|Name of the College
|Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
|Also Known As
|Year Of Establishment
|Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur
|MBBS, MD, MS
|Centre, B.H. Road, Agalakote, Tumkur 572107 (Karnataka) Bangalore
|0816-2275210, 0816-2200200, 08162276124
About Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, (declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956) Tumkur, was established vide MHRD GOI No. F.9-31/2006-U.3 (A) dated: 30/05/2008 of Govt. of India. Sri Siddhartha Medical College and Sri Siddhartha Dental College have been functioning as constituent colleges of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education since 01/06/2008.
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Further as per Govt. of India notification vide No. F.9-31/2006-U.3(A) Dated. 16/12/2008, the UGC in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, included Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Maralur, Tumkur, as an off-campus constituent teaching unit of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur with effect from 06/03/2009.
At SSAHE the focus goes beyond education. SSAHE aims to prepare students for life – ingraining in them the psyche of the eternal student – Making them a Leader; A Leader who is ever a learner, driven by thirst for knowledge; a passion to excel and ignited with the desire to achieve success – Success for Life.
Sree Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) is driven to making students technologically sophisticated, ethically strong and empowered to improve the quality of life of the human race, by imparting futuristic technical/medical knowledge.
To impart world-class education and inspire young minds to evolve into responsible human beings in an inclusive environment, adapting to technological changes and paving the way for human progress.
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Department / Specialities in Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
- Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
- Community Medicine
- General Medicine
- General Surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Radio Diagnosis and Imaging
- TB & Respiratory Diseases
Facilities / Infrastructure in Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
SSMC offers separate boarding & lodging facilities for men and women. The facilities are customized to suit every need and budget. The Hostels have 24 hrs. Wi-Fi connectivity.
Knowledge Centre, Library, Audio Video Media Room, Communications and Broadband enabled WiFi campus, Library is open round the clock with over 5000 titles , a hundred-plus leading medical journals , a large database of Case studies across various disciplines for deeper understanding and research.
The sports and games facilities at the campus make the students attain physical growth and sports spirit. Major games like Cricket, basketball, football, volley-ball, Table Tennis, hockey etc. are given prime importance. Intra-college and intercollegiate matches and sports day events give the students ample opportunity to develop their talents and skills.
A well equipped gym is located within the SSMC campus for the benefit of the students.
Skills lab at SSMC provides a safe environment for students to learn, practice and be observed performing skills in a simulated environment thus mitigating the risks involved in direct patient exposure without adequate preparation and supervision. Designed to accommodate the needs of university undergraduate/Postgraduate medical students facilitating improved patient safety and quality care delivery for our entire community.
Facilities for Physically Challenged
Student Support Centre
Affiliated Hospitals for Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
SSMC Hospital has separate building for OPD and causality with independent departments of Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, and Radiology.
It is a 970 + bedded hospital, equipped with 12 major operation theatres in addition to minor operation theatres. SSMC is catering the needs of rural population. There are skilled doctors with specially trained nurses to give a healing touch to the patients. The Hospital building houses a post office and a bank to serve the needs of staff, students and the public. A canteen, hospital mess, fruit stall and a phone booth to cater the needs of the public are made available.
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Eligibility & Admission Process for Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur
– Pass with minimum 50 % marks in Intermediate (Bi.P.C)
– Must Qualify in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
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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