New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences has emerged as the “youngest” institute on the list of top 10 medical colleges in the country released by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) recently.

The ILBS, an autonomous institute under the Delhi government, has been ranked ninth on the list. It was established in 2009.

The ILBS is the “youngest” among the top 10 medical colleges, according to an institute statement.

Other institutions on the top 10 list were established between 1823 and 1962.

The NIRF rankings were released on Tuesday.

The 217-bedded super specialty hospital is one of the two institutes from Delhi that made it to the top 10, the other being All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

The ILBS, currently the only government medical college running a fully fledged liver and kidney transplant programme in the country, got an overall score of 57.12 and stood ahead of other reputed institutes such as AMU, Jamia, UCMS and Kasturba Medical College.

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