Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary

Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary was formerly known as the Bellary Medical College. This college is run by the government of Karnataka. Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the Medical Council of India. The Medical college, Medical college hospital, the District Hospital and the Government Wellesley Hospital are located in the main campus

The Government Dental College and Research Institute (GMCRI), ANM Training centre and the nursing college are also part of Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences.

Eligibility Criteria for admission

  • The candidates seeking admission for UG courses should have passed the two year P.U.C. examination conducted by P.U Board, Karnataka with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • The candidates seeking admission for PG courses should have hold MBBS degree and must score minimum cutoff marks in the qualifying exams.
  • Candidates are selected based on the score obtained in CET, Karnataka score for Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Courses

  • MBBS

Postgraduate Courses

  • MD Anatomy
  • MD Physiology
  • MD Pharmacology
  • MD Pathology
  • MD Microbiology
  • MD Community Medicine
  • MS Ophthalmology
  • MS ENT
  • MS Orthopaedics
  • MD Skin and STD
  • MD Anaesthesia
  • MD Paediatrics
  • MD General Medicine
  • MS General Surgery
  • MS OBG

Diploma Courses

  • Pathology (DCP)
  • Ophthalmology (DOMS)
  • ENT (DLO)
  • Orthopaedics (D Ortho)
  • Skin and STD (DVD)
  • Anaesthesia (DA)
  • Paediatrics (DCH)
  • OBG (DGO)
  • Radiology (DMRD)

Students aspiring for a seat in VIMS, Bellary could take up PG Medical Coaching in Bangalore to help them in their preparation.


  • Spacious class rooms
  • Advanced Library facilities
  • Hi-Tech laboratories
  • Extracurricular activities (Sports)
  • Hostels
  • Canteen

College Information:

College Name Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences Bellary
College Address Cantonment, Bellary - 583 104
Phone Number 08392 - 235204, 242387, 235201
Email ID of the Management
Website Address
Nearest Airport 35 kms
Nearest Railway Station 02 kms
Number of MBBS Seats Admission in 2014 100
  a. Qualifying Exams   CETK
Number of PG Seats Admission in 2014 51
  a. Qualifying exams         CETK
Number of Diploma Seats Admission in 2014 22
  a. Qualifying exams         CETK
Medical College Hospital Indicators per Day  
  a. OPD Attendance   1388
  b. Casualty   164
  c. Admissions           112
  d. Bed Occupancy   80%
  e. Surgeries    
  i. No. of Major Surgical Operations   23
  ii. No. of Minor Surgical Operations   50
  f. Deliveries    
  i. No. of Normal & Caesarian Deliveries   15

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Last Updated : Apr'2014