Established in 1963 as a private institution, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College offers UG, PG and super speciality level courses such as MBBS, MS, MD and many others. The college is approved by Medical Council of India (MCI) and is affiliated to KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka. It is also recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council and listed in W.H.O. directory of World Medical Institutions. It has collaborations with ICMR, WHO, NIH, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA, for teaching and research which attracts students from all over the world.

The college provides all the facilities and best of infrastructure in its sprawling campus of 100 acres. High tech laboratories, clinical skills labs, health care centres, hospitals are a major attraction of the college. The alumni of the college are placed in reputed hospitals and medical education institutions and Universities.

JNMC Belagavi Highlights 

The interested students can get a glance of the institute through the following points:

Established I Institute type 1963 I Private
Approved by Medical council of India (MCI)
Affiliated to KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka
Courses offered UG, PG, Doctoral and Diploma
Popular Courses MBBS, MD, MS
Entrance exams NEET UG, NEET PG, NEET SS
Application Mode Online and Offline
Campus area 100 Acres
Facilities Available Library, clinical skills lab, High Tech laboratories
Official website

JNMC Belagavi Ranking/ Achievements

  • The university has achieved a unique distinction of NAAC ‘A’ grade.
  • JNMC is among the top twenty medical schools in the country as per the national surveys conducted in 2007 and 2013.

JNMC Belagavi Courses

The college offers UG, PG and doctoral courses in different fields. The basic eligibility and duration are tabulated below:

Course Name Specializations Basic Eligibility Duration
MBBS - 10+2 (PCB)+ NEET UG 5.5 years
MD Anatomy MBBS with 55% marks along with pre-degree internship + NEET PG 3 years
Community Medicine
Forensic Medicine
General Medicine
Skin and VD
Pulmonary Medicine
Radio Diagnosis
MS ENT MBBS with 55% marks along with pre-degree internship NEET PG 3 years
General Surgery
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
MPH General Graduation in any medical related field 2 years
Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Health Care quality and Safety
DM Neurology The minimum eligibility criterion is to have an M.D. in Medicine or Paediatrics + NEET SS 3 years
Cardiac Anaesthesia
M.Ch Urology The candidate must have an M.S. degree in General Surgery + NEET SS 3 years
Plastic Surgery
Neuro Surgery
Paediatric Surgery
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
M.Sc Nutrition and Dietetics Graduation in respective medical field 2 years

Apart from the courses listed above, the college also offers various Diploma programmes, Certificate courses in Public Health, BPH degree courses, etc.

Read more:  JNMC Courses & Fees

JNMC Belagavi Admission

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College offers courses in UG as well as PG domain. It conducts admission in both offline and online processes. However, the candidates planning to take admission in M.B.B.S. must register online for NEET UG on the official website and give the entrance exam and for PG and Super Specialty courses, the candidates need to register for NEET PG and NEET-SS respectively from their official website and appear for respective entrance exams.

For Online Application:

  • The candidates have to open the official website and open the application form online.
  • Second step is to carefully mention the discipline of choice while filling the form.
  • They have to attach all the required documents and submit the application form online by paying the application fee through the online gateway.

For offline application:

  • Candidates have to collect the application manually from the college.
  • They have to fill it correctly with personal and registration details.
  • After attaching the required document, they need to submit the application form at the college by paying the application fee.

Read more:  JNMC Admission 2020

JNMC Belagavi Placements

The college does not offer any placements but students are offered one year internships as part of their academic curriculum for the completion of their degrees. However, after passing from good grades, the students have numerous opportunities waiting for them. They can work in prominent hospitals, health care institutions. They can also pursue higher education from reputed Universities all over the world.

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JNMC Belagavi Scholarships

The college offers scholarships to its meritorious students. Also, the students who get admission through state quota receive various fee waivers. Other Central and state government scholarships are available as per the norms.

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JNMC Belagavi Facilities

The college provides all the basic facilities to its students in its campus only. The infrastructure of the campus is quite well built with facilities like:

  • Library: The central library of the college has a rich collection of reference books and journals and a state of the art digital library which provides access to a wide range of e-learning resources.
  • Hostel: The College provides separate hostel facilities to both boys and girls accommodating over 2000 boys and girls.
  • Student amenities: The College has all the basic amenities such as banks, ATMs, Post office, indoor and outdoor stadium, Olympic standard swimming pool, auditorium, garden with musical fountains, prayer places, co-op store, book shop, canteens, parlor etc.
  • Cafeteria: The College has a well maintained, hygienic, airy Cafeteria.

JNMC Belagavi Faculty

The faculty of JNMC is highly reputed and qualified in their respective fields of study. They have experience in teaching for a long term and teach students through a well planned curriculum. The principal of the college is Dr. Niranjana S Mahantashetti, who herself is a specialist in Pediatrics. She has proved her administrative skills and the college is all set to scale new heights under her leadership.

The teaching faculty posts are held at various levels including assistant professors, associate professors and lecturers. The college faculty has the distinction of receiving the prestigious B C. Roy National Awards for Eminent Medical Teacher and the Hari Om Ashram Alembic Award.

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Ques. What facility is provided for them to have a practical view of their course?

Ans. For students to have a practical idea, the College has unique museums where medical facts and oddities of the human body are on display.  A collection of over 300 dissected specimens and 1000 models are carefully preserved. Clinical skills laboratories are also there for hands on experiments.

Ques. Is residing in hostels compulsory?

Ans. No, staying in a hostel is not compulsory. Students can opt to daily come to college by their own means. However Hostel facility is available if students want to opt for hostels.

Ques. What recreation facilities are available in the college?

Ans. The College organizes several cultural, literary and sports activities under the guidance of the faculty. Spiritual leaders are invited to deliver motivational talks. Popular and National Festivals are celebrated annually with great enthusiasm.

Ques. Are there any certificate courses?

Ans. Yes, the college offers one year certificate courses in Bioethics and Public Health Informatics under the public Health Department.

Ques. Which hospitals are associated with the college?

Ans. The College is associated with KLE Dr. Prabhakar Kore Charitable Hospital which provides free health care in basic specialties to the poor. Students are also offered internships in this hospital.