Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences

Govt Est. 1961Bellary, Karnataka
About College

The Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences - VIMS which was previously known as Bellary Medical College located in Vijayanagara district, Bellary and is a Government College established in the Year 1961. It is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - RGUHS, and is Recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC).  VIMS has an annual intake of 150 MBBS seats, 104 seats in 16 disciplines of Post-Graduate studies and 4 seats in 1 Super-Specialization study. The college is well-connected by Road and Rail route. VIMS, Bellary is committed to academic excellence in medical education with a working philosophy of Education, service and research. 

The Medical College is located in the vast former Allipur Jail Complex which is spread over 173 acres of land. This jail was closed in 1958 and the old buildings and entire area of 173 acres (0.70 km2) was handed over by the Government to start the Medical College in Bellary in 1961. To overcome the shortcomings the Medical College was made autonomous Institution "Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary" in 1996. 

It has spacious Classrooms, Lecture halls, Demonstration halls. The well-equipped, modernized, and latest Technology-driven equipment make the Laboratory unique. A separate lecture hall complex called as “B.C Roy Hall’’ of four well-furnished air-conditioned theater type individual lecture halls are available for regular teaching purpose. A separate air-conditioned mini auditorium of 300 seating capacity called “Shikshakara Bhavana” is available for conducting conferences and continuing medical education (CME) and workshops. A separate auditorium “Sababhavana” that can occupy than 1000 members are available for conduction college day, convocation, university examinations and other major functions.  Two play grounds, one for conducting major sports events with gallery facility is situated in the entrance of VIMS campus, a small play ground near boys hostel for regular college events is available. There are separate hostel blocks for boys and girls and staff quarters facilities are also present.

Number of Seats in Post-Graduation and Super-Specialization
Dermatology 5Ophthalmology 6PSM 3Physiology1  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology15ENT 8Pathology 4Anatomy1Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery4
General Medicine 8Orthopaedics13Pharmacology 4Bio-Chemistry1  
Paediatrics 8General Surgery 8Microbiology 5    

The VIMS Medical College Hospital 

The Medical College Hospital was commissioned in 1966 and has bed strength of 680 beds. The District Hospital is situated in the heart of city and is spread over an area of 15 acres and has bed strength of 210 for the pediatrics, Gynaecology and Post Partum Cases. Recently 20 bedded Infosys ward was added for the treatment of Japanese Encephalitis cases. To bring all departments under one roof, for the purpose of better-coordinated teaching and better treatment to the patients even these two departments of Gynaecology and Paediatrics department will be shifted to VIMS campus before the end of this year to the newly constructed wards in the VIMS campus. The other associated Hospitals include: Government Wellesly TB & Chest Diseases Hospital was started in 1929 over spacious area of 20 acres and has a bed strength of 280 beds., The Urban Health Center in the heart of the City was constructed in 1999 and about 120 to 140 patients are treated as outpatients daily in this center. A Super-Speciality Trauma Care Hospital is functional in VIMS to treat emergency cases. 

It has 24X7 Emergency and Trauma care, Blood bank facilities. There are well-equipped clinical and diagnostic facilities to serve people. There are advanced major and minor operation Theatres with good ICU facilities. On an average 10000 to 12000 operations are being done every year. The Burns ward has around 30 to 40 beds. The Hospital is equipped with the latest sophisticated 14 dialysis equipments. Senior citizen treatment (Geriartric ward was established in VIMS Hospital). 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:

Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences

Contonment, Bellary - 583104 Karnataka India

Phone: 08392 235 201 and 08392-242387

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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