Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences

Govt Est. 1957Hubballi, Karnataka
About College

The Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubballi is a Government Medical College established in the Year 1957, It was earlier known as the KARNATAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE, HUBBALLI. The College is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - RGUHS, Karnataka and recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC) with an annual intake of 200 MBBS seats, 165 seats in 19 disciplines of Post-Graduate studies and 2 seats in 1 Super-Specialization studies. Since its inception, the Institution has carried a brilliant history of having a host of eminent teachers as its faculty, numerous alumni who have glorified the name of this Institute. The college is easily accessible by road and rail route and the nearest airport is located in Hubli-Dharwad.  It provides quality medical, paramedical, nursing and allied healthcare education, excellent and compassionate hospital services with state of the art facilities as well as to carry out health research for the betterment of the humankind. It has been playing, and continues to play a major role in serving the society at large, not only in terms of providing tertiary health care services to the needy, but also by developing resources in terms of health care providers and researchers. The institute was the first medical college in India to start a full-fledged post-graduate course in pediatrics. The institute has also been accorded the status of Institute of Excellence and recognized as a Training Center for the WHO Fellowship.

Later, it was shifted to the present beautiful campus comprising of 100 acres of land, situated on Pune – Bangalore National Highway, Vidyanagar, Hubballi. It is considered to be one of the highly acclaimed Government Medical colleges for its best infrastructure. The college is situated in a beautiful landscape with modern academic facilities which includes spacious classrooms, Lecture halls, Examination Halls, Demonstration rooms, Departmental museums and Skill labs. Advanced and fully-equipped laboratories continually focuses on teaching, clinical practice, and research. Excellent hostel facilities with well furnished rooms, with separate boys and girls hostel(UG and PG) blocks are available on the campus. A central mess with good dining facilities is attached to the hostel. Sports and Recreational corner for UG and PG students which includes Indoor and outdoor stadiums. Well-structured Library spread in over 2613.94 s.mt with a huge collection of Books and Journals including Indian and Foreign Journals and back volumes. The library accommodates around 428 UG, PG and SS students at a time. 

The Teaching affiliates of KIMS - Hubballi includes: 

  • Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (DIMHANS), Dharwad
  • Anti Retroviral Therapy Center, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • District Tuberculosis Center, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • Urban Leprosy Center, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • Urban Health Training Center, Old Hubballi
  • Rural Health Training Center, Kundgol
  • Primary Health Care Center, Kalghatgi
  • Hubli Hospital for the Handicapped, Anandnagar, Hubballi
  • KIMS Life Line Blood Bank, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • Jaipur Center for Prosthetics, KIMS Campus, Hubballi
  • Railway Hospital, Hubballi
Number of Seats in Post-Graduation and Super-Specialization
Obstetrics & Gynaecology16ENT9Forensic Medicine2Anatomy2Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery2
General Medicine23General Surgery18Pharmacology2    
Paediatrics11  Microbiology3    

KIMS Hospital

KIMS Hospital serves the society at large by providing tertiary health care services to the needy and medically unreached populations. hospital treating cancer patients to a well-known comprehensive regional center for cancer treatment and research. It is now capable of offering diagnostic and therapeutic services to cancer patients from Karnataka and neighboring states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra. The institute is equipped to provide some specialty services like Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Urology, Plastic surgery and Pediatric surgery. The Anti-Retroviral Treatment Center at KIMS, Hubballi has been recognized and is being developed as the nodal center for North Karnataka as well as the surrounding region. The Government of Karnataka has provided a cardiac catheterization lab to the Institute and has pledged to renew it as a Regional Cardiology Center.  The addition of new blocks, Trauma Care Center and Maternal & Child Health Center is expected to increase the popularity of the hospital in the region. Phototherapy, dermabrasion and radio frequency have been newly added to the Department of Dermatology.

The Hospital has an average daily OPD of 1500+ patients with a daily average IP admission of 145+ patients. Total number of average monthly major and minor Operation is around 3903+. The Hospital is fully equipped with all the Clinical and Diagnostic laboratories and the ICU's are of great standards. It has 24X7 Emergency and Trauma care, Blood bank facilities. The Hospital's general specialities include General Medicine, General Surgery, OBG, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, ENT, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine. The Super Specialities include Urology, Nephrology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and Cardiology. 

Contact Details:

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences

P. B Road, Vidyanagar

Hubli – 580 022, Karnataka, India

Phone:  +91- 836- 2370057, +91- 836 – 2373447,

Email:  [email protected]

website: http://kimshubballi.org/

Admission Process

KEA – Karnataka Examination Authority conducts counselling for Government Medical College (50% seats and another 50% will be conducted by MCC), 100% seat allotment in Private Medical College by KEA (which includes Non-Minority, Linguistic minority, Religious minority institutions). KEA counselling is conducted in 3 rounds, 1st round, 2nd round & Mop-up round. Application form will be available in PGET section in https://cetonline.karnataka.gov.in/kea/pget

Step-Wise Process of KEA Counselling

  • PGET - Notification
  • PGET - Information Bulletin
  • PGET - Schedule
  • PGET - Online Application 
  • PGET Uploading of documents
  • Applied list
  • Verification of documents
  • Verified list (Verification slip and KCET number)
  • Seat matrix & Fees structure

Separate seat matrix for Government seat, Private seat, NRI seat and others quota

First Round :-

  • First round schedule
  • Option entry
  • Mock allotment results
  • Chance for candidates to reshuffle their choice
  • Locking of choice 

(IMPORTANT NOTE – KEA Doesn’t allow fresh entry. In second Round only reshuffling is allowed)

  • Result First Round
  • Allotment cut-off first round
  • Reporting to the college (Choice 1,2,3,4 are given)

Second Round:-

  • Option entry & choice filling (only reshuffling is allowed)
  • Allotment & cut-off of second round
  • Reporting 

“NOTE: People who got allotted in 1st & 2nd Round are not allowed to participate in mop-up round “

Mop Up Round:-

  • Fresh entries are allowed in mop-up round.
  • Mop-Up Registration Form
  • Document verification
  • Verified list
  • Option entry (it was done online in 2020, whereas in 2019 it was offline counselling) 
  • In 2020 extended mop-up round was done which was offline after decrease of percentile.

Stray vacany round:-

  • (Institutional Mop-up round of counselling. seats left vacant or remaining unfiled still after a mop-up round of KEA counselling. This round is conducted by colleges to fill the left-over seat).





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