Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, centered in Bangalore, India, is a unitary university set up in 1996 by the government of Karnataka, India, for the regulation and promotion of higher education in health sciences throughout the state of Karnataka. The establishment of the university was directed by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Act of 1994. About 276 colleges throughout the state, affiliated with different universities, that were conducting courses related to Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and NursingĀ  were placed under the Rajiv Gandhi University in order to establish uniform standards in academics and administration. The institution is named after former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi. Originally it was centered in Mysore, but in 1998 the Karnataka State Legislature directed that it be moved to Bangalore.


The DigitalĀ  Library is the Nerve Centre for all health science institutions in the state of Karnataka for accessing Scholarly Health Science Information Resources.

Courses Offered
Ph. D Program


  • Unani College
  • Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences Colleges
  • Homophetic College
  • Nursing College
  • Pharmacy College
  • Medical College

Contact details
Ph: 080-26961933/35
Official Website: http://www.rguhs.ac.in/

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