NIRF India Rankings 2021- Top 10 medical colleges all over India :- By Pavithra

National Institutional Ranking Framework released the top-ranking medical college across India on 9th September 2021 by Hon’ble Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan.

NIRF was approved and launched by the MHRD on 29th September 2015. The framework ranks the institutions on parameters of Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore

As reported by NIRF ranking 2021 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has been ranked No. 1 with a score of 92.07. AIIMS, New Delhi has capped the top position for the fourth consecutive year with an increase of 2 points compared to the last year’s 90.69.

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh secured 2nd place with a score of 82.62 while the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore placed 3rd  with a score of 75.33 in this year NIRF ranking. Ever since 2018, AIIMS, PGIMER, CMC are maintaining their positions in the NIRF ranking.

National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIMS), Lucknow

National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore has secured 4th rank as last year scoring 73.62 compared to last year score of 71.35, having applied for the first time in NIRF ranking 2020. Meanwhile Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIMS), Lucknow ranked 5th with 72.45 scores.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore being a new entry to the list bagged 6th position with a score of 69.25. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi slipped to the 7th rank with a score of 67.62 whereas it was ranked 6th position in NIRF ranking 2020. Although there is an increase in the score compared to the last year’s score of 64.72.

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry stays the same as the last year at 8th rank with 67.42. However, the score has got improved than ranking 2020. King George’s Medical University, Lucknow has reached 9th position with a score of 64.67, while Kasturba Medical College, Manipal slipped down to the 10th position with 63. 60 score.

List of Top 50 Medical Colleges across the country as reported by NIRF Ranking 2021
RankCollege NamesScore
1All India Institute of Medical Sciences92.07
2Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research82.62
3Christian Medical College75.33
4National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore73.62
5Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences72.45
6Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham69.25
7Banaras Hindu University67.62
8Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research67.42
9King George`s Medical University64.67
10Kasturba Medical College, Manipal63.60
11Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology63.04
12Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences61.29
13St. John’s Medical College60.83
14Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research58.92
15Aligarh Muslim University58.10
16Madras Medical College & Government General Hospital, Chennai57.88
17Maulana Azad Medical College56.35
18Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital56.20
19Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth55.96
20S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology55.74
21Siksha `O` Anusandhan54.13
22Lady Hardinge Medical College54.07
23Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore53.75
24JSS Medical College, Mysore53.63
25Jamia Hamdard53.18
26Dayanand Medical College53.13
27Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences52.91
28All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur52.87
29Government Medical College & Hospital51.90
30University College of Medical Sciences51.89
31All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar51.87
32Medical College51.69
33PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research51.62
34Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences51.52
35Maharishi Markandeshwar50.96
36Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology50.36
37M. S. Ramaiah Medical College50.05
38Sawai Man Singh Medical College49.65
39SCB Medical College and Hospital49.42
40Annamalai University49.13
41Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Mumbai48.07
42Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences47.11
43Narayana Medical College46.50
44Regional Institute of Medical Sciences46.50
45K. S. Hegde Medical Academy46.49
46Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute46.08
47Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College46.04
48Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli46.03
49Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute45.32
50Shri B.M.Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre45.11

Know Everything About Physiotherapy! :- About, Course, Eligibility and Top college:- By Pavithra.


Physiotherapy, also known as Physical Therapy is a method of treatment in the modern medical sciences that deals with the movement and function of human body. It helps people to restore, maintain, maximize the Physical strength and function. Physiotherapy is a Health care profession that evaluates, assesses, treats, diagnoses and cures the Physical issues. In addition to the clinical practice, it involves the research, education consultation and health administration.

4 Things to know on this Physiotherapy Day - Johari Digital Healthcare Ltd.

Physiotherapists are licensed and qualified professionals who are highly trained, knowledgeable, technical, and skilled people who provide Physiotherapy. They examine, assess, interpret, plan, diagnose and implement rehabilitative programs that develop, improve, maintain and restore movement ability, manage acute and chronic conditions, relieve pain, and treat physical challenges associated with injuries or other impairments using ultrasound, laser, physical activities, heating, mobilization, and other techniques. Also, educate the patients to prevent re-occurrence of an injury. 

