Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bengaluru

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bengaluru was established in 1980 by the VokkaligaraSangha and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bengaluru, Karnataka.

KIMS is recognized by the Medical Council of India permanently for running of MBBS Course since 1980-81 and also running Post-graduate degree/diploma courses since 1991-92 and these courses are also recognized by Government of India.

KIMS is also recognized byGeneral Medical Council, United Kingdom, World Health Organization, The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, London.


KIMS is located in two locations, pre-clinical and para clinical departments are located at Banashankri 2nd stage and clinical departments and KIMS Hospital are located at the K.R.Road, V.V. Puram.

KIMS, Bengaluru has been ranked No.24 among the 275+ Medical Colleges in India by 'The MINT', The Wall Street Journal.

The institute offers 4 years 6 months MBBS course. Admission is through KCET and COMEDK UGET. The institute has separate hostels for boys and girls. It has all the basic infrastructure facilities to pursue medical education.

The institute has transport, sports, gym, canteen, bank and many more facilities. The college library has WEB OPAC facility. It has more than 10,000 books, 500 national and international journals.

The Clinical facilities are provided at the following hospitals and students are posted to these hospitals for training;

  • KIMS Hospital & Research Centre, K.R Road.
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Dr.M.HMarigowda (Hosur) Road.
  • S.D.S Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
  • Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Dr.M.HMarigowda (Hosur) Road.
  • VokkaligaraSangha Dental College and Hospital, K.R Road.
  • Central Leprosorium, Magadi Road.
  • Government Epidemic Diseases Hospital, Old Madras Road
  • Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology

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