Kasturba Medical College

Kasturba Medical College

PB No - 53, Light House Hill Road, Hampanakatta, Mangalore - 575001

Established: 1953

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College Type: Deemed University


Courses Offered
MD in: Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Dermatology, General Medicine, Microbiology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology,Radiodiagnosis

MS in: General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Opthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology

PG Diploma: Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pathology, Child Health, Opthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology

MSc in: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Physiology

Kasturba Medical College was Established by Dr T.M.A. Pai on 30 June 1953, KMC was the first private sector medical college in India. The college started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal and the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. With the clinical program commenced at Manipal in 1969 with the setting up of Kasturba Hospital, it became a full-fledged independent college and Mangalore becoming a separate constituent college, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.

KMC Manipal ranks among the top 10 medical colleges in India today. Students from 44 countries have graduated from KMC, and the medical degree (MBBS) is recognized worldwide, including by the General Medical Council and ECFMG.