BPT - Bachelor of Physiotherapy

BPT is an Undergraduate program where students are awarded a bachelor’s degree certificate in Physiotherapy from a recognized college affiliated to the University conducting a full-time course of 4 years and an internship of 6 months. After graduating with Bachelor’s degree, they can also do post-graduation programs i.e., Master of Physiotherapy (MPT).

BPT- Year I

Students deal with the basic human biosciences and the foundation of the human system and function. They learn to apply the knowledge of physics to the human body to understand the movements and modalities of the respective subjects.

BPT- Year II

Deals with developing Physiotherapy skills and exploring further subjects like Pathology, Pharmacology, and microbiology. They will study about normal and abnormal human minds and behavior. Students acquire the skills required for effective communication and practice with the patients and caretakers. They even acquire knowledge in the subject of Kinesiotherapy and Electrotherapeutics.


The students deal with the learning of all the clinical subjects and apply their knowledge in to practice. They will learn and practice skills like Electrodiagnosis on patients and various specialised manual techniques and therapy on the models.

BPT- Year IV

Students will recall all the knowledge and skills of the previous years and evaluate, plan and execute the various subject’s techniques in Community and Hospital Physiotherapy. They deal with the aids and appliances used for the treatment.

Students learn professional ethics and code of conduct as well as legal aspects and moral values. They acquire research methodology and apply in their project work.


This is 6 months of continuous clinical practice to enhance and upgrade the skills of the students acquired throughout the academic years. The student should have passed the final year exam in all subjects to be eligible for Internship. Internships should be done in the recognized universities teaching hospitals.

Eligibility of BPT
  • Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent qualification from a recognized university. The candidate should have pursued science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subjects.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% or equivalent CGPA at the 10+2 level (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
Clinical Specialities
  • Acute Care
  • Aquatic Physical Therapy
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
  • Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management
  • Federal Physical Therapy
  • Geriatrics
  • Hand Rehabilitation
  • Health Policy and Administration
  • Home Health
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Private Practice
  • Research
MPT – Master of Physiotherapy  

MPT is a postgraduate program, it is a high-level program training given to the students who completed and passed all the subjects in BPT from a recognized institute affiliated with the university. The duration of the course is 2 years. MPT course provides professional and specialized perception into both the clinical practice and the case studies in the field of physiotherapy. MPT includes both theoretical and practical approach to learn the subject’s aspect. That helps the students to develop critical and creative thinking, real-time experience and secure good knowledge and skills in accordance with it. Thus, becoming a medical expert in the field of physiotherapy. MPT specializations have included all the modern and technical developments along with the natural physiotherapeutic approach have taken place in modern-day science.

Eligibility of MPT

The candidate must pass in Bachelor of Physiotherapy of a minimum of 3 and half years duration / 4 years from Recognised or any other university in India or abroad with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and should have completed 6 months of compulsory rotating internship in a recognized hospital.

Career Opportunities
  • Clinical Physiotherapist in Multi-speciality Hospitals / NGO / Nursing Homes / Rehabilitation Centres.
  • Physiotherapy instructor in Sports club and Fitness centres.
  • Community Physiotherapists.
  • Corporate Physiotherapists in Multinational Companies (MNC’s).
  • Airlines or railways.
  • Various Health Departments.
  • In schools, colleges, and universities as teaching faculty.
  • Health and wellness Industries.
  • International Healthcare organisations (UNICEF, UNDP, WHO)
  • Non-Government and Government organisation.
  • Researchers.
  • Private practitioner by setting up own clinics.
Good Physiotherapy Colleges in Karnataka
  • Sivananda Sarma Memorial RV College (SSMRV COLLEGE), Bangalore.
  • Oxford college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • M.S Ramaiah college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • JSS college of Physiotherapy, Mysore.
  • Krupanidhi college of physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • Kempegowda Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • Yenepoya College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore
  • Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, Mangalore.
  • Dayananda sagar college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
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     Take ICCC INDIA, COUNSELLING and make the right Course & Career decision!

