Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore was established by the Karnataka State Legislature Act of 1994. The university is headquartered in Bangalore and its jurisdiction covers the entire state of Karnataka. It is considered as one of the top Medical Institutions in India in terms of its curriculum matching with world standards. It is an affiliating university having numerous medical, dental and paramedical colleges under its jurisdiction. Most of the affiliated colleges are situated in the state of Karnataka and are consistently ranked among the top institutions of the country. It imparts education in UG, PG and Research courses. Admission to the university courses is done on the basis of qualifying degree merit/ entrance examination marks.
June 1, 1996
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Act, 1994
University Grants Commission (UGC)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU), National level
Inter University Board (IUB), State level
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The university offers various UG, PG and Research programs in diverse fields of health sciences such as medical, nursing, dentistry, paramedical, pharmacy, physiotherapy, unani and ayurveda. The duration of UG and PG courses is different. Click here to know more about RGUHS Courses and Fees.
Admission to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences is done through online mode. Application forms are released online through the official university website, after the release of an official notification by the University.
The basic eligibility for UG is class 12. Candidates are required to obtain at least 50% marks in 10+2 in relevant discipline from a reputed board. However, candidates having graduation degree in relevant discipline with required marks are eligible for admission to PG courses. Applicants seeking admission to research programs should have master degree.
Selection for UG courses is done through merit of last qualifying exam. At the same for admission to PG courses, applicants need to appear for entrance exam. The university conducts different exams for different courses. An interview is usually conducted as well in the case of Ph.D. courses. Read More About RGUHS Admission
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