Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, offers medical education in a wide range of disciplines, at various degree levels.

Kasturba Medical College

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, is the first medical college in the private sector in India. Also known by the name, KMC manipal, the college came into existence in June 30, 1953. Initially, it started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal and the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. Later on with the clinical programme having commenced at Manipal in 1969, it became a full-fledged independent college.

Kasturba Medical College Manipal received recognition from Medical Council of India (MCI) in 1958. KMC Manipal consistently ranks among the top 10 medical colleges in the country. The college is affiliated to Manipal University in Karnataka.


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:

Post Graduate Diploma:
The college offers the following PG diploma courses:
PG Diploma in Medicine
    PG Diploma (Anesthesia)
    PG Diploma (Child Health)
    PG Diploma (Clinical Pathology)
    PG Diploma (Dermatology)
    PG Diploma (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
    PG Diploma (Ophthalmology)
    PG Diploma (Orthopedics)
    PG Diploma (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
    PG Diploma (Radio Diagnosis)
    PG Diploma (Venereology & Leprosy)

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
    MD (Anaesthesiology)
    MD (Anatomy)
    MD (Biochemistry)
    MD (Community Medicine)
    MD (Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy)
    MD (Forensic Medicine)
    MD (General Medicine)
    MD (Microbiology)
    MD (Paediatrics)
    MD (Pathology)
    MD (Pharmacology)
    MD (Physiology)
    MD (Psychiatry)
    MD (Radio-Diagnosis)
    MD (Radiotherapy)
    MS (Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)
    MS (General Surgery)
    MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
    MS (Ophthalmology)
    MS (Orthopaedics)

    DM (Cardiology)
    DM (Neurology)
M. Ch
    M. Ch (Cardio Thoracic Surgery)
    M. Ch (Neurosurgery)
    M. Ch (Paediatric Surgery)
    M. Ch (Urology)


Candidate must pass Higher Secondary (10+2 level) or equivalent examination from a recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and a minimum of 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.

Post Graduate Diploma:
Minimum qualification required is that a candidate must have MBBS Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Post Graduate:
M D / M S - Candidate must have MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by Medical Council of India. Those applying under MAHE category must have studied and passed MBBS degree from Manipal University or sister institutions.
Admission Procedure:

Admission is done on the basis of candidate’s performance in EPSI National Admission Test (ENAT).

Post Graduate:
M D / M S - Admissions are made on the basis of rank obtained in an all India EPSI National Admission Test (ENAT).

Entrance Test: ENAT

Post Graduate Diploma:
Admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in an all India EPSI National Admission Test (ENAT).
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Contact Address:
Kasturba Medical College
Madhav Nagar
Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
Phone: +91-8252-2571201 - 2571230
Fax: +91-8252-2571927, 2570061, 25
Website: http://www.manipal.edu

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