai Man Singh Medical College (SMS), Jaipur27NP+veINR 3,140
  • SMS Jaipur is the only college which has been ranked by NIRF in 2020 from Rajasthan. The institute ranks at 27th among top 40 medical colleges in India.
  • Last year, NIRF released a list of top 30 colleges, and that included none from Rajasthan.
  • Hopefully, more colleges from Rajasthan will make it to the list in future. Check the NEET Cutoff of SMS Jaipur.

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Government of Rajasthan Ranking

Rajasthan Government released the ranking list for top medical colleges in the state in 2018, assigning some points to each college. The table below gives details of these rankings.

College NameRajasthan Government Ranking 2018Points SecuredAverage Annual MBBS FeesAverage Annual MD/MS Fees
SMS Medical College, Jaipur181.71INR 3,140INR 2,875
SP Medical College, Bikaner278.61INR 16,000INR 3,745
Medical College, Kota373.46INR 39,000INR 2,375
Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar469.91--
SN Medical College, Jodhpur568.93INR 36,850-
RNT Medical College, Jaipur668.48INR 33,500INR 7,175
JLN Medical College, Ajmer756.63INR 33,500INR 2,375

The government of Rajasthan released a list of 7 good colleges offering medical education in 2018.

  • SMS Medical College, Jaipur ranks as the best medical college in Rajasthan in this list. The institute secured 81.71 points.
  • Other top colleges in this list include SP Medical College, Bikaner, Medical College Kota, Jhalawar Medical College, etc.
  • JLN Medical College, Ajmer also managed to enter the final list, though it secured only 56.63 points. The institute offers many courses, check the complete list of Medical Courses Offered by JLN Medical College, Ajmer.

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: India Today Ranking

The India Today ranking for medical colleges in India lists only 1 medical college from Rajasthan.

  • AIIMS Jodhpur ranks at the 25th position among all the top medical colleges in India. The institute wasn’t present in the final list released by India Today in 2018.
  • The institute offers admission in UG courses through NEET and in PG courses through the online entrance exam conducted by AIIMS.
  • Seat intake for UG (MBBS) courses at AIIMS Jodhpur is 100 and the students need to be of minimum 17 years to pursue this course.

Learn More about AIIMS Jodhpur Admission 2020

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: ROI (Return on Investment)

Medical studies through private colleges are way too expensive and that is why the competition is very high for admission to government colleges. However, the top and recognized private medical institutes do provide the students with lucratively high packages. Below is the list of top medical colleges in Rajasthan and their return on investment to get an idea of whether the money invested in the medical studies will be worth it or not.

College NameAverage Annual FeesAverage Placement PackageROI Rank*
SMS Medical College, JaipurINR 3,140INR 12,00,0001
AIIMS JodhpurINR 13,720INR 40,00,0002
Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, AjmerINR 33,500INR 11,50,0003
SN Medical College, JodhpurINR 36,850INR 6,00,0004
SP Medical College, BikanerINR 16,000INR 1,00,0005

*ROI={(Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)}*100%

ROI should be an important aspect before you decide on your college.

  • Sawai Man Singh Medical College gives the best ROI among all the medical colleges in Rajasthan. With just INR 3,140 of fees, the institute offers a salary package of 12 LPA. 
  • Just after the SMS Medical College comes the AIIMS Jodhpur which offers a salary package in the range of INR 40-50 LPA with an average annual fee of INR 13,000.
  • Other colleges with good ROI include JLN Ajmer, SN Medical College, Jodhpur and SP Medical College, Bikaner.
SMS Medical College, Jaipur AdmissionJLN Medical College, Ajmer AdmissionSN Medical College, Jodhpur Admission

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Cutoff

Cutoff is the one of the most important aspects which students check before applying for admission in a medical college. Given below are the links to detailed SMS medical college cut off 2019 and cutoffs of many other top medical colleges in Rajasthan.

