Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) was established in 1955 by the Mysore Education Society. Initially affiliated with Mysore University and Bangalore University, it later became affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. The institute is recognized by the Medical Council of India for its undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses. BMCRI offers programs such as MBBS, MD, MS, B.Sc. Nursing, M.Sc. Nursing, DM, and M.Ch., along with various diploma courses. Admissions are based on entrance examinations. The institute provides facilities like hostels, library, and research center. It has MCI recognition for undergraduate and postgraduate seats, as well as super specialty and fellowship programs.