St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore was established in 1963 by the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of India, St. John’s has grown to be listed as one of the top medical educational institutions in the country. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council, a Review Committee of the University Grants Commission, has recognized the excellence of St. John’s Medical College and Hospital and accorded it with a 5 star grading. It offers graduate, postgraduate, diploma and super specialty degrees recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore, Karnataka.
The mission orientation of the institution is to train healthcare professionals, especially to serve in the medically underserved areas of the country. The high quality of academic and research work undertaken by the qualified and dedicated teaching staff of the college has attracted grants from different parts of the world.
Campus of St. John’s Medical College –
Five years after it was established, the St’ John’s Medical College moved into a huge 160-acre campus in June 1968. The present site of the campus is situated on the outskirts of Bangalore, better known as the Silicon Valley and Garden City of India. The campus houses a teaching centre with lecture theatres, pre-clinical departments, para-clinical departments, students’ hostels, workshop and staff quarters.
Along with student hostels, staff quarters and lecture theatres, the huge St. John’s campus at Bangalore houses 800-bed hospital along with staff quarters for resident nurses and medical professionals. The hospital has expanded since 1973 to include another wing, a department for outpatients, a number of specialty departments and medicinal facilities.
Facilities at St. John’s Medical College –
- Clinical Facility
- Banks / Post Office
- Public Call Centres
- Internet Browsing Centres
- Rural Training Centre