Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was the first private medical college in India established in 1953. It got recognition in 1958 by the Medical Council of India & in 2008 from the Government of India. The institute comes under the aegis of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). KMC offers degree and doctoral programs in the discipline of Surgery, Medicine, Super Speciality, Forensic Science and many more. Admission is done on the basis of entrance exams and cutoff criteria of the institute.

MET 2021 Important Dates

Events Dates
M.Sc (Clinical Psychology) April 17, 19 & 20, 2021
M.Sc (Audiology, Speech-Language Processing) June 6 & 8, 2021
All Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) programs June 5 & 7, 2021
M.Phil (Clinical Psychology) June 6 & 8, 2021
M.Sc (Clinical Embryology) June 5 & 8, 2021

Kasturba Medical College Highlights

Institute Type Private
Approved by MCI
Affiliated to MAHE, Manipal
Entrance Exam National: NEET UG, NEET PG, NEET SS
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode Online
Official Website https://manipal.edu/kmc-manipal.html

Kasturba Medical College Ranking

  • Ranked 9 for Medical by NIRF 2020.
  • Ranked 13 for Medical by Indiatoday 2020.
  • Ranked 9 for Medical by The Week 2020.

Kasturba Medical College Courses

KMC offers UG, PG and Ph.D programs in the discipline of Surgery, Medicine, Super Speciality, Forensic Science and many more. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
MBBS - 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology and English with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + obtained a valid score in NEET UG
MD - MBBS degree from an Institution / University recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) and Internship completion date should be on or before 31.03.2020 + obtained a valid score in NEET PG

Candidates holding foreign degree must be registered practitioners in the Country from where they have obtained their degree and must obtain a temporary registration certificate from Medical Council of India (MCI)

MS -
M.Sc (Medical) Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Genetic Counseling, Forensic Science Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
M.Sc Clinical Embryology B.Sc with Reproduction/ Zoology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioscience/ Physiology with a minimum 60% aggregate marks
MCh Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Urology MS in General Surgery + obtained a valid score in NEET SS
DM Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Medical Genetics, Nephrology, Neurology  MD in General Medicine or Paediatrics + obtained a valid score in NEET SS
Ph.D Psychiatric Social Work MSW (Social Work) with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks

 

Kasturba Medical College Admission

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on ‘Apply’.
  • Fill out the form carefully.
  • Upload a photograph and signature.
  • Select the program and enter your address.
  • Select a mode of payment.
  • The application fee is INR 600 (for General Category) and INR 2500 (for Foreign/ NRI/ NRI Sponsored Category). Pay it using your preferred means.

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in the following entrance exams followed by Statement of Purpose and PI:

Course Entrance Test
MBBS NEET UG
MS, MD NEET PG
MCh, DM NEET SS

 

Kasturba Medical College Scholarships

KMC Manipal awards a scholarship for Post Graduate (PG) students under the following categories

  1. Kalam-Pai, Freeship and Scholars Scholarship for MBBS & BDS Programs
  2. Merit Scholarship for MD and MDS Programs
  3. Freeship, Scholar and Achiever Scholarships for BTech
  4. Freeship, Scholar and Achiever Scholarships for BPharm
  5. Scholar and Achiever Scholarship for All Other Under Graduate (UG) & Post Graduate (PG) Programs
  6. Board Toppers Scholarship for All Under Graduate (UG) Programs
  7. Scholarships for Academy of General Education Students (SAGES)
  8. Academy of General Education (AGE) Scholarship for AGE Students
  9. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for B.Sc. Nursing students
  10. Merit Scholarship for BTech (Lateral Entry) students from Manipal Group Polytechnic Institutions
  11. Merit Scholarships for Foreign / Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Category Students
  12. Merit Scholarship for Konkani speaking students
  13. Merit Scholarship for Children of Manipal Alumni
  14. Scholarship scheme of interest subsidy on education loan for MAHE students
  15. AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver
  16. Kadambi scholarship
  17. ITC scholarship

