The Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), Mandya is an Autonomous Government Medical College of the Government of Karnataka. The institution is located on the State Highway No. 17 (Bengaluru – Mysore road) at a distance of 90 Kilometers from Bengaluru.
The Medical College and its ancillaries are located on a sprawling 25 acre campus located abutting the highway. The College has an attached 550 bedded Hospital. The campus also houses the residential quarters for the faculty and staff (Teaching, Non – teaching, Nursing and auxiliary staff), Hostels for Undergraduate and Post Graduate Students (separate for Males and Females)
The Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences is a 100% merit oriented institution and the students are selected through the common entrance test at the state level (85% of the seats) and the national level entrance test (15% of the seats).
The institution started in the year 2005 and the 1st batch of students was admitted in the year 2006 and the 1st batch of Post Graduate students (Pre and Para Clinical subjects) in the year 2010 – 2011. The process of starting postgraduate courses in the clinical specialties has started and approvals are expected shortly.
The management of the institution vests with the Governing council which is chaired by the Minister of Medical Education. The Head of the Institution is the Director who is assisted by the Principal, Medical Superintendent, Chief Administrative Officer, Financial Advisor and the Heads of Departments.