Objectives of the Cell:

·        To help the students redefine their passion in their career

·        Develop essential employability skills and strategies

·        To understand different competitive examination related to Higher education and job opportunities

·        Active liaison of the Career Counseling Cell with a network of medical colleges and hospitals both at national and international level

·        Active engagement with Alumni and Education experts as resource persons and mentors

The centre should be a resource of information, guidance and counseling and will identify the skill, vision, interests of the student and will guide them towards their goal, both academically and professionally


The Career counselling cell of KMC, Manipal comprises of the following members

Co-ordinator: Dr Anil Bhat, Associate Dean, KMC, Manipal

College Faculty representatives:

Dr Prasanna L C, Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy

Dr Girisha K.M., Professor and Head, Department of Genetics

Dr Smita Shenoy, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology

Dr Sindhura Lakshmi K L, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Dr Amrut Rao K, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology


Activities of the Career counselling cell:


Event Name


Details of Speaker

Date of Event

Path after MBBS

Dr Anil K Bhat

Associate Dean, KMC Manipal
Professor, Unit of Hand and Microsurgery, Dept of Orthopaedics, KMC Manipal


Career Talks 1: CV building and Prep for USMLE

Dr Sneha Susan Ajit

Incoming PY1 IM residency Houston Methodist Hospital, TX

Alumna, KMC Manipal


Dr Charan Thej Reddy Vegivinti

Incoming PY1 IM residency Jacobi Medical Center, NY
Alumnus, KMC Manipal

Career Talks 2:  PLAB & UK Career Pathways

Dr. Shubhendu Kulshreshtha

Emergency Medicine ST1 - Thames Valley

Alumnus, KMC Manipal


Dr. Apoorva Chandra

Specialist Registrar, Emergency Medicine
NHS, Scotland, UK