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.
|A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore (Private)|
|Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellur (Private)|
|Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur (Private)|
|Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore|
|Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga (Private)|
|Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum|
|Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar|
|Command Airforce Hospital, Bangalore|
|Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore (Private)|
|ESI-PGIMSR, ESI-Hospital, Bangalore|
|Father Muller’s Institute of Medical Education and Research, Mangalore (Private)|
|Govt. Medical College, Mysore|
|Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan|
|Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore|
|Institute of Aerospace Medicine Indian Air Force, Bangalore|
|Institute of Nephro-Urology, Bangalore|
|Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum (Private)|
|JJM Medical College, Davangere (Private)|
|JSS Medical College, Mysore (Private)|
|K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore (Private)|
|K V G Medical College, Sullia (Private)|
|Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli |
|Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Private)|
|Kasturba Medical College, Manipal (Private)|
|Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore (Private)|
|Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga (Private)|
|Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore|
|M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore (Private)|
|Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga (Private)|
|Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya (Private)|
|MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore (Private)|
|National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore (Private)|
|Navodaya Medical College, Raichur (Private)|
|Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur|
|Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore (Private)|
|S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere (Private)|
|S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot (Private)|
|Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore (Private)|
|SDM Medical College, Dharwad (Private)|
|Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga|
|Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur (Private)|
|Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, Kolar (Private)|
|Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology, Bangalore|
|Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur (Private)|
|Srinivas Institute of Medical Research Centre, Srinivasnagar (Private)|
|St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore (Private)|
|Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary|
|Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore (Private)|
|Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore (Private)|
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.