Hi readers! In this post, I’ve listed down some of the best medical colleges in Punjab. Government and private – I’ve covered both these types of institutes in this post. Both students and parents may use this guide to find the right medical college.
In this post, you will find the names of popular medical colleges in Punjab, India. Apart from the names of colleges, I’ve also covered additional details such as – list of medical courses, their duration, eligibility criteria, scope, career prospects and admission process.
Colleges, courses, career prospects and admission process – I’ve covered all the details that a medical admission aspirant would ever need. The main aim of this post is to inform and educate you about the present status of medical education in Punjab.
It will simplify your MBBS admission process and help you find the right college. Come, let us check out the list of colleges now. Here it is –
List of medical colleges in Punjab 2019
Here are some of the popular medical colleges in Punjab –
- Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab
- Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab
- Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Amritsar, Punjab
- Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab
- Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab
- Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
- Chintpurni Medical College and Hospital, Pathankot, Punjab
- Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab
- Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, Patiala, Punjab
- Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
- Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, Punjab
The above mentioned list has not been ranked in any order. Come, let us take a closer look at the admission process.
Medical entrance exams are conducted to facilitate merit based admission process. Medical admission process is an extremely competitive affair. Under this system of admission, seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Types of medical colleges
Medical colleges can be classified into different types on the basis of the entity that owns the college. Based on this factor, these colleges can be broadly classified into the following types –
- Government medical colleges
- Private medical colleges
Government medical colleges are managed and funded by the State or Central Government. These colleges charge very low tuition fees. Private colleges are managed and funded by private charitable trusts and organizations. These colleges charge very high tuition fees.
Types of medical courses
Medical courses can be classified into different types on the basis of multiple parameters. For example – based on the format of the course, these courses can be classified into the following types – Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Doctoral Degree etc. Based on the academic level, these courses can be classified into the following levels – UG, PG and Doctoral Degree.
Here are some of the popular medical courses in Punjab, India – MBBS, MS, MD, DNB etc.
Doctors have access to Govt sector jobs, private jobs and self-employment opportunities. They are usually hired by – Govt hospitals, private hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation clinics, NGOs, old age homes, community healthcare centers, primary healthcare centers and other types of healthcare institutes. They may even start their own hospital, clinic or healthcare institute.