K S Hegde Medical College

K S Hegde Medical Academy is commonly referred as KSHEMA. The medical college is managed by NITTE educational trust, which manages a number of professional colleges in Karnataka. Till 2009, the college was affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and now it is affiliated to NITTE University.

The college is named after its founder, the late K S Hegde, former Justice of the Supreme Court of India and former Speaker of Lok Sabha.

Eligibility Criteria for admission

  • The candidates applying for UG courses should have completed 2nd PUC or 12th standard or any other equivalent examinations.
  • The candidates applying for PG courses should have a MBBS degree from a recognized University and the K S Hegde Medical College admissions for the PG courses are done based on the scores obtained in All India Entrance Examinations.

The admissions under the general category for UG courses are processed through the marks scored in All India Entrance Test, NUUGET (NITTE University UG Entrance Test) which is conducted by NITTE University.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • MBBS

Postgraduate Courses

  • MD Anaesthesiology
  • MS E.N.T
  • MD Dermatology
  • MD General Medicine
  • MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS Ophthalmology
  • MD Pediatrics
  • MS Orthopaedics
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Anatomy
  • MD Radiology
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Community Medicine
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Psychiatry

K S Hegde Medical College fee structure differs for the UG and PG courses and it is competing with other Universities and Colleges. K S Hegde Medical academy fee structure is provided to the candidates during the counseling time.

Students could use the previous year medical entrance model papers to attend NU UGET. It may help them to get a clear idea about the exams.


  • Spacious lecture halls
  • Central Library
  • Demonstration rooms for each department
  • Museums
  • Laboratories
  • Hostels
  • Sports and recreational facilities
  • Gym
  • Transport facilities

College Information:

College Name K S Hegde Medical Academy
College Address Nityanandanagar, Deralakatte, Mangalore, Karnataka
Phone Number 0824 – 2204490/91/92
Email ID of the Management dean.kshema@nitte.edu.in
Website Address nitte.edu.in/kshema
Nearest Airport 27 kms
Nearest Railway Station 15 kms
Number of MBBS Seats Admission in 2014 150
  a. Qualifying Exams   NUUGET
Number of PG Seats Admission in 2014 69
  a. Qualifying exams         All India Entrance Examination
Medical College Hospital Indicators per Day  
  a. OPD Attendance   1543
  b. Casualty   81
  c. Admissions           162
  d. Bed Occupancy   93%
  e. Surgeries    
  i. No. of Major Surgical Operations   54
  ii. No. of Minor Surgical Operations   69
  f. Deliveries    
  i. No. of Normal Deliveries   04 - 05
  ii. No. of Caesarian Sections   02 - 03

Source : www.mciindia.org

Last Updated : Apr'2014