Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Kalaburagi

ESTD: 1963

Vidya Gurunum Guru



  • Mahadevappa Rampure (MR) Medical College - The Government of Karnataka had decided to establish a Medical College at Bellary instead of Gulbarga.
  • Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society under the leadership of Sri Mahadevappa Rampure started a Medical College in Private sector in 1963. Sri S. Nijalingappa, the then Chief Minister, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri. Veerendra Patil and Dr. D. C. Pavate helped in establishing the Medical college.
  • Medical College was started in 1963 with mission to bring out quality doctors by imparting quality education to meet the present and changing expectation of the people and improving the health status of the people of this region by offering health care and providing optimum training facilities for Medical students.
  • In 1973, Sri. Mahadevappa Rampure, the architect & founder of the Medical College left to heavenly abode and to salute his vision, dynamism and hard work in establishing this College, it was named after him as "Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College".

About College Logo

  • Designed by Sri. Prabhakar, an artist in Dept. of Anatomy which truly represents the mission of the college.
  • Serpent and twig: Universally accepted symbol of Medical Profession adopted from Greek Mythology which is based on the earlier leader in Greek Medicine named Aescalupius (1200 BC) whose daughter Hygiea was worshiped as Goddess of Health.
  • The Flame: Symbolises the Olympic spirit i.e. man's urge to progress in fair competition
  • The Green Leaf Corn: Signs of fertility and prosperity
  • Sincerity Service Sacrifice: Represents the motto of Medical Profession
  • Book: Represents the main goal of this institution i.e. acquisition of knowledge
  • "Vidya Gurunum Guru": Motto of Medical College
  • Estd. 1963: Denotes the year of establishment of this institution

Courses & Resources

  • Our College Offers under graduate MBBS programme with an intake of 150 Seats per year (4½ years course with a compulsory one year rotating internship)
  • 20+ PG and Diploma courses
  • Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • Approved by Medical Council of India
  • 300+ Teaching Faculty and Non-Teaching staff
  • 2 attached Teaching Hospital facilities: Basaveshwar Teaching & General Hospital, Gulbarga and Sangameshwar Teaching Hospital, Gulbarga
  • Total Collection of text books and references is about 22,222+. The College spends about Rs.15 to 20 Lakhs annually to procure new books and about Rs. 20.00 Lakhs annually for subscription to various National and International Journals. The College also subscribes for the HELINET of RGUHS which offers about 500 full text of E-Journals Library also provides current Awareness service, Bibliographic service, & Departmental Library Service.