Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 

  • India
Name of the College Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
Also Known As KIMS Bangalore
Year Of Establishment 1980
Location (State/City) Bangalore, Karnataka
College Type Trust
Affiliated With Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, MD, MS
Total Intake 150
Official Website
Address Banashankari 2nd Stage, Krishna Rajendra Road, V.V. Puram, Bengalore-560070 (Karnataka) Bangalore
Contact Details  +91-80-26715790, 26712791/ 92
Fax: +91-80-26712798
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About Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore

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

The Vodkalike Sangha took a formal decision on 2nd September 1979 to start a Medical College from the year 1980-81 and applied for permission to the Registrar, Bangalore University. On 30th November 1980, Shri R Gundu Rao, the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, laid the foundation stone of the Kempe Gowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital in the premises of the Sangha and announced the grant of vacant land in Banashankari to used for the construction of college building and hostels.

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Thereafter, the Sangha appointed Dr. M Basavaraju, Professor of Physiology as the Principal on 1st January 1981 and other staff by March 1981 and classes started regularly from the 16th March 1981. Since then, 16th March observed every year as KIMS Day. The Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Institute 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 built at the Banashankari Campus.

The Pre-clinical and Para Clinical Departments Located at Banashankari 2nd Stage near BDA complex and the Clinical Departments and KIMS Hospital are located at the KIMS Hospital, Krishna Rajendra Road, Visveswarapuram, 4kms from the College campus.

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Department / Specialties in Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
  • Community Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Surgery
  • B.G
  • Paediatrics
  • N.T
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory Medicine

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Facilities / Infrastructure in Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore


Affiliated Hospitals for Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences

It caters to all broad specialities like Medicine, surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Dermatology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Emergency medicine, Respiratory medicine, Preventive Medicine, Forensic Post-mortem facility

The Hospital also caters to super-specialities like Cardiology, Nephrology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Plastic surgery, Vascular Surgery, Paediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, Oncology and Endo-surgery It Provides investigational facilities – Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Radiology It fulfils the requirements of the medical council of India/ National medical council with respect to MBBS and Postgraduate courses in the field of medicine. KIMS Hospital is actively involved in research activities. Various clinical trials and research projects are undertaken at the hospital.

KIMS stands for the value: “Satata Seva Tatparate” (in Sanskrit) meaning “Always devoted to service”. Motto of KIMS hospital: To provide high quality patient care at an affordable cost and cater to the needs of all sections of the society.

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Eligibility & Admission Process for Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore

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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