Karuna Medical College, Palakkad

About College

Karuna Medical College was established in 2006 as a part of the Karuna Institute of Medical Sciences by the Safe Development Alms Trust, Palakkad. The Safe Development Alms Trust is a registered Charitable Trust with its headquarters at Karuna Hospital Campus, Melamuri, Palakkad, Kerala. The medical college was started to fulfill all the needs in medical education.

Karuna Medical College is affiliated with Calicut University and recognized by NMC (earlier known as MCI) after October 2011.

The college campus provides separate hostels for girls and boys in a calm and peaceful environment with single occupancy and double occupancy room along with other campus facilities, such as:

  • Hostels,
  • Library,
  • Sports,
  • Gymnasium,
  • Playgrounds,
  • Indoor Games Hall.

Quick Highlights Karuna Medical College, Palakkad

College NameKaruna Medical College
Establishment of college2006
Affiliated HospitalKaruna Hospital
Courses OfferedMBBS, MD, M.Pharm, B.Sc Nursing,, B.Pharm, and Pharm D
College locationKaruna Medical College, Vilayodi, Chittur, Palakkad, Kerala – 678103
Institution type (management of college)Private – Trust
Seats offered for MBBS100
MBBS entrance testNEET- UG
MBBS course duration4.6 years + 1 year of internship
Estimated MBBS Course fee from Karuna Medical CollegeINR 6,70,768 per annum


Courses offered

MBBS from Karuna Medical College

  • Course duration:
    MBBS at Karuna Medical College is a five-year course. It includes one year of mandatory rotatory internship.
    Seat intake:
    The annual intake of MBBS students at Karuna Medical College is 100.
    Admission criteria:
    MBBS course admission at Karuna Medical College is through the NEET exam.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for MBBS from the Karuna Medical College:

    • Students should have completed the minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st day of December of the year of admission.
    • Candidates should have completed 10+2 with at least 50% marks (40% in case of SC/ST) in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology together.
    • The candidate must have qualified for the NEET entrance exam.

Documents required

  • Allotment Memo
  • NEET Admit Card
  • NEET Marks Score sheet
  • KEAM Data sheet
  • Original certificates of HSE/AISSCE/ISCE mark list and higher qualification certificates
  • Original S.S.L.C/CBSE/ICSE to prove date of birth
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Course & Conduct Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Eligibility / Equivalency Certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Hepatitis ‘B’ Vaccination certificate
  • Passport size photo (03 Nos.) & stamp size photo (02) taken within the last 6 months with Name and Date of birth.
  • Copy of Aadhaar
  • a)Nativity b) Community/Caste c)Income Certificate d) Noncreamy layer certificate
  • Copy of the PAN Card of the Parent
  • 05 Stamp Paper (Rs.100 each)

Admission procedure

  • Step 1: Candidates can visit the official portal of Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala, https://cee-kerala.org/, and register themselves for NEET Kerala State Counselling.

    Step 2: At the time of counselling, the students have to choose the courses and colleges of their preference and lock in the preferences at the online portal.

    Sep 3: The seat allotment status will be published online based on the availability of vacancies and the candidate’s choices.

    Step 4: If you get the seat in the first round, you will be required to either reject the allotted seat or report to the allotted college and complete the admission formalities.

    Step 5: Those who didn’t get the seat allotment have to complete the registration process and perform Fresh Choice Filling and Locking for the second round. 

MBBS fee structure

Category Tuition Fee (In Rs.)
Management Quota 6,70,768 per annum
NRI Quota 20,00,000 per annum

Scholarship Program

Karuna Medical College doesn’t provide scholarships.


The estimated MBBS course fee from Karuna Medical College is Rs. 6,70,768 per academic year.

The Karuna Medical College has separate Hostels for Men and Women on the college campus with single occupancy and double occupancy rooms for men and women students.

Karuna Medical College offers MBBS, MD, M.Pharm, B.Sc Nursing, B.Pharm, and Pharm D courses.

Admission to Karuna Medical College is based on academic scores in 10+2 and entrance exam NEET scores. Students’ names appearing in the merit list can appear for the counselling for seat allotment.

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