113 DM seats in Karnataka Medical Colleges available for admission to pursue the 3-years super specialty course.


46 of various DM specializations exist to choose in Karnataka colleges for the MD or MS NEET SS qualified candidates.

Affiliated universities of the medical colleges in Karnataka are Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, KLE Academy of Higher Education & Research (Deemed) Belgaum, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Deemed University) Manipal, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (Deemed University) Bangalore.

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DM seats in Karnataka Medical Colleges
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Below are details of the recognized status of the DM seats in the private as well as government medical colleges of Karnataka updated by Medical Council of India.

The information is useful to the MD or MS post graduates looking forward to take admission for pursuing DM courses in Karnataka Medical Colleges.


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DM Seats in Karnataka Medical Colleges

The MD or MS post graduates looking for knowing the recognized or permitted status of the different specialization DM seats in Karnataka Medical Colleges; would find the complete details below.

The information will help you to take DM admission in Karnataka Medical Colleges in a recognized seat instead of a permitted seat.

Details below are in the order of DM Specialization, number of DM seats available and Recognition status.

DM – Addiction Psychiatry

DM – Cardiac-Anaes.

DM – Cardiac-Anaes.

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
  • 3
  • Recognized for 1 seat from July2009. Recognized to increase DM seats from 1 to 2 from 2014. Recognised to increase DM seats from 2 to 3.

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

  • Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore
  • 21
  • Recognized for 10 seats. Recognized for seats increased from 10 to 21 from August 2013.

DM – Cardiology

DM – Cardiology

DM – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

DM – Critical Care Medicine

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized from 2016.

DM – Endocrinology       

DM – Endocrinology

  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • 3
  • Recognized for 1 seat from July, 2013. Recognized to increase DM seats from 1 to 2. Permitted to increase MBBS seats from 2 to 3 for 2016-17.

DM – Endocrinology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

DM – Endocrinology

  • Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from 2016. Seats increased from 1 to 2 in the academic year 2015-16.

DM – Gastroenterology

DM – Gastroenterology

DM – Gastroenterology

  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • 1
  • Recognized

DM – Gastroenterology

  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from 2015. Conditional permission to increase MBBS seats from 1 to 2 in the academic year 2013-14.

DM – Gastroenterology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

DM – Gastroenterology

  • Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from 2014. Recommended for recognition to increase DM seats from 1 to 2.

DM – Neonatology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

DM – Nephrology

DM – Nephrology

DM – Nephrology

  • JSS Medical College, Mysore
  • 2
  • Permitted in the academic year 2016-17.

DM – Nephrology

  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • 2
  • Recognized from 2015.

DM – Nephrology

  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from 2014. Seats increased from 1 to 2 in the academic year 2016-17.

DM – Nephrology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

DM – Neuro Anaesthesia

  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • 0
  • Recognized

DM – Neuro Radiology

  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized on or after August, 2003.

DM – Neurology

DM – Neurology

DM – Neurology

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from July 2008. Recognized to increase DM seats from 1 to 2.

DM – Neurology

  • JSS Medical College, Mysore
  • 2
  • Recognized from 2015.

DM – Neurology

  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • 2
  • Recognized from 1995.

DM – Neurology

  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat. Recognized for 1 to 2 seats on or after 2014.

DM – Neurology

  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • 14
  • Recognized for 6 seats. (Permitted to increase DM seats from 6 to 14)

DM – Neurology

  • S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2016.

DM – Neurology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

DM – Neurology

  • Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized for 1 seat from 2014. Recognised to increase DM seats from 1 to 2.

DM – Neuropathology

  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • 0
  • Recognized

DM – Oncology

DM – Oncology

DM – Oncology

  • M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Permitted in the academic year 2016-17.

DM – Oncology

  • Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Recognized from 2016.

DM – Paediatric Nephrology

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Permitted in the academic year 2013-14.

DM – Paediatric Oncology

  • Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
  • 2
  • Permitted in the academic year 2016-17.

DM – Pulmonary Medicine

  • St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • 1
  • Recognized from 2014

Source: MCI

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