The number of medical colleges in India had almost doubled since 2014, adding to the emphasis on medical education in the country. According to the official data release by the Government of India, the number of medical colleges has been increased almost twice in the last years.
In 2014, there were 387 medical colleges in the country. By 2023, the number of medical colleges in India increased to 660. In 2014 the number of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) stood at seven compared to 22, as of today. Post-graduate medical education received a boost in the last eight years. Today, we have a total of 65,335 post-graduate medical seats in the country which is more than double compared to what it was in 2014. With regard to the number of MBBS seats the number increased from 51,348 in 2014 to 1,01,043 in 2023.