St. John’s Medical College

Marathahalli - Sarjapur Road, John Nagar, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India - 560034


With a motive to help poor people with the best medical facilities, St. John's Medical College was established in Bengaluru. The college was set up to train talented minds in health care. With this noble aim, the college was started in 1963 by The Catholic Bishops Conference of India. Continuously, the college has attained 5-star grading by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and the University Grants Commission. 

The College offers varied courses for the aspirants, starting from Undergraduate course, Postgraduate, Super Specialty, Ph.D., fellowship, and elective courses. There are various departments in the college, it can be categorized as - Surgical Department, Medical Department, Pre & Paraclinical Department, Medical Department, and Diagnostic Services.

St John’s Research Institute areas of research and development are

  • Biostatistics
  • Health and Humanities
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Mental health and neurosciences
  • Public Health and Epidemiology


This institute’s Faculty profile consists of the Principal, who is responsible for handling the nursing department. There are a total of 6 departments that are under the St. John’s Medical College, namely - Medical-Surgical department, Nursing fundamentals, Child Health Nursing, Community Health department, Obstetrical department, and Gynaecological Nursing.

The head of all the departments works as Deputy Nursing Superintendents and their prime focus is towards administration, service, and Education. The college faculty is known for serving the best.


The St.John’s National college has an association of the Alumni which is nearby located at the St. John’s Medical College premises. All the SJMC students are entitled to be a part of the prestigious College association. The association works for the welfare of the students and lets them participate in various activities like CME’s tournaments, appreciation and felicitation, outreach programs, assisting and coordinating with alumni serving the rural areas.

Admission Process

Candidates who want to pursue MBBS from Karnataka can take admission to St. John’s Medical College. The college offers 150 seats. But, to apply to this college, the candidate must have a certificate from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

Admission Procedure

  • The candidates, who want to apply for the MBBS course, must appear in the NEET-UG examination. Apart from that, the student should have passed  12th from a recognized board with at least 50%.
  • The students who want to apply for the postgraduate courses ( MD/MS) must have an official MBBS degree from a reputed college and must have applied on the NEET-UG official website.
  • For taking admission to the MCH or DM courses, you have to obtain rank in the NEET-SS examination.
  • Admission to St.John is based on the merit acquired in the entrance test.
  • Those candidates, who have to apply for the Ph.D. courses, have to get at least 55% marks in M.Sc or MD degree.


Established in 1963
Also known asSJMC
Accepted examsNEET
Affiliated toRajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Courses and Eligibility Criteria

Course NameEligibility CriteriaSelection Procedure
MBBSThe aspirant must have passed in the subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology/Biology and English with at least 50% marks at the final examination. For ST/SC students, minimum marks should be at least 40%.The Candidate must have qualified in the National Eligibility UG Entrance test for taking admission to the MBBS course. The entrance exam is organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education.

MD Anesthesia

MD Biochemistry

MD Anatomy

MD Community Health

MD General Medicine

MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology

MD Microbiology

MD Pathology

MS General Surgery

MS Orthopaedics


Diploma in Anaesthesiology

Diploma in Child Health

Diploma in Clinical Pathology

Diploma in Medical Radio-Diagnosis


The Candidate must have studied from a recognized MBBS college, which is recognized by MCI and affiliated with a reputed University which is established by law in India.


Candidates must have done their compulsory internship before their admission.


DM Cardiology MD Paediatrics/MD General Medicine
DM Critical care Medicine MD Chest/ MD Emergency Medicine/MD General Medicine/MD Chest Medicine
DM Endocrinology MD General Medicine/MD Paediatrics
DM Gastroenterology MD General Medicine/ MD Paediatrics
DM Nephrology MD General Medicine
DM Neurology MD General Medicine/MD Paediatrics
DM Pediatric Nephrology MD Paediatrics/MD General Medicine
MCh Neurosurgery MS Surgery
MCh Paediatric Surgery MS Surgery
MCh Plastic Surgery MS Surgery
MCh Urology MS Surgery

Eligibility Criteria for Fellowship Admission

St John’s Medical College is providing post-doctoral courses affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. There are 4 specializations in PDCC Courses.

Course NameEligibility Criteria
Fellowship in Paediatric NephrologyDNB/MD in Paediatrics with at least 2 years of PG professional experience.
Fellowship in Perinatal MedicineDNB/MD/DNB in Paediatrics 2 years of professional experience before post PG.
Fellowship in DermatosurgeryDVD/DNB/MD in dermatology with at least 2 years of post PG experience.
Fellowship in Paediatric Intensive careDNB/MD in Paediatrics 2 years of professional experience before post PG.


  • The current salary of the present graduates is turned out to be lower than the previous batches.
  • As per the reports, the maximum salary is 21 lakh annually and the minimum salary is 7 Lakh.


Name of Institute / UniversityIIRF Ranking 2023
St. John’s Medical College# 46


    • Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Medicine

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