Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra 2022

There are nearly 15 top-ranked Medical colleges in Maharashtra that offer medical courses in various specialisations including Medical and Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Nursing, Health, and Fitness. Out of these, nearly 55% are private and over 45% are government colleges.

Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra Highlights

Parameters

Particulars/Highlights

No. of Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

15

Fees

--Annual fee < Rs 1 lakh: 8%

--Annual fee >Rs 5 lakh: 70%

Admission process

Entrance based: NEET

In Maharashtra, the medical degree is offered across various specialisations including pharmaceutical, ayurveda, general Medicine, quality assurance, and homeopathy, pediatrics, and obstetrics & gynecology. For admission into various medical courses, candidates should have passed class 12th standard with science subjects including biology. As healthcare is one of the largest service sectors, it offers huge career scope to students. Those who hold a degree in Medicine and Health Science can work in hospitals, private clinics, nursing home, and PHC and CHCs.

Maharashtra has more than 100 medical colleges offering various full-time, distance-learning, part-time and online mode of study. Out of these, the top 13 medical colleges in Maharashtra have been ranked by NIRF and India Today that offers degree courses in a full-time mode. Apart from merit-based admission, many top-ranked Medical colleges in Maharashtra also accept scores of national- and state-level entrance exams, including NEET, etc., for Medical admissions.

Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra Eligibility Criteria

The eligiblity criteria may differ from college to college. However, the basic eligibility criteria for Medicine and Health Science courses have been given below:

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 examination with Science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Zoology / Botany
  • Candidates must have studied English as the main subject in the qualifying examination
  • Moreover, candidates also need to fulfill the age limit criteria i.e. they must have completed 17 years of age at the time of admissions
  • There are additional eligibility conditions such as mentioned by the regulatory authorities for respective discipline i.e. Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of Indian, and Indian Nursing Council, Pharmacy Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapist and respective association/council for other medical and health science courses.

Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra with NIRF Ranking and Shiksha Rating (Aggregate)

Agencies like NIRF give ranking to colleges based on various parameters like teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity and perception. Shiksha aggregate rating is an authenticated rating given by the students based on five different parameters such as placements, infrastructure, faculty & course, curriculum, crowd & campus life and value for money.

Following is a list of top 10 Medical colleges in Maharashtra ranked by NIRF along with Shiksha Rating:

Name of the College

NIRF'20 Ranking

 

Shiksha Rating (Aggregate)

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

24

3.8

DMIMSU - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

29

4.6

Armed Forces Medical College

NA

4.9

Grant Medical College

NA

4.3

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital

NA

3.9

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College

NA

4.4

Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals

NA

4.2

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha

NA

4.2

D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur

NA

3.4

MGM Institute of Health Sciences

NA

4.0

List of Top Private and Government Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

Private Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

College Name

Course Fee (in Rs)

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

7 L

Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research, Talegaon

42.64 L

MGM Institute of Health Sciences

2.27 L

D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur

92.70 L

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre

1.13 cr

Government Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

College Name

Course Fee (in Rs)

DMIMSU - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

6.25 L

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

64, 950

Grant Medical College, Mumbai

5.02 L

Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune

4.70 L

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview:

Location-Wise Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

Medical Colleges are in different parts of Maharashtra including Pune, Mumbai, Wardha. Pune has the maximum number of medical colleges amongst all locations across the state.

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview:

ROI of Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra

Return on Investment or ROI is the comparative account of investment on course fees and returning against it in terms of placements. This is very crucial and candidates do need to weigh both the aspects (fees and placements) before taking a final plunge. ROI provides candidates an idea of whether they should take up a particular course in a particular college or not. This is helpful when it becomes difficult to choose between two shortlisted colleges.

Armed Forces Medical Colleges offers a maximum average salary in comparison to the lowest annual fee, which brings it to the top among the list of medical colleges in Maharashtra ROI wise. Some of the best Medical colleges in Maharashtra with the Average Annual Fee and Average Placement Package are tabulated below:

College Name

Average Annual Fee (in Rs)

Average Placement Package (in Rs)

Armed Forces Medical College

64,950

6 L

Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

18.37 L

7 L

DMIMSU - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

6.25 L

2.35 L

Grant Medical College

5.02 L

6-8 L

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital

5.07 L

4-6 L

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College

4.83 L

NA

Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals

4.70 L

NA

Note: Above statistics are based on the latest available data.

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Top Recruiters for Medical Graduates

Medical graduates are always in demand and they can opt from a wide spectrum of employment areas. After completing the MBBS and other related courses they can work at hospitals, medical research centres, and pharmaceuticals. Private and government hospitals, nursing homes, PHC and CHCs, medical labs, pharma companies are major recruiters. MBBS graduates can practice on their own after getting license from medical association. They can also opt for teaching as medical professors or scientists. Medical graduate earns 6-7 lakh per annum on an averag. Below is the list of some of the top medical colleges of Maharashtra, placement ratings, and top recruiters.

