Careers In Medicine Part-2

Study Routes:

An entrance exam after science in 10+2 is necessary to get admission in one of the medical colleges listed below. Followed by a four and a half year MBBS program which makes you a general practitioner. Next is a one-year internship.
For an MD or an MS i.e. specialization there is another 2-year program, which can be taken up only after qualifying an exam. More than 70% of all MBBS graduates try for postgraduate qualifications, rather than going in for a job or practice. Choice can be any one of the large number of subjects studied during MBBS course Surgery, Medicine, Microbiology, Dermatology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Otolaryngology, Biochemistry, Radiology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physiology, Anatomy and Preventive Medicine.
Finally there is super-specialisation as Neurosurgeon, Paediatric surgeon, Cardiologist, Nephrologist, Gastroenterologist, Cardiothoracic surgeon, Genito-urinary surgeon, and Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon.

India- Best Places to Study (Rankings May 2007):
AIIMS, New Delhi
CMC, Vellore
AFMC, Oune
JIPMER, Pondicherry
Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai
Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
King Georges Medical University, Lucknow
Kastirba Medical College, Manipal
St. Johns, Bangalore
Grants Medical College, Mumbai
LMT Medical College, Sion, Mumbai
Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
BJ Medical College, Pune
Bangalore Medical College, Pune
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Madras Medical College, Chennai
Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
Calcutta Medical College, Calcutta
Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Government Medical College, Mysore
Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
Other places include
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Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam 53000263413, 61157MBBS150
Deccan College Of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
P.O. Kanchan Bag, Hyderabad 500258239225, 239547
239235MBBS150
Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, Hyderabad 50019545692, 42936MBBS200
Guahati Medical College, Guwahati, Guwahati 781032561323,562245MBBS156
Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga, Laher Sarai 846003, Darbhanga33228, 33190MBBS90
Patna Medical College, Patna, Patna 800004653343MBBS100
Mgm Medical College, Jamshedpur 83101223011MBBS50
Rajendra Medical College, Ranchi, P.O. Bariatau, Ranchi 834009301533MBBS90
Government Med. College, Chandigarh690338, 6904412 MBBS50
Lady Hardinge Med. College, Bhagat Singh Marg, N. Delhi 1100013343984, 3363728MBBS / BDS 130 / NIL
Maulana Azad Med. College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, N. Delhi 1100023239271/201MBBS / BDS180 / 20
3. University College Of Med. Sciences, 3. Shahdara, Delhi 1100322282106MBBS / BDS100 / NIL
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, N.Delhi 110029661123, 6864851
FAX : 6862663MBBS50
Goa Medical College, Panaji, Panaji 403001225727, 224441
226288MBBS70
Goverment Medical College, Bhavnagar, Sir T. Hospital Campus, Dr. H. Vaidya Road, Kalanala, Bhavnagar 364002422011, 430808MBBS50
Maharaja Agrasen Inst. Of Medical Research & Education, Agroha
Agroha 125047, Haryana45176, 45193
FAX : 3268236MBBS35
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Shimla 17200177820MBBS100
Government Medical College, Srinagar, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu 18000146824, 43996MBBS100
Medical College, Kottayam, Gandhinagar, P.O. Kottayam 686008 7284, 7279MBBS100
Medical College, Mulankunnathukavu, Mulankunnathukavu, Thrissur 6805817355MBBS100
Medical College, Thiruvanathapura, Thiruvananthapuram 69501171205MBBS200
T.D. Med. College, Alappuzha 6880058566111, 856611MBBS100
Medical College, Kozhikode 673008356531
FAX: 355331MBBS200
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore, Kadugondanahalli Bangalore 5600455476498, 5471784MBBS98
Kempegowda Inst. Of Med. Sciences, Bangalore, K.R. Road, Visveswarapuram, Bangalore 560004603560, 628916
FAX : 6613225MBBS98
Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal, Ground Floor, University Bldg., Madhav Nagar, Manipal 576119 71201 Ext. 2499
Fax : 70062MBBS/ BDS/ B.Sc-Nursing
Gajaraja Med. College, Gwalior 474009321400, 323451MBBS140
Gandhi Med. College, Bhopal 462001540590MBBS140
Government Med. College, Jabalpur 482003422851MBBS140
Armed Forces Medical College, Pune 410040673290/6030MBBS105
Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 40000124136051
FAX : 4143435MBBS186
S.B.J. Medical College, Nerul, New Bombay 4922791MBBS100
Regional Institute Of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal 795004222234, 310267
FAX : 310625MBBS85
Mkcg Medical College, Berhampur 760004200756, 203609
FAX : 200720MBBS107
SCB Medical College, Cuttack 75300723255MBBS107
VSS Medical College, Burla 768017, Sambalpur MBBS10
MKCG Medical College, Berhampur 760004200756, 203609
FAX : 200720MBBS107
Pondicherry University, Jawaharlal Inst. Of Pg Medical Education & Research, Dhanvantry Nagar, Pondicherry 60500636380-89
FAX: 38067MBBS75
Govt. Medical College, Amritsar 143001220618MBBS150
S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur 30200449020, 49096MBBS150
Christian Medical College, P.O.Thorapadi, Vellore 63200222603
FAX : 222788MBBS60
Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore 641014574375MBBS110
Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai 600003300001MBBS175
Govt. Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai 6000108255331MBBS110
Motilal Nehru Medical College, Lowther Road, Allahabad 211001601983MBBS102
Medical College, Calcutta, 88, College Street, Calcutta 7000732414901,2414920MBBS155
North Bengal Medical College
P.O. Susruthanagar, Siliguri, Darjeeling 734432450285MBBS50
And also several other regional medical colleges.
Under the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University) the following colleges:
oKasturba Medical College, Mangalore and College of Dental Surgery
oKasturba Medical College, Manipal and College of Dental Surgery.
These institutions conduct separate entrance test on all India basis.
Under the Bhartiya Vidyapeeth (Deemed University) Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Pune - the following colleges:
oMedical College and Dental College, Katraj, Dhanakwadi - Pune 411 043 ,
oMedical College, Erandwane, Pune. All India common entrance test is held at several centres for MBBS, BDS, BAMS and BHMS degrees.
Overseas:
In the United Kingdom

