Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Bangalore was established within the year 1980 by the Vokkaligara Sangha and is attached to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and Karnataka. The Vokkaligara Sangha took a proper call on a pair of.9.1979 to start out a medical school from the year 1980-81 and applied for permission to the Registrar, urban center University. On 30.11.1980 the Hon\'ble Chief Minister Shri. R Gundu Rao ordered the muse stone of the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital within the premises of the Sangha and declared the grant of vacant land in Banashankari to be used for the development of school building and hostels. Thereafter, the Sangha appointed Dr M Basavaraju, prof of Physiology because the principal on one.1.1981 and different employees by March 1981 and categories were started frequently from the sixteenth of March 1981. Since then sixteenth March is discovered each year as KIMS Day. The jubilee Celebrations of the Institute was control within the year 2006.
A Magnificent school building to mark the centenary celebrations of the Vokkaligara Sangha and also the jubilee of KIMS has been engineered at the Banashankari field. The emblem of KIMS consists of a central wand with entwined snake’s figuration the Greek and Roman Gods of Health referred to as Hermes & Mercury, an emblem of contemporary life science. The tower at the highest depicts one in every of the four towers erected by Sri. Magadi Kempegowda, the founding father of urban center town UN agency had erected these towers altogether four directions to mark the boundaries of town of urban center that still exists as traveler spots, although town has grown up on the far side these limits.
KIMS Admission: The candidates should have passed the two years P.U.C examination conducted by the P.U Education Board, Karnataka State, with Physics, Chemistry & Biology as optional subjects; or any other examination recognized as equivalent to it by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. OR The candidates should have passed the B.Sc examination of Bangalore University or any other statutory University provided he/she has passed the B.Sc examination with not less than three of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology.