Courses

St.John's Medical College is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and recognized for the following Graduate and Postgraduate / Diploma courses, with the approval of the Medical Council of India and the Government of Karnataka. (The availability of seats for the Postgraduate courses indicated here are subject to the decision of the court.)

Undergraduate Courses
Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
MBBS 60 5.5
B.Sc. Degree Course in Medical Laboratory Technology(MLT) 20
Plus
2 Lateral Entry
3
Plus
6 mth Internship
B.Sc. Degree Course in Medical Imaging Technology(MIT) 20
Plus
2 Lateral Entry
3
Plus
6 mth Internship
B.Sc. Degree Course in Renal Dialysis(RDT) 20
Plus
2 Lateral Entry
3
Plus
6 mth Internship
B.Sc. Degree Course in Cardiac Perfusion Technology(CPT) 5 3
Plus
6 mth Internship   
Bachelor of Physiotherapy(BPT) 40 4
Plus
6 mth Internship   

Postgraduate Courses
Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
M.D. Anaesthesia 3 3
M.D. Anatomy 2 3
M.D. Biochemistry 2 3
M.D. Community Medicine 2 3
M.D. Dermatology/Venerology/Leprology 1 3
M.D. General Medicine 5 3
M.D. Microbiology 2 3
M.D. Paediatrics 2 3
M.D. Pathology 2 3
M.D. Pharmacology 2 3
M.D. Physiology 2 3
M.D. Psychiatry 2 3
M.D. Radio-diagnosis 1 3
M.S. General Surgery 5 3
M.S. Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 3
M.S. Ophthalmology 2 3
M.S. Orthopaedics 2 3
M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
(Biochemistry)
10 2
M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
(Hematology & Transfusion Medicine)
10 2
                M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology                   
(Microbiology & Immunology)
10 2

Postgraduate Diploma Courses
Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
Anaesthesiology 3 2
Child Health 4 2
Clinical Pathology 2 2
Medical Radio-diagnosis 2 2
Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 2
                                  Otorhinolaryngology                                 2 2

Super-Speciality Courses
Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
DM in Cardiology 1 3
DM in Endocrinology 1 3
DM in Neonatology 1 3
DM in Nephrology 1 3
DM in Neurology 1 3
DM in Gastroenterology 1 3
DM in Pulmonary Medicine 1 3
DM Critical Care 1 3
DM Paediatric Nephrology 1 3
M.Ch in Surgical Oncology 1 3
MCh in Plastic Surgery 1 3
M.Ch in Paediatric Surgery 1 3
M.Ch in Neuro Surgery 1 3
M.Ch in Urology 1 3

DNB (Diplomate of the National Board) Courses
Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
Respiratory Medicine* 4 3
ENT** 4 3
Super Speciality - Gastroenterology 1 3
Super Speciality - Nephrology 2 3
                           Super Speciality - Neurology                         1 3
Super Speciality - Neurosurgery 2 3
Super Speciality - Neonatology 1 3
Super Speciality - Urology 2 3
*2 seats for candidates who have completed Part I DNB and 2 seats for candidates who have
completed DTCD. The duration of the course is 2 years for candidates who have
completed DTCD.
** 2 seats for candidates who have completed Part I DNB and 2 seats for candidates who
have completed DLO. The duration of the course is 2 years for candidates who have
completed DLO.


Eligibility for Admission
Subject to change according to the regulations of the Medical Council of India (MCI), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) and the Court decisions.

MBBS

1. Qualifying Examinations

A candidate seeking admission to first MBBS course:

a) Should have passed two-year Pre-university examination conducted by the Department of Pre-university Education, Karnataka State, with English as one of the subjects, and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

(OR)

b) Should have passed any other examination conducted by Boards/Councils/Intermediate examination established by State Governments/Central Government, and recognized as equivalent to two-year Pre-university examination by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)/Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with English as one of the subjects, and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

(OR)

c) Should have passed Intermediate examination in Science of an Indian university/Board/Council or other recognized examining bodies, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as compulsory subject. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

(OR)

d) Should have passed first year of the three-year degree course of a recognized university with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in these subjects provided the examination is an �University examination�, and the candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually in the Pre-university or other examinations mentioned in the clauses above.