Homeopathy is an Alternative Medicine, where most of the Students after Completing their 12th Prefer to take this Course. Homeopathy Course has the Duration of 5.5yrs, where they have Compulsory Internship for 1yr. The main reason for Choosing Homeopathy Course is, after Completion of their Course they can opt for Private Jobs, Govt. Jobs and also can start their own Private Practice and Hospitals as well.

  • Student must have Passed 10+2 in Science, with Biology, Physics and Chemistry which must be the main Subject in their High School.
  • Student must be Above 17 yrs. On or Before of their Admissions.
  • Must have scored a Minimum of 50% marks in the 12th Class.
  • Student must be NEET Qualified.
  • Surgery
  • Organon of Medicine, Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy and Psychology
  • Anatomy
  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  • Homeopathic Pharmacy
  • Case Taking and Repertory
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Physiology including Biochemistry
  • Pathology and Microbiology
  • Homeopathic Materia Medica and Therapeutics
  • Practice of Medicine etc.
MD HOMEOPATHY COURSE Includes Seven Specializations:
  • Repertory
  • Psychiatry
  • Organon with Medicine with Homeopathic Philosophy
  • Homeopathic Materia Medica
  • Homeopathic Pharmacy
  • Paediatrics
  • Practice of Medicine etc.
1Yenepoya Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs
2KLE  University’s Homoeopathic Medical College11 Lakhs
3A M Shaik Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs
4Dr BD Jatti Homeopathic Medical College11 Lakhs
5Shri Sathya Sai College of Homeopathic Medical Science10 Lakhs
6Bhagawan Buddha Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs
7Alvas Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs
8Bharatesh Homeopathic Medical College9 Lakhs
9Rosy Royal Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs
10Aadhars Homeopathic Medical College10 Lakhs

These Homeopathy Colleges are Affiliated with different Universities and have a good Infrastructure Facilities. These Colleges Provides Standard Education to the Students with well Trained Faculties. The Hospitals offered are also well Furnished IPD which includes Semi Deluxe, Special, Semi Special Rooms and General Wards along with 24 hours Casualty Management and Fully Equipped Laboratory Diagnostic Facilities etc.

  • A Homeopathic Graduate can opt to become a Homeopathic Doctor
  • Can choose to Become Pharmacist
  • Prefer Homeopathic Consultants
  • Choose to become a Medical Tourism
  • Work for Govt. or Private Hospitals
  • Homeopathic Speciality Centre
  • Choose to work in Nursing Homes/Clinics
  • National Health Mission
  • Drug Control Organizations
  • Can opt for Insurance Officer
  • National AYUSH Mission
  • Prefer for Teaching Field for Homeopathy Course etc.

Thus, most of the students after Completing their 12th Prefer to take Homeopathy Course , where they are offered plenty of several Job Opportunities in various fields. This is the platform where the students are benefited to have good Knowledge about Medical Field.


Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences was established in the year 2005 with an intake of 150 MBBS students. KIMS is located in the Amalapuram town of East Godavari Dist., Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected by Road. Palakollu railway station is about 30 km from the college. In 60 km Rajahmundry airport is connected to Amalapuram town.KIMS runs under M/s Mother Theressa Educational Society. Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences is a college started with a motto to provide best super specialty services and sophisticated healthcare facilities accessible to rural areas. KIMS college is recognised by Govt of India and National Medical Commission (NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. College is located in the Green belt of Konaseema Delta. KIMS is a subsidiary and self sustained institute which is part of Chaitanya Group


Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences located in the Delta area famous for greenery, it’s natural fertile land makes it one of the best lands for agriculture prodution. Sri.K.V.V.Satyanarayana Raju educationist and socio economic reformer dreamt to provide medical facilities to the poor people of East Godavari Dist. Medical college currently provides training for 150 MBBS  and 66 Postgraduate students in all the departments of medicine. KIMS established in the rural area in the lush green belt of Godavari Delta experience themselves surrounded by paddy fields and coconut trees and close to the nature. Spacious Lecture Halls is the college with audiovisual system and Demo rooms support students in their primary medical education. Though the college is located in the rural area, dedication and commitment of management never disappointed with availability of teaching faculty. Non teaching staff is extraordinary extending their services to college with commitment. Management is providing accommodation for teaching and non teaching staff. Separate hostels are available with Gymnasium and other facilities both for Boys and Girls. Library with number of books and journals plays an important role in nurturing the budding medical graduates. Auditorium with ample seating capacity is used for academic and cultural activities . Games and Sports are given priority here. Dr. Bathula Gnana Prasuna secured Gold Medal in the year 2017. KIMS encourages students to study by providing scholarships and financial support. A refreshing and relaxing centrally air-conditioned cafeteria which serves hygienic Multi Cuisine food included with a pleasant ambiance is centrally located in the vast spread campus for all the young students and faculty and also the visitors.


KIMS is the one of the best teaching hospitals in the category of Rural area establishments with 800 beds. Chairman of the college is a renowned philanthropist  known to all levels of society. Rural poor visit this hospital for different types of  treatment. Surgical departments like General Surgery and Orthopedics are at the best performing surgeries at modular theater facilities.   OBG, ENT and Ophthalmology departments extend services which are one of the best in the surrounding areas. Medical departments like General Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology etc is the back bone for this hospital. An average of 650 patients visit the hospital for regular check up and follow ups and an average of 150 patients admitted with different purposes. 24 hours Emergency and Casualty with ambulance service is available. Round the clock Pharmacy and Blood Bank is available. ICU,ICCU,NICU and  PICU are state of the art and advances saving so many lives.Radiology department with MRI , CT and X ray and established laboratories helping the doctors in critical diagnosis.  


Narayana Medical College is situated in Nellore, a city located on the banks of Penna River,  being the fourth most populous city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. As the Bay of Bengal is at a distance of 20 km from the college, the sea breeze renders the climate of the city moderate both in winter and in summer. Narayana Medical College was established in the year 2000 with 150 MBBS seats as annual intake progressed to 250 MBBS. It is the first and only private medical college with highest MBBS seats in Andhra Pradesh.  NMC is recognised by Govt of India and National Medical Commission(NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. Nellore city is well connected by Road, it is on Kolkata-Chennai railway line. Tirupati is the nearest airport. Nellore is one of the richest and advanced cities in Andhra Pradesh with close proximity to chennai.


Dr. P. Narayana, true visionary and famous politician  founder of the Narayana Educational Institutions.Narayana Medical College is run under Narayana Educational Society. Campus spread in 143 acres with all modern amenities needed for medical institutions of this stature.Currently 250 MBBS,  155 Postgraduates and 26 Super Speciality students trained per year which is accounting to highest by any other private medical college of Andhra Pradesh. There are state of the art lecture galleries which are centrally air condition sound proof, equipped with modern audio visual aid and the latest fire safety norms 6 lecture theatres of 300 seating capacity and 1 with 650 seating capacity with attached Demo Rooms. World Class Auditorium over 1000 seating capacity used for the purpose of academic and Cultural. Centralised air conditioned with a seating capacity of 750 Library having more than 20000 books and few journals is available. Ultra modern residential blocks are built for boys and girls within the campus and for students coming from different countries with all the modern amenities to suit their needs.The college has many facilities with enough space for playing the games viz., cricket, football, table tennis,badminton,synthetic courts like tennis,volleyball,and basketball and in addition to it athletics and indoor games are also available. A permanent sports ground on par with National standards is also there in the campus along with a well equipped gym. Dhathri Reddy.N first year student climbed Mt.Deo Tibba (Altitude of 6001m). Narayana Medical College is the First Choice of students among private colleges of AP. 


