Overview

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore is a constituent institution of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

 

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Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore was started in 1955, utilizing the clinical facilities of the Government Wenlock Hospital and Government Lady Goschen Hospital. In 1961, the pre-clinical section was started in Mangalore.

The Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore became an independent unit in 1977. Apart from the two Government hospitals, there is a teaching hospital attached to the College viz., the KMC Hospital, Attavar, established in 1992 with a bed strength of 500.The infrastructural facilities are comparable to international standards with seven big air-conditioned lecture halls fitted with modern audio-visual teaching aids including multi-media projectors and a modern, fully air-conditioned library with a seating capacity of about 500, and with internet facility. The library has over 10,000 books and subscribes to more than 350 journals annually.

 

In the year 2001, Centre for Basic Sciences was started at Bejai for the first year students. Apart from the Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, there are two lecture halls of capacity 250 each. Both ladies and boys hostels are located within the 

 

Basic Sciences Complex for the first year students. The Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore provides hostel accommodation for its students in nine hostels. Out of these five are ladies hostels. There is also a Medical Education Unit which conducts Orientation program for students, interns and postgraduates, and also provides resource material for the teaching faculty members.

 

The Medical Council of India, with the first graduating class of KMC, granted recognition in 1958. Recognition by the General Medical Council of Great Britain and the Malaysian Medical Council soon followed. New programs, faculty research and student amenities have steadily developed over the years. The first College to be developed as a private partnership model in medical educationand health care delivery, KMC, Mangalore ranks among the top 25 medical colleges in the country today; the medical college with the highest ICMR STS awards in the country. The KMC, Mangalore is recognized as one among 20 International Medical Schools by the Educational Commission for Foreign Graduates (ECFMG) for electronic credentials verification program. Students from 45 countries have graduated from KMC and the degrees have been recognized worldwide.

 

 

 

Rankings

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    Dr Pai with PM Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri. Kasturba Medical College, India’s first private medical college, was started.

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    Kasturba Medical College opened.

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    MIT founded, Udupi Law College launched, and Medical Relief Society of South Canara set up to render services to rural areas.

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    School of Nursing, Manipal started

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    Kasturba General Hospital inaugurated.

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    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal set up.

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    Sri Mahaveera and Jagadguru Chandrasekhara Bharati Memorial College inaugurated. College of Dental Surgery, Manipal unveiled

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    Valley View International Health Club launched

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    First dialysis machine installed in Kasturba Hospital.

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    Additions were made to the MIT engineering courses, for example, a one-year post-graduate diploma course was added in industrial engineering. Later in 1975, MEC changed its name to Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT).

    MIT has also taken an active part in community development in Manipal.  A land-use plan for the town has been developed by MIT staff, as well as standardized low-cost plans for college buildings.

    1973
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    A Canadian private foundation, Operation Eyesight Universal, gave Kasturba Hospital a completely equipped eye van. 

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    KMC celebrates its silver jubilee. Madhav Pai passes away. He was 81.

     

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    TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) was set up this year. Today, it is among the leading management institutes in the country. 

    TAPMI’s mission is to build capacity in professional management in the country, and closer home, to reinforce the existing educational and health infrastructure at Manipal.

    In early 2009, its 25th year running, TAPMI shifted to a new scenic 42-acre residential campus in Manipal.

    1980
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    TMA Pai Hospital (TMAPH) began functioning at Udupi, to provide quality out-patient and family-planning services to the people of Udupi and neighboring localities.

    Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure like ICUs with ventilators, fully equipped operation theatres, radiology service, ultrasound and laboratory etc., the hospital has links with the tertiary-care Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, which ensures priority treatment to patients on referral from Dr TMA Pai Hospital.

    1984
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    It was a time when the hotel industry was still in its infancy; there was a dearth of trained professionals and training colleges. The College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Studies (CHARMS) was established in October 1986 as a unit of the Dr TMA Pai Foundation. 

    In August 1987, the Foundation joined hands with Welcomgroup, the Hotels division of ITC Ltd, and  the college was renamed the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA). 

    1986
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    Manipal College of Nursing was established at Manipal.  In 1991, Manipal Hospital Bangalore (MHB) was set up, accredited by NABH and AAHRPP, and comprising 55 clinical departments and 11 centers of excellence. 

    It is a flagship hospital under Manipal Health Enterprises and a landmark healthcare destination in south India. Ranked the Best Super specialty Hospital in Bangalore by THE WEEK-HANSA, it is among the best hospitals in India for cardiology.

     

    1990
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    In 1992, the KMC Hospital at Attavar, Mangalore was set up as a teaching hospital of KMC, Mangalore and an associate hospital of Manipal University.  

    That very year, the Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital and Research Centre was set up.

    1992
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    Manipal Academy of Higher Education awarded Deemed University status by Government of India, and is renamed Manipal University.

    1993
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    Manipal College of Medical Sciences established in Pokhara, Nepal

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    • 1996 - Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, Gangtok, launched.
    • 1997- Melaka Manipal Medical College established in Malaysia. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology established.
    • 1998- Manipal Institute of Communication set up.
    1996
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    Manipal Institute of Communication set up. Dr Pai's birth centenary stamp released.

     

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    The Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences (MCOAHS), now School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) was established in 1999.

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    Manipal University Dubai inaugurated.

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    Golden Jubilee of Kasturba Medical College and Manipal Education and Medical Group.

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    World class sports complex MARENA, launched in Manipal.

     

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    MU Chancellor and President Dr Ramdas Pai awarded Padma Bhushan. Dr Ramdas Pai becomes second Indian to be honoured with Malaysian title ‘Datuk’. Manipal University Jaipur launched.

    2011
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    Manipal Museum of Anatomy and Pathology opened.

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    Manipal Group celebrates 60 years in Education and Healthcare. Golden Peacock Environment Management award for Manipal University. Manipal University Jaipur awarded 

    2013
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