Kasturba Medical College (KMC) was the first college in the private sector to be established and ranks among the top ten medical colleges in the country today. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal was established on June 30, 1953.KMC is recognized by the Medical Council of India, General Medical Council of Great Britain, the Malaysian Medical Council and Australian Medical Council.

More than 18 Crores in Scholarships


Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Offered at KMC, Manipal and Mangalore Campuses

MD/MS/PG Diploma

Doctor of Medicine (MD)/Doctor of Surgery (MS)/
PG Medical Diploma

Course Manipal Campus Mangalore Campus
MD Anaesthesiology
MD Anatomy
MD Biochemistry
MD Community Medicine
MD Dermatology
MD Forensic Medicine
MD General Medicine
MD Hospital Administration
MD Microbiology
MD Paediatrics
MD Pathology
MD Pharmacology
MD Physiology
MD Psychiatry
MD Radio-diagnosis
MD Radio-therapy
MS General Surgery
MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MS Opthalmology
MS Orthopaedics Surgery
MS Otorhinolaryngology
PG Diploma Anaesthesiology
PG Diploma Child Health
PG Diploma Clinical Pathology
PG Diploma Dermatology
PG Diploma Obstetrics & Gynaecology
PG Diploma Opthalmology
PG Diploma Orthopaedics
PG Diploma Otorhinolaryngology
PG Diploma Psychiatry
PG Diploma Radio-diagnosis

M.Sc Courses

Course Manipal Campus Mangalore Campus
MSC Medical Anatomy
MSC Medical Biochemistry
MSC Medical Microbiology
MSC Medical Pharmacology
MSC Medical Physiology
MSC Clinical Embryology
MSC Yoga Therapy

PG Certificate in Panchakarma

Offered at KMC, Manipal Campus

MPhil Psychiatric Social Work

Offered at KMC, Manipal Campus

Doctor of Medicine (DM)

Offered at KMC, Manipal Campus
DM Cardiology
DM Neurology

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh)

Offered at KMC, Manipal Campus
MCh Cardiothoracic Surgery
MCh Neuro Surgery
MCh Paediatric Surgery
MCh Urology


The Health Sciences Library is one of the best libraries in Asia which provides services like E- Learning Centre , Reference Service, Current Awareness Service, Audio-Video Viewing, Internet Access Wi-Fi, DELNET Online..and many more


There are fully equipped laboratories attached to all the departments of KMC which helps the students to develop psychomotor skills which are very essential for the effective practice of medicine.

Simulation Centre

The Medical Simulation Centre of Manipal University is first of its kind in a private Indian University; it is a new concept in the field of medical education to provide learning by close to realistic clinical experiences.

Anatomy Museum

The anatomy museum at KMC, Manipal is one of the best museums in Asia. It has more than 1000 odd dissected specimens of the human body- adult, foetus and other animals.


  • Consistently ranked amongst the top 10 medical colleges in India in a survey conducted by independent agencies.
  • Provides primary healthcare to over 65,000 people in Udupi district.
  • Strong linkages to national and international universities.


KMC is involved in research in different fields of medical sciences. The faculties as well as students are involved into such research activities.

Journals and Publications 3119
Seminars / Workshops 339
Books Published       38
Research Projects    92
Clinical Trials               138


The college definitely is more than an academic abode. The myriad of guest lectures, clinical exposure and extracurricular activities makes for one of the best curriculums in the country. With amazing infrastructure and a dedicated faculty, KMC Manipal has stood beyond my expectations. This is where lives are nurtured.

Sutirtha Ray,
7th Sem

KMC is a melting pot of diverse cultures and filled with rich learning experiences. It is a place to healthy place to blossom academically, professionally and socially.

Dr Steve Serrao,
1996 batch

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