Narayana General Hospital has 1430 beds with excellent infrastructure and high end equipment, providing primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare. Hospital is supported by an ultra modern laboratory and round the clock running blood bank. It has a unique emergency medicine department(Casualty) managed by qualified professionals to provide quality care. Narayana Super Specialty Hospital consists of 1050 beds supporting Pediatric Surgery, Endocrinology, Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Surgical, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Urology are at their best providing specialty services to rural public at very nominal cost. Medical departments like General Medicine, Pediatrics, Chest Medicine, Dermatology are the backbone to the hospital. World top class modular operation theatres for surgical departments like General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and ENT could perform critical surgeries giving new life. ICCU,ICU,NICU round the clock service, emergency and casualty round the year. The department of radio-diagnosis & imaging is equipped with state of the art imaging modalities like 3 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT computed radiography systems & bone marrow densitometry.4D ultrasound,Mammography,800 MA X-Ray. Narayana is not a name its a BRAND. People from nearby districts visit hospital in large numbers to undergo treatment. An average of 1200 OPD and 500 IPD per day recorded in this hospital. 


NRI Institute of Medical Sciences is located at Bheemili near Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh. NRIIMS is situated 25 km from Visakhapatnam city and 40 km from Vizag International Airport. College is well connected by Road. NRIIMS was established in the year 2012 with150 MBBS seats recognised by the Govt of India and National Medical Commission(NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. NRIIMS runs under Anil Neerukonda Educational Society under the Chairmanship of Dr.Neerukonda BR Prasad with a vision that “ Health is a Right of the People, Not a Privilege.


NRIIMS Campus is built across 40 acres of Land 5 kms from the sea shore.With its service oriented approach  College has progressed more than any college or hospital in Visakhapatnam and by 2019 the institute was approved by the NMC to train 66 Postgraduate students in 16 departments.  College is located in a semi urban area near to the city , mostly a poor community with a majority of Fishermen colonies. Beautiful and spacious Lecture Halls with audiovisual systems with Demo rooms are an asset to students. Library is well developed with sufficient books and few journals helping students in improvement of medical knowledge. Auditorium is state of the art and advanced to conduct seminars and presentations of international standards. Separate Boys and Girls hostels with games and sports activities in addition to Gym at respective blocks. Anatomy, Osteology, Embryology and Physiology labs are well developed. Nice and good Cafeteria is available on campus catering to Day students and patient attendants. Colleges buses are covering the city and surrounding towns facilitating the commute of students and staff. 


Anil Neerukonda Hospital is a 920 bedded, multi-speciality hospital accommodated in a 6-story building along with spacious OP complexes, well-ventilated wards, and special rooms to cater for the health requirements of all sections of the society. The hospital is located in a rural area of the city, where the fishermen community is the dominant community along the vast shores  of the beautiful sea. The Hospital is accessible to neighboring districts of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam. Anil Neerukonda Hospital is a multi-speciality hospital with 12 operation theatres, ICU, MICU, SICU, Labour Rooms, Dialysis Unit, Central Laboratory and Radiology with the state of art medical equipment & life-saving equipment like ventilators, defibrillators, and Laparoscopic equipment. This hospital not only provides excellent clinical services for a population of more than 6 lakh in surroundings but also provides excellent facilities for teaching and training of medical Under-Graduate, PostGraduate. Patient footfall is enormous from the surrounding areas and the locals most of them are poor and needy coming to the  hospital. 


PES Institute Of Medical Sciences is located in Kuppam Andhra Pradesh. Kuppam is a ideally place in Rayalaseema sharing the border with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The name ‘Kuppam’ means a meeting place or confluence. Kuppam is well connected by Road and Rail. Tirupati,Bangalore and Chennai are the nearby airports to college, located 115 km from Bangalore and 240 km from Chennai. PESIMSR is under the People’s Educational Society(PES) under the Leadership of Dr.M.R.Doreswamy. PESIMSR is a Brainchild College which was established in 2001 with an intake of  150 MBBS seats per year and is recognized by Govt of India and National Medical Commission(NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences.


