KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE (KMC)

KASTURBA Medical COLLEGE (KMC)


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Email: Admission@manipal.edu Address:
Phone: +91–2571201 – 2571230, 08202922367, 08202922552 Fax: +91–2571927, 2570061, 25 Kasturba Medical College Madhav Nagar, Manipal,Karnataka ,India-576104
Website: http://www.manipal.edu

Kasturba Medical College-KMC Manipal was founded on June 30, 1953. College started with only the pre-clinical department at Manipal, as the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. In the year of 1969, when the clinical program started in Manipal, KMC became a full-fledged independent college. Students from 44 countries have graduated from the college, and its degrees are recognized worldwide.

Kasturba Medical College Manipal was approved recognition by the Medical Council of India. Recognition by the General Medical Council of Great Britain and the Malaysian Medical Council shortly followed. Now, Manipal University (of which KMC is a constituent college) degrees are recognized in all countries.

Kasturba Medical College-KMC Manipal, physical facilities for research work and student services have steadily developed over. Kasturba Medical College is situated in the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of southwest India, about 8 km (5 mi) from the Arabian Sea. From its locality on a plateau, it commands a dazzling view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats range to the east. The 200-acre campus provides one of the excellent environments for study in south Asia. It is located a few KMs from the temple city of Udupi, and is 60 km (37 mi) north of Mangalore.

Parkala is one of its residential areas. Manipal was formerly under Shivalli village panchayat. The name is derived from manipalla angliced to Manipal. In Tulu Language Palla means stream. Kasturba Medical College, climate is humid, warm between November and May, and wet, & cool during the monsoon months from June to October. Manipal, being located on an elevated place near the seaside, has fine breeze throughout the day and the temperature ranges from 24 ° C to 38 ° C for most part of the year.

KMC Manipal is one of the few colleges all over the country that comes to mind the moment a student desires to practice medical education. KMC Manipal is the Flagship College of Manipal University.

Year founded: 1953 Awards:
Accredited: The Medical Council of India granted recognition in 1958, with the first graduating batch of KMC. Recognition by the General Medical Council of Great Britain and the Malaysian Medical Council soon followed. It is recognized as per govt. of India order dated 29th Sept.,2008 . The physical facilities for research work and student amenities have been steadily developed over the years. Today the 200-acre (0.81 km2) campus provides one of the finest environments for study in south Asia. 2006 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar –
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award
-Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India 

2006 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
National Professorship
– Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India

2006 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Fellow, NAAS
– National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Delhi

2005 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Fellow, AMI
– Association of Microbiologists of India, India

2005 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Academic Contributor of the Biennium
– International Association of Fish Inspectors, Australia
2004 , 2009 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar –
M. S. Swaminathan Award
– Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum, Mumbai

2004 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award
-Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India

2003 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
National Technology Award
-Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
2003 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
M. S. Swaminathan Award
– Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum, Mumbai

2003 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar-
National Women Bioscientist Award
– Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

2002 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar-
Vyas Memorial Lecture Award
– Association of Microbiologists of India, India

1999 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Laljee Godhu Smarak Nidhi Award
– Assoc. Food Scientists & Technologists, India

1997 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar-
Laljee Godhu Smarak Nidhi Award
– Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, India

1997 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar-
Outstanding Women Scientists Award
– Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
1994 Dr. I. Karunasagar- Vyas Memorial Lecture Award- Association of Microbiologists of India, India
1993 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
Aquaculture Award
– MPEDA, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India

1992 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
Outstanding Young Person Award
– Mangalore Junior Chamber, Mangalore

1990 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar-
Distinguished Alumnus Award
– Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

1988 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Appreciation Award
– United States Department of Agriculture

1988 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
Distinguished Alumnus Award
– Kasturba Medical College ,Manipal

1987 Dr. I. Karunasagar-
Young Scientist Award
– Assoc. of food Scientists and Technologists of India

1986 Dr. I. Karunasagar –
Young Scientist Award
– Karnataka Association for Advancement of Science
1986 Dr. Indrani Karunasagar –
Young Scientist Award
– Karnataka Association for Advancement of Science

Collaborations: Kasturba Medical College Mangalore is a constituent college of Manipal University. It was established in 1955 and became an independent Medical college by 1977.KMC has exchange programs with Loma Linda University USA, Operation Eye Sight Universal Canada,Tay Side University Dundee and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. It is one of the finest colleges of India. Recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI). Affiliated To-Manipal University

Courses

M.B.B.S
SMIMS offers a 4 ½ years MBBS course as per curriculum prescribed and recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). This course carries the educational and technical excellence, which is a hallmark of all Manipal Group organizations. During the course, students are trained in theoretical and practical aspects of basic, pre- and para-clinical subjects and receive state of the art training from fully equipped and staffed medical college and teaching hospital. The teaching hospital is a tertiary care center serving people of Sikkim and North East India, in general and offers excellent scope for hands on clinical training. The teaching staff are experienced and trained in newer teaching, learning methods. SMIMS has adopted policy of constantly evolving and updating teaching, learning systems in keeping with MCI regulations from time to time. Thus, the students are exposed to novel learning environments facilitating better learning. For example, students get exposure to seminar presentations developing communication skills, participating in integrated teaching sessions and exposure to patient care in community setting and participation in short term research projects. The objective of training is not only to prepare the students to be responsible members of the community, but also to prepare them for higher education and training in India and abroad. The method of teaching is fully geared to achieve these objectives. SMIMS has also a scheme of teacher- guardian support system, which ensures that each student receives individualized academic and psychological support and career related counseling from members of the faculty during the entire study period. Thus, students pursuing MBBS at SMIMS not only undergo rigorous technical training, but also receive support to become good individuals and responsible citizens of the country. 

