KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research

KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research

JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum, Karnataka


IIRF Rank 2022

Academic Excellence:

KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research holds the pride of place among the Medical Colleges and universities. This institute was founded with a view to providing Medicare facilities to the poor and helpless people of society. Today KLE has become a brand name in India in the spheres of medical education, research and health care services. The Institute aspires to be an Outstanding University of Excellence, Ever in Pursuit Of Newer Horizons to Build Self-Reliant Global Citizens through Assured Quality Education Programmes

The extreme shortage of medical facilities in the region, motivated the KLE Society to establish the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College at Belgaum in 1963. The J N Medical College, Belgaum, stands testimony to the high professional standards aimed for and achieved by the KLE Society. Under the able guidance and mature insight of the Founder Dean, Late Dr. B.S. Jirge, the foundation of the present academic vastness was laid.

Research and Development:

Dr. H. B. Rajshekhar assumed the office of the principal in 1985. During his tenure; the college saw vast growth in infrastructure and learning resources. He contributed substantially in the upcoming of the KLE Hospital and MRC, Digital Library and collaboration with the University of Illinois, USA.

The research center is built up in around 10,000 sq. ft. having three labs engaged in basic research with state of art facilities for staff and research scholars. The research center is focused on key areas like drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, molecular biology, microbiology, natural products and cell culture research.

Ranking and Recognition:

In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research at 43th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.


    • Physical Sciences
    • Health Science
      Physical Sciences
    • Hotel Management
    • Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Medicine
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Surgery
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Dental
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Nursing
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Public Health & Informatics
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Physiotherapy
      Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Ayurveda

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47 IIRF Rank


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