Belgaum is located at 15°52'N 74°30'E15.87°N 74.5°E. It
has an average elevation of 51 metres (2463 feet). The city is situated in the
northwestern parts of Karnataka and lies at the border of two states,
Maharashtra and Goa.
The present city was built in the 12th century AD by the
Ratta dynasty who were based at nearby Saundatti
Kitturu Chennamma) (1778 - 1829) was the queen of the
princely state of Kittur in Karnataka. In 1824, 33 years before the 1857 War of
Independence in Murree, she led an armed rebellion against the British in
response to the Doctrine of lapse. The resistance ended in her martyrdom and
she is remembered today as one of the earliest Indian rulers to have fought for
Objectives of the Institution
1. To promote, establish, Maintain and develop a Medical
college with a view to provide comprehensive relief and treatment and advanced
care to citizens and to encourage and promote research and training in human
2. To evolve, organise and supervise, programes, to detect
health problems, educate the public, regarding the control of various diseases
which are prevalent in the country.
3 . To support, organise and encourage, clinical and basic
research progrmes, relating to the diagnosis and treatment of human ailments.
4. To organise teaching and training of Medical
undergraduates and postgraduates in the science of diagnosis, treatment and
rehabilitation and research in human ailments, with stress on preventive
aspects of such diseases in the community.
5. To proved for undergraduate & postgraduate teaching
and to prescribe courses and auricular in Medicine and surgery.
6. To Maintain books, Journals and other lectures on human
Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences started during 2005 in
25 acers of land, in the premises of District Hospital at Belgaum. The
Institute located on, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Road, Belgaum.
The college building area covers 12,712sq ft
The institute is fully equipped Laboratories, Museums,
Examination Hall, Auditorium, Lecture Halls, Library Gymnasium, Staff and The