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Location: Manipal
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Kasturba Medical College (KMC) in Manipal is the first self-financing private medical institute that began its services in India in the year 1953. Kasturba Medical College has gained respect over the years by providing top- notch medical education with the latest and innovative teaching methods. The institute has maintained its consistency by creating space in top ten medical colleges in India list every year. 

Besides attracting Indian students, the institute also attracts students from 30 different countries hence making it an institute with Rich cultural diversity. The institute offers Undergraduate (UG) and Post-graduate (PG) level courses in Medicine and the degrees are widely accepted across the globe. 

Kasturba Medical College is a certified institution of eminence, certified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The institute was ranked fourth by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018. The NIRF is the ranking system devised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in India. KMC was ranked third in the same year by Outlook. 

Kasturba Medical College is situated in the Manipal University campus only which is stretched over 600 acres with all the amenities for the students and the faculty. The campus has museums, various sports grounds, well-equipped labs, gymnasium and indoor multipurpose sports complex which is par in excellence with international standards. On the digital front, the campus is enabled with high speed wi-fi facilities and offers e-learning facilities with 24-hour access to the digital library. The KMC has its own hospital with 2,032?beds with industry leading medical and emergency care facilities. 

Kasturba Medical College Highlights

Year of establishment 1953 
Campus Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (Mangalore) 
Recognised by Recognized by UGC-MHRD as Deemed to be University Approved by Medical Council of India (MCI) General Medical Council of Great Britain Malaysian Medical Council Australian Medical Council American Medical Association 
Modes of education Full-time Classroom 
Gender-intake Co-ed 
Number of courses offered Undergraduate courses - 1 (MBBS) Postgraduate courses - 55 (in various disciplines) 
Stipend paid Rs 25,000 per month 
Official website https://manipal.edu/kmc-manipal.html 
Application mode (when admission are open) Online 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: Programmes Offered 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses medicine, from MBBS to MD, MS and from MPhil to MSc courses. Refer to the section below for courses offered by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. 

Undergraduate Courses 

Programmes Duration Eligibilty 
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) 4.5 years + 1 year compulsory rotating internship NEET UG 2020 
Medical (UG) electives 4.5 years + 1 year compulsory rotating internship NEET UG 2020 

Postgraduate Courses

Programmes Duration Eligibility 
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
3 years NEET PG 
MS (Master of Surgery) 3 years NEET PG 
MCh (Master of Chirurgiae) 3 years NEET PG 
MSc Forensic Science 2 years MET 2020 
MSc Clinical Embryology 2 years MET 2020 
MSc Medical Courses (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology and Genetic Counselling) 2 years MET 2020 
MPhil (Master of Philosophy) - Psychiatric Social Work? 2 years MET 2020 
Advanced training programme in clinical genetics 1 year MET 2020 
Advanced training programme in diabetes care 1 year MET 2020 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: Admission Process 


Eligibility: Candidate should be 17 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission. He/she must have passed class 12?with an aggregate of 50% or above in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. 

Entrance Test: Admission to MBBS course in Kasturba Medical College, Manipal will be based on the performance in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG. Those who qualify the examination will be eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET. 


For MD/MS programmes 

Eligibility: A candidate must possess an MBBS degree for MD/MS course from an institute recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). 

Candidate should appear for MET 2020 and should have qualified NEET PG 2020 national entrance exam. 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: Scholarships 

Kasturba Medical College offers various scholarships to the candidates who aspire to pursue MBBS. The total number of scholarships given each year to the candidates for MBBS are 19 (11 at Manipal campus and 8 at Mangalore campus). The various scholarship grants are mentioned below: 

  • Kasturba Medical College has two campuses one is in Manipal and the other is in Mangalore, both the campuses offers the Kalam-Pai scholarship to two candidates (one from each campus) who secure All India NEET Rank in the range 1-100. 

  • The institute grants Freeship Scholarship to the candidates who have secured all India NEET Rank under 2000. ?The institute grants merit-cum-means scholarship to the candidates with All India NEET rank from 2001 and 5000 for MBBS. The scholarship percent will be based on the parent’s annual income. 

  • The institute also offers scholarship to the candidates who have studied at any of the AGE/Dr TMA Pai Foundation Institutions, based on their All India NEET rank for admission to MBBS course. 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: International Collaborations 

Kasturba Medical College being one of the most prestigious and top-ranked medical college in India has collaborations and student and faculty exchange programme with some of the prestigious universities around the globe. Below are some of the universities: 

  • Leiden University Medical Center 

  • University of Kentucky 

  • University of Mississippi 

  • Maastricht University 

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Accepted ExamsMET
Popular CoursesM.Sc. , MD
Total Courses70 courses across 3 streams