He/she shall complete 17 years of age on or before 31 December of the year of admission to the MBBS Course.
To be eligible for admission to MBBS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics,Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology at the final examination of the Pre University Course or its equivalent. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Bio-technology taken together in the qualifying examination shall be 40% instead of 50%.
St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences (SJNAHS) established and managed by ‘The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI)’ through the CBCI Society for Medical Education, has its motto derived from the inspiration of Christ (John 6:57) which is a constant reminder to the staff and students that they are God’s collaborators in their care of human lives and are instruments of healing, dependent on the divine.
St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences (SJNAHS) is a self-financing private Institution. St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru established in 1963 by the CBCI with the aim of training healthcare personnel committed to serving the poor in the margins, was dedicated as a memorial of the XXXVIII International Eucharistic Congress held in Bombay in 1964 and named after St. John the Baptist, the Patron of Pope John XXIII, who was an ardent supporter of this initiative of the Catholic Church in India.
CBCI Office for Health Care was established in 1989 by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India to function as the coordinating body of all the health-related organizations of the Church in India.
Spread over 132 acres of verdant campus in the salubrious climate of the Garden City of Bengaluru, this institution stands testimony to the purpose for which it was established.