Medical colleges in Bangalore

Medical colleges in Bangalore

1.MS Ramaiah Medical College - Bangalore

      M. S. RAMAIAH MEDICAL COLLEGE, was started in the year 1979 and has since grown into an institute of recognition and repute in India and abroad. Housed in a spacious campus of 65 acres - Gyana Gangothri or the 'Spring of Knowledge' adjoining the famous Indian Institute of Science, located just 7 kms from Bangalore city. Bangalore, famous for the Information Technology Industry, also known as the "Silicon Valley", is well connected across the globe.    
      The main college building is a spacious structure; "Vidya Soudha" has a total floor area of 3 lakh square feet with an adjoining teaching hospital with 1050 beds. The teaching hospital offer a range of clinical specialties, modern diagnostic facilities and has all the amenities of a modern hospital. The Medical College is the nucleus of a number of institutions in health sciences and para-medical branches.    
      The M. S. Ramaiah Dental College, College of Pharmacy, Institute of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing, have all been set up to cater to various fields of medicine. There are super specialty services in the new block named as "M. S. RAMAIAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL". The hospital offers all the modern amenities at one stop and is an add-on to our clinical facilities.    
      M. S. RAMAIAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL has the state-of-the-art facilities to deal with any kind of investigations and is comparable to any hospital of repute across the globe. The department of Radio diagnosis is complete with facilities like Helical CT scanning, MRI, Color Doppler Unit, Ultrasound and Mammography.    
      The department of Cardiology has a dedicated Cathlab, Heart Rhythm Management unit including Electro-physiological section for studies in three dimensional mapping and Ablation. Cardiac bypass and valve replacement are done as routine procedures by department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. Super speciality facility exists in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Gastro-Enterology, Nephro- Urology, Endocrinology, Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery & Vascular Surgery.    


Forensic Medicine
Community Medicine
ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
Obstetrics Gynaecology
Radio Diagnosis

Sports and Recreation:
    The college campus is equipped with by several international quality sports facilities and fitness centers to cater to the physical fitness needs of the students and faculty. The basket ball court hosts the university level inter collegiate competitions participated by students of various colleges across the country.    
      M. S. Ramaiah sports section has bagged several medallions and trophies in inter collegiate and university level sports competitions. The Maverick gym provides world class fitness equipments with expert trainers who look after the fitness requirements of students.    
      The Annual college fest INTRO-SPECTION is a time for showcasing the extracurricular talents of the students. This house fest is spread over for three days and culminates in the legendary fashion show, discotheque, etc. attended by all in the campus.

M. S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital:
      M.S. Ramaiah hospital made Pranic Healing available to the general public in the year 2000 by starting the out-patient unit. It was the first system entered as an adjuvant therapy in M.S. Ramaiah Hospital. In 2004, Gokula Ayush Arogyadhama, an exclusive alternative therapy unit, was established with Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Yoga along with Pranic Healing.    
      Pranic Healing involves transference of prana or vital energy from the environment, specifically air, sun and earth, to the patients. Supplementing the energy body with pranic energy will increase the inner healing power of the patient, which in turn accelerates the speed of recovery. This process involves healing, meditation, lifestyle change, physical and breathing exercises.    
      Pranic Healing does not interfere with any other ongoing system of treatment. The Pranic Healing Department is involved in research activities along with healing the patients.

Contact Us:
      The college is situated in Bangalore the capital of Karnataka state about 8 Kms from the city center (railway and bus station). Bangalore referred to as the "Garden City / Silicon Valley" of India enjoys a salubrious climate and is placed at an altitude of 3000 feet above the sea level. The city is well connected by Air, Railway and Roadways.    
Principal / Registrar
M. S. Ramaiah Medical College
MSR Nagar, MSRIT Post
Bangalore - 560054

Phone : +91- 080-23605190 / 23601742 / 23601743 / 23605408
Fax : +91 - 080 - 23606213
E-mail :  john medical college Bangalore

Started in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India, St. John's has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The Supreme Court of India, granting the privilege of conducting its own entrance test, declared St. John's Medical College as standing on a different footing altogether among the private medical colleges in the matter of admissions made strictly on the basis of merit. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee of the University Grants Commission, has recognized the excellence of St. John's Medical College and Hospital and accorded it with a 5 star grading.

