Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi formerly known as Karnataka Medical College, Hubballi, was founded in August 1957 and is one of the oldest government tertiary healthcare centers in North Karnataka, as well as the largest multi-specialty hospital in the state, as recognized by the Medical Council of India & affiliated with the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore. The institute began operations in the J.G.Commerce College building, but was later relocated to the permanent campus in Vidyanagar, Hubli, which spans 100 acres of land. 

The institute was previously known as Karnataka Medical College, but its name was changed to Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli after it was granted autonomy by the Government of Karnataka in June 1997. KIMS, Hubballi benefits society as a whole by providing tertiary health care to the underserved and developing resources for health care providers and researchers.

Karnataka Medical College is located in Vidyanagar, Hubballi, on the Pune-Bangalore National Highway. The nearest airport to the institute is Hubli Airport, which is 7.1 kilometres away. Hubli Junction is the nearest railway station to KIMS Hubli, which is about 4 kilometres away. The Vidya nagar Bus Stop, located 850 metres from the institute, is the closest bus stop.


Name of InstituteKarnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi
Popular NameKMC, Hubli
Year of Establishment1957
Institute TypeGovernment
Affiliated toRajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Counselling Authority Karnataka Education Authority
Approved byNational Medical Commission (NMC)
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Entrance Exam for UG CoursesNEET UG Exam
Entrance Exam for PG CoursesNEET PG Exam
CourseMBBS, and MD/ MS
Official Websitehttps://hubballikims.karnataka.gov.in/english
CategoryMedical Colleges in Karnataka
ContactAddress: P. B Road, Vidyanagar, Hubballi, Karnataka
Email: directorkimshubli@gmail.com 
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

Affiliation, Recognition and Aid Status

  • Affiliated with: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
  • Approved by: National Medical Commission (NMC).
  • Aid Status: Govt.

Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Academic Buildings: KIMS would have various academic buildings where students attend lectures, conduct research, and engage in academic activities. These buildings are equipped with classrooms, lecture halls, and seminar rooms.
  • Hospital: KIMS is primarily a medical institution, and it would have a hospital associated with it. The hospital would include departments such as surgery, medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, radiology, and more. It should have inpatient and outpatient facilities.
  • Library: A medical institute would have a well-stocked library with a vast collection of medical textbooks, research journals, and other academic resources. It would also provide access to digital libraries and online databases.
  • Laboratories: Various laboratories for practical training and research would be available, including anatomy labs, physiology labs, pathology labs, and microbiology labs.
  • Research Facilities: Medical institutes typically have research facilities for faculty and students to engage in medical and scientific research. This includes laboratory spaces, equipment, and funding for research projects.
  • Hostel Accommodation: For students coming from different parts of the country or abroad, there would be hostel facilities with dormitory-style rooms or apartments. These hostels may be separate for male and female students.
  • Auditorium and Conference Halls: Large auditoriums and conference halls are available for conducting seminars, conferences, workshops, and other academic and cultural events.
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities: To promote physical well-being and recreation, there might be sports facilities such as a gymnasium, outdoor sports fields, and indoor game rooms.
  • Cafeteria and Food Services: The campus would have cafeterias or canteens where students and staff can purchase meals and snacks. There may also be a mess facility for hostel residents.
  • Transportation: KIMS may provide transportation facilities for students and staff, especially for those commuting from nearby areas.
  • Medical Facilities: In addition to the hospital, there would be medical clinics or health centers on the campus to provide healthcare services to students and staff.
  • Administrative Buildings: Administrative offices where students can complete paperwork, get information, and handle various administrative matters.

Faculty And Staff

  • Teaching Faculty: KIMS would have a diverse teaching faculty, including professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and lecturers in various medical and allied health sciences disciplines. These faculty members are responsible for delivering lectures, conducting research, and providing guidance to students.
  • Medical Practitioners: The hospital associated with KIMS would employ a range of medical professionals, including doctors, surgeons, nurses, and paramedical staff. These professionals provide healthcare services to patients and are often involved in teaching and training activities.
  • Administrative Staff: Administrative staff members handle various administrative functions, such as admissions, student records, financial management, and general administration of the institute. This includes administrative officers, clerical staff, and support personnel.
  • Research Staff: In research-focused departments, there may be research assistants, research associates, and laboratory technicians who support faculty and students in conducting research projects.
  • Librarians: Librarians manage the institute’s library and provide assistance to students and faculty in accessing academic resources and research materials.
  • Technical Staff: Technical staff members may be responsible for maintaining and managing equipment and facilities in laboratories, computer centers, and other technical areas.
  • Security Personnel: Security personnel ensure the safety and security of the campus, including the hospital and residential areas.
  • Support Staff: Support staff includes personnel who provide services such as cleaning, maintenance, and catering in facilities like hostels, cafeterias, and common areas.
  • Teaching and Research Assistants: These individuals, often students pursuing advanced degrees, may assist faculty members with teaching and research activities.
  • Non-Academic Staff: KIMS may have non-academic departments like finance, human resources, procurement, and public relations, staffed by professionals in these respective fields.
  • Guest Lecturers and Visiting Faculty: Occasionally, guest lecturers and visiting faculty members from other institutions or with specialized expertise may be invited to enrich the academic experience.
  • Hospital Support Staff: This includes various healthcare professionals, such as radiographers, pharmacists, physiotherapists, and administrative personnel working within the hospital.