(OR)

e) Should have passed B.Sc. examination of an Indian University, provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. examination with not less than two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology), provided the candidate has passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually in the qualifying examinations mentioned in clauses (a), (b) and (c).

Note: As per the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Circular No. RGUHS/AC2-ADM/Misc-2/2005-06 dated 20.10.2005, the 10+2 examination conducted by the CBSE Delhi, AHSEC Guwahati, Assam etc., the candidates who have opted for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects at the said examination and failed in any one subject is declared as PASS by the respective Boards. But, the university decides to admit candidates to various Health Science courses who have passed individually in optional/core subjects of the qualifying (10+2) examination and the results are declared pass.

Candidates who have passed �Physical Science� instead of Physics and Chemistry as two separate subjects are not eligible for admission to MBBS course as per Medical Council of India Regulations vide letter MCI-37(2)/2001/Med.922 dated 14.02.2001 and RGUHS letter UA/ELY-115/1998-2000 dated 22.05.2001.


2. Marks

The selection of students shall be based on merit provided that:

a) In case of admission on the basis of qualifying examination, a candidate for admission to MBBS course must have passed individually in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, and must have obtained not less than 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying examination.

In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Category I, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in the qualifying examination should be not less than 40% instead of 50% as above. The SC/ST candidates outside Karnataka are not entitled for the relaxation in the minimum percentage required for admission as per the Notification No. RGUHS/ACA2-ADM/MISC/2002-03 dated 24.01.2003.

b) In case of admission on the basis of competitive entrance examination, a candidate must have passed individually in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, and must have obtained not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together at the qualifying examination, and in addition must have come in the merit list prepared as a result of such competitive entrance examination by securing not less that 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in the competitive examination.

In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Category I, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in the qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination should be not less than 40% instead of 50% as stated above (Vide amendment of MCI Regulations, 1997, notified in Gazette of Government of India dated 29.05.1999).


3. Age

The candidate should have completed 17 years of age on or before the 31st day of December of the year of admission. The upper age limit is 35 Years.

4. Non-eligible candidates

Application will be rejected in the following cases:

a) Who have made more than two attempts to pass the two-year Pre-university examination or equivalent examination.

b) Who have not passed in English and obtained 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in aggregate in the two-year Pre-university examination or equivalent examination (For Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Karnataka State only 40%).

c) Who have studied, or who at the time of applying for admission to this College, are studying MBBS or Veterinary Science or Dental Surgery or Pharmacy or Nursing or Indian or Other systems of Medicine or any other professional courses.

d) Religious Sisters who have not completed one year of community life after their first profession, that is, as on the day of commencement of class.

B.Sc., Course

  1. B.Sc., MLT - B.Sc., Medical Laboratory Technology
  2. B.Sc., CPT - B.Sc., Cardiac Perfusion Technology
  3. B.Sc., RDT - B.Sc., Renal Dialysis Technology
  4. B.Sc., MIT - B.Sc., Medical Imaging Technology

Entrance Requirements
  1. Admission is open to male and female candidates
  2. Age: Candidates should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission.
  3. Eligibility- Educational qualification:

    1. For MLT, CPT& RDT courses: A candidate who has passed Two year Pre-University examination conducted by the Pre-University Education Board in the State of Karnataka or any other examination considered as equivalent thereto by the RGUHS and have scored not less than 40% of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    2. For MIT:In addition to the above, the extract from RGUHS Notification No.UA/AUTH/1year A.H.S.126/2007-08 dated 29/06/2007 is applicable as given below.“In case of admission to B.Sc. Imaging Technology OR B.Sc. Radiotherapy Technology, the candidate should have passed Pre university OR equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics, as principal subjects of study.”
    3. Lateral entry - all courses: Leads to admission to second year directly for candidates who have passed diploma program from the Government Boards and recognized by RGUHS, fulfilling the conditions specified in the ordinance of Allied Health Science Courses (Refer to RGUHS website for details).The students are eligible to take admission on lateral entry system only in the same subject studied at diploma level from the academic year 2008-09 vide RGUHS Notification no. AUTH/AHS/317/2008-09 dated 01.08.2008.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) Course