Sikkim Category

Twenty seats are reserved for Sikkimese students. Applicants seeking admission under this category should directly apply to:
The Director of Technical Education
Govt. of Sikkim, Tashiling , Gangtok – 737101

These applicants have to appear at the entrance test conducted by Government of Sikkim. However, such Sikkimese candidates who also wish to be considered in the General or North East category will have to apply and appear Entrance Examination.

Defence Category

Three seats are reserved for wards of active defence personnel posted in Sikkim as on 1.1.2011. The concerned defence personnel must be borne on strength of a military unit located in Sikkim as on 1.1.2011. Admissions are made on the basis of rank obtained in the Entrance Examination.
For eligibility of consideration in this category the following certificates are to be produced by the parents along with the applications:

1. Certificate from Commandant/Commanding Officer/Adjutant of their respective units showing at least 5 years of active service.
2. Copy of posting order to Sikkim.
3. Copy of joining report from appropriate authority based in Sikkim. (Do Part II order/casualty)li>

North East Category

Thirty seats are reserved for candidates resident in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur and Sikkim. Domicile/permanent residence certificate from the appropriate authority in respect of parent of the applicant is essential for consideration in this category. Admissions are made on the basis of rank obtained in the Entrance Examination.
One seat is reserved for offspring of permanent staff of SMU. They will have to fulfill the criteria laid down by the University and the candidate will have to appear in Entrance Examination.

General Category

Thirtytwo seats are available in this category. Admissions are based on merit obtained in the Entrance Examination.
In addition to these, any vacant seat from other categories will also be filled under this category.

NRI/NRI Sponsored/International Category

Fifteen seats are available under this category. Candidates are required to apply separately and admission will be given after screening conducted by SMU. The date of screening will be intimated after receipt of application. If the candidate himself/herself is not an NRI, then he/she may be sponsored by his/her father, mother, brother, sister, uncle or aunt, grandparent. For eligibility under this category the applicant must have obtained 50% marks in the last qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent). For the purpose of percentage of marks in the qualifying examination candidates qualifying from Foreign Universities are required to submit the equivalent grading/percentage of marks from AIU (Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi), address of which is given subsequently.
Applicants seeking admission under this category should write directly to the following address for more information:

The Admission Officer
Sikkim Manipal University
5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok 737102, Tel No and FAX No: +91-3592-270389
Email: admissions.smu@smu.edu.in

NOTE:

– The distribution of number of seats under respective category is provisional and liable to change on Govt. orders /decision by the Governing Council
– The candidate must exercise his/her option for only one category in the application and the option is not transferable to any other category
– The authority reserves the right of disqualifying the application/candidature of NRI/International category at any stage of processing if the information submitted is found to be incorrect or Incomplete.

NRI/Foreign Category

Documents required to be submitted with application form (under this category) are:

1. Proof of NRI status in case candidate is NRI (Scanned copy of Passport only)
2. Sponsorship by NRI if sponsored, with scanned copy of passport of the sponsor. A format of sponsorship letter is given below.
3. Proof of residence of NRI/sponsor
4. Application by candidate in plain paper/printed application form either downloaded from our website or as available with the prospectus
5. Copy of mark sheet of qualifying examination
6. Candidates qualifying from foreign schools/universities/institutions, equivalent marks to be obtained by the candidate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
7. A demand draft for a sum of Rs. 1,500 (Cost of brochure + fees Rs.1000) in favour of SMU, payable at Gangtok

Address of AIU
Association of Indian Universities
AIU House,16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg)
New Delhi-110002
Telephone No: 011-23230059/23231097/2322429/23232435
e-mail: aiu @ du 12.vsnl.net.in

IMPORTANT NOTE

Candidates applying from abroad are requested to send an application along with demand draft of US $50 in favour of SMU, payable at Gangtok.

In addition, all parents/guardians of NRI/NRI sponsored candidates are to produce a bank guarantee for tuition fees for the first year duration of course at the time of admission. In case bank guarantee cannot be produced at the time of admission, the admission will be provisional. The said bank guarantee will have to be produced within one month from the date of admission failing which admission will be cancelled.
An affidavit will also be required to be executed by the parent and candidate stating the correct relationship between the candidate and the sponsor, at the time of admission.

Format of Sponsorship Letter:

I, Mr./Mrs. __(name of sponsor)____ a resident of __(complete address abroad with country of residence)__ hereby sponsor Mr./Ms. __(name of candidate)__ who is my __(mention correct relationship)__. I also undertake to bear the cost of tuition fees of the candidate for the entire course.

A photocopy of my proof of residence (copy of passport/certificate of residence from appropriate authority in case of citizens of Nepal/Bhutan) is also enclosed.
Signature of the sponsor
Full address.

Mode: Full-time. Seats: Information Not Available Duration: MBBS ; four and half year + 1 year internship. Tests: SMU Entrance Exam. Fee: Information Not Available
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Career Services

Placement Services:
The institute is offering job assurance to all the successful candidates in it’s linked up research organization and also in various high profile medical companies of India. They also organize various training programs for the practical knowledge of the candidates. Some of the organization and companies names are listed below that are recruiting most of the candidates. 

– Ranbaxy Lab Ltd.
– Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.
– Mediways Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
– Cezane Remedies Pvt. Ltd.
– Star Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd.
– Biomedicare (I) Pvt. Ltd.
– Bestochem Formulation (I) Ltd.
– Stiefel Labs Sales Manager

Top Recruiters:
Others:
KMC is the first college in the private sector, Ranks among the top 5 medical colleges in the country. Students from 44 countries have graduated from the college. It was granted recognition by the Medical Council of India . Recognition by the General Medical Council of Great Britain and the Malaysian Medical Council soon followed .

Source of information: www.manipal.edu