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Founded in 1999, KS Hegde Medical Institute (KSHEMA) became a constituent of Nitte University College. In 2009, the institute was named after its founder, visionary, late KS Hegde, former Supreme Court Justice of India and President Lok. Sabha Institute is rapidly progressing to be recognized as a medical school with high academic standards, delivering quality health care by Focus on promoting corporate social responsibility in students. In line with Nitte University’s vision and mission, K.S Hegde Medical Academy is committed to creating talented and humane professionals who can face future challenges with honesty.

KSHEMA takes a proactive approach to the development and implementation of instructional activities to give students the best opportunity for practical training. Initiatives such as mentoring programs, integrated learning skills labs, e-learning resources and objective evaluation are the hallmarks of the academic programs offered by the institute. The Institute prides itself on its dedicated faculty and non-teaching staff who are committed to creating an enabling environment for students to become talented professionals.

The Institute has demonstrated its commitment to proactive research program development by developing a modern central research laboratory and achieving great support from external funding agencies. The institute has collaboration and research links with international and national organizations such as Wake Forest University, USA, University of Toronto, Canada, BARC Research Center, Mangalore University, India and St. John Research Institute of India. Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in research activities.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Summary
2. MBBS Course
3. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
4. Karnataka State Quota MBBS Seats
5. Management and NRI Quota MBBS Seats
6. PG Courses
7. Infrastructure
8. Facilities
9. Affiliated Hospitals
10. How to Reach

Quick Summary

Established: 1999
Total MBBS Seats: 150
Tuition Fees: CatA(Govt)-Rs 1,11,953; CatB(Management)-Rs 14,30,000; CatC(NRI)-USD 43,000
Hostel Fees: Rs 8,000
AIQ Rellocation Fees:
Institution Type: Deemed
Affiliated To: Nitte University (Deemed), Mangalore
All India Ranking: 07
Karnataka State Ranking: 26
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI), World Health Organisation(WHO)
Affiliated Hospital: KS Hegde Hospital
Average Daily Out-Patients: 1400
Total Beds Available : 1000
Post Graduate Courses : 20
Super Specialty Courses : 01
Other Names: K S Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore, KS Hegde Medical College and Hospital, KS Hegde Medical College, KSHMA Mangalore, K S Hegde Institute of Medical Sciences, KS Hegde Medical Institute Mangalore.
Address: K S Hegde Medical Academy, P.O Deralakatte, Mangaluru – 575018.
Website: http://kshema.nitte.edu.in/
Contact: +91 824-2204490 / 2204491
Mobile: 9480812310

MBBS Course

The MBBS course is a four and a half year period followed by a one year compulsory rotating residential internship. The lasting 12-month internship includes short courses in community health, medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, child health, orthopedics, emergency medicine, and various specialties. All these are according to the guidelines of the Medical Council of India. Admission to the MBBS program is based on the candidate marks obtained in the NEET-UG rank held by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

KS Hegde Medical College annually in-take 150 students for the MBBS Course through for State Quota 10% and Remaining 90% Seats under All India Quota(AIQ)Counselling as Managment and NRI Quota seats.

Admission Procedure and Eligibility

Eligibility: 17 years of age or above as on 31-Dec of the admission year. The maximum age limit to Study MBBS course is 25 years. All Higher Secondary School Students with 10+2 in science stream including biology or biotechnology along with Physics and Chemistry with a minimum of 50% marks are eligible(In case of SC/ST, 40% in board exams; 45% for OBC Category)

Admission Procedure: It is compulsory for medical enthusiasts to appear for the National Eligibility and Entrance Examination (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after 12th grade who wish to get MBBS admission. All the Government, Private, Central and Deemed Universities will be based on NEET scores and the seats for all colleges/institutions/universities will be offered through counseling based on the eligibility Score/Rank, Preferences of colleges and seats available.

Admission to KS Hegde Medical Academy is done through 10% seats for State Quota and balance 90% through All India Quota Counsellinf as Management/NRI Quota. Contact the college authority for Management quota seats to know admission procedures.

Karnataka State Quota Seats & Cutoff

KSHMA Mangalore 2019 seats are allotted through State Quota counselling which is reserved under the following categories with seat Matrix: 1R-01, 2AG-01, 2AH-01, GM-04, GMR-01, SCG-01, STG-01 and Special Category PH-01.

NEET 2018 State Quota Cutoff for HS Hegde Medical College

Category Cutoff
2AG 409
2BK 349
3AG 398
GM 440
GMR 421
SCG 300
SCH 284
SCK 259

Management/NRI Quota MBBS Seats

KS Hegde Medical Academy Mangalore remainig Seats were allotted under College Management and NRI Quota 2019 Seat Matrix for Management-115 and NRI -23 reserved as for Management and for NRI students and herewith last year allotted student Cutoff (All India Rank) for the same;

NEET 2018 Management and NRI Quota All India Rank for KS Hegde Medical College

Category Rank
Management 58177
NRI 737340

NEET 2019 Cutoff Details – AIQ and State Quota MBBS Admission NEET Cut off
This year (NEET 2019) last All India Rank and NEET score cutoff can be found in MBBSCouncil Android App. This mobile App is updated regularly with current year MBBS Admission NEET cut off for KS Hegde Medical Academy Mangaluru and other all medical colleges in India. By downloading this app, you can know the last(Cut off) for All India Rank, State Rank, Category Rank and NEET score of the candidate who got MBBS seat in KS Hegde Medical College Mangalore.

