Sri Siddhartha Medical College was established in September 1988, in Tumkur, Karnataka, under the aegis of Sri Siddhartha Educational Society. The Medical College was established to provide quality healthcare education, research and training facilities to the budding medical professionals. The vision of the inception of the medical institute and the hospital was to provide affordable and high quality professional healthcare education and treatment facilities. The various medical undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs are recognized by the Medical Council of India or MCI and Sri Siddhartha University. The college-affiliated hospital provides comprehensive healthcare services to the underprivileged.
The college is renowned for its international-standards-equivalent courses with various specializations in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Surgery, Orthopedics, Radio Diagnosis, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pediatrics etc. Admission to 5 and a half years’ MBBS course inclusive of one year’s compulsory rotating internship period is based on the previous academic records and UGC-conducted, All India Common Entrance Test results. The minimum eligibility criterion is passing 10+2, Pre-University Course, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as electives and English as a compulsory subject. The minimum age of a student has to be 17 years on December 31, in the MBBS admission year. Total number of seats for undergraduate MBBS programs is 130, under MCI guidelines.
Mentoring in education and practical training methods are comparable to that of any international standards. Intensive and extensive exposures of students in any undergraduate and postgraduate study are emphasized upon. Meticulous practice, under the guidelines of MCI, is conducted through intellectual lectures, introduction to intensive care medicine and pain, Anesthesiology clinic, performance procedural training in Operation Theatres and Intensive Care Units. Edifying tutorials, case study presentations, intensive-thinking sessions, problem solving skills training, are all part of the curriculum. Integrated and inter-departmental conferences and seminars are conducted regularly. Various interactive workshops like CMEs and internal assessments are implicitly woven in the curriculum.
The college-affiliated1350-bedded teaching hospital is equipped with super-specialized, digitalized laboratories and 12 operation theatres for catering to diverse investigations in Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Dermatology etc. There are separate buildings for Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical Departments, Library, Information Center and SSMC Hospital, in the college campus. Spacious lecture halls are provided with audio-visual teaching aids. Well-equipped library, modernized computer labs, Internet connectivity, department-specific Academic laboratories, playground, hostel and mess facilities, recreation hall, ATM, and much more to cater to dissemination of world-class educational services to students. The college aims at remitting a holistic approach to medical learning and its practice, in rural, as well as urban areas. Various extra-curricular, literary, cultural and sports activities ensure the all-round development of students. Student Counseling Centre and Anti-Ragging Committee impart meticulous care and administration for proper functioning of students and the college.
The faculty consists of distinguished medical practitioners who are regularly involved in various intensive and extensive research projects in contemporary medicine and latest surgical processes, in the modernized, multi-specialty and department-specific college laboratories. Most of the professors are renowned specialists in their own respective Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical disciplines. The department of medicine provides numerous research papers and journals in various medical publications. The annual tuition fee for MBBS is Rs. 4,21,000 approximately, which is subject to change based on the decisions of the college administration and MCI.
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