Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

  • India
Name of the College Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru
Also Known As SMCRI Tumakuru
Year Of Establishment 2022
Location (State/City) Tumakuru, Karnataka
College Type Private
Affiliated With Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS
Total Intake 150
Official Website
Address 1, Siddaganga Math, Tumakuru-572104, Karnataka.
Contact Details 0816-2602200

About Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

Siddaganga Medical College & Research Institute, established with divine blessings of His Holiness Padma Bhushana, Karnataka Ratna Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Mahashivayogi and His Holiness Sree Sree Siddalinga Mahaswamiji is set to carve a niche in medical education, research and healthcare. The National Medical Commission, New Delhi accorded permission to start the SMCRI with 150 MBBS seats from the academic year 2022-23.

The institute is located in the heart of Tumakuru city which is 65 kms from Bangalore on the Bangalore-Pune Highway and is easily accessible by road, train and air. The institute provides one of the finest learning environments with excellent infrastructural facilities such as air-conditioned lecture theatre’s, well equipped laboratories, Skill Lab, Medical Education Unit, Library, and Hostels.
The institute aims to achieve its vision with the ardent support of well experienced, qualified and dedicated teaching and supporting staff.

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Department / Specialties in Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru


  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry


  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Community Medicine


  • Anesthesiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Emergency medicine
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

Skills & Simulation Lab

The state-of-the-art skills and simulation laboratory has been established to provide Simulation Based Medical Education (SBME). Skill lab facilitates to acquire proficiency over the clinical skills while ensuring patient safety. It is well equipped with High fidelity Mannequins, Skill Practicing stations and debriefing area along with enthusiastic faculty and Instructors. Skill & Simulation lab also provides an opportunity for continued medical education and training of the health care professionals.


State of art library of SMCRI extends over 1100 sq meters with separate sections for reference and reading with a seating capacity of 300. Students have access to latest editions of around 3500+ books and 40 journals, both national and international round the clock.

Lecture theatre/ Demonstration Rooms

SMCRI is well equipped with state of art teaching class rooms with capacity ranging from 150 to 200 students.
Demonstration rooms apart from didactic lectures also provide opportunity for interactive focused group discussion.

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The college has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with excellent infrastructure, 24/7 Wi-Fi facility, multicuisine kitchen and laundry services. Each hostel has a warden drawn from teaching faculty of the college who is responsible for day-to-day functioning of the hostel along with other support staff. Chief warden along with anti-ragging committee comprising of faculty will supervise the hostel premises.

Medical Education

“Train the Trainer” is the best way to ensure that the teaching of highest quality is continuously delivered. Department of Medical Education works on enabling the teaching faculty in a medical college to implement their role as facilitators. The department of medical education is focused on curriculum development and implementation. The department is equipped with excellent infrastructure and audio-visual aids. The members of DOME are well trained and qualified to conduct Faculty Development Programs in our Institution. The department aims to enable the teaching faculty with knowledge and skills required to train the medical graduates holistically to meet local requirements and attain global standards.

Affiliated Hospitals for Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

Sidddaganga Hospital

Established with the blessings of his holiness Dr. Sri Sri Shiva kumara Swamiji and Sri Sri Siddalinga Mahaswamiji of the Siddaganga Matha, Sidddaganga Hospital is a one-stop destination for world-class super speciality healthcare services. Siddaganga Hospital was envisaged by a group of like-minded doctors with an aim to fulfil the ever-growing medical needs of the community.

Eligibility & Admission Process for Siddaganga Medical College and Research Institute, Tumakuru

Eligibility MBBS

– Pass with minimum 50 % marks in Intermediate (Bi.P.C)

– Must Qualify in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)

Admission Process

Admission to the MBBS programme is based on candidates’ performance in NEET. Once the NEET results are declared, then the eligible candidates are called for counselling process.

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Documents List

  • KEA Original seat allotment Order
  • KEA Original Document Acknowledgement Slip
  • NEET Rank card
  • NEET Hall Ticket
  • S.L.C / 10th Marks Sheet
  • U.C / 10+2 Marks sheet
  • Transfer Certificate / School Leaving Certificate
  • Character/Conduct/Study Certificate
  • Caste and Income Certificate for OBC/SC/ST Category
  • *Eligibility Certificate (Applicable for Other than Karnataka State Board) visit rguhs website
  • *Migration Certificate (Applicable for Other than Karnataka State Board)
  • Sponsorship letter in Original Company letter head in case of NRI Students with Sponsor’s passport/VISA copy and Resident card of that country.
  • Photo Copy of Aadhar Card of Student, Father and Mother
  • Photocopy of Parent’s PAN CARD
  • Latest Photographs (06 numbers) of the student
  • Photograph of Father and Mother each

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