Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS) was established as an, undergraduate institution for M.B.B.S. degree course in March 2001 with intake of 100 medical students annually under Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur C.G. funded by State Govt. of Chhattisgarh. It was run by the state University under ministry of higher education, govt. of C.G.
The old govt. district hospital (Dharam Hospital-350 beded), Bilaspur C.G. was converted in to the CIMS’s hospital with 300 beds and all staffs of district hospital were merged.
Last MCI inspection for recognition of M.B.B.S. degree was done on 18th & 19th July 2006 and the final M.B.B.S (Part II) examination was appreciated and as per MCI norms as mentioned in the inspection report. But due to shortage of faculty and other minimal deficiencies compliance was asked for. Compliance verification inspection was done on 8th & 9th Feb. 2007. and 31.05.2007.
Recognition for M.B.B.S degree was given by govt. of India, Ministry of Health & FW vide its letter no U.12012/72/2000-ME (P-II) dated 23rd July 2007. and affiliated to AYUSH and Health Sciences University of Chhattisgarh, Raipur CG .
The mission and vision behind the CIMS are to develop it as an innovative, dynamic and independent medical institute dedicated to provide excellent medical education as well as the best health care, especially to the tribal, backward and rural community of Chhattisgarh region.The Institute stands committed to excellence in providing health care and research.