K S Hegde Medical Academy

K S Hegde Medical Academy

name = K S Hegde Medical academy, Mangalore
motto = Long Life Ahead

caption = Front view of K S Hegde Medical Academy
type = Private Medical College and Hospital
established = 1999
dean = Prof. Dr. Arunachalam. Kumar
campus = Nithyanandanagar, Deralakatte
city = mangalore, Karnataka
country = cr|IND
undergrad = 100
affiliations = Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences |
website = [http://www.nitte.ac.in/kshema/ Home page]


The K S Hegde Medical Academy, commonly referred to as KSHEMA, is a medical college located in Deralakatte, near the city of Mangalooru. It is managed by the Nitte education trust, which runs a number of professional colleges in the state of Karnataka.The colleges offer the an MBBS course along with post-graduation courses in the broad specialties of medicine and surgery. The Academy is currently affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.The college hospital recently opened a super speciality block for Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology.


The KS Hegde Medical Academy is located at Deralakatte, a picturesque village about 13 km from Mangalore. The full fledged academy is spread over 40 acres of land. The staff quarters and a new hostel block are being constructed on another 27 acres of land, close to the college and hospital campus.


K S Hegde Medical Academy was established in 1999 by the Nitte Education Trust. The college is named after the visionary and founder, late Justice K S Hegde, former Justice of the Supreme Court of India and former Speaker of the Lok Sabha


*Community Medicine
*Forensic Medicine
*General Medicine
*General Surgery
*Obstetrics & Gynecology
*Radio diagnosis & Imaging
*TB, Chest and Respiratory Diseases


Undergraduate Course

The admissions under the General category will be through the process of centralised single window counseling on the basis of merit obtained in the Common Entrance Tests conducted by the competent authorities-KEA/COMEDK.

Courses Offered

UG Course

4 1/2 year M.B.B.S. course.+ 1 year medical internship.

PG Courses


*General Medicine
*Obstetrics and gynaecology


*General Surgery

Attached Hospitals

K S Hegde charitable Hospital

International Collaborations

KSHEMA has signed an agreement of co-operation with the The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA for co-operation in research, in diseases like malaria and tuberculosis. The college has established a state-of-the-art regional research centre on communciable diseases in collaboration with the University of Texas Health Sciences, on the campus. The Institute also has a staff exchange and training programme with Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA.

Contact Information

Dr. Arunachalam Kumar
The Dean,
K S Hegde Medical Academy,
Medical Sciences Complex,
P.O. Nityanandanagar,
Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575018
Phone: +91-824-2204490 / 2204491 / 2204492
Fax: +91-824-2204162

The Administrative Officer
Nitte Education Trust,
7th Floor, Rama Bhavan Complex,
Kodialbail, Mangalore - 575003
Karnataka, India.
Tel: 91-824-2441025, 2441026, 2440129, 2441875
Fax: 91-824-2443875
Email: admissions@nitte.ac.in , info@nitte.ac.in

External links

* [http://www.nitte.ac.in/kshema/ Home page]
* [http://www.mciindia.org Medical Council of India website]
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K.S._Hegde


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