Medical Colleges in Karnataka are 49. Govt owned are 18. Private 31. There are 10 medical colleges in Karnataka from the 49 that are having Deemed
University status, one is state-owned and the remaining 9 are managed by private trusts.


Among the 18 government medical colleges in Karnataka there are 8 offering only PG Courses and no MBBS. We have given below the total list of medical colleges in Karnataka.

The list comprises of the medical colleges in Karnataka run by government, by private trusts, deemed universities and those offering only PG Courses.

Further below in the later paragraphs, we have presented separately the government list, private list, deemed list and exclusively only PG Courses offered list of medical colleges in Karnataka.

With details of the number of MBBS and PG seats available to the aspirants for admission. To start with, we have given below the list of the medical colleges in Karnataka :

List of Medical Colleges in Karnataka

The list of medical colleges in Karnataka are 49 in number located across the state.  The list shows 17 medical colleges in Bangalore, 5 in Mangalore, 2 in Belgaum, 2 in Bijapur, 2 in Davangere, 2 in Gulbarga, 2 are in Mysore, 2 in Raichur and the remaining medical colleges in Karnataka, are located in Bagalkot, Bellur, Bidar, Bellary, Chitradurga, Dharwad, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mandya, Manipal, Srinivasnagar, Sullia, Shimoga & Tumkur.

Medical College

Year 

MBBS Seats

PG Seats

A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore (Private)

2002

150

64

Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellur (Private)

1985

100

63

Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur (Private)

1984

100

32

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore

1955

250

212

Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga (Private)

1999

100

9

Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum

2006

100

18

Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar

2007

100

6

Command Airforce Hospital, Bangalore
   

34

Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore (Private)

1980

100

35

ESI-PGIMSR, ESI-Hospital, Bangalore

2010

 

22

Father Muller’s Institute of Medical Education and Research, Mangalore (Private)

1999

100

88

Govt. Medical College, Mysore

1924

150

122

Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan

2006

100

2

Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore
   

10

Institute of Aerospace Medicine Indian Air Force, Bangalore

1957

 

17

Institute of Nephro-Urology, Bangalore

2009

 

8

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum (Private)

1963

200

172

JJM Medical College, Davangere (Private)

1965

245

216

JSS Medical College, Mysore (Private)

1984

150

140

K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore (Private)

1999

150

69

K V G Medical College, Sullia (Private)

1999

100

43

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli

1957

150

118

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Private)

1955

250

139

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (Private)

1953

250

169

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore (Private)

1980

120

92

Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga (Private)

2000

100

 
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
   

21

M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore (Private)

1979

150

108

Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga (Private)

1963

150

85

Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya (Private)

2006

100

11

MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore (Private)

1997

100

52

National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore (Private)
 

*

57

Navodaya Medical College, Raichur (Private)

2000

100

76

Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur

2007

100

6

Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore (Private)

2005

150

75

S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere (Private)

2006

150

48

S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot (Private)

2002

150

44

Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore (Private)

2011

150

*

SDM Medical College, Dharwad (Private)

2003

100

53

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga

2007

100

10

Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur (Private)

1986

150

68

Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, Kolar (Private)

1986

150

81

Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore
 

*

41

Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur (Private)

1988

150

51

Srinivas Institute of Medical Research Centre, Srinivasnagar (Private)

2011

150

*

St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore (Private)

1963

60

98

Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary

1961

100

72

Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore (Private)

2002

150

104

Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore (Private)

1999

150

69

 

Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

All of the medical colleges in Karnataka, except the deemed university medical colleges, are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

The University of Health Sciences conducts the common entrance examinations for admission to MBBS, PG Medical Degree and Diploma Courses in the 49 Government / Private medical colleges in Karnataka affiliated to and implements uniform curriculum.

The number of seats available every year in these medical colleges in Karnataka for admission in UG (MBBS) are 5625 and PG (MD / MS / DM / MCh ) are 3130.

Recognized by Medical Council of India

The MBBS / PG degree awarded by the university is recognized by Medical Council of India, a statutory body, established by the India Medical Council Act.

The Act is responsible for establishing and maintaining uniform standard of medical education and recognition of medical qualification of India & abroad.

Common Entrance Test for Karnataka & Non-Karnataka Students

A common entrance test is conducted for the students. For Karnataka local students the common entrance test KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is conducted by KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority). [ad 4]

For Non-Karnataka as well as Karnataka students a common entrance test is conducted by COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering & Dental Colleges of Karnataka).

There is one more association in Karnataka by the name KRLMPCA (Karnataka Religious & Linguistic Minority Professional Colleges Association).

The KRLMPCA association autonomously conducts its own entrance for the students of Karnataka as well as non-Karnataka aspirants of MBBS & PG from the whole of India.

Last but not the least, we have the Deemed medical colleges in Karnataka. These colleges for admitting students autonomously conduct their own entrance test and have autonomous rules for admitting students. The above article and the content gives us, an extensive information about the 49 medical colleges in Karnataka.

Medical Colleges in Karnataka was last modified: March 24th, 2016 by Advai T


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