The College is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and is recognised by the Medical Council of india. The M.B.B.S Course is governed by the regulations of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The duration of the course is four and half years (9 terms, each of 6 month duration) of academic Study and one year of internship.
Under these regulations, the entire course is divided into 3 phases. Candidates are admitted to the Pre-Clinical Phase(Phase-I) of one year duration (2 terms) during which they study the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry. At the end of Phase-1, they appear for the M.B.B.S Phase-I examination of the University. After successfully completing the Pre-Clinical course, the students enter the Para-Clinical Phase (Phase-II) of one & a half year duration(3 terms), during which they mainly study Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology & Forensic Medicine. During this period, the students also learn some part of the clinical subjects. They appear for the Phase-II university examinations at the end of the one and a half years. If successful, the students enter Phase-III which is of two years duration having clinical subjects as part of the study. At the end of one year (2 terms), the student take the Phase-III(Part-1) examinations comprising of the subjects E.N.T, Ophthalmology & Community Medicine. At the end of the next one year (the last 2 terms), the student answers the Phase-III (Part-2) examinations comprising of the subjects Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics & Orthopaedics.
Clinical training in the Hospitals attached to the Institute will commence as soon as the student successfully completes Phase-I & will continue throughout Phase-II & Phase-III of the course.
The Post Graduate Degree course is of 3 years duration & the Post Graduates Diploma course is of 2 years duration.
MD Forensic Medicine
MD Community Medicine
MD Radio Diagnosis
MD Emergency Medicine
MS General Surgery
DMRD (Radio Diagnosis)
These courses are recognised by Medical Council of India (M.C.I) & Government of India.
Clinical facilities are provided at the following hospitals and students are posted to these hospitals for training. (for both under graduate & post graduate students )
- Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Hospital & Research Centre, K.R Road.
- National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Dr.M.H Marigowda (Hosur) Road.
- S.D.S Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
- Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Dr.M.H Marigowda (Hosur) Road.
- Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital, K.R Road.
- Central Leprosorium, Magadi Road.
- Government Epidemic Diseases Hospital, Old Madras Road
- Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology
The Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) is located at Parvathipura behind KIMS Hospital. Besides, the Pobbathi Maternity Home of Bangalore City Corporation is also used as an UHTC.
The three primary health centres viz., Konanakunte, K.Gollahalli and Kengeri satellite town PHC’s are attached to the Institute. The institute has a Rural health Training Centre (RHTC) at Kengeri about 12kms from Bangalore. There are facilities for Interns to stay in the Training Centre for the training programme under the Department of Community Medicine. There are two sub centres of RHTC at Mylsandra and Varahasandra respectively run in collaboration with BHEL, Govt of Karnataka. Health training facilities are also provided at the Epidemic Diseases Hospital, Old Madras Road.