Medical or Medicine is the field of applied science and the art of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness in human beings. Contemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, typically through medication or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints & traction, prostheses, biologic s, ionizing radiation and others. The word medicine is derived from the Latin words medicines , meaning the art of healing.

Medical Courses In India:

  1. M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery) Course Duration : 4 to 5 years.
  2. B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) Course Duration : 4 years
  3. B.Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy) Course Duration: 4 years
  4. B.Sc Nursing Course Duration: 3 years
  5. B.P.T (Physiotherapy) Course Duration: 3 years
  6. B.O.T (Occupational Therapy) Course Duration:3 years
  7. B.H.M.S (Homeopathy Medicine)Course Duration: 3 years
  8. B.U.M.S (Unani Medicine) Course Duration: 5 years
  9. Optometry Course Duration :2 years
  10. General Nursing Training Medical Course.  Course Duration: 3.5 years
  11. Sanitary Inspector Medical Course. Course Duration : 1 year
  12. Lab Technicians Course Duration: 1 year
  13. D. Pharmacy (Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine ) Course Duration: 1 year
  14. B.A.M.S (Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine ) Course Duration: 4 years
  15. Histopathalogical  Lab Technology Course Duration: 1 year
  16. Opthalmic Assistant Medical Course Course Duration: 2 years
  17. Orthopedist Medical Course Duration:2 years
  18. Dental Mechanic Medical Course Course Duration:2 years
  19. Dental Hygienist Medical Course Course Duration: 2 years
  20. Bachelor of Occupationaltherapy Course Duration: 3 years
  21. Radiology Assistant Course Duration:1 year
  22. Radiography(Dianosis & Therapy ) Course Duration:2 years
  23. Nuclear Medicine Technology Course Duration:2 years

    Eligibility :10+2 or high school with the Science stream, including the subjects Biology,                      Chemistry and Physics with at least 60% marks.

Top 10 Indian Govt. Medical Colleges :

Rank College Name City overall score
1 AllMS New Delhi 926.
2 AFMC Pune 885.4
3 JIPMER Pondicherry 820.8
4 Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj M U Lucknow 814.5
5 Bangalore Medical College Banglore 765
6 Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas M C Mumbai 762.2
7 Institute of Medical Sciences-BHU Varanasi 741.7
8 University College of Medical Science Delhi 711
9 B.J Medical College Ahmedabad 639
10 B.J Medical College Pune 638.9


Top 10 Indian Pvt. Medical Colleges :

Rank College Name City overall score
1 St Johns Medical College Bangalore
2 Kasturba Medical College Manipal
3 Christian Medical College Ludhiana
4 Amrita Institute of Medical Science Kochi
5 Sri Ramachandra Medical College Chennai
6 M S Ramaiah Medical College Bangalore
7 Christian Medical College Vellore
8 King George Medical University Lucknow
9 Lady Hardinge Medical College New Delhi
10 Kasturba Medical College Mangalore