The college is located in Ilkal in the south east border of Bagalkot district and naturally it forms the entry point to the district. Geographically, Ilkal is located mid-way between Chitradurga and Solapur, on highway no. 13 and just 60 kms away from district Head Quarters Bagalkot.
ABOUT THIS COLLEGE:
Shri Vijay Mahantesh Ayurvedic Medical College of Shri Vijay Mahantesh Vidya Vardhak Sanghss Ilkal is one of the premiers Institution of Ayurveda in the North Karnatka, with a view of giving knowledge of Ayurveda to the rural part of Karnataka. It was established in 1992. Earlier it was affiliated to Karnataka University, then to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore in 1996. Since then the intake capacity of student increased from 30 to 50, and college & hospital are well organized on the basis of the rules & regulation according to C.C.I.M. New Delhi.
Our college has developed the unique hospital i.e. R.P.K. Ayurvedic Hospital with all the basic needs and infrastructure besides incorporating the modern contemporary techniques for clinical evaluation and medical managements,
After due inspection, both by Karnataka University and Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi, the college and hospital were granted recognition by C.C.I.M., New Delhi in the year 1992. Further R.G.U.H.S. came into existence 1996 and all the medical institution of Karnataka state were brought under the R.G.U.H.S. for affiliation. Without any interruption the University and the apex body continuously recognize our college.
B.A.M.S. - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
The candidate shall have passed the second year PUC examination conducted by the PUC board, Karnataka State (English) Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects or any other examinations recognized as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, with minimum 50% for general caste and 40% for category I, ST and SC in PCB. OR Intermediate sciences examination of an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with 50% in aggregate which includes a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject. OR The First year of three year degree course of a recognized University with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 40% in aggregate which include a practical test in these subjects provided the examination is a university Examination. OR B.Sc. with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) or Chemistry, Botany and Zoology examination of an Indian University provided that the candidate has passed B.Sc examination and has secured at least 50% in any of two subjects studied at degree level and has passed the earlier qualification examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
The candidate must have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or by October of the year of admission.
1st Professional 11/2 years, 2nd Professional 11/2 years, 3rd Professional 11/2 years and Compulsory Internship.
We have not compromised with the quality of teaching and treatments. We are proud of our well-experienced and qualified teaching staff, Physicians and Para medical staff. Due to their efforts our students bagged third rank in 1993 and 1996 and first rank in the year 1999 respectively from Karnataka University, Dharwad.
We provide a well-planned boys hostel, which comprises spacious, clean and well ventilated rooms that can accommodate about 200 students. The surrounds are serene and clean.
The ladies hostel designed to keep in mind, the needs of young girls. The hostel can accommodate 150 students with ample privacy in a safe and clean environment. The hostel has clean organized mess facility, which is managed by students on sharing basis.
The kitchen is spacious and care is taken to prepare clean, hygienic and nutritious foods
To meet the need of constant experiments an case studies, a well equipped ultra modern laboratory has been established which is unique among all the other Ayurvedic Colleges of the State. Qualified laboratory staff is always available to provide proper assistance and guidance to the students. The students become well versed with the up to date knowledge of all the newly invented physiological, pathological and biochemical tests.
Our college is proud to have Anatomical Museum where medical facts relating to human body are on display. The museum is considered as the biggest museum in any Ayurvedic Medical College not only in the state of Karnataka but also in through out India. A collection of over 300 dissected specimens, over 300 models from the fetus stage to its mature stage and over 10 set of skeletons are all carefully prepared by the staff and students and displayed in a systematic manner. It is a veritable bank of visual references.
Our pharmacy has so many classical ayurvedic medicines such as various Churnas, Thaila, Ghritas, Vati, Bhasma, Leha, Asava and Aristas etc. are prepared by classical methods. Some Tablets, capsules, syrups and ointments etc are prepared by following the modern techniques.
A high-tech building as the central library is the excellent assets to our college. The well-designed, comfortable and serene interior can accommodate over 80 students and 20 staff.
More than 5,000 valuable books in various fields of medical science are available in library for students. There are adequate number of journals and magazines, daily news papers to enrich the knowledge of students. In the peaceful ambience separate reading rooms for boys, girls and staff are available.
Our college playground is very rare and unique ground in the state of Karnataka, which is capable of conducting different athletic events. The sport facilities include 8 lanes of 400 meters athletic tracks, well prepared grounds of cricket, basket-ball, volley ball, Kho-Kho and Indoor game facilities like badminton, Table Tennis, carom and other.
All these facilities have enabled students to win the highest accolades in college and Inter University competitions. So many students have become University Blues in various Games of R.G.U.H.S. University.