Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) was set up in 1955 by the Mysore Education Society. Originally part of the Mysore University and Bangalore University, the institute later got affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The institute has got recognition from the Medical Council of India for undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses.The courses offered by BMCRI are MBBS, MD, MS, B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing, DM and M.Ch. Aside from this, it also offers various diploma programs. Admissions to the courses will be based on respective entrance examinations. The institute has facilities like hostels, library, and research center.