Kasturba Medical College

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Kasturba Medical College (KMC)

Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Manipal, Karnataka was established as the first self-financing private medical college in India. Established by Dr. T.M.A. Pai on 30 June 1953, KMC Manipal is one of the premier medical colleges we have. The first graduation batch of KMC received recognition by the Medical Council of India, General Medical Council of Great Britain, the Malaysian Medical Council and United States Medical Licensing Examination Board in the later years. Kasturba Medical College and Hospital is the first college to have received the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) accreditation.

Programs offered at Kasturba Medical College

Getting into Kasturba Medical College- Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to KMC must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Admission is based upon the rank obtained by candidate in the said exam. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.

Eligibility criteria KMC

Eligibility to apply for KMC MBBS exam 2017

  • Candidates applying to MBBS program at KMC must be Indian Nationals, Foreign nationals must have OCI/PIO cards.
  • Candidates must be born on or before on or before 31.12.2000.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent, A level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together.


Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.

NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Examination pattern

The question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours.
The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology

Section Number of questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Percentage of seats reserved
General 50
PH 45

NEET Syllabus

The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

MBBS Fees at Kasturba Medical College

Notable alumni Kasturba Medical College

Devi Shetty
Chairman and Founder of Narayana Health

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor
Malaysian orthopaedic surgeon and the first Malaysian astronaut

Annapoorna Kini
American Cardiologist

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