Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences

Shimoga  | Government  | Established in 2007 | Govt.  | Affiliated to R.G.U.H.S


Sagar Road, Shimoga, Karnataka-577 201

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Introduction About the College

Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences Shimoga (SIMS Shimoga) is an autonomous institution of Government of Karnataka. One of the premier government medical colleges in Karnataka, Shimoga Medical College offers undergraduate – MBBS Course as well as postgraduate – MD Course for medical aspirants. This medical college, built on a spacious land of 50 acres, has highly experienced faculty, excellent infrastructure with spacious Lecture Halls, Well-Equipped Laboratories, Library, Auditorium, Hostel, Canteen, etc. The attached teaching hospital is fully-equipped with modern medical equipments to provide an effective academic & clinical environment to medical students.

Admission to MBBS course at Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS Shimoga) takes place through KEA/NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test). Students who qualify in the medical entrance exam can secure a seat through merit.

Seat Matrix

College Details
Year of Establishment 2007
Recognition & Affiliation Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Management Government
Availability of Seats M.B.B.S = 100
M.D = 8 M.S = 2
Seat Distribution U.G U.G. Course
85% - K-CET
15% -AIPMT
Qualifying Exams K-CET, AIPMT

Courses Offered

Under-Graduate M.B.B.S.
Post-Graduate M.D., M.S.
  • M.D.

    • MD - Bio-Chemistry
    • MD - Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
    • MD - Microbiology
    • MD - Pharmacology
    • MD - Physiology
    • MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
  • M.S.

    • MD/MS - Anatomy

Admission Packages for Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences

Admission Process


  • The candidates must have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December of the year of the admission.
  • The candidates must have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th std. or equivalent exam with PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY as subjects of study and ENGLISH as one of the languages of study.
  • The candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks in the PCB group and 40% in the case of SC / ST / Category.



The domicile students of Karnataka can seek MBBS admission in Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences through K-CET Entrance Exam. K-CET Admission Process


The Non-Karnataka candidates can seek MBBS admission in Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences through AIPMT entrance exam. AIPMT Admission Process

Note: Even Karnataka students can seek MBBS admission through AIPMT.


  The NRI candidates can seek admission for medical course under NRI quota or through AIPMT entrance exam. MBBS Admission Process for NRI Candidates


  The Foreign candidates can seek medical admission only under NRI/Foreign quota. MBBS Admission Process for Foreign Candidates


  The candidates, who could not get a merit seat in Shimoga Institute of Medical Sciences or have not attended the counseling, can seek MBBS admission under management quota. MBBS Admission Process under Management Quota


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