Karanataka is a southwest state with the capital city Bangalore, which is known as the IT hub of India. The state has a long history of rich heritage and cultural traditions. Karnataka is known as the state with the largest producer of raw silk in India. The state is home to different fascinating Temples, known for their unique architecture.

The NEET 2021 was conducted on September 12 under strict Covid protocols. NTA has received over 16 lakhs of applications from all around the country. Karnataka has submitted 1.19 lakhs of applications for the NEET examination. A total number of 64 Medical Colleges are located in Karnataka and out of it 19 medical colleges are run by the government and 45 colleges are private. Let’s have a look at the top 10 government medical colleges in Karnataka.

Top 10 Government Medical Colleges in Karanataka

1. BMCRI Bangalore – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), originally Bangalore Medical College (BMC), is a medical college run by the Government of Karnataka. It’s close to City Market on K.R. Road. It is a government medical college in Bangalore. It is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Courses Offered

CourseDurationNo. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years250
B.Sc Nursing4 Years50
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years33
MD General Medicine3 Years32
MS General Surgery3 Years28
MS Ophthalmology3 Years26
MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years24
MD Paediatrics3 Years18
MS Orthopaedics3 Years15
MD Radiodiagnosis3 Years14
MD Pathology3 Years12
MS ENT3 Years12
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2 Years10
Diploma in Medical Record Technology2 Years10
Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology2 Years10
Diploma in Ophthalmology only PUC2 Years10
Diploma in Sanitary Health Inspector2 Years10
Diploma in X-Ray Technology2 Years10
MD Pharmacology3 Years9
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 Years8
MD Dermatology3 Years7
MD Preventive and Social Medicine 3 Years 7
Diploma in Radiodiagnosis2 Years6
MD Forensic Medicine 3 Years 6
MD Microbiology 3 Years 5
MD Physiology 3 Years 5
MD Psychiatry 3 Years 5
MS Anatomy3 Years5
M.Ch Plastic Surgery3 Years4
MD Biochemistry 3 Years 4
DM Neurology3 Years3
M.Ch Pediatric Surgery3 Years3
MD Radiotherapy3 Years3
M.Ch Neurosurgery 3 Years 2
M.Ch Surgical Gastroenterology 3 Years 2
M.Ch Urology3 Years2
M.Sc Nursing2 Years
MD Transfusion Medicine 3 Years

Website:

Admissions are strictly based on NEET Examinations

2. Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore

One of the oldest medical colleges in India, Mysore medical college was founded by Sri Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV. It is the first medical college to be established in Karnataka. The college is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
MD General Medicine3 Years23
MS General Surgery3 Years 20
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years16
MD Paediatrics3 Years12
MD Radiology3 Years10
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years10
MD Ophthalmology 3 Years9
MD Pathology3 Years7
MS Orthopaedics3 Years7
MS ENT3 Years6
MD Microbiology3 Years5
MD Pharmacology3 Years4
MD Community Medicine3 Years3
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years3
MD Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases3 Years3
MD Anatomy3 Years2
MD Physiology3 Years2
MD Psychiatry3 Years2
MD Biochemistry3 Years1
MD Forensic Medicine and Toxicology3 Years1
Diploma in Radiodiagnosis2 Years

Website: https://mmcri.karnataka.gov.in/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET Examinations

3. KIMS Hubli – Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli (KIMS, Hubli) is a medical school in Hubli, India that is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. It is one of the oldest government tertiary healthcare centres in India, as well as the largest multi-speciality hospital in North Karnataka.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years200
MD General Medicine 3 Years23
MD Pathology3 Years21
MS General Surgery3 Years18
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years16
MD Anaesthesiology3 Years15
MS Orthopaedics3 Years14
MD Paediatrics3 Years11
MS ENT3 Years9
MS Ophthalmology3 Years9
MD Physiology3 Years5
MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy3 Years 4
MD Psychiatry3 Years4
MD Community Medicine3 Years3
MD Microbiology3 Years3
M.Ch Urology3 Years2
MD Biochemistry3 Years 2
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years2
MD Pharmacology3 Years2
MD Radio Diagnosis3 Years2
MS Anatomy3 Years2

Website: Not Available

Admissions are strictly based on NEET Examinations

4. ESI Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bangalore

Located in Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru. The college is established in the year 2010 with a campus size of 15 acres. The college is affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years100
MS General Surgery3 Years12
MD Anaesthesia3 Years10
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years9
MD General Medicine3 Years6
MD Paediatrics3 Years6
MD Biochemistry3 Years4
MD Microbiology3 Years4
MD Pathology3 Years4

