Kerala, a state on India’s southern end, with over 600 kilometres of Arabian Sea coastline. It’s famous for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, which are a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, a range of mountains with tea, coffee, and spice plantations, as well as wildlife.

Kerala has 13 Government Medical Colleges and 21 Private Medical Colleges. The state is famous for its highest literacy state. The quality of education in Kerala is quite famous across the country. According to the reports 116010 students from the state have applied for NEET 2021 examination. In this article let’s read about the top 10 private medical colleges in Kerala.

1. Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur

Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute is a private, non-profit minority medical college, hospital, and research institute in the town of Thrissur. The Jubilee Mission Hospital Trust, a nonprofit organisation under the Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur, manages the institution. It began as a modest dispensary on December 17, 1951.

Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur
Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur

Courses Offered

CourseDurationNo. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years100
MD Anesthesiology 3 Years4
MD Paediatrics  3 Years 4
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years 3
DM Neurology 3 Years 2
MD Community Medicine3 Years2
MD Emergency Medicine 3 Years 2
MD General Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology 3 Years 2
MD Psychiatry3 Years2
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years2
MD Transfusion Medicine3 Years2
MS ENT3 Years2
MS General Surgery 3 Years2
MS Ophthalmology3 Years2
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 2
DM Cardiology3 Years1
MD Pathology 3 Years 1
MD Physiology 3 Years 1

Website: http://www.jmmcri.org/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

2. Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, generally known as Amrita Hospital, is a multi-speciality quaternary care hospital and medical school in Kochi, India. It is one of the country’s largest medical institutions, with a total built-up area of nearly 3.33 million square feet spread across 125 acres of land.

Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi
Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS 5.5 Years100
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years11
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 10
MD General Medicine 3 Years 8
MS General Surgery 3 Years 6
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 6
Post Graduate Diploma in Anaesthesia2 Years6
DM Cardiology 3 Years 5
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 5
MD Pathology 3 Years 5
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years 5
DM Gastroenterology 3 Years 4
DM Neurology3 Years4
M.Ch Gastrointestinal Surgery3 Years4
M.Ch Neuro Surgery3 Years4
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 4
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 4
MS Otorhinolaryngology3 Years4
DM Endocrinology 3 Years 3
DM Nephrology 3 Years 3
M.Ch Pediatric Surgery 3 Years 3
M.Ch Urology 3 Years 3
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 3
MD Psychiatry 3 Years3
MD Radiotherapy  3 Years 3
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology2 Years3
DM Cardiac Anesthesia  3 Years 2
DM Medical Oncology3 Years2
DM Paediatric Neurology 3 Years 2
DM Pediatric Cardiology 3 Years 2
DM Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 2
DM Rheumatology 3 Years 2
M.Ch Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 3 Years 2
M.Ch Gynaecological Oncology3 Years2
M.Ch Head and Neck Surgery3 Years2
M.Ch Plastic Surgery 3 Years 2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Emergency Medicine3 Years2
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years2
MD Microbiology 3 Years 2
MD Nuclear Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology3 Years2
MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 3 Years 2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
MD Respiratory Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Geriatrics3 Years1

Website: http://www.amritahospitals.org/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

3. Sree Gokulam Medical College, Venjaramoodu

Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation were founded in 2005. The campus is located in Venjaramoodu, a lovely green village away from the hustle and bustle of city life, 28 kilometres from the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. His Excellency Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Ex-President of India, inaugurated the Medical College Hospital to the Nation in December 2005.

Sree Gokulam Medical College, Venjaramoodu
Sree Gokulam Medical College, Venjaramoodu

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
MD Anaesthesia3 Years6
MD General Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Microbiology 3 Years 3
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 3
MD Radiology 3 Years 3
MS ENT3 Years3
MS Ophthalmology3 Years3
Diploma in Child Health2 Years2
MD Anatomy 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 2
MD Pathology 3 Years 2
MD Pharmacology 3 Years2
MD Physiology  3 Years 2
MS General Surgery  3 Years 2
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology  3 Years 2
MS Orthopaedics  3 Years 2
Diploma in Ophthalmology2 Years1
Diploma in Orthopaedics 2 Years 1
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology2 Years1
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis2 Years1

Website: http://www.sgmc.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

4. Dr Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital, Karakonam

Dr Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College founded in 2002 and associated with Dr Somervell Memorial Mission Hospital, is located in Karakonam, Thiruvananthapuram. The Diocese of South Kerala of the Church of South India administers the Hospital, the Faculty of Medicine, and all other attached institutions.

Dr Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital, Karakonam
Dr Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College and Hospital, Karakonam

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years 100
B.Sc Nursing 4 Years50
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology2 Years 30
Diploma in Radiological Technology3 Years15
M.Sc Community Health Nursing2 Years4
Diploma in Dialysis Technology 2 Years 3
MD Paediatrics 3 Years3
MS Ophthalmology  3 Years 3
M.Sc Paediatric Nursing 2 Years2
M.Sc Psychiatric Nursing  2 Years 2
MD Anaesthesia3 Years2
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 2
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 2
MS ENT 3 Years 2
MS General Surgery 3 Years 2
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3 Years2
MD Community Medicine 3 Years1
MD Pathology  3 Years 1
MS Orthopaedics3 Years1
GNM3.5 Years
MHA2 Years
Post Diploma in Operation Room Nursing1 Year

Website: https://www.smcsimch.ac.in/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

5. Azeezia Medical College, Meeyannoor

Azeezia Medical College Hospital is a private hospital. The medical college has super-speciality divisions as well as colleges for medical, dental, and nursing education. The Azeezia complex of medical educational institutes is located in Meeyannoor village, approximately eight kilometres from Kollam city.