Colleges

Placement Ratings (Based on Reviews)<!-- Need to add placement rating only for top ranking BHSTs. List to be shared by Praveen. -->

Top Recruiters

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

4.8

Indian Army, Navy or Air Force

Grant Medical College

4.3

RMO (Resident Medical Officer)

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital

3.5

PHC as Medical Officer

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai

4.3

Resident Doctor

How affordable is studying Medical Courses in Maharashtra?

Based on the below pie chart, it can be estimated that pursuing Medical Courses in Maharashtra is bit expensive as 70% of the colleges have a course/annual fee more than Rs 5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital
  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha
  • BVMC - Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune
  • D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre

The fees of around 14% medical colleges is in the range of Rs 3-5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
  • Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals

Around 8% of medical colleges have fees ranges in Rs 2-3 lakh. Only one college falls into this category. The name of the college is given below:

  • MGM Institute of Health Sciences

The fees of around 8% medical colleges is less than one lakh. The name of the college is as follows:

  • Armed Forces Medical College

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview of the break-up of Medical Colleges in Maharashtra based on fees:

Which are the most popular Medical Exams accepted by Medical colleges in Maharashtra?

Those who wish to pursue MBBS from top medical colleges in Maharashtra, need to clear the NEET exam. NEET Scores will be accepted by all the top medical colleges in the state.

Top Medical Colleges in Maharashtra: Cutoff

Different colleges in Maharashtra offering medical courses often release their own cutoff scores. The table below shows the cutoff accepted by some of these top colleges in Maharashtra:

College Cut off

College Cut off

Grant Medical College Cut off

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital Cut off

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Cut off

Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals Cut off

 
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Location

Total Fees

Rating

Ownership

Exams Accepted

19
NIRF ' 21
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
3.8

Placements

3.1

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.7
(44)
Fees: 18.37 Lakh
Salary : 8.00 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 21
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 19
34
NIRF ' 21
DMIMSU - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences
4.5

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.5

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.2
(13)
Fees: 6.25 Lakh
Salary : 3.84 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 21
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 19
41
NIRF ' 21
Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Navi Mumbai
4.2

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.3

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.1
(273)
Fees: 12.00 Lakh
Salary : 5.12 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 21
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 19
42
NIRF ' 21
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences
3.7

Placements

3.6

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.6

Crowd & Campus Life

3.8

Value for Money

3.1
(9)
Fees: 93.92 Lakh
Salary : 5.35 Lakh
Not Ranked
India Today ' 21
Not Ranked
The Week ' 21
Not Ranked
Outlook ' 19

Q. How many top medical colleges are in Maharashtra?

A. There are around 15 top ranking medical colleges in Maharashtra offering different medical courses including MBBS.

Q. How many government medical colleges are there in Maharashtra?

There are four government medical colleges are there in Maharashtra. The name of these colleges are

  • DMIMSU - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai

  • Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune

Q. How many private medical colleges are in the state?

There are five private medical colleges in Maharashtra. These have been mentioned below:

  • Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune

  • Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research, Talegaon

  • MGM Institute of Health Sciences

  • D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur

  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre

Q. What are the medical courses without NEET?

A. There are various medical courses that one can pursue without appearing for NEET. Some of the popular medical courses are as follows: Biochemist, Pharmacist, Biotechnologist, Veternitarian, Food Technology, Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences, Clinical Research, etc.

Q. Which is the best college for Medical courses in Maharashtra based on placements?

A. The top three Medical colleges in Maharashtra based on placements are:

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai

Q. Are there any job opportunities after I complete the Medical course from Maharashtra?

A. Yes, there are several job opportunities for students who complete Medical course from Maharashtra. Some of them are listed below:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Medical Researcher
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • General Surgeon
  • Physiotherapist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Medical Officer
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Nurse Educator/Trainer

Q. What is the estimated fee for studying Medical courses in Maharashtra?

A. Pursuing Medical Courses in Maharashtra is bit expensive as 70% of the colleges have a course/annual fee more than Rs 5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai

  • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and KEM Hospital

  • Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha

  • BVMC - Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune

  • D. Y. Patil Medical College, Kolhapur

  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre

Q. What are the popular exams to qualify for Medical courses in Maharashtra?

A. The various exams accepted in Maharashtra for Medical courses admissions include NEET, etc.

Q. Which medical courses can I pursue after BSc?

A. Numerous options are available for candidates after completing BSc. Some of the popular medical courses that one can choose from are MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BHMS, BAMS, MSc, MBA in hospital administration, pharmacy, psychology, etc.

Q What are top recruiters of medical graduates passing out of medical colleges in Maharashtra?

Private and government hospitals, nursing homes, PHC and CHCs, medical labs, pharma companies are major recruiters. MBBS graduate can practice on their own after getting license from medical association. They can also opt for teaching as medical professor or scientist.

Q. Which medical course can a student with PCM opt for?

A. There are not many medical courses that you can choose if did not have Biology in class XII. However, you can choose from among the following few courses that are related to medicine:

  • BSc in radiography
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmacy
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