Vice Chancellor's Message

Dr. S Sacchidanand

MD, DVD, DHA, FRCP (Glasgow)
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor

A hearty welcome to RGUHS for its standardized quality education and opportunities!

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka a premier Health Science University in India was established on 1st June 1996 at Bangalore by the Govt. of Karnataka through its enactment of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka Act 1994 to encompass all the existing health science colleges and institutions which were earlier affiliated to the conventional universities in Karnataka with a purpose of ensuring proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in modern and Indians systems of medicine.

RGUHS is first in its many folds such as: development of comprehensive structured curriculum for all the academic degrees and programs of health science disciplines being offered under its umbrella, establishing the State – of – the art Digital Library and HELINET Consortium to provide scholarly International medical literature of e-journals, e-books, databases, dissertations, thesis and previous examination question papers etc, with round the clock virtual access to all the students, teachers and researchers in their institutions affiliated to RGUHS in Karnataka, Computerization of examination systems, publishing of RGUHS scientific journals in the facilities of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Ayurveda etc, Promotion of NSS and sports activities and establishment of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Public Health.

RGUHS has the larger affiliation of 757 health science institutions offering various academic programs in the faculties of Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences, Siddha, Physiotherapy, Public Health and Health Science Librarianship such as Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Post Graduate Diploma, Super Specialty, Ph.D and Fellowship courses covering 1.3 lakhs of students in the State of Karnataka.

about university

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka a premier Health Science University in India was established on 1st June 1996 at Bangalore by the Govt. of Karnataka through its enactment of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka Act 1994 to encompass all the existing health science colleges and institutions which were earlier affiliated to the conventional universities in Karnataka with a purpose of ensuring proper and systematic instruction, teaching, training and research in modern and Indians systems of medicine.

The phenomenal increase in the number of institutions and students admitted to various courses of medical and allied health sciences warranted the need to regulate, monitor and standardize the curricula as well as the evaluation systems. The product of medical and health science professional education

was to meet the societal needs for better healthcare. Hence, RGUHS had the vision to bring in uniformity in the standards of teaching and have a common curriculum for the various courses offered in different colleges across Karnataka.The medium of instruction is only english.

RGUHS is considered one of the top universities offering the best medical education in India with initiatives to make its syllabi for different courses of world class quality taking it to the forefront of Medical education in India.

Based on the ever-changing scenario and also on the needs of the society it has been restructuring its programs and also starting new ones so that quality healthcare reaches the nooks and corners of the country.

Over View of Health Science Institutions and its Courses offered under RGUHS affiliation in the State of Karnataka
Academic Year – 2015 – 16

Faculties

UG

PG

Colleges

Intake

Admitted

Colleges

Intake

Admitted

Medical

41

5705

4890

38

2077

1944

Super Specialty

14

150

138

Dental

38

2650

2574

30

911

868

Ayurveda

57

3325

3283+105 (as per Court order)

30

860

707

Homeopathy

11

925

793+60 (as per Court order)

07

129

102+16 (as per Court order)

Unani

04

210

210

02

45

45

BNYS

03

245

245

02

30

22

Nursing

254

12605

9439

131

2515

1056

P.B. B. Sc (N)

162

5320

5282

Pharmacy

53

3650

2671

48

1628

475

Pharm D & Pharm D (PB)

33

990

945

17

170

47

Physiotherapy

28

1390

1254

23

460

208

Paramedical

39

1883

1519

12

365

209

Ph.D course

78

 

23

M.Sc Clinical Psychology

01

10

10

Hospital Administration

04

100

18

07

245

117

PSR

Fellowship

49

228

204

Certificate Course(Med)

03

12

05

Certificate Course(Den)

08

30

21

Total

727

38998

33270

500

9865

6217

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