Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences

A Shimoga Institute of Medical science popularly known as SIMS was established in the year 2005. The college is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The annual intake of students for UG course is 100. Shimoga Institute of Medical Science is one of the autonomous institutes of the Government of Karnataka and it is located on the B.H. Road. It is the only Medical College located in the Shimoga city.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidates aiming to get a MBBS degree should have passed +2 or 2nd PUC or an equivalent exam recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
  • The candidates should have completed 17 years of age on the December 31st on the year of admission.
  • The candidates seeking an admission in PG courses should take up entrance exams and score qualifying marks in it.
  • The admissions are based on the mark obtained in the entrance exams conducted at state level or national level.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • MBBS

Postgraduate Courses

  • MD Anatomy
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Biochemistry
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Preventive & Social Medicine

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences fee structure is in accordance with the University norms and it is affordable. The admission for the Shimoga Institute of Medical Science is based on the marks obtained in the entrance exams. So, it is prudent to have a help of PG Medical Subject Specialist to know about the various entrance exams and the way to clear it.


  • Library
  • Placement cell
  • Computer Lab
  • Internet
  • Hostel
  • Recreation and Sports facilities

College Information:

College Name Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences
College Address Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Sagar Road, Shimoga – 577 201
Phone Number 08182-229933
Email ID of the Management
Website Address
Nearest Airport 188 kms [Managlore International Airport]
Nearest Railway Station 51 kms[Birur Junction]
Number of MBBS Seats Admission in 2011 100
  a. Qualifying Exams   CETK
Number of PG Seats Admission in 2011 10
  a. Qualifying exams         CETK
Medical College Hospital Indicators per Day  
  a. OPD Attendance   8/9
  b. Casualty   64
  c. Admissions           140/125
  d. Bed Occupancy   92%
  e. Surgeries    
  i. No. of Major Surgical Operations   20
  ii. No. of Minor Surgical Operations   8
  f. Deliveries    
  i. No. of Normal Deliveries   14
  ii. No. of Caesarian Sections   9

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Last Updated : Feb'2011