The Koshi region of Bihar has always been isolated due to its flood-affecting causes. People residing in this belt have been seeking a well-established medical infrastructure so that, they don’t need to move to other districts or nearby states in order to get better medical facilities. Having a view of that, Katihar Medical College was established in 1987. Katihar Medical College is one of the top medical institutes in the state of Bihar.

The medical institute is popularly referred to as KMC, Katihar. The college is a private minority medical institute. Hence, certain reservation has been provided to the Muslim minority candidates as per the directives given by its parent university and NMC. Katihar Medical College is an integral unit of Al-Karim University and is affiliated with the same as well. KMC, Katihar celebrated its Silver Jubilee in Oct 2012. 

Name of the InstituteKatihar Medical College
Popular NameKMC, Katihar
Location KMC, Karim Bagh, P.O. Box. 23, Katihar, Bihar- 854105
Official Website 
Year of Establishment1987
Institute TypePrivate/Trust
Affiliated WithAl-Karim University, Katihar
Approved ByNational Medical Commission, New Delhi
Recognized ByMoHFW, Govt. of India
Courses OfferedMBBS, MD, and MS 
Counselling BodyBCECE, Patna


Katihar Medical College, Katihar: Eligibility Criteria

Katihar Medical College, Katihar offers MBBS at the Undergraduate level and MD, MS at the Postgraduate level. Aspiring students need to qualify in NEET conducted by NTA followed by the counseling conducted by BCECE, Patna.

To secure a seat in MBBS and PG Courses in Katihar Medical College, Katihar. The candidates need to hold certain eligibility criteria which are discussed below.


For MBBS Aspirants:

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English having 50% marks from any recognized board. Candidates from the reserved category need to possess 40% in the same. 
  • Candidates need to attain 17 years of age. Less than mentioned age will not be entertained in any circumstances.
  • Candidates must have qualified NEET-UG with the required percentile. 


For MD/MS Aspirants:

  • Candidates must have passed MBBS from a recognized University by the NMC.
  • Candidates need to have completed 1 Year of mandatory Internship on or before 31st of March in the same year of applying.
  • Candidates need to produce permanent/provisional registration provided by the NMC (Earlier MCI) or the respective state medical council.
  • Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET-PG for General Category and for reserved category, the requirement is 40 percentile in the same.


Katihar Medical College, Katihar: Admission Process

All the admissions to any of the UG and PG Courses are strictly based on merit gained in the All India Entrance Exam i.e. NEET-UG and NEET-PG for Postgraduate courses. KMC, Katihar offers MD and MS Courses in several clinical and paraclinical specializations, recognized by NMC, New Delhi. 

Students who wish to take admission in this college, need to obtain the required percentile in NEET followed by the counseling conducted by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination, Patna. For All India Quota seats, students need to participate in the counseling conducted by MCC. Candidates can certainly visit the official website of the state medical counseling at for more details. Only NEET-qualified candidates are eligible to participate in the counseling. 


Katihar Medical College, Katihar: Seat Matrix for Distinct Quotas

Katihar Medical College, Katihar is the premier medical institute in the state of Bihar. The college has gained so much appreciation for producing expert medical professionals and humane doctors of distinct specializations. 

As per the guidelines of the previous MCI (Now NMC), Katihar Medical College, Katihar Administration has reserved 50% for Muslim Minority Category students, 35% seats are for General Quota. According to the NMC guidelines, 15% of seats are reserved for NRI/Foreign Category. 

As far as the Postgraduate seat matrix in KMC, Katihar is concerned, 50% of total intake is reserved under Govt. quota for the state domicile Category, and for the Management quota, 35% of total seats are reserved. 

There is a separate Management/NRI quota under which candidates across the globe can claim an MD/MS seat in the 15% NRI quota. Necessary details along with course streams are mentioned below.

Muslim Minority QuotaPrivate/General   QuotaManagement/NRI Quota
MBBS7552            23

Katihar Medical College, Katihar: MBBS Admission Process

Being the Premier Medical College in Bihar, Katihar Medical College, Katihar offers Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery. The college offers an MBBS Program that carries a duration of 4.5 years of Academic Course and 1 year of Mandatory Internship. The entire duration of the course is 5.5 years. 

Aspirants seeking admission to KMC, Katihar need to qualify for NEET-UG. Candidates are required to go through a centralized Counselling process conducted by BCECE, Patna. 

MBBS Fees Details:  (For Yr. 2021-22)

ParticularsFees Per Annum
Tuition FeesRs. 9,35,000 /-
For NRI Quota Candidates (15%)USD 25,000
Development FeesRs. 1,20,000 /-
Admission Fee (One-Time)Rs. 10,000 /-
Security Deposit (Refundable)Rs. 1,00,000 /-
Hostel FeeRs. 2,50,000 /-
Students Amenities FeeRs. 50,000 /-


PG Seat Details and Fees:  (For Yr. 2021-22)

PG Programs
Total Seats
Community Medicine03
General Medicine05
Dermatology & VL02
General Surgery04
Obstetrics & Gynae.05


MD/MS Fees Details:  (For Yr. 2021-22)

PG ProgramsFee Per Annum
MD AnatomyMD PhysiologyMD BiochemistryMD PharmacologyMD MicrobiologyMD Community MedicineRs. 2,00,000 
MD Pathology    Rs. 5,00,000 
MS ENT    Rs. 7,60,000 
MD PsychiatryMD AnaesthesiaMS Ophthalmology     Rs.11,30,000 
MD General MedicineMS General Surgery    Rs. 18,90,000 
MS Orthopaedics    Rs. 22,70,000 
MD Dermatology & VL    Rs. 26,50,000 
MD Paediatrics    Rs. 30,30,000 
MD RadiodiagnosisMS Obstetrics & Gynaec.    Rs. 34,00,000