Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, a constituent college of Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research under the aegis of Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust for Backward Classes, Kolar, is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
The college and the University office are located at Tamaka village, Kolar and spread over almost 100 acres of lush green campus. This campus is 75K.M. away from Bangaluru as well as the Bangaluru International Airport. The campus has several buildings to accommodate the administrative, teaching/training, hospital, hostel facilities of The University and the Medical College with a total build up area of 85,000 sq.mtrs. The college conducts medical courses at Under Graduate (MBBS), Post Graduate (MD, MS) and Post Graduate Diploma levels and plans to start doctoral programmes in Biochemistry, Microbiology and fellowship programme in Head and Neck Onco- Surgery . The University has also decided to design a revised curriculum for MBBS course within the regulations as prescribed by the Medical Council of India. This medical institution has a unique distinction of accreditation by NAAC India and certification by ISO 9001-2000 and maintains a high standard in teaching learning evaluation process and the institution has become a byword for quality Medical Education.
The attached teaching hospital of the Medical College, R.L.Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre provides secondary and tertiary health care to the rural and urban population of the Kolar district and bordering areas of the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and is also a boon to the victims of accidents on the highway as it has a well equipped Trauma Centre, ICU and scanning facilities of CT and MRI. Its mandate is to develop trained manpower of medical professionals to cater to the needs of the community and provide service to the needy rural population. The University also has set up an OP Unit at Kolar town and conducts committed outreach services to the needy through free medical camps at taluk levels as well as in villages of remote areas.
To become an Institution of excellence in the field of medical education with continued improvement of systems and processes.
SARVE JANAH SWASTHAA BHAVANTU
To provide need-based infrastructure and facilities to students to become excellent doctors
In 1984, dedicated and like-minded visionaries headed by Shri.R.L.Jalappa, Champion of co-operative movement established Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust, for Backward Classes, to focus on Medical Education and Social Service.
The trust started Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar in the year 1986. Through this college the trust sought to make a significant contribution to Medical Education, Research and Health Care to Rural population. The College is situated at Tamaka (abutting National Highway No.4 - between Bangalore and Chennai), 5 K.M. from KOLAR, Karnataka. Kolar is well connected by road, rail and air due its proximity to Bangalore, which is 75 K.M. away. The nearest Railway Junction, Bangarpet is 15 K.M. away from Kolar.
The trust in its stride for attainment of quality service to its stake holders has obtained Accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC, INDIA) and certification by ISO 9001-2000 in the year 2006 for its Medical College. Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College is one of the few Medical Colleges in India to have achieved this remarkable feat.