Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, boasts of being the first private medical college in India and is ranked as one of the top five private medical colleges in the country. The college has the provision of admitting Indian as well as international students. Kasturba Medical College has been granted recognition from the Medical Council of India.

Name of the Institution Kasturba Medical College
Type of Institution Medical
Location Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
Ownership Private
Accreditation/ affiliation Manipal University
Courses Offered MBBS, MD, MS, M.Sc, PG Medical Diploma, MCH, DM, M.Phil, PG Certificate
Departments/ Branches
  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Cardiology
  • Medical Oncology
  • E.N.T
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pharmacology
  • Nephrology
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology
  • Physiology
  • Yoga
  • Plastic surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Biochemistry
  • Anesthesiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Immuno Hematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Ayurveda
  • Microbiology
  • Physical Education
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Admission Procedure Admissions to the MBBS course take place on the basis of the entrance examination that is conducted by the Medical Council of India. The application forms can either be downloaded from the official website of the university or collected through post.
Scholarships The institute has the provision of scholarships that are offered to:

  • Full scholarship for applicants who rank within 500 in the entrance examination.
  • Sir Ratan Tata Traust scholarships for students who rank 1 to 30 in the first year MBBS.
  • The Kadambi family offers scholarship to students who excel in academics and sports.
Fee Structure
  • MBBS – INR 28,22,500 (Total course fee)
  • M.Sc (Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology) – INR 98,000 (total course fee)
  • M.Sc (Yoga Therapy) – INR 26,000 (total course fee)
  • M.Sc (Clinical Embryology) – INR 2,66,000 (total course fee)
  • M.Phil – INR 50,000
  • MD – INR 19,00,000 – 33,00,000 (total course fee)
  • PGDM, MCH – INR 30,00,000 (total course fee)
  • MDS – INR 18, 08,500 (total course fee)
  • Hostel Deposit – INR 7,500 – INR 50,000
Placement The institute has an active placement cell.
Examinations & Results The college conducts its examinations through the semester system.
Established in the Year 1953
Website http://www.manipal.edu/
Facts & Figures Number of seats for MBBS – 250Number of students who are on the roll – 2041

Number of courses that are offered – 47

Events Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society, International Seminar on Holistic and Integrative Dermatology