PESIMSR is a luxury campus spread over 85 acres. College trains 150 MBBS and 98 Postgraduate students in the field of medicine. Kuppam town with a population over 1 lakh is known for its granite quarries and factories. Students from Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka seek admission here. PES is a very popular Brand in the Education industry in  South India. State of Art campus developed with all student facilities like Lecture Halls with audiovisual system, Demo rooms, Centralised air conditioned Library having more than 15000 books and few journals helping students to compete at national and International level. Auditorium with a seating capacity over 1000 used both for academic and cultural programmes. Pre Clinical Labs are well established for the purpose of  students. Separate hostel facilities for Boys and Girls, attached gym to each block respectively. Outdoor games and Sports encouraging students and future doctors to maintain good physical health. Cafeteria meeting the needs of visitors. Bank and ATM facility is provided within the campus. College bus facility helping students and staff. Recruitment of Professors and teaching staff is given utmost priority and only select members with High knowledge, dedication, commitment and hardworking are selected. Students under the best guidance are nurtured to  be medical doctors. PESIMSR is one the preferred college by students. 


PESIMSR General Hospital has 800 beds with excellent infrastructure and highly advanced equipment, providing primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare. Hospital is supported by an ultra modern laboratory and round the clock functional blood bank. It has a unique emergency medicine department(Casualty) managed by qualified professionals to provide quality care. Emergency and Casualty with 50 beds with ICCU,ICU,NICU round the clock 24/7 service,  Medical departments like General Medicine, Pediatrics, Chest Medicine, Dermatology are the backbone to the hospital. Advanced version  modular operation theatres for surgical departments like General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and ENT could perform critical surgeries giving new life. The department of radio-diagnosis & imaging is equipped with state of the art imaging modalities like 1.5 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT computed radiography systems & bone marrow densitometry.4D ultrasound,Mammography,800 MA X-Ray. People from nearby districts and rural areas visit the hospital in large numbers to undergo treatment. An average of 700 OPD and 250 IPD per day recorded in this hospital.


Santhiram Medical College is located in Nandyal Andhra Pradesh. Nandyal is surrounded by hills with the Kundu River on its west, the dense forests of Nallamala Hills to the east and granite mines to the south. Nandyal is well connected by Road and Rail. Kurnool is the nearest Airport. Town is rich in natural resources like Marble. Santhiram Medical College was established in 2005 with an intake of 100 MBBS seats per annum. SMC is recognised by Govt of India and National Medical Commission(NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. SMC runs under Shafa Educational Society under the Chairmanship of Dr.M.Santhiramudu. Santhiram Medical College is in line with the “Health for All”.


SMC is established in the backward region of Rayalaseema at Nandyal town. Currently the college is training 100 MBBS and 53 Postgraduate students.  College campus is spread over 30 acres. 8 Lecture Halls with Demo rooms are available with WiFi and audiovisual system with different seating capacities catering to the needs of students. College Library upgraded and adopted internet technologies having books more than 8000 and few journals. Auditorium has a seating capacity over 1000 used for dual purposes. Dr.M.Santhiramudu a visionary established a medical institution in this area to provide and develop medical professionals from backward areas of Rayalaseema. Teaching staff with dedication, hardwork and knowledge training  the students making them professional doctors. Cafeteria is facilitated with enough capacity to take care of  needs of the students, teaching staff and public. Separate hostel facility for Boys and Girls with attached gymnasium. 


Teaching hospital with 930 beds  delivers excellent patient and family-focused care in a state-of-the-art hospital facility. SMC hospital is a tertiary-care, referral, and teaching hospital that provides ethical and professional clinical care and treatment across all specialties ably supported by diagnostics services that include laboratory-based, imaging, and international facilities that remain affordable and accessible. SMC facilities provide emergency, outpatient, inpatient, day-care, community outreach, through a 930 bedded facility and with over approximately 500+ dedicated competent and service-oriented staff. To improve the health of the medically underserved community in rural as well as urban areas. The Hospital receives patients from across the 4 surrounding districts .

SMC equipped with Ventilators, cardiac monitors, defibrillators, and other point-of-care testing equipment ( POCT); Ultrasound-Ray unit, MRI Machine, ABG, round-the-clock Radiology, Pharmacy, Blood bank, central diagnostic Lab, and ambulance services. .OPD and causality with independent departments of Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, and Radiology. SMC  hospital is supported by in house Nursing.

