Kasturba Medical College Mangalore

Kasturba Medical College Mangalore is a constituent college of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (formerly known as Manipal University). The Medical Council of India (MCI), the General Medical Council of Great Britain, and the Malaysian Medical Council all recognise Kasturba Medical College Mangalore.

The NMC has approved KMC Mangalore, which is affiliated with the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University). It was India’s first self-financing medical college. KMC has graduated students from over 50 countries, and their degrees are recognised worldwide.

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore are two private medical colleges in coastal Karnataka, India, founded in 1953. The colleges began as a single entity and later split into two colleges with their own teaching hospitals. KMC was India’s first self-financing medical college. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, an Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University, is comprised of the colleges.

Light House Hill Rd, Hampankatta, Karnataka, is the location of the college. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport, which is 13.6 kilometres away. The nearest railway station, Mangalore Central Railway, is 1.1 km away. Students can catch a bus from the Navabharath Circle Bus Stop, which is 1.5 kilometres from the college.


Name of InstituteKasturba Medical College Mangalore
Popular NameKMC, Mangalore
Year of Establishment1953
Institute TypeDeemed University
Karnataka NEET Counseling Conducting AuthorityKarnataka Examination Authority (KEA)
Affiliated toManipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University), Manipal
Approved byNational Medical Commission (NMC)
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Entrance Exam For UG CoursesNEET UG Exam
Entrance Exam For PG CoursesNEET PG Exam
CourseMBBS, MD/ MS
Official Websitehttps://manipal.edu/kmc-mangalore.html
CategoryMedical Colleges in Karnataka
ContactAddress: Light House Hill Road, Hampankatta, Mangalore, Karnataka
Email: kmcmng@manipal.edu 
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

Affiliation, Recognition and Aid Status 

  • Affiliated with: Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University), Manipal
  • Approved by: National Medical Commission (NMC).
  • Aid Status: Private

Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Academic Buildings: KMC Mangalore has well-equipped academic buildings with modern classrooms, lecture halls, and seminar rooms. These spaces are designed to facilitate interactive learning and accommodate a large number of students.
  • Library: The college has a vast and well-stocked library with an extensive collection of medical books, journals, and online resources. It provides a conducive environment for study and research.
  • Laboratories: KMC Mangalore houses various laboratories for practical training in different medical and science disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, and pathology.
  • Medical Simulation Center: To enhance clinical skills, KMC Mangalore has a simulation center that replicates real-life medical scenarios. This allows students to practice and refine their skills in a controlled environment.
  • Hospital Facilities: The attached teaching hospital, Kasturba Hospital, Mangalore, is a multi-specialty hospital with a wide range of departments and services. It offers the opportunity for clinical exposure and hands-on training to medical students.
  • Hostel Accommodation: There are separate hostels for male and female students with comfortable living quarters. These hostels offer a safe and conducive environment for students to reside during their course of study.
  • Sports and Recreation: KMC recognizes the importance of a balanced lifestyle, and it provides facilities for sports and recreational activities. Students can engage in various sports and cultural events.
  • Cafeteria and Dining: The campus has cafeterias and dining halls that provide nutritious meals to students and staff. They cater to diverse dietary preferences.
  • Transportation: The college offers transportation services to facilitate commuting for students and staff, ensuring easy access to the campus and hospital.
  • Auditoriums and Conference Halls: There are well-equipped auditoriums and conference halls for hosting academic events, conferences, seminars, and cultural activities.
  • Research Facilities: KMC Mangalore encourages research activities, and it provides laboratories and resources for students and faculty to conduct medical research.
  • IT Infrastructure: The campus is equipped with a robust IT infrastructure, including high-speed internet connectivity, computer labs, and access to medical databases for research purposes.
  • Security: The college ensures the safety and security of its students and staff with a dedicated security team and surveillance systems.