Kasturba Medical College Faculty

Listed below are some of the departments along with a number of highly experienced faculty members:

  • Department of Anaesthesiology - 26 Faculty Members
  • Department of Anatomy - 17 Faculty Members
  • Department of Biochemistry - 11 Faculty Members
  • Department of Cardiology - 6 Faculty Members
  • Department of Clinical Embryology - 8 Faculty Members
  • Department of Neurosurgery - 5 Faculty Members

Kasturba Medical College - [KMC], Manipal Fees & Eligibility

COURSE FEES ELIGIBILITY
M.D ₹24.3 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
Fellowship ₹8 Lakhs (Total Fees) Post Graduation
M.Sc ₹1.24 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50% + MET
M.Ch ₹16.6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.Phil ₹1.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation with 55%
DM ₹25.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.D ₹19.8 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) MBBS + NEET

 

Kasturba Medical College - [KMC], Manipal Fees & Eligibility

Course Fees Eligibility
M.D ₹24.3 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
Fellowship ₹8 Lakhs (Total Fees) Post Graduation
M.Sc ₹1.24 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50% + MET
M.Ch ₹16.6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.Phil ₹1.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation with 55%
DM ₹25.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.D ₹19.8 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) MBBS + NEET

KMC, Manipal MBBS Admission 2022

The degree course of MBBS is being offered at KMC for duration of four and a half years with one-year compulsory rotating internship course.

All admissions will be done on the basis of the valid rank obtained in the NEET UG. The counselling for 15% of total seats of MBBS will be done by DGHS, New Delhi. If seats remain vacant after DGHS counselling, then they are sent back to the college for further counselling as per the established norms.

The remaining 85% seats will be filled under state quota to be filled through counselling conducted Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).

MBBS aspirants can also apply for management quota seats.

The minimum academic eligibility remains pass in 10+2, A level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually.

List of Courses:

Course Name Eligibility Selection Process
MBBS Pass in HSC or equivalent with minimum 50% marks in Physics/Chemistry/Biology or Biotechnology taken together (40% in case of reserved category candidates) NEET UG

Key Points to remember for MBBS Admission:

  • Candidates who comes under general category must secure minimum 50 percentile and reserved category must get 40 percentile to qualify NEET.
  • Candidates applying for KEA State Level Counselling (KCET) must satisfy eligibility norms of the Karnataka State.
  • The college may call eligible candidates for spot counselling as well after final declaration of vacant seats by DGHS.

KMC, Manipal PG Admission 2022

KMC offers a number of post graduate courses in various specializations. Medical aspirants can apply for courses like MS, MD, PG Diploma, M.Sc. in Medical Sciences and Yoga Therapy. The duration of MS and MD is three-year and two-year for those who have obtained PG Diploma in the same specialty. PG Diploma, M.Sc. in Medical Sciences and Yoga Therapy are of two-year duration.

The selection process to all PG courses and Diploma is strictly based on National and University Level Entrance Examination. For selection in MS/MD/PG Diploma, candidates’ valid ranks of NEET PG will be taken into consideration followed by counselling conducted by DGHS. Candidate must have completed their internship bu March 31.

In case of M.Sc. in Medical Sciences, candidates must appear in MET. The college will announce a merit based on All India Ranks and admissions will be finalized only after payment of requisite fees.

Admission in M.Sc. in Yoga Therapy will be done on the basis of Merit in the qualifying examination.

