Message from the dean
Message from the Dean, Dr. M Venkatraya Prabhu
Welcome to Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. This premier institution has a long and illustrious history and has been a pioneer in medical education in the country. Innovative teaching, infrastructure and the student friendly atmosphere makes it a pleasure for students to study here. Alumni of KMC are spread across the globe. Students from 45 countries have graduated from KMC, and the degrees have been recognized worldwide.
The emphasis on all round development ensures that KMC Mangalore graduates and postgraduates are sought after everywhere. Students of KMC Mangalore have been in the forefront of research with maximum number of ICMR Short Term Studentship in the country awarded to KMCites consecutively year after year. Students have presented and won accolades at international, national and regional forums. In the sports and extracurricular arena too, the KMCites have won laurels and hearts alike. Our students also have the opportunity to participate in volunteer work and community service, thereby developing the humane touch.
With the progressive thinking, and constant quest for improvement, and legacy of Manipal, KMC has been forging ahead. Now, we have tie ups with various national and international organisations. KMC graduates now have the unique advantage to benefit from GEMx, the Global Education in Medicine Exchange Program.
I encourage students to take full advantage of the facilities available and perform to their full potential. I assure you that our faculty and administration would always be supportive in all endeavours. As a prospective student or parent or an interested visitor, please take some time out to learn more about us through this website. Our office and I would be pleased to interact or correspond if you would like to know more or collaborate with us.