Siddhartha Medical College

Siddhartha Medical College

  • Tumkur, Karnataka
  • Founded: 1988
  • Affiliations: MCI, UGC

Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur (SSMC) was established in 1988 by the Sri Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES). Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur was initially affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. In 2008, Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education was announced as a deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Sri Siddhartha Medical college, Tumkur and Sri Siddhartha Dental College have been functioning under the Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education.

SSMC, Tumkur is situated 65 kms from Bangalore and it is just over an hour’s drive from Bangalore. Sri Siddhartha Medical College is approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI). It is an organization that is dedicated to establish a center of excellence in health care and enhancing the well-being of the community through quality programs of preventive medicine, medical education and research. SSMC Hospital has a separate building for OPD and causality with separate departments for Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, and Radiology. It has a capacity 1,350 beds in the hospital with 12 fully equipped major operation theatres, along with minor operation theatres. There are separate structures for Pre and Para-clinical divisions, as well as for the SSMC Hospital. The hostel facilities are separate for UG, PG and NRI students with a mess to each hostel serving delicious vegetarian food. The central library also has a separate building with an area of 12,600 sq. Ft. The college has playgrounds for games such as football, volleyball, basketball, cricket, throw ball etc. which are encouraged as recreational activities. In addition to this, indoor games and a gymnasium are also available. There is also constructing a new auditorium with state-of-the-art facilities.


Sri Siddhartha Medical College Courses offered are as below:

  • M. D. (Doctor of medicine) in Anatomy, Physiology, Bio chemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, General medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology.
  • M. S.
  • P G Diploma

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) :
The Programme covers all preclinical, Para-clinical and clinical disciplines through theory classes and clinical training as mandated by the MCI (Medical council of India) guidelines. Students are taught through lectures, tutorials, and training at the Hospital. The College focuses on integrated learning for students to understand the role of each discipline in diagnosis and treatment.

  • Early exposure to research methodology and guidance from experienced faculty to encourage participation in research projects.
  • Yearly medical conference, “Insight” organized by undergraduate students for undergraduate students across all medical colleges in India.
  • Innovative methodology and integrated teaching.

Admissions 2019

Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) was started in the year 1988 by Sri Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES). Siddhartha medical college is recognized by Medical Council of India. Siddhartha academy of higher education was declared to be deemed university under section 3 UGC act, 1956. The Medical College and hospital is located in the outskirts of Tumkur city – 6 km from the city amidst green field in a vast campus of 220 acres of the side of Bangalore.

To meet the need of training the next generation of doctors, Sri Siddhartha medical college(SSMC) was set up on the campus in 1988, The College is well-equipped with the latest infrastructure, technology-enabled classrooms and advanced laboratories, and continually focuses on teaching, and research, separate buildings for Pre and Para-clinical departments, spacious library and information center and SSMC Hospital. Sri Siddhartha Medical College admissions will be process through NEET score and 10+2 score.

Sri Siddhartha Medical College admissions are done as per the relevant regulations of the UGC, MCI, Government of Karnataka and other Statutory bodies Concerned. Admission in Siddhartha Medical College is made through an All India common Entrance Test conducted by the university called SSAHE AIUGET & SSAHE AIPGET.

For MBBS Admission in Siddhartha College, Tumkur 80 % of setas are filled by University Based Entrance Exam SSAHE AIUGET. In 2015, the total intake of Sri Siddhartha Medical College was 130, out of which 80% seats i.e 104 seats (General Merit 85 & SC/ST 19 Seat) were filled by AIUGET and rest 20 % by Nri / Management Quota. Similarly for BDS Admission in Sri Siidhartha Dental College, the total intake is 40 seats out of which 32 seats (26 General Merit & 6 seats for SC/ST) were filled by AIUGET. Sri Sidhartha Medical College Admission 2016 matrix can change as it is subjected to norms of Government of Karnataka & MCI Guidelines.


Sri Siddhartha Medical College (SSMC) was started in the year 1988 by Sri Siddhartha Educational Society (SSES).Sri Siddhartha medical college was declared to be Deemed University under the act of section 3 of the UGC Act,1956.

Placement Cell:
Placements as a component of a course or degree program, offer you the opportunity to practice the skills of your profession. Sri Siddhartha Medical college placement cell works towards the successful recruitment of the students, and ensures that the students are well trained to take on the challenges, develops the required skills and handle the interview in the best possible manner, and they will be placed into hospitals to survive.

Sri Siddhartha Medical College deemed university is well equipped with green campus and 21 buildings with built-in area of about 73,875 sq. mt at the cost of about Rs. 20 crores, which include furnished quarters for staffs. There are separate buildings for pre and Para-clinical departments, library and information center and SSMC Hospital, and with the hostel for boys and girls within the campus. 

Facilities in Sri Siddhartha Medical college, Spread over 20 acres of green campus with the facilities of best classrooms, Separate buildings for Pre and Para-clinical departments, spacious library and information center and SSMC Hospital.


SSMC Hospital has separate building for OPD and causality with independent departments of Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, and Radiology. It is a 1350 bedded hospital, fully equipped with 12 major operation theaters in addition to minor operation theaters. SSMC is catering the needs of rural population. There are skilled doctors with specially trained nurses to give a healing touch to the patients. The Hospital building also has a post office and a bank to serve the needs of staff, students and the public. There is a canteen, hospital mess, fruit stall and a phone booth to cater the needs of the public.

  • Area : 73875 Square Meters
  • Hostel Facility
  • ROOM
  • Disclaimer: The information provided here is best to our knowledge. We do not guarantee the aptness of information. We would recommend to verify the information from Institute’s website as there could be changes from time to time. The above information is for students community in large and does not mean that we provide management quota admission in any institute that are mentioned on our website. There is no process for direct admission. Except Foreign / NRI Quota admission in select institutions, all other admissions takes place through college selection process only.