Course Offered and Seat Intake

Course NameTotal SeatDuration
MBBS2005.5 [4.5+1 Year Internship]

PG Course

MD – Anaesthesiology15
MD – General Medicine23
MD – Paediatrics11
MS – Orthopaedics14
MD/MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology16
MS – General Surgery18
MD/MS – Ophthalmology9
MD – Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine3
MD – Microbiology3
MD – Pathology21
MD – Pharmacology2
MD – Physiology5
MD – Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy4
MD – Radio Diagnosis/Radiology2
MD – Psychiatry4
MD – Bio-Chemistry2
MD/MS – Anatomy2
MD – Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology2

MBBS Internship

SubjectsCompulsory time duration for Internship
Community MedicineTwo months
Medicine, including 15 days of PsychiatryTwo months
Surgery, including 15 days of AnaesthesiaTwo months
Obstet./Gynae. including Family Welfare PlanningTwo months
PediatricsOne month
Orthopedics including PMR15 days
E.N.T15 days
Ophthalmology15 days
Casualty15 days
Elective posting15 days
Total 1 Year

Course Syllabus 

For UG course (MBBS)

NamePre Clinical Para ClinicalClinical
SemesterSemester 1 – 2Semester 3 – 5Semester 6 – 9 
SubjectsBiochemistryCommunity MedicineCommunity medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology)
AnatomyForensic MedicineObstetrics and Gynecology
PathologySurgery and allied subjects
MicrobiologyClinical postings
Clinical postings

Fees Structure

SpecificsAnnual Tuition Fees
For State QuotaRs.59,850/-
For AIQ QuotaRs. 75,650/-

NOTE: The above-shared fees can vary from the actual fees and are subject to change. To know the exact fee structure, candidates can connect with a counseling expert at the Admission Helpline No. 9667542500

Karnataka NEET Counselling 2023

Counseling Registration

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Begin the registration process by accessing the website http://kea.kar.nic.in.
  • Select “UGNEET-2023 Online Registration” to enter your details online.

Step 2: User Login

  • Log in using your USER ID and Password.
  • Enter your details step by step, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

Step 3: Upload Documents

  • Upload scanned copies of the following documents separately in JPG/JPEG format:
  • Recent passport-sized color photograph
  • Signature
  • Left-hand thumb impression

Step 4: Draft Print and Verification

Before selecting the declaration, take a draft print of your application form.

  • Carefully check and verify all the entered information for accuracy.
  • Make any necessary changes if required.
  • If all details are correct, select the declaration.

Step 5: Payment

  • Proceed to pay the required fees following the payment gateway procedures provided.

Step 6: Application Form Printout

  • After successful payment, take a printout of the application form on A-4 size paper.
  • This printed copy should be produced during document verification.

Registration Fees

CategoryRegistration fees
(for Karnataka SC/ST/Cat-1/PWD/GM/2A/2B/3A/3B candidates)Rs. 500/-
Non-Karnataka candidatesRs. 2,500/-
(for NRI Ward/NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign Nationals candidates)Rs. 5,500/-

Counselling Process

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the website kea.kar.nic.in.
  • Select “UGNEET-2023 Online Registration.”
  • Use your USER ID and Password to log in.
  • Enter your details accurately.
  • Upload a recent passport-size color photograph, signature, and left-hand thumb impression in JPG/JPEG format.
  • Before confirming, review your application and make necessary changes.
  • If everything is correct, select the declaration.
  • Follow the provided payment gateway procedures to pay the fees.
  • Print the application form on A-4 size paper.
  • This printed copy is required for document verification.

Step 2: Document Verification

  • Candidates who haven’t verified their documents must register online and complete this process.
  • If you’ve already verified your documents for UGCET-2023 and don’t require additional reservations, you don’t need to verify again for Medical/Dental/AYURVEDA/UNANI/HOMEOPATHY courses. Just download the UGNEET-2023 Verification slip.
  • If you’re eligible for additional reservations, ensure you claim them during online application and verify with relevant certificates.

