Kasturba Medical College

Tiger Circle Road, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka, India - 576104


Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, was well-recognized as the first private medical college established in 1953 in India. But, the College got recognition by the Medical Council of India in 1958. In 2008, KMC got recognition from the Government of India. KMC’s functioning comes under the functioning of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). KMC being the top medical college in Manipur offers various courses to the students. It provides degree and doctoral programs in varied disciplines, Medicine, Surgery, Forensic Science, Super Speciality, and others. Students got admission in KMC based on the college cut-off and entrance examination. 


Check out the highlights of KMC with recent updates: 

Type of the InstitutePrivate
Approved byMCI ( Medical Council of India)
KMC Affiliated to MAHE, Manipal
Entrance examinationsNational: NEET ( UG, PG, SS)
Courses provided at KMCUG, PG & Ph.D
Mode of ApplyingOnline
Official websitehttps://manipal.edu/kmc-manipal.html

Thousands of medical aspirants are looking for the best medical college in India. Their search ends here at IIRF Platform, where they get a list of top medical colleges. Among the top medical institute, KMC is one, that proffers medical students with varied UGPG and Doctorate programs in their respective fields programs.


KMS has the world’s best and knowledgeable Faculty. The institute is known for having specialized faculty, There are many departments in KMC along with highly qualified and experienced professionals. 

The Departments are as follows:

  • The Department of Anaesthesiology has almost 26+faculty members.
  • 17+ faculty members are there in the Department of Anatomy.
  • 6+ faculty members are there in the Department of Cardiology.
  • 11+ Faculty members are there in the Department of Biochemistry.
  • Department of Clinical Embryology have 8+Faculty
  • Department of Neurosurgery have 5+ Faculty


KMC is the home of more than 10,000 proud scholars, Alumni. KMC is honored to call their toppers their alumni. Let’s meet some KMC Alumni. 

  • H. Sudarshan Ballal
  • Sheikh Muszaphar
  • Annapoorna Kini

Courses and Eligibility

CourseSpecializationEligibility procedure
MBBS 12th with subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology/Biology, equivalent to at least 50% of marks with a valid score in NEET undergraduate.
MD Students must have an MBBS degree from a renowned college/ university recognized by MCI ( Medical Council of India). With an internship and a valid score in NEET Postgraduate.
M.Sc ( Medical)





Forensic Science


Students must have a bachelor’s degree in a particular subject with 50% minimum marks.




Surgery, Urology


Students must have done MS in General Surgery and must have valid marks in NEET SS.






Students must have done MD in General Paediatrics or Medicine and got a valid mark in NEET SS.
Ph.DPsychiatric Social workStudents must have done MSW and obtained at least 55% marks

Admission Procedure 

  • You must land at the official website of KMC
  • Click on the Apply Button.
  • You must fill in all the details in the form carefully.
  • At this step, upload your signature and photograph
  • Select the desired program and enter your valid address.
  • Select a payment mode.
  • For the General category, the Application fee is INR 600 and INR 2500 for ( NRI/ NRI sponsored/ Foreign). You can pay with your preferred means.


Eligible candidates are always welcome at KMC, You can acquire a seat at KMC by following counseling procedures:

  • There is Centralized NEET counseling.
  • 15% AQI seats in NEET counseling are done by DGHS, Delhi.
  • Via, KEA State level counseling.
  • Candidates can apply via the Management quota.
  • For general candidates, a counseling registration fee is INR 1000 and INR 500 is charged from ST/SC/OBC applicants.

Selection Procedure

Once the merit list gets released, students need to visit the college for admission along with their documents.

In case, students fail to acquire their seats, their seats will get forfeited. 


Check out the cut-off for the KMC college according to different categories. 

CategoryCut-off percentageScore range


Name of Institute / UniversityIIRF Ranking 2023
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal# 21


KMC, Manipur is proud to be the best college in terms of placement. The college is among the top medical colleges in India. Well, some of the best college students and doctors got the opportunity to work here, as a faculty. Many eminent doctors have passed out from this worthy institute. KMC Doctors are not only getting national opportunities but they are working at international hospitals. Even, the college has its own placement cell.


    • Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Medicine

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