Reaching Out to the Medically Unreached:

St. John's Medical College offers graduate, postgraduate, diploma and super specialty degrees recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore, Karnataka. The mission orientation of the institution is to train healthcare professionals, especially to serve in the medically underserved areas of the country. Medical students execute a bond to serve in such areas for two years after their graduation. About 25% of them are permanently working in remote areas, and are committed to addressing the desperate health needs of these unreached rural populations.

At present, a total of 726 students are undergoing their training in Medicine and Paramedical courses. A total of 608 staff, both teaching and non-teaching are on the payroll of the College and rendering their services to the best of their abilities. Alumni and faculty of the institution hold eminent positions in various fields associated with medicine and health care, nationally and internationally.

The high quality of academic and research work undertaken by the qualified and dedicated teaching staff of the college has attracted grants from different parts of the world. The present number of 367 teaching staff work in the Preclinical, Paraclinical, Clinical and Super-specialty departments of the college and hospital. They are:

Photo of Road to Medical College Preclinical Departments:

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry, Physiology

Paraclinical Departments:

Forensic Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pharmacology

Clinical Departments:

Anaesthesiology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Dental Surgery, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR), Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (ENT), Radiology

Super-Specialty Departments:

Cardiology, Cardiac Thoracic surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatirc Surgery, Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Plastic Reconstructive surgery & Burns, Urology

St.John's Medical College Hospital:

               St.John's Medical College Hospital is a tertiary medical service centre with 1200 beds. It offers specialty and super specialty services, including state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities to ensure the delivery of holistic patient care. The hospital is staffed with dedicated and highly competent members of the medical fraternity along with trained personnel who work with sophisticated state-of-the-art equipment. Annual patient statistics report of 2007 (January to December) shows a total of 5,03,274 outpatients registered, with a daily average of 1379. The total number of new outpatients registered during this period was 1,34,803. The total number of admissions made was 46,609, with a daily average of 128.

Started on December 8, 1975, St.John's Medical College Hospital now has 24 full-fledged departments to provide specialty and super specialty services. These include:

Specialty Services:

Anaesthesiology, Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Psychology, Dental Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorinolaryngology (ENT), Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry

Super-Specialty Services:

Cardiology, Chest Medicine, Cardiac Thoracic surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Pain and Palliative Care Unit, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery & Burns, Urology including Endourology, Renal transplantation and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

Diagnostic Facilities:

Diagnostic facilities like C.T. Scan, Radio-Therapy and fully-equipped laboratory facilities with Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Histopathology labs and a Blood Bank are now made available in the campus. The diagnostic laboratories of the college and hospital have been granted accreditation with the ISO 15189:2003 standards by the National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) of the Department of Science and Technology.

The fully-functional, ably-staffed and well-equipped Supportive and Ancillary services of the hospital also play a major role in the operation of the hospital. The hospital has 13 Supportive service departments and 4 Ancillary service departments. They are:

Supportive Service Departments:

Accounts & Establishment, Billing, Central Stores, Dietary, Housekeeping, Information Desk, Information Technology, Laundry, Linen, Maintenance, Personnel, Public Relations & Corporate Relations and Security & Transport

Ancillary Service Departments:

Central Sterile Supplies (CSSD), Family Welfare and Fertility Studies and Hospital Annexe

Specialized Services:

Specialized services like Outpatient Services, Day Care, The Operating Department, Medical Records and Pharmacy, ably provide their services to the public and the local community. The needs of the underprivileged, the poor and the needy are catered to by the dedicated team of social workers in the Medico-Social Work (MSW) department of the hospital.

Well equipped to provide comprehensive, affordable and quality health care to its patients with all facilities under one roof, St.John's is now a major referral center in the Country.

Counseling Services:

In extending care to our patients and the community at large we offer a range of counseling services, public education and awareness to help everyone lead a better life. Counseling services are offered by:

-The department of Family Welfare and Fertility Studies offers Family counseling related to Family Life Education. Awareness programs are also conducted in schools, colleges, training institutes and for rural health workers on varied topics related to Family Life Education.
-The department of Psychiatry offers Adolescent counseling and De-addiction services. Teacher awareness programs, Community Psychiatry, Home care and Rehabilitation clinics are also conducted. A separate Child guidance clinic and Developmental clinic is run to help the child grow.
-The Division of Nutrition runs a Nutrition service clinic, which offers appropriate Dietary counseling.
-The department of Nephrology offers Rehabilitation and Family counseling of patients with renal failure and public education and awareness regarding prevention of Kidney diseases is extended.
-The department of Urology offers Counselling, Training and Bladder Rehabilitation services to patients with Urinary Incontinence.
-The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology offers Counselling services on care during pregnancy, Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and Awareness on HIV infection and its prevention is imparted.
The department of Genetics offers genetic counseling associated with genetic or metabolic disorders and pre – marital genetic counseling.

