Top Medical Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir 2018-2019

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Jammu and Kashmir Higher Education department has control on all institutes, colleges and universities of the state. Presently, there are 7 Universities in the state along with various Government and Non-Government institutes and colleges. In this document we will be focusing only on Top medical colleges in the state. We have also listed out eligibility criteria for the admission of students to medical entrance exam in J&K and other relevant information as in academic information and career opportunities. The ranking of the colleges below is done by the information gathered by state educational board.

Eligibility Criteria for J&K Medical Entrance Exam 2018-2019

JK CET is the Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test. The test is conducted by JAKBOPEE for granting admission to students in different engineering and medical colleges. For medical aspirants in J&K this is the only gateway to get entry in to leading medical colleges Jammu and Kashmir. The exam is conducted for only J& aspirants.

Students must have completed their 17 years of age and have done their class 12th from a school in J&K in order to stand eligible for this exam. Aspirants must have Physics, Chemistry and Biology in their Class 12th.

Ranking Criteria of the Medical Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir

Top medical colleges of Jammu and Kashmir listed below here are rated on certain parameters that are fixed by the state educational board. These parameters are quality of education, affiliations, accreditations, campus infrastructure; medical technologies used student and faculty ratio and placement. Medical colleges that are ranked at the top are being rated as the best institutes on these parameters followed by others. Medical colleges and universities are rated on the basis of survey conducted by educational professionals.

Educational Information of Medical Courses in Jammu and Kashmir

Medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir offer plenty of options. At graduate level students can apply for various courses MBBS/ BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/B. Physiotherapy/ B. Occupational Therapy/Para Medical Bachelor. In addition to these there are few other courses also to which students can apply for as in Lab technician, O.T Assistant, X-Ray Tech, Opthalmic Assistant and Orthitics and Prosthetics.

Some of Specialization open for medical students at J&K are ENT, Pharmacology, Physiology, Pediatrics, Surgery, Dermatology and S & PM.

Career Options as a Medical Graduate

Mostly students are not sure about the career options after medical degree. They think it’s only a physician role that they have to take up. But it’s not that way there are numerous job profiles one can choose for as in surgeon, orthopedic, neurologist, cardiologist, and gynecologist or may choose other professions like audiology, ayurveda or dentistry. Most of the students are recruited by medical organizations in both public and private sector. A medical degree holder indeed can earn huge by treating these patients. Moreover, many medical specialists set up their own clinics or works in hospitals.

Top Medical Colleges in J&K 2018-2019

Colleges Official Website Affiliations Location


Acharya Sri Chander College of Medical & Hospital


Jammu University Gandhinagar, Jammu
Government Medical College


Jammu University Bakshinagar
Government Medical College


Kashmir University Srinagar
Sher I Kashmir institute of Medical Science


Deemed University Srinagar


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