Melaka Manipal Medical College (MMMC) commenced with its academic programme with the first batch of students, in September 1997.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the institute was signed in New Delhi, India, between JVMC Corporation Sdn. Bhd. and Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG), in the presence of former prime ministers of Malaysia and India, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and Mr. P.V. Narasimha Rao, respectively.

The programme envisages a two and a half year preclinical training course in Manipal, followed by two and a half years of clinical training in Malaysia. Community health training is provided at various health centres in Melaka. The twinning programme and the establishment of the Melaka Manipal Medical College have been approved by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education, and the MBBS degree is recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council and Government of Malaysia. Today, Manipal Academy of Higher Education has trained more than 2000 Malaysian doctors, which is the largest private sector contribution to professional medical manpower in Malaysia, over a span of nearly 40 years. The MBBS degree of Melaka Manipal Medical College is also recognised by the Sri Lanka Medical Council. Melaka Manipal Medical College was included in the WHO list of recognised medical colleges and also in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in February, 2004.listed below:

  • Structured Academic Calendar
  • Clinical skills training
  • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  • Objective Structured Practical Examination (OSPE)
  • Self-Directed Learning (SDL)
  • Objectivity in exams
  • Clinically oriented questions
  • Mentorship Programme
  • Student Profile Card
  • Specification Table
  • Anatomy Prosection
  • Personal and Professional Development class
  • Help Desks after the orientation programme
  • Learning portfolio for clinical students
  • Incentive for 100% attendance
  • Attendance credit for parade participation
  • Faculty council meeting
  • Core time and flexi time for staff
  • Flexi-Saturday/ Research day
  • Results on internet
  • Mentored Student Project


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes