Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore

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About Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore was established in the year 1955. It is a constituent college of Manipal Academy of Higher Education. It is recognized by University Grant Commission and Medical Council of India.

It is one of the top private colleges which provides medical education. The college offers quality education in the field of Medicine. KMC Mangalore Admissions are based on the score secured in NEET and through counseling. KMC offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and certificate courses in the medical discipline.

The college has a teaching hospital with a bed strength of 500. KMC is recognized by Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates as one among 20 International Medical Schools. KMC provides state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities like library, hostels, etc. 

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Table of Contents
1 Highlights
2 Courses
3 Rankings
4 Departments
6 Eligibility Criteria
8 Hostel Details

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Highlights:

Year of Establishment



UGC, MCI, General Medical Council of Great Britain, Malaysian Medical Council, NIRF

Infrastructure Facilities

Library, Laboratory, Hostels, etc.


203, Light House Hill Rd, Hampankatta, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575001


Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Courses:

  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS]
  • Master of Surgery [MS]
  • Doctor of Medicine [MD]
  • Master of Science [M.Sc Medical]
  • Certificate Course
    • Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Rankings:

  • Ranked 5th among Top Medical Colleges in India by India Today in the year 2014
  • KMC was ranked 8th among Top 25 Medical Colleges in India Source by Outlook Magazine in 2014
  • Ranked 9 among Top 30th Medical Colleges in India Source by Week Hansa Magazine, in 2014
  • It was ranked 2nd among Top Private Medical Colleges in India by The Week in 2013
  • KMC was ranked 5th among Top Medical Colleges in India by The Education world in the year 2013

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Departments:

  • Department of Anaesthesiology
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Audiology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Cardiology
  • Department of Community Medicine
  • Department of Dermatology
  • Department of Forensic Medicine
  • Department of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Orthopaedics
  • Department of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Department of Paediatrics
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Department of Radiodiagnosis & Imaging
  • Department of Radiotherapy & Oncology
  • Department of Surgery 
  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Urology

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Infrastructure Facilities:

  • The Library at KMC Mangalore has a collection of over 10,000 books and subscribes to 350+ journals.
  • The college has a teaching hospital attached to the campus with 500-bed strength.
  • It provides 7 lecture halls equipped with modern audio-visual teaching aids.
  • Other facilities include Laboratories, Hostels, etc.

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Ranking

Medical Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 22
India Today 26

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 7 Student's Reviews
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 6/7 students

Contact Details and Location

Address : State Highway 65, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Manipal University - [MU], Manipal and accredited by MCI.


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Entrance Exams for Admission

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Eligibility Criteria:




  • The candidate must have passed 10+2/ A level/ IB/ American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology, and English from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks.


  • The candidate must have passed MBBS from a University/ College recognized by MCI and should have completed Internship on or before 31st March of the current academic year.


  • The candidate must have passed BSc in relevant stream/ BAMS/ MBBS/ BHMS/ BPT/ BPharm or equivalent from a recognized University and with a minimum of 50% in the qualifying exam.

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Admission Procedure:

  • Admission will be done on the basis of the rank in NEET and through centralized common counseling conducted by DGHS.
  • Students can apply online on the website of Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore.

Courses and Fees Structure of Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore

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Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13.08 Lakh

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Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 41.93 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 56.47 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13.08 Lakh
Master of Surgery [MS]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 59.42 Lakh
Master of Surgery [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 37.58 Lakh
MBBS  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 55.80 Lakh

MBBS Reviews

M.B.B.S., batch of 2019
  • Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore is one of the best medical colleges in India. Ranked among the top 20 medical colleges, students here hail from diverse backgrounds.
  • The institution has a student-friendly campus, fully equipped labs, great staff, and has one of the largest anatomy museum and health sciences library in the world.
  • The exposure provided to the students is incredible, with four hospitals equipped with the most modern upgrades in the medical field.
  • The college also has allied health sciences and dentistry departments. 

  • Kasturba Medical College promotes associations to many fields be it cultural, sports, literary or even extra academics.
  • There are inter college and inter-batch competitions every year in which students take part with great vigor.
  • The college promotes the talent of all kinds and gives equal importance to academics and extracurriculars.
  • Also, common festivals are also celebrated in the campus.
  • Life in college is good.

Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30.45 Lakh
Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 33.75 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13.08 Lakh

Hostel Details

Kasturba Medical College, [KMC] Mangalore Hostel Details:

  • The college has separate hostels for boys and girls with single/ double/ triple sharing.
  • 5 hostels for girls and 4 hostels for boys.
  • The hostel has various facilities like water purifiers, T.V. Room, Solar water heater, Reading room, Wifi facility, and, many more.
  • KMC Mangalore Infrastructure Facilities include Library, Laboratories, Hospital, etc.

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