Kasturba Medical College

Kasturba Medical College popularly known as KMC Manipal was established in the year 1953. The Kasturba Medical College was started only with a pre-clinical section in Manipal. In 1969, the clinical programmes were started and it became a full-fledged independent college from the year 1969.

Kasturba Medical College is the first college among the private sector colleges and today it ranks among the top five medical colleges in the country. Students from 44 countries have graduated from this college and the degree KMC Manipal is recognized worldwide.

Eligibility Criteria for admission

  • The candidates applying for Kasturba Medical College Admission should take up a competitive exam - Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MUOET).
  • The students are admitted on the basis of the scores obtained in the MUOET.
  • The candidates applying for PG courses should hold MBBS degree and score minimum pass marks in the specified entrance or qualifying exams.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • MBBS

Postgraduate Courses

  • MD Anaesthesiology
  • MD Anatomy
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Community Medicine
  • MD Dermatology
  • MD Venereology and Leprosy
  • MD Forensic Medicine
  • MD General Medicine
  • MD Hospital Administration
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Psychiatry
  • MD Radio-diagnosis
  • MD Radio-therapy
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • MS Ophthalmology
  • MS Orthopaedics
  • MS Otorhinolaryngology

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Anesthesiology
  • Diploma in Clinical Pathology
  • Diploma in Child Health
  • Diploma in Dermatology
  • Diploma in Venereology and Leprosy
  • Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology
  • Diploma in Orthopedics
  • Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology
  • Diploma in Psychiatry
  • Diploma in Radio-diagnosis

Kasturba Medical College fee structure varies for PG and UG courses. Kasturba Medical College fees also differ for students admitted through MUOET and other qualifying entrance exams.

Students can take up regular online PG Medical coaching to clear MUOET as it is a highly competitive exam and thousands of students apply for few hundred seats.


  • Laboratories
  • Central Library
  • Internship program
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Sports

College Information:

College Name Kasturba Medical College (KMC)
College Address Madhav Nagar , Manipal, Karnataka, India – 576104
Phone Number 0824 – 2423654, 2422271
Email ID of the Management dean.kmc@manipal.edu
Website Address www.manipal.edu
Nearest Airport 13 kms
Nearest Railway Station 3 kms
Number of MBBS Seats Admission in 2010 250
  a. Qualifying Exams   CETK
Number of PG Seats Admission in 2010 172
  a. Qualifying exams         CETK
Medical College Hospital Indicators per Day  
  a. OPD Attendance   1065
  b. Casualty   466
  d. Bed Occupancy   74%

Source : www.mciindia.org

Last Updated : Sep'2010