NEET UG 2021 to be held on September 12, the application process begins today

The newly-appointed Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday announced the exam date of NEETUG2021. The entrance test for admission in MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, and BHMS Courses will be held on September 12, 2021. The application process for NEET-UG will begin from 5 pm on July 13.

In order to ensure social distancing norms, the number of cities where the examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198. The number of examination centers will also be increased from the 3,862 centers used in 2020. Face masks will be provided to all candidates at the centre. Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitization, seating with social distancing etc will be ensured. Candidates must refer only to the official website for further details.

NTA NEET UG 2021: Application Fees

The NEET-UG 2021 application fee is Rs 1,500 for general category students, Rs 1400 for EWS, and Rs 800 for other categories. Candidates need to submit proof of relevant reservations like SC/ST/OBC at the time of registration.

NTA NEET UG 2021: How to Apply

Step 1: Visit the official website,

Step 2: Click on the registration link

Step 3: Log in with your details

Step 4: Fill in the form, upload required scanned documents and photographs,
pay the registration fees and submit

Step 5: Keep a printout of the confirmation page after successful payment of the fee

Take a look below at the list of documents needed to apply:

– Scanned copy of the passport size photograph

– Scanned copy of the candidate’s signature

– Scanned image of the candidate’s e-version of left-hand thumb impression

– Class 10th certificate

NEET (UG) – 2021 will be conducted in 11 languages, including Hindi and English through Pen & Paper mode



Viswabharathi Medical College was established in 2014 with an intake of 150 MBBS seats located at Kurnool town Andhra Pradesh. It’s a  judicial capital of Andhra Pradesh.  It formerly served as the capital of Andhra State before being shifted to Hyderabad later on. College is 20 km from Kurnool Bus station and 22 km from railway station. 50 km from Airport. VMC is recognized by Govt of India and National Medical Commission (NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. Viswabharathi Medical College is strategically located in socially backward, poverty stricken and with low literacy rate Rayalaseema region, so it was very appropriate to establish a medical institute with the like of Viswabharathi medical College to help the underprivileged and poor with the health care facilities provided.

Viswabharathi Medical College with 150 MBBS and 51 Postgraduate seats training medical students. VMC has Four Lecture Halls with air conditioning,  gallery type.  Three with seating capacity for 180 students each & one with 350 students. Lecture theatres are provided with necessary independent audio-visual aids including overhead projector, slide projector, LCD projector and a microphone. A modern and state of the art Auditorium and Examination Halls in the main building helps students access and facilitate better equipped Preparations. Separate accommodation for boys and girls, which varies from single occupancy to three in a room, these hostels have independent libraries in their respective buildings. Two Gymnasiums with Multigym, Treadmill, Weights Abdominals, Gazelles, Hydrotherapy Pool. Games and Sports like Football, Cricket, Throw Ball, Basketball, Table Tennis are popular here in the student community. A Digital Library equipped with more than 5000 books and few journals is available. Accommodation is provided  to teaching and non teaching staff.


VMC hospital with 650 teaching beds spread in a vast area of built up area. Hospital is located in Penchikalapadu village close to Kurnool city on the way to Kodumur. Patients from 2 to 3 districts visit the hospital which is centrally located in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh. Kurnool and surrounding areas are thickly populated and surrounded by hilly regions including the Tribes. Mr. Lakshmi Kantha Reddy started this hospital in 2014 with a motto to provide relief and assistance  and provide free medical services to the poor patients. Modular operation theatres and well equipped Laboratories, Radiology department plays a major role in support and service and patients visiting this hospital. ICCU, ICU,NICU working round the clock in emergency and casualty. Blood bank work round the clock 24/7 to serve the local patients to tackle any emergency. VMC  conducts blood grouping camps in other institutes & companies and maintains a voluntary blood donor database to help the local patients. Surgical Departments like OBG, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic and ENT with efficient doctors performing critical operations providing top class health care to the public. Well established Medical departments like General Medicine, Dermatology, Pediatrics’, TB&CD and Psychiatry  make an average appearance of 500 outpatients and 150 inpatients per day. Management has provided Buses from surrounding rural and remote areas for the patients to reach the hospital of their health care issues.

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