Medical Teachers: Are we on Right Track?

Sneha Kumari, Saudan Singh, Jugal Kishore


Globally, the largest medical education system is in India. In the year 2017, there are 460 medical colleges in India, where qualifications are recognized by the Medical Council of India; these medical schools have a combined capacity to provide medical education for 63,985 students.[1] The Medical Council of India’s motto is to provide quality medical care to all Indians through promotion and maintenance of excellence in medical education. More than 40,000 faculty are estimated to be working in various medical colleges based on the MCI norms.[2]

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