Best Medical Colleges in Kerala

Admissions in Top and Best Medical Colleges in Kerala 2017

Kerala is the most educated state population in the country. Widely known for providing the facilities and high standards of quality education, Kerala tops the list of best Medical Colleges that provides various streams and courses to study. Medical science has improvised and there are lots of courses from graduate to post-graduate programs as well as diploma courses. However, to get into the course, one must qualify at the entrance exam level.

Top medical colleges in Kerala have a vast number of good medical institutions that offer various courses for the candidates.


Best medical colleges in Kerala offer courses from various disciplines of applied medical sciences, undergraduate programs such as MBBS, post graduate programs in specialization courses according to the specific interest of the student to pursue higher studies.

Affiliations and Recognitions

The medical colleges listed are affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) and recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI). Some of the colleges are also affiliated to CUSAT – Cochin University of Science and Technology and Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

List of best medical colleges in Kerala

Government Aided Colleges

  • Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Medical College, Thrissur
  • Medical College, Palakkad
  • Government Medical College, Malappuram


Private Unaided Colleges

  • Academy of Medical Sciences, Pariyaram
  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur
  • Azeezia Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Meeyannoor
  • Co-operative Medical College, Ernakulam (affiliated to KUHS & CUSAT University)
  • DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences, Meppadi
  • Somerwell Memorial CSI Medical College, Karakonam
  • Medical College, Kottayam KUHS & Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur
  • Karuna Medical College, Vilayodi
  • Kannur Medical College, Anjarakandy
  • PK DAS Institute of Medical Sciences, Ottapalam
  • Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College, Kolenchery (affiliated to KUHS & Mahatma Gandhi University and recognized by Kottayam)
  • MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna
  • Mount Zion Medical College Hospital, Adoor
  • Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Tiruvalla
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sree Gokulam Medical College & Research Foundation, Venjaramoodu
  • Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Chalakka (affiliated to KUHS & Mahatma Gandhi University and recognized by Kottayam)
  • Sree Uthradom Thirunal (SUT) Academy of Medical Science, Vattappara
  • Travancore Medical College, Umayanalloor


Eligibility criteria

Students can check up the eligibility criteria with respect to courses and the college where a student like to pursue. The course duration of the medical is 4 ½ years with 1 year of internship.

For admission into undergraduate medical degree programs, the minimum educational requirement that one should possess is 12 years of school education from Kerala or CBSE Board or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline. For admission into postgraduate Medical degree programs minimum educational requirement is a graduate degree in medical science.  Score in relevant entrance examination is perquisite for admission into both undergraduate and post graduate degree programs.

Students with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with minimum 50% mark and 50% in Biology separately can apply. The minimum passing percentage of 45% for students belonging to socially and economically background.

Please note: Student has to check for the latest updates and notifications related to admissions, recognitions, fee structure, eligibility criteria and admission procedure.