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J. J. M. Medical College

Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College

Established : 1965
Type : Co-Education
Chairman : Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa
Principal : Dr. Manjunath Alur
Former Name : J. J. M. Medical College
Location : Davanagere
Affiliation(s) : Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Category : Under Graduate & Post Graduates (Degree & Diploma)
Accreditation / Recognition : Medical Council of India (MCI)
Department(s) : M.B.B.S., M.D. & M.S.

Under Graduate Course - MBBS

MBBS: Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery.

Duration: 4 ½ Years + One Year Compulsory Rotating Internship. Total Annual Intake: 245 The percent of seat sharing between Government of Karnataka and Management is in the ratio of 50:50 (Subject to Change).

Course of study Every student shall undergo a period of certified study extending over 4 ½ academic years from the date of commencement of his/her study for the subject comprising a medical curriculum to the date of completion of the examination followed by the year compulsory rotating internship.

Post Graduate Degree Courses

Degree No.of Seats
M.D.Anesthesia 08
M.D.Dermatology 04
M.S.Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 05
M.D.Forensic Medicine 01
M.S.Obstetrics & Gynecology 12
M.S. Ophthalmology 04
M.S.Orthopedics 08
M.D.Pediatrics 06
M.D.Pathology 08
M.D.Psychiatry 01
M.D.Radiodiagnosis 04
M.D.Anatomy 06
M.D.Biochemistry 04
M.D.Community Medicine 03
M.D.General Medicine 11
M.S.General Surgery 12
M.D.Microbiology 03
M.D.Pharmacology 04
M.D.Physiology 03

Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Diploma
  • D.A
  • D.V.D
  • D.L.O.
  • D.F.M.
  • D.G.O.
  • D.O.
  • D’ORTHO.
  • D.C.H.
  • D.C.P.
  • D.P.M.
  • D.M.R.D.

Postgraduate Degree and Diploma Courses

Eligibility :

  • Candidate should have obtained MBBS Degree from a MCI recognized institution.
  • Candidate should have completed one year compulsory rotating internship after passing the final professional examination before 30th April of the Academic year.

Duration :
Degree Course: 36 Months
Diploma Course: 24 Months

Admission Modalities

Admission Criteria :

  • The candidate should have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Must have passed two year PUC examination of Karnataka State with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects and English language.
  • Any other examination recognized as equivalent by RGUHS, Karnataka, Bangalore.
  • Must have secured not less than 50% marks in optional subjects and English (40% for SC/ST and Category-I Candidates).
  • Candidates passing the qualifying examination from institutions outside Karnataka must produce “Eligibility Certificate” from RGUHS.
  • Should have secured 50% of marks at the competitive entrance test conducted by the competent authorities in Karnataka.
  • NRI STUDENTS: - Candidate should have studied 10+2 years in a recognized institution with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English language obtaining minimum of 50% marks in each subject.
    • Candidate should be a valid Foreign Passport.
    • NRI Means: A student who has studied abroad in a recognized institution for a period of 12 years or a candidate who has studied for a minimum of 5 years abroad and passed the qualifying examinations in India in a recognized institution or qualifying examination from abroad.

Library and Information Center

It is situated on the III and IV Floor of Bapuji OPD Block. The Library & Information Centre has vast area which accommodates 1500 readers at a time. Separate reference areas for faculty, postgraduate and undergraduate students has been provided. Personal book reading sections are made available.

S.S. Digital Library is the latest addition to the center providing Internet facilities with V-SAT connectivity and 25 terminals for the users.


Separate hostel facilities with single and double occupancy are provided for both boys and girls. A total of 1,100 boys and 770 girls can be accommodated in 5 hostels. In all hostels basic facilities with well managed kitchen and catering services are available.

  • P.G.Men’s Hostel
  • JJMMC Boys Hostel

Girls Hostels:

  • Sharavati Hostel
  • Bapuji Hostel
  • P.G.Hostel


The college is located in a campus spread over 25 acres of land with excellent infrastructural facilities for training the students. It has two separate blocks, Administrative block and the pre-clinical block. The Administrative block has tha chambers of the Principal and Director, a board room, college office, examination hall Departments of Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. The Pre-Clinical block houses the departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Community Medicine. The Library and Information Center is situated in the III and IV floor of the OPD Block. The Clinical departments are housed in both District C.G.Hospital and Bapuji Hospital.

Pedagogical infra –structure: Nine Lecture Galleries with seating capacity of 300 to 300 each with audio-visual facilities are available in addition to six level lecture halls. Two mini Auditoriums with 250 seating capacity are equpipped with multimedia facilities.
The examination hall has a total seating capacity of over 500 with individual table and chairs.

Hospital Facilities

The following hospital viz, Chigateri District Hospital, Bapuji Hospital, S.S.General Hospital, Women and Children Hospital and Bapuji Child Health Institute and Research Centre with a total bed strength 2900 are attached to J.J.M.Medical College for teaching and Training of students in clinical subjects.

All the hospital have been provided with modern diagnostic as well as therapeutic modalities catering to the health needs of Davanagere and neighboring District.

Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College, Davanagere – 577004, Karanataka, India was established in the year 1965. It is premiere Institute of the Association imparting Allopathic Medical Education leading to Undergraduate, Postgraduate Degree and Diploma Courses. It is currently affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore. The M.B.B.S, Postgraduate Degree and Diploma courses offered by the Institution are RECOGNISED by the MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA.

The institution is striving hard to develop a health task force at all levels of health care delivery system through the various government as well as own hospitals.

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