Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC) is one of the most prestigious medical institutes in India. It is a private medical institute that has a long list of achievements. No other private medical college from Tamil Nadu has made it to the top-10 list medical college in India by any ranking agency.

The college has been consistent in its ranking, as it has been ranked #3 by NIRF #3 by Outlook #2 by India today #2 by The Week. All the ranking agencies which have ranked the medical college of India have consistently ranked Christian Medical College in top-5 from last 4-5 years, which shows the performance of the college and the name and reputation it has made since it establishment.

CMC Vellore Ranking Highlights 2020

Ranking (Medical category) Year Ranked At
NIRF 2019 3 out of 100
Outlook-India 2020 3 out of 100
The Week 2019 2 out of 126
India Today 2019 2 out of 100

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CMC Vellore NIRF Ranking 2019

NIRF, National Institutional Ranking Framework, was launched in 2015 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India. To give the general ranking to the institutes across India each year.

Christian Medical College has maintained its ranking which #3 for last 3-4 years.

The table below is the list of parameters and score CMC, Vellore scored in each parameter out of 100.

CMC Vellore NIRF Parameter Score

The table below is the list of top-10 medical colleges by NIRF, and the score they got in 2019. We can see the list that the CMC, Vellore is rank third among top medical colleges in India. AIIMS DELHI is the best medical college in the country and is ranked number one in India.

Rank Name NIRF Score
1 AIIMS New Delhi 90.71
2 Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research 78.73
3 Christian Medical College 73.61
4 Kasturba Medical College 62.03
5 King George`s Medical University 61.73
6 Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research 59.27
7 Banaras Hindu University 58.52
8 Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences 57.12
9 Aligarh Muslim University 56.34
10 Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute 55.32

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CMC Vellore Outlook Ranking 2020

The ranking forum considers its own parameters which are Institute Profile (200), Academics (250), Infrastructure and Facility (175), Personality Development Exposure (200) and Placement and Graduating Income (175). Final scores are calculated using the sum total of all of these parameters.

CMC Vellore ranks third in the outlook ranking in the Medical category of 2020.

The table below is a list of parameters involved in the ranking and score scored by Christian Medical College, Vellore in each parameter.

CMC Vellore Outlook Ranking Parameter Score

The table below is the list of top-10 medical college as per THE OUTLOOK ranking agency.

Rank Name Overall Score(1000)
1 AIIMS Delhi 880
2 AFMC 854
3 Christian Medical College 830
4 St. John'S Medical College 805
5 JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute Of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research) 788
6 Faculty Of Medical Sciences (King George's Medical University 786
7 Grant Government Medical College & Sir J J Group Of Hospital 778
8 Institute Of Medical Sciences 766
9 Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital 764
10 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 754

All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi scored the highest in all of the given parameters and bagged the first position while Armed Forces Medical College is next behind it. Christian Medical College, St. John'S Medical College and Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is the private institute ranking among the country’s top 10 medical institutes.

CMC Vellore The Week Ranking 2019

The Week has ranked CMC Vellore at second position which is consistent since last two years. AIIMS Delhi has topped the list likewise in other rankings too. Given below is list of colleges ranked by The Week Ranking

Institute Name The Week 2019 Ranking The Week 2018 Ranking Score
AIIMS Delhi 1 1 835
CMC Vellore 2 2 634
JIPMER Puducherry 3 4 620
AFMC Pune 4 3 616
Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi 5 5 583
Institute of Medical Science, BHU 6 6 564
Grant Medical College 7 9 536
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 8 8 522
Bangalore Medical College, Bengaluru 9 10 494
Madras Medical College, Chennai 9 11 494

Further studying the list we get to know that AIIMS DELHI, CMC Vellore, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi has maintained their positions. GMC Mumbai, KMC Manipal BMCRI Bengaluru are some of the colleges that have made a positive change in their ranking in 2019 as compared to their ranking in 2018.

CMC Vellore India Today Ranking 2019

From the last two years, CMC Vellore has maintained its position of rank 2 in the India Today ranking.

The below table shows the list of top10 medical colleges in India for the last three years.

Institute Name India Today Rank 2017 India Today Rank 2018 India Today Rank 2019
AIIMS 1 1 1
CMC 3 2 2
AFMC 2 3 3
Maulana Azad Medical College 4 4 4
King George’s Medical College NA 6 6
Institute of Medical Science, BHU 10 7 7
Lady Harding Medical College NA 9 8
Vardhaman Medical College NA NA 9
Grant Medical College NA NA 10

From the above table, we can see and analyze that the Christian Medical College Vellore is consistently in top-3 since 2017. Which shows the consistency and hard work of the college. Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Grant Medical College are the new entrants into the list of the top-10 medical college in India in 2019