Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences

Govt Est. 2007Shimoga, Karnataka
About College

The Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences, Shivamogga, is an Autonomous Government College established in the Year 2007. It is located in the beautiful city of Shimoga which is known as the Gateway of Malnad - A beautiful and natural scenic location covered with green carpet. The college is Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences- RGUHS, Karnataka and recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC). It has an annual intake of 150 MBBS seats and 42 seats in 16 disciplines of Post-Graduate studies. It is well-connected by Road and Rail route and is on Bangalore-Honnavara National high-way 206. 

The SIMS college is spread in over an area of lush green 25 acres of land, in the premises of Government Mc. Gann Hospital at Shimoga. The total building is constructed in an area of 223838sqft with 4 floors. The total floor area available, including College, Boys & Girls Hostels, Doctors quarters, about 34488 square meters. There are very good spacious Classrooms, Lecture halls, Examination halls & Demonstration rooms. The Institute is fully equipped with clinical Laboratories, Museums and Auditorium. Library and information center is situated in 1700 sq ft of floor area spread over in 2nd floor and 3rd floor. There are huge collection of Medical Books, Indian & Foreign Journals with separate reading space for students & Teaching Staff with Digital Library. Separate hostel for boys and girls with mess facility. A Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory(VRDL) has been established by Government of India in SIMS. 

Number of Seats in Post-Graduation 
Obstetrics & Gynaecology3  PSM2  
General Medicine5ENT2Forensic Medicine2Physiology1
Anaesthesiology4General Surgery5Pharmacology1Bio-Chemistry1
Dermatology2  Microbiology1  

The Teaching Hospital

The Government Mc. Gann Hospital constructed by British Administrator during 1880 in 70 acres. During 1991-92 the new general hospital block with 367 beds capacity has been constructed, The floor area of the Government Mc. Gann Hospital available is 31340 sq. meters. Mc.Gann Hospital served as a major centre for health in Shivamogga District. McGann worked in Shimoga hospital maintained by Mysore Government and exclusively worked to control Malaria which was rampant in the area during 19th century.  He worked in Shimoga for more than three decades and retired in 1908, returned to United Kingdom, but again came back to Mysore and stayed there till his death in 1936. A Hospital in memory of McGann was constructed at Shimoga, (a part of Mysore State) during 1932-1935  and it is called McGann Hospital, Shimoga.  The foundation stone for the hospital was laid by then Maharaja of Mysore, Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV on 16 January 1932.

Now the hospital is fully equipped with 950 beds and around 65 beds in ICU's and there are 15 Operation Theatres including major and minor OT. It is a tertiary care hospital with 24X7 emergency and trauma care facility, Eye bank and blood bank facilities are available. There are very good clinical and diagnostic facilities in the Hospital. The Hospital has facilities for burn treatment, Critical care services, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. The Hospital's general specialities include General Medicine, General Surgery, OBG, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, ENT, Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry & Forensic Medicine. Super-Speciality departments include: Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Facio Maxillary & Dialysis. 

Contact Details:

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences
N.H.206, Sagara Road, Shivamogga – 577 201 KARNATAKA

Phone: 08182-229933

Email: [email protected]


  • 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

    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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