Kasturba Medical College (KMC) in Manipal is the first self-financing private medical institute that began its services in India in the year 1953. Kasturba Medical College has gained respect over the years by providing top- notch medical education with the latest and innovative teaching methods. The institute has maintained its consistency by creating space in top ten medical colleges in India list every year.
Besides attracting Indian students, the institute also attracts students from 30 different countries hence making it an institute with Rich cultural diversity. The institute offers Undergraduate (UG) and Post-graduate (PG) level courses in Medicine and the degrees are widely accepted across the globe.
Kasturba Medical College is a certified institution of eminence, certified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The institute was ranked fourth by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018. The NIRF is the ranking system devised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in India. KMC was ranked third in the same year by Outlook.
Kasturba Medical College is situated in the Manipal University campus only which is stretched over 600 acres with all the amenities for the students and the faculty. The campus has museums, various sports grounds, well-equipped labs, gymnasium and indoor multipurpose sports complex which is par in excellence with international standards. On the digital front, the campus is enabled with high speed wi-fi facilities and offers e-learning facilities with 24-hour access to the digital library. The KMC has its own hospital with 2,032?beds with industry leading medical and emergency care facilities.