Medical Colleges in Karnataka

Medical Colleges in Karnataka
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In India, Karnataka counts among the most educationally developed states. The huge number of medical colleges in the state aims at providing quality medical education to the students thereby gifting the country with top quality doctors and medical professionals.

The emergence of medical studies in Karnataka dates back to early twentieth century when many educational institutions were founded by various social bodies and renowned personalities. The first medical institute of the state started in 1929 at Bangalore. In 1954, came up The Bangalore Medical College.

Karnataka has all kinds of medical colleges ranging from Allopathic, Ayurvedic, Homeopathic to Unani. Most of these colleges are situated in important districts of Karnataka like Bangalore, Mysore, Bijapur, Mangalore, Belgaum etc. The medical schools and colleges of Karnataka mostly have the affiliation of Bangalore University or Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. These varied medical colleges of Karnataka have been recognized by MCI, CCH, PCI, and AICTE.

The Karnataka medical colleges offer undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BHMS, B.Pharmacy etc. The post graduate courses offered by these colleges are MD, MS, M.Pharmacy and MDS. Various certificate and diploma courses are also available.

Admission Procedure

Students who have obtained at least 50% marks in 10+2 examination with relevant combination of Science subjects are eligible to seat for the entrance examination. Further one should be at least 17 years of age in the year of seeking admission. The Common Entrance Test (CET) in Karnataka is conducted by the Department of Technical and Medical Education under Government of Karnataka. Candidates, who have finished their MBBS examination from any recognized medical college besides having done an internship, can opt for the post graduate programs like MS, MD etc. The wide ranges of specializations enjoyed by the medical students of Karnataka are as below.

Different Fields of Specializations

Some of the specializations open for the medical students of Jammu & Kashmir are as follows.

List of Top Medical Colleges in Karnataka

Name Address Phone No.
A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre N.H. 17, Kuntikana Mangalore - 575004 0824-2225533
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Balagangadharanath Nagar, Nagara Nagmangala, Taluk Bellur, Kuntikana -571448 08234-287433/287435
Al-Ameen Medical College Athani Road, Bijapur, Karnataka 08352-270055 to 270060
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute Fort, K.R. Road, Bangalore, Karnataka -560 002 080-2670 0810
Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital National Highway No.4, Bye-pass Chitradurga, Karnataka -577502 08914-427937/426564
Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences Belgaum, Karnataka -590001 0831-2420320
S.Nijalingappa Medical College & H.S.K.Hospital & Research Centre Navanagar, Bagalkot, Karnataka -587 102 08354-235360/200219
SDM Medical College Manjushree Nagar,Sattur Dharwad, Karnataka -580009 0836-2461612/13/14
Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary, Karnataka-583104 08392-235204, 242410, 242380
Kasturba Medical College Madhav Nagar, (Distt. Udupi), Manipal, Karnataka -576119 08252-271201
Yenepoya Medical College Nithyananda Nagar, Deralakatte Mangalore -575018 0824-2704668/69/70
Sree Siddhartha Medical College and Research Centre B.H. Road, Agalkote, Tumkur, Karnataka -572107 0816- 2278867/2298045
Government Medical College Irwin Road, Mysore, Karnataka -570001 0821-2520512, 2520803
HKE Society's M.R. Medical College Mahadevappa Marg, Sedam Road, Gulbarga - 585 105 08472-220307/225085