St.John's College of Nursing:

  ince its inception in 1980, St. John's College of Nursing has remained steadfast to the one central commitment to provide a balanced comprehensive nursing education and clinical skills.

St. John's College of Nursing aims at turning out intellectually enlightened, morally upright, spiritually inspired, emotionally balanced and socially committed nurses.

Situated in the main campus, close to the Medical College and the Hospital, the St. John's College of Nursing started as a School of Nursing on July 1, 1980. It was raised to the status of a College of Nursing on September 25, 1989.

The College, with staff strength of 64, comprising of 50 teaching personnel and 14 non-teaching personnel, has 7 full-fledged teaching departments dedicated to various fields in Nursing. The departments are:

i.Nursing Administration and Education
ii.Obstetrics & Gynaecological Nursing
iii.Psychiatry Nursing
iv.Community Health Nursing
v.Child Health Nursing
vi.Medical Surgical Nursing
vii.Fundamentals of Nursing

St.John's Research Institute:

      It Was Started in the year 2004, St. John's Research Institute was created for the purpose of promotion of research within the academy, as well as teaching of research disciplines. The institute works towards increasing the capacity for research in collaboration with the other institutes in the academy. It tries to achieve this target by facilitating its own staff, as well as staff and students of the academy in terms of planning research, fund raising, legal and statistical management, the generation of reports and peer reviewed publications, and in general, in education and program building. The strategy is to identify and sustain leaders in thrust areas of research, together with strong teams, and to develop infrastructure to support these thrust areas of research, as well as to develop a plan to start formal training courses.

The first initiative of the Research Institute was the setting up of the Institute of Population Health and Clinical Research, which looked specifically at population health and clinical trials. More specifically, this Institute focused on specific areas as defined in its mission - To make a significant impact on Lifestyle Related Disorders and Infectious Diseases in India through basic and clinical research, promotion of evidence based health care and population health research initiatives.

There are Research (focus) and Core (infrastructural) groups in the Institute of Population Health and Clinical research.

Research Groups:

Nutrition, Cardiovascular Disease, Infectious Disease, Mental Health, Mother and Child Health, Molecular Medicine


St.John's National Academy of Health Sciences
Sarjapur Road
Karnataka State
560 034
Medical College


Off : Office of the Dean
St. John’s Medical College
Sarjapur Road
Bangalore – 560 034
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Off : Office of the Medical Superintendent
St. John’s Medical College Hospital
Sarjapur Road
Bangalore – 560 034

3.Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute


     Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute is one of the premier reputed Medical College in India, which is established in 1955 by Governmnt of Karnataka. Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute has a century old well-organized, well recognized teaching hospital known as Victoria Hospital established in 1906. Similarly equally recognized teaching hospitals such as Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, Vanivilas Hospitals, Institute of Ophthalmology, Venkateswara Institute of ENT are attached as teaching hospitals to Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute. Bangalore Medical College& Research Institute, Library and Information Centre is located in an independent block which is one of the repositories of medical knowledge and form an integral part of the institution. It is rich in its collection over the past five decades. This Library has a long history, starting with the closed-access of earlier times to the present–day hybrid, digital and Electronic Library that use the latest technology for provision of information through various services. With dedicated Library staff the library is servicing the medical user community with the right medical information at right time. The library has developed the resources and collection that is required for the student community of the institution. Originally, textbooks were simply the teacher’s lecture notes which were often sold lecture by lecture. Even today, many textbooks remain only slightly more than lecture notes. But BMCRI Library recognized the importance of textbooks and reference materials in higher education from inception and is firmly trying to extend the best to its users.

About BMCRI:

             The Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute was started as a private Medical college in the year 1955 by Mysore Education Society. The Founders of this Society were  Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. In the year 1957 it was handed over to the then Government of Mysore and was affiliated to Mysore University and then on to the Bangalore University. In the year 1996 it got affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has MCI recognition for Undergraduate 150 seats  + 100 seats admitted under 10A of MCI rules, 135 Postgraduate Masters Degree, 71 Diploma seats, {MS Anatomy, MD Physiology, MD Biochemistry, MD Pharmacology, MD Pathology, MD Microbiology, MD P & SM, MD Forensic Medicine,MS Ophthalmology,   MS ENT, MS Orthopedics, MD Anesthesiology, MD Paediatrics, MD Gen. Medicine, MD Gen. Surgery, MD OBG, MD Radio Diagnosis, MD Radio Therapy, MD Psychiatry, MD Skin & V.D} and  Super Specialty seats for M.Ch Urology, M.Ch Plastic Surgery, M.Ch Paediatric Surgery is recognised by MCI. DM Neurology, M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology admitted under 10A of MCI rules.

