Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) is a tertiary care hospital located in Bellary. It has a combined bed strength of over 1500, spread over three large campuses: the main campus consisting of the Medical College and the Medical College Hospital, the District Hospital and the Govt. Wellesley Hospital. The Government Dental College and Research Institute (GMCRI), the Nursing College and ANM Training Centre are also part of VIMS. The Old Students Association Guest House (VIKRAMA) is located under lush green surroundings within the campus.
VIMS is an autonomous institute administered by the Governing Council, appointed by the Karnataka Government. VIMS is administered by the Director who is overall incharge of administration and financial matters pertaining to the institute. The Principal is the head of academics. The GMCRI and Nursing College are administered by the respective Principals. The three major hospitals are administered by Superintendent and District Surgeon / R M O along with Nursing Superintendents.
VIMS caters to the patients, especially of poorer socio economic groups from Bellary, Chitradurga, Koppal, Raichur as well as Anantapur and Kurnool districts of Andhra Pradesh.Services in the broad specialities of medicine as well as super specialities such as Urology, Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatric surgery are provided in the institution. Well equipped ICU and RICU, Dialysis Unit, CT Scan facilities,
Brachytherapy and Cobalt Therapy are among the facilities available.
The VIMS, under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore offers undergraduate courses in medicine (MBBS), Dentistry and post graduation in the broad specialities and superspecialities, selected through a Common Entrance Test conducted by the Karnataka government.To know more about Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, please visit their website at http://bellary.adseva.in/vims, where you can check news update, application form, exam dates, admit cards, placement drive dates, and more other important details. Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary is well known college/university among students these days.