As kids, many of us might have dreamed to become doctors or surgeons. Maybe you would have role-played as doctors in child’s play. But maybe the passion runs a lot deeper and you want to be a doctor to be able to help people and cure sickness (Hopefully you’re no scared to see a little bloodshed).
The healthcare or medical industry is one of the largest, evergreen and ever-growing industries in an economy like ours. Aspirants for any course in medical must have biology in their 11th and 12th standards or PUC. That means Physics, Chemistry and Biology are important.
NEET, JIPMER and AIIMS are the most important medical entrance exams one has to take in order to get into top medical colleges top medical colleges. These entrances play an important role for aspirants as they decide your chances of getting into courses like MBBS, BDS, Bachelor of Homeopathic medicine and surgery (BHMS), Bachelor of Unani medicine and surgery (BUMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) etc. But, there are other options for students to work in the healthcare industry by taking up paramedical courses like Nursing, Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Therapy (BASLP), Radio technology, Nuclear medicine, Lab technology, Optometry, Physical Therapy and several medical diploma courses available.
Aspirants who want to do their MBBS must write NEET, the national entrance exam for getting admissions into medical colleges. It is one of the most popular and prestigious course and it is for 5 ½ years along with a 1-year long internship at the end. MBBS is the minimum qualification after which you can take up an MD in the specialty of your choice. NEET is the only entrance exam to get admissions into one of the 66,620 seats of MBBS in India. State entrance exams are no longer conducted so, it is important to apply and write NEET then submit the scored to Karnataka CET or any state CET board. It can also be submitted for COMED-K.
Some of the top medical colleges in India include AIIMS Delhi, JIPMER, Stanley Medical College, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, St. John’s Medical College, Christian Medical College, King George’s Medical College, University College of Medical Sciences Delhi, Kasturba Medical College, Institute of medical Sciences BHU, AFMC, Lady Hardinge Medical College for Women etc.
Here is a list of medical colleges of Karnataka for you to choose from. It also includes the top private medical colleges of Karnataka and the best government medical colleges. They are separated on the basis of government and private colleges so that you can make a choice.
|S.l. No||NAME OF COLLEGE||TYPE|
|1||A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore||Private|
|2||Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur||Private|
|3||Al-Ameen Medical College,Bijapur||Private|
|4||Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore||Government|
|5||Basaveswara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga||Private|
|6||Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum||Government|
|7||BGS Global Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore||Private|
|8||Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences,Bidar||Government|
|9||Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore||Private|
|10||Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Bangalore||Government|
|11||ESIC Medical College, Gulbarga||Government|
|12||Father Mullers Institute of Medical Education and Research, Mangalore||Private|
|13||Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences, Mallasamudra, Mulgund Road, Gadag||Government|
|14||Government Medical College, Mysore||Government|
|15||Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga||Government|
|16||Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan||Government|
|17||Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum||Private|
|18||JJM Medical College, Davangere||Private|
|19||JSS Medical College, Mysore||Private|
|20||K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore||Private|
|21||K V G Medical College, Sullia||Private|
|22||Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli||Private|
|23||Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore||Private|
|24||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||Private|
|25||Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore||Government|
|26||Khaja Banda Nawaz Institute of Medical Sciences, Gulbarga||Private|
|27||Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences, Koppal||Government|
|28||M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore||Private|
|29||Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga||Private|
|30||Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya||Government|
|31||MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore||Private|
|32||Navodaya Medical College, Raichur||Private|
|33||Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur||Government|
|34||Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bangalore||Private|
|35||S S Institute of Medical Sciences& Research Centre, Davangere||Private|
|36||S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot||Private|
|37||Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore||Private|
|38||SDM Medical College , Dharwad||Private|
|39||Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga||Government|
|40||Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bijapur||Private|
|41||Shridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital, Tumkur||Private|
|42||Sri Devaraj URS Medical College, Kolar||Private|
|43||Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur||Private|
|44||Srinivas Institute of Medical Research Centre, Srinivasnagar||Private|
|45||St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore||Private|
|46||Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga, Karnataka||Private|
|47||The Oxford Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bangalore||Private|
|48||Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary||Government|
|49||Vydehi Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bangalore||Private|
|50||Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore||Private|
For NRI quota seats and Management quota seats one has to contact the desired medical college with the NEET scores. Eduprov education consultancy is always ready to help you choose the best medical college for you to attend.
Dental is also a popular course choice among biology students. Bachelor of Dental Surgery, aka BDS, is 5 years duration with one year compulsory internship. This course is also offered through NEET. As per the official notification, around 30,000 seats have been reserved for BDS aspirants for admission to dental colleges in India.
It includes the same process as medical colleges. For dental admissions, some of the top dental colleges in Bangalore are-
Dayanada sagar dental college and hospital
MS Ramaiah Dental College Bangalore
RV Dental College Bangalore
Vokkaligara Dental College
VS Dental College Bangalore etc.
Some other medical courses that require NEET marks and qualifications are –
- Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery – BAMS
- Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery – BHMS
- Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery – BUMS
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy – B.Pth or BPT
- Bachelor of Veterinary Science – B.VSc
- Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga – BNYS
- Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery – BSMS
There are a few more medical and paramedical courses that do not need NEET scores but help in getting a job in medical industry. They are well paying, fulfilling and very important.
- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
- Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biomedical Engineering
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (Non-Clinical)
- Bachelor of Science in Cardiac or Cardiovascular Technology
- Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy
- Bachelor in Psychology