Azeezia Medical College, Meeyannoor
Azeezia Medical College, Meeyannoor

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MD General Medicine3 Years4
MD Anaesthesia 3 Years 2
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 2
MS General Surgery 3 Years 2
MS Orthopaedics 3 Years 2
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3 Years 1
MD Pharmacology 3 Years 1
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 1

Website: https://azeezia.business.site/

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

6. Amala institute of Medical Sciences, Amalanagar

Amala Institute of Medical Sciences is a private medical institution in Thrissur, Kerala, located near Amalanagar. It is a minority institution run by the Devamatha Province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, a local religious group founded in 1831.

Amala institute of Medical Sciences, Amalanagar
Amala institute of Medical Sciences, Amalanagar

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2 Years30
Diploma in Radiological Technology3 Years30
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years4
MD General Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 4
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 4
MS General Surgery 3 Years 4
MD Community Medicine 3 Years 3
MD Dermatology 3 Years 3
MD Pathology 3 Years 3
DM Cardiology 3 Years 2
DM Pulmonary Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Emergency Medicine3 Years2
MD Physiology 3 Years 2
MD Psychiatry3 Years2
MS ENT3 Years2
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years2
MS Orthopaedics3 Years2
M.Ch Neuro Surgery 3 Years 1
MD Radiotherapy 3 Years 1
MD Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases 3 Years 1
MS Ophthalmology 3 Years 1

Website: Amala Medical College

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

7. Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Thiruvalla

Thiruvalla Archieparchy of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church runs Pushpagiri Medical College in Thiruvalla. The hospital had a humble beginning in 1959 as an eight-bed clinic. In 2002, the hospital was designated as a medical college. Pushpagiri College of Medicine, Pushpagiri College of Pharmacy, Pushpagiri College of Nursing, Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences, and Pushpagiri College of Allied Health Sciences are the Medical and paramedical Institutions associated with this hospital.

Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Thiruvalla
Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Thiruvalla

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years6
MD Paediatrics3 Years6
MD Community Medicine3 Years4
MD General Medicine 3 Years 4
MD Psychiatry3 Years4
MD Radiodiagnosis 3 Years 4
MS General Surgery 3 Years 4
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years4
MS Orthopaedics2 Years4
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy3 Years3
DM Nephrology3 Years2
MD Anatomy3 Years2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 2
MD Microbiology3 Years2
MD Pathology3 Years2
MD Physiology3 Years2
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 3 Years 2
MS ENT3 Years2
DM Cardiology2 Years1
DM Neurology 2 Years 1
M.Ch Neuro Surgery2 Years1
MD Pharmacology3 Years1
MS Ophthalmology3 Years1

Website: Pushpagiri Medical College

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

8. Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla

Believers Church Medical College Hospital is a Believers Church healthcare facility in Thiruvalla. The Medical College is connected to a multi-speciality hospital with 743 beds. The Medical College, which opened in 2016, is housed on a 25-acre campus that is linked by train and road.

Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla
Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MD Pathology3 Years2

Website: Believers Church Medical School

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

9. Travancore Medical College, Kollam

Travancore Medical College Hospital, also known as Travancore Medicity Medical College, is a private medical college located in Kollam, Kerala. It was founded in 2008 and is owned and maintained by Quilon Medical Trust. Travancore Medical College is an ISO 9001:2008 certified medical college that is affiliated with Kerala University of Health Sciences and is approved by the Medical Council of India. Travancore Medical College Hospital has an area of 98 acres.

Travancore Medical College, Kollam
Travancore Medical College, Kollam

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years2
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years2
MD General Medicine 3 Years 2
MD Paediatrics 3 Years 2
MD Radio Diagnosis 3 Years 2
MS ENT 3 Years 2
MS General Surgery 3 Years 2
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years1
MS Orthopaedics3 Years1

Website: Travancore Medicity

Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

10. Karuna Medical College, Palakkad

In 2004, the trust established Karuna Hospital in Vilayodi, Chittur, and in 2006, it established Karuna Medical College. Karuna Medical College Hospital offers a great infrastructure and professional health professionals, as well as fully certified and highly experienced professors. The hospital contains various speciality health care departments that care for patients from the Palakkad district and from the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.

Karuna Medical College, Palakkad
Karuna Medical College, Palakkad

Courses Offered

CoursesDurationNo of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MD Anatomy3 Years2
MD Pathology3 Years2
MD Pharmacology3 Years2
MD Physiology3 Years2
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 1
MD Microbiology3 Years1

Website: Karuna Medical College
Admissions are strictly based on the scores of NEET examinations

Other Private Medical Colleges in Kerala

  1. KMCT Medical College, Manassery
  2. Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College, Kolenchery
  3. DM WIMS Medical College and Hospital, Meppadi
  4. Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Modakkallur
  5. Mount Zion Medical College Hospital, Ezhamkulam
  6. Al-Azhar Medical College and Super Speciality Hospital, Thodupuzha
  7. Sree Uthradom Thirunal Academy of Medical Sciences, Vencode
  8. Kannur Medical College, Anjarakandy
  9. MES Academy of Medical Sciences, Malaparamba
  10. Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Chalakka
  11. PK Das Institute of Medical Sciences, Ottapalam
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