Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Karnataka

S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot  

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Name of the College S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot
Year Of Establishment 2002
Location (State/City) Bagalkot, Karnataka
College Type Trust
Affiliated With Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Approved By NMC
Course Offered MBBS, MD, MS, Diploma
Total Intake 250
Official Website
Address S. Nijalingappa Medical College & Hanagal Shri Kumareshwar Hospital & Research Centre. Navanagar, Bagalkot-587103 (Karnataka) Bagalkot
Contact Details Fax:  08354235360 08354-220880, 9448143702:  Fax:  08354225102


About S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot

To crown its endeavour the Sangha started Hanagal Sri Kumareshwar hospital in 2000. Two years later Medical College started in the old campus (in 2002) with the affiliation of RGUHS & MCI. The foundation stone for medical college and hospital laid and the construction activity followed immediately in full swing over an area of 114 acres…. and in over just 2 years the bare mountain at Navanagar witnessed a new monument rising up…. which made everyone hold their breaths with awe and delight…. It stands apart and has become the landmark of Bagalkot with its majestic building and a beautiful campus.

The hospital has named after Late His Holiness Shri Kumara Swamiji of Hanagal who convened the first Veerashaiva Mahasabhe which led to the establishment of Veera Shaiva Vidya Vardhaka Sangha in Karnataka.

The college has named after Shri S. Nijalingappa, for granting 250 acres of land on lease for a period of 30 years when he was the chief minister of Karnataka…… which was later regularised and granted by Late Shri J. H. Patel when he was the Chief Minister. Late Dr. S. J. Nagalotimath, the B.C. Roy awardee of international fame was appointed as the first medical director and assigned the task of planning and establishing the medical college…. Dr. T.M. Chandrashekhar, the first and the most beloved principal, now dean of SNMC has contributed immensely. Both Dr. S. J. Nagalotimath and Dr. T. M. Chandrashekhar have given a very good beginning to SNMC and hospital.

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Shri Siddanna Shettar, Chairman, Governing Council of Medical, Dental and Nursing college has been extending his full support to ensure that the best facilities and best teaching faculty made available to the students and people alike…. Under the able leadership and guidance of Shri Siddanna Shettar this medical institute is growing tremendously. He introduced several health schemes for the benefit of the students. Member doctors and their family and other staff.

With the introduction of Yeshaswini Health Scheme, Vajpayee Arogya Scheme, Tyagi Bhagya, Balasanjeevini the poor enabled to utilise the state-of-the-art medical care of a private tertiary health care centre like SNMC. Dr. C. S. Patil the past principal of our college has gone a long way in improving the upcoming medical college with his immense experience. Dr. Ashok S. Mallapur the present principal associated with this institution since the inception from 2000. He was instrumental in starting the hospital way back in 2000 with the guidance of Late Dr. S.J. Nagalotimath. He along with the co-operation of management and the dedicated staff is striving to modernize and well equipping the college and the hospital.

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Facilities / Infrastructure in S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot        


“A good book is a precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond”.
The creation and execution of the SNMC Library was inspired by ideas like: acquisition of relevant knowledge, intellectual exploration and flights into the limitless skies of research. As on today this library offers to any aspiration in the field, a pool of 20106 books that are meticulously chosen for their contents; added to this are 2044 back volumes of relevant fields and this unit has been subscribing to as many as 114 well known national and international journals. Almost all the principal medical branches are covered by these reading materials.

Built up Area:  43,000 sq. ft
Seating Capacity:  600 Readers
Total No of Books:  20106
Total No of Journals: 114
Indian Journals: 67
Foreign Journals:  47
Bound Volume: 2044 of 178 journals
VCDs :60
CD-ROMs: 306

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Affiliated Hospitals for S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot

Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital and Research

Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital and Research Centre was established in 2000 in the old campus of B.V.V. Sangha in Bagalkot. At inception it had 300 beds catering the health services to people of Bagalkot and surrounding areas and has grown into an institute of recognition.

The Hospital was christened as Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital & Research Centre after the great.  Saint his holiness Shree Shree Shree Kumara Swamiji of Hanagal, who himself was a pioneer in treating the ill with herbal medicine, moreover he was also one of the pioneers who revolutionized the concept of Sangha/Trust in starting Educational Institutions in the backward areas for spreading Quality Education in all fields.

The Hospital and the Medical College were shifted to the new campus in 2004; this campus is spread over an specious area of 114 acres of land situated between the new (Navanagar) and the old city of Bagalkot on an hillock.

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Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital and Research Centre has 750 General beds and 144 Intensive Care beds.  It is an ultra-modern high tech tertiary care hospital.  It is equipped with all ultra-modern equipment’s and gadgets to meet any kind of emergency with round the clock service by experienced, well trained, dedicated, staff.

It provides specialist care in General Surgery, Burns, Urology, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Cardiac Care, Diabetic Care, Orthopaedics, Trauma Care, replacement surgeries. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Child health, Physiotherapy, Paediatric Physiotherapy, Ophthalmology, Eye Bank and Corneal grafting Centre, ENT, Psychiatry and Many more branches.

Eligibility & Admission Process for S. Nijalingappa Medical College & HSK Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot

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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