Kulur – Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar, Mangaluru – 575013

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Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar,
Mangaluru – 575013

About Us

Nurturing Excellence in Outstanding Students

Established with a vision to be recognized globally as a center of excellence and proficiency in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology, Dr. M. V. Shetty College of Medical Laboratory Technology has been a pioneering force in healthcare education since its inception in 2019. Committed to nurturing competent professionals capable of meeting the present and future challenges in the rapidly advancing field of medical diagnostics, our institution stands as a symbol of ethical and professional standards.

Our Diploma in Medical Laboratory course, affiliated with the Para Medical Board, Karnataka, is meticulously crafted to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills essential for success in the dynamic healthcare landscape. Join us on this educational journey as we strive to shape the future of medical laboratory professionals and make a significant impact on the world of healthcare in Karnataka and beyond.

Course and Study Program

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

Enroll in our DMLT course to play a crucial role in the field of medical diagnostics, making a positive impact on healthcare challenges with specialized expertise.

To evolve as a globally renowned institution of excellence and expertise in the field of Medical Lab Technology.
To prepare competent Medical Lab Technologist who can vanquish present and future challenges in the advancing field of health care. To impart skills among the young minds to carry out translational and transformational research that benefit the society. To inculcate high ethical and professional standards among the students to serve humanity.


Dr. M.V. Shetty MS, FICS, FRFPS

The Dr.M.V. Shetty Memorial Trust was founded in 1985 by Dr M. Ram Gopal Shetty, the founder took inspiration from his father Dr. M Venugopal Shetty.

Late Dr. M.V. Shetty, MS, FRCS, FRFPS was eminent in several fields ; in his professional field of surgery, in rehabilitation and in the state – run institution of Home Guards. As a surgeon with the 1st private Surgical Specialty Hospital in Dakshina Kannada District, he was also distinguished Professor of Surgery at KMC, Honorary Medical Officer at Government Wenlock Hospital, Director of the Lions Limb Centre and Commandant of the D.K. Home Guards. His dedication earned him the respect of patients, colleagues, fellow doctors, students and the general public. He had the courage of his strong convictions and a humane code of practice to match. At the personal level he was known to have a keen appreciation of music, he played the tabla and young people, his students especially, always responded to his humorous and understanding way of dealing with them.

The Trust established in his name has many firsts to its credit; the first nursing college in the private sector in the state began at BSc. Level progressing to MSc. in 1987; Physiotherapy (first in Karnataka) at BPT level in 1991 progressing to MPT and Ph.D. level; Speech and Hearing at BASLP level in 1991 progressing to MASLP and Ph.D., Medical Laboratory Technology at the degree level in 1996; M.Sc. MLT in 2009. Other courses conducted by the trust are the Diploma in General Nursing from 1993 and a postgraduate program in Social Work(MSW) in 1999, B.A. in fine arts in 2007, a postgraduate Diploma in Classical Dance in 2010, a B.Ed Programme ,Diploma in medical technology in 2019 and B.Sc. MIT in 2023.

The practice of health care and technological education is changing rapidly and the Trust will remain alert to these changes in the spirit of the tradition shaped by Dr. M.V. Shetty – our inspiration


Dr. M.Ramgopal Shetty MS, FICS, FICA

Dr. M. Ram Gopal Shetty, established Dr.M.V. Shetty Memorial Trust in 1985 inspired by his father, Dr. M. Venugopal Shetty.

Late Dr. M. Ramgopal Shetty, who served as the Secretary and Executive Officer of The Dr. M. V. Shetty Memorial Trust, made significant contributions to the field of paramedical education and healthcare services in Karnataka. Having played a pivotal role in academic bodies such as Mangalore University and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Dr. M.R. Shetty’s dedication was evident through his involvement in the Academic Council and Syndicate of Mangalore University, as well as the Syndicate of RGUHS.

Under Dr. M.R Shetty’s visionary leadership, The Trust introduced numerous vocational courses in Nursing, Physiotherapy, Speech and Hearing, Medical Laboratory Technology, Social Work, and Education. As an executive member of the Rehabilitation Council of India, he furthered his commitment to the development of allied medical education. Currently, the Trust manages 19 diverse graduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses across nine affiliated colleges with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and Mangalore University, Mangaluru.

Dr. M.R. Shetty’s educational journey began at St. Aloysius High School, Mangalore, and continued at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, where he completed his graduate and postgraduate professional education. His pursuit of excellence led him to the UK for a vascular surgery fellowship. Upon his return, he served as Assistant Professor in Surgery at KMC until 1989. The legacy of his surgical specialty unit, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, endures at Government Wenlock Hospital, providing specialized care to the underprivileged.

In alignment with Dr. M.R. Shetty’s vision, inspired by his father’s community-centric work, the Trust manages essential facilities such as the Blood Bank at Government Wenlock Hospital, a clinical facility for Physiotherapy, and a Medical Laboratory at Government Lady Goschen Hospital. These facilities operate round the clock, offering free services to those in need. Dr. MV Shetty Hospital continues this commitment by providing free clinical facilities for Physiotherapy and Speech and Hearing.

Dr. M.R. Shetty’s profound contribution, even after his passing, has left an enduring impact on the paramedical landscape in Karnataka and beyond. His vision, focused on providing quality health services, professional training, and affordable diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, remains a guiding force for the Trust’s continued dedication to the well-being of the community.


Prof. H. Shripriya


QUALIFICATION : M.Sc Medical Microbiology

RESEARCH AREA : Medical Microbiology

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT : B.Sc, M.Sc Medical Microbiology


Join Us in Building a Brighter Future

We invite you to be a part of our journey. Together, we can continue to build a legacy of education and compassion that empowers individuals and transforms communities.

Explore our range of programs and initiatives, and witness firsthand the impact we create. At the Dr. M.V. Shetty Memorial Trust (R), we are not just shaping futures; we are transforming lives.

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