PG Courses

KS Hegde Medical College offers the following PG courses and the Admissions for the same are based on the score obtained in the NEET-PG examination and the selection process. Herewith mentioned seat intakes for each course as follows:

Type PG Course Seats
MD General Medicine 17
MD Anaesthesiology 16
MD Radio Diagnosis/Radiology 08
MD Paediatrics 09
MD Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine 02
MD Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 04
MD Psychiatry 05
MD Pharmacology 05
MD Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine 05
MD Microbiology 03
MD Bio-Chemistry 03
MD Physiology 04
MD Pathology 05
MD Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy 05
MS Orthopaedics 09
MS General Surgery 12
MD/MS Anatomy 04
MD/MS Ophthalmology 06
MD/MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology 06
MCH Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery 01


K S Hegde Medical Academy Campus has well-structured buildings were built with totally more than 80,000sqm area. College buildings are available with 20,000sqm and Separate Residential and Hostel Complex are available in 21,876 sqm. Hospital buildings are available with OPD buildings in approximately 40,000sqm. The department uses one of the institution’s five gallery-type classrooms for frequent classes with a projector and public address system. In addition to didactic lectures, the Department conducts small group discussions, tutorials, dramatizations, skits, problem-based learning, field visits, practical and epidemiological research applied in the laboratory.

Lab and Lecture Halls

The Department has its own seminar room with a capacity for 200 people and two demonstration rooms, each with a capacity for 75 people. The Departmental Museum has an extensive collection of specimens, graphics, illustrations, and models, as per the requirements of the Medical Council of India (MCI). The departmental library has 160 books, 3 journals, 59 project reports from students and interns.

The Institution demonstrates a commitment to develop an active research program with the development of the state-of-the-art Central Research Laboratory and generate substantial success in supporting external funding agencies. The Institution has collaborations and research links with international and national groups such as Wake Forest University, USA, University of Toronto, Canada, BARC Research Center, Mangalore University, India and St. John’s Research Institute, India. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in research activities.


Medical Academy. K.S. Hegde has a well-stocked 2512 sqm library with equipped air conditioning, is well protected by a fire alarm and video surveillance system. Its collections include printed books, e-books, later volumes, WHO publications and CD / DVDs, including MEDLINE on CD-ROM and other resources. The central library subscribes to national and international journals in print and electronic journals. It is also a member of the HELINET and DELNET consortium. The library has a subscription to UpToDate an evidence-based medical decision support function with has a total of 14,701 books and 74 Indian Journals and 68 Foreign Journals. Some of the other services include referral and advisory services, teacher drafting, information and research services, credit services, periodicals and information services. Resource exchange, online databases, user training program.



Hostels are located on campus, near the university and hospital. There are 342 rooms for UG Hostel and 170 rooms available in the PG department. Over 300 rooms are available for trainees and nurses in hostels. Living spaces for separate assemblies are also available. The advance for the collected mess will be adjusted to the monthly fees for the mess, and any shortcomings must be compensated by the students. Based on the suggestions of pensioners, the Clutter committee will decide on a menu consisting of vegetarian and non-vegetarian preparations. Hostellers are equipped with a cot, wardrobe, study table and chair. Each hostel has a solar water heater, WiFi installation, shared telephone, TV room, reading room, guest room, water cooler, generator, security cameras, and 24×7 surveillance.

Affiliated Hospitals

The KS Hegde Hospital is a complete hospital with 1000 beds connected to the Institute. The hospital has the most modern facilities in the areas of anesthesiology, dermatology, ENT, general medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiology and tuberculosis, thoracic and respiratory diseases. The general medicine team is divided into 5 units, each of which performs OPD on separate days, with OPD performed on a rotating basis on Saturday and Sunday. Our Patients Department has 10 rooms for clinical exams, 2 rooms for the University of Gdańsk, clinical teaching rooms and a treatment room.


Hospital services include 150 beds, well-equipped intensive care unit has 40 beds, 12 dedicated to Gen Medicine, pulmonary medicine with 4 beds, Neuro ICU has 8 beds, renal ICU (6 beds) with monitors, ventilators, oximeter analysis, blood gas analysis, etc. The Surgery Department consists of 5 units and patient care services are provided in the unit’s system. The operating rooms are of the latest generation, with the latest equipment and instrumentation. The post-operative care and intensive surgery departments are among the best in the region. The department offers surgical care in rural areas through rural satellite centers attached to the academy.

Health Centres – Primary Health Centers and Rural/Urban Health Training Centers

  • RHTC -Sasihithlu ; located 25km from the college
  • UHTC -Mangalore ; located 15km from the college

How to Reach

KS Hegde Medical Academy is located in Mangalore officially known as Mangaluru in southern Karnataka state, 352 km away from the capital of Bangalore state and between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range. The college is located 17 km from Mangalore and is one of the major cities in Karnataka due to its connection with Other parts of the country through the whole transportation network The College is located 17 km from the main bus terminal and offers regular public transportation to the College such as buses and taxis.

There is a Central Railway Junction in Mangalore which connects to the rest of the state and the country. It is only 12 kilometers from the College for 12 minutes. In addition, Mangalore International Airport is 23 km from the College. It takes approximately 45 minutes.

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