Sri Siddhartha Medical College Tumkur was started by Sree Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES). Affiliated to Sri Siddhartha University Tumkur, Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC Tumkur) is one of the top deemed medical colleges in Karnataka recognized by MCI which offers undergraduate – MBBS Course and postgraduate – MD , MS & Diploma Courses for medical aspirants. Spread over a vast area of 250 acres, this private deemed medical college has an excellent infrastructure with major facilities like Air-Conditioned Library, Internet Facility, Lecture Halls, Air-Conditioned Auditorium, Hostels, Sports, Gymnasium, Cafeteria, Lockers, ATM, Post Office, Food Court, Stationary & Pharmacy Stores, etc. The medical college is associated with 1300-bed SSMC Hospital to provide clinical material for practical exposure for the students along with healthcare services to the poor and needy.
Admission to MBBS / MD /MS / Diploma course at Sri Siddhartha Medical College Tumkur takes place through KEA/NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test). Students who qualify in the medical entrance exam can secure a seat through merit or under management quota. NRI students must appear for NEET in order to secure direct admission under NRI quota.