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Welcome to Directorate of Medical Education website


The Department of Medical Education takes pride in upholding its Motto to provide holistic medical education and excellence in research of the state of the art nature.



  • To develop all specialties & super specialties at all the Government autonomous institutes.
  • Establishment of state of the art trauma care centres with exclusive ICU/CCU facilities at all institutes.
  • To ensure the procurement of latest equipment, their maintenance & proper usage by training of the medical and paramedical staff.
  • To suitably have a disaster management cell & disaster mitigation plan in place.


  • To start new post graduate courses in hospital administration, clinical research, biomedical engineering, emergency medicine.
  • To inculcate values of the society & to adopt humane & empathetic vision towards patients & society at large.
  • Providing hands on training for the medical and para medical staff for the benefit of society at large
  • To provide administrative training for the current work force (teaching & non teaching staff).
  • To introduce administrative training modules in the curriculum for all medical & allied health science students.
  • To develop infrastructure and equipment to promote the research activity by the teaching staff & students. 

 Bharat Ratna Dr. B.C. Roy


Doctor's Day is celebrated on 1st July every year, commemorating the birthday of the renowned Indian physician Dr B C Roy who also made his mark as on educationist and a freedom fighter honoured with the Bharat Ratna.

Secretary to Government
Dept. of Medical Education

Dr. S.S. Harsoor 
Director of Medical Education

 Victoria Hospital

The foundation stone of Victoria Hospital, the century old  premier Medical Institutions of India was laid on 22nd June 1897 by Her Highness Kempananjammani avaru, the then maharani regent of Mysore to commemorate the completion of 60 years of reign of Queen Victoria. The Hospital was then formally inaugurated on 8th December 1900 by Lord Curzon the then Viceroy of India.

Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital Bangalore

Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital is a multispecialty hospital, located in the heart of Bangalore City, at Shivajinagar. The hospital is over 100 years old, approx. 2 kms towards east of Vidhana Soudha. The architecture of the  buildings are of modern as well as that of the yester years. Bowring Hospital was established in 1867 for men and Lady Curzon Hospital was established in 1890 for women and children.