Bangalore Medical College

Bangalore Medical College recently renamed as Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute is also famously called BMC and is run by the Government of Karnataka. BMC is the only Medical College situated in Bangalore. It is an autonomous institution and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The college was established in the year 1955 and was originally run by the Mysore Medical Education Society, later it was handed over to the Government of Karnataka in 1956. The college was affiliated to the Bangalore University till 1956 and it has been affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Heath Sciences since 1996.

Eligibility Criteria for admission

  • The candidates applying for UG courses should have completed 2nd PUC or 12th standard having Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English as one of the language of study with 50% marks in the examinations.
  • The candidates applying for PG courses should hold a MBBS degree and should have completed one year compulsory rotating internship.
  • The candidates can attend CET Karnataka or national level examination regulated by Director General of Health Services for Bangalore Medical College admission. Students can also take any one of the following Medical entrance exams in India like COMEDK, KRLM and AIET for the admissions.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • MBBS

Postgraduate Courses

  • MS Anatomy
  • MD Forensic Science
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Preventive and Social Medicine
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Anesthesiology
  • MD Pediatrics
  • MD General Medicine
  • MD Dermatology
  • MD Radio Medicine
  • MS Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • MS Ophthalmology
  • MS General Surgery
  • MD Psychiatry
  • MS Orthopedics
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Radio Therapy
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Bangalore Medical College fee structure differs for UG and PG courses. There is also slight variation on the fee structure of Paramedical and Diploma courses.


  • Laboratories
  • Library
  • Computer Centre
  • Individual hostels for men and women
  • Hospitals
  • Sports activities

College Information:

College Name Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute
College Address Fort, K.R. Road , Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 560002
Phone Number 080-26700810
Email ID of the Management
Website Address
Nearest Airport Approx. 40 Kms
Nearest Railway Station 4 kms
Number of MBBS Seats Admission in 2011 250
  a. Qualifying Exams   CETK
Number of PG Seats Admission in 2011 135
  a. Qualifying exams         CETK
Number of Diploma Seats Admission in 2011 71
  a. Qualifying Exams   CETK
Medical College Hospital Indicators per Day  
  a. OPD Attendance   53606(2050)
  b. Casualty   4410 (147)
  c. Admissions           6548(213)
  d. Bed Occupancy   91%
  e. Surgeries    
  i. No. of Major Surgical Operations   3200(103)
  ii. No. of Minor Surgical Operations   5322(172)
  f. Deliveries    
  i. No. of Normal Deliveries   1028(33)
  ii. No. of Caesarian Sections   382(12)

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Last Updated : Feb'2011