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Updated On - September 23rd 2019, Updated By - Vidhyaa

KMC Manipal Fees, Admission 2021 & Courses

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is India‘s first private medical college in India that was established in the year 1953. In the starting years, the college used to offer only pre-clinical courses and for an internship, candidates had to go Mangalore. The proper clinical program was introduced in the year 1969 and got recognition in 1958 by Medical Council of India. KMC, Manipal got recognition by the Indian Government in the year 2008. The main aim of the college is to produce the finest medical professionals to serve the nation and world. The college has many departments like:

  • Department of Anesthesiology 
  • Department of Anatomy 
  • Department of Ayurveda
  • Department of Biochemistry 
  • Department of Cardiology
  • Department of ENT 
  • Department of Forensic Medicine 
  • Department of Immunohaematology 
  • Department of Opthalmology 
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Pathology 
  • Department of Radio Diagnosis

KML, Manipal has organized exchange programs with foreign institutions like:

  • Loma Linda University, USA
  • Operation Eyesight Universal, Canada 
  • Tayside University, Dundee
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
  • Maastricht University, Netherlands.

In these exchange programs, students are given international learning exposure where they can share and learn many ideas. 

KMC Manipal Highlight Table

College Name Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal
College TypePrivate
AffiliationManipal University (MU)
Admission Criteria BasicEntrance/Merit Based
Apply ModeOnline & Offline


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KMC Manipal Admission Process 2021 

  • The selection of candidates is done through NEET UG for MBBS.
  • Admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses is done through NEET-PG respectively. 
  • Candidates are shortlisted as per rank of NEET. 
  • For admission to DM and M.Ch is on the basis of the score of NEET SS.
  • For admission in M.Sc. science candidates must have applied for Manipal University online Entrance examination (MU – OET).
  • Admission will be confirmed after the counselling process and on payment via online and offline. 
  • KMC, Manipal offers free-ships and merit cum mean scholarship.


KMC Manipal Application Form Process 

  • Candidates applying for the centralized admission process must register on the concerned authority website as per the schedule.
  • For online mode, candidates need to visit the online application page of college.
  • Fill all the mandatory details.
  • Upload a photograph and a copy of the signature.
  • Make payment offline or online mode and submit the form. 
  • Offline payment can be made in favour of “Manipal University”, payable at Manipal or Udupi.
  • Correspondence Address:
    • Director, Indian Admissions,
      Room No. 102
      Manipal University,
      Manipal -576104
      Karnataka, India 


Documents Required:

  • Hall Ticket 
  • Marksheet and Passing certificate of 10+2 examination
  • Character Certificate from Head of Institution 
  • Four recent size and identical passport size photograph 
  • MBBS degree and mark sheet
  • Certificate of compulsory rotatory internship 
  • MD/MS mark sheet and certificate 
  • PAN Card


KMC Manipal Courses 

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal offers 15 medical programs at UG and PG level. It offers courses like MBBS, M.Sc. Yoga Therapy. M.Sc in Sciences. MD, MS, M.Ch, DM, M.Phil, PG diploma and PhD. The courses are offered in different specializations so that students are able to make a liberal choice according to their interest.  The list of courses offered in KMC,  Manipal as follows.

Course Name SpecializationEligibility CriteriaGet Detail Fees
Community Medicine 
Venereology and Leprosy
Forensic Medicine
General Medicine
Hospital Administration
Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion 
Must be MBBS or PG Diploma from an MCI recognized institution Click Here
MSGeneral Surgery 
Obstetric and Gynaecology
Must be MBBS or PG Diploma from an MCI recognized institution
PG Diploma Anesthesiology
Child health 
Must be MBBS or PG Diploma from an MCI recognized institution
M.Sc.Clinical Embryology
Clinical Embryology
Genetic Counselling
Yoga Therapy 
Candidates who are B.Sc with  Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Reproduction, Bioscience, Biotechnology, or Physiology as one of the subjects with minimum 60% marks in the qualifying exam.
B.Sc. with at least in one subject of biological sciences or BAMS or MBBS or BPT or B.Pharm or any other professional graduation with minimum 50% marks.
B.Sc. in Nursing /Human Genetics/Human Biology/Medical Biotechnology/Molecular Biology and Allied Health with a minimum of 50% marks. 
Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks 
DM Cardiology 
MD in General medicine or Pediatrics or respiratory 
MChCardiothoracic Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Candidates must be M.Sc. in General surgery
M.Phil Psychiatry 
Social Work
MSW degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate
PhD Anatomy 
Clinical Embryology
MBBS or Post Graduate Degree in Medical Sciences from university /institution recognized by MCI 

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Important Points for PG Admission 

  • Genetic Counselling candidates must appear in person for final selection for an interview.  
  • 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 must have done an internship on or before April 30th, 2021 to the eligible admission. 
  • They must have got the registration done from MCI/State Medical Council and Karnataka. 


Important Points for M.Phil and PhD Admission 

  • The minimum duration of PhD is there years and candidates must not exceed beyond 6 years.
  • Students who are UGC NET/CSIR NET/ICMR/DBT/Inspire fellowship are exempted from giving online entrance test. 


KMC Manipal MBBS Admission 2021   

Admission to MBBS course is done on the basis of the valid rank obtained in the NEET UG. The counselling for 15% of seats will be done by DHGS, New Delhi. If seats remain vacant after DGHS counselling remaining students will be admitted through a round of counselling for the remaining seats. Other 85 % seats will be filled under state quota whose counselling conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. Students can also apply through management quota seats.

KMC Manipal Admission Dates (Tentative)

Application form for NEET UGStart Dates Deadline  
MBBSJanuary 2021March 2021
Admit CardApril 2021N/A
Entrance examination MBBS May 2021N/A
Result Announcement June 2021N/A
Schedule of NEET SS2021
Application for NEET SS 2021 examination April 2021May 2021
NEET SS 2021 Examination June 2021June 2021
Result Declaration July 2021N/A
MU-OET 2021
Application for MU - OETNovember 2021March 2021
MU-OET 2021 Examination April 2021N/A
Declaration of ResultMay 2021N/A


KMC Manipal Ranking 

  • Ranked 5th among Top Medical Colleges in India by India Today, June 2021.
  • Ranked 9th amongst Top medical colleges in India by India Today in 2021. 
  • Ranked 2nd amongst top private Medical Colleges in India by The Week, June 2021
  • Ranked 8th among the top medical colleges in India by The Education world in June 2021.
  • Ranked 9th among the top medical college in India by the Outlook survey in June 2021. 


KMC Manipal Scholarship 

  • The college offers a scholarship to the meritorious students who scored within 500 ranks in the entrance exam. 
  • Sir Ratan Tata scholarship is offered to the students who rank 1 to 30 in the first year of MBBS. 
  • Kadambi family offers a scholarship to the top of the students who are strong in academics as well as in sports.








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