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The 8 top medical colleges in Kanpur include GSVM Medical College Kanpur, DAV College, Kanpur and CSJM Kanpur University.

  • There are 2 public and 6 private medical colleges in Kanpur offering medical courses like MBBS, BSc Medicine, MD, BAMS, etc.
  • These colleges offer postgraduate medical courses in more than 25 different specializations.
  • Admissions in all these colleges are done only through NEET for undergraduate medical courses and NEET PG for postgraduate medical courses.

Check  GSVM Medical College Kanpur Cutoff

Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: Rankings

The top ranking agencies in India rank different colleges and universities every year for different specializations they offer and also overall. These rankings are based on different parameters like Perception of the University, Faculty Quality, Placements, Fees, etc. Various kinds of lists released by them also include top medical colleges in India.

None of this list mentions any top medical college in Kanpur, though the city has some good colleges for medical education. Some of these top colleges in the city on the basis of Collegedunia rating are listed in the table below.

College Name Collegedunia Rating
GSVM Medical College, Kanpur 7.0
DAV College, Kanpur 6.4
CSJM Kanpur University, Kanpur 6.0
Dayanand Brajendra Swarup College (DBS), Kanpur 4.9

Collegedunia rankings are based on an effective formula which includes the ranking released by different agencies in India. These agencies are given weightage according to their popularity and the reputation they have in the market.

Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: ROI (Return on Investment)

ROI or Return on Investment tells how profitable a particular course is from a particular college. It is the ratio of the average placement package and the average annual fee of the course. Some of the top medical colleges in Kanpur ROI wise are shown in the table below.

College Name Average Annual Fee Average Placement Package ROI Rank
Dayanand Brajendra Swarup College (DBS), Kanpur INR 15,000 INR 2,50,000 1
CSJM Kanpur University (CSJMU), Kanpur INR 24,000 INR 3,40,000 2
Naraina Medical College and Research Center (NMRC), Kanpur INR 81,700 INR 3,00,000 3

*ROI Percentage={(Average Placement Package)/(Average Annual Fee)}*100%

DBS Kanpur emerges as the best medical college in Kanpur for now as we consider their ROIs. The institute charges an average fee of INR 15,000 per annum and offers an average package of around INR 2-2.5 lakh.

Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: Cutoff

The best medical colleges in Kanpur admit students mainly on the basis of score obtained in the NEET entrance exam and NEET PG exam for postgraduate medical courses. Listed below are the GSVM Medical College Kanpur Cutoff scores of NEET accepted for its MBBS course in the previous 2 years.

Category 2019 2018
General 911-2211 887-2182
SC 13493-22125 8160-18374
ST 27908-32203 38693-38693

The chart below shows the cutoff score for different master medical courses offered at GSVM Medical College, Kanpur.

GSVM Medical College Kanpur Cutoff

Source: Official Website

Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: Admission Process

The top medical colleges in Kanpur offer different specializations like Microbiology, Human Anatomy, Cardiology, Anaesthesia, Ayurved, ENT, etc. There are, currently, 6 private and 2 government medical colleges in Kanpur. This ratio is also shown in the chart below.

Top Medical college in kanpur

Source: Official Survey

GSVM Medical College, Kanpur

GSVM Medical College, Kanpur is one of the oldest colleges in Kanpur and was established in 1959.

  • The college is affiliated to Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, and is approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • The college offers various courses for UG, PG and Super Speciality.
  • Aspirants are required to get the minimum qualifying percentile in NEET 2020 to qualify for further admission process.
  • Candidates who belong to any of the categories SC/ST/OBC are required to get 40% marks to qualify for the admission process.
  • Candidates belonging to the General category need 50% marks to be eligible for further admission process.

The following chart shows the college’s MBBS seat division according to different admission modes.

GSVM Medical College Kanpur MBBS Seat Division

Source: Official Institute Website

CSJM University, Kanpur

The CSJM University is one of the most prestigious colleges in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It has well qualified faculty members and a good infrastructure with well equipped laboratory which is very helpful to the students in performing practicals.

  • The cut-off of CSJM University, Kanpur is same as that of GSVM Medical College as the latter is affiliated to the former one.
  • Admissions in this college are also done through NEET and UPSEE exams.
  • For admission to the UG programs, students must pass 10+2 from a recognized board with minimum required marks in the relevant stream.

Check these colleges specialization wise by clicking on the links below.

Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: Entrance Exam Wise

Medical admissions in India are now done mainly through only NEET and NEET PG exams. Other entrance exams like AIIMS have been scrapped now by the government making these 2 exams as the only ‘players’ in the market.

However, not all top medical colleges in Kanpur offer MBBS course, some offer BSc Nursing and other top medical courses. Due to this, there are other exams also which they accept like CPMT, CBSE Pre Medical Test and UPSEE.

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Top Medical Colleges in Kanpur: FAQs

Ques. Which is the test required for taking admission in government colleges in Kanpur, other than NEET?

Ans. For taking admissions into government colleges in Kanpur, one has to write NEET. No other exam gives you the privilege to take admission in government medical colleges in Kanpur.

Ques. Which medical colleges in Kanpur offer the course of B.Sc?

Ans. Below are the names of some medical colleges that offer B.Sc:

  • Dayanand Brajendra Swarup College
  • DAV College
  • Naraina Medical College and Research Centre

Ques. Which is the best private medical college in Kanpur?

Ans. Rama Medical College is the best private MBBS College in Kanpur.

Ques. Which are government medical colleges in Kanpur?

Ans. Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College and Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj (CSJM) University are the top government medical colleges in Kanpur.

Ques. Does GSVM College offer super speciality courses?

Ans. Only the Department of Cardiology of GSVM Medical College offers Super Specialty Courses to the aspirants.


3.5 /10

Campus Life :

Like fiesta department wise function & last year student like farewell. Book is preferred the library Sports & extra curricular activities on the campus like rangoli, singing competition etc

Course Curriculum Overview :

Faculty members are very good & teach the any subject very deeply & understanding all student. My college faculty qualification like, post graduate, PhD holder .

Placement Experience :

My plans getting this degree i want do master Percentage getting student 80% Semester student becomes eligible than do the any job & fill the government job

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3.8 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

I chose this because in kanpur it's having no.1 OPD of physiotherapy. In this faculties is good in basic terms of subjects ,like in your 1st year you would be pleased to have a best teachers ever in your life and later on it seems to be quite enough knowledgeable facilities to understand your main course subjects. The student : faculty ratio is normal level . It means you will have to keep insist yourself to learn the things and manage the topics whichever you wanna clear the doubts . Overall I would suggest you to keep indulge with teachers only so then they will give you their secret ingredient (knowledge). The faculty is of doctorate holders some of master's holder also . There is two times of exam in a year ,Half yearly in January and final exam in may -June.

Loan/ Scholarship Provisions :

There is total amount of 56,513 rupee in 1st year and there is concession of SC,ST and OBC students . There is only scholarship of govt provisional scheme states that who is financially weak can get fees of their during study of course. There is no stipend while doing Duty in OPD of self assisted by University in your 2nd ,3rd and final year . Yes the university provides 1 month clinical posting in GSVM medical college of various departments. There is neither provision of any type of job assurance nor stipend , actually you will have to do Internship from wherever you wanna do .

Placement Experience :

There is only clinical posting which is for final year students. In curriculum students should atleast achieve 50% in theory and 50 %in practical exam to pass out

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9.2 /10

Faculty :

My professors are doctors, and most of them are in their top positions. Additionally, their educational credentials are authentic and they have 20 plus years of teaching experience with a medical background. They have helped us to realize our ability to look after each patient.

Campus Life :

The labs are great, the infrastructure is large, the lab assistant and facility are good, and the sport program and all kinds of sports are timely and you can apply for AIIMS Sport and more. The college conduct so many cultural events which are excellent.

Placement Experience :

There is already a 1 year compulsory internship that is part of the curriculum. So, after graduation, many of us were hired as a permanent resident physician in a single hospital, and many students promoted their clinic and started their own training.

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9.7 /10

Placement Experience :

There is a very good chance of placement if you have graduated from this college. Though after MBBS many students do not look for a job and opt for higher studies, but even if you want to work, you will have many options available. The pay for an MBBS doctor will range from 50,000 to 1 Lacs depending on the hospital and experience.

Campus Life :

It has a world class infrastructure. Smart classes has added more charm. Multistoried classrooms with air condition and Wi-Fi labs high class library. Food court is there which is serving delicious and healthy food since ages. Hostels are well accomodated and having well disciplined aunthority to keep an eye on every students.

Course Curriculum Overview :

The courses offered are designed with a fine blend of theoretical and practical learning and give the students a deep insight into their chosen subjects. The teaching faculty comprises highly qualified medical experts who guide the students with a compassionate and progressive approach.

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