Faculty And Staff

  • Teaching Faculty: The teaching faculty at KMC Mangalore includes professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and lecturers across various medical and healthcare disciplines. They are responsible for delivering lectures, conducting practical sessions, and guiding research projects.
  • Clinical Faculty: KMC Mangalore has a strong clinical faculty comprising experienced doctors, specialists, and consultants who provide clinical training and supervision to medical students. They work in the affiliated teaching hospital, Kasturba Hospital, Mangalore.
  • Administrative Staff: Administrative staff members handle various administrative and logistical aspects of the college and hospital. This includes roles in admissions, finance, human resources, and general administration.
  • Support Staff: Support staff includes personnel responsible for maintaining the campus, cleaning, security, and other essential services that contribute to the smooth functioning of the institution.
  • Research Scholars: Graduate and postgraduate students pursuing research programs often assist in research projects under the guidance of faculty members. They play a vital role in the institution’s research initiatives.
  • Library Staff: The library is managed by a team of librarians and support staff who assist students and faculty in accessing resources and maintaining the library collection.
  • Medical Technicians: Technicians in various departments, such as pathology, radiology, and laboratory sciences, support the teaching and diagnostic functions of the institution.
  • Counselors and Career Advisors: These professionals provide guidance and counseling services to students, helping them navigate academic challenges and make informed career choices.
  • IT Support: IT professionals ensure that the college’s technology infrastructure, including computer labs and network systems, functions smoothly.
  • Hospital Support Staff: In the attached teaching hospital, Kasturba Hospital, Mangalore, you’ll find a wide range of healthcare professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, technicians, and administrative staff, all working together to provide patient care.
  • Research Assistants: Research assistants assist faculty and researchers in conducting experiments, gathering data, and analyzing research findings.
  • Public Relations and Communications: Professionals in this department handle communication, public relations, and outreach activities, helping promote the institution’s achievements and initiatives.
  • Security Personnel: Security personnel ensure the safety and security of students, faculty, staff, and visitors on the campus.
  • Librarians: Librarians are responsible for managing the library’s resources, helping students and faculty with research, and curating the collection of books and journals.
  • Guest Lecturers and Visiting Faculty: Occasionally, KMC Mangalore invites guest lecturers and visiting faculty members who bring specialized expertise and knowledge to the institution.

Course Offered and Seat Intake

For UG Courses

Course NameTotal SeatDuration
MBBS2505.5 [4.5+1 Year Internship]

PG Course

MD General Medicine 30MD Pathology 13
MD Pediatrics 11MD Anesthesiology 15
MS General Surgery 10MD/MS Obstetrics and Gynecology 15
MD Microbiology 8MD Biochemistry 6
MS Orthopedics 6MD Physiology 5
MS Ophthalmology 5MD Radiodiagnosis/Radiology9
MD/MS Anatomy 4MS ENT 5
MD Pharmacology 3MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy 3
MD Psychiatry2MD Radiotherapy/ Radiation Oncology2
MD Respiratory Medicine2MD Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine4

MBBS Internship

SubjectsCompulsory time duration for Internship
Community MedicineTwo months
Medicine, including 15 days of PsychiatryTwo months
Surgery, including 15 days of AnaesthesiaTwo months
Obstet./Gynae. including Family Welfare PlanningTwo months
PediatricsOne month
Orthopedics including PMR15 days
E.N.T15 days
Ophthalmology15 days
Casualty15 days
Elective posting15 days
Total 1 Year

Course Syllabus 

For UG course (MBBS)

NamePre Clinical Para ClinicalClinical
SemesterSemester 1 – 2Semester 3 – 5Semester 6 – 9 
SubjectsBiochemistryCommunity MedicineCommunity medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology)
AnatomyForensic MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
PathologySurgery and allied subjects
MicrobiologyClinical postings
Clinical postings

Fees Structure

For UG Courses

Specifics Fees Structure
Caution Deposit (Refundable)Rs. 10,000/-
2023-24 Batch I Installment Tuition FeeRs. 10,99,000/-
2023-24 Batch Installment Other Fee Rs. 6,71,000/-
Total Fees Rs. 17,80,000/-

