Kerala is considered as one of the states with an excellent medical infrastructure. There are many best medical colleges in Kerala to study MBBS. But in the 2020 NIRF rankings only one college found its way to the top 30s. In this blog, we will try to rank the top 10 colleges in Kerala based on my private research and reviews.

Top 5 Medical Colleges in Kerala

Ranking College Name City Seats
1 Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Kochi 100
2 Government Medical College, Trivandrum Trivandrum 250
3 Government Medical College, Kozhikode Kozhikode 250
4 Government Medical College, Thrissur Thrissur 175
5 Government Medical College, Kottayam Kottayam 175

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research – Kochi

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research is the only medical college in this list which got a rank in the top medical colleges in India rankings by the NIRF. It was inaugurated by our former PM Vajpayee on 17 MAY 1998.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in  Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Government Medical College – Trivandrum

Government Medical College ,Trivandrum is one of the oldest colleges in Kerala. This college was inaugurated by the first PM of India Pandit Jawaharlaal Nehru, It was inaugurated in 1951. 

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in  Government Medical College, Trivandrum

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Government Medical College – Kozhikode

Government Medical College, Kozhikode is also one of the oldest colleges in Kerala. This college was inaugurated by the former Governor of Kerala Dr. B. Ramkrishna Rao, on 29 MAY 1957.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in  Government Medical College, Kozhikode

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR)  720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Government Medical College – Thrissur

Government Medical College, Thrissur is one of the top medical colleges in Kerala. It is also a leading Institute in several fields of medicine. It was inaugurated on 1st April 1982 by the former Governor of Kerala Jyothi Vencatachellum.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in  Government Medical College, Thrissur

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%

Government Medical College – Kottayam

Government Medical College, Kottayam is one of the top medical colleges in Kerala.This college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Science. It was inaugurated in December 1962.

Cutoff Required to Study MBBS in  Government Medical College, Thrissur

Category NEET Score (2020) Minimum Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 720-147 50%
EWS / PH 146-129 45%
SC 146-113 40%
ST 146-113 40%
OBC 146-113 40%
SC – PH 128-113 40%
ST – PH 128-113 40%
OBC – PH 128-113 40%