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Kasturba Medical College Manipal University KMC International Centre is the first Indian Medical College to offer a US-based

d curriculum that is geared to training potential US medical professionals. Building on the 55 years of experience in medical education and healthcare by the Kasturba Medical College and Manipal University, KMC International Centre offers an excellent blend of Didactic lectures, Self-directed learning, interactive elearning and other active learning strategies. The well- equipped modern classrooms, laboratories, museums, and library are comparable with the best in the world and provide excellent learning experiences. A fully equipped super-specialty 1500-bed hospital provides the clinical exposure that complements basic science learning. KMCIC students are provided with AC/ non-AC single/ double rooms in hostels on campus with 24hour electricity and hot water, gymnasium, TV room and internet connectivity on campus. The faculty are committed to excelling in teaching, research and mentoring students in academic success. The institution and University provide counselling and insurance-covered healthcare facilities to all students. Students who have graduated from the KMCIC basic science program have excelled at the USMLE Step 1 and are successfully placed in clinical positions at teaching hospitals in USA. Manipal Universityis a small thriving town of students, faculty, bank employees and business men and women. Restaurants offer a variety of cuisine to suit every palate, the Indian "auto rickshaw" zips you to your destination in just a few minutes and the plentiful local banks provide all the financial services that an NRI, foreign or local student would need. A number of temples, mosques, churches and a gurudwara provide a healthy religious temper to the community. Nearby exotic locations like Goa, Murudeshwar, Karwar and Coorg provides a perfect environment for a weekend getaway. Learning medicine at KMCIC is a unique and unforgettable experience, one that you will not want to miss. Programs Offered: BSc Health Sciences Pre-BSc Health Science Mentorship The Mentorship scheme aims to provide the students at KMCIC with the help, advice and counsel of experienced faculty. The teaching staff at KMC IC wholeheartedly participate in this service to give timely academic and personal advice. Parents are kept informed on a regular basis about the students academic progress. Students are provided with help regarding acclimatising to the local environment and customs, encouragement in extra-curricular and welfare activities and the use of the healthcare benefits. Online Examinations

In order to provide the students with ample opportunity to train themselves well for the USMLE, all the End-semester examinations are conducted on-line in the sophisticated and WAP enabled examination halls. E-Learning Resources Students are facilitated with an e-learning system, which enables them to obtain study material, announcements, and weekly quiz results from the teachers. It also helps the students with self-study, as the system is well- equipped with narration, animations and interactive quizzes. A separate e-learning centre has been established for this purpose. How to Apply? You can download the application form and forward it to the following address along with your official high school/ college transcripts, two letters of recommendation (one from a science professor), one personal statement, two passport size pictures and application fee of US$ 75 (non-refundable) in favor of Manipal Universal Learning International payable at New York. Programs Offered: 1. BSc in Health Sciences: Students are provided with a strong foundation in the basic sciences that will enable them to develop a sound understanding of the clinical manifestations of diseases and disorders and their treatment. Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, or who have at least 90 college level credits or who have successfully completed the Pre BSc programme offered by KMCIC will be considered on merit basis for admission to this programme. On completion of this programme at KMC International Center, Manipal, India, students will be enrolled at AUA College of Medicine, New York for further education, i.e. USMLE Step 1 followed by 5 semesters of clinical rotations in the affiliated hospitals of AUA College of Medicine. Objectives: At the end of the Basic Science programme, the medical student shall be able to: 1. Understand the principles of various Basic Science subjects and apply them to the functioning of the human body. 2. Develop certain psychomotor skills including memory recall, comprehension, correlation, applications, problem solving and communication. 3. Be able to critically analyze and discuss in an atmosphere of academic freedom and openness, thus encouraging intellectual exploration and cogent expression. 4. Evaluate problems/ situations in different perspectives. Eligibility:

Applicants must have a bachelors degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution or should have 90 credits of college work. The following are prerequisite courses: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. One One One One One One year (8 hours) of Inorganic or General Chemistry with labs year (8 hours) of Organic Chemistry with labs year (8 hours) of General Biology or Zoology with labs year (6 hours) of English Semester (3 hours) of Physics with labs Semester (3 hours) of Mathematics (Calculus or Statistics)

Students who have taken advanced science courses such as Biochemistry, Anatomy/ Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology and other important subjects will be given preference for basic science program. The Admissions Committee employs various factors in evaluating applicants, including academic achievement and personal characteristics. The admissions committee also looks beyond GPA calculations and test scores in order to determine motivation, maturity, leadership ability and knowledge of the medical field. 2. Pre BSc: Students who have completed high school are eligible to apply for this programme. On completion of this programme at KMC International Center, Manipal, India, students will be enrolled at AUA College of Medicine, New York for further education, i.e. USMLE Step 1 followed by 5 semesters of clinical rotations in the affiliated hospitals of AUA College of Medicine. Objectives: At the end of the programme, the student shall be able to: 1. Understand the principles of various science subjects and apply them to the functioning of the human body. 2. Develop certain psychomotor skills including memory recall, comprehension, correlation, applications, problem solving and communication. 3. Be able to critically analyze and discuss in an atmosphere of academic freedom and openness, thus encouraging intellectual exploration and cogent expression. 4. Evaluate problems/situations in different perspectives. Eligibility: Students should have completed high school. Applicants who have taken Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English will be given preference. Candidate should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. If a student has completed college level courses (premed), then credits are given when a student has been admitted to the premedical programme.