For PG Courses

SpecializationDurationAnnual Tuition FeeTuition Fee (Total)Other Fees (Total)Total Course Fee (Total)
MD Anaesthesiology3 years₹10,000₹13,54,000₹8,24,000₹21,88,000
MD Anatomy3 years₹10,000₹3,65,000₹1,20,000₹4,95,000
MD Biochemistry3 years₹10,000₹3,65,000₹1,20,000₹4,95,000
MD Community Medicine*3 years₹10,000₹7,76,000₹4,74,000₹12,60,000
MD Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy3 years₹10,000₹17,78,000₹10,82,000₹28,70,000
MD Emergency Medicine3 years₹10,000₹16,42,000₹9,98,000₹26,50,000
MD Forensic Medicine3 years₹10,000₹3,65,000₹1,20,000₹4,95,000
MD General Medicine3 years₹10,000₹17,30,000₹10,52,000₹27,92,000
MD Hospital Administration*3 years₹10,000₹10,55,000₹6,45,000₹17,10,000
MD Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion3 years₹10,000₹12,10,000₹7,40,000₹19,60,000
MD Microbiology*3 years₹10,000₹8,71,000₹5,29,000₹14,10,000
MD Paediatrics3 years₹10,000₹17,78,000₹10,82,000₹28,70,000
MD Palliative Medicine*3 years₹10,000₹8,71,000₹5,29,000₹14,10,000
MD Pathology3 years₹10,000₹12,10,000₹7,40,000₹19,60,000
MD Pharmacology*3 years₹10,000₹7,48,000₹4,52,000₹12,10,000
MD Physiology3 years₹10,000₹3,65,000₹1,20,000₹4,95,000
MD Psychiatry3 years₹10,000₹13,54,000₹8,24,000₹21,88,000
MD Radiodiagnosis3 years₹10,000₹21,07,000₹12,81,000₹33,98,000
MD Radiotherapy3 years₹10,000₹12,31,000₹7,49,000₹19,90,000
MD Respiratory Medicine3 years₹10,000₹12,31,000₹7,49,000₹19,90,000
MS General Surgery3 years₹10,000₹15,80,000₹9,61,000₹25,51,000
MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology3 years₹10,000₹15,80,000₹9,61,000₹25,51,000
MS Ophthalmology3 years₹10,000₹16,42,000₹9,98,000₹26,50,000
MS Orthopaedics3 years₹10,000₹17,78,000₹10,82,000₹28,70,000
MS Oto-Rhino-Laryngology3 years₹10,000₹16,42,000₹9,98,000₹26,50,000
NOTE: The above-shared fees can vary from the actual fees and are subject to change. To know the exact fee structure, candidates can connect with a counseling expert at the Admission Helpline No. 9667542500.

MCC Counseling Registration

1Visit MCC Official WebsiteGo to the official MCC Counselling 2023
2Find the Registration LinkLocate and click on the “Registration” or “New Registration” link on the homepage.
3Read the InstructionsCarefully read and understand the provided instructions, guidelines, and eligibility criteria.
4Fill in Personal DetailsEnter accurate personal information: full name, date of birth, gender, contact number, email, etc.
5NEET UG DetailsProvide NEET UG exam details: roll number, application number, and exam year.
6Generate Login CredentialsCreate a unique username and strong password for future access to the counseling portal.
7Payment of Registration FeePay the prescribed fee using available online payment options. Follow provided payment instructions.
8Verify and SubmitReview entered information, make corrections if needed, and submit the registration form.
9Confirmation and PrintoutReceive a confirmation message/email upon successful submission. Print or save as PDF for records.
10Keep Registration Details SecureSafely store registration number, login credentials, and payment receipt for future reference.

Counselling Fee


Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000Rs. 500
Deemed UniversityRs. 5,000Rs. 5,000

Security Fee (Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,0000Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversityRs. 2,00,000Rs. 2,00,000

MCC Counselling Process

MCC will be the conducting the counselling process for admission to Medical, Dental Colleges and Nursing Colleges for the AIQ, Central Institutes, University, AIMS, JIPMER , Deemed universities, AMU, BHU and etc. The Counselling will be held in Four Rounds Namely Round 1, Round 2, Round 3 and additional Round known as Stray vacancy round which will be the last round for the counselling and admission. Here’re are some details about each round given below:


  • Register for Main Counseling: Visit www.mcc.nic.in and register for Round-1 by paying a Non-Refundable Registration fee and Refundable Security Deposit.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Choose your preferred institutes and courses during the specified days and lock your choices.
  • Seat Allotment Round-1: Based on your choices and merit, seats will be allotted in Round-1.
  • Result Publication: The Round-1 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College with original documents. Those who want to upgrade to Round-2 must report with their original documents.


  • Candidates Not Allotted in Round-1: If you weren’t allotted a seat in Round-1, no need to register again. You will automatically be considered for Round-2.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-2: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 must register for Round-2 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-2: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-2 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-2 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-2, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College. Upgraded candidates must take relieving from Round-1 seat and join Round-2 seat.


  • Candidates Not Allotted in Previous Rounds: If you were not allotted a seat in Round-1 or Round-2, no need to register again. You will be considered for Round-3.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-3: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 or Round-2 must register for Round-3 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-3: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-3 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-3 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-3, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College.


