Bangalore Nursing College
The Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute was started as a private Medical college by Mysore Education Society. The Founders were Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. In the year 1957 it was handed over to the then Government of Mysore and was affiliated to Mysore University and then further on to the Bangalore University. In the year 1996 it got affiliated to the RGUHS, Karnataka. Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute has MCI recognition for UG (150 seats + 100 seats) admitted under 10A of MCI rules, 135 PG Degree, 71 Diploma seats,and Super Specialty seats for M.Ch Urology, M.Ch Paediatric Surgery, M.Ch Plastic Surgery is recognised by MCI.
Bangalore Research Institute has Fellowship programmes in Vitreo Retina, Surgical Gastroenterology, Neurology, Cornea & External diseases of Eye, Paediatric Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology,Glaucoma, Paediatric Anaesthesiology, Accident Trauma & Emergency Care, Community Ophthalmology and Dermato Surgery with 2 seats each. Para-medical courses such as Medical lab technician, X-ray technician, Medical record technician, Health inspector, Ophthalmology, Operation Theatre Technician simultaneously being run in the Institution and also Allied science like B.Sc Medical lab technician is also running by the institution.
The College has a Central library stocked with standard books and subscribes to about 120 journals Foreign & Indian both each year.
Four major hospitals are attached to this institution:
Vani Vilas Women and Children’s Hospital
Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital
The Institute is involved in community health services at the Urban Family Welfare center, Siddiah road and Primary health centers located at Sondekoppa, K G Halli, Hesarghatta and Pavagada. Emergency services are available 24*7 including Traumatology and Blood bank 2-CT Scanners have been installed- one at Victoria Hospital and other at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital.These hospitals and the facilities provided by the Institution caters to half the population of Bangalore City. The bed strength is around 2992.
B. Sc Nursing ( 50 seats )
M. Sc Nursing
These seats are filled up through Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Karnataka. Government Nursing College or University does not come under BMCRI but the staff of the college are used for teaching purpose.
Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute is one of the reputed Medical College in India, established by Government of Karnataka. Bangalore Medical College has a century old well-organized, well recognized teaching hospital known as Victoria Hospital. Similarly equally recognized teaching hospitals such as Institute of Ophthalmology, Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospitals, Vanivilas Hospitals, Venkateswara Institute of ENT are attached as teaching hospitals to Bangalore Medical College. Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Library and Information Centre is located in an independent block which is one of the repositories of medical knowledge and form an premier integral part of this institution. It is deeply rich in its collection since the past five decades.