MU [Manipal University] MD, MS and M.Ch Admission 2018

Last Updated - June 08 2018

MD, MS, M.Ch, and M.Pharm are offered by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University in various specialization. University also has a tie up with the State bank of India, which offers education loan facility to deserving aspirants. Apart from financial aid, University also offers a scholarship to aspirants. Application form for M.Pharm and M.Ch is to be submitted in the month of May and June respectively. An entrance test is organized for the selection of aspirants for MD, MS, M.Ch and M.Pharm programmes on All India level. For MD and MS courses, seats are reserved for those selected under the Directorate of Medical Education and for those aspirants who are interested to cater as a teaching faculty for a minimum duration of 3 years. Application for MD and MS is to be submitted in the month of February and entrance test is to be organized in the month of February itself. The application can be made via online mode for which payment is to be done via net banking/Credit card/Debit card.

  • Method of Application



    08th Feb 2018 - 11th May 2018

Important Dates

Last date for the submission of application form08th Feb 2018
Date of Entrance Examination12th - 25th Feb 2018
Last Date of Registration11th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria


Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS) are offered by the Kasturba Medical College in various specializations.

Community MedicinePharmacology
Dermatology, Venereology & LeprosyPhysiology
Forensic MedicinePsychiatry
General MedicinePulmonary Medicine
Hospital AdministrationRadiodiagnosis
Immunohematology & Blood TransfusionRadiotherapy

Specializations (For MS):

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

Duration: 3 years

  • Aspirants must have done MBBS from any University recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  •  Foreign nationals/NRI supported by the Indian relatives can also apply under the foreign/NRI category. 

Note 1: Foreign nationals/NRI supported by cousin brother/sister, aunt, uncle brother/sister-in-law or any other person will not be accepted.

Note 2: Period for those aspirants who have a diploma in the same specialization is 2 years.


M.Pharm is offered by the Manipal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in various specializations.

  • Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Assurance
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Pharmacy Exercise
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Quality
  • Pharmacology


Those aspirants who have done B.Pharm from any University recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India securing a minimum of 50% marks are qualified for the programme.


Duration: 3 years

  • Urology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery


  • Aspirants should have a permanent registration from Medical Council of India.
  • Aspirants having MS in general surgery from any college/University recognized by the Medical Council of India are qualified for the programme.

Application Procedure

M.Pharm, MD & MS

Aspirants can apply for the programme by visiting Manipal University website. There are two various sections for application, one is for the Indian admissions and another is for international admissions.

Indian admissions are done for Indian nationals for whom the application fee is INR 600 and entrance test fee is INR 1400. International admissions are done for foreign national for whom the application fee is INR 2500. The application is submitted in 5 simple steps:

  • Basic information:

Here aspirants need to submit their information including personal details, course details, and location.

  • Program selection:

Here aspirant needs to select the program and make the online payment for that programme.

  • Contact Information:

Aspirants need to submit their contact details where University can communicate with the aspirant.

  • Education Qualification:

Aspirants need to submit their educational details in this section.

  • Confirmation:

This is the last step for the application form where aspirants can download the form and send it along with the Demand draft drawn in favor of Manipal University, payable at Manipal or Udupi to

Director, Admissions Manipal University

Manipal 576 104, Karnataka, India


Payment of application fee can also be done via Credit card/Debit card/Net banking.  A copy of photograph and signature of the aspirant is to be uploaded while filling the online application form.

MU Admission Procedure

Aspirants are required to appear for Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU-OET) conducted on All India level. Aspirants have the facility to choose an appropriate slot for giving the test according to their convenience.

University will constitute a merit list for selection of Aspirants based on their performance in the test and the eligibility for the course.

Aspirants facts:

Few seats are reserved for the Aspirants selected under Directorate of Medical education. (For MS and MD)

Seats are also reserved under the In-service category, in which Aspirants are required to serve as a teaching staff for at least 3 years after the completion of course. (For MS and MD)

Aspirants are required to appear for an interview for admission to M.Ch programme.

A separate merit will be constituted for the foreign nationals on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying exams.

Financial Aid:

The State Bank of India provides financial support to those students who are meritorious but lags on financial aspects.

Bank provides a loan of INR 7.5 lakhs to deserving Aspirants without any security. This amount may be extended to INR 30 lakhs if Aspirants produce something as a security for the money taken as loan.  Bank allows the repayment of the loan by the candidate up to 12 years.

Parent’s annual Income scholarship:

Up to INR 3 lakhs: 100%

3 lakhs to 5 lakhs: 90%

5 lakhs to 7.5 lakhs: 75%

7.5 lakhs to 10 lakhs: 50%

10 lakhs to 12.5 lakhs: 25%

Above 12.5 lakhs: 10%


Those Aspirants, who are eligible for 100% scholarship, should have to pay 5% of the annual fee or 5% of family annual income, whichever is less.

To claim for the scholarship Aspirants are required to provide an attested copy of Income Tax return of parents’ income.

The scholarship does not contain hostel fees, expenses on books etc.

Konkani speaking students:

There is also a provision of providing a scholarship to those Aspirants who have linguistic command on Konkani language. They are provided with the waiver of 10% of the course fee.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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