Entrance Requirements
  1. Admission is open to male and female candidates
  2. Age: Candidates should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission.
  3. Eligibility- Educational qualification:

  4. A candidate who has passed two year Pre University examination conducted by Pre University Education Board of Karnataka State with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology

    OR

    A candidate who has passed Boards/Councils/Intermediate examination established by State/Central Government and recognized as equivalent to a two year Pre University Examination by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences/Association of Indian Universities(AIU) with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.

    OR

    Candidates who have completed pre university course with Vocational Physiotherapy and their optional subjects are eligible for admission to BPT course.

Postgraduate Degree (MD/MS)

A candidate seeking admission to this course:

a) Should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India and should have satisfactorily completed the Rotating Compulsory Internship of one year before the starting of the courses, and registered with the Indian Medical Council, and thereafter preferably served in India for a period of at least TWO YEARS in medically underserved areas, recognized as such by this institution.

b) Can apply for any two Postgraduate degree courses and two Postgraduate diploma courses in the same specialties.

Note:

a) Special consideration will be given to alumni of St. John's Medical College who have served in medically underserved areas and underprivileged people, recognized as such by the college.

b) A candidate who is holding a Postgraduate diploma in a particular specialty will apply for the Postgraduate degree course only in the same specialty and not for any other.

Non-eligibility:

a) Candidates who have taken more than TWO YEARS beyond the minimum period required, to pass the MBBS course are ordinarily not eligible to apply for the Postgraduate degree course.

b) Candidates, who have not passed the MBBS degree examination conducted by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences(RGUHS) / Bangalore / Mysore / Mangalore / Karnataka / Gulbarga University or an equivalent examination declared as such by the State Government/University in the State, shall not be eligible for admission.

c) Candidates, who are above 45 years of age as on the last date prescribed for the admission, shall not be eligible for admission to any Postgraduate degree course. However, in respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka, the age limit of 45 years is relaxable by three years.

d) A candidate who is already holding a Postgraduate degree in a particular specialty shall not be eligible to apply for another specialty.

e) A candidate, who is studying for any Postgraduate diploma/degree course, but has not completed the said course by passing the prescribed examination on or before the last date of submitting the application, shall not be eligible for selecton for any higher diploma/degree course.

M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology(Postgraduate Degree Course)

Entrance Requirements
  1. Admission is open to male and female candidates
  2. Age: Candidate should have completed 20 years of age at the time of admission
  3. Eligibility- Educational qualification:
  4. B.Sc. course in MLT with not less than 50% in qualifying examination(refer to RGUHS website)

Postgraduate Diploma

A candidate seeking admission to this course:

a) Should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India and should have satisfactorily completed the Rotating Compulsory Internship of one year before the starting of the courses, and registered with the Indian Medical Council, and thereafter preferably served in India for a period of at least TWO YEARS in medically underserved areas, recognized as such by this institution.

b) Can apply for any two Postgraduate degree courses and two Postgraduate diploma courses in the same specialties.

Note:

Special consideration will be given to alumni of St. John's Medical College who have served in medically underserved areas and underprivileged people, recognized as such by the college.

Non-eligibility:

a) Candidates who have taken more than TWO YEARS beyond the minimum period required, to pass the MBBS course are ordinarily not eligible to apply for the Postgraduate diploma course.

b) Candidates, who have not passed the MBBS degree examination conducted by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences(RGUHS) / Bangalore / Mysore / Mangalore / Karnataka / Gulbarga University or an equivalent examination declared as such by the State Government/University in the State, shall not be eligible for the admission.

c) Candidates, who are above 45 years of age as on the last date prescribed for the admission, shall not be eligible for admission to any Postgraduate diploma course. However, in respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka, the age limit of 45 years is relaxable by three years.

d) A candidate, who is studying for any Postgraduate diploma/degree course, but has not completed the said course by passing the prescribed examination on or before the last date of submitting the application, shall not be eligible for selecton for any higher diploma/degree course.

