Karnataka is a state producing a better number of doctors as compared to other states. COMEDK is a consortium of colleges of medical and dental colleges in the state of Karnataka. There’s hardly such a cartel or a group of colleges coming together elsewhere in the country to serve a similar purpose.
Top Medical Colleges in Karnataka
1. St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore
Established in 1963 by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences consists of a Medical College, counted as one of the best in the nation, a state of the art Hospital with 1350 beds for all medical and surgical departments including super-specialty departments, a top class College of Nursing, a Research Institute – the first in a medical school – with the most modern facilities including a Bio-repository and an Institute of Health Care Management and Paramedical Studies, all spread over 132 acres of verdant campus in the salubrious climate of the Garden City of Bangalore.
The mission of St. John’s is to train health care professionals who are ready to reach out to the medically needy people of the nation. In this effort, St. John’s has succeeded to harmonize dedication to excellence with commitment to social justice in health care.
2. Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
Kasturba Medical College is a medical college based in Manipal, Udupi District Karnataka, India. Established by Dr. T.M.A. Pai on 30 June 1953, KMC Manipal is one of the most prestigious and premier medical colleges in India.
3. Bangalore Medical College and Research Centre, Bangalore
Bangalore Medical College, now renamed Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, popularly known as BMC, is a medical college run by the Government of Karnataka. It is located on K.R. Road, near City Market. It is the only government medical college in Bangalore and one of 10 in Karnataka. BMC is an autonomous institution under the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar, Bangalore.
4.Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli
Since its inception, the Institution has carried a brilliant history of having a host of eminent teachers as its faculty, numerous alumni who have glorified the name of this Institute, not only in our country but across the globe. It has been playing, and continues to play a major role in serving the society at large, not only in terms of providing tertiary health care services to the needy, but also by developing resources in terms of health care providers and researchers.The decade between 1980 to 1990 changed its face of being a non – descript hospital in terms of treating cancer patients to a well known major and a model comprehensive regional center for cancer treatment & research. It was therefore capable of offering contemprory sophisticated diagnostic & therapeutic services to ever increasing numbers of cancer patients, not only from Karnataka state, but also from neighboring states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra.
5.RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore
Availability of medical facilities is of utmost importance. They aim to serve the healthcare needs to the medically needy populations. Through this they provide quality medical, paramedical, nursing and allied healthcare education, excellent and compassionate hospital services with state of the art facilities as well as to carry out health research for the betterment of the humankind in tune with the holistic values of the institution.
6.Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, K.L.E University, Belgaum
The sprawling 100 acre self contained campus has excellent infrastructure and learning resources that collectively provide a stimulating and enjoyable learning ambience. The hostels accommodate over 2000 boys and girls . Student amenities are within the campus, viz. banks, ATMs, Post office, indoor and out door stadia, Olympic standard swimming pool, auditorium, garden with musical fountains, prayer places, co-op store, book shop, canteens, parlor etc.
7. AJ Institute of Medical Science, Mangalore
The classrooms culminate the advances of the 21st century technology boom and modern medical education to provide top-class education to the students. Laboratories are provided with modern equipments and high standard exhibits and slides to allow the students to consolidate the knowledge received in lecture halls. The highly talented and experienced faculty of AJIMS is pledged to mould its students into highly disciplined intellectuals of integrity. Thus, they foster medical ethics seasoned with humanitarian and moral values to transform us into future citizens who will make a difference in the world tomorrow. The medical college is also equipped with one of the best stocked libraries in the state. It offers an expanse of knowledge for the students to excavate. The computer and the Internet facilities allow the students to probe beyond the “book-world” and explore wider realms of knowledge.
8.MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore
The college is also permitted by MCI and RGUHS for post graduate degree courses in 12 disciplines, and Post Graduate Diploma Courses in 6 disciplines.
The campus is well spread out over 27 acres with an eco friendly academic ambience.
The college has excellent infrastructure and a dedicated faculty for teaching and training in the requisite fields of medicine.
A well stocked central library, with broadband connectivity, and all logistic support is available. Modern lecture halls and auditoriums equipped with all requisite audio-visual teaching aids ensure an environment conducive to learning.
9.Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore was established in the year 1980 by the Vokkaligara Sangha and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.
KIMS is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) permanently for running MBBS Course since 1980-81 and also running Post-graduate degree/diploma courses in various disciplines since 1991-92.
10.M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
M.S. Ramaiah Medical College strives to establish itself as a Centre of excellence in the field of Medical Education by training students to be professionals of global standards in the field of medicine, with a deep sense of social commitment, ethical values and high standards, through continual improvement of services, systems and processes.762 Views