Bangalore Medical College & Research institute – Autonomous Institute

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bengaluru was established in 1955. It is popularly known as Bangalore Medical College. It is the only government medical college in Bengaluru and autonomous institution under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

It is one of the best medical colleges in Karnataka as well as in India. BMCRI offers 250 MBBS seats under MCI regulations, 135 postgraduate and 71 diploma programmes.


The campus spread over 200 acres of land located near City Market. The institute has 4 attached hospitals, library, and separate hostels for boys and girls, student lounge, food court. Gymnasium, a basketball court, volleyball court, cricket field and many more. The entire campus has high speed internet facility through Wifi.

The four major hospitals attached are;

  • Victoria Hospital
  • Vani Vilas Women and Children’s Hospital
  • Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
  • Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital

M/s. Infosys Foundation has constructed and donated a 24 hours Central Laboratory at Victoria Hospital campus for the poor and needy patients at a cost of Rs 3 crores and Government of Karnataka has installed equipment’s worth of Rs. 3 crores for the Lab. It will not only fulfill the long pending requirement of the MCI, but also it will be very useful to Undergraduates, Postgraduates & Super-specialty students and faculty of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.

The Digital Library has 65 nodes, which is used by the students and faculty of BMCRI to acquire latest knowledge. A State of Art Seminar Hall has been constructed with a capacity of 280 seats with the facilities of latest equipment for Tele-teaching. A Tele-medicine unit in collaboration with ISRO was started on the eve of Golden Jubilee Celebrations on 1.1.2006, with this Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute is the first Govt. Medical College to provide this facility in the state of Karnataka.

Their vision is to create professionally superior and ethically stronger global medical professionals and to equip and maintain the college with a bright work force using advanced telemedicine and tele-teaching facilities in addition to the orthodox method of teaching.

Their mission is to provide students with a sense of understanding for values and ethics, a commitment to law and morality, an appreciation of human creativity and an analytical inquiring mind.

Their motto is to make advanced medical technology affordable, serve economically weaker section of society and produce socially committed Doctors.

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