List of Courses:

Course Name Specializations Eligibility Selection Process
MD Anesthesiology Pass in MBBS or PG Diploma from an MCI recognized institution NEET PG
Anatomy
Biochemistry
Community Medicine
Dermatology Venereology & Leprosy
Emergency Medicine
Forensic Medicine
General Medicine
Hospital Administration
Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion
Microbiology
Paediatrics
Pathology
Pharmacology
Physiology
Psychiatry
Respiratory Medicine
Radiodiagnosis
Radiotherapy
MS General Surgery
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.
M.Sc. Clinical Embryology B.Sc. with Reproduction, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioscience or Physiology as one of the subjects with minimum 60% marks in qualifying examination. MET
Anatomy

B.Sc with at least one subject of Biological Sciences or BAMS or MBBS or BHMS or BPT or B.Pharm or any other professional graduation with minimum 50% marks.

Biochemistry
Forensic Science

Completed BSc (Criminology / Forensic Science / Criminology & Forensic Science / Computer Applications / Computer Science / Information Technology)

OR

Completed BSc with any one of the following Subjects: Physics / Chemistry / Botany / Zoology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Statistics

OR

Degree in Law

Microbiology B.Sc with at least one subject of Biological Sciences or BAMS or MBBS or BHMS or BPT or B.Pharm or any other professional graduation with minimum 50% marks.
Pharmacology
Physiology
Genetic Counselling

Completed MBBS / BDS / BSc Nursing / BSc with (Human Genetics / Human Biology / Medical Biotechnology / Molecular Biology) / Allied Health Sciences programs with minimum 50% marks, from recognized university

Key Points to remember for PG Admission:

  • Genetic Counselling candidates must appear in personal interview for final selection.
  • Candidates holding B.Sc. degree with Physics and Chemistry as optional subjects are considered for admission to M.Sc. Biochemistry.
  • All MS/MD/PG Diploma candidates must complete their compulsory rotating internship on or before April 30, 2021 to be eligible for admissions.
  • They must also obtain permanent registration from MCI/State Medical Councils and Karnataka Medical Council and submit the same on or before the beginning of new session.

KMC, Manipal DM & MCh Admission 2022

The College also offers Super Specialty programs of DM and MCH in four specializations. These courses are of three-year duration.

Candidates who wish to apply must sit for NEET SS examination followed by Counselling by DGHS.

Only candidates who secure a valid rank in NEET SS will be eligible for admissions.

List of Courses:

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Selection Process
DM Cardiology MD in General Medicine or Pediatrics from an MCI recognized institute NEET SS
Neurology
Gastroenterology
Medical Genetics
Nephrology
MCh Cardiothoracic Surgery MS in General Surgery from an MCI recognized institute
Neurosurgery
Pediatric Surgery
Urology

KMC, Manipal M.Phil Admission 2022

At research level, KMC offers degree of M.Phil. in Psychiatric Social Work.

Those who wish to study M.Phil. must appear in entrance test conducted by the concerned department followed by short listing through personal interview.

List of Courses:

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Selection Process
M.Phil. Psychiatry Social Work MSW degree with minimum 55% marks in aggregate Departmental Written Test and Personal Interview

Kasturba Medical College Application Process 2022

For admission in this college, candidate can apply through Online or Offline mode respectively.

  • Candidates applying for Centralized Admission Process must register on the concerned officiating authority website as per the schedule.
  • For Online Mode, go to the Online Application Page of College.
  • Fill up basic details including personal, contact, academic and program details.
  • Upload a photograph and a copy of signature.
  • Proceed to make the payment in offline or online mode and submit the form.
  • For Offline Mode, download the pdf form from the college website.
  • Take a print out, fill the form duly and send it to given address.
  • Online payment can be made through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking.
  • Offline payment should be done via DD of requisite fee to be made in favour of “Manipal Academy of Higher Education”, payable at Manipal or Udupi.
  • Application Fees: INR 2500
  • Correspondence Address:

Director, Indian Admissions,
Room No. 102,
Manipal Academy of Higher Education,
Manipal - 576 104
Karnataka, India

Documents required at the time of Admission:

