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The top medical colleges in Telangana are host to some of the best educational facilities, accommodation, faculties and peer groups. These have also been ranked among many top medical colleges in India.

  • There are a total of 3 government colleges and 24 private medical colleges in Telangana.
  • Some of these colleges include Osmania Medical College, SVS Medical College, Kakatiya Medical College, Gandhi Medical College, and many more.
  • These colleges offer undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate medical courses to the students. Some of the top medical courses offered by these colleges include MBBS, MD, MS, and M.Ch.

NEET 2020 is scheduled on July 26. Check the latest updates here.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: Rankings

Several private organizations, as well as government agencies, release rankings for top medical colleges across the country every year. These include rankings by NIRF, India Today, QS Rankings, The Week, and many more.

The colleges are ranked across a number of parameters like teaching, placement records, learning and resources, outcomes, and professional practice, among others. Listed below are some of the top rankings for top medical colleges in Telangana as released by various ranking agencies.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: NIRF Ranking

NIRF rankings are released annually by the Ministry of Human Resource Development for different colleges and universities. These rankings are released for different categories, helping the candidates to choose the best one for them.

NIRF ranks colleges across the following parameters: Teaching, Learning & Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcome, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Peer Perception.

Out of all the top medical colleges in Telangana, none has managed to feature among the list of 40 top medical colleges in India in 2020.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: India Today Ranking

India Today releases a list of top colleges across various domains in India. The following table shows the top medical colleges in Telangana as released by India Today in 2019.

College Name

India Today Rank 2019

India Today Rank 2018


Average Annual Fee

Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad




INR 1,88,000

Osmania University




INR 1,20,000

  • Only Osmania University and Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad have been ranked amongst the “top medical colleges” list of India Today.
  • India today has ranked 50 medical colleges from across the country.
  • Osmania University didn’t participate in the survey last year.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: Fee Structure

Studying medicine is an expensive affair, but the fee gets a little relaxed when one studies at a government medical college. In a private medical college though, the tuition fee can be a huge amount to manage. The average medical fees for most colleges touch 7 figures. Here is the fee structure for the top medical colleges in Telangana.

College Name

Average Annual Fees

Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

INR 1,88,000

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

INR 1,20,000

SVS Medical College, Mahbubnagar

INR 12,00,000

Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Nalgonda

INR 45,00,000

Bhaskar Medical College, Hyderabad

INR 10,00,000

Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

INR 3,00,000

Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Peerancheru

INR 60,000

Bhaskar Medical College, Yenkapally

INR 11,55,000

Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar

INR 5,90,000

MNR Medical College & Hospital, Sangareddy

INR 49,50,000

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: Cut Off

Different colleges have varying NEET cut off lists, which makes the students eligible for admissions in these institutes. Traditionally, the colleges that rank higher have a higher cut-off score as compared to the medical colleges that have a low rank. Also, government colleges have a higher cut off as compared to their private counterparts, mainly due to reasons like low fees, better faculty and exposure.

The table below shows the cut off scores generally accepted.


Qualifying Percentile Cut Off

Cut Off Score

Unreserved (UR)



Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR PH)



Scheduled Caste (SC)



Scheduled Tribe (ST)



Other Backward Classes (OBC)












The chart below shows the cut off ranks college wise.

Cut-off Ranks of Top Medical Colleges In Telangana

Source: Official Institute Websites

The cut off depends upon the total number of seats sanctioned, the number of applicants, the performance of the applicants in the particular year, and the cut off trends of previous years.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: Admission Process

With both private and government medical colleges in Telangana, the state is catering to the needs and demands of the medical aspirants. The following graph shows the ratio of private and public medical colleges in Telangana.

Number of Top Medical Colleges in Telagana

Source: Official Survey

The admission process of all top medical colleges in Telangana is the same. Candidates are required to write the NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test) exam, conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

  • All students who have studied biology, physics and chemistry in their Class XII are eligible to write the exam.
  • Once the exam is conducted, its scores are released pretty shortly. The candidates are required to score a minimum percentile in their respective category in order to qualify the exam.
  • Only those candidates who qualify the exam will be eligible to sit for counselling. On the basis of their NEET scores, the students are allotted the colleges as per their preference in counselling.
  • The candidates who are happy with their allotted college, have to block their seat by paying in a token amount.
  • The candidates who aren’t satisfied with their allotted college have the option to sit for the second round of counselling. This process continues until all the seats in the medical colleges across the country are filled.

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Osmania University is one of the 2 colleges from Telangana ranked by India Today among the top medical colleges in India.

  • The number of seats available for the MBBS course in this college is 250.
  • The fee for MD course, diploma medical courses and MS courses in Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad is around INR 56,200.

The following chart compares the course duration of different medical courses offered at Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Various Medical Courses Duration in Osmania Medical College
Source: Osmania Medical College Official Website

Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

Gandhi Medical College has been ranked as the best medical college in Telangana by India Today. The institute has been ranked as 16th in India, an improvement of 4 ranks as compared to last year’s 20th rank.

The following table shows the course durations at Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad.