Step 3: Course and College Choices

  • Enter your course and college choices online based on seat availability.
  • You can enter as many options as you want but prioritize them carefully.
  • After entering options, a mock allotment will be done. It’s indicative and helps you revise your choices.

Step 4: Mock Allotment

  • Review the results of the mock allotment, which shows where you might be allocated based on your preferences.
  • Consider changing or retaining the entered options based on the mock allotment results.

Step 5: Finalize Options

  • Verify your allotted seat status on the KEA website and modify options if needed.
  • Continue to update your options until the last date for real allotment.

Step 6: Allotment Process

The allotment of seats will be conducted in two rounds, with each round having three phases.

First Round of Seat Allotment:
  • Allotment is based on merit and priority of options entered by candidates.
  • Special Category seats (Persons with disability, NCC, Sports Category) are allotted first.
  • Seats are allocated according to the reservation policy.
  • General Merit candidates are considered only in the General Merit quota, following the rank list.
  • Reserved Kannada Medium and Rural Category candidates may also be allotted in their respective categories.
  • Hyderabad-Karnataka reservation is considered.
  • Special Category candidates like Defense, Ex-defense, CAPF, Ex-CAPF are allotted based on ranks and available seats.
  • The first phase of allotment may involve multiple iterations until seats are filled or ranks exhausted.
Second Round of Allotment:
  • Seats are allotted in the same manner as the first round.
  • Unfilled seats in Rural and Kannada medium quota of reserved categories are converted to General category and offered to reserved category candidates.
  • Only reserved category candidates are considered in this phase, and GM candidates are not.
  • Consequential vacancies are considered.
Third Round of Allotment:
  • Seats are allocated in the same order as previous rounds.
  • Unfilled seats in various reserved General categories are converted to General Merit and offered to GM candidates.
  • Consequential Rural and Kannada medium reserved category seats are considered.
  • The order of seat allotment remains the same, and the process continues until no changes occur.

Step 7: Reporting to Colleges

  • After the seat allotment in the final round, candidates who have been allotted seats need to report to the respective colleges they’ve been allocated.
The reporting process involves the following:

Step 8: Document Verification:

  • Candidates must carry all necessary documents for verification, including educational certificates, identification, and allotment-related documents.
  • The college authorities will verify your documents to ensure eligibility and compliance with admission criteria.

Step 9: Payment of Fees:

  • Candidates are required to pay the prescribed fees as per the college’s fee structure.
  • Ensure you understand the payment schedule and deadlines to avoid any issues.

Step 10: Confirmation of Admission:

  • Once the documents are verified, and fees are paid, the college will confirm your admission.
  • You may receive an admission letter or receipt as proof of your admission status.

Step 11: Seat Confirmation and Vacant Seats:

  • If any candidates do not report to the allocated colleges within the specified timeframe, their seats may be considered vacant.

Required Document

  • SSLC/10th standard mark Sheet
  • 2nd PUC/12th standard mark Sheet
  • Final print out of online application form
  • Original copy of chalan for having paid the registration fees
  • NEET admission ticket
  • Study certificate issued by school
  • NEET Rank letter 
  • Two recent passport size photogrraphs 
  • Migration Certificate (Those who are studied under other than PU Board, Karnataka) 
  • Eligibility Certificate (Those who are studied under other than PU Board, Karnataka) 
  • Adhaar Card

MCC Counseling Registration

1Visit MCC Official WebsiteGo to the official MCC Counselling 2023
2Find the Registration LinkLocate and click on the “Registration” or “New Registration” link on the homepage.
3Read the InstructionsCarefully read and understand the provided instructions, guidelines, and eligibility criteria.
4Fill in Personal DetailsEnter accurate personal information: full name, date of birth, gender, contact number, email, etc.
5NEET UG DetailsProvide NEET UG exam details: roll number, application number, and exam year.
6Generate Login CredentialsCreate a unique username and strong password for future access to the counseling portal.
7Payment of Registration FeePay the prescribed fee using available online payment options. Follow provided payment instructions.
8Verify and SubmitReview entered information, make corrections if needed, and submit the registration form.
9Confirmation and PrintoutReceive a confirmation message/email upon successful submission. Print or save as PDF for records.
10Keep Registration Details SecureSafely store registration number, login credentials, and payment receipt for future reference.