  • These lists mention cutoffs for MBBS, MD, MS and other medical courses offered by these colleges in their respective campuses.
  • Cutoff lists are often released in multiple rounds to fill all the seats in the college.
  • These lists also have provisions for the caste reservation and also have some reservation for state students.
College NameExam NameCutoff
RUHS Medical College, JaipurNEET617-1130
SP Medical College, BikanerNEET557-1528
NEET PG1192-40517
Bharatpur Medical CollegeNEET2005-5026
SMS Medical College, JaipurNEET95-548
NEET PG196-42645
JLN Medical College, AjmerNEET1513-2340
NEET PG920-40657
SN Medical College, JodhpurNEET616-1850
NEET PG486-40666
Government Medical CollegeNEET2051-3268
NEET PG1099-34895

You might find this cutoff data to be a bit unrealistic, since the range is so high. This is due to the fact that all the individual cutoff scores for all the different specializations could not be accomodated in just 1 table. Don’t worry, we have a solution for that too. Click on the links below to check the descriptive cutoff lists of these colleges individually. Also check the scores required by the students of other caste categories like SC, ST, OBC, etc.

AIIMS Jodhpur CutoffSMS Jaipur Cutoff
RUHS Medical College CutoffGovernment Medical College Rajasthan Cutoff
SN Medical College CutoffBharatpur Medical College Cutoff
JLN Medical College Ajmer CutoffSP Medical College Bikaner Cutoff

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Admission Process

There are 83 medical colleges in Rajasthan, of which 66 are private and 17 are government medical colleges. These colleges offer postgrad medical education in many specializations including Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Yoga, Human Anatomy, Physiology, ENT and many other. Have a look at the chart below to understand the ratio of these colleges.

public and private medical colleges in Rajasthan

Source: Official Survey

The admissions into most of the medical colleges in Rajasthan are taken through the national level entrance examination. After merging AIIMS and JIPMER into NEET, NEET is the only medical entrance examination for admission into MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH Courses. For postgraduate courses, the admissions are taken through NEET PG and AIIMS PG. The top medical colleges in Rajasthan also accept the score of AIAPGET for post graduate courses.

AIIMS Jodhpur

AIIMS Jodhpur, started in 2012, is a government medical college. It is among the 6 new AIIMS and was established by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana. Earlier, AIIMS Jodhpur used to admit students to MBBS courses through AIIMS entrance exams but from this year, the intake is through NEET and for Postgraduate courses, admissions are made on the basis of AIIMS PG scores.

  • The college offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Surgery and Medicine. 
  • The approved intake for the MBBS program is 100 students in a year.
  • The college has been ranked at 25th position among the top medical colleges in India by India Today in 2019.
  • The annual fee for MBBS is INR 13,730 and INR 2,027 for master courses.
  • The college conducts 1 year compulsory paid internship for MBBS students and after the graduation, they can join AIIMS as junior residents.

The following chart shows AIIMS Jodhpur 2019 cut off for admission into MBBS course:

AIIMS Jodhpur_ MBBS Rank Cut-off 2019

SMS Medical College, Jaipur

SMS Medical College, established in 1947, is a state medical college in Jaipur. It is one of the oldest medical colleges in India and is well-reputed. The college is affiliated to the Rajasthan University of Health & Science, Jaipur and is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). They offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in medical sciences. SMS Medical College has 32 departments and 8 hospitals.

  • It has been ranked as the best medical college in Rajasthan by the Rajasthan government.
  • It is the only college from Rajasthan which has been included in the list of top medical colleges in India 2020, released by NIRF.
  • The admissions into the UG and PG courses are taken through NEET and NEET PG.
  • The annual fee for the UG course is INR 3,140 and INR 2,875 for postgraduate courses.
  • The college does not conduct campus recruitment but the students get can get permanent or contractual jobs in the hospitals attached to the college.

2019 cut-off for admission into MBBS course:

SMS Medical College_ MBBS Rank Cut-off 2019

Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Ajmer

Established in 1965, JLN Medical College is a government college in Ajmer. It is affiliated to Rajasthan University of Health Sciences and is approved by the Medical Council of India. The college offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Para-Medical and Training Programmes in the field of medical science. The admissions into Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses are done through NEET and NEET PG.

  • The college has been given 7th rank among the top medical colleges in Rajasthan by the Rajasthan government.
  • They take 159 students in MBBS courses and 51 students in PG courses every year.
  • The annual fees for MBBS is INR 33,500 and INR 2,375 for the PG courses.

Cut off 2019 for MBBS course

JLN Medical College MBBS Cutoff

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Entrance Exam Wise

These colleges accept mainly NEET, NEET PG and AIIMS PG score to admit students in their medical courses. Categorized below are some of the best medical colleges in Rajasthan according to these top medical entrance exams.

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan through NEET

NEET for UG medical courses is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). This exam is conducted in the month of May for admission into MBBS/BDS courses in approved and recognized Medical/Dental colleges in India. Section 14 of the National Medical Commission Act 2019 has merged the AIIMS and JIPMER exams with NEET. Now only one common and uniform examination, i.e., NEET will be conducted for admission into any medical institute in India.

  • NEET is conducted in 154 centers across India and approximately 15,00,000 candidates appear for the exam every year.
  • There are around 117 colleges in India that accept NEET scores.

The top medical colleges in Rajasthan that accept NEET score are:

  • SMS Medical College, Jaipur
  • Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Ajmer
  • SN Medical College, Jodhpur
  • Government Medical College, Kota
  • Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar
  • RNT Medical College, Udaipur
  • Sardar Patel Medical College (SPMC), Bikaner

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan through AIIMS PG

For courses like Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), Doctorate of Medicine (DM) and MCh, AIIMS PG, a post-graduate entrance examination is conducted. It is a national level examination and is held twice a year. The only top medical college in Rajasthan that accepts the AIIMS PG score is the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur.

Read in detail,

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan Accepting NEETTop Medical Colleges in Rajasthan Accepting NEET PG
Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan Accepting AIIMS-PGTop Medical Colleges in Rajasthan Accepting AIAPGET

Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: Placement Wise

Medical placements are often difficult to track as there is no process for campus recruitment in top companies like other courses like MBA and BTech. In most of the cases, especially in case of MBBS, students start practising in the same institute where they completed their education. This involves internships in beginning and then gradually shifting in professional roles. However, there are some stats available for Medical placements in Rajasthan colleges below.

  • Even the government medical colleges do not conduct campus placements. They only provide 1-year internship to students.
  • The average stipend of top medical colleges in Rajasthan is around INR 3,500-INR 7,000.
  • The highest stipend is provided by AIIMS Jodhpur, i.e., INR 20,000-25,000.
Average Stipend Offered in Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan

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Top Medical Colleges in Rajasthan: FAQs

Ques. Which college is ranked as the best medical college in Rajasthan?

Ans. According to the government of Rajasthan, SMS Medical College has been ranked as the best medical college in Rajasthan.

Ques. Does AIIMS Jodhpur provides campus placement?

Ans. No, AIIMS Jodhpur does not provide campus placement. The MBBS graduates can join AIIMS as junior residents or can start their private practice. 

Ques. Which college is better, AIIMS Jodhpur or SMS Medical College?

Ans. Both colleges have a good reputation and are known among the best colleges in Rajasthan. The choice between these both depends on the preference of the students.

  • SMS Medical College is one of the oldest medical colleges in Rajasthan, whereas AIIMS Jodhpur is just 7 years old.

  • Both are government colleges and have very less annual fees.

  • They both provide an opportunity to join the attached hospitals after graduation.

  • AIIMS Jodhpur provides various facilities to the students within the campus. Whereas SMS may not have facilities like AIIMS.

Ques. What is the cut-off for the MD course at SMS Medical College?

Ans. The cut-off for MD course in SMS Medical College is as follows:




196 - 1542

Scheduled Caste

5046 - 6530

Scheduled Tribe


Ques. How much stipend do AIIMS Jodhpur students get during their internship?

Ans. The AIIMS Jodhpur students get around Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 25,000 during their internships.

Ques. Which of the top medical colleges provide the highest stipend during the internship?

Ans. The highest stipend is provided by AIIMS Jodhpur i.e around INR 20,000 to INR 25,000.

Ques. Which of the top medical colleges provides the best placement?

Ans. Government medical colleges do not conduct recruitment drives. But completing MBBS from any of the top medical colleges makes the student eligible to apply to any of the government or private hospitals or do their own private practice. The students graduating from government medical colleges can easily earn up to INR 50,000 to 1 lac per month.

Ques. How much salary can an MBBS graduate expect?

Ans. Students completing MBBS from the reputed government colleges and joining the attached hospitals can earn up to INR 50 - 70K per month.

Ques. Does any of the colleges provide foreign internship?

Ans. Yes, AIIMS Jodhpur provides foreign internships to students after clearing the USMLE exam.

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