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has Fellowship programmes in Vitreo Retina, Surgical Gastroenterology, Neurology, Cornea & External diseases of Eye, Cosmetic Dermatology,Glaucoma, Paediatric Dermatology, Paediatric Anaesthesiology, Accident Trauma & Emergency Care, Community Ophthalmology  and Dermato Surgery with 2 seats each. Para-medical courses are Medical lab technician, X-ray technician, Medical record technician, Health inspector, Ophthalmology, Operation Theatre Technician simultaneously being run in the Institution and also Allied science like B.Sc Medical lab technician and B.Sc Operation Theatre Technician  are also running by the institution.


Cardio Thorasic Surgery
Forensic Medicine
General Medicine
General Surgery
Medical Gastroenterology
P & SM
Pediatric Surgery   
Plastic surgery
Pulmonary Medicine
Radio Diagnosis
Skin and STD
Surgical Gastroenterology


Library & Information Center:

Library Building :
Library and Information Centre has 2,270 Sq ft. of floor area spread over in two floors with provision for textbooks section, reference section, stock area, back volume area, periodical section, dissertation section, audio/video section, reprographic section, computer workstation with internet facility and access to e-resources, Librarian office and technical section and own book reading area.

Library Automation :
We are using TLS (developed by Total IT Solutions, New Delhi) software for automation. We have the following basic modules of this software.

    Cataloguing System
    Circulation System
    Acquisition System
    Serial Control System
    Article Indexing

Ancillary Modules :

    Web OPAC
    Stat. Statistical Usage

Computer centre:

The computer center was fully established last year.  As per the Government order a Gazetted Officer is nominated as Information Officer.  Four old computers are upgraded to Pentium III, and one computer is purchased under APICON fund.  The center has its own Internet connection and E-Mail facilities catering to the needs of the faculty members and students.
The college is linked to National Medical Library, New Delhi through computer and it is very useful to have latest journals via E-mail.  This is the only Medical College in the State to have this facility.

General Activities:

Headed by the general secretary, it oversees the general activities of the college including organization of events of almost importance, students welfare activities and also supervises the activities of all other committees.

The important functions like national festivals, annual college day, graduation day held under this.

Annual college day which organises cultural events, distribute prizes for winners of various events of various events in sports, academics and CHRYSALIS – intercollge fest.

Cultural Activities:

Annual fest called “COBALT SKIES” one of the biggest college festivals in Bangalore, which show cases some of the most talented young minds of the country who bring to it a passion for excellence and an attitude ln professionalism through a plethora of events including literary and arts, cultural and sports.

It includes a Medical Fest called “PANACEA” which is also one of the biggest medical fests in south India. It brings participation from medical students from Bangalore, Karnataka and all over India in various medical events.

Annual Intra college Fest called “CHRYSALIS” as the word says helps in bringing out new, raw talents into the front through means of healthy competition between different batches of BMCRI, and to bring together, from the college teams to represent and win accolades for BMCRI and its greater glory.

Sports Activities:

This committee organizes various intra college football, cricket, athletic, table tennis, volley ball and many other indoor games e.g. chess, carom etc. This is intra- college sports fest which brings in all the organs take arms, legs, joints and most impartally brains to converge to play the games in a competitive way.   

contact address:

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Fort, K.R. Road
Bangalore - 560 002
Karnataka, India
Phone : +91 80 2670 0810
Fax :     +91 80 2670 4342
E-Mai :

4.DR.B.R. Ambedkar Medical College

        Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, has been established in the year 1981 by Anandaa Social and Education Trust. The emblem of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, is a symbolic expression of compassion and sacred service to be adopted for the practice of modern medicine.

Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College salutes Gautama The Buddha, ocean of compassion and Bharatha Rathna Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Father of the Indian Constitution, the pole star guiding the destinies of the downtrodden of the society who inspired us to take upon ourselves the onerous task of running this institution. In this lush green campus of 25 acres of land at Kadugondanahalli, the Trust runs a Medical College including Hospital, School of Nursing, College of Nursing, Paramedical Institute which has colleges of Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Technology and Radiography.

