The Institution has established a assurance to expand an active research program with the development of state- of the art Central Research Laboratory and has successfully generated substantial support from external funding agencies. The Institution has collaborations and research linkages with international and national organizations like the Wake Forest University, USA, University of Toronto, Canada, BARC Research Center, Mangalore University, India and St. John's Research Institute, India. Both undergraduate and post-graduate students are encouraged to participate in research activities. Established in 1999, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) became a constituent college of Nitte University in 2009. The Institution is named after its initiator, the farsighted, Late Justice K S Hegde, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
The Institution has made rapid progress towards being recognized as a medical school with high academic standards, delivering class health care with an highlighting on promoting social responsibility in its students. In alignment with the vision and mission of Nitte University, K.S Hegde Medical Academy strives to generate competent and humane professionals empowered to face future challenges with ethical integrity.
- Courses Offered- MBBS/ MD