An Initiative of
Education Promotion Society for India

About Institute


BLDE Association was established in 1910.  It is committed to the cause of imparting quality education from primary to university in the backward region of North Karnataka.  The Association is nurtured and shaped by great visionaries- Dr.P.G.Halakatti known as ‘Vachana Pitamah’ in Kannada Literature, Shri Shri Sanganabasaveshwar Maha Shivayogigalu of Banthanal, a great religious leader and Dr. B. M. Patil, a great statesman.  Presently, the Association is guided by Dr.M.B.Patil, a young and dynamic leader.



BLDE University (Deemed to be University) came into existence on 29/2/2008 with the sole objective of providing quality Medical Education and meeting health care needs of the people in this backward region of North Karnataka. Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre is the only constituent college of the university, was established in 1986. It has unitary campus of 45 acres with 24 departments and a teaching hospital with 1125 beds.

The Institute has been offering: UG Programme-MBBS (with an intake of 150 students), PG Programmes in 18 disciplines, PG Super Specialty Programme in Urology (M.Ch.), Ph.D. Programme in 12 disciplines and Innovative courses like Fellowship, Diploma and Certificate Courses in Medical and Allied sciences.

Research has received major thrust after being conferred with the Deemed to be University status. This has resulted in enhanced MoUs and Collaborations with reputed Universities and research institutes. Good number of research projects addressing social health care problems have been taken up and are yielding information which will be of direct benefit to the people of the region. The University Journal with international academics on Editorial Board is being published by Wolters-Kluwer.

With the generous support from the Sponsoring Society, University has expanded infrastructural facilities- third floor added to existing hospital building, newer facilities created like Modular operation theatres, ICCU, CCU, NICU, DSA, etc. Also, departmental buildings of Biochemistry, Anatomy and Micribiology have been expanded, and facilities upgraded.

University has been concentrating on enhancing ICT facilities, strengthening and upgrading training (Skills Lab.), research facilities (Central Research Lab, Vascular Lab and Genetics Lab). Digital Integrated Campus Networking on Optical Fibre is in progress and will be commission by June 2016.

This year, to the existing sports facilities, Swimming Pool has been added and Indoor Sports facilities is coming up.

BLDE University has deep concern for health care facilities provided to socially disadvantaged sections of the society both in rural and urban areas. It is worth mentioning that University has established a very well equipped Rural Health Centre in the nearby village, Ukkali.

Recently, the University has been assessed by NAAC and accredited with CGPA of 2.90.



Institute Details

    Facility NameFacility Description
Lab Lab Laboratories: Hospital ,Central Research ,Genetics, Skills, Vascular Physiology & Medicine. etc
Wificampus Wificampus Secured Enterprise Wi-Fi facility available at all academic building including Library & Hostels
Library Library Built in area is 2400 sqmts, seating capacity of 691 and all sections air- conditioned, with Wi-fi
Hostels Hostels Total of 9 buildings with 338 rooms to house 1154 students
Cafeteria/Mess Cafeteria/Mess Cafeteria and mess facilities at Hospital & college hostels: hygienic & well Maintained
Transport Facilities Transport Facilities Hostel & residential quarters in campus, ambulance for patients, bus facility for students
Medical Hospital/Medical facilities The college with teaching hospital of 1125 beds, with primary & teritary health care facility
sports Sports Complex Indoor sports, Outdoor facilities, Swimming pool , Indoor stadium is coming up
Gym Gym The Gym facility is available separately for boys & girls, Gym Trainer available.