The elegant and imposing college building with its beautiful architectural design attracts the attention of all visitors. It is well planned and accommodates the Administrative block, Trust office, departments and a modern OPD Block. The hospital with 600 beds is also situated on the campus. The college is now affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The college runs the MBBS course as well as post-graduate courses in many subjects that are recognized by the Medical Council of India.

 Forensic medicine
 Community Medicine
 Dermatology,Venerealogy& Leprosy
 Tuberulosis & Chest Diseases
 Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
 Obstetrics & Gynaecology
 Emergency Medicine
 Super Speciatials

Courses offered by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College All Courses

1.Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Medicine in General

Category: Medicince and Surgery

Degree: MBBS

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years 6 Months

2.Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology
Radiology and Other Testing

Category: Medical Lab Technology

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years

3.Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy, Occupational Health and Ergonomics

Category: Physiotherapy

Degree: B.A.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

4.Bachelor of Science in Radiography
Radiology and Other Testing

Category: Radiography

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years

5.Doctor of Medicine in Anatomy
Anatomy and Physiology

Category: Anatomy

Degree: M.D.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 3 Years

About campus:


The Central Library has 16500 books which comprises of text and reference in all medical specialities . It has 2 separate blocks and B block works 24 hours through out the year. The library is enriched with digital facilities and computer systems. Students, Faculty, Research workers, and other staff extensively make use of the facilities.

Readers have access to audio-visual aids, Micro Film Reader, and internet facility. Electronic databases viz. MEDLINE , Proquest Medical Library are available. The Library is connected to HELINET consortium offered by RGUHS for full text online journal and E books data bases and computerized. Post graduates , graduates and researchers get the latest references through these apart from books, for their dissertation and research and publication work. Services include book bank, Photocopying, scanning for digitising purpose and laser printing too. Both Foreign and Indian medical journals are subscribed to meet the demands of learning and to keep abreast with recent literature .

Our library is an essential component of the institution which worthy serves the community enthusiastically, providing friendly environment

Apart from the central library every department maintains its own departmental library facility for their staff and PG students


The college runs hostels for the men and women students separately within the campus at Kadugondanahalli. The hostel buildings with spacious rooms, lounges, recreation room having colour television sets in each of the hostels, with all other modern amenities, are built to ensure comfortable stay of the inmates, and a proper atmosphere for study. The women students' hostel, with a view to ensure absolute safety of the inmates, is fenced properly and secured.

Admission to Hostel :

Students desirous of availing of the hostel facility must apply to the concerned hostel warden. Applications will be considered by the Principal, in consultation with the warden. The names of the selected applicants will be announced on the respective hostel notice boards before the reopening of the college. The principal has the right to grant or refuse admission to the hostel to any student at his own discretion without assigning any reason for his decision.

Hostel administration :

The administration of each hostel is vested in the respective warden. A separate hostel committee for mens' and womens' hostel are constituted for administrative purposes. Each committee is formed by the Principal, four senior professors, the wardens and two students representatives residing in the hostel. This committee meets at frequent intervals to review and lay down necessary guidelines to run the hostel efficiently, economically and in a disciplined way.

The Student representatives run the mess in the mens' and womens' hostel under the supervision and guidance of the warden.

Room allotment:

The allotment of rooms is solely at the discretion of the warden concerned. Boarders shall not change the rooms allotted, to them without the permission of the warden concerned.

Payment of hostel fees:

Every student selected for admission into the hostel will have to make a non-refundable deposit and the prescribed rent and other charges


Healthy and hygienic food for every student is provided at the mess.

Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College lays great emphasis on the all round development of the student. The college campus has a spacious sports ground and materials for several outdoor and indoor activities.

A committee, headed by the Principal and comprising of Physical Director , sports secretary and talented members of the staff, and student representatives, manage the sports activities.

It is a matter of pride that many of our students have come out with flying colours in National, State , Inter-university and Inter-medical sports competitions.

Students take a keen interest in literary and cultural activities. The College Day, Graduation Day, competitions on Karnataka Rajyothsava are some of the platform for literary and cultutral activities. A college magazine is brought out with articles mostly contributed by students and staff.

Contact Address:

Name: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College

Location: Shampura Main Road,Kadugondanahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Contact Name: Dr. Stanley John

Contact No: 080- 25476498, 5471784



5.Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore

    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences was established in the year 1980 by the Vokkaligara Sangha and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.