  • Hall Ticket
  • Mark sheet and Passing certificate of 10+2 examination
  • Character Certificate from the Head of Institution
  • Four recent and identical passport size photograph
  • MBBS degree and mark sheet
  • Certificate of permanent registration with any state Medical Council in India
  • Certificate of compulsory rotatory internship
  • MD/MS Marksheet and Certificate
  • PAN Card

Scholarship

  • MBBS students enrolled in KMC can avail Free-ship and merit cum mean scholarship based on their NEET UG ranks.
  • Candidates securing NEET rank within 1000 are eligible for Free-ship which is 100% fee waiver.
  • While candidates securing NEET rank within 5000 are eligible for merit-cum-mean scholarship.
  • The amount of scholarship will be decided on parent’s annual income.
  • The merit-cum-means scholarship table is as given below:
Annual Income of Parents Scholarship on tuition fee
Upto INR 3 lakhs 100%
Above INR lakhs upto INR 5 lakhs 90%
Above INR 5 lakhs upto INR 7.5 lakhs 75%
Above INR 7.5 lakhs upto INR 10 lakhs 50%
Above INR 10 lakhs upto INR 12.5 lakhs 25%
Above INR 12.5 lakhs 10%

Note: Eligible candidates should submit attested photocopy of the latest Income Tax (IT) return form as proof of parents’ annual income at the time of counseling or admission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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KMC, Manipal Fees & Eligibility

Course Fees
Eligibility
M.D ₹24.3 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
Fellowship ₹8 Lakhs (Total Fees) Post Graduation
M.Sc ₹1.24 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 50% + MET
M.Ch ₹16.6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.Phil ₹1.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation with 55%
DM ₹25.4 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Post Graduation + NEET-SS
M.D ₹19.8 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) MBBS + NEET
COURSE
M.Sc Forensic Sciences, M.Sc. Medical Anatomy, M.Sc Medical Biochemistry, M.Sc Medical Microbiology, M.Sc Medical Physiology, M.Sc Medical Pharmacology,
M.B.B.S.,
M.Sc, M.Sc (Medicine), MD, MS,

Courses General
MD General Medicine
916-55625
MD Radiodiagnosis
1602-3317
MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology
1609-44993
MD Paediatrics
3202-7322
MS General Surgery
3689-9917
MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology
3914-10939
MS Orthopaedics
4225-57935
MD Anaesthesiology
6403-14949
MD Respiratory Medicine
6630-9518
MS Ophthalmology
7515-9813
MD Psychiatry
8299-10234
MD Radiotherapy
12917-17354
MD Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion
17910-24412
MD Pathology
22792-42295
MD Community Medicine
36846-38015
MD Pharmacology
46477-61648
MD Microbiology
51013-51013
MD Anatomy
58411-58411
MD Forensic Medicine
74969-74969
Dr. Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Associate Dean

Other faculty details

Dr Abhishek Rao Kordcal

Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology

Dr Ajithkumar Pillai

Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology

Dr Anne D Souza

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy

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Dr Arvind Kumar Pandey

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy

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Dr B Shivananda Baliga

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry

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Dr Padmanabha Udupa E G

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry

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Dr Abdul Razak

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology

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Dr Ashwal A J

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology

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Dr Guruprasad Kalthur

Professor, Department of Clinical Embryology

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Ms. Keerthana K Poojary

Lecturer, Department of Clinical Embryology

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Dr .Kirthinatha Ballala A B

Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine

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Dr Divya Venkatesh Pai

Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine

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Dr Ganesh Pai C

Professor, Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Dr Dhivya Kandasamy

Associate Professor, Department of Immunohaematology

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Dr.Deepika Chenna

Assistant Professor, Department of Immunohaematology

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Dr Ananth Pai

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology

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Dr Abhijith Kumar

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

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Dr Chidanand Kulkarni

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

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Dr Amrath Raj BK

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

Dr Ashwath M Acharya

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

Dr.Harsha R Acharya

Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery

Dr Nitin G Pai

Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery

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