K S Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangalore

K S Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA), established in 1999, is a constituent college of NITTE (Deemed to be University) in Deralakatte, a town about 13 km from Mangalore and is recognized by the  National Medical Commission (NMC), New Delhi, and the Malaysian Medical Council. The college is ranked 36th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 by MHRD, GOI among all the medical colleges in India. NITTE Education Trust was founded in 1979 by Late Justice K S Hegde, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

The campus of KS Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) stands on 40 acres of land. Equipped with all modern facilities, the serene and peaceful campus provides an ideal learning atmosphere for the students. The college is ranked 36th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 by MHRD, GOI among the medical colleges in India. KS Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) is accredited ’A’ Grade by NAAC.

The college has a world-class infrastructure housed in tall buildings with excellent Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The institute provides spacious classrooms, fully equipped ultra-modern labs. The sports facilities in the campus consist of an athletic turf track of 400 meters, Football ground, Cricket pitch, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, and Badminton courts. The campus has facilities for indoor games like Table Tennis, Chess, and Carrom.

KS Hegde Medical College

The hostels are on the campus and in close proximity to the college and hospital. Every hostel has solar water heaters, WiFi facility, common telephone, TV room, reading room, visitors lounge, water coolers, generators, 24×7 security and surveillance cameras The hostels also have facilities for indoor and outdoor games.

The institute encourages students to carry out research activities. It has collaborations and research connections with several renowned international and national organizations like the University of Toronto in Canada, the Wake Forest University in USA, BARC Research Centre of Mangalore University in India and St. John’s Research Institute in India. Students belonging to both, undergraduate programs as well as post graduate programs are encouraged to pursue and participate in research related studies and activities.

Justice K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital

Justice K S Hegde Charitable hospital is a 1000 bedded teaching hospital for the constituent institutions of NITTE (Deemed to be University) with 12 broad specialities and 15 super specialities. The hospital provides excellent training opportunities to the students of the institution. The hospital has a motto of providing quality treatment and healthcare at affordable cost. Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays 24/7. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM

Justice K S Hegde Charitable hospital

Clinical board’s general specialities viz. Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesiology and Radiology and three paraclinical departments viz. Pathology, Microbiology and Biochemistry are working in the Justice K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital. In addition to the basic clinical specialities, NICU, PICU, OICU, Paediatric Nephrology including dialysis, Arthroscopy and GI Endoscopy are some of the specialised tertiary level services rendered in the hospital.

Hospital is having State-of-the-art flat panel Cath Lab with Fractional Flow and Reserve (FFR) facilities for Angiogram, Angioplasty and Valvuloplasty catering to patients day and night under expert care.A sophisticated and self-contained 3 bedded ICU for treatment of Burn victims.16 all modern laminar flow OT’s with advance engineering controls

25 bed Trauma and Emergency department with Minor OT attached and facilities for resuscitation and ventilation of severely ill patients manned by Medical Officers round the clock.

The hospital houses a dedicated centre for treatment of cancer and neurological disorders. With a footfall of over 3 lakh outpatients and 30000 inpatients every year, the hospital is catering to the people of DK and adjoining districts of Karnataka and Kerala.

COVID19 -Hospital takes pride as one of the first hospitals in the district to start telemedicine services, medicine delivery services during the COVID pandemic. It is also the first hospital to receive DCGI approval for starting Convalescent Plasma Therapy and the first hospital to start a Comprehensive Post COVID Care Clinic in coastal region.

List of MBBS,MD/MS/DIPLOMA/SS Courses and seat in K S Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA)

Course nameAnnual intake
Post graduate Courses 
MD – General Medicine17
MS – General Surgery12
MD – Anaesthesiology16
MS – Orthopaedics9
MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology6
MD – Paediatrics9
MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology8
MD/MS – Ophthalmology6
MD – Pathology5
MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine5
MD – Microbiology3
MD – Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy5
MD/MS – Anatomy 4
MD – Psychiatry5
MD – Bio-Chemistry3
MD – Physiology4
MD – Pharmacology5
MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology4
Super Specialty 
M.Ch – Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery1
Seat Matrix For MBBS (200 SEAT)
             Medical Counseling Committee (MCC)
Management Quota NRI Quota
114 (seat)23 (seat)
KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority)
State Government Quota 6%

State KEA (Karnataka Examinations Authority) Conducts a Counselling for 6% seats of KSHEMA. KEA conducts Online counseling R1 & R2 and Mop-up rounds (Offline) through a single application Process for Government and Management seats in Karnataka.

To Know About KEA Counseling Read Karnataka (KEA) NEET-UG Counselling, Seat Matrix, Reservation, Govt. and Management Seats CLICK HERE


Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) Admission Procedure-There are 4 Rounds of counseling i.e. Round 1, Round 2 , Mop-Up Round & Stray Vacancy Round. Out of the four rounds, three rounds are conducted online by MCC i.e. Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-Up Round. The Stray Vacancy round shall be conducted by the respective Deemed Universities for which the students must be registered and are displayed in the MCC List.

To Know About KEA Counselling Read Medical college’s under Deemed University- Admission Process, Eligibility, Seats, Fee, Cut-off etc. CLICK HERE