  • Fresh Registrations: Candidates must register for the Final Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Elimination: Candidates with allotted seats in other rounds will be eliminated from the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Stray Vacancy Round: The AIQ Stray Vacancy Round for vacant seats will be conducted online by MCC of DGHS, MoHFW.
  • Seat Allotment: Seats will be allotted based on merit in the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Joining Allotted Seat: If allotted a seat in the Stray Round, the candidate must join the allocated seat/college. Failure to join will result in debarment from NEET examination for 01 year and forfeiture of fees.

(Note: Candidates can participate in Round-2 or Round-3 directly without fresh registration if they are not allotted a seat in the previous round. Upgraded candidates cannot claim their previous round seat.)

Required Document

For UG Courses

  • SSLC/10th standard mark Sheet
  • 2nd PUC/12th standard mark Sheet
  • Final print out of online application form
  • Original copy of chalan for having paid the registration fees
  • NEET admission ticket
  • Study certificate issued by school
  • NEET Rank letter 
  • Two recent passport size photogrraphs 
  • Migration Certificate (Those who are studied under other than PU Board, Karnataka) 
  • Eligibility Certificate (Those who are studied under other than PU Board, Karnataka) 
  • Adhaar Card

For PG Courses

  • High School/Secondary School Certificate for date of birth
  • Provisional Pass Certificate and Mark sheets of every year of MBBS
  • Internship completion certificate
  • Permanent/ Provisional Registration Certificate
  • NEET PG admit card
  • NEET PG Score card
  • Domicile certificate

Eligibility Criteria

Qualify Exam NEET conducted By  NTA
NationalityApplicants must be Indian citizens. NRI candidates with Indian passports are also eligible to apply. Under the NRI Category, overseas citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian origin (PIO) are eligible to apply.
Age Limit17 years old (as of December 31). The upper age limit for General category candidates is 25 years, while for SC/ST/OBC candidates, it is 30 years.
QualificationCandidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects. 
Qualifying MarksThey must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (for General category candidates) and 40% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates) in the qualifying examination.

NEET UG Cut Off 2023

CategoryQualifying criteriaNEET Cutoff 2022NEET Cutoff 2023
UR/EWS50th Percentile715-117720-137
OBC40th Percentile116-93136-107
SC40th Percentile116-93136-107
ST40th Percentile116-93136-107
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile116-105136-121
OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
SC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
ST & PH40th Percentile104-93120-108

Eligibility Criteria For Post-Graduate courses

Entrance Exam:NEET PG Exam 
AgeNo age restrictions
InternshipMandatory experience of 1-year internship after MBBS course
QualificationCandidates must have an MBBS  degree from a recognized educational institute or Equivalent Graduate degree. Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks to sit for the Exam PG exam, qualifying via which they will get admission to PG courses

NEET PG Cut-Off 2023

CategoriesCut off percentile 2023Cutoff marks 2023

Kasturba Medical College Mangalore Cut-Off 2022 (AIQ Quota)

Category First Round Second RoundMop-Up RoundStray Vacancy Round 
AIRMarks AIRMarks AIRMarks AIRMarks 
Open 624665306307852953905542

Contact Details

Kasturba Medical College Mangalore

  • Address: Light House Hill Road, Hampankatta, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Email: kmcmng@manipal.edu
  • Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500
  • Official Website: https://manipal.edu

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteKasturba Medical College Mangalore

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the official website for Kasturba Medical College Mangalore?

A. The official website of KMC Mangalore is https://manipal.edu/kmc-mangalore.html

Q. How many seats are there for Medical aspirants at Kasturba Medical College Mangalore?

A. There are 250 seats available for MBBS students at Kasturba Medical College Mangalore.

Q. What are the admission requirements for medical programmes in Kasturba Medical College Mangalore?

A. Students must perform well on the NEET exam in order to be admitted to the Kasturba Medical College Mangalore

Q. Is Kasturba Medical College Mangalore a govt. or private medical college?

A. Kasturba Medical College Mangalore is a private medical college.

Q. What is the location of Kasturba Medical College Mangalore?

A. The address of KMC Mangalore is Light House Hill Road, Hampankatta, Mangalore, Karnataka.

Q. When was Kasturba Medical College Mangalore launched?

A. KMC Mangalore was launched in the 30 June, 1953.

Q. Which university is affiliated with Kasturba Medical College Mangalore?

A. KMC Mangalore is affiliated with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University).

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