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Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health

Ist Block, South Hospital Complex, Dharmaram College Post, Near Siddapura Police Station & NIMHANS, Bangalore – 560 029

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Government of Karnataka Ministry of Medical Education National Medical Commission (NMC)



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Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health is a premier government-backed medical facility for child healthcare services in Bangalore. It was established in 1985 and is a preferred tertiary level institute. The college maintains an environment that promotes research and training in child health and treatment.  

As one of the largest multispecialty children hospitals in the country, the hospital set up its own academy to offer both UG and PG programmes in allied healthcare as well as paramedical courses. They provide comprehensive and quality care to pediatric patients and train the candidates on quality care to these patients. 

It is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) and approved by the Ministry of Medical Education, Medical Council of India (MCI) and Government of Karnataka. Admissions to the college are based on scores in 10+2 or HSC level with PCB and English mandatory. There is no entrance test.


1) Scholarships subject to Central/ State Government and College rules.

Why Choose

Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health is one of the premier educational institutions in the field of medical sciences. Some of the reasons why the college is renowned for are: 

  • An ideal environment for learning: Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health offer an ideal environment for learning by providing a combination of complete infrastructure and highly qualified teaching staff.

  • Library With a Huge Collection of Books:  The library at the college boasts of a huge collection of books that facilitates complete learning. It also has international journals, research papers, and digital learning materials.

  • Laboratory: Medical Sciences is one of the fields that require the best of lab facilities and one can find just that in this institution.

  • Hostel: The college provides excellent and safe accommodation for the students which is fully furnished with hygienic food, recreational facilities, and reading rooms.

Career Opportunities

Successful candidates from Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health can aspire to become:

  • Medical Lab Technicians
  • Paediatrician
  • Cytogenetic Technician.
  • Histotechnician.
  • Pathology Assistant.

Common facilities
Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
Lab Lab
Library Library


1st Block, Siddapura, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029

The bus stop that is closest to the college is near Nimhans Hospital and the Metro station closest is the South End Circle Metro Station.

Yes, the college functions as an Autonomous body.

The Institute is known for its affordable quality child care and for achievements in academic excellence in Medical Education and research in the field of Child Health.

M.Ch. stands for Magister of Chirurgiae or in other words, Master of Surgery in Latin. It is a three years post-doctoral degree in Indian Medical System which is the highest Master Degree in the surgical field. To qualify for the entrance examination of M.Ch., one must have a postgraduate master degree in General Surgery. The college offers an M.Ch in Pediatric Surgery.

Yes, the college has placement opportunities for its students to be employed in lucrative professional careers.
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