The Vokkaligara Sangha took a formal decision on 2.9.1979 to start a medical college from the year 1980-81 and applied for permission to the Registrar, Bangalore University.
On 30.11.1980 the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri. R Gundu Rao laid the foundation stone of the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital in the premises of the Sangha and announced the grant of vacant land in Banashankari to be used for the construction of college building and hostels. Thereafter, the Sangha appointed Dr M Basavaraju, Professor of Physiology as the principal on 1.1.1981 and other staff by March 1981 and classes were started regularly from the 16th of March 1981. Since then 16th March is observed every year as KIMS Day. The Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Institute was held in the year 2006.
A Magnificent college building to mark the centenary celebrations of the Vokkaligara Sangha and the Silver Jubilee of KIMS has been built at the Banashankari Campus.

Objectives of the Institution:

Impart training to medical students to be competent in the management of health problems of the individual and the community, commensurate with his/her position as a member of the society and familiarize with the national health programmes.
Develop his/her personal characteristics and attitude required for professional life such as personal integrity, sense of responsibility, dependability and ability to relate to or show concern for other individuals.
Enable him/her to work as a leading partner in health care teams, gear up to mobilize resources to meet the health  needs of natural calamities  when required.
Enable him/her to acquire proficiency in communication skills to appreciate social, psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and to develop human attitude towards discharging ones professional responsibility.
Develop attitudes for continued self learning and seek further expertise or to pursue research in any chosen area of medicine
KIMS is recognized by the Medical Council of India permanently for running of MBBS Course since 1980-81 and also running Post-graduate degree/diploma courses since 1991-92 and these courses are also recognized by Government of India.

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences is also recognized by
General Medical Council, United Kingdom
World Health Organization.
The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, London.

KIMS is located in two sections:-

Pre-clinical and Para Clinical departments are Located at Banashankari IInd Stage near BDA complex, Bangalore-560070.
Clinical departments and KIMS Hospital are located at the KIMS Hospital K.R Road, V.V Puram, Bangalore-560004, 4kms from the College campus.

M.B.B.S Course

The College is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and is recognised by the Medical Council of india. The M.B.B.S Course is governed by the regulations of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The duration of the course is four and half years (9 terms, each of 6 month duration) of academic Study and one year of internship.

Under these regulations, the entire course is divided into 3 phases. Candidates are admitted to the Pre-Clinical Phase(Phase-I) of one year duration (2 terms) during which they study the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry. At the end of Phase-1, they appear for the M.B.B.S Phase-I examination of the University. After successfully completing the Pre-Clinical course, the students enter the Para-Clinical Phase (Phase-II) of one & a half year duration(3 terms), during which they mainly study Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology & Forensic Medicine. During this period, the students also learn some part of the clinical subjects. They appear for the Phase-II university examinations at the end of the one and a half years. If successful, the students enter Phase-III which is of two years duration having clinical subjects as part of the study. At the end of one year (2 terms), the student take the Phase-III(Part-1) examinations comprising of the subjects E.N.T, Ophthalmology & Community Medicine. At the end of the next one year (the last 2 terms), the student answers the Phase-III (Part-2) examinations comprising of the subjects Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics & Orthopaedics.

Clinical training in the Hospitals attached to the Institute will commence as soon as the student successfully completes Phase-I & will continue throughout Phase-II & Phase-III of the course.



The Post Graduate Degree course is of 3 years duration & the Post Graduates Diploma course is of 2 years duration.



MD Anatomy
MD Physiology
MD Biochemistry
MD Pharmacology
MD Pathology
MD Microbiology
MD Forensic Medicine
MD Community Medicine
MD Medicine
MD Paediatrics
MD Dermatology
MD Radio Diagnosis
MD Anaesthesiology
MD Psychiatry
MD Emergency Medicine

MS General Surgery
MS Ophthalmology
MS Orthopaedics

DA (Anaesthesiology)
DOMS (Ophthalmology)
D.Ortho. (Orthopaedics)
D.L.O (E.N.T)
DMRD (Radio Diagnosis)

These courses are recognised by Medical Council of India (M.C.I) & Government of India.

About KIMS Hospital:

The KIMS Hospital was established in the year 1990 and is located in the heart of Bangalore city and in close proximity to the City Market. It is a multi-specialty  hospital having 810 beds and offering services ranging from  Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Dermatology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Preventive Medicine, Forensic Post-mortem facility and Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry investigational facilities.      It fulfils the requirements of the Medical Council of India with respect to MBBS and Postgraduate courses.                                     

