SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital

Private University   |  Est. 2003   |   Dharwad, Karnataka

About College

SDM College of Medical Sciences is situated at Manjusreenagar in Dharwad, Karnataka. The college was established in the year 2003. It is a brainchild of Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Rev. President of SDM Educational Society. The college is recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC)  and is affiliated to  Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University (Private University), Dharwad, Karnataka.

SDM College of Medical Sciences is undoubtedly one of the best medical colleges in Karnataka. SDM College of Medical Sciences is spread over spacious 52-acre land of serene surroundings, is an ideal atmosphere for the best medical education. The entire campus boasts of hygiene and cleanliness in its every face and is plastic-free with a 24/7 generator power backup.

The SDM College of Medical Sciences offers 100 seats in MBBS and 96 seats in 22 disciplines of Postgraduate studies. It’s among the best 5 medical institutes in Karnataka and 30 among the best colleges in India.

SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital Central Library is housed on the ground floor of the college building with an area of 1602 sq. meters, the library is located in the center of the campus and is easily accessible to the academic departments, classrooms, hospital, and student hostels. The Library is well designed by expert architects and known for its functionality, ambiance, and aesthetics.

Both the men’s and the women’s hostels are WiFi-enabled buildings with airy generous interiors and have round-the-clock electricity and water facilities. Hostel and Mess serve only Pure vegetarian food.

The city is well connected by railways, road, and air respectively. Dharwad –Hubli is a twin city that has its an airport located around 125 min (15.9 km) away. Major flights from different domestic areas serve on a daily basis. Direct and regular buses from different parts of Karnataka and nearby states operate frequently for Dharwad.

SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital

SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital has 1400 beds, 18 operation theatres, 120 ICU beds in the hospital, and with 80 to 90% occupancy. It provides an excellent range of clinical experience to undergraduate (UG) and post-graduate (PG) students and researchers. The hospital provides excellent training opportunities to the students of the institution. The hospital has a motto of providing quality treatment and healthcare at an affordable cost.

Clinical board’s general specialties viz. Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesiology and Radiology, and three paraclinical departments viz. Pathology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry are working in the SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital.

SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital’s new Super-specialty Block with a built-up area of 3,50,000 sq ft is has a provision for 400 inpatients beds including special and deluxe rooms. 8 ultramodern operation theatres with laminar flow and Hepa filters, which can perform complex heart surgeries, joint replacement surgeries, cancer surgeries, including kidney & heart transplant surgeries, Cath Labs – 2 Nos, and 90 State-of-the-art ICU beds.

With a footfall of over 5 lakh outpatients and 50000 inpatients every year, the hospital is catering to the people of Dharwad and Hubli and adjoining districts of Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Cardiology, Pediatrics, General and Plastic Surgery are among the best department


SDM College of Medical Sciences & Hospital
Manjushree nagar, Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka – 580009,

Phone:00 91 836 2477001, 2477002/ 2477777

Email:   [email protected]


Admission Process

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in Karnataka

The medical aspirants seeking Karnataka MBBS/BDS admission 2020 will have to register themselves for the KEA admission process by filling out their application form. Karnataka MBBS/BDS admission 2020 is done on the basis of marks secured in NEET. Candidates who will qualify NEET Exam and meet the eligibility requirements can only register and fill the application form of Karnataka MBBS / BDS 2020 admission. KEA counseling is conducted in Three Round (Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-up Round).In the final College Round -List of ten times (of the registered candidates) of number of Stray vacancies will be sent to private college which is to be exhausted strictly in order of merit. 


1. Qualification:

  • 12th or (10+2 Equivalent) with Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English for UR &  40% for SC/ST/OBC.
  • Those who have qualified NEET 2020 by scoring the minimum qualifying percentage will be eligible for the Admission and Counseling. Candidates should have earned a minimum of 50 percentile (40th  percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 45th percentile for General-PH) in order to become eligible for NEET 2020 counseling rounds
  • AGE: A student must have completed an age of 17 years at the time of admission under NEET eligibility or should complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.


  Means and includes seats in Government colleges and Government share of seats in Private colleges. 

  1. 85% of Seats in Government colleges (after exclusion of 15 % seats transferred to All India Quota)
  2. 40% of Seats in case of Medical and 35% in case of Dental in Private Non-Minority colleges (KPCF)
  3. 25% of Seats in both medical & dental Private Minority (Religious & Linguistic) colleges.


 Means seats in Private Colleges KPCF (COMED-K), AMPCK, and KRLMPCA  ( Run Under RGUHS (Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences ) And Private University In Karnataka





 Government Medical Private (GMP*)Government Medical open (GMO**)    NRI    OTHER
 MBBSBDSMBBSBDSReligious / Linguistic minorityMBBSBDS  
KPCF40%35%20%22% 20%23%15%5%
AMPCK25%25%9%9%36 %10%10%15%5%
PRIVATE UNIVERSITY40%40%22%20% 23%20%15% 


Religious /Linguistic minority

25% 9% 42%9% 15% 
St. John’s Medical College7.5%   85%7.5   


  • GMP*: Are Reserved for Candidate of Karnataka Candidates (GMP seats).
  • GMO**: Are Reserved for All India Candidates Who Are Citizen of India (OPN seats).
  • KPCF (COMED-K)-  Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation
  • AMPCK- Association of Minority Professional Colleges
  • KRLMPCA- Karnataka Religious & Linguistic Minority Colleges Association

KEA CUT-OFF 2020  

College NameCourseCategoryCutOff Rank
SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital,Manjushree Nagar, PB ROAD,Sattur,DharwadMBBS-GOVT.SCR175230

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