Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, established in the year 1980 by the Vokkaligara Sangha and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Karnataka. The Vokkaligara Sangha took a formal decision to start a medical college from the year 1980-81 and applied for permission to the Registrar, Bangalore University. Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. R Gundu Rao laid the foundation stone of KIMS College and Hospital in the premises of the Sangha and announced the grant of vacant land in Banashankari for construction of college building. Thereafter, the Sangha appointed Dr M Basavaraju, Professor of Physiology as the principal and other staff by March 1981 and classes started regularly from March 1981. 16th March is observed as KIMS Day every year. The Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Kempegowda Institute was held in the year 2006.
College building was constructed to mark the centenary celebrations of the Vokkaligara Sangha and the Silver Jubilee of KIMS has been built at the Banashankari Campus.
KIMS is recognized by the Medical Council of India permanently for running of MBBS Course since 1980-81 and also PG Degree & diploma courses since 1991-92 and these courses are recognized by Government of India.
KIMS is also recognized by
General Medical Council, United Kingdom
World Health Organization.
The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, London.
The PG Degree course is of 3 years duration & the PG 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 and students are posted to these hospitals for training. (for both undergraduate & postgraduate students )
(KIMS) Hospital & Research Centre, K.R Road.
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
S.D.S Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Dr.M.H Marigowda.
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
Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences is located in two sections:-
Pre-clinical and Para Clinical departments are Located at Banashankari IInd Stage near BDA complex in Bangalore.
Clinical departments and KIMS Hospital are located at the KIMS Hospital K.R Road, V.V Puram, Bangalore which is 4 kms from the College.