The Eastern Block on the Ground floor houses the Casualty Complex and the offices of the Medical Superintendent and Administrative Medical Officer as well as the chambers of the Senior Faculty and Duty Doctors’ rooms. The 1st Floor houses Medicine Wards, the 2nd floor has Surgical and Orthopaedic wards. The 3rd floor has Obstetric and Gynaecologic Wards, also well equipped Operation Theater and Labour Rooms. The 4th floor comprises of the Operation Theater Complex, CCU and 5th floor has Pediatric wards with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

The Western Block houses the Out Patient department on the Ground Floor; Resident Quarters (Male) & Dialysis Unit on the 1st Floor; Special Wards on the 2nd, 4th & 5th Floors; Resident Quarters (Female) on the 3rd Floor; Lecture Halls, Hospital Library & Internet Centre on the 6th Floor. The cellar has parking facilities reserved for Doctors.

Super-Specialty services include Cardiology, Gastro-enterology, Neurology and Endocrinology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Neuro-surgery, Urology and Vascular surgery. A 24 hr Pharmacy, Blood Bank, CT and MRI facilities are available. A full fledged Canteen and KIMS co-operative society are located in the hospital.

Contact Address:

The Dean & Principal
Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences (KIMS)
(Affiliated to Bangalore University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences     & Recognized by Medical Council of India , New Delhi )
Banashankari 2nd Stage , Bangalore-560070
College office: +91-80-26715790, 26712791/ 92
Fax : +91-80-26712798

6.vydehi institute of medical science and research center Bangalore

           The Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research centre is one of the leading medical institute providing education and health care services of truly global standards. A comprehensive range of general and super specialty medical services are provided here including complex surgeries to authentic ayurvedic experience at Vydehi Ayurveda Gram.
The institute focuses to deliver high quality, comprehensive, integrated medical education including innovative thoughts towards modern technology and research.  We provide the finest in infrastructure and facilities to our students when it comes to learning and research along with experienced and dedicated faculty, outstanding clinical facilities, and a world-class environment that supports education. We offer different courses including medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied sciences, biotechnology and many more.
The Institute comprising of well-trained personnel provides focused health care services.  We are successfully accomplishing our mission of serving the society with our widespread infrastructure, state-of-the-art equipment, backed by the nation’s best professionals, equals those available globally.
1000 bedded multi specialty hospital, Vydehi provides a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week services.  Departments like emergency department, critical care unit, blood bank, central diagnostic Lab and ambulance services works round the clock to implement the growing requirements of patients.
Vydehi serves over thousands of patients annually.  As a leading educational and health care organization Vydehi develops and maintains a spirit of charity and cooperation with the primary goal of improving patient safety and of promoting health in rural and underserved communities. Vydehi wish to rise above the realm of therapeutic care with a new focus on preventive care, to bring health to the community.


General Surgery


Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has four academic institutions:
Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences
Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences
Vydehi Institute of Nursing Sciences
Vydehi Institute of Biotechnology Sciences

           The campus also has two specialty centers: Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation and Vydehi Ayurveda Gram.The institute offers undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. The college annually accepts 150 students for the MBBS undergraduate course. Admission to this course is made through a merit list prepared on the basis of the scores of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test (CET) and KRLMPCA. Post-graduate admission is 56 seats.Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences is recognized by Medical Council of India and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. VIMS is included in the directory of the World Health Organization, which is required to be recognized internationally for purposes of higher postgraduate education and employment opportunities. It has tie-ups with the University of Georgia and University of California.The Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences is recognized by Dental Council of India and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.Admission to this course is made through a merit list prepared on the basis of candidate scores in the Common Entrance Test (CET) and KRLMPCA followed by Centralized Counseling.[8] Number of seats allotted in BDS is 60 per year.

        The Vydehi Institute of Nursing Sciences and Research Centre recognized by Indian Nursing Council and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.[9] Total of 100 seats are allotted in B.Sc. Nursing.Vydehi Institute of Biotechnology Science Affiliated to Bangalore University offers 40 in M.Sc. Biotechnology. And 60 in B.Sc. Biotechnology (Biochemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology)

      There are paramedical courses offered by the institute and that are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Number of seats are 20.
VIMS uses a unique, collaborative approach to medical research and training. The institute is involved in conducting research in medical subjects and is committed to advancement of medical education, healthcare and research and is set to achieve a greater level of excellence in all these fields.[12] Biotech Institute and Biotech Park signed an international co-operative agreement with University of Georgia, Athens, USA for research-oriented work to update the knowledge database. Vydehi Institute further widens its academic horizon with the establishments of super-specialty departments.


     Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has The college library has over 11,000 books. Audiovisual facilities like OHP and Slide Projector – TV/V.C.R./CD texts available at Central Library. Timings of the Library from 09:00 AM to 9:00 PM.Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre has the membership to Health Science Library and Information Network (HELINET) consortium of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences having access to huge current full-text electronic resources of 414 e-journals, 81 e-books, 31 clinics of North America and 31 year books.In addition, the links to PubMed and other medical databases freely available online are also provided under HELINET consortium at for accessing in our college.


   At Vydehi there are separate accommodations for boys and girls, which varies from single occupancy to three in a room, these hostels have independent library in their respective buildings.The entire hostel complexes at Vydehi are ensured with 24-hour security, maintenance, engineering, power, water supply The hostel provides a cot, a mattress, a study table, a chair and a cupboard for each student.Every hostel has solar heated water facility, water cooler, common telephone, common TV room, common reading room etc.Adequate dining facilities are available for all students.
Hostels have gymnasium and indoor games facilities.Mess caters variety of food to suit all tastes. NRI/Foreign student will be provided with single room.

Contact Address:

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
#82, Nallurahalli, Near BMTC 18th Depot, Whitefield,
Bangalore - 560 066 (Karnataka)
Tel: 28412956,

7.MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bangalore

             MVJ medical college is a well established educational institute for imparting quality medical education. The college was established in 2001 under the umbrella of Venkatesha Education Society. It is located in Hoskote a rural district of Bangalore, and is well connected to the city.

The college is recognized by the Medical Council of India and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for conducting the medical undergraduate programme leading to the award of MBBS degree.

  The college is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution .The college is also permitted by MCI and RGUHS for post graduate degree courses in 12 disciplines, and Post Graduate Diploma Courses in 6 disciplines.The campus is well spread out over 27 acres with an eco friendly academic ambience.The college has excellent infrastructure and a dedicated faculty for teaching and training in the requisite fields of medicine.A well stocked central library, with broadband connectivity, and all logistic support is available. Modern lecture halls and auditoriums equipped with all requisite audio-visual teaching aids ensure an environment conducive to learning.

          Excellent hostel facilities with over with over 500 well furnished rooms, with separate boys and girls hostel blocks are available on the campus. A central mess with good dining facilities is attached to the hostel.

         The medical college and the hospital is strategically located, and is uniquely positioned to provide excellent training in the three areas  viz., Primary Healthcare, Emergency Services and Hospital Services as per norms of Medical Council of India.The college aims at holistic development of the students and encourages extra curricular activities. Badminton and volley ball courts are available. A multi stadium with an athletic track and field events grounds is under planning.



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    The Central Library extends over 982 Sq. meters on two floors, and can accommodate over 500 users at a time.The library is well stocked with recent national and International Journals, Text books and reference books.Internet facility with broadband connectivity ensures upto date information is readily available.Computer services, with printers and reprographic facilities are available.Multimedia room has educational CDs available for users.


Hostel facilities are available in the college campus.

Separate blocks for girls and boys are available with each block accommodating around 500 students. Additional rooms are being added to meet the increasing demand.

Facilities Provided

All rooms are well furnished
Rooms are air conditioned, with colour TV, refrigerator and 24 hrs hot water
All rooms have attached bathrooms with 24 hrs hot water
All blocks have reading rooms with TV
Mess facilities (North and South Indian food are served).
24 hours water and Electricity supply with generator facility in times of power failure.
Well equipped Multi-gym separate for boys and girls
Table tennis boards, twin shuttle courts, basket ball courts, tennis courts


Affiliated University : Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 4th “T” Block, Jayanagar,
Website :
Chancellor : Hon’ble Excellency Sri. Hans Raj Bhardwaj
Pro-Chancellor : Sri S.A. Ramadass
Vice-Chancellor : Dr. Sriprakash.K.S.
Tel : 080- 2696 1926
Registrar : Dr. D. Prem Kumar
Tel : 080- 2696 1928
Registrar [Evaluation] : Dr. N.S.Ashok Kumar
Tel : 080- 2696 1930

contact address:

Dandupalya, 30th KM Milestone,
National Highway 4, Kolathur P.O., Hoskote,
Pincode - 562 114

Tel : 080-2793 1473, 2793 4593
Fax: 080-2793 1645


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