Gulbarga Institute of Medical College, Kalaburagi will seek to be a centre of excellence in
Medical education, training, health care and research imbued with scientific culture,
for the sick and commitment to serve the underserved.
The institute in pursuit of its vision will provide outstanding educational experience, in all
the disciplines of Medicine and allied Health Sciences, in a supportive environment of
scholarship, research, integrity, critical thinking and self directed learning. It will
comprehensive, culturally sensitive, community oriented Health care to individuals and
The institute will be with the objectives of
i) correcting regional imbalances in the
availability of affordable and reliable tertiary healthcare services;
for quality medical education creating a critical mass of doctors and
iii) conducting research
in the country relevant to the area.
The institution will be expected to absorb talent,
highly trained medical and paramedical manpower for the country and conduct research in
and regional health problems.
The vision and mission of the institute will be accomplished using the values of congeniality,
openness, inclusiveness and community involvement at a local and global level.
Kalaburagi is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the administrative headquarters
Kalaburagi district and is the largest city in the Kalyana-Karnataka region of North
Kalaburagi is 623km north of the state capital city of Bangalore a nd 220km from Hyderabad.
Kalaburagi city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is in Kalaburagi Urban Region.
The entire district is on the Deccan Plateau, and the elevation ranges from 300 to 750 m above
MSL. Two main rivers, the Krishna and Bhima, flow through the district. The predominant soil
type is black soil. The district has many tanks, which irrigate the land along with the
river. The Upper Krishna Project is a major irrigation venture in the district.
The climate of the district is generally dry, with temperatures ranging from
8°C to 45°C and an annual rainfall of about 750mm. The year in Gulbarga is divided
three main seasons. The summer lasts from late February to mid-June. It is followed by the
southwest monsoon, which lasts from late June to late September. This is then followed by dry
winter weather until mid-January.
As of the 2011 Indian census,Kalaburagi city has a population of 533,587. Males
constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Kalaburagi has an average literacy rate of
67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy is 70%, while that of
is 30%. In Kalaburagi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.Kannada, Deccani Urdu and
English are the main languages.