Navodaya Medical College, established by S. R. Reddy in 2001 in Raichur district Karnataka, is the first private medical college started in Raichur district. It offers courses in UG, PG, and various Diploma degrees in clinical, pre-clinical, and para-clinical Sciences. This college is recognized by the Medical Council of India and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. 

Navodaya Medical College Raichur Highlights

Established | Type 2001 | Private
Affiliation  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Recognized By Government of India and Medical Council of India
Course Offered UG, PG, Diploma
Popular Course MBBS
Application Mode Online
Facilities Hostel, Library, Hospital, Labs, Food Court, lecture rooms
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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Courses

The table below gives information about the various courses in the medical domain being imparted at the college:

Course Specializations Eligibility
MBBS Medical Doctor Eligibility: Intermediate graduate with PCB/Bio-Technology and English with a minimum of 50% and NEET-UG merit rank
Duration: 5.5 years
MD Physiology Eligibility: MBBS degree and NEET PG merit rank
Duration: 3 years
Diploma Obstetrics and Gynaecology Eligibility: MBBS degree and NEET PG merit rank
Duration: 2 years

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Admission

Navodaya Medical College accepts applications for admission in UG and PG (MD/MS) programs as per the norms set by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Interested candidates have to appear for the (NEET-UG) for MBBS, and NEET (PG) for admission to MD/ MS and PG Diploma courses across various specializations. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam must register with KEA for the purpose of counseling.

Course Entrance Examination

How to Apply?

  • Visit the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) official website and register thereby filling out the online application form.
  • Fill all the relevant information precisely in the Application form, missing information would lead to cancellation of admission.
  • PG candidates need to submit a hard copy of the complete application form along with an affidavit as a bond to serve for two-year after graduation in a designated hospital or healthcare center in a medically underserved area of the country.
  • All original documents have to be produced during the time of document verification with self-attested photocopies of all relevant documents.
  • The candidate would also have to submit the additional documents as requested by the institute.

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Placement

Navodaya Medical College offers a one-year, paid rotatory internship under the MBBS course. The internship is a phase of training where a medical graduate is expected to learn methods to conduct actual practice of medical and health care and acquire skills under supervision, so that he/she may become an independent practitioner.

Placement is also provided to students in good numbers. Most of them are placed in the college's owned hospital itself. Paid Internships are provided within the college's hospital with a stipend of INR 36,000 to 48,000 for 1 year. A postgraduate student doing an MS course can receive a stipend of INR 3,00,000 to 4,20,000 in the first year with gradual increment.

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Scholarship

Navodaya Medical College also provides scholarships for the deserving as well as for the students belonging to the economically weaker section of the society. This scholarship is very beneficial for the students who want to study but don’t have enough money. Students can apply for the scholarship program at the beginning of the academic year. Apart from these scholarships, one can also apply for the various educational loans provided by various banks. There are also government-sponsored scholarships for students from SC, ST, and OBC categories. The admin office of the medical college provides assistance in applying for these scholarships.

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Facilities

The medical college is at the forefront in providing all necessary facilities to the medical students and doctors in their education. Being a medical college, there is a lot of focus on practical facilities like well-equipped laboratories, good infrastructure, and a strong library. Below are mentioned some of the facilities provided by the college:

  • Library: The ultra-modern Central Library at Navodaya Medical College is the pride of this institute. The total collection of books until today is 32,714. The institute also has a digital library and Internet Facilities for the academic purpose and for the research work of the students and the professors.
  • Hostel: There are 5 boys hostels and 4 girls hostels in the medical college campus, providing accommodation to over 4,000 students within the campus, with all the amenities for the students so that they feel at home.
  • Hospital and medical facilities: Hospital has a capacity of 1050 beds with 80% for free treatment for the underprivileged sections. Other facilities available are the Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU), Medical ICU, Respiratory, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, AC Labour Ward, Regional Diagnostic Lab.
  • Sports facilities: Outdoor & indoor sports facilities available in the college campus. It has a Volleyball court, cricket ground, badminton courts, basketball court, table tennis, and carom board with an indoor facility to promote excellence in sport as well as recreation for students.
  • Labs: The college has Hi-Tech Laboratories for students to apply their theoretical knowledge practically and to conduct experiments.

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur Faculty

This medical institute has a good student-teacher ratio of well trained and highly educated faculty members. Each department has more than 10 faculty members, who are well qualified and experienced in their respective fields. Overall there are around 200 teaching faculty members including Professor & HOD, Associate Professor, Tutors, and Junior Resident, and approximately 400 non-teaching members working in this institute.

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Navodaya Medical College Raichur FAQs

Ques. Is Navodaya medical college a good medical college to pursue MS?

Ans. Yes. Navodaya medical college is one of the decent private medical colleges in the Karnataka region and all of its medical courses are approved by the medical council of India and as well as by the State government of Karnataka. If you're looking to apply for MS in this college there are various courses provided in the MS degree course in the following specializations: Orthopedics, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anatomy, and various others.

Ques. What is convenient to reach Navodaya medical college?

Ans. Navodaya Medical College is one of the topmost private medical colleges in Karnataka, offering UG and PG courses in Medical Sciences. One can reach there by train as it is 4 km from Mantralayam road railway station or you can reach there by plane or any other mode of transportation.

Ques. What is the fee structure and admission criteria for MBBS at Navodaya Medical College, Raichur?

Ans. Navodaya Medical college is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences which is the Health University in Karnataka. The total fee structure for the prestigious MBBS course at Navodaya medical college is INR 4,22,727/year and admission criteria are at least 50 % marks in 10+2 science stream (PCB) and NEET exam qualified.

Ques. How many marks does one require in NEET (for OBC candidate) to get the admission in Navodaya medical college?

Ans. The minimum qualifying score for an OBC candidate is 40%. If you are from the OBC category you simply have to score more than 40% while appearing for NEET in that particular year. For example in NEET 2019, the 40th percentile score was equal to 108-130 marks. Moreover, it varies from year to year according to the number of applicants.

Ques. What are some other good medical colleges in Karnataka apart from Navodaya Medical college?

Ans. Given below are some of the other medical colleges apart from Navodaya medical college in Karnataka:

Mahadevappa Medical College is a private medical college in, Karnataka. The college is also affiliated to (RHUHS) and is as good as Navodaya medical college in every sphere. Another college situated in Karnataka is Al-Ameen Medical College and it offers courses in the field of medicine and surgery. Set up in the year 1984, the college has a well-equipped hospital within its campus. Both of these colleges are located in the Karnataka region and as good as Navodaya medical college in terms of courses, facilities, faculty, infrastructure, and campus.