Bangalore Medical College

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Bangalore Medical College

The Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (popularly known as BMC) was started in the year 1955 by Dr. Shivram and Dr. Mekhri. It was initially run by Mysore Education Society as a private medical college. The college was later handed over to the Government of Karnataka in 1956 and was affiliated to Bangalore University. In the year 1996 it got affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Being the only government medical college in Bangalore, it is one of the most sought-after colleges of the country.

Programs offered at Bangalore Medical College

Getting into Bangalore Medical College - Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to Bangalore Medical College must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.

Bangalore Medical College eligibility criteria (MBBS)

  • Candidates must have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December of the year of the admission.
  • Candidates must have passed Karnataka 2nd PUC / 12th std. or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry and biology as optional subjects with english as one of the languages of study and obtained at least 50% marks in the PCB group. 40% in the case of SC / ST candidates.


Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.

NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Examination pattern

The question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours. The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Subject Number of questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Number of seats
General 50
PH 45

NEET Syllabus

The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school.
The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

Reservation criteria at Bangalore Medical College

85% of the seats are reserved for students of Karnataka under state quota and 15% under all India quota. Additionally, 50% of seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBCs.

Total number of seats - MBBS : 250

Bangalore Medical College MBBS Fees

MBBS fees at Bangalore Medical College is around Rs.357,000 per annum.

Notable alumni Bangalore Medical College

Hanumappa Sudershan
tribal rights activist

Shubhash Bhamre
Indian Politician