Basaveshwara Medical College in Chitraguda is amongst the best medical colleges in Karnataka. Well equipped labs, tech savvy and academically proficient staff, airy class rooms and departments equipped with excellent audio visual aids for teaching like LCD projectors, slide projectors, DVD players as well as department libraries and seminar rooms catapult this college to an elite group of colleges that have a resoundingly good infrastructure. Basaveshwara Medical College is annexed to a hospital as in the case of most medical colleges.
The Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital is run by the Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Vidyapeetha Trust in Chitraguda and was instituted in the year 2000. The hospital can accommodate around 500 beds and has been constructed on a massive scale. It is notable that the hospital caters to the needy and offers free beds in the General Ward to the needy. Basaveshwara Medical College’s fee structure is designed in a manner beneficial to the students and many find it affordable given that it is an esteemed institution. The college is so popular that the Basaveshwara Medical College admissions fill up as soon as the results of the entrance exams are out!