Glasgow Caledonian University
London Medical College - Phone: 011 [44] 845 050 520 766
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine
St. Christopher's College of Medicine
St. George's Hospital Medical School
United Medical and Dental School of Guys and St Thomas Hospitals
University of Birmingham
University of Hull - School of Health
University of Southampton
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
University of Wales College of Medicine (UWCM)

In USA (as per latest rankings)

Harvard University (MA)
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
University of Pennsylvania
Washington University in St. Louis
University of CaliforniaSan Francisco
University of Washington
Stanford University (CA)
Duke University (NC)
Yale University (CT)
Baylor College of Medicine (TX)
Columbia U. College of Physicians and Surgeons (NY)
University of MichiganAnn Arbor
University of CaliforniaLos Angeles (Geffen)
University of CaliforniaSan Diego
Cornell University (Weill) (NY)
University of Chicago (Pritzker)
University of Pittsburgh
Vanderbilt University (TN)
U. of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallas
University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
Case Western Reserve University (OH)
Northwestern University (Feinberg) (IL)
Emory University (GA)
Mayo Medical School (MN)
University of ColoradoDenver and Health Sciences Center
University of Virginia
Mount Sinai School of Medicine (NY)
University of AlabamaBirmingham
University of WisconsinMadison
University of Iowa (Carver)
Ohio State University
Dartmouth Medical School (NH)
Oregon Health and Science University
Boston University
Brown University (RI)
New York University
University of Rochester (NY)
University of Southern California (Keck)
University of Minnesota Medical School
Yeshiva University (Einstein) (NY)
University of CaliforniaIrvine
University of Cincinnati
University of Maryland
Georgetown University (DC)
Indiana UniversityIndianapolis
Wake Forest University (NC)
Tufts University (MA)
University of Florida
University of CaliforniaDavis
University of MassachusettsWorcester
University of Utah