Website: https://www.esic.nic.in/medical/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET Examinations

5. ESIC Medical College, Gulbarga

ESIC Medical College and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Gulbarga, also known as Employees’ State Insurance Corporation Medical College and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Gulbarga, is a central government co-educational medical college located on Sedam Road in Gulbarga, India.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years100

Website: Unavailable

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG Examinations

6. Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karwar

Karwar is the administrative centre of Karnataka’s Uttara Kannada district. Karwar District Hospital and teaching hospital is associated with Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences, Karwar. The medical college is affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS 5.5 Years 150

Website: https://www.kimskarwar.kar.nic.in/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG Examinations

7. Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum

Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences was founded in 2005 on a 25-acre plot of land next to the District Hospital in Belgaum. The institute is located in Dr B. R. Ambedkar Road in Belgaum. The Government of Karnataka has recognised BIMS Belgaum, which is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University. The college building has a total area of 12,712 square feet.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
B.Sc Nursing4 Years60
GNM3.5 Years51
Diploma in Health Inspector2.5 Years20
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology2.5 Years20
Diploma in Medical Record Technician2.5 Years20
Diploma in X-Ray Technology2.5 Years20
MD Paediatrics3 Years5
MD Dermatology3 Years3
MD Anatomy3 Years2
MD Biochemistry3 Years2
MD Community Medicine3 Years2
MD Forensic Medicine3 Years2
MD Pathology3 Years2
MD Pharmacology3 Years2
MD Physiology3 Years2
MD Microbiology3 Years1
MD Psychiatry3 Years
MS Ophthalmology3 Years

Website: Unavailable

Admissions are strictly based on NEET Examinations

8. Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Chamarajanagar

Chamarajanagar Medical College is a self-governing institute of medical sciences under the jurisdiction of the Government of Karnataka. This college provides high-quality medical programmes overseen by highly experienced faculty and equipped with cutting-edge technology. Chamarajanagar Medical College Yadapura is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and is accredited by the Medical Council of India.

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150

Website: http://cimscrnagara.org/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG Examinations

9. Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary

Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary is a Karnataka state government medical college set on 173 acres around 7 kilometres from Bellary city. The Medical College is located in the vast former Allipur Jail Complex, which spans 173 acres of land.

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5 Years150
Diploma in Dialysis Technology2 Years20
Diploma In Health Inspector2 Years20
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology2 Years20
Diploma in Medical Records Technology2 Years20
Diploma in Medical X-Ray Technology2 Years20
Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology2 Years20
Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology2 Years20
MS Obstetrics and Gynaecology3 Years15
MD Anaesthesia3 Years14
MS Orthopaedics3 Years13
MD General Medicine3 Years8
MD Paediatrics3 Years8
MS ENT3 Years8
MS General Surgery3 Years8
MS Ophthalmology3 Years6
MD Dermatology3 Years5
MD Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy3 Years5
MD Microbiology3 Years5
Diploma in Anaesthesia2 Years4
MD Pathology3 Years4
MD Pharmacology3 Years4
MD Community Medicine3 Years3
Diploma in Child Health2 Years2
Diploma in Clinical Pathology2 Years2
Diploma in Radio Diagnosis2 Years2
Post Graduate Diploma in Pathology2 Years2
M.Ch Urology3 Years1
MD Anatomy3 Years1
MD Biochemistry3 Years1
MD Physiology3 Years1

Website: https://www.vimsbellary.org.in/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG Examinations

10. Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, Madikeri

Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences Kodagu (KIMS Kodagu) is a well-known Government Medical College in Karnataka that was founded in 2016. It is also known as Kodagu Medical College and is one of the main medical colleges in Karnataka, with 150 MBBS seats available each year. Madikeri’s Kodagu District Hospital is associated with the Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences.

Courses Offered

Course Duration No. of Seats
MBBS5.5150

Website: https://www.kimskodagu.kar.nic.in/

Admissions are strictly based on NEET-UG Examinations

Other Govt: Medical Colleges in Karnataka

  1. Koppal Institute of Medical Sciences, Koppal
  2. Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan
  3. Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shimoga
  4. Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya
  5. Raichur Institute of Medical Sciences, Raichur
  6. Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalaburagi
  7. Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar
  8. Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences, Gadag
  9. Employees State Insurance Corporation Medical College, Bangalore
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