Counselling Fee


Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000Rs. 500
Deemed UniversityRs. 5,000Rs. 5,000

Security Fee (Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,0000Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversityRs. 2,00,000Rs. 2,00,000

MCC Counselling Process

MCC will be the conducting the counselling process for admission to Medical, Dental Colleges and Nursing Colleges for the AIQ, Central Institutes, University, AIMS, JIPMER , Deemed universities, AMU, BHU and etc. The Counselling will be held in Four Rounds Namely Round 1, Round 2, Round 3 and additional Round known as Stray vacancy round which will be the last round for the counselling and admission. Here’re are some details about each round given below:


  • Register for Main Counseling: Visit www.mcc.nic.in and register for Round-1 by paying a Non-Refundable Registration fee and Refundable Security Deposit.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Choose your preferred institutes and courses during the specified days and lock your choices.
  • Seat Allotment Round-1: Based on your choices and merit, seats will be allotted in Round-1.
  • Result Publication: The Round-1 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College with original documents. Those who want to upgrade to Round-2 must report with their original documents.


  • Candidates Not Allotted in Round-1: If you weren’t allotted a seat in Round-1, no need to register again. You will automatically be considered for Round-2.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-2: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 must register for Round-2 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-2: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-2 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-2 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-2, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College. Upgraded candidates must take relieving from Round-1 seat and join Round-2 seat.


  • Candidates Not Allotted in Previous Rounds: If you were not allotted a seat in Round-1 or Round-2, no need to register again. You will be considered for Round-3.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-3: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 or Round-2 must register for Round-3 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-3: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-3 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-3 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-3, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College.


  • Fresh Registrations: Candidates must register for the Final Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Elimination: Candidates with allotted seats in other rounds will be eliminated from the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Stray Vacancy Round: The AIQ Stray Vacancy Round for vacant seats will be conducted online by MCC of DGHS, MoHFW.
  • Seat Allotment: Seats will be allotted based on merit in the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Joining Allotted Seat: If allotted a seat in the Stray Round, the candidate must join the allocated seat/college. Failure to join will result in debarment from NEET examination for 01 year and forfeiture of fees.

(Note: Candidates can participate in Round-2 or Round-3 directly without fresh registration if they are not allotted a seat in the previous round. Upgraded candidates cannot claim their previous round seat.)

Eligibility Criteria

Qualify Exam NEET conducted By  NTA
NationalityApplicants must be Indian citizens. NRI candidates with Indian passports are also eligible to apply. Under the NRI Category, overseas citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian origin (PIO) are eligible to apply.
Age Limit17 years old (as of December 31). The upper age limit for General category candidates is 25 years, while for SC/ST/OBC candidates, it is 30 years.
QualificationCandidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English as compulsory subjects. 
Qualifying MarksThey must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate (for General category candidates) and 40% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST/OBC candidates) in the qualifying examination.

NEET UG Cut Off 2023

CategoryQualifying criteriaNEET Cutoff 2022NEET Cutoff 2023
UR/EWS50th Percentile715-117720-137
OBC40th Percentile116-93136-107
SC40th Percentile116-93136-107
ST40th Percentile116-93136-107
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile116-105136-121
OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
SC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
ST & PH40th Percentile104-93120-108

Eligibility Criteria For Post-Graduate courses

Entrance Exam:NEET PG Exam 
AgeNo age restrictions
InternshipMandatory experience of 1-year internship after MBBS course
QualificationCandidates must have an MBBS  degree from a recognized educational institute or Equivalent Graduate degree. Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks to sit for the Exam PG exam, qualifying via which they will get admission to PG courses

NEET PG Cut-Off 2023

CategoriesCut off percentile 2023Cutoff marks 2023

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi Cut-Off 2022 (State Quota)

RoundsRound 1Round 2
CategoryAll India RankMarksAll India RankMarks

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi Cut-Off 2023 (AIQ Quota)

Round 1Round 2Mop-up RoundStraySpecial Stray

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteKarnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi

Contact Details

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi (KIMS Hubballi)

  • Address: P. B Road, Vidyanagar, Hubballi, Karnataka
  • Email: directorkimshubli@gmail.com
  • Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500
  • Official Website: www.kimshubballi.org

Frequently Asked Question

Q. What is the official website for Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Hubballi?

A. The official website of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences is https://hubballikims.karnataka.gov.in/English

Q. What is the former name of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences?

A. Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, formerly known as Karnataka Medical College (KMC Hubballi).

Q. How many seats are there for Medical aspirants at KMC Hubballi?

A. There are 200 seats available for MBBS students at KMC Hubballi.

Q. What are the admission requirements for medical programmes in KIMS Hubballi?

A. Students must perform well on the NEET exam in order to be admitted to the KIMS Hubballi.

Q. Is KIMS Hubballi a govt. or private medical college?

A. KIMS Hubballi is a govt./ public medical college.

Q. What is the location of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences?

A. The address of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences is P. B Road, Vidyanagar, Hubballi, Karnataka.

Q. When was Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Established?

A. Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences was established in the year of 1957.

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