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The Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute was started as a private Medical School 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. It was handed over to the then Government of Mysore in the year 1957 with affiliation to Mysore University, subsequently to Bangalore University. Presently, it is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences since 1996.

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has MCI recognition for Undergraduate 250 students, 280 Postgraduate students, {MS Anatomy, MD Physiology, MD Biochemistry, MD Pharmacology, MD Pathology, MD Microbiology, MD P & SM, MD Forensic Medicine, MS Ophthalmology, MS ENT, MS Orthopaedics, MD Anaesthesiology, MD Paediatrics, MD Gen. Medicine, MD Gen. Surgery, MD OBG, MD Radio Diagnosis, MD Radio Therapy, MD Psychiatry, MD Skin & V.D, MD Transfusion medicine, and MD Respiratory medicine} and  16 Super Specialty seats forM.Ch Plastic Surgery, M.Ch Paediatric Surgery, DM Neurology, M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology and DM Cardiology. The institution 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. The institution offers Bachelors’ degree in Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, diploma and certificate courses in Para-medical streams.

The institution has five major hospitals attached to it:
•    Victoria Hospital
•    Vani Vilas Women and Children’s Hospital
•    Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
•    PradhanMantriSwasthya Suraksha Yojana Super Speciality Hospital
•    Trauma and Emergency care centre

These hospitals cater to the health services to a majority of Bangalore Urban and Rural districts. It is also referral centre for the entire state. The hospitals have facilities to manage a wide range of medical and surgical conditions and has well –equipped laboratories that supports the hospital round the clock. The Institute is also involved in community health services at the Urban Family Welfare centre, Siddaiah road and Primary health centres at Sondekoppa, K G Halli, Hesarghatta and Pavagada. It also runs various central government and state government schemes to provide the best health care services to the needy population.

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has excellentinfrastructure with spacious classrooms, well equipped laboratories, skill laboratories, museums, library and auditoriums. The students are trained meticulously in academics with ample opportunity for hands-on training. The students are encouraged to participate in cultural, sports and other co-curricular activities. The institute functions with a mission to nurture well trained, ethical and competent doctors and provide excellent health care services.


Last Updated: 17-05-2021 01:14 PM Updated By: Admin

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