The medium of instructions is English and thus the knowledge of local language is not necessary for practicing in hospitals. However, local language helps them interact with the patients and understand their problems in a better way.
Yes, KMC provides full scholarship to the students who secure first 500 ranks in the entrance examination. Apart from KMC, scholarship are been offered by Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai to first 30 meritorious students of first MBBS and by Kadambi family to the students who excel in academics and sports.
KMC, Mangalore is the shining example of 1st Public Private Partnership Model in Medical Education &Health care in the country, because of attachment of private medical college to govt. hospitals the students are exposed to variety of clinical material which enriches their clinical skills.