Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
Established in 1953, it is one of the best private medical colleges in India
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal is a constituent college of Manipal University. (The undermentioned UG courses other than MBBS are conducted in various colleges of Manipall University)
Kasturba Medical College is the flagship college of Manipal University. It has over its 56 years of its existence developed into an incomparable college. The foremost significant feature of the college is the quality of education that is imparted here. Its one of a kind infrastructure supports the students in honing their skills and become outstanding doctors. Each branch is as important as the other and every branch has its own charm. KMS understands that the faculty, labs and the classrooms are of utmost importance to medical students. The clinical experience that can be gained here is unlikely anywhere else. KMC has all of that, and, all in a class of its own. Manipal, today, is a knowledge powerhouse and a brand name in higher education. Manipal University is a name to remember, not just across the length and breadth of India, but worldwide. The fact that students from 52 countries are studying here is a testimony to this fame. Kasturba Medical College was the first private medical college in the voluntary sector. The emphasis has always been, and still is, on quality education, which is why the degrees in various disciplines are offered by the university are recognised world over. The University provides excellent educational facilities to over 28,000 students in its constituent colleges. It also has an active alumni base of over 94,000 students across the world. Besides being an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001: 2004 certified University, it is home to many top 10 ranked institutions of India. Manipal University has won the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award and International Asia Pacific Quality Award during 2007- 2008. With all the experience gained from producing several thousands of graduates, backed by experienced faculty, excellent academic and clinical facilities, Manipal University boasts of an educational environment with a touch of world class. Manipal University has branch campuses in Bangalore, Malaysia, Dubai and Antigua in the Caribbean Island. There is also a campus in Mangalore with a medical college, a dental college and a nursing college with attached teaching hospitals. MU has an international academic collaboration for twinning programmes in engineering with universities in the US, UK, Australia and other countries. Manipal Group institutions are located on scenic campuses, which provide high quality lifestyle and ideal environment for study. All campuses have excellent infrastructure for academic activities, sports and other extracurricular activities. The infrastructure includes air-conditioned lecture halls, skills lab, air-conditioned hostels, and multi-cuisine food court. The state-of-the-art health sciences library is fully air-conditioned, accommodates 1300 learners and has over 62,000 books and over 600 journals.