Karuna Medical College is a private college established in 2006 in Palakkad, Kerala. It is a part of the Karuna Institute of Medical Sciences. The courses offered include MBBS, B.Sc, B. Pharm, MD, M.Pharm, and Pharm D. Admissions to the MBBS and MD courses are made on the basis of the NEET-UG and NEET-PG examinations respectively and the subsequent counseling processes. The admissions to the remaining courses are based on merits achieved in the qualifying examination.
|Established | Type||2006 | Private|
|Approved by||Medical Council of India|
|Affiliated to||Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS Thrissur)|
|Courses||MBBS, B.Sc, B. Pharm, MD, M.Pharm, and Pharm D|
|Admission Criteria||Merit in Entrance Examination|
|Accepted Exam Scores||NEET UG and NEET PG|
|Facilities||Hostel, Library, Gymnasium, Sports|
|Principal||Dr. S. Vasanthamalai|
Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 10 +2 at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology together and 50% marks in Biology separately.
Selection Criteria: NEET UG
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10 +2 with Science (PCB) & English Core/English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10 + 2 with physics, chemistry, biology or biotechnology with at least 50 %
Selection Criteria: Merit in Qualifying Examination
Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, and Microbiology
Selection Criteria: NEET PG
Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacy Practice, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Read More: Karuna Medical College Fees Structure
Admissions to the MBBS programs are done on the basis of NEET UG Examination. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the medical common entrance test conducted by NTA. The application process for NEET 2020 has been completed.
The steps to apply are:
Post the examination, NTA will release merit lists based on which students will be selected for the counseling process. If or when the candidate is allowed Karuna Medical College, he can then apply to the college. This can be done online or offline.
The steps to apply to NEET PG are as follows:
Read More: Karuna Medical College Admission
Some of the facilities provided by the college include:
Ques. What are the important NEET details?
Ans. NEET 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode on 26th July. It is a 3-hour long paper. Despite requests to conduct NEET twice a year, it will be conducted only once this year. The application fee for the NEET examination is INR 1400. It has three sections: physics, chemistry and biology/ biotech. Each correct answer is rewarded 4 marks, while each wrong answer deducts one mark. All questions are multiple-choice.
Ques. How is Karuna Medical College?
Ans. The courses are priced on the relatively higher side, but most students find the value for money satisfactory. Although the campus is situated at a distance from facilities like banks, it makes up for it with the serene and calm atmosphere which students find conducive to the education process. The faculty members are also highly experienced and the ratings given to the college are quite good.
Ques. What are the float, freeze, and withdrawal options on NEET counseling form 2020?
Ans. If the candidate is satisfied with the allotted college in the form and does not want to be considered for any more rounds of the counseling can use the Freeze option. This is also known as the Lock option. On the other hand, if the candidate is satisfied but also wants to be considered for other colleges and rounds, he can use the Float option. Lastly, if the student is not satisfied with allotted college, and does not want to appear for the subsequent rounds, he can use the withdraw option.
Ques. Can I apply to Karuna Medical College if I have not given a NEET examination?
Ans. Yes, you can still apply for the B.Sc Nursing program, and the B.Pharm and M.Pharm programs. However, you cannot apply to the MBBS or MD programs without a valid NEET score.
Ques. How do we contact the college for further details?
Ans. The mailing address of the college is Karuna Medical College, Vilayodi, Chittur, Palakkad, Kerala- 678103. They can be contacted at 9496962555 or 04923225300. They can also be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ques. Is there any scholarship for students pursuing a degree at Karuna Medical College?
Ans. The Safe Development Aims Trust is a registered Charitable Trust constituted by the Minority Community of Muslims with its headquarters at Karuna Hospital Campus, Melamuri, Palakkad, Kerala. Since its inception in 1993, this trust has been actively engaged in the educational, social, and Health Activities in this region. There is a link on the Karuna Medical College website to apply for scholarships from this trust.
|MBBS||₹5 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 50% + NEET|
|M.Pharm||₹1.1 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||B.Pharm.|
|M.D Physiology||₹1 Lakh (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.D Pathology||₹1 Lakh (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.D Microbiology||₹1 Lakh (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.D Pharmacology||₹1 Lakh (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.D Biochemistry||₹1 Lakh (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|