Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

 ESTD 1955
 Public College
 MCI Approved

About Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI), Bangalore

Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute also known as BMCRI was established in the year 1955 by Mysore Education Society which was founded by Dr. R. Shivaram, Dr. Mekhri, Dr. B.K. Narayana Rao and Dr. B.V. Ramaswamy. The institute is a private medical college and is currently affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS). Earlier the institute was affiliated to Bangalore University. BMCRI is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Bangalore Medical College is attached to four major hospitals:

  • Victoria Hospital
  • Vani Vilas Women and Children's Hospital
  • Minto Ophthalmic Hospital
  • Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital

BMCRI offers various Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the field of Medical Science and Nursing. The college also provides numerous Diploma courses under Paramedical Department.

Seats offered by Bangalore Medical College:

  • For Under Graduate Bachelors' Degree: 150 seats + 100 Seats offered under 10A of Medical Council of India rules
  • For Under Graduate Paramedical Courses: 420 Seats
  • For Post Graduate Masters' Degree: 135 Seats
  • For Superspeciality Courses: 12 Seats
  • For Diploma Courses: 71 seats

The institute also offers fellowship programmes in Vitreo Retina, Surgical Gastroenterology, Cornea, Cosmetic Dermatology, Glaucoma, Pediatric Dermatology, Accident Trauma & Emergency Care, and Community Ophthalmology. The institute offers B. Sc. Programmes In Medical Lab Technician and Operation Theatre Technician.

Selection Criteria:

  • For Under Graduate Medical Courses: NEET exam
  • For Under Graduate and Post Graduate Nursing Courses: Entrance examination is conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
  • For MD and MS courses: Candidates who have passed MBBS degree, can apply at BMCRI. For MD and MS courses, 50 percent of the seats are allotted on the basis of State Entrance examination conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and remaining 50 percent is allotted on the basis of All India Entrance Examination conducted by Director General of Health Services.

BMCRI Campus is spread over an area of 200 acres, comprising of Academic Block, Hospitals, Library, Hostels, Student Lounge, Food Court, Gymnasium and Sports Facilities. The college also provides separate hostels for its students. BMCRI is the first college in the country which is equipped with Tele-Medical Unit. Tele-Medical Unit was initiated with collaboration with ISRO.

BMCRI conducts an annual fest in the month of October called Cobalt Skies. It's a three-day long festival and is attended by medical students and professionals from across the country. College also organizes other annual festivals called Samara, and Chrysalis. BMCRI has various literary and educational clubs like chess society, quiz society, debate society, music society and many more. 


Sri. S.A. Ramdas
Position: Chairman
Dr. Devadass P.K
Position: Director cum Dean