Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences is a government medical college established in the year 1961 in the Bellary city of Karnataka. It is approved by MCI and affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The college offers UG, PG and Diploma courses in the field of Medical Sciences. Candidates seeking admission need to have a valid score in NEET. VIMS Bellary has excellent infrastructure and provides quality education under well-experienced faculties

VIMS Bellary Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1961 | Government
Affiliation Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Approval MCI
Courses offered UG, PG, Diploma
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Entrance Exam NEET
Application mode Online
Official Website

VIMS Bellary Courses

The institute offers MBBS, Diploma and PG courses in different specializations. The details of the courses are mentioned below:

Courses Details
  • Duration: 5.6 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCB with 50%
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-UG
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Anaesthesia, Paediatrics, General Medicine, Dermatology Venereology & Leprosy, Dermatology, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, Community Medicine, Biochemistry
  • Eligibility: MBBS
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-PG
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Physiology, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics
  • Eligibility: MBBS
  • Selection Criteria: NEET-PG
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Dialysis Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Health Inspector, Medical Records Technology, Operation Theatre Technology, Medical X-Ray Technology, Ophthalmic Technology, Clinical Pathology, Radio-Diagnosis, Child Health
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB

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VIMS Bellary Admission

For MBBS admission, candidates need to qualify the NEET-UG whereas, for PG admission, candidates need to have a valid score in NEET-PG. After qualifying the cut-offs candidates need to appear in counselling conducted by Vijay Nagar Institute of Medical Sciences.

How to apply?

  • Register online on the website of the institute.
  • A merit list will be released 
  • Candidates on the list will get the selection letter.
  • Within the given schedule, the candidates need to make the admission fee payment as soon as possible to confirm the seat acceptance.

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VIMS Bellary Scholarships

There are State Govt. and Central Govt. scholarships for the students of this institute based on different criteria. Loan facility is also available for students. Some of the scholarships are mentioned mellow:

  • SC/ST.OBC scholarships by Government
  • Vidyasiri scholarship by Karnataka Government
  • Central Sector Scheme for Meritorious students
  • MHRD Scholarship by Central Government

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VIMS Bellary Facilities

  • Hostels: Hostels are available for both boys and girls separately within the college with all the necessary facilities for a better living of students
  • Library: A wide collection of books are maintained in the library which aids students to refer to various publications as well as the national and international journals.
  • Sports: The college has two sports ground. One is for regular college events and the other is for major sports events
  • Lecture Hall: A lecture hall complex is available with 4 individual well-furnished AC lecture halls for conducting regular teaching
  • Auditorium: The college has two auditoriums. One of them is having 300 seating capacity for conducting conferences and workshops. The other is having 1000 seating capacity is for conducting various college events and functions

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VIMS Bellary FAQs

Ques. What is the intake capacity for MBBS?

Ans. There are 150 seats for MBBS

Ques. Does the college offer a Post Diploma course?

Ans. Yes, there is a Post Diploma in Pathology

Ques. Are internships available after MBBS in this college? 

Ans. Yes, the internship is a part of the MBBS curriculum. Students are offered with clinical postings across a variety of wards like medicine, surgery, psychiatry, gynaecology, etc. After the internship period, students can either continue their service in a government hospital or they can also opt for a private hospital. But the only condition is that they have to serve in the state for the duration of at least 1 year.

Ques. When do the classes start for the first semester?

Ans. The classes for the first semester generally start in the first or second week of September month.

Ques. What is the location of the college?

Ans. The address is “Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, VIMS Emergency ward, Cantonment, Bellary, Karnataka – 583104”.