Sree Siddaganga Math Tumakuru, Karnataka is one of the most ancient and renowned spiritual centres of South India situated amidst serene and colourful landscape at a distance Of 63 km from Bengaluru on Bengaluru-Pune highway. Sree Siddaganga Math has a history of over 600 years and is working relentlessly on the philosophies of 12th Century Sharana Sree Basaveshwara namely, Kayaka (work is worship), Dasoha (share the excess earned) and seve (service to mankind).
Sree Siddaganga Math was founded by the great saint Sree Sree Gosala Siddeshwara Shivayogi. His Holiness Dr. Sree Sree Shivakumara Mahashivayogi was initiated to the holy order in 1930 by his guru His Holiness Sree Sree Uddanashivayogi and became the Mathadhyaksha of the Math (Revered President) in the year 1941.
The vision of Dr. Sree Sree Shivakumara Mahashivayogi of providing quality education has been carried forward by His Holiness Sree Siddalinga Swamiji the present President of Sree Siddaganga Math.
About Siddaganga Medical College & Research Institute
Siddaganga Medical College & Research Institute, established with divine blessings of His Holiness Padma Bhushana, Karnataka Ratna Dr. Sree Sree Sivakumara Mahashivayogi and His Holiness Sree Sree Siddalinga Mahaswamiji is set to carve a niche in medical education, research and healthcare. The National Medical Commission, New Delhi accorded permission to start the SMCRI with 150 MBBS seats from the academic year 2022-23.The institute is located in the heart of Tumakuru city which is 65 kms from Bengaluru on the Bengaluru-Pune Highway and is easily accessible by road, train and air. The institute provides one of the finest learning environments with excellent infrastructural facilities such as air conditioned lecture theaters,well equipped laboratories, Skill Lab, Medical Education Unit, Library, and Hostels.
The institute aims to achieve its vision with the ardent support of well experienced, qualified and dedicated teaching and supporting staff.
I am Tanisha first year MBBS student from Tumkur. I am privileged to be a part of SMCRI family. In SMCRI we have very friendly yet disciplined lecturers who guides us in both academic and personal issues by organising mentor mente meeting regularly.
I was actually scared as we were the 1st batch but SMCRI never let our expectations down. SMCRI encourages us to participate in various extracurricular activities like sports and yoga that helps us in building our personality.
Our college is well equipped with facilities that brings about the best in us. we got excellent skill lab with various types mannequins which provides us realistic training experience and boosts our confidence.
I personally like the ambience of our well-equipped laboratories. The HODs, associate professors and managing staff are very supportive. The digital library and the study room are quite accessible. The resources we are provided here are convincing enough to orient us towards holistic learning.