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Medical Colleges in Maharashtra - Overview

Maharashtra for Medical Studies:

  • Maharashtra is considered as one of the most popular destination for medical Science as the state has been witness high quality medical education equipped with world class infrastructure and hospitals.
  • It is home to one of the largest number of medical colleges in country.
  • MBBS Admission in Maharashtra is based on score of entrance-exams like MHCET, ASSOCET/AMUPMDC & Private Entrance Exams conducted by deemed universities.
  • Only Students with Maharashtra Domicile who have completed their last 7 years of education in Maharashtra can appear for MHCET.
  • Non – Maharashtra domicile students need to appear for AMUPMDC or Private Entrance Exam of University.
  • It should be noted that admission in Maharashtra medical colleges for MBBS is not based on AIPMT.

Medical Colleges in Maharashtra offers specialization in biomedical and medical science, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, dental, etc. Admission to most of these courses requires NEET or other medical exams for admissions. Also few colleges accept direct admission.

Maharashtra Medical Courses Overview
Courses offered
  • UG- MBBS, BDS, BPharm, BPT, B.Sc, etc
  • PG- MD, MS and M.Sc
  • Doctorate- PhD
  • Certificate and Diploma Courses

UG- 3-4-5years

PG- 2 years

Entrance Exam NEET, MCET, AIIMS, etc.
Eligibility Criteria

UG- 10+2 from recognized university+ test score

PG- Bachelors’ degree + entrance exam score

Doctorate- Post graduate degree

Average first Year Fee 10,00,000
Job Prospects General Surgeon, Researcher, Physiotherapist, Nurse, Professor, Anesthesiologist, etc

UG- 2.5LPA- 5 or 6 LPA

PG- 4 LPA to 7 LPA

Medical Colleges Ranking in Maharashtra

Below are the Medical Colleges Ranking in Maharashtra

Sl.No Name of the Medical college
1 ACPM Medical College, Dhule
2 Ashwini Rural Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Solapur
3 B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Ratnagiri
4 Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Medical College & Hospital, Sangli
5 Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune
6 Dr. Panjabrao Alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati
7 Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College & Hospital, Jalgaon
8 Dr.Vasantrao Pawar Med. Col. Hosp. & Research
9 Indian Institute of Medical Science & Research, Jalna
10 Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha
11 KJ Somaiyya Medical College & Research Centre, Mumbai
12 Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad
13 Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education & Research, Pune
14 Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha
15 Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, Aurangabad
16 Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College, Navi Mumbai
17 N. K. P. Salve Instt. of Medical Sciences and Research Centre and Lata Mangeshkar Hospital, Nagpur
18 Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil Medical College, Pimpri, Pune
19 Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundations Medical College, Ahmednagar
20 Rural Medical College, Loni
21 SMBT Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Nandihills, Nashik
22 Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital,Pune
23 Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai

Medical Colleges Admission in Maharashtra

Medical Colleges in Maharashtra Admission Criteria:

  • For UG Course, score of the entrance exam is required
    • Candidates should have qualified 10+2 standard from any recognized board
  • For PG course, almost all colleges require entrance exam scores
    • They should have qualified Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • For Doctorate course, admission are done through merit and entrance exam score basis.
    • Some colleges accept admission through counseling process and personal interview.
    • Candidate should have a post graduate degree with a minimum of 50%.
  • For Diploma and PG Diploma course, admission is based on merit.
    • For diploma 10+2 score is considered and for PG Diploma, score of graduation is taken into account.
    • Some private institutions accept entrance exam score conducted by the institute itself.
  • For Certificate Course there is no medical entrance exam.
    • Admission will be based on merit in their 10 or 12 examination.

There are certain eligibility criteria that should be followed by the medical colleges admission in Maharashtra. The following are the general eligibility requirements for different UG, PG, and Diploma programs admission in Maharashtra.

Exam Exam Date (tentative)
MH-CET August 2023
NEET 7th May 2023
AIAPGET 15 October, 2023
NBE FET (Fellowship Entrance Test) 20 January 2023

Medical Colleges Fee Structure in Maharashtra

Colleges MBBS First Year Fees
Terna Medical College INR 7,63,500/-
Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital INR 1358600
SMBT Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre INR 10,60,000
Rural Medical College INR 14,50,000
Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil Medical College INR 25,75,000
Mahatma Gandhi Missions Medical College INR 2100000
ACPM Medical College INR 5,50,000
Ashwini Rural Medical College INR 857143
B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College INR 9,27,602
Indian Institute of Medical Science & Research INR 636364
Dr. D Y Patil Medical College INR 18,80,000

Medical Colleges Courses in Maharashtra

Popular Medical Colleges Courses in Maharashtra are:
UG Courses PG Courses
BPT ( Bachelor of Physiotherapy) MD Thoracic Medicine
B.Sc Cardiac Technology MD Dermatology
MBBS M.Sc Anatomy
BDS ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery) M. Pharma
BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) Postgraduate in Pharmacy (3 years duration)
BHMS ( Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery) M.Sc. Nursing
BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) M.Sc. Nursing
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy M.Sc Allied Health Science
Bachelor of Science in Cardiac or Cardiovascular Technology Masters of Physiotherapy
Bachelor of Science in Genetics Masters of Dental Surgery
B.V.Sc & AH (Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry) MD Anesthesiology
BYNS (Bachelor of Yoga and Naturopathy Sciences) MD Biochemistry
B.Sc Nursing MD Community Health
GNM Nursing MD General Medicine
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology MD Microbiology
Bachelor of Pharmacy

MD Paediatrics

MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

MD Psychiatry

MD Radio-Therapy

MD Nuclear Medicine

MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

MD Skin and Vereral diseases

MS General Surgery

MS Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy

MS Orthopaedics

MS Ear, Nose and Throat

MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Diploma Course PG Diploma Course
Diploma in Family Medicine Post Graduate Diploma In Yoga
Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Disease Post Graduate Diploma In Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery Post Graduate Diploma In Orthopaedics
Diploma of Pharmacy Post Graduate Diploma In Child Health
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynecology Post Graduate Diploma In Ophthalmology
Diploma in Anesthesiology Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Pathology
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis Post Graduate Diploma In Yoga Therapy
Diploma In Physiotherapy Post Graduate Diploma In Medical Laboratory Technology

B-Tech in Biomedical, B.Sc in Microbiology, BA in Psychology, B.Sc in Nutrition, B. Pharma etc.
  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai
  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune etc.
Yes, there is a huge window of opportunity across both public and private sector.
The average fees for medical programs ranges in between INR 85K to INR 5 LPA.
MBBS, BDS, Pharmacy, Psychology, BAMS, BHMS, M.Sc etc.
  • Dr. DY Patil Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Pune
  • Kasturba Health Society's MGIMS, Sevagram
  • MGM Medical College, Aurangabad
  • Lokmanya Homeopathic Medical College, Pune
  • Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad
  • Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai
  • KJ Somaiya Medical College & Research Centre, Mumbai
Admissions to private medical colleges are done on the merit-basis in qualifying and concerned entrance exams besides NEET score. Some colleges also provide direct admissions.
The govt. medical fee falls in between INR 50k to INR 2 LPA.
For qualifying NEET, Students will have to score 40-50 percentile. A private medical seat in Maharashtra can be obtained through 450 or plus marks in NEET UG.
The general cut-off is 450+ marks corresponding to the rank range of 50k.
  • Rural Medical College, Loni
  • KJ Somaiya Medical College, Navi Mumbai
  • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • Government Medical College, Akola

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