Course Name

Time Duration

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

5 years

Master of Surgery (MS)

2 years


2 years

Doctorate of Medicine (MD)

2 years

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: Entrance Exam Wise

The medical colleges in India shortlist students for their courses mainly only on the basis of score obtained in NEET and NEET PG exams. Mentioned below are some colleges according to the entrance exam score they accept.

Top Medical Colleges in Telangana Accepting NEET

NEET is conducted by the NTA once every year. The exam is held for the admission to 90,000 seats in various MBBS and BDS colleges in India.

  • This is the one common exam conducted for all medical colleges in the country. It is conducted every year in the month of May.
  • The exam is conducted in 11 different languages including Hindi, English, Oriya, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, and Kannada.
  • There are 180 questions in the paper from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

This year, the exam is set to be conducted on July 26, 2020. Some of the top medical colleges in Telangana accepting NEET score are:

  • Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
  • SVS Medical College, Mahbub Nagar
  • Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
  • Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad


Top Medical Colleges in Telangana: FAQs

Ques. Which college is best for medical studies in Telangana?

Ans.  Among government colleges, Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad and Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad are the best ones to study medicine.

Ques. How many medical colleges are there in Telangana?

Ans.  There are 4 government medical colleges, and 23 private medical colleges in Telangana.

Ques. Which medical college has the lowest fees in Telangana?

Ans.  Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Peerancheru charges the lowest fee of INR 60,000 for the entire course.

Ques. What is the total duration of an MBBS course in Telangana?

Ans. While a few colleges offer an MBBS degree in 4 years and 6 months of academic work, the maximum duration for an undergraduate medical course in Telangana is 5 years.

Ques. What are the other courses offered by top medical colleges in Telangana?

Ans. Along with an undergraduate MBBS and BDS degree, the medical colleges in Telangana also offer postgraduate MS degrees in psychiatry, surgery, ophthalmology, and dentistry, among others. The colleges also offer specialized diplomas and doctorate courses in medicine to the candidates.


8.3 /10

Admission :

KNRIHS is a state university approved by the UGC and offers various courses offers depending on the stream. The candidates who are willing to take admission in Kaloji Narayana Rao University for any UG or PG course, they need to suit the set eligibility criteria. KNRIHS of Health Sciences announces it?s cut off & merit list for different courses to get admission in UG & PG programs every year. There are around 44 for which cutoff will be determined based on the reservation categories and the seats availability. 85% of the seats are reserved for candidates domiciled in the state of Telangana. The remaining 15% are for students from the rest of India. Besides, there are cutoff relaxations for candidates belonging to the PwD, SC, ST and OBC categories. The candidates who are applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in Telangana must have to record themselves for the NEET counseling, All India Quota will be conducted in 2 rounds in online mode.

Faculty :

Teachers here are helpful, qualified and knowledgeable. They clarify our doubts. Even guest lecturers are also provided. This course curriculum is relevant, and it makes students industry-ready. Only in some cases, the course curriculum won't be relevant if any strikes are conducted. However, they make us complete the syllabus within the time. Guest lecturers are also available in our college. Teaching is smart. The course curriculum is followed as per the curriculum, and everyone will follow it.

Campus Life :

Our college provides approximately all labs, library facilities related to only our courses, but they don't have books for other competitive exams in the library. Our course deals with complete world facilities and comfort. The books related to our course should be provided in the library in sufficient number. Many events and fest are conducted in our college every year. Annual day is also celebrated in our college.

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8.7 /10

Admission :

A total of 100 seats are at this college for MBBS. The candidates who are willing to have a career in medicine filed, need to first appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Examination conducted all over India. You need to achieve a valid score in the exam plus 50% marks in the 12th exam from a recognized board. Candidates have to apply online for counselling paying the registration fee. Here they need to provide their name, email id, phone number and NEET score. If eligible based on the NEET score the students will be further contacted for document verification and payment of fees.

Course Curriculum Overview :

A student preparing for MBBS requires a strong practical knowledge and experience to grasp the viewpoints and scope of the course. Our college provides us with more laboratory sessions, which leaves us with a better understanding of the subjects. I am happy with the course curriculum. It?s a 4.5 year course with one year internship. We have exams annually conducted by the university. Three internal exams are conducted by the college for better performance in the university exam.

Faculty :

No negative remarks while talking about Faculty. Our College provides the best doctors as our faculty with a high-end experience. They teach us from the very basic concept and then move in-depth to the chapter which helps in better understanding. The courses are structured in such a way that we may handle the clinical scenario presented by professors. Our faculties try their maximum to uplift us in all aspects.

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8.3 /10

Placement Experience :

Internships for every student is very mandatory for improving and polishing their skills. Here se get opportunities for becoming intern in the college hospital only.Our stipend is decided by the government which ranges to 10k to 15k.There is no Placement guarantee in the college.

College Events :

Seperate labs are available for every specialization subject with all the modern techniques. Whole campus is situated in the heart of nature. Wherever you see, you'll find greenary. Our college is having anti ragging cell which sees that no student is bullying his or her juniors.

Faculty :

The faculty of my college is very talented and knowledgeable people. They teach us very nicely explaining everything deeply. They select their method of teaching as per the complexity of the topic. They'll make you generate a strong bond with your field

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