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Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences

Overview

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical college in the Indian state of Karnataka, affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar, Bangalore.

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.

Courses offered

PG Diploma
Qualification MBBS
Affiliation & Approvals Medical Council of India (MCI)
Eligibility • The candidate should have passed in MBBS from a medical college recognized by the State Medical Board/Medical Council of India • The candidates should have completed a 1-year compulsory rotating Internship • The candidates should have received permanent registration from the Karnataka State Medical Council • Qualification in NEET-PG Examination
Duration 3 Years
MD/MS
Qualification MBBS
Affiliation & Approvals Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)
Eligibility • The candidate should have passed MBBS from a medical college recognized by the State Medical Board/Medical Council of India • The candidates should have completed a 1-year compulsory rotating Internship • The candidates should have received permanent registration from the Karnataka State Medical Council • Qualification in NEET-PG Examination
Duration 3 Years
MBBS
Qualification 10+2
Affiliation & Approvals Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science(RGUHS)
Eligibility • Minimum 50% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English language from a recognized education board • The candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission • Qualification in NEET-UG Examination
Duration 4.5 years + 1-year Internship
BPT
Specialisation -
Qualification 10 +2
Affiliation & Approvals Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science(RGUHS)
Eligibility Must be within the age limit of 17-35 years. Should have completed Pre- University course (10+2) pass with 45% marks in aggregate, in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology withEnglish as the medium of study.
Duration 4 Years + 6 Months Internship

Facilities

    • Hostels

    There are two separate hostels at present, one for the boys and another for the girls. The boys and girls hostels are located in the Institute campus at Banashankari and can accommodate about 200 students each. Student Welfare Officers and Wardens are always available to students and interns to lend a patient ear to all their problems related to curricular activities and to provide suitable remedies

    • Transport

    There are five buses including one mini bus and two Maruthi vans available for Transportation of students to and from Banashankari campus to the Hospital premises and to transport them to various training centres. 

    • Sports/Gym

    The college has a fully equipped health club with a 10 Station Multi-Gym, two TreadMills and Steppers and a Trained Instructor. The Health Club is open to all students of KIMS from 6:00AM to 8:00PM. Indoor Games like Chess, Carrom and Table tennis are also available. The New Sports Complex coming up will house two Synthetic Tennis Courts, Basketball and Volleyball Courts and an Amphitheatre.

    • Kim's Co-operative Society 
    • Canteen
    • Bank & ATM

Location

Krishna Rajendra Rd, Parvathipuram, Vishweshwarapura, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

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