Forensic Medicine and Toxicology – Education
The teaching of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is being done for the students of MBBS (Para-clinical subjects) ———— Phase II/I, II/II and II/III.

  • Methodology –
  • Number of students Attending –
  • Each year 150 UG students are being trained in the department.
  • Number of Teaching hours –
  • Theory 80 Hours
  • Practicals 30 Hours
  • Integrating Teachings 10 Hours
  • Internship Training – The interns will be posted to our department as a part of compulsory rotation internship training programme for developing various skills in opining on Skeletal remains, Sexual offences, Expert Opinion, PM examinations, Exhumation and age estimation.
  • Training to Medical officers to conduct post mortem examination.
  • Training program for Judicial Academy regarding Medicolegal cases.
  • Training to police personnel Regarding investigation of cases.
  • Exposure to nursing students to post mortems and other Medicolegal cases.
  • Faculty members of our department are being involved in various research activities



1.Govt. Order No: HFW 119 MPS 2009, Karnataka Government Secretariat, Vikasa Soudha, Bangalore, dated: 31-07-2009.

2.Two postgraduate seats are allotted per year as per norms of MCI, 50% through India quota and 50% through state quota.


Different CME and Case discussions are arranged on regular intervals to keep student updated about Forensic Medicine.

  • Topic: Medico-Legal Autopsy.
  • Topic: Medical Negligence and Consent in Medical Practice.
  • Topic: Recent amendments in Sexual offence cases.
  • Topic: Forensic photography and videography.
  • Topic: Role of Forensic Science Laboratory in Medico-Legal cases.
  1. Postmortem Conducted by Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, Prof. & Head, KIMS Hubballi, of the noted Indian scholar and Kannada Epigraphsit– Dr.M.M.KALBURGI on August 30 2015 at Dharwad Civil Hospital, Dharwad.
  2. SIACHEN GLACIER AVALANCHE survivor Lance Hanumanthappa Koppad, was brought to KIMS Hubballi on February 11th 2016, and kept for one day under the supervision of Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, Prof. & Head, KIMS Hubballi. The chief minister of Karnataka and Cabinet ministers visited KIMS for the homage.
  3. Postmortem conducted,of the people of, VOLVO BUS TRAGEDY, which took place on 14/11/2013 on Pune – Bangalore highway. C/W Bankapur Police Station.The seven bodies were totally charred and after conduction of postmortem examination, DNA analysis was done, and the bodies were handed over to the concerned relatives only after DNA matching.
  4. Postmortem conducted by Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, Prof. & Head, of the persons expired in POLICE FIRING IN ANKOLA, in NOVEMBER 2014. One firing was done by Police Officer and other person was shot by a sharp shooter.
  5. Postmortem conducted of the Police and the people(total seven cases) who expired in BUILDING COLLPASE OF THE RAILWAY PARCEL OFFICE, HUBBALLI RAILWAY STATION, on 08th February 2016.

About Kims

The present KARNATAKA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, HUBBALLI,( K.I.M.S. HUBBALLI.) was earlier known as the KARNATAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE, HUBBALLI. It was established in AUGUST 1957.For initial few years, the college was functioning from a building which is now known as J.G.Commerce College. Later, it was shifted to the present beautiful campus comprising of 100 acres of land, situated on Pune – Bangalore National Highway, Vidyanagar, Hubballi.

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