The Government of Karnataka had decided to establish a Medical College at Bellary instead of Gulbarga. Hyderabad Karnataka Education Society under the leadership of Sri Mahadevappa Rampure started a Medical College in the Private sector in 1963. The College got recognition from the Medical Council of India in 1972. The intake of undergraduate students increased from 100 to 150 per year and these increased admissions were also recognized by the Medical Council of India in 2008. The intake of Post Graduate admissions increased in the Department of Medicine from 08 to 10 per year, in Surgery from 06 to 08 per year, and in Orthopedics from 01 to 03 per year during the year 2005-06. The hospital was ready in January 1967. The clinical training was shifted to the present District General Hospital.