Super-specialty Courses

Doctor of Medicine (DM)

A candidate can be considered for the admission to the above super-specialty course if he/she has passed M.D. General Medicine from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Master of Chirurgy (MCh)

A candidate can be considered for the admission to the above super-specialty course if he/she has passed M.S. General Surgery from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India.

DNB Courses

DNB (Diplomate of the National Board) Courses 2010 - 2011

Name of the Course Number of Seats Duration (Years)
Respiratory Medicine* 4 3
ENT** 4 3
Anaesthesiology    
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 4 3
Super Speciality - Gastroenterology 1 3
Super Speciality - Nephrology 2 3
Super Speciality - Neurology 1 3
Super Speciality - Neurosurgery 2 3
Super Speciality - Neonatology 1 3
Super Speciality - Urology 2 3

* **2 seats for candidates who have completed Part I DNB and 2 seats for candidates who have completed DPMR. The duration of the course is 2 years for candidates who havecompleted DPMR.

The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India, and completed Part I of DNBE.
(OR)
The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India and passed DPMR.

For further details please contact:
The Registrar
Admissions office
St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences
Sarjapur road
Bangalore – 560 034
Phone no. 22065005/22065105

 

DNB in Respiratory Medicine

The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India, and completed Part I of DNBE.

(OR)

The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India and passed DTCD.

DNB in ENT

The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India, and completed Part I of DNBE.

(OR)

The candidate should have qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognized by the Medical Council of India and passed DLO.

DNB in Gastroenterology, Nephrology and Neurology

A candidate can be considered for admission to the above courses if he/she has passed MD/DNB in Medicine or Paediatrics plus passed in Super-specialty CET of the NBE.

DNB in Neurosurgery and Urology

A candidate can be considered for admission to the above courses if he/she has passed MS/DNB in Surgery plus passed in Super-specialty CET of the NBE.

DNB in Neonatology

A candidate can be considered for admission to the above courses if he/she has passed MD/DNB in Paediatrics plus passed in Super-specialty CET of the NBE.



Government of India Nominee

One seat is reserved in the College for a nominee of the Government of India falling under one or another of the following categories. The authority to whom the application for nomination is to be addressed is shown against each category.

Government of India Nominee
Category Application to be sent to
Students belonging to States/Union Territories with no Medical/Dental College. Health Secretary, State/Union Territory Government.
Wards of Defence personnel. Liaison Officer, Kendriya Sainik Board, Ministry of Defence, West Block-IV, Wing No. 5, R.K. Puram, New Delhi - 110 066.
Children of para-military personnel:
1. CRPF/BSF/SSB etc. personnel.
2. R & AW/SFF/ARC personnel.

1. Ministry of Home Affairs, FR-I Section, North Block, New Delhi - 110 001.
2. Cabinet Secretariat, EA-II Section, Bikaner House (Annexe), Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110 011.
Children of Indian staff serving in Indian Missions abroad for meeting diplomatic/bilateral commitments. Ministry of External Affairs, Welfare Cell, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110 021.
Tibetan refugees. Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, UT-2 Section, A-2/W-4, Curzon Road Barracks, New Delhi - 110 001.
Children winning the National Bravery Award. Indian Council for Child Welfare, 4 - Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi - 110 002.



Centres for Entrance Examination

The entrance examination for MBBS will be held at the centres listed below, provided that a sufficient number of candidates opt for a centre. Entrance examination for all other courses will be held at Bangalore. (Requests for taking the entrance examination at other centres will not be entertained.)

Entrance Examination Centres for MBBS
Centre Code City Where the Centre is Located
01 Bangalore
02 Chennai
03 Delhi
04 Ernakulam
05 Guwahati
06 Hyderabad
07 Kolkata
08 Mumbai
09 Ranchi
10 Thiruvananthapuram
11 Vijayawada